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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 Hot 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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