Category Archive: 1320 Spotlight, Apex Spotlight, Project Cars, TECH, Videos, XL Spotlight

Project Binky Is Getting A Hauler! Meet Project Escargo… It Ain’t Pretty And It Never Will Be. But It Should Do Some Hauling.

Unique car haulers are cool. We’ve all seen and admired them at one point or another, but many of them have not just been built on a whim, but rather out of necessity. That necessity could be...

Video: Watch 4 Piston Racing Build A 1,000hp Honda K24 Street Engine – This Rules

The famed “Honda K-motor” has been around since 2001 and it versatility as a platform for hot rodding has been constantly evolved. Like LS engines, the K series Honda engine has had the...

The Honda Trail 70 Revival: Clearing Out The Fuel System And Seeing If It Will Run

I’m completely and utterly enamored with the revival of this 1972 Honda CT-70 Trail 70 motorcycle, mostly because I cut my teeth (and a few other body parts) riding one of these around on...

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This Video Featuring The Manufacturing Of Huge Springs, Cranks, and Other Massive Metalwork Rules

Shaping and manipulating metal is one of the most important things that humans have learned to do in our existence. Whether be the heat and pressure of a forge, or by the precise cutting of a mill,...

Mini Bike Refreshing: The Teardown Of A Honda CT-70 Trail 70 Motorcycle

It’s amazing how just a little tinge of nostalgia goes a long way, isn’t it? I see a car that I loved that I haven’t seen in years and suddenly I’m all over it, remembering...

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The Mongrel Build Part 48: The Final Final Rust Repair Is Done. This Little Ride Is Getting Close To Tire Smoke And Fun!

If you haven’t been following the Mongrel build, you have been missing out. I mean who would have thought that a Ford 100E and a Miata could end up together in such perfect harmony. It’s...

Mopar Pinion Snubbers – When To Use Them And When To Ditch Them

Chrysler suspension systems are pretty straightforward for many years: torsion bars up front, leaf springs out back. The system appeared in two different layouts: the parallel-bar system that could...

Axle Necropsy: How Badly Did Finnegan Kill The Ramp Truck’s Dana 70?

Finnegan’s original car hauler, the Roadkill Ramp Truck, has been enjoying a pretty solid build. It’s gotten a full Cummins swap that’s nicely wicked up via a compound turbocharging...

Hell On Parts: This Bugatti Brake Testing Video Is 1,800-Degrees Of Gnarly

Yeah, you are looking at a brake rotor that is carry about 2,000-degrees of temperature in the middle of a brake testing regimen that would make even the most brutally harsh engineer cringe. The work...

Holley’s New Terminator Max LS Fuel Injection System Is Awesome And Affordable. Watch This To Learn All About It!

When the folks at Holley EFI announced the new Terminator this week, a stand alone EFI system for LS engines that is amazingly feature packed, the LS swap world collectively gasped in awe. This...

The Coyote-Swapped Fusion: More Fabrication And The First Start!

We’ve been following Matt Soppa’s RWD-converted, Coyote-swapped 2016 Ford Fusion build since we first laid eyes on the subject. With looks that echo the dearly departed Australian-market...

These Eastwood Videos Show Just How To Use A Bead Roller On Some Of Your Projects. We Want One!

The list of tools and shop equipment that I want in my new shop is as long as my arm, and I know I’ll not be able to get them all right away. But, when I do start acquiring some of them, you...

Rousing The Dead: After 24 Years Quiet, This 1964 Ford Fairlane 500 Will Wake Up!

It probably seems like I’m stuck on revival videos…and I am, for good reason: inspiration. When your project car has spent five of seven years dead, sooner or later you start to lose hope...

Want To Learn How To Use An English Wheel On Your Own Projects? Watch This!

An English wheel is one of those tools that you only have if you are serious about shaping metal. Most race and customs shops don’t even have one. The art, and we do mean art, of using one...