April 21, 2018

Hot Rods - Rat Rods - Custom Cars & Trucks

Chevrolet Reborn as Rat Rod

820 HP Chevrolet Rat Rod Pickup Truck

Roadkillers
Back in the 40s, this once innocent Chevrolet pickup truck left a dealership’s lot and began a lifetime of hard work and faithful service. But after it’s rebirth, it can live life with a bit more horsepower as a Chevrolet Rat Rod Truck. [Read More…]

Live and let live. Build and let build. Drive and let drive.

Roadkill Customs has become the de facto resource for low budget, back yard builders and do-it-yourself hot rod and rat rodders. Our Mission is to "Keep Hot Rodding Alive" - We Promote and Support Real Deal, Old School, Traditional, Bad-Ass Hot Rodding by Providing Informative and Motivating Content along with Our Team's Experience and the Collective Know-How of Our Internet Family of Friends, Fans and Followers.


Transmission Cooler Install
How To & DIY

How To Install a Transmission Cooler

Adding an aftermarket transmission cooler to your hot rod, car or truck is always a good idea. Here are some tips: Always mount the cooler in a place that has good air flow, When Installing coolers make sure lines are clear of anything that can rub them and always use line that… [Read More…]
Hot Rod / Rat Rod Wiring Diagram
How To & DIY

How To Wire Your Hot Rod

Hot Rod Wiring – Diagram Please Note: This diagram was designed for 12 volt systems, but can also be used for 6 volt systems. If used for 6 volt, make all the wires heavier by 2 gauges. For example 14 gauge wire will become 12 gauge, 10 gauge will be 8 gauge, etc. [Read More…]
Build Your Own Hot Rod
Builds / Projects

How To Build A Hot Rod

Learn how to build a hot rod with these resources that help facilitate your build from inspiration and planning to building and customization. These tools help locate donor vehicles, project cars, and can determine what other cars have the parts you need (a big help at the salvage yard). Start you build here! [Read More…]

Makes

BUICK ~  CADILLAC ~  CHEVROLET ~  CHRYSLER ~  DESOTO ~  DODGE ~  FORD ~  FRAZER ~  GMC ~  HUDSON ~  KAISER ~  LINCOLN ~  MERCURY ~  MOPAR ~  NASH ~  OLDSMOBILE ~  PACKARD ~  PLYMOUTH ~  PONTIAC ~  STUDEBAKER ~  WILLYS

Upcoming Shows and Events


Browse All Events »