Custom and Rod Ideas was published in the large format style by Argus Publishing Corporation, the same organization behind Popular Hot Rodding and Popular Customs. It featured hot rods and customs.
It started as a quarterly issue in 1967, then went to monthly in June, 1975. This lasted until early 1977 when publishing was a bit sporadic. In 1978, the magazine went back to quarterly, and in 1980 it became an annual publication. Publication ceased after the 1983 annual.
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The publisher provided net paid circulation data to N.W. Ayer from 1968 through 1978. Annual print production grew from 216,500 to 500,000 in 1973, then declined thereafter to 183,200.
A total of 73 issues was printed from Spring, 1967 through the last annual publication in 1983. All cover images are complete.