OVERVIEW
Custom & Rod Ideas was published in the large format style by Argus Publishing Corporation, the same organization behind Popular Hot Rodding and Popular 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.

PUBLICATION DATA:
The publisher provided net paid circulation data to NW Ayer from 1968 through 1979. Average monthly net paid circulation grew from 18,045 to a peak of 41,066, then declined slowly to 15,325 in 1979.

CONTENT COMPLETENESS:
A total of 73 issues was printed from Spring, 1967 through the last annual publication in 1983. All cover images are complete.

Spring 1967
Spring 1967
Summer 1967
Summer 1967
Fall 1967
Fall 1967
Winter 1967
Winter 1967
Spring 1968
Spring 1968
Summer 1968
Summer 1968
Fall 1968
Fall 1968
Winter 1968
Winter 1968
Spring 1969
Spring 1969
Summer 1969
Summer 1969
Mid-Summer 1969
Mid-Summer 1969
Fall 1969
Fall 1969
Winter 1969
Winter 1969
Spring 1970
Spring 1970
Summer 1970
Summer 1970
Mid-Summer 1970
Mid-Summer 1970
Fall 1970
Fall 1970
Winter 1970
Winter 1970
Spring 1971
Spring 1971
Summer 1971
Summer 1971
Mid-Summer 1971
Mid-Summer 1971
Fall 1971
Fall 1971
Winter 1971
Winter 1971
Spring 1972
Spring 1972
Summer 1972
Summer 1972
Fall 1972
Fall 1972
Winter 1972
Winter 1972
Spring 1973
Spring 1973
Summer 1973
Summer 1973
Fall 1973
Fall 1973
Winter 1973
Winter 1973
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Feb 1974
May 1974<
May 1974
Summer 1974
Summer 1974
Oct 1974
Oct 1974
Dec 1974
Dec 1974
Feb 1975
Feb 1975
Apr 1975
Apr 1975
June 1975
June 1975
July 1975
July 1975
Aug 1975
Aug 1975
Sept 1975
Sept 1975
Oct 1975
Oct 1975
Nov 1975
Nov 1975
Dec 1975
Dec 1975
1976 to 1983