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Decisions, Decisions: Which Fuel Tank Is Right For Your Ride? Carb Or Fuel Injection Ready?

One of the worst things about building a hot rod, muscle car, street machine, truck, or whatever else is sitting in your garage is the decisions you have to make about what parts to use. On the one...

Metal Work: How To Convert A 1960-1966 C10 To A Big Back Window

When the C10 truck was first introduced for the 1960 model year, they were available with two different back windows. The small window came standard and was found in most trucks, so you can...

Rebeldryver’s Garage: 400 Cubic Inches, A T-56 Magnum, And More To Get This Hot Rod Running Again

I know the curse of having cars sitting and not running for years all too well. A couple years ago we spent 12 days thrashing on my 1969 Camaro in order to get it back together after 15 years of...

Top Chop Timelapse: Chopping 3 Inches Out Of A 1937 Ford’s Roof One Step At A Time, All Done In Timelapse

I’ve always wanted to chop the top on something, but have always been afraid of ruining something good. But since I can’t afford anything too good, I figure I’m going to get myself...

Death Metal Charger Road Test! This 2JZ Swapped Death Trap Is Ready For Rev-Limiter Burnouts!

Finnegan and Newbern are back at it! Yep, working on cars again, having fun, laughing, and pissing a bunch of you Mopar purists off by swapping a 2JZ Toyota turbo engine into the Death Metal Charger....

Sheet Metal Fabrication: How To Make Complex Shapes With Simple Tools At Home

When Fitzee shows us how to do sheet metal repair and fabrication we come out as better people. Not only does he show great techniques, but he does so without the use of fancy tools and while also...

Drastically Changing The Look Of This 1934 Coupe With Simple Bolt-On Upgrades

It’s amazing how much you can change the look of a car with simple bolt-on upgrades like wheels, tires, bumpers, etc. Just this week our friend Tommy bolted a set of steelies with dog dish...

Sheet Metal Tech: How To Spot Weld In Bead Rolled Floor Pans With Your TIG Welder

Hereis the latest video from Karl Fisher at Make It Kustom and, as usual, this kid impresses us. Not only does he make rad bead rolled floor pans for this Model A Project, but he shares the methods...

Fuel System Tech: Fuel Tank Upgrade Swap On An S10 Chassis Swapped 1950 Chevrolet Truck

S10 chassis are incredibly versatile. Sharing all the front suspension with a GM G-Body, or Metric, Chassis means that there are a lot of easy-to-get parts from the aftermarket, the auto parts store,...

Paint How To: Custom Painting Candy Metal Flake Hot Rod Flames

I’ve never painted a car or truck, but would like to try. I think painting anything is pretty daunting sounding, but painting flames or graphics seems like something otherworldly to me. When...

MORE: OTHER, TECH, Videos

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries: Will The Mini Rally Suspension Finally Get Finished? Can This Little Threaded Insert Live Through Rally Action?

Edd China has been struggling with getting this poor Mini’s suspension system ready to race for far too long. With parts issues, some old car issues, and more, it has been a bit frustrating...

Do Tunnel Rams Really Make More Power? Carb vs EFI Intake Testing On A 468 Cubic Inch Stroker LS

Everyone in the hot rodding world seems to have a favorite intake manifold design, and there has never been a better time to be a hot rodder or racer because there has never been a time in our lives...

DIY Tool Tech: Check Out This Great Pivoting Base For Your Vice That You Can Make At Home!

Making your own tools is one of the coolest things you can do in your garage or shop. I say this because there is a satisfaction that you get each and every time you use that tool, knowing that you...

HOW TO MAKE CHEAP BBC POWER. JUNKYARD 454 VS NITROUS AND TURBO. DIY POWER, BOOST, BIG BLOCK.

Just because the LS engine has been so popular the past several years, doesn’t mean that other engines are irrelevant, and I often refer to a Big Block Chevrolet as a “man motor”...