As we get into event season, many of you might be pulling rods and customs out of the garage that have been collecting dust over the winter – or maybe they just haven’t been cleaned in a while. Getting that car or truck’s paint polished
It’s funny how some of the things we didn’t think twice about doing when we were young can seem more intimidating later in life. For many rodders and car enthusiasts who came of age in the pre-EFI days, basic automotive tasks like replacing ignition points,
Judging by the number of ads, tech articles, and feature cars that you read about with electronic fuel injection, you could easily get the feeling that the classic carburetor is obsolete and has been replaced. The truth, however, is that the venerable carburetor is alive
In the early days of hot rodding and muscle cars, everything was about power and speed. Brakes were frequently an afterthought and were sketchy at best, especially during a panic stop when you needed them most. Thankfully, that mindset progressed as enthusiasts sought to build
Probably the most important components of your car or truck’s suspension system are the shocks, at least in terms of safety, handling and comfort behind the wheel. All of our hot rods are supported on a set of springs of some sort and the shock
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.
Pat Topolinski and Frankie Forman from PowerNation TV’s Engine Power were rummaging through the shop and found some dusty small block Ford engines and various used parts. They gathered it all up, picked the best of the bunch, and got some new parts to build
In the world of street rods, the words, “all steel”, pop up a lot, especially in for sale ads and even throughout feature write-ups. This distinction is still placed upon hot rods whether built from their OEM metal shell or from a brand-new steel body,
Words and photos courtesy M/E Wagner
Background: How can a PCV valve influence EFI system tuning success?
As the muscle car, hot rod and collector car aftermarket moves further into the 21st century, technologies that have long been used in OEM applications are increasingly becoming more accessible
We showed you yesterday how the Goolsby Customs team fabricated a set of bitchin’ custom sheet metal inner fenders on the Goodguys 2021-22 Grand Prize Giveaway Squarebody Chevy truck. But there’s another option for solving the issue of front tire clearance on trucks like these