VERN TARDEL: HOW TO HOT ROD YOUR MODEL A!

VERN TARDEL: HOW TO HOT ROD YOUR MODEL A!
If you’ve ever thought of building an old-school traditional Model A based hot rod, not a billet-build trailer queen, you must read this book. Vern Tardel, America’s premier traditional hot rod builder, has just released his new 340-page book: Hot Rod Your Model A. This comprehensive how-to guide to the conversion of a stock Model A into a traditional, flathead V8-powered hot rod is must for any traditional hot rod builder. It belongs in every hot rod enthusiast’s library. Created in partner...
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MUSCLE AND BEAUTY: 2015 STATE STREET NATIONALS!

Musclecars, hot rods, classics and sports cars are proudly displayed in  Santa Barbara, California’s Riviera. Organizers are calling the 2015 State Street Nationals Car Show a rousing success. Thousands of visitors enjoyed more than 300 vintage, exotic and collectible cars that lined 11 blocks of downtown Santa Barbara last weekend. The Page Youth Center and The Goleta Lions Club are two of the charities benefiting from the show's proceeds. Our Jim Palam reports. Ain't she pretty? Th...
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GOODGUYS HOT ROD OF THE YEAR: SUPERCHARGED!

Stunning blown Model A wins Goodguys 2014 Tank’s Hot Rod of the Year Award.   Tony Lombardi’s supercharged ‘30 Model A Ford from Niles, OH won the Tank’s Hot Rod of the Year award last weekend at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The criteria is unique in that it’s the only major Goodguys Top 12 award which requires participants to drive on a 100-mile reliability run as well as blast down a 1/8-mile drag strip. Lombardi’s A-Bone, built by Hilton’s Hot Rods, was more than up to the task...
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