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Category Archive: Car Features, ENGINE, ENGINES, FORD, FORD, Project Cars, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Iron Trap’s 1934 Ford Coupe “Beautiful” Has A New Engine And Is Ready To Drive!!

Video 1 Description: In the last update on “Beautiful” we found out the 59ab we had planned on putting in as a replacement had a cracked block. The engine appeared to be totally rebuilt...

Barn Find Cleanup! All Original 1980 Pinto Station Wagon! 69,000 miles with original Sales Receipt!

Last week we ran video of this awesome little Pinto wagon that had been parked and left to sit for years. It was saved, and a real cleanup was planned. With only 69,000 original miles on it this...

The Iron Trap Garage Sweet Heart Roadster’s LAST Major Rust Repair (Fingers Crossed)

If you have been following Iron Trap’s Sweet Heart Roadster project then you know that this thing is cool as hell but has needed some pretty serious metal work in order to bring it back to...

First Bath In Over A Decade! This All Original Ford Pinto Station Wagon Is A Time Capsule

When Chad showed me this awesome Pinto wagon right after he got it, I was in love. This is one cool car and while I would want to hot rod the hell out of it, I might actually feel bad since it is so...

Junkyard Find: The 1973 Ford Thunderbird From “The Crow” Has Been Located!

It couldn’t have been more than a week to the day I’m writing this that I was discussing movie cars with a friend, and I brought up one of my favorite on-screen film machines: the 1973...

Derek Purchased This 1928 Ford Model A Tudor Sedan On eBay And Tries To Drive It 700+ Mile From Iowa to Tennessee.

Everyone knows Derek at Vice Grip Garage is all about seeing if he can make things run and drive that have been sitting forever. In fact, he buys random vehicles sometimes just to see if it’s...

Sipping Fuel: Will A Lawnmower Carburetor Work On A Small-Block Ford?

The day this video came out, I went to put fuel into my Charger. I quit pumping at $50 worth of 100% 87 octane gasoline and I still have plenty of room in the tank for more. Add in a thirsty pickup...

MORE: FORD, TECH, Videos

An All-Wheel Drive, 600 Hp, Electric Swapped 1965 Mustang Fastback Project That You Are Going To Want To Follow

I’ve known Tom Habrzyk for several years now and there isn’t anything he does that isn’t impressive. He’s an amazing fabricator, engine builder, and tuner and has built too...

First Drive Since The 1950s!!! – Iron Trap Takes The Schroll 1932 Ford Coupe Out For A Ride

Dude! Wouldn’t you love to take a ride in this killer ’32 Ford Coupe? You won’t see one very often that hasn’t been chopped, so this one is pretty unique. It’s...

How To Learn To Love The Cobra II (And Easily Ignore The Rust In The Process)

We know, we know…the Mustang II is the bastard child of the namesake. Or is it? Well, let’s leave that overinflated electric thing out of the picture for a moment and concentrate on a car...

Who Needs The New Maverick When This 1980 Pinto Ute Is Just As Good?

There hasn’t been a lot in the way of new vehicles that has prodded my interest in the last couple of years. If I like it, it’s overpriced. If it’s affordable, it sucks and I...

MORE: eBay Find, FORD

Craigslist Pinto Road Trip: The Adventures Continue! Driving 3,000 Miles In A Pile You Bought Online.

It’s time for Part 2 of the epic Pinto road trip and the adventures just keep coming. If you aren’t down for some on-road thrashing, shenanigans and some tears, this is probably not the...

Meet The Testang: This Tesla Powered Mustang Hauls Some Ass!

EV conversions are gaining popularity, and with no shortage of vintage iron out there, the possibilities are endless! But what if you want to drive your project daily, or compete with it at track...

Feature Video: “Little Eve” A 1932 Ford Coupe Build That Exudes Hot Rod Cool

Dude! Look at this super awesome 1932 Ford Coupe build they call “Little Eve”. This thing screams hot rod, has all the right attitude, and the fit and finish are incredibly nice. There...