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hot rod

a car with an engine that has been radically modified to produce increased power
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And the Jamiroquai funkster was duly challenged by three other hot-rodding boys.
The action follows a group of teenagers on a summer night in 1962 as they go hot-rodding about town and are poised to enter the adult worlds of college or work.
According to Details magazine, a Tennessee court is blocking the road of true love in refusing hot-rodding Buster Mitchell, 28, the right to marry his off-beige, speckled, 1996 Ford Mustang GT.
There was a famous accident in 1995 when he lost control of a McLaren F1 sports car while hot-rodding outside Munich.
This guy thinks that bein' prepared to be blown away or hot-rodding around in convertibles, chasing skirts and packin' Uzis is a lifestyle we as Indian people should aspire to.
We've been hot-rodding and restoring cars since we were teenagers, so it's incredibly exciting to have a relationship with the ultimate American hot-rodder, Carroll Shelby, to bring his personal brand of performance to enthusiasts in this area.
Additional highlights illustrating the collection's diversity include: a 1941 Ford Pickup Custom, formerly owned by hot-rodding legend, Boyd Coddington; a 1950 Ford V-8 Custom Deluxe Station Wagon, believed to have been owned new by actor Jon "Hurricane" Hall; and a 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS NASCAR, campaigned by Jeff Gordon during the 2006 and 2007 seasons.
Even though the pistol is a locked breech design, it is not a candidate for hot-rodding.