Category: Tips & Advice

Making Sense of the Numbers

A ’32 is usually a Deuce and most often a roadster, unless coupé is specified, and almost always a Ford.   A 3- or 5-window is usually a Ford, unless specified.   A flatty...

Ultimate Hot Rod Glossary – Supplement

Glossary Supplement   5-Footer: A car/truck that looks good (few, if any, flaws visible) when viewed from 5 feet away or further.   7-Day Wonder: Refers to cars that were restored in just 7 days –...

Ultimate Hot Rod Glossary – The T’s

T   T-Bucket: Fender-less, topless, highly-modified Ford Model T.   Targa: A two-door coupe with removable hard top panels over the front seat. Teardrops: 1939 Ford taillights, which have become very popular on custom hot rods. Tie...

Ultimate Hot Rod Glossary – The R’s (part 2)

R (continued)   Restoration: The act/process of returning a vehicle to its original condition. A vehicle that has been repaired/rebuilt/refinished to some extent. This term has been misused and overused to the extent where it has...