If you’ve been around the hot rod world over the last 30 years, chances are you’ve heard of Dakota Digital. Those digital dashes with a blue glow can be seen inside cool cars at events from coast to coast as well as around the globe.
To tell the AccuAir story we need to go way back. Back before social media, before Squarebody C10’s were classics and before Dustin and Reno Heon were reshaping Air Suspension in the automotive aftermarket. We need to go all the way back to Muff ‘n’
Bruce Canepa is a California born and bred hot rodder. Through a lifetime of winning and thriving to be the best at what he does, he has amassed go-fast greatness. He is best known for restoring, building and racing exotic race cars and Porsches. But
There is a classic rebirth afoot. Every few years an urban legend resurfaces about a barn full of 1957 Chevys that were taken off the assembly line and stashed somewhere to be discovered 50 or 60 years later.
The closest thing to that fantasy ever becoming
If you want something done right, sometimes you have to do it yourself. Tim Kilkeary learned that lesson the hard way about six years ago, when a disastrous build experience at a local hot rod shop led him to realize that he wanted to open
For years—about 15 of them, actually—Jared Hancock had to move this, slide that over, and probably drag the other thing out of the way to get stuff done. Which is to say his shop, J-Rod and Custom, was always a little bit cramped.
That all changed
There’s just something about an early ‘70s Chevy Blazer that makes Curt Hill want to grab a wrench. Hill, the owner of Hill’s Rod and Custom in Pleasant Hill, California, has built all kinds of hot rods and custom cars over the course of his
By Ashley Majeski Smissen
Photos by Mike Harrington and John Jackson
Jonathan Ward, founder ICON 4x4 isn’t afraid to tackle anything at his Southern California shop. From Land Cruisers to perfectly patina’d lead sleds, Ward can take just about any car and make it iconic.
Ward may not
By John Drummond
Photos by John Drummond and SharkWerks
It’s not surprising Alex Ross aka “Sharky” makes already fast Porsche’s go faster, drive better and certainly sound better. In a past life, the British born entrepreneur founded a company and a website solely dedicated to hopping up
Photos by Big Oak Garage
Rising out of the hot bed of rod shops in Northern Alabama, Big Oak Garage is quickly making a name for itself, thanks to several recent builds that have swept the car show scene. The shop, located in the tiny