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TURBO MYTHBUSTIN’ 5 TURBO MYTHS. FORGED INTERNALS, TWINS VS SINGLE, TURBO CAM, LOW COMP, TURBO LAG

Who to believe? The internet “experts” that troll social media, or guys that put engines on they dyno each and every day and test them until the break? Yeah, we’re going for the...

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...

This 1957 Chevy Nomad Has Been In Storage For 28 Years, Can RebelDryver Make It Run And Drive?

The story behind this 1957 Nomad is kind of bittersweet. Man restores car in his spare time, his family hardly sees it, and when the car is almost done he dies. Suddenly. At a rather young age. The...

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...

Are Pricey NAME BRAND Flashlights On Amazon Getting Out Of Hand Too?

Last week we shared a video from the Torque Test Channel where all these ultra cheap, big claims flashlights were the topic of some legit scientific testing. We’ve all seen the ads that claim...

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...

Who Makes The Best Ratchet? ICON vs Snap On, GearWrench, SK Tools, Mac Tools, Wera, Zero Degree, Milwaukee, Kobalt

While at Holley’s LSFest this past weekend, we were sitting and talking about tools. Never before have you been able to purchase more tools than you can today and never before at such a wide...

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...

Barn Find 1958 Plymouth Project: Paint And Performance Parts!

As we’ve said before, the old engine from this Plymouth is JUNK so a new engine was found to come live under the hood. The engine is okay, but it needs some paint and it also needs a few...

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...

No Small Task: Machining Tiny Connecting Rods For A Miniature LS Engine Is Quite The Process

The world of miniature engine building, like the world of full-size engine building has been forever morphed and changed by the introduction and proliferation of advanced machine tools. What was once...

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...