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The experts from Popular Hot Rodding Magazine offer featured 1979 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
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Bangin Gears - Just Call It Summer
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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

1979 lincoln towncar question
Duralast/Control Arm Bushing - Front For your 1979 Lincoln Continental 6.6L 2BL OHV 8cyl Part... more
383 or 455 1979 pontiac firebird t-top
i have a 1979 pontiac firebird t-top and im needing to know if i should put a 383 or a 455 in... more
383 or 455 1979 pontiac firebird t-top
Actually, if gas mileage isn't a consideration, grab a 400 block, drill it .030-over for 455... more
1979 lincoln towncar question
Yes, i was thinking a lot of these recommendations also. The plan is (when the engine is in) to... more
1979 lincoln towncar question
Hello, I'm new here, and from the Netherlands, europe. I'm reading quite a while here, and have the... more