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Chris Alston’s Chassisworks FAB9 Rear End Housings Are Available For Any and ALL Of Your Needs!

It’s a big day in a hot rodder’s life when a factory style rear end housing is no longer able to cut the mustard. There are 100 different reasons for making the change to a fabricated...

Event Coverage: The 2021 Pittsburgh World Of Wheels Is More Proof That We’re Heading For A Fun Hot Rod Summer

(Words and photos by Mike Brooks) – After what seems like an eternity of not being at car events (14 months to be exact) I’m finally back as shows and events in my part of the country are...

Listen Up: 1,000 Ton Sucker Punch – The Wild Story Of WWI Q-Ship‪s‬

Imagine a single weapon of war with such vicious tactics that it nearly defeated an entire country. Such was the case with Germany’s fleet of U-boats during WWI. As the U-boats sunk hundreds of...

Shawn Is Finally Going To Build The 1972 Chevrolet K5, And It Is Getting A Big Block!

Everyone knows that Shawn has a weakness for K5 Blazers, after all he’s had several and still owns a couple. In fact, probably more than we know because he isn’t saying just how many...

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries Episode 2: Starting On A New Range Rover Project

Like any good hot rodder, Edd China is all about hauling something out of it’s near grave and making it good again and that is exactly what’s starting right here with a friends Range...

Another Kibbetech Project Update! The Jeep JK Prerunner Is Done, The OBS Ford Is Coming Together, And More!

Donuts baby, they are like the universal first road test for any good off roader, just like burnouts are for a hot rod. And since we know Kibbe has an affinity for doing them anyway, it’s a...

Watch The Extreme E Shootout Race And Grand Prix Highlights From The Saudi Arabian Desert

They may be electric powered, but that doesn’t mean the action isn’t as hot and heavy as any other head to head off-road racing in the world. The Extreme E series is some seriously fun...

The Unimog Expedition Rig Project Gets Raptor Lined! The Color Change And Durability Is Dramatic

I have to tell you, I’m not typically impressed with trucks and such that you see going down the road covered in bedliner. Whether they are done professionally, using Line-X or some other...

Check Out B&M’s New B&M HI-TEK Deep Transmission Pan for 2011-2021 Ford F250/F350 With 6R140 Transmission

Ford F-250 and 350 owners are known for pushing their trucks to the limit while towing, but with the power improvements from today’s tunes, plus big wheels and tires that are common on these...

No Blower, No Problem: The 475hp 2021 SRT Durango Is An All-Wheel-Drive Family Truckster And Entertainment Center

There’s always been a fun element of difference between the Hellcat and Scat Pack Chargers and Challengers. That same strata has been achieved in the Dodge SUV world as well with the hellcat...

Hard Worker: This Nitrous Injected Small Block Makes 898hp At Less Than 7,000 RPM!

No, the small block is not dead. Hell, the small block is barely ill at this point despite the massive onslaught of LS fever that has gripped hot rodding for what, a decade now? At some point the...

The Subaru Outback Wilderness Has Us Strangely Interested – A Capable Four Wheel Drive Wagon?!

(By Tom Lohnes) – Have you ever wanted a Subaru Outback built for off-road use, and being called about the most generic off-roader name of them all? I didn’t either, until I saw the Outback...

They Can Keep It? GM Is Now Offering A $9,000 New Pickup Truck For The Chinese Marketplace

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do you want to own a new small pickup truck for the price of a 20-year-old diesel truck with 335,000 miles, and an owner that thinks they have something special? Well GM has...

The Jeep Commander Is Coming Back But It May Not Be As Authoritative As Before

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do you remember the Jeep Commander from about 15 years ago? Well, it’s coming back, but not as we know it. Based off of the Compass platform, the new Commander will be the...