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The experts from Popular Hot Rodding Magazine offer featured 1956 Hot Rods that include street rods, old roadsters, rat rods, and other custom vintage cars. Select a featured article below to view web exclusive hot rod photos, read about modification upgrades, analysis, and more.

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1968 Plymouth Valiant Subframe Connectors
How to improve your Mopar's chassis stiffness with a set of weld-in subframe connectors... more
1965 Mustang Fastback - Fordified Loyalty
Ever since he was 5 years old, Jim's been gaga for Fords. "When my mom's friend came over in a '69... more
How to Paint Classic Muscle Cars
A pro shows how to restore a classic muscle machine using materials and tools anybody can afford.... more
New Products from PRI
Check out these five cool products from the Performance Racing Industry trade show!... more
1968 Pontiac Firebird - Carved To Perfection
Michelangelo had marble. The ancient Romans had travertine. Ken Ramey’s material of choice is much... more

Hot Rodding Blog

Hot Summer Car Movie
This summer's "Snake & Mongoose" movie takes us back to where it all began for many of us.... more
AMSOIL Engine Masters Challenge
Lunati joins the 2013 AMSOIL Engine Masters Challenge as a contingency sponsor in the crankshaft... more
PerTronix Quick Change Crimping Tool
Thanks to a quick release interchangeable die set, PerTronix's cool new Wire Terminal Crimping... more
1965 Mustang
Wilwood Disc Brakes introduces new front disc brake kits for the 1965-1969 Ford Mustang.... more
Racing Fuel
VP Racing Fuels has introduced its newest blend—X16—a perfect blend of performance and economy.... more

Hot Rodding Forum

PHR's New
My midlife Crisis, seems to be a bit different then most stories I read here. Mine is that I can't... more
Hello friends at my favorite magazine. My name is John, I've got a blown black '64 Corvette, pretty... more
painting hot rods
To whom it may concern, My name is Tim Cline, I am looking for a full time job in a Hot Rod shop in... more
BBF Stroker Builds?
Good question, besides you and I, there has got to a lot more ford fan out there looking. I'm... more
mopar small block into a 56 Buick Super
I'm working on a 1956 Buick Super 4dr hardtop that has been sitting in my garage for the better... more