When Rodger Lee opened Ironworks Speed and Kustom in Bakersfield CA it was the result of a kick in the pants. A layoff from his job as a diesel mechanic was the boot. A native of Bakersfield, Rodger's youthful interests play like the broken record
Joe Sulpy Custom Cars is where dreams come true for car guys who think outside the box. Joe is a man of few words but posseses many talents and skills in the realm of automotive artistry. If you can dream it, Joe can make it.
Mike Herman’s H&H Flatheads is a well-preserved time capsule tucked against the foot of the Angeles National Forest in a town named La Crescenta. If these walls could talk they would tell an American hot rod story.
Ford’s venerable Flathead V-8 engine, while not the first
Charly’s Garage in Mesa, Arizona can accommodate whatever need a hot rod or custom car owner, or a future owner might desire. This tight knit family-owned business truly is a one stop shop, making it unique to other shops in the area. They do enough
You have heard the Roseville Rod and Custom name before. Being tucked away in the foothills above Sacramento, California they don’t enjoy the mainstream press of the Southern California shops but owner Ben York likes it that way. A quiet man, he lets his builds
The Kennedy Boyz Bomb Factory is where hot rod history survives and thrives. Joe and Jay (Jason), had no choice, they were born into a hot rod family. Sure, they do other things; go surfing, ride bikes, collect stuff but mostly they build traditional hot
A Roadster Shop Tour is something all car guys and girls should put on their bucket list. This place is unbelievable.
Roadster Shop is a household name in hi-performance hot rods, muscle cars and trucks. The chassis engineered and built by this Illinois-based business are found
Since 2002, Troy Ladd’s Hollywood Hot Rods has been the epicenter of both traditional and trendsetting builds. With humble beginnings, this award-winning hot rod emporium is now internationally known.
Most people get started in this crazy business and hobby of ours through their dad who was
What does OVC Mustangs stand for? Original Venice Crew. They are directly tied to one of history’s most iconic hot rodders – Carroll Shelby himself.
Any car guy living in Los Angeles or nationwide for that matter knows the folk tales surrounding the formation of Shelby
They do it a little differently in England. And Royal Kustoms is a breath of fresh air – a business founded on pure passion for early Fords and the flathead motors that power them.
England is a marvelous place for all kinds of reasons. For starters,