We love it when a dude hops in an old car and drives it across the country. That’s exactly what John Gilbert is doing with this crazy chopped Model A coupe. John works for a guy that buys and sells cars, and caught wind that he had purchased this Model A on eBay. The car…

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That’s what we call it around here, but the long version is the NSRA Street Rod Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky. We go up there every year to join more than 10,000 of our closest street rodding friends, and this year was no different. We had a great event with lots of great business, but we…

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If you’re the least bit interested in hot rods then you know August is a big month, because of the NSRA Street Rod Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky. We’ve heard it called The Nationals, The Nats, Louisville (pronounced loo-vull), but whatever you call it….it’s BIG. We go up there every year as it’s the best place…

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There’s no denying the fact that hot rodding was born from folks sticking a big engine in a lightweight chassis. Horsepower-to-weight ratio has always been a big concern, but things calmed down in the ’70s, when folks wanted to get out and drive without spending a ton of money on fuel. This trend is still…

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A household name with longtime hot rodders, Mike Goodman has been an Honest Charley Speed Shop employee for quite some time. He’s spent a lot of time behind the counter, and he’s also spent a lot of time behind the wheel of a hot rod. Back in the ’70s, he had one of the coolest…

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