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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

Ian Johnson Is Installing Drive Over Fenders On His Trailer, Doing Some Car Trailer Maintenance, And Cleaning Up The Big Tire Garage Shop

I’ve been talking about doing a trailer rebuild or refresh on my 16-foot two-axlef open car trailer for a couple of years, and when I get done using it for our current construction project I...

Nick Plewniak’s 1933 Dodge Truck Is One Of The CRAZIEST Builds EVER! Big Block, Twin Turbo, No Prep And Street Racing Machine!

I’ve known Nick Plewniak for several years now and I can tell you that everything he’s had as a race car or drag and drive car has been something out of the ordinary. Hell, his extra...

Halfass Kustoms 1955 Chevrolet NAPCO 4×4 Project: Finishing Front Fender Rust Repair On The 1955 Chevy Napco Clone

In this latest installment of the NAPCO Clone build, Brent is working on finishing up the front fenders. They needed some tricky areas repaired, so check out how he gets creative and breaks down...

Morris Illinois’ Lions Club Orphan Car Show Photos: Our Final Gallery Is Right Here.

Here’s our third and final gallery of photos from Jim, and there’s plenty here to check out. (Words and Photos by Jim Hrody) Each October, the Morris (Illinois) Lions Club puts on a huge...

The Pumpkin Run At Flemings Auto Parts: This Show Is Awesome, Unique, And Fun. Grippos Photos Start Here!

(Words and Photos by Joe Grippo) You will always know where to find me on the first Saturday of November, at The Pumpkin Run at Flemings Auto Parts in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. This year was...

Who Makes The Most Powerful Cut-Off Tool? And Can Cordless Keep Up With Air? Dyno Testing DeWALT v Milwaukee v Air

Cordless tools have taken over many home garages, as well as commercial workshops in the last several years. As batteries and brushless motors get better and better, there is a lot to be said for the...

Mike Murillo Racing Broke Down: Broken RV Turbo In Denver! NPK 22′ The Legend Of Colorado Steve Pt.2

On-the-road breakdowns are never fun, but they often result in some entertaining stories, and Mike Murillo Racing is certainly good at entertaining.  In this latest video, the team was traveling...

Wiring For Beginners: This Simple Layout Will Help You Understand And Wire Your Own Car, Truck, Or Racecar

Wiring a car can be so overwhelming for a lot of people, which is why there are so many wiring companies offering kits that help you do your own installation. With that said, many people still...

This AA Gassers Highlight Reel From The National Hot Rod Reunion Will Excite The Senses

The Holley National Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green Kentucky is one of those events that has something for everyone. There are a ton of killer rides on display and going down the race track so if...

Tool Hack: Making An English Wheel From A C-Clamp. Yes, It Really Works!

It sounds crazy to be making an English Wheel from a C-Clamp, or G-Clamp as Metal Shaper Tom calls it in this video, but that is exactly what he’s going to do. No, it won’t be a giant...

Making The Worst Car Cool – Turning A Boring Lada Into A Cosworth Duratec Powered Street Sleeper!

The Soviet Lada was never considered to be anything special, and in fact some models weren’t even mediocre. But, if you take all the crappy drivetrain and electrical out of them, I see a boxy...

Morris Illinois’ Lions Club Orphan Car Show Photos: Muscle Cars, Late Models, And More.

Here’s our second gallery of photos from Jim, and there’s plenty here to check out. (Words and Photos by Jim Hrody) Each October, the Morris (Illinois) Lions Club puts on a huge swap meet...

AWD No Prep GMC Syclone Built By Twin Brothers Is Absolutely NUTS!

When Fred and the gang at 1320Video get excited about something it usually means it is something special. In this case, special comes in the form of an all-wheel drive GMC Syclone that now features a...

This 1945 Studebaker US6 Is “Frozen in Time” In Alaska! Will It Cold Start & Drive!

Cold start videos are always popular, especially when they are something weird or cool or have been sitting for decades. Well when it comes to cold starts, you can’t get much colder than...