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Edd China’s Workshop Diaries: Why The Hell Is Edd Putting A Diesel Engine In His Electric Ice Cream Truck?

Well… that didn’t take long. Apparently someone else wants the Mercedes Sprinter Van ice cream truck, but without the electric motor and drivetrain. We’re not exactly sure why, but...

Rebeldryver’s Garage: 400 Cubic Inches, A T-56 Magnum, And More To Get This Hot Rod Running Again

I know the curse of having cars sitting and not running for years all too well. A couple years ago we spent 12 days thrashing on my 1969 Camaro in order to get it back together after 15 years of...

Death Metal Charger Road Test! This 2JZ Swapped Death Trap Is Ready For Rev-Limiter Burnouts!

Finnegan and Newbern are back at it! Yep, working on cars again, having fun, laughing, and pissing a bunch of you Mopar purists off by swapping a 2JZ Toyota turbo engine into the Death Metal Charger....

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...

Edd China Workshop Diaries Tech: Making Your Own Battery Pack For An EV Project

Edd China has been building all kinds of interesting “vehicles” for years. And while most are gasoline powered, he has become known for building impressive electric vehicles as well. In...

Does A Turbo Car Need A Different Gear Ratio Than Any Other Combo? How Do You Determine Which Ratio Is Right For You?

Gears are a magical thing. They can be used to transfer power in all kinds of ways and by combining gears of different sizes, you can make gear ratios that effectively manage, multiply, or divide...

$3500 Build: Bags, Body Fitment, And Turbos. Wait…Turbos? Oh Yeah

Casey is making big things happen on the $3,500 build and that means getting the suspension finished up, mounting the body where it needs to go, and adding turbos. Wait, turbos? Yeah, apparently...

Clutch Performance: Clay Millican Takes You Through A McLeod Clutch Install On The Back Of His Gen III Hemi Project

Outside of being a great top fuel driver and all around good guy, Clay Millican is a gearhead who loves to work on projects in his home shop. His current mission is building a hemi-swapped Dodge...

How To Swap A Gen 3 HEMI Into An E-Body Mopar With Bolt In Parts!

There has never been a better time in history to be a Mopar freak. Seriously! There has never been a better selection of parts available to make building a Mopar a reality. And they are good parts....

$3,500 Build: A Chassis Swapped, Bagged, And Chopped 1954 Chevrolet Build For Just $3,500

After successfully building an F100 for just $1,000, it would seem that building a 1954 Chevy would be a snap for $3,500. But it’s not that simple when you consider what Casey is going to do,...

$3,500 Build: Can You Build A Chopped, Bagged, And Chassis Swapped 1954 Chevrolet For Just $3,500? Watch This!

When Casey said he was going to build an F100 Ford for $1,000 total, most folks thought he was crazy but he pulled it off. So after that project was done he wanted to get started on this 1954...

VW Tech: How To Pull The Body Off A VW Beetle And Then Bolt In A New Pan

VW Beetles are some of the coolest little cars every made, and are beloved by people all over the world. Besides being cool, cute, economical, and fun, they are also super simple and easy to work on...

Bolt An 8-Speed Transmission In Your Gen III HEMI Swapped E-Body!

Gen III HEMI Swaps are all the rage, and slamming one into your E-Body Mopar is a great power and performance improvement, but deciding which transmission to run and how to fit it in the car have...

An Electric Subaru Brat? Okay, This Is An Electric Vehicle Swap We Think Might Be Real Fun!

The idea of taking a gas or diesel-powered car and making it electric intrigues me. I think it would be a fun project and have been thinking about a few different fun cars to do the conversion on. Of...