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Solid Axle Swapping The NBS Chevrolet Truck Continues: Let The Welding Begin!

I hate watching these videos, because all it does it make me want to buy an IFS 4×4 so I can solid axle swap it. It’s been too long since I had a lifted truck and now I want one. Thanks a...

$1,000 Build: The $1,000 F100 Is Running And Getting Close To Being A Real Hot Rod!

Okay folks, it’s tire smoking time! The $1,000 build is going together splendidly and is really starting to look like something you’d want to cruise around town. I love it. And anytime...

DANGER: Stop Installing Harmonic Balancers The Wrong Way! Doug And Chad Both Tell You The Why’s And How’s!

Harmonic balancer, damper, whatever you call it, the job of installing them is often a confusing and intimidating one. If this describes your first time installing one, count yourself as one of the...

Bruce Cook Is Building A Solid Axle Swapped Chevy Truck, On His Own, From His Wheelchair…

If this isn’t inspiring, then I don’t know what is. And I don’t mean because he’s in a wheelchair and it is sad or something like that. Bruce Cook is a bad ass that...

$1,000 Build: Still Under Budget! How Is Building A Hot Rod This Cheap Even Possible?

I want to be a disbeliever as well, but the truth is that this is actually happening. If you have budget constraints like most of us, then you really owe it to yourself to watch this series. Not only...

Boost Makes Better: This Build and Dyno Test Of An 8-71 Blown 427ci LS3 Is Awesome – Airboat Engine!

If you are going to build a kick ass airboat engine, you need a few things. The first is obviously some horsepower, the second is  a deep reservoir of torque, and the third is reliability so you are...

Welding Sheet Metal Or Plate To Tubing Takes Some Work. Here’s How To Do It Right.

The devil is in the details, and sometimes there is no place this is more apparent on a project than in the fabrication of the chassis or roll cage. The Fabrication Series has been showing you ways...

Watch This 5-Axis CNC Machine Cut Up 125 lbs Of Billet Aluminum Into A Long Travel Trophy Truck Spindle

Wow, just wow. This is awesome. In this latest video from Kibbetech you’ll see their new Billet Aluminum Trophy Truck Spindle being whittled out of a big 125 lb chunk of billet aluminum to end...

Gen 5 LT Intake Test: L83, L86 And MSD Intake Manifold Tests On Cammed 5.3, 6.2, And More!

It’s on baby, the intake test you have been wanting and needing! Is the L83 intake the best LT intake made? Or is the L86 better? Or does the bad boy MSD intake blow them both away and take the...

$1,000 Build: Yep, This F100 Is Coming Together With An Ultra Cheap Budget

This $1,000 F100 build has been incredibly popular, and for good reason! This is a no bull real deal $1,000 build that is cool, will be fun to drive, and can be done by you at home. Yes the real...

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...

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...

$1,000 Build: Building A Rat Rod Style F100 For Just $1,000 Is Not Only Happening Right Here, But Is Turning Out Awesome!

If you like doing less with more, then this video series is just what you need to be inspired on your own projects. Take one F100 body, find a donor chassis, and make the two into one that is not...