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Matt Jones, was hand-selected by Art Morrison, to purchase the controlling interest in AME.

Fife, Wa - Matt Jones, who joined Art Morrison Enterprises (AME) in 2005 with a freshly minted Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering,...
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Everything You Need To Know About Leaf and Coil Springs

Eaton Detroit Spring Shows Us Things About Hot Rod Spring Suspension By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography By the Author and Courtesy of Eaton Detroit Spring...
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Strauss’ 1955 Chevy Bel-Air With a Classic Touch

Richie Strauss’ Classic 1955 Chevy Bel Air With Tri-Power By Chuck Vranas   -   Photography & Videography by the Author https://vimeo.com/696186208 It doesn’t matter if your car was...
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1947 Dodge Coupe With Hand-Crafted Custom Fender and Decklid

Reforming Body Lines With Traditional MetalCraft By Curt Iseli   -   Photography by Cody Walls The story of Doug Melson’s 1947 Dodge coupe is an all-too-familiar one....

22nd Annual NAPA Auto Parts Syracuse Nationals

Hot Rods and Customs, East Coast Style By Chuck Vranas   -   Photography by the Author  One of greatest pleasures in owning a hot rod or custom...
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How to MIG Weld

Miller Portable Welder Units Are One Of The Best at Home Mig Welder For Hot Rodders By Ron Covell   -   Photography By the Author The principles...
01 In The Shop Jerry Kugel Komponents Blackie 1932 Ford Roadster

In the Shop: Kugel Komponents

High-End Hot Rod Parts, Killer Projects, and Bonneville History Run in the Kugel Family By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography By Brian Brennan Icons of the...
01 1931 Ford Model A Deluxe Tudor Phaeton With ‘60s Vibes

1931 Ford Model A Deluxe Tudor Phaeton With ’60s Vibes

Art Fortin’s 1931 DeLuxe Tudor Phaeton with Vintage Engine V8 and Chevy Tri-Power By Brian Brennan   -   Photography & Videography by Michael Christensen https://vimeo.com/696771011   It’s been a...
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Gauntt’s Three-Window Coupe: Award Winning Craftsmanship

This ’32 Ford Three-Window Coupe Took Time … Lots of Time By Brian Brennan   -   Photography By Wes Allison   -   Illustrations By e. Black Design...
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Rodding Around – Happy 100th to Alex Xydias

By Brian Brennan   -   Photography by Ed Justice There are some birthdays that just seem to mean more to us than others. But for any...
01 Geoff Jones at Hot Rods By Dean prepping our fuel tank from CPP

How To Upgrade Your Fuel System: EFI Ready Fuel Tank Kit

Swapping Your Classic Car’s Fuel System to Accept Fuel Injection or Upgrading Your Fuel System is a Worthwhile Project By Brian Brennan   -Photography By the...
01 “Baby Zephyr” A Perfect Blend of Vintage Ford Cars

“Baby Zephyr” A Perfect Blend of Vintage Ford Cars

A 1938 Ford Three-Window Coupe? One Smooth Burgundy Coupe With Flathead V12 Power By Gerry Burger   -   Photography By the Author Woody Smith is not new...
01 Eric Black did the renderings for the Gauntt coupe

The Metalwork Behind The GNRS 2022 Al Slonaker Award Winning Highboy Coupe

By Ron Covell Some of the most eye-catching vehicles at the recent Grand National Roadster Show (GNRS) in Pomona were in competition for the Al...

1957 Ford Ranch Wagon Firewall Modification

Part III: Fabricating a Firewall and Installing a Flaming River Steering Column By Ron Ceridono - Photography By Tate Radford & Colin Radford We’ve been following along...
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How To Build a Bomber Seat With a Speedway Motors kit

Vintage Bomber Seat With Comfort is a Great Way to Implement Tradition By Brian Brennan - Photography Courtesy of Speedway Motors Building a hot rod with a...
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It Runs In The Family: 1968 Road Runner

This Voodoo Violet 1968 Plymouth Roadrunner is Truly a Family Heirloom By Brian Brennan - Photography By John Jackson This 1968 Plymouth Road Runner has been in...
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Road Race Ready 1963 Ford Falcon

Brett Parker’s Fast Ford Futura “Warbird” By Chuck Vranas - Photography & Videography by the Author https://vimeo.com/684472894 The stunning 1963 Ford Falcon Futura laid out across these pages...
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All about the AMBR-winning 1934 Chevy roadster and its LS Engine.

Beauty is More Than Skin Deep - A Look Under the Hood of America’s Most Beautiful Roadster for 2022 By Ron Ceridono It’s no secret that one...

The Winfield Award

Gene Winfield’s Prestigious Award Competition Celebrates its 12th Year at the 2022 Syracuse Nationals By Chuck Vranas   -   Photography By Author There’s no better way to...
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Above & Beyond a Simple Restoration: 1931 Ford Sedan

This 1931 Ford Tudor sedan Started Out as a Restoration but Ventured Off That Path By Brian Brennan - Photography By Don Kates The consensus is: Know...
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Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals & Golden Star Classic Auto Parts Giveaway ’55 Chevy

By Brian Brennan Since 2015 the American Tri-Five Association has produced the Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals hosted at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Coming...
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Artist Tom Fritz Has Spent a Lifetime Capturing Memories, Oftentimes Reminding Us of Our...

Envisioning  Our Dreams By Brian Brennan   -   Paintings by Tom Fritz For hot rodders with any amount of rubber on the road, you will readily remember...
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Bob’s Commando Green 1933 Chevy Coupe

Nostalgic 1933 Chevy Coupe By Brian Brennan - Photography By Wes Allison Bob Nicholls of SoCal remembers the fun days while growing up when he would go...
03 the 1955 Bel Air was built by Bowman Real Hot Rods

1955 Chevy Bel Air Convertible; Sight Unseen Hot Rod Build

Buying This Tri-Five Chevy Sight Unseen was a Bold Move By Brian Brennan - Photography By John Jackson It takes a brave soul to purchase a hot...
01 This is the profile that designer Eric Black sketched out for the Lucille roadster

Award Winning Metal Work: 1934 Chevy Roadster

A Look at The Craftsmanship of an Award-Winning 1934 Chevy Roadster By Ron Covell One of the highest honors in the indoor car show circuit is...

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Classic Instruments’ 2-5/8-Inch Classic Gauges Combine Vintage Style and...

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