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Pro Performance Project: C10 Long Bed to K5 Jimmy / Blazer Build

Pro Performance builds some seriously bitchin trucks, and we love following along on their builds, but this newest project is really going to get your attention. I say that because, while it has...

Great Video: RideTech Tells You How To Avoid The Top Five Problems That Come Into Play When Lowering A Vehicle

Changing the suspension of your car or truck may be physically “easy” and one with bolting on parts but the math and physics involved is tough stuff. The engineering side of things is...

ABANDONED 1979 Chevy LUV Gets A BUDGET FRIENDLY Makeover From Puddin’s Fab Shop!

I would drive this little LUV truck every day! There, I said it. A cool little mini truck, whether it’s a LUV, an S10, a Courier, or whatever is a handy little parts truck that can be great to...

The Alfarrari Project: Making It Steer After Swapping In A Ferrari Engine And Trans.

Now that the engine and trans have been fitted, and permanent mounts for them made, it’s time to figure out the steering. That sounds like it might be easy, but even the most straightforward...

FINNEGAN IS FIXING A GIANT HOLE INSIDE THE RUBBER DUCK: 1,000HP SUPERCHARGED ’67 PONTIAC FIREBIRD!

The Rubber Duck Firebird is a super cool car, and Finnegan has had a lot of fun with it, but it was an old drag car that needed some love to work like a new race car or to be really nice for drag and...

Ian Is Back At It In The Big Tire Garage, Welding Link Brackets To A Couple Axle Housings

For some reason, you find a lot of hesitation when it comes to welding things to axle housings. People that do a lot of other fabrication are often scared to do this one. I understand, as people are...

Iron Trap 1932 Ford “DeLorean” Roadster: Assembling The 32 “DeLorean” Roadster’s Painted Chassis & Rust Repaired Body

This week’s video is all about making the chassis and body one again. Paint has been done but the suspension and chassis need to come together and then go under the body that has had all the...

Single Seat Race Car Build Part 12: Rear Radius Rods And Framing Out The Cockpit!

In this latest installment of the build, the rear radius rods get sorted and the cockpit gets laid out. This isn’t a big car so all this stuff is important to get right the first time....

Bello’s Kustoms 1939 Lincoln Zephyr Project: V12 Greatness Included!

I’m a big fan of Bello’s Kustoms, not only because they build some seriously cool SoCal style hot rods, but also because Bello and his crew are funny and hell and super talented. Their...

LS Corvair Project: It’s Getting Better And Better! All New Front Suspension Going In Now!

This project continues to impress and inspire and we love it! Check out all the cool stuff going down in this episode of the build, because this car just keeps getting more trick. The rear suspension...

Vice Grip Garage Pontiac GTO Project: New Fuel & Brake System (First Drive!) Part 3

Derek from Vice Grip Garage has been working hard on cars and trucks of all kinds this year, but this one here is pretty special for a variety of reasons. First off, it’s a 1967 GTO that has been...

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...

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...

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...