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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

This Might Be The Perfect Econobox! Chevette Greatness Baby!

The Chevrolet Chevette was one of those little econobox cars that everyone hated that was into hot rods, but that still sold more than 7 Million units over its lifespan. Clearly these little cars had...

This Overhead Cam V-Twin Engine Builds Itself In This Video! Watch And You Will Dig It.

What you can do with video technology nowadays is amazing, but this particular video is NOT using CGI to show the engine being assembled without tools and without hands. In fact, the entire engine...

Adam Savage Builds A Really Cool Portable Solder Station That You Can Replicate In Your Shop

Wiring is one of those things that many hot rodders and racers dread doing on their projects for a variety of reasons. Besides being an intimidating task for some it is one of those projects that is...

Sanding For Days! The Norcal Garage Family Time 1963 Chevrolet Chevy II Station Wagon Is Coming Along!

(Words and Photos by David Carroll Norcal Garage) Sorry to leave you hanging on the last article. With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays and work on the wagon continuing I’ve had very...

Barrett-Jackson’s Historic Sunday Docket to Feature 1960s Rock Band Grateful Dead’s Original Equipment Truck and More

We know that a lot of you have been watching Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale the past few days and after Saturday’s amazing selection of rides going up for sale it is sometimes easy to forget that...

Here’s Your Chance To Own A Hot Rod Based Business Where You Get To Drive One ALL THE TIME!

When Rocco sent this one in man I was excited! I mean would you just look at it? And it isn’t just a car, but also a business if you would like it, and I think you could do one hell of a...

Roadtrippin’: This Abandoned Car Lot In Nebraska Has Some Fun Finds That Deserve A Better Resting Place

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) After checking out a closed up wrecking yard the week before, my buddy John McHarness asks me if I am up to check out another collection of rusty gold. I say sure,...

Lots Of Sanding And Some Primer! The Mongrel Is All One Color Finally!

The Mongrel is getting so close to going back together for the final time! We can’t wait to see this little bastard tearing up the race track because we know it is going to be a riot, but...

Americans Win Dakar! Dakar Rally Highlights Continue! Stages 6-12 Are Right Here. Sun And Sand For Days!

For the first time ever, American’s have won in the Dakar Rally! Overall win goes to Ricky Brabec who finished with a total time of just over 40 hours aboard his Honda motorcycle. The Dakar...

PRE-REGISTER FOR LS FEST WEST NOW! Vegas Baby, Vegas. Don’t Miss Out, Registration Is Now Open!

Holley’s LS Fest West is fast becoming the outlandish, crazy and fun no so little brother of Holley’s LS Fest in Bowling Green Kentucky. With growth that can only be described as awesome,...

The Original Bullit Mustang Sells For $3.4 Million Dollars! Watch It Go Across The Auction Block Here.

There is no doubt that every car guy on earth has seen Bullit and thought “I can totally do that!” Well you might very well be able to pull it off if you had the original Bullit Mustang...

Want To Go Nostalgia Drag Racing? Buy The Man-O-War Nitro Funny Car For Only $38,000

Actually you can probably get it cheaper than that! They are asking $38,500 for this beast that set the world on its ear when Paul Romine brought it out for NHRA’s Heritage Series and the March...

The Latest Project From Urchfab Has Only Two Wheels. Can This One Be As Much Fun As A 4-Wheeld Monster?

I’ve been wanting to put together an old small to medium sized motorcycle for some time. Something like a Honday CB350 or CB550, would be fun as hell to cruise around town on, and I have...

The 2020 Dakar Rally Is On And Man Is It A Beast! Saudi Arabia, And It’s Crazy Variety Of Terrain And Sand, Is Home To This Historic Spectacle

I first started really watching the Dakar Rally back in the late 1990s and couldn’t believe just how cool this race was to watch on TV. For years I looked forward to it and thought it would be...