METAL SHAPING CLASSES
Peter Tommasini master metal worker and educator will be bringing his talents from Australia to the broad expanse of North America. His no nonsense hands on class, focuses on panel building a replacement or custom panel with the simplest of hand tools. With 28 plus years experience in restoration & coach building you’ll work along with Peter in building your own class project. Classes are a full 3 days begin daily at 8:00am and cover taking a flat sheet of metal and turning into a finished one piece quarter panel. Classes will cover patterns, templates, raising metal with steel hammer, shot bag forming, stump forming, mechanical & tuck shrinking, reverse curves, wheeling, and some bead roll work.
North American Class Tour Locations:
Portland, OR Sept 29-Oct-1, 2014
Vancouver BC Canada, Oct 3-5, 2014
Seattle, WA Oct 7-9, 2014
Detroit, MI Oct 11-13, 2014 (full)
Nashville, TN Oct 20-22, 2014
Ft Collins, CO Oct 25-27, 2014
Menifee, CA Oct 30-31, 2014
Detroit, MI Nov 9-11, 2014 (2nd class)
HOME BUILDER TECH TIPS FROM SOUTHERN WHEELS
SUMMER CARB PROBLEMS
During the hot summer days, we use the lowest octane that our carburetor cars will run on. The higher the octane, the higher the alcohol content, which could cause percolation problems. Regular unleaded gas percolates at 155-160 degrees F, while premium unleaded percolates at 140-145 degrees F.
"Right Way Bill"
CAR CLUB INFORMATION
At American Rods and Rides, we would like to know about your club. Email us your club name and information so we can post it for all to see. Everything is listed by state, so potential club members will find you. Also send us any events that your club might be sponsoring so we can get the word out. Also contact us for goodie bag stuffers, and club discounts.
EVERY CLUB NEEDS QUALITY, AFFORDABLE, DECALS
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A LITTLE ABOUT US
Because American Rods and Rides is geared toward "car people", we run our business accordingly. We have spent the last 10 years researching and perfecting what car enthusiasts are looking for. We combined this knowledge with more than 50 years of experience to create a website that will allow us to change and grow with the sport and hobby of street rods, muscle cars, customs, antiques, classics, race cars, and project vehicles. Our Website Is Designed For People Who Are Better With Wrenches Than Computers. We hope you enjoy it!
VEHICLE PRICE GUIDE
AMERICAN RODS AND RIDES HAS A SPECIAL SECTION TO HELP YOU PRICE YOUR VEHICLE. EVERY CATEGORY ON OUR SITE NOW HAS A LISTING OF VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SOLD. THIS SECTION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWS THE LISTING OF VEHICLES THAT ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. THE ORIGINAL AD AND ASKING PRICE IS SHOWN (LESS THE CONTACT INFORMATION).
STREET RODS, MUSCLE CARS, AND US
We would like to thank all of the street rod family for their support. We attend National Street Rod Association, GoodGuys, and Right Coast Association events all over the country. We are members of SEMA, HRIA, ISCA. These organizations are extremely worthwhile joining if you like old cars or new cars. We are involved with everything from 1932 Fords and Chevys, right up to woodies, shoe box cars, and muscle cars. Weather you drive a super sport Chevy Impala, or a nostalgia drag car we love them all. Our site has vendors like Watson’s Street Works, Borgeson Universal, Unisteer, California Car Cover, Holley Performance, AirBagIt, Rock Valley, Technostalgia, Ron Francis Wiring, and lots of others. Take some time and look through the site, and when you buy from one of our street rod vendors mention our name. Also look for us at the Street Rod Nationals, GoodGuys Columbus nationals, NSRA York PA, Syracuse Nationals, and many other large and small car events. We speak “Car” fluently, and love to talk to other street rodders and car nuts.
This is one of the best organizations on the planet. Do you want a weekly update on what is happening world wide in the automotive industry? If you need info on joining just give us a call and we will head you in the right direction.