Category Archive: XL Spotlight, XL Suspension Tech, XL Tech Stories, XL Videos

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...

Flywheel Tech: Listen Up As Will Baty Of Centerforce Drops All Kinds Of Knowledge On The Hows and Whys Of Flywheels

You may be thinking, “Flywheels, what do I need to know about them?” The answer would be, “a lot.” Thankfully Will Baty of Centerforce is one of the most seasoned,...

Kibbetech Builds An OBS Ford F-150 Prerunner! This Thing Is Rad!

Dude, if you are into Ford trucks then you are going to want to pay attention to this one. I dig the layout and the changes being made to this one so that this completely capable off-roader will not...

$1,000 Build: Wait What? Yep, Building An Entire Custom F-100 With A $1,000 Budget. Crazy, Or Cool?

Both probably. I mean it’s pretty easy to build a car or truck on an unlimited budget. Sure it still takes tons of work, but if you have unbelievable amounts of money to throw at a project then...

How To Convert A C10 Long Bed To Short Bed WITH NO WELDING. This Is Way Easier To Do At Home Than You Think.

I like watching DD Speed Shop videos when they are doing something that is supposed to be tough in an ultra simple way. That is exactly what is happening right here with this Long Bed C10 conversion....

$1,000 Build: The $1,000 Hot Rod F100 Build Continues: Doing So Much With So Little Is Fun

The $1,000 Hot Rod F100 build is coming along in these latest videos. It’s truly amazing what you can do with so little, when you have such a tight budget, and the will to succeed. This is a...

$1,000 Build: Is It Possible To Build A Rat Rod Style Hot Rod F100 For $1,000? Watch

Building low buck cars and trucks has kind of been one of my things, so when I saw this project I was intrigued. Of course the chassis swap is also one of my things, so this one makes sense in that...

Happy 3/25! It Is The Day We Celebrate The 5.3L LS Engine – Yes It Measures 325ci!

For a generation of hot rodders, this IS their small block Chevy. The 5.3L, 325ci LS engine was the bread and butter of the company’s line up for more than a decade and many, many millions were...