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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

DIY MegaCab Bumpside Ford Project: The Roof Is Going On!

In Part 7 there is a lot going on as the roof goes on! Because of the way they are building this thing the cab is longer than a factory crew cab, hence the MegaCab name. Because of this, there is...

Breaking the Colorado on Ultimate Adventure: Ian’s Trip Not Going As Planned

We’ve shown you some of the work going into the Colorado that Ian Johnson was taking to Ultimate Adventure this year, and we are sad to see that the poor thing had some issues on the trail....

Wheels Up Action: BACKSIDE NO PREP AT CUSTOM TS MOTORSPORTS PARK !!

If you are a casual No Prep drag racing fan, you may not realize that there are actually two very different types that go on regularly. Front side, or from the tree, No Prep is what you find most...

Leroy Breaks His Record AGAIN!!!!! QUEST FOR 6’S HAS BEGUN… Cleetus Pushing It!

Leroy, the twin-turbo Vette cart that was built by Cleetus McFarland, is a quick and fast hot rod. It’s been in the 7’s using an H-pattern shifted manual transmission, has the looks of a...

PONTIAC RAM AIR 400 VS CHEVY LT-1 350? WHICH GM MUSCLE MOTOR WAS REALLY THE TOP SMALL BLOCK?

Awe crap, he’s doing it. Richard Holdener is comparing Pontiac vs Chevrolet to determine which factory “small-block” is best. Is bigger better? Are they apples to oranges? Will this...

Morris Cruise Night Photos Continue: More Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks, And More!

Once again, Jim Hrody is out and about collecting photos of awesome rides on his adventures. This latest show is from the final Morris Illinois Cruise Night of the year and has all kinds of cool and...

LS Corvair Project: Getting Closer! Brake Lines… Do Them Right, Cause They Matter.

This project is getting closer and closer to a real running and driving car. The brake lines are the subject of this video here and as you well know there are a lot of ways to handle them. Watch how...

DO YOU NEED A NITROUS CAM? WILL I MAKE MORE POWER RUNNING NITROUS WITH A DEDICATED NITROUS CAM?

Do you need a nitrous cam? Does it matter how much nitrous you are going to use? Will 100 shot of nitrous work regardless of camshaft? Richard Holdener is going to show you why they do or do not...

How To Repair And Wrap Your Own Padded Dash

A couple of weeks ago we showed you a video on how to make a custom one-piece headliner in a suicide door Lincoln, and now this video is going to show how to take the dash from that car and make it...

Halfass Kustoms 1955 Chevrolet NAPCO 4×4 Project: Modifying A Stock Column Shifter, Shortening The Driveshaft, And More!

In this latest installment of the NAPCO Clone build, Brent is working on a cool shifter setup where he’s using a factory manual column shifter and some ingenuity to make it shift the late model...

Are Power Tools Like These Cordless Impacts, Made FOR Black Friday, Any Good?

There are a lot of tool kits on sale right now, as so many manufacturers put their stuff on sale for Black Friday holiday sales. Not only do they put everything on sale, but they also have been...

Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals Photos: Nothing But Barn Finds And Survivor Cars!

Here’s our fourth gallery of photos from Bob Chiluk, and this one is all barn find and survivor cars and you are going to love it. (Photos by Bob Chiluk) The Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals...

Morris Cruise Night Photos: Midwest Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks, And More.

Once again, Jim Hrody is out and about collecting photos of awesome rides on his adventures. This latest show is from the final Morris Illinois Cruise Night of the year and has all kinds of cool and...

DID FINNEGAN BRAKE EVERYTHING?! PART 2 OF RACING HIS NEW 1,300HP DRAG BOAT

The adventure continues! Finnegan is still smiling, even though he and his buddies are thrashing on this thing. But man what a beast this beauty is. If you missed the first part of this three part...