Rodding USA


Every summer for about 9 years, I have been going on Road Tours around the country in the back seat of my papaw’s (grandfather Ron Hoffman) hot rods, and for the last three years, I have been driving my ‘29 roadster pickup with papaw riding shotgun. I’ve taken my baby blue to Bowling Green, KY, Pueblo, CO, and now St. Paul, Minnesota for Back to the ‘50s car show. Our trip to St.we got to see The California Kid and Jakes yellow coupe, we also saw Super Bell Axle Company which happens to be the brand of axle on my truck. Day 5 of our Road tour we stopped at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum in Knoxville, Iowa

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Rodding USA

Rodding USA3 min read
A Gem In The Desert
In August of 2015, I was photographing Gilberto Porras 1940 Ford for the cover of issue 16 of Rodding USA. He and his wife Leticia drove the coupe from El Paso, Texas, to Tucson for the shoot. After the shoot, we were enjoying a nice steak dinner, al
Rodding USA6 min read
Atomic Deuce
The 1932 Ford coupe has been in our family for over 70 years. The car was initially purchased by my wife Becky’s father, Jacob J. Wechsler (Jay), in November 1944. It was his daily driver when he was in the military service. The car is more than just
Rodding USA2 min read
Victor Garcia – Proprietor
I am 31 years old, and ever since I was a young kid, I was fascinated by old vintage cars and motorcycles. Since my family had a towing business that dated back to the ‘30s, we have always had a wide range of vehicles in the back storage/boneyard. Al