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Category Archive: FORD, TECH, TRUCKS, Videos

Body Swap! Hot Rod Garage Blends The Best Parts Of A Ford F-100 And Crown Vic To Make A Shop Truck!

The guys at Hot Rod Garage have been busy lately: between a budget turbo LS rubber-nose Camaro that looks like it was dragged from the scrapyard but runs like a scalded cat, to a big-block Plymouth...

The Maniac Is At It Again: Colin Furze Is Building A Crotch-Rocket Powered Bumper Car!

First thing’s first: the BBC tapped Mr. Colin Furze, the man known for such fun projects as the weaponized Tuk-Tuk and a mobility scooter fast enough to run at Santa Pod, to build something...

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Technical Zen: This Guy Explains How He Created A Digital Dash For His Eagle!

Sometimes, the stock gauges in a car just suck. They don’t have a full compliment of useful gauges. The speedometer was woefully unprepared for what you had intentions for, or worse, was one of...

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Historical Footage: Chrysler’s 9.25 Axle Servicing Film – Made In The Mid-1970s, Still Useful Today!

Short of actually ripping apart a rear axle in the presence of a trained mechanic who knows the ins and outs of the unit you are messing with, training by film fills in the gaps of what you need to...

Classic YouTube: How To Hot-Rod A Pencil Sharpener Using The Engine From An R/C Car!

The bane of my existence during my school days was the common No.2 graphite pencil. Not the mechanical pencil…no, the cheap, yellow pencils that were given out like free candy at the beginning...

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It’s Done! Hot Rod Garage Finishes Up Project Fishtail, Their Drift ‘Cuda!

Forty-something days to take a shell of a car from out of a barn and turn it into a stomping drift car from pretty much scratch. Even when you factor out the help with parts or any of the perks of...

MORE: MOPAR, TECH, Videos

Tired Of Boring Tool Reviews? This Hilarious Look At A DeWalt Grinder Is What You Need!

BangShifter Jarmo Koivula pointed us in the direction of an awesome YouTube channel that’s operated by an awesomely crazy gearhead that teaches everyone cool shop tricks, he reviews tools, and...

Here’s A DIY Air Tool Holder You Can Make At Home With Scraps, But That Really Kicks Ass

I hate messes in the shop, which would surprise you if you saw the inside of mine most of the time. Like most of us, I too am amazingly adept at finding something to sit on every available...

How To Fabricate DIY Threaded Inserts For The Frame Of Your Hot Rod

Matt and the gang at Eastwood are always having fun building cool stuff and showing us how it’s done. In this video he’s making the final preparations for bolting the body of his...

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Give The Gift Of Knowledge For Christmas! Kevin Tetz Paintucation DVD’s Help You Do Body And Paint Right

There isn’t much that I won’t tackle on a car project. Even the stuff that scares people a lot, like wiring for example. I’ll do some sheetmetal replacement, although I’ve...

Hot Rod Garage Hacks Up The “Project Fishtail” ‘Cuda For It’s New Powertrain – Mopar Purists, Look Away!

The 1972 Plymouth ‘Cuda that Tony Angelo rescued out of Kentucky is done as I type. We saw it parked at SEMA and other than some really minor tidbits, it’s ready to rock. (We won’t...

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Manifolds or Headers? Engine Masters Tests The Difference Between The Two!

Ah, the fun part of the exhaust: the upper end. The knee-jerk response is always “headers!”…whatever fits in your ride, go with headers and you’ll be happy. But is it the most...

SEMA 2016 Preview: Hot Rod Garage’s Project FishTail – Tony And Lucky Are Bringing A Drift ‘Cuda!

It’s called the SEMA crunch: it seems that right before the big event that everyone in the automotive world waits for, all of the builders suddenly realize that they are down to weeks in order...

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Crunch Time: Watch As Finnegan Crafts Wastegates Onto His Monster Drag Boat!

We don’t know which side of the Roadkill duo is actually the “sane one”. Freiburger has plenty of insanity under his belt, with the off-road hijinks, the garage work and the fact...