Category Archive: Apex Project Cars, ENGINE, FORD, Hack of the Week, Metal Fabrication, OTHER, Project Cars, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

CUTTING UP A PERFECTLY GOOD CAR! MUSTANG HOT ROD BUILD GETS ITS DONOR CHASSIS! KUSTOM RAT ROD 65 FORD

Casey is back at it again! He’s got an ultra cheap 1965 Mustang from some dude that thought it was beyond repair. Sure it’s rough, but once you cut all the crap out of it you find that...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: Cleaning Up The Chassis And Installing Brakes On The 1951 Ford F1

Here are Parts 2 and 3 of the 1951 Ford Project. Not everything is exciting when building a new project, but it’s all got to get done right? Part 2 has the truck’s new frame getting...

Project Phantom Part 5: Floors And Rockers, And Rust Oh My On The 1969 Mustang Project

(Words and Photos by Joe Grippo) I’ll admit it, I have been slacking. It has been like a year since I have done a BS installment on the rehabilitation venture we call Project Phantom, my wife...

Back Yard Rescue: Abandoned 1938 Ford Project That Was Bought By An Actual Hot Rod Hoarder!

When you like something and keep buying more and more of them you might have a problem. I know how that is as I have several projects, and most of them don’t run yet. So am I alone? Apparently...

Iron Trap’s Junkyard Hot Rod Rebuild: AMAZING Junkyard Hot Rod Interior Transformation!!!

Interior work is one of those things that, like paint, intimidates folks and they are afraid of doing it themselves. This is why so many folks never finish the inside of their hot rods. If...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: Chassis Swap, LS Swap, And More! It All Starts Right Here.

Brent at Half Ass Kustoms just finished up a cool 1937 Ford Pickup project and is jumping right into a new project as well. This one also happens to be a Ford, but it’s going to be quite a bit...

Iron Trap’s 1934 Ford Coupe “Beautiful” Replacement Engine Is JUNK!!!

Blowing up an engine in one of your hot rods sucks, but it might even be worse to get a replacement engine that you expect to be good only to find out it is also junk. Unfortunately for the gang at...

Cutting Up A Late Model Mustang To Put A 1950 Ford Body On It Sounds, Well, Hmmmmm

I’m not at all opposed to doing chassis swaps on old cars, I did a Caprice chassis swap on my 1956 Chevy way back in 2005 before anyone else had done that particular combo, and I love it. But...

Iron Trap’s Sweetheart Roadster Is Finally In Bare Metal! See How It Got There

We’ve really loved watching Matt get his sheetmetal work going on the Sweetheart Roadster, but the original paint and patchwork was really starting to get old. Apparently it wasn’t just...

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...

Iron Trap Shop Truck Build Part 4: Replacing The Wood In The ’28 Ford Roadster Pickup With Box Tubing

Here is the fourth installment of the shop truck build, and as rough as this thing looks the sheet metal work needed is really pretty minor. In this video you’ll see a bunch of reinforcements in...

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...

1939 Lincoln Zephyr Project: Making These 4-Door Sedan Doors Into Longer Coupe Doors With Suicide Hinges

In the second video from the Lincoln Zephyr project, Karl takes the doors from this 4-door sedan and makes them into coupe doors. Not only that, but he makes them suicide doors by utilizing the...

Iron Trap Shop Truck Build Part 3: A Few Bits Of Metal Work And This Thing Is Almost Ready to Start Bolting The Body Together!

Here is the third installment of the shop truck build, and as rough as this thing looks the sheet metal work needed is really pretty minor. In this video you’ll see a couple panels get made,...