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Hot Rod & Restoration Trade Show

Hot Rod & Restoration Trade Show

Ford Hot RodThe international spotlight was shining brightly on the city of Indianapolis yesterday while the Super Bowl was being played. It was quite a spectacle indeed, and the game itself was a dandy.

The New York football Giants were able to emerge victorious in a tight battle, and without question the city of New York has been partying in celebration while the folks from New England turn the page and look ahead to next year.

Hot Rod Lincoln

Hot Rod

Photo Courtesy of Rod Authority

“I’m gonna tell you son, you’re gonna to drive me to drinkin’ if you don’t stop drivin’ that hot rod Lincoln.”

If you came of age during the 1970s you probably heard the above lyrics that are a part of a song called “Hot Rod Lincoln” blaring through your speakers after you popped in the eight track tape.

The version that most people would be aware of was recorded by Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen in 1972. The song was actually quite a big hit and climbed all the way up to number eight on the Billboard charts at the time.

AMC Javelin Hot Rod

AMC Javelin Hot Rod

AMC JavelinThere are certain muscle cars of the 1960s and 70s that were often enhanced for added performance, and many of these were utilized on racing circuits. One such car was the AMC Javelin and we’ll take a look at it here in this post.

A lot of people who are younger fans of hot rods may not be that familiar with the AMC brand. AMC was the American Motors Corporation, and it was founded back in 1954.

You Just Entered Hot Rod Heaven!

When you go to a car show or some other type of gathering that brings together classic car fans where there are a lot of hot rods on display you feel like you’re in your element.

Unfortunately, most people don’t get to spend nearly enough time among their brethren hot rod fans in the flesh, but these days we have the Internet, baby. We can get together and discuss hot rods any time right from the comfort of our computer chairs, and that is what this blog is all about.