When you own an award-winning hot rod, you tend to improve it around edges. Maybe you add new wheels at some point, or bigger brakes – that sort of upgrade. Martin Miller of had a different goal when he decided to update his 1932 Ford
When long-time Goodguys Rodder’s Rep Paul LeMoine watches the custom ’48 Chevy cab-over truck known as the Decoliner cross the block at the Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson auction later this month, he knows one thing for sure: The truck is sold. He just doesn’t know the price.
Young Brad Swaney learned a lesson about a build getting out of hand that many of us needed decades and multiple projects to understand: Building a daily driver can end up with a finished truck being too nice to drive every day.
That is what happened
For most of us, our first ride fell on one end of the spectrum or another. Either it was a clunker worth forgetting, or something we wish we’d kept. For Gordon Noggle, his first ride fits into a third category: keep it long enough and
If you’re familiar with Chris Ryan and his shop, Ryan’s Rod & Kustom, you know he has a knack for turning out smooth, traditional-style customs, like his gold ’49 Cadillac or candy red ’56 Continental. So, consider our double-take when he rolled into York in
Air-cooled Volkswagens are perennial hot rod favorites. It’s an unlikely pairing considering a Beetle or a Bus has a puny little rear-mounted engine that isn’t amicable to huge horsepower injections. Yet we know plenty of hot rodders – from well-known pro builders to longtime hobbyists
David Gruthoff’s ’69 Shelby GT500 Mustang is exactly what a rare ’60s muscle car should be when it’s 52 years old. Stock. As stock as stock can be.
David found his Mustang in Pensacola, Florida, 23 years ago. He lives in Brighton, Colorado, less than 100
How many times have you heard someone lament about selling their high school car? It’s fair to say that most of your car-guy friends all have a similar story about having a GTO, Charger, Mustang, or a now-classic pickup that was the fastest thing in
Growing up right down the street from the famous US30 Dragway in York, Pennsylvania, Howard Smith was introduced to the world of hot rodding at an early age. In fact, he and his friends were caught sneaking into the track so many times that they
One easy way to stand out in the hot rod and custom car crowd is to build something other than a common Ford or Chevy. Another way is to have your car built by a shop with a distinctive and definitive style. Don and Jackie