1939 Plymouth Air Radial Truck

1939 Plymouth Air Radial Truck

Colorado Auto & Parts is home to the famous “Plymouth Air Radial Truck” — A 1939 Plymouth PT-81 truck with a seven-cylinder, air-cooled, radial engine from a 1954 Cessna 195 Airplane. [Read More…]
Ardbeg Whiskey Hot Rod Tractor

The Ardbeg Whiskey Hot Rod Tractor

The Ardbeg Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky Hot Rod Tractor — A one-of-a-kind, customised, incredibly loud and rip-roaring machine thanks to the creative genuis of hot rod specialist Paul Burham from Burham Autos, UK hot rod builder since 1981. Built from a 1959 Massey Ferguson 35 Tractor. [Read More…]
Charles Darmanjian's '47 Plymouth

Charles Darmanjian’s ’47 Plymouth

Charles is a one-man-show in a small three bay shop in North Troy, New York. He primarily designs and fabricates parts for cars that are far from rat rods, his project car is a 1947 Plymouth. While his business caters to newer cars, Charles admits that it’s the classics he really enjoys working on. [Read More…]
1946 Chevrolet

Patrick and Ethel’s 1946 Chevrolet Pickup

One of our roving hot rod hunters caught up with Patrick and Ethel from Illinois and their unique 1946 Chevrolet truck. This beauty was acquired in January 2013 and has been worked over from the ground up. Patrick dropped and chopped the truck and so much more. [Read More…]
Car Shows - Cruise-Ins - Events

Car Show, Swap Meet and Event Calendar

Get up close and personal with classic cars, the radical rat rods, vintage beauties and so much more… California and Car Culture are One. And…
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Featured Hot Rods and Other Roadkillers

Hot rods, typically old, classic American cars with large engines modified for linear speed. Yep!The origin of the term “hot rod” is unclear. For example,…
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Builds / Projects

How To Build A Hot Rod

Learn how to build a hot rod with these resources that help facilitate your build from inspiration and planning to building and customization. These tools help locate donor vehicles, project cars, and can determine what other cars have the parts you need (a big help at the salvage yard). Start you build here! [Read More…]