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Hot Rods Equal Freedom

Hot Rods Equal Freedom

Ford Hot RodOne of the fundamental ways that the automobile changed life in America would be that it provided a new dimension of freedom on many different levels. Imagine living in this great and vast country without a car, especially in years gone by when there was more undeveloped land.

There was a whole world out there to explore. Of course there were trains and eventually one could board an airplane to explore more of the country. But being able to get from one place to another while having transportation every step of the way to get around, once you got to your destination was freedom personified.

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.

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.