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Category Archive: Hack of the Week, Tech Stories

Car Guy Cool Welding Project: Steel Wheel Fire Pit AKA Car Guy Chiminea

There are plenty of ways to practice your cutting and welding, and most people use scrap steel and just play around. But why not work on a project that really won’t be any less fun and...

Want Functional Hood Scoops In Your Late-Model Challenger? It Just Takes Two Parts And About Ten Minutes Of Your Time!

(Photos: Speedy’s Garage) The 2008-up Dodge Challenger has been an awesome ride since it was unleashed. With good looks, great engine options and excellent performance out of the box,...

Hacks of the Week: Hose Clamp Lowering Kit and Vice Grip Engine Mount

The only proper way to lower a car is to use the proper pieces: lowering springs, spindles, etc. But for every car you’ll see done right, I’ll find you ten that have been done in a...

Hacks of the Week from Reddit’s Just Rolled Into the Shop

Hiyooooo, it’s that time for Hacks of the Week. You know, I’ve been spending a lot more time with a welder in my hand, so I have to cut the hackers of the world a little slack. It takes...

Hacks of the Week from Reddit’s JustRolledIntoTheShop

Look, we’ve all used a butter knife to turn a screw and some of us have opened a beer or two with a cigarette lighter, so we’re all about multi-tasking. With that in mind, the theme of...

Hacks of the Week from Reddit/JustRolledIntoTheShop

Up here in New England, we’re in our 342nd week of near zero temperatures, but we had one warm, rainy day last week and it poured, rendering our roads about as smooth as Manuel Noriega’s...