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Many cars are hot rods, but the 1932 Ford roadster is the ultimate hot rod. That’s the way it is and that’s the way it’s always been. If that statement seems arbitrary, ask any automotive enthusiast to name a single car that best defines a hot rod. Not only is the correct answer a ’32 Ford roadster—the complete answer...

Collection Created by Zach Klapman aka hammeraclassic Classic Cruisers I created this collection for two reasons. The first is that I grew up obsessed with old cars. The first cars I remembering seeing that struck a chord weren’t Ferraris or exotics; they were old cars. As a kid, I went to a hot rod show every week. I...

For Brian Mackey of Mackey’s Hot Rods in Huntington Beach, California, the BUILT from eBay challenge became more than a fun project with a very tight deadline — it became personal. Team Hot Rod’s 1968 Chevy van is a tribute to Richard “Spider” Smith, a friend of Mackey’s grandfather who served as an aviator in World...

The chrome is polished, the stripes are pinned (give us a break—we’re excited), and the eBay-sourced parts are all in place. Now that the four BUILT from eBay teams are done, their cars are headed back from whence they came—the eBay auction block. Not before the Team Lowrider, Four Wheeler, Hot Rod, and Eurocar...

The 1966 El Camino is the People’s Choice Winner! Stay tuned for more details of this vehicle here later this week. In the meantime, go to the BUILT from eBay site to read more about the results! WWW.builtfromebay.com

Our garage throwdown is complete and four unique vehicles built by talented teams from some of the best garages are ready to be bid upon by automotive fans everywhere. Each garage was challenged to build a vehicle with base vehicles and parts purchased entirely from eBay with the goal of giving the proceeds from the...

The frantic eight week builds have come down to this: tearing through the Mojave Desert, laying “11s” in the presence of classic fighter jets, conquering insane off-road obstacles, and showing off in style at an epic-looking cookout. The four teams competing in the BUILT from eBay series have finished their project...

Slick! All the builds are coming together and looking rad.The Jeepster is fired up and sounds mean. Sonny Boy’s pinup girl paint job on van works well with the aerial bomber theme chosen by Mackey and the Hot Rod team.Head over to http://BUILTfromEBAY.com now to watch the episodes, follow every build, catch up on...

“It’s close enough.” “Try to think of something.” “It’s going to be dramatic.” Anyone who’s ever taken on a huge project under a tight deadline can relate to Team Hot Rod’s Brian Mackey in the latest BUILT from eBay episode when, after running through the amount of work needed on their nitrous-equipped, WWII-era...

Our garage “throwdown” continues with Episode 6. With three of the cars battling it out in the paint booth, it’s shaping up to be a fight to the finish. Meanwhile, the fourth vehicle gets its heart. Head over to http://BUILTfromEBAY.com now to watch the episodes, follow every build, catch up on past episodes, and vote...

The drama continues with our garage throwdown. Team Fourwheeler, with a Jeepster no less, is a close 2nd behind Team Lowrider. Who has the advantage at the halfway point? Watch episode 5, vote for your favorite build, register to win a $5,000 dream garage at www.builtfromebay.com

Teardown is done, now the hard work really begins. With the cars stripped down and exposed, all four teams now have a better idea of how to tackle their project cars — EXCEPT Team European Car. Currently in 3rd place, can this team pull together a winning car? Watch episodes 3 & 4, register to win a $5,000 dream garage...

Our garage “throwdown” kicks into full gear with each garage receiving their project cars and strategizing begins. Watch episodes 1 and 2 to see what each garage has to work with and how they plan to slay their competitors. After seeing what each garage received, any early guesses as to who has the advantage over the...

FOUR GARAGES. FOUR CARS. BUILT FROM eBAY. DECIDED BY YOU. ALL FOR CHARITY.eBay Motors presents a garage “throwdown” with you, our viewers, helping select a winner. We challenged four of the best garages in the world, absolute masters in different classes of vehicles, to build the best vehicle from parts and...

You can now watch the Hot Rod & Muscle Car panel discussion unedited and as it occurred at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California. Participants included Steve Strope of Pure Vision Design and Car Craft Radio. Corky Coker of Coker Tire and Street Rodder Radio. Craig Jackson of Barrett-Jackson. Beau...