Car-Building Legend Boyd Coddington Dies

Car-Building Legend Boyd Coddington Dies

There are 5 comments on the KFMB-TV San Diego story from Feb 28, 2008, titled Car-Building Legend Boyd Coddington Dies. In it, KFMB-TV San Diego reports that:

“That was a groundbreaking car. Very cool”

Car-building legend Boyd Coddington, whose testosterone-injected cable TV reality show "American Hot Rod" introduced the nation to the West Coast hot rod guru, has died. via KFMB-TV San Diego

Join the discussion below, or Read more at KFMB-TV San Diego.

Rest in peace Boyd

Brea, CA

#1 Feb 28, 2008
What a shame. Boyd was a legend and will truly be missed. My most heartfelt condolences go out to his wife Jo and to his ex-wife and the entire Coddington family. Godspeed, Boyd. You'll be missed.
You will be missed

Modesto, CA

#2 Feb 28, 2008
What an amazing car-smith. His creations were absolutley beautiful. The lines, colors, and style was beyond anyone. I wonder what the cause was. He seemed very healthy on the shows? RIP Boyd!

Easton, PA

#3 Feb 29, 2008
What a loss. Cause of death could have been anything. He used to be very heavy.

Anyway my favorite Boyd car was the Smoothster. And his show was really fun and enlightening. My husband met him once and shook his hand. That memory has stuck with him for many years.

He will be missed, but I am sure his designs will live on and inspire many more hot rod guys (and us chicks too). RIP.

“Common sense isn't that common”

Since: Feb 08

Durham, CT

#5 Feb 29, 2008
WOW! Can't say I knew a lot aobut the man, but I've watched the show & he sure is a master in the art of the hot rod. His talent will surely be missed.

On the bright side - that great "rock band in the sky" finally has someone to design a proper tour bus.
true rodder

Spokane, WA

#6 Feb 29, 2008
BeerNut wrote:
good riddance, he was an jerk to meet in person and put average hot rods out of the blue collar workers price budget. he didn't do anything for the industry but sell high dollar wheels and cream puff rich guy cars. he wasn't a true rodder.
Your name shows me what you are drinking, maybe that is your reason for being an ass.

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