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Suspension Tech Video: Watch The Install Of The New Ridetech Bolt-On Air/Coil Over Suspension For 1965-1979 Ford Trucks!

If there is an era of truck that is totally off the charts popular now it is the “bump side” and “dent side” Fords that people are snatching up as quickly as possible. They...

Look Back Video: This Review of The 2004 Ram SRT-10 Is A Reminder Of How Cool They Are

Maybe it was the overall look, maybe it was the engine, maybe it was the six speed stick, I don’t really know. What I do know is that at 24 years old, with a decent job, and no kids yet, I was...

Small Town Car Show Tour Photos: The Royal Coachmen’s Car Show Did Not Disappoint With Lots Of Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Gassers, And More!

Here is our third gallery from the Coachmen’s Car Show! Last summer, Scott Liggett brought us pictures from some of the car shows he hit up in the small towns near his home in Nebraska. And...

Car Hauler Big Rig Luxury Tour- Custom 19 Peterbilt 567 with 156” ARI Legacy Sleeper- RCI Cribs EP2

Today’s big rigs are something else. Never before have there been over the road trucks with more creature comforts, more power, or more luxury. Unfortunately, that describes pretty much all the...

Tired Of Your Weak Little Chainsaw? Just Add Nitromethane To The Tank – This Video Is Awesome

There are plenty of guys who hot rod chainsaws, right? There’s competitions around the country for saws that have all different types of engine swaps all the way up to V8 saws. This is not...

Jumping Glory Video: Watch Every Awesome Jump The Mid-Engine Fall Guy GMC Made On TV!

If you did not grow up in the 1980s, you truly missed the golden age of automotive television. Yes, there are more shows available to watch today but few of them have even the faintest ability to...

Interior How-To: Replacing a Classic 1960s Car Dashboard

I stumbled upon this YouTube channel called Upholstery Tips, and have been entertained and informed on a few fun things since. We recently shared a video where a cool custom console was built for a...

Old Thumper: Watch This 1980s Caterpillar 3408 V8 Make Modern, Solid Power on The Chassis Dyno

I know that I am weird but I absolutely love watching big rigs on the chassis dyno. Places like Pittsburgh Power, Antrim Diesel, and others have very active businesses working on, fixing, and tuning...

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...

Iron Trap Model A Shop Truck: It’s Back Together And Better Than Ever!

The Model A Shop Truck is going together nicely now that all the chassis has been painted! Yes there is some fabrication happening in this episode to get it buttoned up, but then it will be almost...

347 FORD STROKER-WHAT MAKES MORE POWER? BOLT ONS OR BOOST? WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU UPGRADE WITH BOTH?

Bolt-ons or boost? It’s the age-old question when building horsepower. Or should you just jump right into doing both? Luckily for us Richard Holdener is the king of dyno testing and can show...

Route 66 In A Forgotten Big Block Square Body – Day 2 With Lots Of Breakdowns

The latest update on the C20 road trip has this poor truck being pushed to its limits because sitting for decades has taken its toll. That means this is one of those painful breakdown parts of the...

New Product: Detroit Speed Rear Speed Kits For 1967-1972 GM C10 Trucks

If you have a 1967 to 1972 C10 with the truck arm rear suspension and are looking for a way to lower the truck AND make it ride like it’s NOT the 1960’s then this just might be the kit...

1,600 Mile Route 66 Road Trip In A Forgotten C20 – Day 1

We told you that this one would be exciting, and taking an old forgotten C20 on a road trip across Route 66 sure does qualify. This is a killer route that has some super fun parts to it, and from...