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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

Which Welding Rod Is Right For Your Welding Project? Is It As Complicated As Some Might Think?

Welding rod selection, when TIG welding, is a subject that sometimes causes argument among friends as people do not always agree on what rod is used for what. Some say at ER80S-D2 is required for all...

We Just Want To Go Desert Racing! Is That So Wrong?

Anytime I see footage of SCORE or Best in the Desert racing, all I want to do is go race across the desert. Seriously, there is something about desert racing that just draws me to it like a moth to a...

133 MPH On The Highway, And It Is Perfectly Legal! Sign Us Up!

This video is not only cool because it has awesome cars and car guy stuff in it, but also because of just how giddy Kyle and the 1320 Video crew are during this trip to Germany. They run down the...

Hooker Introduces New BlackHeart Stainless Shorty Headers For 2005-2009 Mustang GT

Hooker’s BlackHeart brand of headers and exhaust systems is taking the hot rodding world by storm with some seriously nice looking and high performing products. The latest in the BlackHeart...

Our Bonneville Speed Week 2018 Coverage Is Nowhere Near Over. Check This Out!

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) I’ll admit that the car count at this year’s Bonneville Speed Week was lower than usual, but there were still hundreds of hot rods making big power and big speed...

This 1953 Lincoln Raced In The La Carrera Panamerica Multiple Times. El Toro Amarillo!

I did some research and couldn’t find anything specific about a 1953 Lincoln called El Toro Amarillo that raced in the La Carrera Panamerica way back in the 1950s, but from the door stickers I...

Bonneville Speed Week 2018 Is The Fastest In History And We’ve Got More Photos!

(Photos by Chad Reynolds) With 5 streamliners reaching speeds of more than 400 mph, this is officially the fastest Speed Week in history and we’re so glad to have been a part of it. The...

Ridetech’s Builder Highlight: Ten Questions With Harold Chapman At Hot Rods Of Andice

When a hot rod builder garners a Ridler, Goodguys Most Beautiful Street Rod, Goodguys Muscle Machine of the Year, Goodguys Street Rod of the Year, and Hot August Nights Builder of the Year, all...

Who Wouldn’t Want To Own An LS Powered Mid Engine Baja Bug?

Baja Bugs are cool regardless of what they are powered by, but LS powered Mid Engine bugs are extra special and haul ass. With big power, tons of suspension travel, and a big tire, these suckers can...

We Hit The UMI Autocross And Cruise Last Weekend In Pennsylvania And It Was Rad!

Last weekend was the 7th Annual UMI Performance Autocross and Cruise In and holy cow, what a show! Hosted at the newly acquired UMI Motorsports Park, the racing this year was insane. Thursday night...

This Is How You Build A Custom Upper Radiator Bracket You Can Be Proud Of

When you first open the hood on your car, the first thing that stands out is the engine, and the second thing people notice is the core support area where the radiator is at. It is right up front, in...

More Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks, And Street Machines From The NSRA Eastern Nationals In York

(Photos by Troy Thomas) If you liked our previous galleries of photos from York’s NSRA Eastern Nationals, then here’s another batch of photos to check out. Thanks to Troy Thomas, there are...

Roadtrippin’ Part 2: Visiting Pioneer Village in Minden Nebraska Means Cool Mechanical History

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) If you have ever driven across Nebraska anytime in the last 65 years you probably seen the billboards advertising Pioneer Village. They are literally everywhere....

This Used To Scare Me! Don’t Let Rust Repair Scare You. C10 Rocker Replacement Made Easy.

Growing up in California, I’ve been spoiled by rust free projects for my entire life. Even when I moved to Texas 20 plus years ago there was an abundance of mostly rust free cars and trucks....