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Category Archive: Project Cars, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

$1,000 Build: How To Build A Hot Rod Truck On A Super Cheap Budget

This is a no bull real deal $1,000 build that is cool, will be fun to drive, and can be done by you at home. Yes the real budget is $1,000 and yes selling stuff off the donor vehicle to get budget...

Gen 5 LT Intake Test: L83, L86 And MSD Intake Manifold Tests On Cammed 5.3, 6.2, And More!

It’s on baby, the intake test you have been wanting and needing! Is the L83 intake the best LT intake made? Or is the L86 better? Or does the bad boy MSD intake blow them both away and take the...

Every Wonder Just What’s Inside A Top Fuel Bellhousing? Clay Millican Is Going To Show Us His Top Fuel Clutch Right Here

There are a lot of secrets in racing, and this is especially true in classes where everyone has the same parts and pieces. That’s because if everyone has the same stuff then the only difference...

Why Have We Forgotten The Basics? Simple, Standard Upgrades That WILL Make More Power.

We’ve gotten so focused on crazy power levels thanks to advancements in performance parts, that sometimes we get carried away for no reason. The average hot rodder that was happy with 350-400...

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries Episode 3: Continuing Work On The New Range Rover Project

Like any good hot rodder, Edd China is all about hauling something out of it’s near grave and making it good again and that is exactly what’s starting right here with a friends Range Rover....

Can You Add 30 Horsepower To Your Small Block Ford For Free? Almost…

The King of Junkyard Engine Scrounging is Richard Holdener. He’s good at finding stuff anywhere he goes, and is blessed with some epic wrecking yards really close to Westech Performance Group...

$1,000 Build: Yep, This F100 Is Coming Together With An Ultra Cheap Budget

This $1,000 F100 build has been incredibly popular, and for good reason! This is a no bull real deal $1,000 build that is cool, will be fun to drive, and can be done by you at home. Yes the real...

How Much Does Air Line Size Matter In Your Shop? See How Much Power You Can Gain

If you have the ability to test how much torque an impact gun actually makes, why wouldn’t you. And that is exactly what they have been doing on the Torque Test Channel. Because of their...

Are They Ruining It? The Motion Raceworks Bubba Nova Gets Engine Swapped

This 1972 Nova is the first street car project to come out of the Motion Raceworks shop, and it is a pretty special one. Yes, they have built several cars that they drive on race events like Rocky...

Here’s A Simple, Organized, And Convenient Way To Store Your Clamps In The Shop

I started watching Ron Covell’s videos primarily because he is a metal shaping master, and I am not. What I’ve come to realize is that Ron’s insane amount of experience means he...

Pacific Arc Tig Welding Shares 5 Tips For Beginner TIG Welders To Avoid So You Can Learn Quicker

Here are five tips for those of you out there starting to TIG weld for the first time. But these aren’t tips about things to do as much as it is about things NOT to do. By default you’ll...

Two Engines, One Camshaft: What’s Good For One Must Be Good For The Other, Right?

Richard Holdener is fond of saying “Every cam is a turbo cam.” and he’s right. He’s right, because what he means is that if you add a turbocharger to any engine, and make...

$1,000 Build: The Hot Rod F100 Is Coming Together For Stupid Cheap Money!

When you decide to build something on the cheap, and to share the entire experience with the world, it is pretty cool. But when you do so in a way that shows every detail, and every expense,...

The Ford With Chevrolet LS Heads Project Continues! This Just Might Work…Or Will It?

If you missed the first two installments of this series, then you’ll be glad to know that the link to watch is down below and ready for you to get your click on. You’ll also be excited to...