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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

TIG Welding For Beginners Part 3: Welding Corner Joints Is Fun!

We’ve been sharing a great series on TIG Welding for beginners, and this is the third installment. In the first two videos, which you can get to with the link below, some very important lessons...

How To Measure For Pushrod Length In Your LS Engine: Not Hard, But Really Important

On a pushrod engine like an LS, and  every other American V8 that doesn’t have overhead camshafts, the length and width of them is pretty critical to insure performance and longevity....

Lone Star Throwdown 2021: Square Bodies And More Square Bodies! Custom Trucks Everywhere!

LST Baby! The Lone Star State was showing off their hospitality to the truck world this past weekend where Lone Star Throwdown took over Conroe Texas in a big way. I have to say, traffic was handled...

Our First Gallery Of Photos From Lone Star Throwdown 2021 Is Here And Is Nothing But OBS 1988-1998 GM Trucks!

Lone Star Throwdown, or LST as it’s referred to, is one of the premier custom truck shows in the country. It also happens to be one of a few of those that happen in the state of Texas. This...

Fabrication Spotlight: Dennis Taylor Knows How To Get Down With Some Dual Fuel Tanks

I’ve said it plenty of times, Hot Rods by Dennis Taylor is one of the coolest hot rod shops in the country. Besides the fact that it is a full family affair, Dennis himself is arguably one of...

Eight-Car Shootouts in Modified Pro Compact and ‘Old School’ Import Classes Added to CTECH World Doorslammer Nationals Presented by JEGS

As if the CTECH World Doorslammer Nationals weren’t going to be big enough, they just keep adding classes! This time it is some of the worlds quickest and fastest sport compact and import...

NHRA News: GunSkins Named Associate Sponsor for 4-Time Pro Stock Champ Erica Enders

2021 is proving to be a strange year for race sponsorships because nobody trusts that the schedules being put out won’t change. We are already seeing changes in schedules for many sanctioning...

TAMING THE HOT & LOUD UNIMOG! CAB RENOVATION BEGINS – Ultimate DIY Expedition Vehicle Build #4

Chris and Ange are plugging away on their Unimog Expedition vehicle build, and in this week’s episode they take major steps toward keeping the heat and noise out of the cab of their Unimog....

These Russian Dudes In T-Shirts Are Taking Off In An Antonov 12 Military Plane

Well, you do see some strange stuff happening in Russian videos, but this one will make you laugh. I’m not sure what the whole story is, because who the hell speaks Russian, but I’m sure...

Finnegan Shares 5 Must-Do Hacks For Building Headers At Home, So Watch!

Building headers at home is fun! Okay, so you’ve probably not heard that statement very often when talking about building headers, but the truth is that there are tips and tricks that can...

This LT Swapped CJ7 Renegade Is A bad Ass That Is Period Correct Everywhere But Under The Hood

If you look at an old Jeep like this LT Swap CJ7, next to a new Jeep, it’s amazing how small they are. New cars and trucks are just huge. I was at a show earlier in the year, standing next to a...

Would You Ever Consider Swapping A Classic American Car To Electric Power? Here’s A Couple We’d Do It To.

I’m a die hard GM car guy, love my gasoline burning engines, and think horsepower is a right of passage. With that said, I have zero issues with electric cars and trucks as long as they...

OG Murder Nova Winter Updates: Don’t Worry It Will Still Be Flat Black!

Last week we showed you all the big changes that happened to the NPK Murder Nova, including its brand new shiny paint job and the response was crazy. This week we’re going to show you the OG...

Nico Rosberg Is Going Extreme E Racing And Here’s The First Look At The Team’s New Cars! Electric Never Looked So Fun!

When I saw the first clip of this video, I had to remind myself that these are electric cars. If that isn’t an indicator of how bad ass these things can be, then maybe you should think about...