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Category Archive: BUICK / OLDS / PONTIAC, Metal Fabrication, Project Cars, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Metal Fabrication: How to TIG Weld Thin Sheet Metal Panels – 1960 Cadillac Restoration!!!

There are a lot of ways to join two pieces of metal, and several of them are different welding processes. While stick welding sheet metal is possible, it is probably the least effective and hardest...

English Wheel Metal Shaping: Rust Repair On A 1960 Cadillac Coupe De Ville. Big Quarter Panels Mean Big Patch Panels

Old Caddy’s are awesome. I grew up with them, love them, and think that they are super fun cars to drive and to look at. The only downside to a big Cadillac is that they are big. LOL If...

1960 Cadillac Rust Repair Fix: Hammer Forming Trunk Drop Downs And Bead Rolling a Curved Flange On Make It Kustom’s Caddy Project

Karl from Make It Kustom just moved into a new shop and a new house where he and his wife Kristina are planning some big things for the Make It Kustom Channel and their hot rod company Japhands...

Puddin Gets A Bitchin 1958 Pontiac Chieftain Running After Sitting For 40 Years

The insane number of “Will it Run?” videos that you find on YouTube now are kind of annoying sometimes. Why? Well because if an engine was running when the car was parked, no matter how...

Saved From The Crusher: This 1958 Pontiac Pathfinder Needs A New Lease On Life. Will It Run And Drive As Is Though?

Sometimes all the “It’s been abandoned for 15 years! Will it ever run again?!?!” videos drive me nuts because many of them will clearly run again with little work. It’s not...

The Fiero Revival, Part 12: Assembly? Sure…Let’s Start There.

With everything that he has done to the 1985 Pontiac Fiero 2M4 that he drug out of the woods, you would think that with every painted body panel that is going on, that the end is in sight, that the...

The Goldsmobile Is Back On The Road! New Fuel Tank, New Power Steering Pump, And More!

Right place, right time. That is simply the explanation as to how this 1972 Olds Cutlass has returned to the land of the living. The right person was told about the car and instead of being cut up as...

Actually Fixing It Up: The Gold Cutlass Gets Some Proper Wrench Time In!

Over the years, as I’ve been on this never-ending revival kick, many of you have wondered if, after the cameras are shut off and the video is uploaded, if any of these YouTubers actually go...

Polishing Up The Gold Nugget: Buffing Out The Storage-Shed 1972 Cutlass

The more I see this car get cleaned up, the more I have to hand it to Kevin. Okay, kudos, for sure, but money for a lottery ticket as well, because he scored when he got his hands on this absolute...

Dusting Off The Gold Nugget: The 1972 Storage Shed Cutlass Comes Out Into The Light

The luck that this year has brought certainly smells like a nugget of something, doesn’t it? I think that most of us can agree that the only “nugget” that 2020 has brought us is the...

Cleaning Out The Caddy: How Bad Does Vice Grip Garage’s Field-Find DeVille Look Under The Carpets?

Dragging out a 1970 Cadillac sedan from a field in Minnesota where it’d been sinking into the earth under the weight of it’s bulk is a fairly easy concept to understand. Cadillacs from...

Classic YouTube: Check Out This 1957 Chrysler Corporation Training Film – Nine-Way Car Battle With Buick, Olds And Cadillac!

This Chrysler Corporation training film might have been showcased as a nine-way vehicle test, but let’s be quite honest: no, it’s not. In the Fifties, the manufacturers were cut-throat...

Solid Bet: Beefing Up The Rear Suspension On An A-Body Pontiac For Gamblin’ Adventures

Okay, I’ll say it: I’m still amazed that Kevin is actually going through with the build of this 1968 Pontiac LeMans. The car was submerged…probably a few times. It sat abandoned...

The Fiero Revival: Those Last-Minute Details Before Paint

Looking at a Pontiac Fiero that is without body panels reminds me of a plucked chicken before it’s prepared for cooking for some reason. It’s cool to see it taken down to the basic root...