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Halfass Kustoms 1955 Chevrolet NAPCO 4×4 Project: Test Fitting The Body And Chassis To See If This Will Even Work!

NAPCO was a company that built 4-wheel drive conversion parts for domestic trucks and was founded in 1918. Although they made parts for Ford, Chevrolet, GMC, and Studebaker trucks, they are most well...

Iron Trap 1932 Ford “DeLorean” Roadster: New Brookville Subrails and Floors. It’s Time To Cut Some Stuff Up!

Iron Trap has got all kinds of great projects, but this ’32 Ford Roadster is going to be something. It’s weird to see them getting new parts for a car like this, but it is the right...

The Alfarrari Project Continues: More Body Fab And Fixes

The next batch of videos from the Alfarrari project starts right here. This thing is coming along like a champ, even though it has some pretty serious work that needs to be done. In fact, all the...

Puddin’s Fab Shop Builds A Quick Attach CRANE From A HARBOR FREIGHT Cherry Picker.

I own a flatbed truck and have owned a lot of pickup trucks over the years as well and on several occasions I have thought that owning a small crane or cherry picker for the back of the truck would...

DIY MegaCab Bumpside Ford Project: Bracing The Cab And Beadrolling Interior Panels

In Part 6 there is a lot going on as bracing and connections are made between all the pieces in the cab. This thing really needs some help to hold everything together. Of course, there is some style...

Building A Land Speed Race Car Part 10: The Land Speed Car is Finally Driving (Slowly)

When you get into crunch time and finally get your newest project started, having oil spray everywhere is NOT ideal. With that said, it isn’t anything new, at least not for me. Check out the video...

Halfass Kustoms Builds A 1955 Chevrolet NAPCO 4×4 Clone The Easy Way

NAPCO was a company that built 4-wheel drive conversion parts for domestic trucks and was founded in 1918. Although they made parts for Ford, Chevrolet, GMC, and Studebaker trucks, they are most well...

Casey’s Customs 1965 Mustang Chassis Swap Part 15: Hood Scoop, Rear Spoiler, And More! It’s Starting To Come Together!

In this update video from the Mustang Chassis Swap build, this car is really starting to look like something. The hood scoop and rear spoiler have finally came in, plus the wireless for the air ride...

The Alfarrari Project Continues: Engine Adapter Plate, And Moving Decades Of Sheetmetal Damage Around.

Here are the next 5 videos in the series on this one and it just keeps getting better. I’m feeding you multiple videos at a time so you can make some real headway, and get hooked really easily,...

Building A Land Speed Race Car Part 9: The Engine Is Running, And Spraying Oil Everywhere

When you get into crunch time and finally get your newest project started, having oil spray everywhere is NOT ideal. With that said, it isn’t anything new, at least not for me. Check out the...

DIY MegaCab Bumpside Ford Project: These Doors Are Going To Need Some Attention

Here we go with Part 5 of this custom-built crew cab, or MegaCab as they are calling it, bumpside Ford pickup and in this episode there is a lot of door fab going on. Building something like this...

DIY Shop Tool: Turning A 16 inch Long Chunk Of Railroad Track Into An Anvil For Your Shop

Using not much more than an angle grinder and a tape measure, you can make a VERY nice small anvil for your shop. While it seems like it would be awesome to have a big anvil that weighs hundreds of...

The Make It Kustom Mini 1956 Buick Project: Custom Fender Skirts! Metal Shaping In Miniature

It runs and it drives, the body flips up, and Karl has made some ride height adjustments that give it the slightest tail dragger stance which is what this thing needs to look bitchin. But what about...

5 Day KSR Burnout Car Build Part 5: Is This The Best Sounding Header Ever? I Just Want To See The Smoke!

Here’s the sixth video in the series as Kevin and the crew do everything they can to get this car done in 5 days for this weekend’s Cleetus and Cars in Bristol. We’re going to share the videos...