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Street Rod, Hot Rod & Custom Rod. The naming conventions can be confusing, but the formula is simple; take an early-bodied car, drop in a modern driveline and then make it safe by updating the brakes, suspension and steering. In addition to improved performance, the other prevailing characteristic of a Street Rod is a modified appearance. Chopped tops, channeled floors, Frenched lights, and shaved trim often add streamlined appeal to these vintage cars. Shop Street Rod Now
In the years following World War II, manufacturers unveiled all-new pickup trucks aimed at a wider audience than farm and industrial use. With innovations like lowered cab heights, two-tone paint jobs, independent front suspensions, and the availability of automatic transmissions, it’s easy to see how these trucks made the transition from a workhorse only role to something enjoyed every day. Shop Classic Truck Now
The 1960s was arguably the most exciting decade in American automotive history. Gas prices were low and compression ratios were high. Manufacturers pumped out dozens of high-performance cars with large displacement V8 engines designed for brutal acceleration. GM, Ford, Chrysler, and even AMC equipped their mid-size models with exotic names and muscular looks in order to attract customers. They spent millions on ad campaigns to reinforce the performance image of their brands. Shop Muscle Car Now
So you want to get into the hot rod scene but you don’t have the means of Bill Gates or the crafting abilities of Chip Foose? A T-Bucket is the answer. These back-to-basics hot rods feature a Model T roadster body on a custom-fabricated chassis, with the engine typically playing a lead role in defining the car’s character. The T’s elemental style makes them extremely versatile and fun to build. How will you build yours? Shop T-Bucket Now
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Street Videos & Articles
Watch Zach build our 383 engine for the 1932 Roadster. Zach and Joe breathe new life into our 383 by adding a Holley 750 4 Barrel Carburetor and Dyers 4-71 blower.
You can slip these Finned Aluminum Buick Brake Drums on to any one of our 1937-48 Ford hubs or 12x2 Bendix brakes. No machining. No re-drilling. Not a cover. Just classic hotrod style.
In this tech talk, Kevin and Joe demonstrate how to change the mounting hardware on universal side clamp-on mirrors to fit the driver side or passenger side of your ride. Watch how to properly install the mirror on the driver side of Kevin's '54 Chevy.
This tech talk reviews the advantages of swapping out a stock style down flow radiator in a '54 Bel Air with a BBC, to a double pass cross flow radiator. Kevin and Joe also discuss some of the modifications that will have to be made.
Save yourself some time and get a Flathead generator stud for your Flathead intake.
How to lower a C10 Chevy truck with lowering coil springs and install a front end rebuild kit. Upgrade your broken, rusty, or saggy suspension with our guide.
Choosing the right suspension products when building your street rod or custom car. A step by step on how to determine which parts are needed for installation, how to calculate the spring rate and other helpful tips along the way.
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