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Iraqi hot rods

The fall of Saddam Hussein has enabled Iraqi car enthusiasts to create their dream rides like never before. Bilal Hussein's Mustang GT convertible boasts custom interiors and paint, including a skull stencil, but he wants monster tires, a DVD player and mufflers that shoot flames. And the hydraulics systems that he sees on his favorite show, MTV's "Pimp My Ride." Saif Rasheed / Los Angeles Times