Category Archives: Hot Rods

Gateway Classic Cars

Gateway Classic Cars

Gateway Classic CarsAt Gateway Classic Cars, you can find the collectible vehicle of your dreams at the right price. This successful classic car consignment dealer has been making customers happy for nearly 15 years. And, they can sell you your dream car at one of three different locations. Search for the next addition to your collection at their downtown St. Louis location, in Tinley Park near Chicago, or at the Memphis, Indiana showroom, just north of Louisville, Kentucky. With their great success, Gateway Classic Cars expects to open even more locations in the near future.

Hanksters Hot Rods

Hanksters Hot Rods

Hanksters Hot RodsHanksters Hot Rods is a classic car dealership, buyer, seller, and showroom based in Indiana, Pennsylvania and founded and owned by long-term car enthusiast Gary Hankinson, aka Hankster. He has been putting his passion to work for decades and specializes in muscle cars along with his professional staff. In 2015, Hankster partnered with Kevin Sergent and opened a new showroom in South Daytona, Florida.

Combined, Gary and Kevin have nearly 60 years of experience working with cars, both new and classic. Together they bring their strengths to bear on the classic, and especially muscle car, market. With their trusted and equally car-passionate staff they offer services from buying and selling classic cars to financing to transportation. They work with first-time buyers and experienced car collectors alike.

Classic Car Deals

Classic Car Deals

Classic Car DealsTo find the classic car you have always dreamed of owning, contact a helpful and knowledgeable representative from Classic Car Deals. Headquartered in Michigan, company with international reach has classic cars around the country and sells to clients worldwide. If they don’t have the car you want in their current inventory, they will track it down. You can also consign your classic car here, get financing, and arrange for reliable shipping for your precious vehicle.

Platt Motors

Platt Motors

Platt Motors LogoSince 1931 the family behind Platt Motors in Anderson, California have been buying and selling classic cars. As the only classic car dealership in the Redding area, this is the go-to spot for finding your dream car or for selling your car when it’s time to let go. Whether you live in the area or not, when you work with Platt Motors you can expect to get the best, most honest service and a great deal.

Building a Rat Rod

Building a Rat Rod

1964 Chevy BiscayneIn the aftermarket car world, building a hot rod is a seen as an art form. But, to learn how to build a hot rod, it is a good idea to practice on a rat rod. If you did not already know, a rat rod is a custom car that can easily be built in a one-stall garage or in a backyard. Where a hot rod and a rat rod differ is in the completeness of the job. A hot rod is designed to impress with a specially tuned engine with a perfectly finished exterior that makes the car look like it belongs in a museum. On the flipside, a rat rod looks like could be parked in a junkyard and no one would know if it ran or not.

How to Shoot the Best Hot Rod Photos

How to Shoot the Best Hot Rod Photos

'68 Chevy NovaWhether your hot rod is a 1941 Chevy Special Deluxe or a 1951 Chevy Styleline, you know the value of a stylish photograph. After you have spent thousands of dollars on restoring your classic car, you should learn how to make your car look you spent thousands of dollars on it. There are several mistakes that amateur photographers make when shooting their cars. To make your Chevy Special Deluxe look like a deluxe car, follow these tips:

Haggle Me

Haggle Me

Haggleme.comAs a premiere site for buying and selling pre-owned vehicles, Haggle Me offers you one of the best places on line to find the classic car you’ve been dreaming of. Whether you’re looking for that dream car, or you need to sell a car, truck, motorcycle, or even a boat, let Haggle Me handle all the leg work for you. With over ten years of experience finding, buying, selling, shipping, and inspecting vehicles, you can trust the experts here to do the job right.

Plymouth Prowler – Cars That Prove Designers Need Vacations

Cars that Prove Designers Need Vacations

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In the world of cars, there are some cars that leave you wondering what the designers were thinking. Since people often buy cars with the hearts rather than their heads, they tend to go with what looks good. Every year, it seems that designers release something that makes you scratch your head and predict the number of cars left on the lots at the end of the year. No one wants to be seen in an ugly car. These are a few of the cars that will make heads turn, but for all the wrong reasons.

Classic Car Enthusiast Loses Collection in Fire

Classic Car Enthusiast Loses Collection in Fire

'67 Ford MustangAs a classic car lover, your car, or your collection of multiple vehicles, is your pride and joy. Although these collectible cars make good investments, the real reason to have them is because you love them. Imagine your precious cars going up in smoke. That’s exactly what happened to Phil Russo or Montville, Connecticut. According to the Norwich Bulletin, Mr. Russo’s barn, along with his beloved classic car collection burned in a raging fire on November 21.

Don’t Let Your Street Rod Get Stale

Don’t Let Your Street Rod Get Stale

'34 Ford Street RodThe idea behind building a hot rod is to draw attention. From the loud paint to the loud engine, there is nothing subtle about hotrods, lowriders, and other modified cars. Even though you could be driving a car as old as a 1940 Chevy Master, your hotrod could be incredibly dated. Fortunately, it is very easy to update a hot rod or lowrider, no matter how old your car might be.