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2017

Inman's BBQ Marble Falls Texas

Inman's BBQ Marble Falls Texas What a great day with great folks in Marble Falls Texas. We drove up and visited with Billy at Inman’s BBQ and what a great time we had, the joint has been in business for over 50 years. Billy is the second generation BBQ cooker and what a great job he does. The business was opened by his father over 50 years ago. Billy has so many great stories about how things have changed over the years and he is such a great person to just sit and visit with. The BBQ was great ...
2017

First person to reach land speeds of 400mph

On this day in 1937, Craig Breedlove, the first person to reach land speeds of 400mph, 500 mph and 600 mph in a jet-powered vehicle, is born.

Breedlove was raised in Southern California, where as a teenager he built cars and was a drag racer. As a young man, he designed a three-wheeled, rocket-shaped vehicle powered by a surplus military J-47 plane engine and dubbed it the Spirit of America. On October 5, 1963, Breedlove became the fastest man on wheels when he recorded an average speed of mo...
2017

StreetRodding at Top Notch Austin Texas

StreetRodding at Top Notch Burger in Austin Texas. We were in Austin Texas last week for the Lone Star Round Up. What a great show and the weather was perfect. Here are a few photos from a local hang out Top Notch Burger. A great place with great food, Live music and a drive in movie when the sun went down. Next time you are in Austin Texas stop on by for one of the best burgers in town. Willie Moore StreetRodding...
2017

Headed to the Lone Star Round up

Headed to the Lone Star Round up. We will be heading out this week for another great Texas event. We have made this event for the last 10 years. Always great weather and so many cool cars. I have been to shows all across the country and this is by far the best. I might be a little partial as I love Texas. We will have a tent set up at the show. Drop by Saturday and have a cold drink. Hope to see you there. Willie Moore StreetRodding...
2017

Racing Legend Danica Patrick is born

Racing Legend Danica Patrick is born



On this day in 1982, Danica Patrick, the first woman to win an IndyCar Series race, America’s top level of open-wheel racing, is born in Beloit, Wisconsin.

Patrick became involved in racing as a young girl and as a teenager moved to England in pursuit of better training opportunities. In 2002, after returning to the United States, she began driving for the Rahal Letterman Racing team, owned by 1986 Indianapolis 500 champ Bobby Rahal and late-night t...
2017

Racing alive and well in the South

Racing alive and well in the South


The United States Motorsports Association (USMA) announced some initial data from their Motorsports Impact Report (MIR) as it relates to South Carolina on Saturday night during the Performance Plus Motor Oil 300, that also kicked off the 2017 racing season at Myrtle Beach Speedway. Research teams at Indiana University / Purdue University and the USMA have been conducting extensive and in-depth research into all forms of grassroots racing across the U.S. ...
2017

Free Swap Meets through April 31

Free Swap Meets through April 31. To help promote the swap meet section at StreetRodding the swap meet area will be free through April 31. If you have parts to list please email me at WillieMoore@StreetRodding.com and your ads will be free. Thanks Willie Moore...
2017

List your Classic Car for 6.95 At StreetRodding

List your Classic Car today for 6.95 At StreetRodding. Become a premium member today at StreetRodding and list your classic car, Muscle Car, Rat Rod or Street Rod for Sale. You will also receive 50 swap meet ads with your membership. Willie Moore...
2017

Choosing the right water pump for your Street Rod

Choosing the right water pump for your Street Rod


When you are building a Street Rod there are a just a couple basic things to consider when choosing the water pump for your build. Are you going to run a short or long style pump? Are you going to run a v-belt or serpentine? How much space do you have from the end of the water pump to the radiator? Typically the small block Chevy used a short water pump on ’68 and earlier passenger cars and light duty trucks. The SBC long water pump was ...
2017

This day in History the VW Bus emerges

Volkswagen maker of the Beetle automobile, expands its product offerings to include a microbus, which goes into production on this day in 1950. Known officially as the Volkswagen Type 2 (the Beetle was the Type 1) or the Transporter, the bus was a favorite mode of transportation for hippies in the U.S. during the 1960s and became an icon of the American counterculture movement.

The VW bus was reportedly the brainchild of Dutch businessman Ben Pon, an importer of Beetles to the Netherlands, wh...
2017

Covercraft Founder Passes Bob Litchmann

Covercraft Founder Passes Bob Litchmann

Services and a celebration of life for Bob Litchmann were held on February 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Lichtmann opened up his business in 1965 in a small shop in Southern California and began to manufacture exceptional interior and exterior protection for automotive aficionados.
For those who do not immediately recognize the Covercraft name, Lichtmann’s company added several automotive specialty product lines over the years. According to SEMA...
2017

Get ready for the best hot rod show in Texas

Get ready for the best hot rod show in Texas
In April its Round Up time in Texas – hot rods and custom cars gather from every corner of the country to create something special.

WAY MORE THAN JUST A CAR SHOW IT IS A TEXAS THANG
Since its beginning in 2002, the Lonestar Round Up has grown from a humble one-day outdoor car show hosted at an old football stadium to a sprawling weekend-long celebration of hot rods and custom cars for the people who build them, drive them, and just can't get enou...
2017

Wiring Your Hot Rod Street Rod

Wiring Your Hot Rod Street Rod

We have used Painless wiring many times and the product is a high quality.

If you are building your StreetRod from the ground up or rewiring you Classic Car here are a few tips to help you with the process. There are many great products available that help to make the process painless.

1. Grounds!
Everyone pays attention to the hot side of the electrical system. But for it to work right, it needs good grounds. Good grounds are a must and if you are buil...
2017

This day in Automotive History 02161997

This day in Automotive History 02161997

On February 16, 1997, 25-year-old Jeff Gordon claims his first Daytona 500 victory, becoming the youngest winner in the history of the 200-lap, 500-mile National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) event, dubbed the “Super Bowl of stock car racing.” Driving his No. 24 Chevrolet Monte Carlo for the Hendrick Motorsports racing team, Gordon recorded an average speed of 148.295 mph and took home prize money of more than $377,000. According to NAS...
2017

Shift workers blues

Shift workers blues

I have been working shift work for over 27 years. Here are 15 things that every shift worker can agree on. Willie Moore

1. You don’t understand the joy of a weekend
Weekends are rarely a time for celebration as you are usually working the most painfully awkward shift. Instead you have free time when everyone else is busy.



2. You also don’t get that “Friday feeling”
If you do shift work, chances are you’ll have to work on Saturday at 8 AM. So either you go in f...
2017

Automotive History 02092017

Automotive History 02092017

Automotive industry pioneer Wilhelm Maybach, who founded the luxury car brand bearing his name, is born on February 9, 1846, in Heilbronn, Germany.

In 1885, Maybach and his mentor, the German engineer Gottlieb Daimler (1834-1900), developed a new high-speed, four-stroke internal combustion engine. (Nikolaus Otto is credited with inventing the first functioning four-stroke engine.) Maybach and Daimler fixed their engine to a bicycle to create what is referred to ...
2017

A day in Automotive History

Automotive

1938
Tire king Firestone dies

On February 7, 1938, automotive industry pioneer Harvey Samuel Firestone, founder of the major American tire company that bore his name, dies at the age of 69 in Miami Beach, Florida.

Firestone was born on a farm near Columbiana, Ohio, on December 20, 1868. As a young man, he worked as a salesman for a buggy company and later became convinced that rubber carriage tires would provide a more comfortable ride than steel tires or wooden wheels. Arou...
2017

Chevy Corvette Update

Chevy Corvette Update


The Chevy Corvette and the Ford Mustang are always battling it out for the top spot among car lovers. There is a large part of the world that does not get to experience this. The Right-Hand Drive side of the world is one possible new market for the Chevy Corvette. Well there is a rumor that GM is about to fix this issue when they roll out the 2018 ZR1. Yes, that is right, there may finally be a factory Right-Hand Drive Vette. Build it and they will come so the man sa...
2017

The best place to sell your classic vehicle

The best place to sell your classic vehicle StreetRodding

Online classified advertisements for hot rods are not as flashy the television auctions shows, but you do not have all of the fees that are associated with that TV exposure. Sure, there are certain cars that will command an audience and will attract buyers to auction, but unless you are a celebrity or it is painted a certain shade of green the small screen access is probably not in your future. Most folks do not know that when you list...
2017

Choosing the Right Spark plus for your Muscle Car

Choosing the Right Spark plus for your Muscle Car can be a difficult task and there is a lot of trial and error involved unless you have all the right information at hand.

When building a custom engine combination, it becomes a challenge to choose the right spark plugs, since there are often no factory reference points from which to start. And this is much more than just “if the spark plug fits, wear it.” There are questions of heat range, extended nose versus standard plugs, copper versus p...
2017

Selecting a Shifter for your Street Rod or Muscle Car

Selecting a Shifter for your Street Rod or Muscle Car can be quite a challenge. Here are a few of the many choices that are on the market today.

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Mega Shifter
B&M’s Mega Shifter (PN 81035) and Quicksilver (PN 81025) are both designed to fit the ’68-69 Chevy Camaro console. The Mega Shifter features full ratchet action performance, a lighted gear position indicator, neutral safety switch, chrome stick and trigger assembly, satin-fin...
2017

Selecting the best wheels for my Hot Rod

Selecting the best wheels for my Hot Rod, Muscle Car, Street Rod or Classic Truck is a hard choice indeed. The wheels on your ride can dramatically impact the appearance and the stance of your hot rod. There are endless companies in the custom after market wheel industry and the choices are many. If you want a great set of wheels for your hot rod check out these brands. I have used American Racing for years and the Torq Thrust II is by far my favorite.

1. COYS WHEELS
Coy’s is a cus...
2017

Overseas Shipper Houston Texas

Overseas Shipper Houston Texas Recently visited a hipping company that I have used many times out of Houston to destinations all over the world. They had a pretty nice collection of classic cars on hand. Here are a few photos. Willie Moore Street Rod Hot Rod Classic Car...
2017

Why disc brakes are better than drum

Why disc brakes are better than drum

Consistency
What is the truth about brakes? “From the simple standpoint of how a disc brake operates versus how a drum brake operates, a drum brake operates better. From a mechanical standpoint, it is better to put a wedge in something than it is to squeeze something to get it to stop.”
If that were the case, why isn’t every vehicle fitted with drum brakes from the factory? “Drum brakes can’t do it consistently. That reason, and the economic value, is th...
2017

Life is a lesson

Life is a lesson


Of course most of you are headed toward improving yourselves. But what most people don’t realize is how unrealistic goals we tend to set. Moreover, the key word here is the goal – you tend to set your mind only on the final outcome. But the journey is what matters the most. What you learn and what you go through are what make you a better person.
For instance, after graduating from college you solemnly make a vow that in five years’ time, you’ll be the embodiment of succes...
2017

Are you a morning person

Are you a morning person?

I am not a morning person. In fact, I hate waking up early. But I hear about all of these amazing benefits of waking up early – like getting things done, having some quiet “me-time,” fitting in a morning workout routine. So I found ways to help me wake up early, and I found things that you can do to make your mornings happier and easier.
So here are a few ways to make your mornings better:

1. Do 15 minutes of stretches.
Right when you wake up, stretch or take a...
2017

Keep track of your cash

1. Keep Track of your cash
If you want to be smarter with your money, you have to know what you want to accomplish with it. Your financial goals should be written down and well articulated. Know what your annual income and net worth are. You can use this knowledge to set big goals in your business and personal life.

2. Invest some
You will have spare change that could either be spent or invested. You can only build wealth by investing and you should make this a habit. You don’t need a lot o...
2017

Iconic Rodder Passes Pete Chapouris III

Iconic Rodder Passes Pete Chapouris III

He may not have been among the original hot rod heroes out on the dry lakes of 1940s Southern California, but you could say that Pete Chapouris is the one who brought that original spirit of hot rodding back to life starting in the ’70s and made it cool again.

Chapouris passed away January 6 after suffering a stroke the night before. He was 76.

In a career that spanned a half a century the teams he led had won everything from America’s Most Bea...
2017

Who built the first SUV

Who built the first SUV

Did you know that the SUV as we know it was actually introduced by Chevrolet? The Suburban Carryall was introduced in 1935. This all-metal, eight-passenger station wagon proved to be so useful in both commercial and everyday usage, that it paved the way for the SUV as we know it today. It was built on a half-ton commercial truck chassis, and carried a hefty base price of $675. That was steep for 1935, when the average manufacturing-job wage was .58 cents, and a dozen e...
2017

How to keep your Classic Ride Road Ready

How to keep your Classic Ride Road Ready


Your classic, she's a beauty! In order to keep her in tip-top shape, you don't take her out on the road all that often, saving her for special shows, cruises, and those flawless summer days. Here are a few tips to help keep your care safe and road ready while protecting the finish on rainy days:


Check Year of Manufacturer on the Tires: If your car has a pair of shoes older than five years old, regardless of the miles on them, make sure to inspec...

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