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The experts from Popular Hot Rodding Magazine offer featured 1961 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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1967 Pontiac Firebird - Anniversary Present
Anniversaries of any kind are important to mark since they’re milestones commemorating the passage... more
Message Board - September 2014
Take a look at the latest news in the Automotive Industry!... more
Ford Racing A460 Block - Part 2
The School of Automotive Machinists shows what it takes to prep a 547ci big-block Ford for the... more
11 Key Adjustment Points of Carburetor Function and Tuning
Looking to learn more about your carburetor? We take a closer look at 11 key adjustment points of... more
Survival Motorsports Ford FE Big-Block Engine Upgrade
Making 711 street horsepower from Ford’s classic big-block is a simple matter for Survival... more

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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

This little gal needs some help and opinions...
Hi all! Please follow the link to my 1964 Chevelle and tell me what you think of the wheels! I... more
engine block identification
Hi i hope you can help me i recently bought a 1961 Chevy C-20 Truck the motor numbers by the head... more
engine block identification
Try Super Chevy Mag. or High Performance Chevy Mag. Forums they are Chevy specific forums & are... more
engine block identification
knucklebust I can't really help you with your ID of the block, the number don't look familiar to... more
good deal or not?......
could u give me a call my number is 906 322 4917. im looking for parts for a 1961 buick lesabre... more