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  1. #17
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    More colleges / universities offering Hot Rod degrees / courses here:

    Racing Technical Colleges (Part One) - Hot Rod Network
    Racing Technical Colleges (Part Two) - Hot Rod Network

    One university even has its own Nascar track!


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    Requirements and outlook for career as Street Rod Fabricator here. Street Rod Fabricator Career Overview

    This is old, old data (2006?) Wages looked especially disappointing, even for 2006 - $9+ to $14+ per hour! I can't believe wages would be anything near that low today - particularly since the job needs good skills, esp. welding. Anyone?

    And as for declining demand due to imported cars -- HAH! Nascar has included Toyota since 2007 but that was the only import - and first new brand since 1971! ...

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    Slightly different job desc. Hot rod mechanic. Current stats - better pay: Low end - $31K, median $62K, top out at $126K.

    hot rod shop Salaries | Simply Hired

    And here's part THREE of the list of schools. Includes NASCAR TECH - ACCSC accredited. http://www.hotrod.com/articles/racin...es-part-three/ No part FOUR - I checked.

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    How cool would this be, for a kid to say: "My Dad / Mom is a Hot Rod Technician." WOW!

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    So, in summary - a very few schools (from The Hot Rod Network Articles) to add to Jennifer's excellent report:

    • Racing College of Virginia (div.of Patrick Henry CC) - RA
    • University of Northwestern Ohio - RA
    • Forsyth Technical Community College – The Richard Childress Race Car Technology Program - RA
    • Greenville Technical College - RA

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