Hot Rod Glossary


Aftermarket: Source of parts made by companies other than the original manufacturer. In the hot rod and custom world, the term is used to refer to the many companies that manufacture parts specifically for hot rods and custom cars. Alky: alcohol fuel for racing. aka; methyl alcohol or methanol, a very high-octane fuel.Ardun heads: CreatedContinue reading “Hot Rod Glossary”

Power Steering Hoses


Finally got  my power steering hoses done. I found a local guy that did them for around $160.00 dollars, but  I did re-use my ends. Hopefully I will get the radiator back soon and we can button up everything.

Making A Deadline


         Putting in some serious hours trying to get this car done ASAP as there are some shows coming up I want to take this car to.  These last few nights have been nothing but welding and filling in holes.  Coming up with a look for the hood has taken some serious beer and hard thought decisions.  I feel weContinue reading “Making A Deadline”

Hunnert Car Pileup 2009


Hot rodding is about two things – building your own car and driving it – FAST! The Hunnert Car Pileup is always the second weekend in October, which makes it Saturday, October 10th this year. This will be our 6th year at the historic Grundy County Fairgrounds in Morris, IL. Yeah, it’s dusty and cold,Continue reading “Hunnert Car Pileup 2009”