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How Did Hot Rod’s Get Their Name?

There is much debate on how the name “Hot Rod” actually originated. One theory is that the term “hot” comes from the fact that cars may have been stolen. Another idea is that the term “hot rod” is really referring to the fact that the engines “rod”, the camshaft is […]

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The Origins of Hot Rods

Hot rods is a term that really refers to the old classic American cars that have been modified for racing. The hot rods are cars in which the engine of the car has been altered or replaced with another engine to allow the car increased speed.  The car is also […]

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Top Hot Rods in Movies

Movies can serve to showcase some amazing cars. Some of these movies and the cars that were in them are still often talked about today, the scenes are so iconic and memorable that people, especially car enthusiast talk about them for years and years to come. American Graffiti One of […]

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Best Cleaners for Cars and Hot Rods

Keeping your car or hot rod in good condition is important. If you keep your car clean and well maintained then not only will it last longer, but its resale value will be higher. Contaminants adversely affect the paintwork and can lead to the development of rust. Therefore, using the […]

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Maintenance Tips for Your Hot Rod

Hot rods are perhaps some of the most exciting cars to drive. They offer cool looks and a quick ride, and they make you stand out while you are on the road. What more could you want for your car? It was in the early 1950’s that these cars really […]

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Are Hot Rods Expensive to Maintain?

A hot rod need not be expensive to maintain. It may cost quite a bit to restore an old car depending on what condition it is actually in. However, maintaining a car once it is restored to top condition need not be an expensive endeavor, unless new parts must be […]

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Are Hot Rods Safe?

The hot rods first became popular sometimes after the second World War. This was because people were feeling now much more relaxed and the economic growth in the US allowed them to invest in things they like. Hot rods were also very popular because tuning them started to be a […]

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The Popularity of Hot Rods Through Time

The birth of hot rods can be traced back sometimes after the end of World War II. The teens were very eager to have customized motorcycles, so it was natural for cars to be the next target. The purpose of them was to be able to speed linear and to […]

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How to Customize Your Bike

Every one of us had that dream of owning a great bike. This idea must have been influenced by watching a spectacular bike show, which triggered the thought of building and having one. In your imagination, you already see yourself working tirelessly on your dream bike. The internet gives the […]