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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

These Tips Will Help You Weld Chromoly Tubing Like A Pro, Thanks To Tips From Bentley Garner

The welders in my shop are blue, as in Miller, and not only do I prefer the power of blue for my welding projects, but I also find their YouTube Channel to be FULL of great videos. Training videos,...

Our Goodguys Summer Get-Together Photo Coverage From Pleasanton Continues

(Photos by Robin Flanagan) We’ve already told you that the Goodguys shows are some of our favorites in the country, and that the hometown shows in Pleasanton California hold a special place in...

This Plymouth Sport Fury Is 70’s Perfection: Look At This Interior!

The other day we posted a 1977 Plymouth Fury and commented about how it may be the only one that wasn’t made into a fake cop car, crashed in a movie or tv show being a cop car, or didn’t...

Goodguys Summer Get-Together Photo Coverage Starts Right Here

(Photos by Robin Flanagan) Goodguys shows are awesome, regardless of where they are at, but because there are more than a dozen different venues, each one has its own personality. For me, none are...

The New Merlin IV Is The Block You Need To Build A Stout 427 to 632+ Cubic Inch Big Block Chevy

Our last Big Block Chevrolet was based on a factory block, and while it did the job just fine, we were limited when we lost a couple lifters, the camshaft, etc which then killed the crank. Why? Well...

Nostalgia Drag Racing With The Southwest Heritage Racing Association

(Words and Photos by Bad Brad Klaasen) Round two of the Southwest Heritage Racing Association’s traveling road show rolled into North Star Dragway, just north of Denton, Texas, on May 6th. The...

Win $120 Worth Of Stuff From MYCHANIC By Liking And Sharing On Facebook!

We’re super excited, because the fine folks at MYCHANIC sent us some new stuff to test out in the shop and we figured there was no better way to unbox them and start putting them through their...

More Door Monday: Take A Look At These Crew Cabs We Wish We Owned

Crew Cabs, 4-doors, More Doors, Fo Do, whatever you like to call a vehicle with four doors, it’s all the same to us. I prefer the term Crew Cab, and use it to describe virtually any four door...

CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN: FREE LIVE Radial Racing With The RTRA Turbo Bullet Radial Rebellion Continues Saturday! More Than $100K On The Line!

POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN   WILL BE RESCHEDULED SOON. STAY TUNED. Last year’s RTRA, Radial Tire Racing Association, events at Denton’s Northstar Dragway were some of the record settingest races...

Introducing BIMBO, AKA Project White Bread, Our New Tow Pig Chevrolet Suburban

Well, the $200 Hauler Chevrolet Suburban is officially dead, and my new tow pig is in the driveway. And they couldn’t be more different. The $200 Hauler was black, the new Suburban is...

This 413 Powered 1963 Chrysler 300 Is Uglier Than Sin Dipped In Mysery, But Man That Makes It Cool

During my high school years, Dusty Renteria had one of these Chrysler 300 sedans with a 440 and a set of N50-15 Indy Profiles. I should have known then what my tastes would later turn to, as I always...

Bumper Dragging Small Tire Nova: David Holtgrew’s Wheelstand At The Battle Grudge Race

It sounds weird to say, but there are times on a dragstrip when too much bite actually does exist, and David Holtgrew experienced it first had when his cool small tire Nova stood up at the hit during...

This Flared Datsun 240Z Would Be Pro Touring Fun Like None Other

There is something so cool about Datsun Z cars, and there always has been. No matter whether stock, on the dragstrip with big tires out back, or with giant flares and super wide tires, they are all...

This 1967 Shelby GT500 Mustang Clone Is One Bad Ass Hot Rod

I’m a Chevrolet fan. A diehard Chevrolet fan. And if I was going to own a Ford, a Maverick or Pinto would be the first two on my list. But coming in third would be a 1967 or 1968 Mustang...