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2019

Put a price on it

Cruising the Coast 2019. We just got in from cruising the coast and what a great week we had. So many cars to see and great folks to visit with. This is the 3rd year we have attended this show and we will be back next year. I will have the photos up in a few days. As always there were many cars for sale. I would say that maybe 10% of the for sale signs I saw actually had a price listed. I just do not understand why someone would put a for sale sign on a car and not list the price. I have sold hu...
2019

More Scammer reports

More Scammer reports, Last week we caught a scammer trying to rip folks off here selling a very nice 5 window Chevy Truck red in color, We killed the ad and blocked the guys IP address. He has now added another one. Nice Chevy truck red in color. Different IP address, Different phone number and says the truck is no longer for sale. We are working to keep these guys off the site. The company he says he represents is Alcorn motors. Here is his email. Photo of the scammers truck is attached. Be ca...
2019

Another rare ride

Another rare ride. Not sure how many of these 1959 Air Port limos are still out there. I managed to locate this one in Idaho off a random post on a face book page. My friend Mats from Sweden has one he is restoring and now he has two of these beauties. Here is a photo of the man we bought the car from. A nice hard working Idaho man. ...
2019

Bayou Round Up

We are just 3 weeks away from the 5th Annual Bayou Round Up in Lafayette, LA October 18 & 19th - so go register your ride at bayouroundup.com and be ready to roll with us! The cruise on Friday will follow the back roads along the Bayou Teche and take in some of the great sights and flavors of Louisiana, check out the schedule for details and a map - we leave at 10am from the host hotel and head to Lake Martin, Breaux Bridge Bayou Teche Brewing in Arnaudville and to Sunset, LA - the rub board cap...
2019

A little rain in Texas

A little rain in Texas. As we hit the top of Hurricane season take a minute and say a little prayer for all our hot rod friends who are in harms way. This too shall pass. Willie Moore Streetrodding...
2019

Supporting Vendor Vintage Air Builder Series

Create your own Vintage Air climate control system with one of our universal Builder's Series kits. Each kit includes an Evaporator Kit, a Sanden Compressor, a Compressor Mounting Bracket, a Universal Hose Kit, a Condenser, and a Safety Switch. When ordering a Builder Series kit, our team of experts will assist you in taking all of the measurements needed for ordering and walk you through the options available. Please visit Vintage Air today a supporting vendor at Streetrodding.com Willie Moore...
2019

The Work Continues 1933 Ford

The Work Continues 1933 Ford. I bought a 1933 Ford two door sedan a while back and have been working on completing a few repairs. I noticed the rear axle bearing was leaking so I pulled the axle. The housing was packed full of silicone on the outside of the bearing where the axle flange connects. When I examined the bearing there was no o ring or oil seal on the bearing. There was also no place in the housing for a seal. I called the previous owner and had told me he had had the rear end narrowe...
2019

Weak auction sales

Weak auction sales at this year’s Monterey Car Week is just the latest example of how spending at the top of the economic pyramid is shrinking. The total value of cars hammered last week came in at a paltry $245 million, a third less than last year, as many of the highest-priced cars went unsold. From high-end New York real estate, to fine art, to now, classic cars, the ultra-wealthy have curbed their profligate spending in a big way this year, sending asset prices tumbling across the board.

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2019

Minor details only take a minute

Minor details only take a minute. Lately I have been working on loose ends on several old street rods that have been on the road for a while. I just finished changing the tires on a 1933 Ford two door with Torque thrust II wheels. These are by far my favorite wheels to totally change the profile on a classic car. When I buy the Torque thrust II wheels the best lug nuts to use are the splined lug nuts. The fact is the center of the wheels are large and the 3/4 socket needed to install the lug nut...
2019

So many hurt feelings

I have been building, buying and selling old hot rods for several years now and I still do not understand two things. One is how folks get to the asking price on their classic ride even though there are no comps to support their asking price. The second is how folks get their feelings hurt when you make an offer. Let’s face fasts when buying anything the buyer wants it for nothing or at least close to nothing and the seller wants as much as he can get. Pretty simple if you ask me. But all the ti...
2019

Get out and make some new friends

Get out and make some new friends. Old cars are a great way to make new life long friends and you just never know what a new friendship will bring. I have made many new friends as I am out looking at great classic cars and attending car shows. I met a man in Wharton Texas and his name is Bob. Bob bought an old Chevy from me and asked if I would help him sell his pickup. Bob is a super nice guy and his wife Cindy is super nice. I did get his truck sold on Streetrodding and I am looking forward to...
2019

Get a hobby you enjoy

A College education is expensive and the cost to gain common sense while on the long road of life is also expensive. Whether you are paying for your education at college or come to realize that listening to someone else's experiences who has successfully accomplished the kind of life you wish to have.
This two prong approach to life will help eliminate a few mistakes down the road. The hard lessons that you actually pay for are the lessons that will stay with you for life. My hardest less...
2019

The difference between Hambers and Streetrodders

I am sure you guys that have had a few of these old rods have seen some things that make you think what the hell. It only takes a few minutes to do things right and add the finishing touches that just make the job look better. I recently bought an old Chevy Coupe and the front wheels where Rocket 5 Spoke. The wheels are close to $250.00 each. As you can tell by the photos the last owner used cheap old lug nuts to bolt the wheels on. $25.00 later you can see how much better it looks. I just do no...
2019

Watch out for these common scams

Watch out for these common scams.
I was in the bank yesterday and here is what the FBI has to say about scammers. If you can answer yes to any of these questions you may be involved in a scam.
1. Is the check you just received for an item you sold on the internet?
2. Is the amount of the check for more than the sales price?
3.Did you receive the check on overnight delivery.
4. Is the check from someone that you have only communicated with through an email?
5. Is the check from a differe...
2019

Another Day Another Deal

Another Day Another Deal. Even with all the hype around classic cars and street rods there are still a few good deals to be found. I shop in a lot of different areas around the internet and even with all the auctions driving up prices there are still some deals to be found. If you are looking to purchase be patient and shop around. Make a few phone calls and make a offer on something you are interested in. I buy a lot of classics sight unseen and that is not the way for most folks. If you find s...
2019

Selling your classic

Selling your classic. From time to time we decide to sell one or all of our classics for many different reasons. The market these days is just not what it was a few years ago. The sales seem to take longer and the prices are much lower for most classic cars than they were. With that said there are still buyers out there for your classic. When you list you car with me at Streetrodding.com we not only list your car on our site but we also list it on several other areas. The days of the free craig...
2019

Google Chrome Streetrodding

Google Chrome Streetrodding. Just wanted to let all of our members know that Google Chrome is the preferred web browser for following the streetrodding platform. Firefox will not work when adding ads to our system. Thanks Willie Moore Streetrodding become a member today. ...
2019

1965 Aston Martin DB5

1965 Aston Martin DB5: From Q's workshop to Sotheby’s HQ through July
The 1965 James Bond 007 Aston Martin DB5 used as part of the movie promotion effort will be on public display at Sotheby’s New York headquarters building through the month of July, the auction company has announced.

The car, with functional movie spy gear, will be offered for sale during RM Sotheby’s Monterey auction in August.
Having had just three private owners from new, the DB5 is presented during RM Sotheby’s ‘An Eve...
2019

Jim Beam Fire

Jim Beam Fire: Burns More Than Barrels. Statement: 45,000 barrels, ‘young whiskey’

As firefighters bravely fight the blaze of two Jim Beam warehouses, where some 45,000 barrels are at risk, the bourbon industry’s soul hurts, as it endures another tragedy. Beam reports initial reports suggests it’s a lightning strike that caused the flames.

Jim Beam Statement:

We are thankful that no one was injured in this incident, and we are grateful to the courageous firefighters from multiple jurisd...
2019

Great uses for old car parts

Great uses for old car parts. As I travel around our great country I come across so many cool things build from old car parts. Here are a few photos and some real cool stuff. Willie Moore Streetrodding...
2019

Protect your eyes

A flash burn is a painful inflammation of the cornea, which is the clear tissue that covers the front of the eye. A flash burn occurs when you are exposed to bright ultraviolet (UV) light. It can be caused by all types of UV light, but welding torches are the most common source. That’s why it is sometimes called ‘welder’s flash’ or ‘arc eye.’

Flash burns are like sunburn in the eye and can affect both your eyes. Your cornea can repair itself in one to two days, and usually heals without leavi...
2019

American Autowire Camaro

American Autowire is the premier automotive electrical manufacturer for Street Rod, Muscle and Classic Cars.

Classic Update Kits give you one of the most complete kits on the market to “Make Wiring THAT Easy”. They are designed for specific year, make, and model configurations. The 1978-1980 Chevrolet Camaro Kit is no exception. The kit boasts 14 features making it the most complete system of its type in the industry including:

• A replacement headlight switch with internal 30 amp circui...
2019

The cost of not paying attention

The cost of not paying attention. I know we all see it everyday. The person in the fast lane talking on their phone running 20MPH less than the speed limit. Folks are just not paying much attention these days while driving. I know I am guilty from time to time of running on auto pilot not paying much attention. Here is an example of what could happen. Willie Moore Streetrodding...
2019

New from RideTech 1955 1956 1957 Chevy

New from RideTech – the Bolt-On 4-Link for the 1955-57 Chevy. This system will drastically improvement the ride quality, handling, and cornering performance of your Tri-5. See more details below.

Official Release:

Muscle cars have always been the backbone of hotrodding…and now they are hotter than ever! The problem is nobody wants to put up with the ride quality, handling, and braking technology of 40 years ago. After driving a new Camaro or Mustang, the compromises of a standard leafsprin...
2019

Flaming River Gear Box

According to Flaming River, “VDOG features a 35-degree variable angle, articulating-ball output shaft, allowing for maximum adjustment of the steering angle to the steering gear, and ¾-inch diameter, 36-spline input and output shafts for universal joint or coupler connection.

The VDOG boasts a gear-driven design with no chains or sprockets for instant steering response. VDOG can be mounted at multiple vertical and inverted positions in engine bays, behind dash boards, or firewalls. It’s great...
2019

Take a minute and think about it

Take a minute and think about it. As we go through life we always see things that are just to crazy not to share. I worked in the process plant for many years and safety training was a daily part of life. As you go through your day take a minute and look things over. You will be glad you did. ...
2019

1951 GMC Disc brake conversion

1951 GMC Disc brake conversion. Just completed the install on the disc brake conversion. Pretty simple overall. There were a few minor adjustments on the master cylinder and the proportioning valve location. With the install of the turbo 350 transmission the cross member was just slightly in the way. Required a few spacers to get the outlet below the cross member. Made a big difference in the stopping power. Willie MooreStreetrodding...
2019

Take a minute and put on safety glasses

Take a minute and put on safety glasses. How many times have you thought this will only take a second I do not need my safety gear? Here is a fine example of how things can go wrong in just a second. ...
2019

We remember with gratitude

We remember with gratitude and pride those who have given their lives in the service of our country, ensuring our freedoms. God bless them and the loved ones they left behind. Willie Moore Streetrodding...
2019

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