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Category Archive: FORD, Metal Fabrication, OTHER, Project Cars, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Single Seat Race Car Build Part 13: SCRATCH BUILT COWL STEERING

In this latest installment of the build, the steering comes together. As you would expect, this single seat race car is going to get cowl steering, which can be tricky to sort out correctly. Check it...

Iron Trap 1932 Ford “DeLorean” Roadster: Shortening A Torque Tube And Driveshaft

This week’s video takes us through the process of shortening the torque tube and driveshaft on the DeLorean roadster and we are getting excited about how far this car is coming along. We...

Rough Start: Grandpa’s Buick Can Be Your Budget Gran Sport!

When shopping for a vehicle to highlight in our Rough Start category, a combination of budget-friendly entry fee and potential build factor is taken into consideration. Historically, the mark was...

The Alfarrari Project: The Engine And Trans Fit, Now They Just Need Mounts To Hold Them All In Place!

Now that the engine and trans have been test fitted, and actually fit inside this little car, it’s time to make permanent mounts for them. One of the videos below will be all about building...

Hemi Swapped C10 Build: “HemiHalf” Official Reveal – The Hemi Swapped C10 Is An Animal!

It’s alive! Here is Part 7 of the Gen III HEMI C10 build that Derek has dubbed the HemiHalf. It’s back from Moparty and ready to get buttoned up and ready to rock so the burnouts can...

Rebeldryver’s Ford 428 FE Project Part 1: Prepping The Block For Assembly With Freezeplugs And Paint

Rebeldryver Scott is back with Project Mud Bomber, who’s 428 has been getting machined and prepped for a full rebuild. Because parts were scarce and the machine shop a bit slow, this one has...

Addicted To Buying Cool Stuff? Watch What The Hot Rod Hoarder Has Found

I wish I could deny that I am just like Tommy here, but I can’t. I love collecting cool stuff and the only thing that keeps me from having entirely too much of it is the fact that I don’t...

Iron Trap 1932 Ford “DeLorean” Roadster: It Looks Perfectly Sh*tty Bolted Back Together

This week’s video is all about making this car whole again, and if you think the title of this one means that anyone is disappointed in this car you are sadly mistaken, because this car has just...

The Mark Smith Estate Sale: Largest 3 Day Estate Sale In Years!! – 350 Cars & 700 Pallets of Parts!!

It is sad when an old hot rodder dies, but when the parts and cars they have collected go on to live with new friends, new families, museums, etc, at least we know that their passions will carry on....

Will It Run After Decades? CRUSHED & SEIZED Dodge Charger

We’ve seen a ton of “Will It Run?” videos of rough looking cars, but I think this one from Dillan takes the cake. I mean look at this poor thing. This has to be one of the saddest...

The Alfarrari Project: The Engine Is Getting More Love And Test Fitting The Engine And Gearbox!

It’s time for the engine to start getting ready to go in! More engine adapter work, then doing some stuff with the intake so it will fit, and then actually test fitting this bad boy! If this...

Will This Turbo Buick Grand National Run And Drive After Sitting For 20 Years?

He’s back at it again! Derek has found yet another amazing ride, this time an actual Buick Grand National, and is going to try to make it run and drive and then drive it home the $400 miles. I...

Halfass Kustoms 1955 Chevrolet NAPCO 4×4 Project: Cutting Out Rusty Floors And Making Patch Panels For Everything

In this latest installment of the NAPCO Clone build, Brent is going to the rear of the cab to replace more rust. Now that the front is done, will this be the last rust repair? If you have missed any...

Iron Trap 1932 Ford “DeLorean” Roadster: Assembling The 32 “DeLorean” Roadster’s Painted Chassis & Rust Repaired Body

This week’s video is all about making the chassis and body one again. Paint has been done but the suspension and chassis need to come together and then go under the body that has had all the...