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Attention: HotRod Enthusiasts! 


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     Do You ...  

... love reading about hot rods? 

... wonder “what is the difference between a street rod 
    and rat rod?” 

... ask what are the NHRA and NSRA?

... want to uncover secrets to operating any modern car or
    hotrod more safely and economically? 

       You've Come to the Right Place!

As you can tell, we WE LOVE ALL HOTRODS & STREET RODS!

Street Rods, Hot Rods, and other Antique and Vintage Cars are enjoyed by millions of car enthusiasts around the world. But what exactly IS a hotrod or street rod?

Are hotrods only for younger male drivers? Or are they enjoyed by both men and women of all ages?

Everybody has their own idea, but here at Red Hot Hotrods we don’t discriminate. We cover the spectrum, from early Fords through muscle cars to modern sports cars.

And we'll help you find street rod shows, hot rod events and NHRA drag racing schedules.


Hot Rod Fun Facts:

When did the Hot Rod era start?    Click Here

     The term Hot Rod became popular during and after World War II, particularly in California.

What does “Hot Rod” mean?   Click Here

     Originally meant “old car”, most often a Ford and typically a Model T, Model A, or a 1932 to 1934 Ford Model B or Ford V-8, which had been modified by reducing weight, lowering, tuning, or replacing the engine, to give more power. Also changing the wheels and tires to improve traction.

Where did the term “Hot Roadster” come from?   Click Here

      The term hot roadster was used in the 1950's and 1960's as a derogatory term for any car that did not fit into the mainstream.

Who is Wally Parks?   Click Here

      Wally Parks and other early hot rodders started the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) to bring racing off the streets and onto the tracks. Today the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum houses the roots of hot rodding.

What are the classifications of Hot Rods?   Click Here

      The Hot Rod industry today is vast. There are enthusiasts who are involved in Hot Rods, Street Rods, Rat Rods, Vintage Cars, Muscle Cars, Low Riders, Sand Cars, and Off Road Vehicles.

What is the National Street Rod Association?   Click Here

      The National Street Rod Association (NSRA) is the official organization of Street Rodders. In 2007, over 11,000 proud owners came from all over the country to display their pre '49 vehicles at the world’s biggest street rod event in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Have We Piqued Your Interest In Hot Rods Yet?
Well, We’re Just Getting Started!

Red Hot HotRods' Q & A:

Maybe You Are Asking “So How Do I Get Involved In Hot Rods?

      First, read everything you can get your hands on about hot rods. Then enjoy
      attending some local hot rod events. Ask questions, have fun and start dreaming!

Where Do I Find Information on Street Rods and Hot Rods?

       Bookmark this site and return often for many new fun and informative articles about hot rod
       culture, street rodding, traditional hot rods, rat rods, muscle cars, dragsters and much more.

What If I Don’t Want To Buy or Build A Street Rod?

       You don’t need to drive a hot rod to enjoy the pleasures of this sport. There are lots of
       spectator events that you can enjoy as a hot rod enthusiast.   

If I Want To Own A Hot Rod - Where Do I Start?

       You’ve come to the right place!  We are going to talk about:
          (1) How do I go about purchasing a hot rod? And, 
          (2) What do I need to consider if I plan to build my own?

Where Do I Find A Hotrod Event?

      Right here. We are going to provide you with the information you need to find a
      hot rod show in the United States, Canada, Sweden, or Australia.

If I Decide To Build One - Where Do I Go To Find Hot Rod 
     Supplies and Parts?

      Come back often -- we are going to list hot rod parts and suppliers for your easy convenience.

We’ll update regularly with new facts and stories
so come back often, but most important -