HOT RODS

  • INTERCEPTORS

    The INTERCEPTORS novelty plate is all about the specially built pursuit cars or "Interceptors", made famous as iconic muscle cars in the movies This plate comes standard as completely flat and non-embossed but for a little more cost we are able to give it a pressed out embossed border, so you have a choice. Please select your preference from the drop down menu. These novelty number  plates are made from high quality aluminium and the artwork applied by a dye sublimation process with a lovely gloss finish. They measure 37 x 13 cm, exactly the same as the traditional fully embossed type of plate and look just like our other Aussie made novelty number plates; even the mounting holes are in exactly the same positions, so they can easily be hung on display indoors or outdoors. One great advantage the flat non-embossed version is that owing to the absence of embossed border, and being just under 1 mm thick, it’s quite flexible and will flex about 10 cm from the centre, so can be mounted on curved surfaces. Each embossed rim style plate is sealed in a clear plastic sleeve, and each flat non-embossed plate is shrink-sealed in plastic film, so both types are ready for retail display, plus we offer the option of fixing them to a cardboard display card, so they can then be hung and displayed on the same display racks that are used for the other Aussie size plates we sell. To see what the display card looks like please click here For protection during delivery we use extra packing materials to ensure they arrive in tip-top condition If you would like plates made to your own design, we can easily do this for you. Virtually anything you want can be created with our modern digital equipment.  The key is good art, and we can do ANY GRAPHIC!    ANY DESIGN!    ANY COLOUR! For more details on creating a plate to your design please click here Important note about images we provide : Just as we sometimes see that “pricing is subject to change without notice”, so too are “designs subject to change without notice”. In 99.99% of cases, what you see on Dixie’s website or brochure is what you get. However, there are the odd times when designs have changed in some small way (eg: maybe a logo moves to a different location on the item, or the colour changes). Sometimes this information doesn’t always trickle down until the new designs are manufactured and shipped to Dixie. We hope this is helpful and understandable.

  • FORD HOT ROD COUPES

    The FORD Hot Rod Coupes novelty plate is all about Fords of 1932–1934  which were extremely popular with hot rodders. 1932 Ford De Luxe Coupe V8 - during the period after WWII, Model Bs and 18s were frequently rodded. This continued into the 1960s on a large scale, as noted in the hit song and as the pivotal street racing car in the film "American Graffiti". Today, the roadster and coupe are the most sought after body styles, as these were popular for street rods and hotrods; unmodified examples have become rare. Since the 1970s, 1932 bodies and frames have been reproduced either in fiberglass or lately in steel, which has helped resolve sheetmetal shortages, and increased the number of rods being created or restored. These are often very expensive, and a typical show-quality car may sell for $60,000 or more. Deuce coupe is a slang term used to refer to the 1932 Ford coupe, derived from the year of manufacture. In the 1940s, the '32 Ford became an ideal hot rod. Rodders would strip weight off this readily available car and hop up the engine. They came in two body styles, the more common 5-window and rarer suicide door 3-window. After World War II, the iconic stature of the 1932-vintage Ford in hot rodding inspired The Beach Boys to not only write a song entitled "Little Deuce Coupe" in 1963, but also had one of their albums named for the car, from the aforementioned song. The "little deuce coupe" that appeared on the cover to the Beach Boys' album Little Deuce Coupe (1963) was supplied by Hot Rod magazine, and features the body (with his head cropped in the photo) of hod-rod owner Clarence 'Chili' Catallo and his own customized three-window 1932 Ford Coupe - known amongst hot rod enthusiasts as "the lil' deuce coupe". This plate comes standard as completely flat and non-embossed but for a little more cost we are able to give it a pressed out embossed border, so you have a choice. Please select your preference from the drop down menu. These novelty number  plates are made from high quality aluminium and the artwork applied by a dye sublimation process with a lovely gloss finish. They measure 37 x 13 cm, exactly the same as the traditional fully embossed type of plate and look just like our other Aussie made novelty number plates; even the mounting holes are in exactly the same positions, so they can easily be hung on display indoors or outdoors. One great advantage the flat non-embossed version is that owing to the absence of embossed border, and being just under 1 mm thick, it’s quite flexible and will flex about 10 cm from the centre, so can be mounted on curved surfaces. Each embossed rim style plate is sealed in a clear plastic sleeve, and each flat non-embossed plate is shrink-sealed in plastic film, so both types are ready for retail display, plus we offer the option of fixing them to a cardboard display card, so they can then be hung and displayed on the same display racks that are used for the other Aussie size plates we sell. To see what the display card looks like please click here For protection during delivery we use extra packing materials to ensure they arrive in tip-top condition If you would like plates made to your own design, we can easily do this for you. Virtually anything you want can be created with our modern digital equipment.  The key is good art, and we can do ANY GRAPHIC!    ANY DESIGN!    ANY COLOUR! For more details on creating a plate to your design please click here Important note about images we provide : Just as we sometimes see that “pricing is subject to change without notice”, so too are “designs subject to change without notice”. In 99.99% of cases, what you see on Dixie’s website or brochure is what you get. However, there are the odd times when designs have changed in some small way (eg: maybe a logo moves to a different location on the item, or the colour changes). Sometimes this information doesn’t always trickle down until the new designs are manufactured and shipped to Dixie. We hope this is helpful and understandable.

  • HOT ROD GARAGE ORANGE RAT ROD

    HOT ROD GARAGE ORANGE RAT ROD. Hot rods are typically old, classic American cars with large engines modified for linear speed. The origin of the term "hot rod" is unclear. A possible origin includes replacement of the camshaft with a new ("hotter") version, sometimes known as a hot stick or hot rod. Roadsters were the cars of choice because they were light, easy to modify, and available inexpensively. The term became commonplace in the 1930s or 1940s as the name of a car that had been "hopped up" by modifying the engine in various ways to achieve higher performance. A term that was common in the early days to refer to a hot rod was a "gow job". This has fallen into total disuse except with historians. Novelty Tin signs are great for adding a touch of fun or nostalgia and there are heaps of them available with everything from Classic Muscle cars to Hollywood legends. Not only something with shed, games room or kitchen value these vintage signs have flair and decoration potential and a sort of artistic beauty that adds charisma and character to the place they are displayed. BONUS! – Each HOT ROD GARAGE ORANGE RAT ROD is supplied in a free clear plastic pocket ready for hanging on display in store. Measuring 12 x 15 ins (30 x 38cm) and made from durable and long lasting high quality tin. They can be hung inside or outside and each is pre-drilled so ready to hang and also look very nice framed. We sell for a great price and offer a wide variety so get yours today! For protection from factory to customer each is freighted with extra packing materials to ensure they arrive in tip-top condition

  • HOT ROD GARAGE GREY ROD

    HOT ROD GARAGE GREY ROD. Hot rods are typically old, classic American cars with large engines modified for linear speed. The origin of the term "hot rod" is unclear. A possible origin includes replacement of the camshaft with a new ("hotter") version, sometimes known as a hot stick or hot rod. Roadsters were the cars of choice because they were light, easy to modify, and available inexpensively. The term became commonplace in the 1930s or 1940s as the name of a car that had been "hopped up" by modifying the engine in various ways to achieve higher performance. A term that was common in the early days to refer to a hot rod was a "gow job". This has fallen into total disuse except with historians. Novelty Tin signs are great for adding a touch of fun or nostalgia and there are heaps of them available with everything from Classic Muscle cars to Hollywood legends. Not only something with shed, games room or kitchen value these vintage signs have flair and decoration potential and a sort of artistic beauty that adds charisma and character to the place they are displayed. BONUS! – Each HOT ROD GARAGE GREY ROD is supplied in a free clear plastic pocket ready for hanging on display in store. Measuring 12 x 15 ins (30 x 38cm) and made from durable and long lasting high quality tin. They can be hung inside or outside and each is pre-drilled so ready to hang and also look very nice framed. We sell for a great price and offer a wide variety so get yours today! For protection from factory to customer each is freighted with extra packing materials to ensure they arrive in tip-top condition

  • TUFF CHEVY

    TUFF CHEVY refers to the Chevys of the 1950's era - Chevrolet Belairs; 1956 Chevrolets, 1957 Cadillacs, 1958 Plymouth - all with a big bit of grunt . This novelty plate is a standard size 37cm x 13cm aluminium plate with embossed main characters. It is extremely high quality, durable and long lasting and we are proud to say that it is Australian manufactured.  The TUFF CHEVY sign can be hung inside or outside and each is pre-drilled so ready to hang. We sell for a great price and offer a wide variety so get yours today! BONUS! – Each is supplied in a free clear plastic pocket with a display card ready for hanging on display in store. For protection from factory to customer each is freighted with extra packing materials to ensure they arrive at your store in tip-top condition

  • PRAISE THE LOWER’D

    Our PRAISE THE LOWER'D is a great sign from the renowned Hot Rod artist Larry Grossman. It features a cute babe on a bitchin' Harley chopper, a '50 Ford lead-sled kustom, under a motel sign, a smoking dog, and a 50's era P-80 Shooting Star fighter jet streaking overhead! Novelty Tin signs are great for adding a touch of fun or nostalgia and there are heaps of them available with everything from Classic Muscle cars to Hollywood legends. Not only something with shed, games room or kitchen value these vintage signs have flair and decoration potential and a sort of artistic beauty that adds charisma and character to the place they are displayed. BONUS! – Each PRAISE THE LOWER'D is supplied in a free clear plastic pocket ready for hanging on display in store. Measuring 12 x 15 ins (30 x 38cm) and made from durable and long lasting high quality tin. They can be hung inside or outside and each is pre-drilled so ready to hang and also look very nice framed. We sell for a great price and offer a wide variety so get yours today! For protection from factory to customer each is freighted with extra packing materials to ensure they arrive in tip-top condition

  • FAST PICK UP

    Our FAST PICK UP is another great sign by Larry Grossman. It features the beach, the surf, the sand, a beautiful bikini girl and a rat rod. Novelty Tin signs are great for adding a touch of fun or nostalgia and there are heaps of them available with everything from Classic Muscle cars to Hollywood legends. Not only something with shed, games room or kitchen value these vintage signs have flair and decoration potential and a sort of artistic beauty that adds charisma and character to the place they are displayed. BONUS! – Each FAST PICK UP is supplied in a free clear plastic pocket ready for hanging on display in store. Measuring 12 x 15 ins (30 x 38cm) and made from durable and long lasting high quality tin. They can be hung inside or outside and each is pre-drilled so ready to hang and also look very nice framed. We sell for a great price and offer a wide variety so get yours today! For protection from factory to customer each is freighted with extra packing materials to ensure they arrive in tip-top condition

  • STILL PLAYS WITH CARS

    The STILL PLAYS WITH CARS sign is one for the car enthusiasts Novelty Tin signs are great for adding a touch of fun or nostalgia and there are heaps of them available with everything from Classic Muscle cars to Hollywood legends. Not only something with shed, games room or kitchen value these vintage signs have flair and decoration potential and a sort of artistic beauty that adds charisma and character to the place they are displayed. BONUS! – Each STILL PLAYS WITH CARS is supplied in a free clear plastic pocket ready for hanging on display in store. Measuring 12.5 x 16 ins (32 x 40cm) and made from durable and long lasting high quality tin. They can be hung inside or outside and each is pre-drilled so ready to hang and also look very nice framed. We sell for a great price and offer a wide variety so get yours today! For protection from factory to customer each is freighted with extra packing materials to ensure they arrive in tip-top condition

  • MY RAT ROD

    The MY RAT ROD novelty number plate is for the auto enthusiast. It's a standard size 37cm x 13cm aluminium plate with embossed main characters. It is extremely high quality, durable and long lasting and we are proud to say that it is Australian manufactured by the same company that's been producing and selling quality number plates for years. The MY RAT ROD sign can be hung inside or outside and each is pre-drilled so ready to hang. We sell for a great price and offer a wide variety so get yours today! BONUS! – Each is supplied in a free clear plastic pocket with a display card ready for hanging on display in store. For protection from factory to customer each is freighted with extra packing materials to ensure they arrive at your store in tip-top condition

  • MY GAS RAT

    The MY GAS RAT novelty number plate is for the auto enthusiast. It's a standard size 37cm x 13cm aluminium plate with embossed main characters. It is extremely high quality, durable and long lasting and we are proud to say that it is Australian manufactured by the same company that's been producing and selling quality number plates for years. The MY GAS RAT sign can be hung inside or outside and each is pre-drilled so ready to hang. We sell for a great price and offer a wide variety so get yours today! BONUS! – Each is supplied in a free clear plastic pocket with a display card ready for hanging on display in store. For protection from factory to customer each is freighted with extra packing materials to ensure they arrive at your store in tip-top condition

  • RAT ROD

    The RAT ROD novelty number plate features the name given to a style of hot rod or custom car that in most cases, imitates or exaggerates early hot rods of the 1940s, 1950s, and early 1960s. The style is not to be confused with the somewhat closely related "traditional" hot rod, which is an accurate re-creation or period-correct restoration of a hot rod from the same era. Most rat rods appear "unfinished", regardless of their status, as only the vehicle's bare essentials are driven. It's a standard size 37cm x 13cm aluminium plate with embossed main characters. It is extremely high quality, durable and long lasting and we are proud to say that it is Australian manufactured by the same company that's been producing and selling quality number plates for years. The RAT ROD sign can be hung inside or outside and each is pre-drilled so ready to hang. We sell for a great price and offer a wide variety so get yours today! BONUS! – Each is supplied in a free clear plastic pocket with a display card ready for hanging on display in store. For protection from factory to customer each is freighted with extra packing materials to ensure they arrive at your store in tip-top condition

  • GAS RAT

    The GAS RAT novelty number plate is for the auto enthusiast. It's a standard size 37cm x 13cm aluminium plate with embossed main characters. It is extremely high quality, durable and long lasting and we are proud to say that it is Australian manufactured by the same company that's been producing and selling quality number plates for years. The GAS RAT sign can be hung inside or outside and each is pre-drilled so ready to hang. We sell for a great price and offer a wide variety so get yours today! BONUS! – Each is supplied in a free clear plastic pocket with a display card ready for hanging on display in store. For protection from factory to customer each is freighted with extra packing materials to ensure they arrive at your store in tip-top condition

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