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Category Archive: OTHER, Tech Stories

Love To Weld And Have Some Time To Kill? Check Out This Collection Of Weld Porn!

(Images: imgur/Weld Porn) Craftsmanship isn’t dead, and neither is taking pride in your work. And if you want proof of that, or you’re just a fan of a weld that didn’t require time...

We Give The Dash In Our 1986 C10 Project An AutoMeter Makeover – Check Out The Difference!

(Words and photos by Mike Brooks) –  The previous two articles in this series (fuel system, efi swap) featured upgrades that improve performance and drivability of my C10 pickup. It was...

We Fabricate Some Cool Casters For Our 9 Inch Housing To Help Move A Project Around The Shop

Sometimes just moving a project around the shop can be a giant pain in the ass, especially with limited space like I have. Like most of you at home, I have to move one project around to get the other...

BangShift Driveway Tech: Upgrading A Cadillac 500 Powered 1986 C10 With An Aeromotive Phantom In-Tank Pump

(Words and photos by Mike Brooks) – For those of us who live in the snowbelt and also have a hot rod or project vehicle, old man winter is a blessing and a curse. Having to put your ride into...

Give The Gift Of Knowledge For Christmas! Kevin Tetz Paintucation DVD’s Help You Do Body And Paint Right

There isn’t much that I won’t tackle on a car project. Even the stuff that scares people a lot, like wiring for example. I’ll do some sheetmetal replacement, although I’ve...

Want To Build A Cool Bar Stool For Your Shop, Bar, Or House? Check This One Out

Making furniture can be fun, and it’s a good way to get your metal working and welding skills up to par for your car projects. It’s also a way to do something with your car building...

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Check Out The Dusold Designs Guys Flaming A Chevy Pickup! Tons Of Work But Bitchin!

On Facebook the other day Mike Dusold said he was going to be painting flames on a customer’s Chevy pickup and that he was going to do things up a little different. When he started posting...

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Transmission Tech: We Take Two Junk T56 Transmissions, Spare Parts, And New Pieces From American Powertrain To Make One!

(Words and photos by Scott Parker) – There’s just something about taking what other people consider junk, and making something beautiful out of it. We shared this sentiment with Greg Lovell...

We Test The NVX JAD900.5 Amp And NSW102 Subwoofers: Serious Bang For Your Buck!

Do you like your music clean and loud? We do too, and thats why we tested out the NVX JAD900.5 5-channel amp and NSW102 Subwoofers to see if they could give us good clean sound that even our old tow...

Bottom Dollar Blazer – Episode 7: It’s Time To Start Thinking Paint, BangShift Style.

Well, it’s been a while since I posted my last update to the Blazer project. Class is wrapped up at Assabet Valley Tech, and I got a ton of the grunt work done. Now it’s time to think...

Bottom Dollar Blazer Project – Episode 7: We’re back

It’s been a couple of weeks since I posted an update on the Blazer. It’s not because I haven’t been working on it, but Lohnes convinced me to go on that trip to Detroit and I got...

Bottom Dollar Blazer Project – Episode 3: Starting the Bodywork

When last I wrote and you read, I had fixed up a bunch of the mechanical issues on the ’79 Blazer, to make sure it ran ok, and could stop safely without killing myself and all those around me....

Hacks of the Week from Reddit’s JustRolledIntoTheShop

Sometimes it’s DIY gone wrong, sometimes its a catastrophic failure at a shop full of trained mechanics. Either way, they’re hilariously awful, and that’s why we call them the Hacks...

Epic Hacks: Reddit’s “Just Rolled in the Shop” Subreddit Will Give you Nightmares

  Reddit has a million “subreddits” on everything from trees to male fashion advice. Our favorite is “Just Rolled in the Shop,” a collection of photos from mechanics all over...