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Designing the 1949 Mercury

The ’49 Mercury is probably one of the most recognized cars in the world. It was originally supposed to have been the new Ford according to several sources. But the body went to Merc and Ford got the new famous “shoe-box” styling. When I was going through my old magazine collection I remembered I had… Read more »

Rat Rods: Hot Rods or Rolling Heaps?

  As most of you know, a recent trend in hot rodding is to rebel against the shiny trailer queens with acres of clear coat and just let the car stay rusty or even to help it along with a grinder or an acid bath. A natural “patina” or flat black primer paint job (suede)… Read more »

Forgotten Hot Rods From The Movies

Everyone knows the famous yellow deuce coupe that was used in American Graffiti. There are many automotive icons from the movies and TV shows. A lot has been said about these cars but I like looking at the not-so-famous cars in the B movies and TV shows. Sometimes I wonder where they came from. Well… Read more »

The Talk: The T Birds and the Super Bees

    Hotrods. They come in all shapes, sizes and colors.  Some are sleek, stylish, and polished, while others may be more crude and unrefined.  Some hotrods sound wonderful and run great while some may backfire and smoke. Some have beautiful candy-colored paint while others are rusty and dusty.  It doesn’t matter the type of… Read more »

Hot Rods and Your Five Senses

    There are many hobbies one might want to take up. Some people like playing with model trains, or model cars, (as in my case) golfing (which I’ll never understand) or even landscaping but there’s one hobby that without a doubt stimulates all the senses. Building a Hotrod. Touch You may ask: “what does… Read more »

Good Bye Leslie Gore

We here at Hot Rod Bunny were saddened to hear about the passing of Leslie Gore who died of cancer on Monday Feb 16th. She provided some of the best and I think iconic songs from the early and mid sixties. She had a very strong singing voice and could belt out a note with… Read more »

Raising girls with high self-esteem

    Part of the reason why I wanted to write Hot-Rod Bunny was for my kids. My wife and I adopted older children that didn’t have the benefit of good morals being modeled for them.  They needed life lessons! Now, I wanted them to know about cars, my hobby, but I also wanted them to have an… Read more »

Rambler Gasser

Thank you for finding Hot Rod Bunny website and adding your comments! Yes, I was really interested in that car of yours. I will be doing a small article on it for the Model Cars Magazine. They have an “Inspirations File” department that features interesting vehicles to build. Since there was a model kit of… Read more »