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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

These Big 6×6 Trucks Are Being Put Through Their Paces In These Trials In The Czech Republic.

They don’t mess around in the Czech Republic. These folks here are into having fun in the biggest trucks they can possibly find and we love them for sharing it with all of us. These big...

FJ45 Rock Crawler Project: Still Cutting Up This Unicorn Land Cruiser! But Boy Is It Going To Be Cool!

If you know old Toyota Land Cruisers then you know that an FJ40 is an iconic off-roader. Like a Jeep CJ, it’s a short wheelbase little utility ride that can be built into anything. The FJ60 on the...

LS Swap Greatness: This British Ford Prefect Is Tiny But Cool And A Riot With Turbo LS Power Under The Hood

Little cars are cool, and British Fords and Anglias are some of our favorites. What makes them even cooler is when you swap engines into them that make ridiculous amounts more power. That’s not...

Iron Trap Garage Finds A 331 Caddy Engine That Is Ready To Run In The Sweet Heart Roadster.

The guys at Iron Trap sure seem to be having a lot of fun lately. With multiple projects going, lots of places to visit, and lots of great scores on cars and parts, it is kind of hard to not like...

Classic Mini Cooper Race Car Build: Custom Jack Points And The Cage Will Be Finished!

Urchfab has built some fun and cool cars for both the street and the track, with our favorite being the Mongrel which is an old British Ford 100 on a Miata body. But that car is really nice and is...

DIY Shop Tech: How To Make Extension Cords For Your Shop That Will Last Forever!

I’ve been making my own custom extension cords for 30 years. I learned this trick from my Grandpa Lanning, who built us custom 220 extension cords for our welders that lasted for decades before...

Metal Shaping: Making a Hand Carved Skull Shift Knob From Brass!

Karl and Kristina Fisher just hit 100,000 subscribers on YouTube and decided a giveaway was in order and it couldn’t be something lame. Nope, in typical Karl fashion this thing is amazing and...

Driving Lessons: Can Chelsea Denofa, Pro Drifter, Teach Alex Taylor, A Drag Racer, How To Drift?

Chelsea Denofa is one of my favorite drifters. This dude is super chill, super fun to be around, and puts on a show with a smile every time he’s in the car. He and Vaughn Gittin Jr. are a fun...

CHEAP, JUNKYARD, BOOSTED SWAP MOTORS. L67 3800 V6 VS 4.8L LS! WHO MAKES MORE STOCK & WITH MODS?

LS swaps have been all the rage for the last several years, and we’re big fans for sure, but what about some of the other junkyard engine swap options? Richard Holdener refers to them as the...

Can A Couple Of Kids Do An Oil Change? Watch And Find Out In This Latest Video From Flying Sparks Garage. Could You Have Done Better At Their Age?

Emily and Aaron do fun stuff on their YouTube channels, and are awesome people in real life as well. They can often be found at events with their niece and other family members’ kids because...

Metal How To: Fitzee’s Comprehensive Spot Weld Removal With Simple Tools.

There are a lot of tools available for removing or cutting spot welds, and some work just fine. I say “some” because there are so many available, and many of them are complete junk that...

WRC TRIBUTE 2021: Maximum Attack, On the Limit, Crashes & Best Moments From Rallys Across The Globe

I used to be a die hard WRC watcher back when each and every race was covered on TV, and it sucks that it’s no longer the case. One thing I loved about the drivers in WRC is that most of them,...

Holley MoParty 2021: This Tiny, But Violent, 1972 Dodge Colt Pro Stocker Really Turns Our Crank!

Old Pro Stock cars are arguably some of the coolest big tire, old school, drag cars on the planet and the variety of body styles is something that always makes me happy. And even though I’m a...

For Sale: This Pro Street Vegas Is A Pretty Cool Ride That Is Faster Than The Pro Street Name Might Imply

BANGshifter Rocco Bastone sends us some cool stuff via the Submit Content button that is on every BANGshift.com page, and a lot of times they are cool rides on sale. I dig a Vegas, and anything Pro...