It’s not entirely accurate to say we’re heading into the “off season” in terms of car shows and events, considering that so many large car gatherings did not happen in 2020. But we are getting to that time of year where many of us are
The Goodguys / March Performance Street Rod d’Elegance award celebrates the refined and elegant side of street rodding, those carefully crafted and coach-built rods that are more about style and grace than all-out performance. The award’s origins actually date back nearly 30 years, when the
Rounding out this week’s Best Of 2020 galleries is Hot Rods and Street Rods – easily a cornerstone of our industry. Anyone who has ever driven one will tell you it doesn’t get much better than cruising a hot rod roadster down the open road.
We all know that hot rodding can be a slippery slope. Plans for simple engine mods often turn into a major rebuild or an upgrade to a completely different power plant. And a basic repaint can quickly escalate into a complete frame-up rebuild.
Jim Kerr has
There’s no denying that Trucks are one of the hottest trends in our industry today. Everything from Hot Rod Pickups to the 1988-98 GM “OBS” trucks are popping up left and right. Parts and components for trucks continue to be developed, 60’s and 70’s Ford
Goodguys founder Gary Meadors was adamant in including Customs in the Goodguys Rod and Custom Association name when he started the organization back in 1987. For decades Customs have played a vital role in our industry. Some of the most recognizable builds are Customs –
Goodguys may have only been able to host three National events in 2020, but that doesn’t mean we didn’t get to see our fair share of cool cars. We combed through our 2020 event photography folders to show you some of those cool rides that
Ever think about all those projects and builds you’re going to get to once you retire? After retiring from McClellan Air Force Base about 20 years ago, Michael Morales was able to put a lot of time into his ’51 Merc project, but his retirement
“I’ve been a car guy since I was 14,” says Jeff Hess, the owner of "OLDSSLED," the ’56 Oldsmobile that captured the title of Goodguys 2020 Street Rod Headquarters Custom of the Year. “I drove illegally as a kid on Long Island.”
Those illicit underage drives
Jeff Boone's grandfather, Willis Horn, bought this custom Ford in Southern California in 1941. The five-window coupe had been chopped, the quarter windows filled, and the body customized with a ’40 Nash grille and ’37 DeSoto bumpers. Willis drove the car, raced it a little,