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Red Dirt Rodz 66 Corvette Takes Honors at 2014 SEMA Show

The Red Dirt Rodz crew recently unveiled their latest creation, a 1966 Corvette coupe at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. After an intensive 8-month build, the project resulted in a top-ten finish, as the Corvette was named one of the Top Ten Hottest Hot Rods of SEMA by Yahoo! Autos. “Being included in […]

Need some juice? Optima Batteries has a killer special running through the end of April

Optima Batteries, long time supporters of Red Dirt Rodz, have a killer deal going on batteries and chargers. We use them in all of our builds, they get the job done and last like no other battery we have every used. Check it out- April 1, 2014 (MILWAUKEE) – OPTIMA Batteries, the global leader in high-performance […]

2015 Z06 is here!

When we brought you the Stingray reveal last year, we were flat-out amazed at how good the new C7 Corvette looked. It had the right styling and performance to bring an entirely new customer to Chevrolet’s flagship model. Where previous Corvettes were nice and the ZL1 has ridiculous amount of power, it just didn’t have […]

Hey Ma, we’re on TV!

The RDR Road Runner was featured on the Lokar Car Show TV show on Velocity channel a couple of weeks ago. We didn’t find out until after it had aired, but we do have a link to the episode on YouTube. The segment begins at minute 8:20, and runs through 9:50.

Redneck MONDAY!!!!!!!! Merry F-UN Christmas!

You have been waiting patiently, itching for the day that RDR would release their epic holiday greeting. Well, here it is, in all its awkward glory. You’re Welcome. We know you don’t get enough uncomfortable moments while you at your in-laws…..

Road to Vegas: An Epic Journey Part 4

(If you are just joining us on our journey, be sure to read Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here.) With the car coming together, the biggest bombshell had yet to fall, but with only 2 weeks to the show, it was coming. 12 days before the Road Runner was to be […]

Road to Vegas: An Epic Journey Part 3

(If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, start at the beginning here. Part 2 can be found here.) Red Dirt Rodz is a small shop, we build one or two custom cars each year, with lots of smaller projects in the middle. We don’t have a full-time painter, but we do have several that we […]

Road to Vegas: An Epic Journey Part 2

(If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, you need start at the beginning of the journey–here.) I should have known it was going to be one of those builds the day we pulled the carpet out. The car was sold as a mild restoration, everything was there, it was super clean, and it ran well. […]

The Road to Vegas: An Epic Journey Part 1

Now that we have had time for some R&R (Recovery and Reflection) I want to take the next several days to share our epic journey with the ’69 Roadrunner to Vegas and the granddaddy of all the shows SEMA. Along the way, we hit a lot of bumps and overcame many obstacles and I found […]

SEMA Day 3 Recap

Today, we spent some time looking at cool new products, and by far, the coolest thing we saw was the Berserker active shock management system from Viking Performance. This changes the game for all the non-active suspension system cars that road race. The Berserker is a derivative of a more complex military application, allowing the […]

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