Rod & Custom May 1956

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Bud Parham's 1925 Ford Roadster Pickup
Eddie Eaton's 1927 Ford Roadster Pickup


Publisher: R. E. Petersen
Editor: Spencer Murray
Graphics Director: Lynn Wineland
Advertising Manager: Marvin Patchen
Photography: Spencer Murray and Lynn Wineland


Cadifying the Deuce
Installation of a Cadillac engine in a 1932 Ford

Custom Cars Pictoral
The history, why and wherefore of customizing is told with photos in this styling section.

Long Island Drags
The increasingly popular acceleration trials are usually held on a 1/4-mile course. But here it's different.

The Dragster
With The Roadster and The Mercedeuce behind them, Henning & Ritch in this issue offer their latest baby.

Rods and Customs

Testing the light fantastic.

R & C's rolling laboratory goes way down.

Skirts of plastic.

Installing roller tappets in a late ohv V8.

Comparative Speed Chart
for 18 methods of travel.

Draggin' Fundamentals
Roger Huntington tells all.

Car Owners' Notice
Of interest to R & C Feature Car owners.

Featured Cars

Bud Parham's 1925 Ford Model-T Roadster Pickup
Gene Winfield's 1950 Mercury
The Astra Coupe
Milton Melton's 1954 Cadillac Eldorado
Joe Leonora's 1946 Chevrolet
Henry Rootlieb's 1933 Ford Roadster
Frank Monteleon's 1941 Ford
Eddie Eaton's 1927 Ford Roadster Pickup
Vic Tuttle's 1953 Mercury
Rod & Custom Magazine’s Dream Truck


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