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1956 Hot Rods

The experts from Rod & Custom Magazine offer featured 1956 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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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
anyone running Packard V8 power in their rod?
Something I virtually never see, but DO remember from 'back in the day' is that there was a... more
Stark Wrecking, Vintage/Classic Salvage Yard
Stark Wrecking, Vintage/Classic Salvage Yard has been in business since 1956. We have one of the... more
Help I'm trying to find info on 1956 F100
Here's the deal in the early 80's I was given a 1956 f100 with an engraved inscription that read... more
Two axles under a 34 Ford fifth wheel
I hang out in the machine shop that produces Zips Water Pumps. We have a lot of extra odds and ends... more