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, some claim that the term “hot” refers to the vehicle being stolen. Other origin stories include replacing the engine’s camshaft or “rod” with a higher performance version. Regardless, these are some of our favorites…


Barry Weiss' Cowboy Cadillac
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Barry Weiss’ Cowboy Cadillac

Barry Weiss made his fortune selling wholesale produce and has used those resources to feed his collecting obsessions including his love of rare and unique automobiles, trucks and motorcycles. Barry has been a collector for most of his life, so he knows when he comes across something that’s the cream of the crop. […]
Rat Rod Lawn Mower
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Rat Rod Lawn Mower

Michael Snow from Horneytown, North Carolina saw our Farmer’s Chopper post and shared his old school rat rod lawn mower with us. He tells us that he had an old riding lawn mower sitting around for parts, and one day he just went crazy on it. He lowered the front end, chopped the hood and grill, and more. […]
The 57
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The 57

Dubbed simply “The 57”, this tri-five Chevrolet is no stranger to tire melting burn-outs… Also of Interest: Mr. Chevy ~ A Period Perfect Chevy Gasser Graham Smith’s Street-Legal 1957 Chevrolet ~ Snow White Chevrolet Tri-5 […]
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