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Iron Trap Model A Shop Truck: How To Shorten A Ford Flathead Torque Tube

The Iron Trap shop truck project is coming along, but because it is a project being built from all kinds of spare parts then there is a fair amount of finagling that must go on. One of those things...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: Wiring Up The LS Swap And Trying To Make A Column Shifter Work

Here is Part 9 of the 1951 Ford Project. There is a bunch of wiring cleanup to do when swapping an LS using the factory harness and ECU. Because this engine is staying stock, the factory ECU will do...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: Motor And Trans Mounts For The 4.8 And 4L80e In The S10 Chassis For The 1951 Ford F1

Here is Part 5 of the 1951 Ford Project. This one gets the engine and trans mounts done so they can go into this now shortened S10 chassis. As usual Brent has his own way of making things happen and...

Your Shifter Might Not Be Broken! Here’s How To Adjust A Hurst Automatic Shifter The Right Way

I am a creature of habit. Years and years and years ago I replaced my aging B&M Megashifter with a Hurst Quarter Stick, and I’ve never looked back. I love them. They work great, require...

Is Buying A Couple Chevy Vans To Flip A Good Idea? What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Every one of us car folks knows someone who buys the occasional project to flip, and some who flip cars on a fairly regular basis in order to make money for their real projects. I have a couple of...

This Single Seat Race Car Build Is Not What We Expected, Because It Is So Much Cooler!

Bennett’s Customs is an Australian is a traditional builder that does some pretty cool car and motorcycle projects, and they have embarked on a new project that must be done by September in...

The 1954 Chevy That Casey Bought Sight Unseen Runs Mint! This Car Was Not The Junk The Seller Claimed It To Be!

The latest installment in the rebirth of this cool 1954 Chevy does not disappoint. It still amazes me that the seller thought this car was junk and sold it so cheap. This is a great score and I...

The Electric Swapped 1965 Mustang Fastback Project Suspension, Weights, And More

We shared the first three videos in this project a couple weeks ago and now we’ve got the latest right here. In this episode Tom goes over the rear suspension’s cradle assembly, motor,...

Make It Kustom’s 1960 Cadillac Project Is Getting Hydraulics! Going Down Low!

The 1960 Cadillac Coupe De Ville is coming along with more and more progress. In these two episodes the chassis is out of the barn and getting the hydraulic suspension all sorted out and installed....

Liggett Bought A Wrecked 1999 Tahoe K1500 For $600! What’s The Plan?

Sometimes the smart move is buying just the parts you need for a project, but sometimes the smarter move is buying a whole donor vehicle. The latter is riskier sometimes, and has been known to cause...

This Miniature 1956 Buick Is Going To Be Rad! Watch Karl Make It Into Something Special

Karl Fisher at Make It Kustom has been answering lots of questions about a little miniature car that has been sitting in the background for the past few weeks and finally decided to share with us all...

The Fab Rat’s Barn Find 1967 Pontiac Firebird Is Finally Doing Burnouts!

It’s burnout time baby! The barn find ’67 Firebird made it home and is getting some tweaks so it will be ready to drive and ready to do burnouts! If you missed the previous stories about...

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...

Pro Touring Triumph GT6 Build: This Sucker Is Going To Be LS Swapped Greatness

So this project here has been going on for several years, and we kind of dig it, mostly because it is going from restomod to pro-touring machine and we dig the direction. To bring everyone up to...