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Awesome Junkyard Tech! Using 1988-1998 Door Seals On 1967-1972 GM Pickups! Super Cheap & Easy Option!

Rebeldryver is back at it again, with more fun from the wrecking yard! He’s using 1988-1998 GM truck door seals for his C10! That’s right, the doors seels off the GMT 400 series trucks...

FINNEGAN’S FIRST DRIVE: THE TURBO 2JZ-SWAPPED CHARGER IS FIRE!!!! THEY DID IT.

Finnegan’s Death Metal Charger is arguably the scariest car that he and Newbern have in the fleet of fun. It is cool as hell, but it certainly isn’t easy to drive, comfortable, or reliable....

DIY Hydraulic Shop Press Build: Bigger, Better, Worth It?

Everyone around here knows I love tools and projects and making tools in the shop is always fun. But is it worth the time and effort to build your own tools? Clearly it isn’t always worth it,...

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Drill Press Modifications!

A drill press is one of those tools that is invaluable when you need it, and forgotten when you don’t. Depending on what you work on in your shop, you may or may not use one a lot. Sometimes...

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...

ABANDONED Barn Find Camaro will it RUN AND DRIVE after 23 years?

Is 20 years too long for a Camaro to sit in a pole barn? Sure it’s restorable, but is will it run and drive as is? I’ve had really good luck with cars that have sat for a long time as...

Bello’s Kustoms COE Project: It Got Wider, And Now It’s Getting Shorter!

In the last episode it was all about making the bed wide enough to cover the giant dual wheels outback, and in this one it’s all about shortening up the wheelbase so the back of the cab and the...

FIRE!!!! How To Build Flame Thrower Exhaust!!! (Stand Alone Ignition System)

I’ve never owned a vehicle with flame throwers, and never really cared to, but they sure are fun to watch! The principle behind them is actually pretty simple, but the ways they have been done...

Pit Trike Build Part 5: Tank Tracks Out Back! Okay Now This Is Getting Real Fun!

Tracks on the pit trike! Oh yeah, this is some fun stuff right here and since the pit trike isn’t as good in the snow as it could be, it needs some tracks! Keep in mind that this thing is...

Pit Trike Build Part 4: Gas Tank, Chain, Brakes, And Testing In The Snow!!!

Here is the latest episode in the pit trike build, so watch, laugh, and enjoy cause this thing is fun. If you missed any of the previous videos, use the link below to watch. Having a pit vehicle at a...

New Headlights & Bubble Skirts DRASTICALLY Improved Iron Trap’s 1939 Mercury “The Jersey Devil”

The 1939 Mercury project is really coming along now. It’s a proper car that runs and drives and looks awesome. I’m not a big fender skirts guy, but man it’s a slick looking ride. If...

How To Tune Up Your Body Hammers At Home. Must Have Hammer Adjustments!

Body hammers are super handy for a lot of work around the garage, not just fine-tuning bodywork. Any metal shaping and working can be done using one and will be smoother and cleaner than using...

Iron Trap Shop Truck Build Part 1: Blown Flathead Powered Jalopy Shop Truck Build! – 1928 Ford Roadster Pickup

The more I watch Iron Trap videos the more I want to build a 1920-1940 hot rod. They seem so simple and bare-bones if you want them to be and that means that you can put one together pretty quickly...

Paint How To: Paint A Lace Roof On Your Ride For Cheap!

Casey’s Customs is building another budget build, this time a $3,500 budget Chevy rat rod style custom. It’s got a complete chassis swap, turbo charger add, and more. But this video here...