Boyd Coddington's Website Updated, Includes Forum For Final Thoughts

There's been an outpouring of thoughts and prayers since news of Boyd Coddington's passing, especially on the Boyd Coddington obituary from earlier. And now Boyd's own site has been updated with a page for people to leave their thoughts, memories and prayers with a banner appropriately stating "Whenever there are… » 2/29/08 1:00pm 2/29/08 1:00pm

Boyd Coddington's Company Releases Statement, Cause Of Death Still Vague

As reported yesterday, hot rod visionary Boyd Coddington died early Wednesday morning. Host of TLC's American Hot Rod and winner of numerous awards for his designs, his death at 63 was premature and unexpected. His company has released a statement stating that Coddington was "a long-time diabetic" who "died from… » 2/28/08 9:20am 2/28/08 9:20am

Boyd Coddington, Remembered

As we sadly reported first earlier today, Boyd Coddington died early this morning at the age of 63.

As a lad reading Hot Rod by flashlight after bedtime — as if it were Highlights for Children — I assimilated Boyd Coddington's name alongside the usual suspects of the Hot Rod feature-well: Gray Baskerville, Bill… » 2/27/08 2:30pm 2/27/08 2:30pm

Boyd Coddington, Hot Rod King, Dead At Age 63

World-renowned tuner and hot rod king Boyd Coddington died at 6:20 am this morning. The cause of death is still unknown. Coddington, founder of Boyds Wheels and designer of prize-winning custom cars, had recently been hospitalized twice for an undisclosed medical condition. Although he was though to be in recovery,… » 2/27/08 12:07pm 2/27/08 12:07pm