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Win the Trip of a Lifetime to Compete in the SEMA Young Guns Battle of the Builders!

Win the Trip of a Lifetime to Compete in the SEMA Young Guns Battle of the Builders! Are you an up and coming, young car builder (27 or younger) who’d like to win a trip to show off the ride you built at this year’s SEMA Show and compete in the prestigious SEMA Battle of the...

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Drop-Top Dream – Tony Cuevas Realizes His Vision of a Cool ’55 Bel Air

Drop-Top Dream – Tony Cuevas Realizes His Vision of a Cool ’55 Bel Air Tony Cuevas has always been into custom rides. From cars in his teen years, then over to motorcycles and back to cars again, one thing has always remained constant – they gotta look good, be era...

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5 Minutes with Michael Anthony of Van Halen

5 Minutes with Michael Anthony of Van Halen Michael Anthony may be known for his extensive collection of bass guitars – he has one shaped like a Jack Daniels bottle, after all! – but the former Van Halen bass player also has an impressive...

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Spring Into Action - A Guide to Street Rod Suspension Components

Spring Into Action - A Guide to Street Rod Suspension Components In the earlier days of street rodding there was typically a broad gap between looking cool and riding smooth. Many rodders built their pre-'49 hot rods to look slick first with little concern for the...

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Hot Rod Shop tours set for Thursday, August 16 to kick off the Goodguys 17th Great NW Nationals in Spokane

Hot Rod Shop tours set for Thursday, August 16 to kick off the Goodguys 17th Great NW Nationals in Spokane The Inland Northwest is chock full of cool shops and stops and on Thursday, August 16, you will get to see some of them as the Goodguys kick off the 17th Great NW Nationals with a shop tour ending up...

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Ida Automotive: Where Excellence Takes Shape

Ida Automotive: Where Excellence Takes Shape We had a chance to visit Rob and Bob Ida recently when we were back east for the East Coast Nationals in Rhinebeck. It was a rewarding experience spending a few days at Ida Automotive watching the...

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Bronze Beauty – Don and Irene Richardson’s ’38 Ford Convertible Sedan

Bronze Beauty – Don and Irene Richardson’s ’38 Ford Convertible Sedan Don Richardson bought this rare '38 Ford convertible sedan way back in 1993. As owner of a hot rod shop, Richardson Custom Auto Body, Don fell into that common trap where customer cars always took...

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Legends of Hot Rodding: "Speedy" Bill Smith - Hot Rodding’s Midwest Connection

Legends of Hot Rodding: "Speedy" Bill Smith - Hot Rodding’s Midwest Connection D. William Smith was his legal name, but hot rodders knew him simply as "Speedy” Bill, a moniker that had long since replaced the one printed on his Nebraska birth certificate. “Speedy” Bill...

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Deuces in Des Moines - A Gallery of '32s from the Heartland Nationals

Deuces in Des Moines - A Gallery of '32s from the Heartland Nationals Each and every Goodguys event has its own distinct feel. Sometimes it's based on region - we tend to see more customs at the East Coast Nationals in Rhinebeck, for instance, or more pickups at the...

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Bowling Green Hot Rod Reunion – KENTUCKY FRIED GASSERS!

Bowling Green Hot Rod Reunion – KENTUCKY FRIED GASSERS! The NHRA Holley Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky is a hot and steamy celebration of speed. Held at historic Beech Bend Raceway in a park-like setting, it’s the perfect nostalgic location...

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