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Event Alert: Cerritos College Custom Car Show And Concert On 8/17

On Sunday, August 17th Cerritos College will be teaming up with JR Entertainment for the Cerritos College Custom Car Show and Concert. The event is a benefit fundraiser for the Cerritos College football program. Read More


Meltdown Drags And Byron Dragway–A Weekend Of High Octane Nostalgia

Check out this recap from Byron, Illinois' Meltdown Drags that took place at the Byron Dragway earlier this month. The folks who put on this event are dedicated to capturing the spirit of the 60s and back. Read More


Back On The Streets After 30 Years–’60 Chevy Wagon For Sale!

Check out the cool backstory on this 1960 Chevy Wagon. If it catches your eye and pulls on your heart strings send your inquiries to the current owner below as this cool project is up for sale! Read More


New Smoothie Water Pumps From Tuff Stuff Performance

Good looks and performance are hallmarks of these new Smoothie water pumps from Tuff Stuff Performance. They're designed for the small and big-block Chevrolet and will improve the looks under the hood. Read More


Patina’d People Hauler: 1953 Pontiac Chieftain Deluxe Wagon

This 1953 Pontiac Chieftain has a few things going for it, but will it prove to be more trouble than it's worth? We examine the state of this quasi-woodie wagon and see if it's worth the labor of love. Read More


British Car, American Guts: 1953 Austin-Healey 100

Much like the Shelby Cobra, this Austin-Healey 100 is an American spin on a British concept. Is it a wimp or a knockout? You decide. Read More


RK Motors Charlotte Find: 1938 Packard Coupe

RK Motors Charlotte brings the goods to the forefront with this super-sleeper Packard coupe from 1938. Learn what makes this unassuming luxury car so mean! Read More


Flaming River Brings On Ron Skyrme To Lead Business Development

Take a moment to welcome Ron Skyrme, an industry veteran of over 30 years, as he takes over business development duties at Flaming River. Find out more about his profile here. Read More


Project Sucker Punch: Do-It-Yourself Assembly Of A 383 Stroker

Rod Authority links up with BluePrint Engines and Edelbrock to perform a DIY engine assembly for Project Sucker Punch. Check out this spotlight and feature video on the assembly of our 383 stroker motor. Read More


QA1 Adds 600 And 650 Lb./In. Springs To Front GM Pro Coil Systems

QA1s new 600 lb./in. and 650 lb./in coil-over springs can be purchased as part of one of their GM Pro Coil suspension systems, or separately if you've already got one. Better suspension control is a phone call away! Read More


The Heavy Hitter: Gallery And Spotlights From Goodguys 17th PPG Nats

Rod Authority was in attendance at this year's 17th PPG Nationals. Check out our coverage for a closer look at Street Rod of the Year contenders and an exclusive gallery of hot rods and customs from the event! Read More


Goodguys Reveals The Next Giveaway Vehicle: The 1970 Chevy “G-10″

In wake of the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association announcing the winner of the 2013/2014 Giveaway Car, the organization recently unveiled the next custom vehicle up for grabs. Check it out inside! Read More

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Fuel Up With Edelbrock’s “Top It Off” Carburetor Promo

Edelbrock is running a promotion until the end of October, 2014 on Performer and Thunder AVS carburetors. Buy one and get some induction accessories and a t-shirt for free! Read More


11th Ink-N-Iron: The Heart Of Kustom Kulture Aboard The Queen Mary

For the 11th year, Ink-N-Iron delivered a three-day weekend packed full of kustom kulture's finest rides, musicians, artists, and pinups. Check out Rod Authority's exclusive coverage from the event inside. Read More

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SEMA Hosts Open House At Their New SEMA Garage

The Specialty Equipment Market Association, better known as SEMA, hosted an open house at the SEMA Garage to show off the recently completed facility. SEMA works on a national level to support the automotive world. Read More


Crane Cams Offers High-End Hydraulic Roller Camshafts

Raise your hand if you want improved valvetrain reliability and performance for your older engine! If yours is up, It's time to check out the Crane Cams hydraulic roller camshaft lineup at Summit Racing. Read More

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Event Alert: Goodguys 27th Annual Pacific Northwest Nationals

For the 27th year running, Goodguys Rod and Custom Association is hosting the Pacific Northwest Nationals. Loaded with lots of features and drag race related events. Check this out for more info! Read More


Teaser: Dick Raczuk’s ’41 Graham Hollywood, Rare As It Is Beautiful

Check out this teaser/preview on Dick Raczuk's 1941 Graham Hollywood–a hot rod that is as rare as it is beautiful. Handled in Dick's own shop, the creation of this car prompted the start of his latest business. Read More


Jim Browning Of Ultimate Headers Gives Us The Lowdown On His Product

While at this year's Goodguys 17th PPG Nationals we ran into our friend Jim Browning of Ultimate Headers. We had to get a prompt scoop on what was new in the world of his business. Learn more inside! Read More


Event Preview: Goodguys 17th PPG Nationals In Columbus, Ohio

Rod Authority had the recent pleasure of attending arguably the biggest show in the Goodguys circuit–the 17th PPG Nationals. Read more to get a preview of what we'll be bringing to our readers from the event! Read More