Street Rod Car Data Disk

Street Rod SE released

Download and play Street Rod SE for PC DOS now! Enjoy 25 new cars. Choose from 8 brand new stickers. Race against different opponents. It’s free! Download Street Rod SE (note: you need a PC with DOS installed or use an emulator) README Street Rod SE ============= This is Street Rod SE (Special Edition) and […]

Street Rod SE re-released on July 1, 2014

Mark your calendar and tell your friends. On July 1, 2014 the Street Rod Data Disks will be re-released (for free) as Street Rod SE Please consider a donation to keep this website ad-free and support my work on preserving the Street Rod games.

1953 Buick Skylark Convertible

Another sneak preview, the 1953 Buick Skylark Convertible. Compare it to the real car, it looks awesome [source].

It works!!!

I couldn’t get it to work last night but this morning (as happens often) I managed to get working backups from the disks. As it turned out I bought 2 sets of Street Rod Data Disks, not 1 as I thought. Each set consists of 2 replacement disks.

Cars on the Data Disk

I was able to get the hardware up and running and created disk images. But copying the data to the Street Rod folder (it’s not an install procedure like I said) and running the game gave the following result, not good. Maybe I can re-create them (with different settings) because I got some errors (bad […]

The Data Disks arrived!

Today I received the package which contains the Data Disks. To do things a little bit different I made a video.

Street Rod Data Disk in Computer Gaming World issue 67

While the Data Disks are on their way to Europe I found a “rumor” article in Computer Gaming World, issue 67, January 1990. … The whole scene made me wonder if California Dreams plans to put a “woofer and tweeter shoot-out” in their Street Rod data disk (due early this year). I doubt it, but […]

Breaking news: “Street Rod Data Disks” found

About a week ago Luís Vasquez from Portugal notified me about an item for sale on Ebay which could possibly be the Street Rod Car Data Disks. As I found out those were original disks of Street Rod itself. However, the person selling those disks also had another item for sale. After a close look […]

1963 Ford Futura Falcon on the Car Data Disk?

I came across the following fragment: Back to the Futura? No, the 1963 Ford Falcon Futura is not one of the street rods you can choose in Street Rod, a game that ultimately pits you against… … (Maybe the Futura is on the optional car data disk that offers 25 additional cars) … So, no […]

Some more information about the Car Data Disk

There’s some more information about the Street Rod Car Data Disk in the following article. Street Rod (California Dreams; IBM; $49.95). If you spent your high school days cruising the strip, Street Rod will be a drive down memory lane for you. The object of the game is to beat the King of the Strip […]