.

the car junkie daily magazine.

.

Category Archive: OTHER, Tech Stories

Driveway Tech: Patching Your Rotted Floors – A First Hand Account From A Welding Newbie

At some point or another, we all have to take the next step in our skill set while working on our junk heaps. It’s either that, or we continue paying others to do certain repairs and upgrades...

BangShift Quick Tech: How to install window seals in your muscle car

Sometimes it’s the little things can be intimidating when building your hot rod, and window seals and weather stripping seem to be one of those projects that people dread. The truth is they are...

Video: Blows Cold, Goes Fast, Makes an LS Swap a Breeze… Vintage Air

Vintage Air has long been known for cold air and big speed thanks to SCTA Speed Records at Bonneville at well over 200mph with the air blowing cold. Vintage Air is also installed on the highest...

Video: Forgeline Wheels shows us how to fit massive meats on any car.

In the world of Pro Touring and Racing Wheels, Forgeline is synonomous with light weight, incredibly strength, and good looks. We have often drooled over Forgeline wheels on other people’s...

The Tiger Cage gets Certified!!!

We’re proud to announce that Ridetech’s Tiger Cage has just received its first Sanctioning Body Certification! The boys at Ridetech have been working diligently to certify their...

Video: Hot Rod Magazine’s Vette Hack…The Full Story

Weeks ago we gave you a preview of the fun and carnage we experienced while cutting a up a 1985 Corvette with the gang at Hot Rod Magazine. It was a riot like none other, and resulted in some really...

New Tech Series: Inside an A/Fuel Dragster

Some of you may know that BangShift.com has joined forces with the A/Fuel Dragster team of Jeff Veale and Ethan Brown Motorsports. Those guys have been cool enough to school us on the ways on...

It Came From the Fab Shop: Tools Even Better Than Hammers

(By Loren Krussow) – If you’re anything like me, the first time you took a hammer to a piece of sheetmetal intending to make something out of it you were a little miffed at the result....

It Came From the Fab Shop: The Speculative Disc-Brake Shield

(By Loren Krussow) – Many people are familiar with the term “spec house.” When a home builder has extra time or capacity they may, without an order on the books, speculatively construct a...

It Came from the Fab Shop: Homemade Wheel Spacers

(By Loren Krussow) – I do not work in a state-of-the-art, high-tech shop. I wouldn’t knock it, though, for the purpose of making just one or two of something there are actually only a...

New Gallery: 25 Paint Ideas

As a guy who can’t own a shiny car, it’s a little surprising that I snap photos of paint ideas everywhere I go. It’s the editor in me, wanting to share all these car-related...