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01 1956 National Roadster Show where both the 1927 Model T roadsters of Blackie Gejeian and Ray Anderegg (winners in 1955) were displayed

Parting Shot: Hot Rodders Aren’t Fond of Ties

America’s Most Beautiful Roadster’s History of Ties By Brian Brennan   -   Photography Courtesy of the Greg Sharp Collection Americans, and I suppose hot rodders, fall into...
01 Tommy laying down the beltline on Dean Moon’s orange ’34 Ford coupe at the 1955 Oakland Roadster Show

Tommy The Greek’s Lasting Legacy

Remembering Hot Rodding’s Pinstriping Picasso By Michael Dobrin   -   Photography by the Author, Courtesy of the Greg Sharp Collection, the Tyler Hoare Collection & the...
01 The absence of the roof visible in this profile rendering truly gives the 1963 Buick Riviera a long and low slung appearance

Parting Shot: Bo Zolland Designed Convertible Buick Riviera

1963 Buick Riviera Convertible That Should Have Been Built By Brian Brennan   -   Artwork By Bo Zolland Design This month our Parting Shot looks at what...
01 This show was held at Norwalk’s Excelsior High School and hosted by the Norwalk Coachmen Car Club

Where The Hot Rod Passion Began

Making My Own Memories By Brian Brennan Somewhere in the deepest recesses of our minds lies that first impression of hot rodding. Doesn’t matter if it...
1970 First Annual National Street Rod Association Street Rod Nationals NSRA

Rodding Around – 1st NSRA Street Rod Nationals Peoria Winner & Speedway Motors Cars...

By Brian Brennan 1st NSRA Street Rod Nationals Peoria … Identity Found In our May ’23 issue of Modern Rodding, we showcased a vintage photo and...
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Parting Shot: Dave Bell & His Iconic Artwork

Remembering an Artist, an Illustrator, and a Hot Rodder of the Highest Measure By Brian Brennan   -   Illustrations By Dave Bell It’s been some 11 years...
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Rodding Around News – L.A. Roadsters Father’s Day and West Coast Challenge

Father’s Day and the L.A. Roadsters By Brian Brennan The Los Angeles Roadsters Club was formed in 1957 and has produced its well-known event 57 times...

2023 Barrett-Jackson Cup Awarded to a 1969 Pontiac Firebird

By Brian Brennan   -   Photography By Author It’s Saturday afternoon of a record setting Barrett-Jackson Auction here in Scottsdale, Arizona and one of the major...
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Barrett-Jackson Cup 2023 Top 5 From 2023 Scottsdale

By Brian Brennan   –   Photography By Author The Barrett-Jackson Cup 2023 winner, which includes a very nice check for $20,000, is getting ever so close. Leading...
01 Iconic Muscle Car 1968 Dodge Charger

Parting Shot: 1968 Dodge Charger From Bo Zolland

Old School Muscle With A Modern Touch By Brian Brennan   -   Artwork By Bo Zoland This month we thought it would be fun to take a...
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King of Black Paint

Bobby Alloway is the Undisputed King of Black Paint By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography & Videography by Ryan Foss https://youtu.be/rbWF3r4LE98 Ask a bodyman or painter and...

53rd NSRA Street Rod Nationals – 2022 Photo Gallery

By Brian Brennan   -   Photography By The Author It’s the first week of August, and that means that it is naturally time for the National...
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...
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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...
01 a ’30 Packard bound for Pebble Beach and a ’54 Chevy Advance Design pickup headed to the Grand National Roadster Show

The History of Harold’s Hot Rod Shop

Building Hot Rods That Come in all Shapes & Sizes By John Gilbert - Photography by the Author Harold Clay’s decision to open the doors for business...

Hollywood Hot Rods

Rodding Around A Look at What’s Happening Today By Brian Brennan This is a new monthly column for Modern Rodding that deals with what’s happening today throughout our...

Alloway’s Hot Rod Shop

Rodding Around - A Look at What’s Happening Today By Brian Brennan This is a new monthly column for Modern Rodding that deals with what’s happening today throughout...

In the Shop: Goolsby Customs

Let’s Take a Look Around the Latest Builds From the Hueytown, Alabama, Shop By Tommy Lee Byrd There was once a time when nearly all street...

In the Shop: Dave Simard

The Dave Simard Story…and it Goes Way Back! By Chuck Vranas   -   Photography & Video by the Author   –  Sponsored by Optima Batteries A true renaissance man...

SO-CAL Speed Shop Has New Owners

Back and Up to Speed By Eric Geisert Fans of the Pomona, California–based SO-CAL Speed Shop will be happy to hear the business has recently been...

Owens Salvage Home of Vintage Cars, Trucks & Parts

Plenty of Vintage Parts for Your Projects By Chuck Vranas - Photography by the Author If you look back at the history of hot rodding, one of...

In the Shop: Fatman Fabrications

Brent VanDervort Takes Us For a Look Around An Iconic Street Rod Shop By Tommy Lee Byrd - Photography Courtesy of Fatman Fabrications   The early days of...

In The Shop: Art Morrison Enterprises

Art and Craig Morrison Tell Us How They Got Their Chassis Company to Where it is Today By Gerry Burger - Photography by AME When...

The Customizing Guru Continues to Shape Metal

Gene Winfield Imparts Knowledge on How To Work all Things Metal By Barry Kluczyk - Photography by the Author Just about the only thing that’s impossible for...

In the Shop: Hot Rods & Custom Stuff

Randy Clark Gives Us an Inside Look at One of SoCal’s Top Street Rod Shops By Tommy Lee Byrd - Photography by Jena Crawford Southern California...

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