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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

Lame Off: 1972 Nova vs 1977 Olds Omega. Which Nasty Example Is The Lamest?

The guys at Holley are awesome! When they decide to do something fun, they don’t mess around. So what the hell is a Lame Off? Take one 4 door 1972 Nova and one two door but still horrible 1977...

Lazze Dies Now Available For Mittler Bros. Bead Rollers: Metal Shapers Rejoice!

If you don’t know the name Lazze, then you don’t know anything about forming sheetmetal or have any desire to do so. Lars Jansson AKA “Lazze” (pronounced Lassie) has been forming...

The Mongrel Gets Mini Tubbed: How A Hammer, Dolly, And Simple Roller Come Together

Once again UrchFab shows that simple tools, thought, and some skill will make cool things happen. Making mini tubs for the Mongrel project required a hammer, dolly, and a home made roller. These...

This LS Swapped Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser Could Be Your Perfect Winter And Summer Off-Roader

Land Cruisers are cool as hell. They always have been, and they always will be. The FJ40 is arguably the most popular of all, but we will admit to being fans of the FJ45, 55, 60, and 80 models as...

Parts, Old Iron, Muscle Cars, Trucks, Drag Cars, And More From The Pomona Swap Meet

Yep, we’ve got more Pomona Swap Meet photos to share cause there are so damn many cars there! We walked a ton of the car corral area, but no all of it. So imagine just how many cars there...

Driving The BAJA 1000 In A Single Seat Buggy Is Not For The Faint Of Heart. Watch This!

When the Green Army does the BAJA 1000, they don’t mess around. The #185 Buggy is a bad ass high powered machine, with performance much like a Trophy Truck, but in a package that has just one...

Composite Series: How To Fix Stress Cracks In Carbon Fiber Body Panels And Pieces

Race cars are under an insane amount of stress. But when those race cars have bodies made of carbon fiber or fiberglass, they tend to take an even greater hit. Tire shake, sheelstands, and just the...

Mongrel Project Update: Roll Pan And Quarter Panel Extensions. It’s Sheet Metal Fab Time!

Man this project is inspiring! Just what all of you living in the cold weather need to keep you moving on your winter projects. UrchFab is doing an awesome job on this Ford 100E/Miata body swap. The...

Ridetech’s New S10 Coil-Over Suspension System Makes Them Look And Handle Like Never Before

The Chevrolet S10, and GMC S15, pickup truck platform is one of the most popular small truck platforms ever built. They have been customized, engine swapped, and tricked out in every conceivable...

More Pomona Swap Meet Photos Full Of Rust Free And Clean California Iron

Be jealous all you want, but we don’t want to hear about it. There are thousands of planes and dozens of highways that will bring you to California for the Pomona Swap Meet so you can...

Monster Energy’s BAJA 1000 Prep And Race Recap Video Will Make You Crave The Dirt!

There is no off-road race like it. None. Period. Sure there are plenty of other awesome off-road races, including some in Baja, but none compare to the 1000. This is THE race of all races, and the...

This Willys FC 170 Jeep Truck Is Super Rare And In Really Great Shape. You Can Build This One Into A Bad Ass

We rarely see these Willys FC trucks, but when we do we love them. They are weird and quirky and fun. The FC stands for Forward Control, which in Jeep speak means Cab Over. They were sold to be used...

Here’s One More Blast Of Photos From The 2018 PRI Show In Indy. Race Cars And Parts Galore.

(Photos by Author) Yep, we’ve still got PRI photos to share. Asphalt and Dirt Oval, Road Racing, Drag Racing, Off-Road, Boat Racing, Tractor Pulling, Diesel Racing, and so much more is...

Mooneyes XMas Party Show And Drag 2018 Photos Start Right Here!

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) If you are in Southern California during early December, then the must attend show is the Mooneyes XMas Party Show and Drag at Irwindale. After the track closed early this...