The next topic for our Hot Rodding 101 series is Hubcaps or Wheel Covers. Hubcaps are very important to the overall look of a build, because they can be very plain and subtle, or be wild and stand out. Ford used many different style of wheels from the lates 20s to the 60s, and all use different hubcaps. Matt sits down and briefly covers wire wheel, wide five, “poverty caps, and full wheel covers. Comment below with your favorite hubcap combination!!
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What Brakes Should I Run On My Traditional Hot Rod?? – Hot Rodding 101 @Irontrap
The next instalment in our Hot Rodding 101 series is all about Brakes! Matt sits down to cover the many options for stopping power for your Early Ford Hot Rod. We are only covering the brakes that we would use on our earlier style build, as disk brakes started to become popular in the late 60s. This is in no way the end all list for brakes, we just covered the ones we typically used and see! There’s a bunch of other options we didn’t cover, let us know in the comments below what you like you use on your traditional hot rod!!
What Wheels Should I Run On My Hot Rod?? – Hot Rodding 101 – Irontrap Garage
When building a traditional hot rod wheels can confuse a lot of first time builders and we often receive emails about what to run on their project. A lot of people get mixed up between the different styles of wheels that Ford used, and do not realize there are so many options!! Matt sits down and walks us through the 3 style of wheels that Ford produced. Each style of wheel have different factory options that can be used to further customize your hot rod. There are also a huge variety of hub caps and trim rings that can be swapped around to change the look of your car. While this isn’t every single wheel option for Early Fords this should help you going in the right direction!!