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1942 Hot Rods

The experts from Rod & Custom Magazine offer featured 1942 Hot Rods that include street rods, old roadsters, rat rods, and other custom vintage cars. Select a featured article below to view web exclusive hot rod photos, read about modification upgrades, analysis, and more.

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St. Patrick's Day Car Show
For those of you in the Tampa FL area, check out the car show and parking lot party at Racoon's in... more
eBay Built Gasser Van
The editors of Hot Rod are in the process now of building this '68 Chevy Van for the 2012 SEMA Show... more
Built from eBay
The editors of Hot Rod, Lowrider, european car, and Four Wheeler are in the process now of building... more
Escondido Cruise
Every Friday night throughout the summer, Grand Avenue in So-Cal's Escondido sees cruisin just like... more
Mini Bikes!
One of the coolest happenings at the LoneStar Roundup is the mini bike races in the barn. ... more

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I have been searching for any information on a 51 merc two tone blue with exhaust tips coming out... more
Tom from Michigan (yea it sux to have to put the car and drive a 1942 Pontiac that has... more
How do you put Buick drums on an early ford
I know that I will need 1942-1948 ford front hubs, but what mods do I have to do to them to make... more