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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

More Event Photos From The Goodguys All-Star Get-Together At Texas Motor Speedway

A little rain never hurt anyone. Or at least not the folks that showed up for the Goodguys All-Star Get-Together at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend. This is the first annual All-Star Get-Together...

Prestige Motorsports Custom Crate Engines Now Available At American Powertrain

As if providing the best overdrive manual transmission systems in the world wasn’t enough, now you can add big power for your Ford, Chevy, and Mopar to the offerings from American Powertrain....

FREE LIVE DRAG RACING: It’s The Final Day Of King Of The Creek Drag Racing Action!

It’s big money bracket racing season and that means there are races going on ALL over the place this weekend. This is the 2rd Annual King of the Creek, coming to you live from Maryland...

Hand Tool Tech: How To Use A Tap And Die Set To Thread Holes And Studs, And To Make Repairs

Sometimes the most basic hand tools can be intimidating if you have never been taught how to use them. And sometimes the most complicated can be simple to use because you had someone show you how....

FREE LIVE Drag Racing Continues Today From The Derby City $50k In Kentucky!

That’s right, big money bracket racing at Ohio Valley Dragway in Louisville, Kentucky this weekend with $10,000 up for grabs Friday, $50,000 Saturday, and another $10,000 on Sunday! This is big...

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries: Plumbing Shop Air, And Getting Close To Done With The Worlds Fastest Electric Ice Cream Van

Edd China’s Workshop is a pretty cool spot, with lots of great projects, but like most shops it is always in need of upgrades and updates. In this episode Edd takes some time to use Sharkbite...

LS Turbo Tech: Stock Manifolds, Shorty Headers, Or Dedicated Turbo Headers – What’s The Real Difference?

Here’s the truth. If you connect the exhaust housing of a turbocharger to the exhaust on an LS engine, and the compressor side to the intake manifold, it will make boost and more power than it...

When You Build A Van With Armored Wheel Wells And 500 Horsepower It Must Be A Burnout Machine

I love wagons, vans, and Suburbans, and since I’m such a square body fan I just can’t not like this awesome tire-smoking machine right here. When I first saw it at Holley’s LSFest...

Event Photos: Goodguys All-Star Nationals At Texas Motor Speedway. Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Trucks, And More.

The Goodguys Rod and Custom Association have been putting on shows in Texas for several years, but this year has three events in the Lone Star State. This weekend is the second of the three events...

LS Fest West 2021: Meet “Hank” the High-Flying LS-Swapped Ford F100. Rad Doesn’t Begin To Describe This

What’s funny about LS Swaps is the reactions you do, and DON’T get from people with regards to certain swaps. For example, unless you are at an all-Ford event, nobody even gives an LS...

The Tweedy Pie Recreation Project Keeps On Giving. What A Lesson In Hot Rodding.

In these first two episodes on this build you got a history of the original Tweedy Pie, and then go on the hunt for parts to build the Mad Fabricator’s clone. Think of it as a homage to the great...

Clay Millican Goes To NASCAR Country, Gets Distracted, And Ends Up At Modern Racing With Lyle Barnett And Justin Swanstrom

Clay Millican cracks me up. This dude is ultra talented, never shuts up, and is so genuine that you just can’t help but love the guy. And, again, he’s a hell of a racer. So he takes a...

Chop Top How-To: Walden Speed Shop Shows How To Chop The Top On A 1932 Ford

Chopping a top is one of those things I’ve never done before, but have seen done several times and want to try. There is a lot to doing it right, and some cars and trucks are easier than...

Nothing Sounds Like A Fox Body With A Set Of Flows. Flowmaster 1986-1993 Mustang 2.5″ Stainless Steel FlowFX Cat-Back Exhaust Kits

If you owned a Fox Body Mustang in the late 1980s into the 1990s, and it didn’t have two-chamber Flows, aka Flowmasters, on it then you weren’t jack. A 5.0 with a set of Flowmasters...