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1949 Hot Rods

The experts from Rod & Custom Magazine offer featured 1949 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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1949-1954 Transmission
I already found a way to mount a later 235,and a rearend in my 1953 Chevrolet car,however the... more
1949-1954 Transmission
jimmy51,Years ago I ran a 327 with a 39 ford gear box in my 1940 ford. I used an extendion from the... more
1949-1954 Transmission
Thanks,I will keep that in mind,I have not taken it apart yet,but I want to have everything ready... more
1949 Chevy Fleetline - May 2008
What do you guys think of Terry and Joyce Jones 1949 Chevy Fleetline from our May 2008... more
first exposure to hot rods
In answer to Rob's request, I was first exposed to hot rodding in 1956 at the age of 11 when my... more