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Category Archive: MISC, OTHER, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Candy Paint Job Tech: Here’s How To Do Amazing Candy Panel Paint. The Serape Mexican Blanket Paint Job.

Custom panel paint, candies, flake, and the like are often found on custom motorcycles, lowriders, and customs, and regardless of whether it is your favorite or not, and regardless of the color and...

Nerd Welding Project: How To Make A Firepit BBQ Grille That Any Star Wars Fan Will Love

Nerd alert. Seriously. I have friends who will think this is the coolest thing ever, but rest assured when they can’t control their excitement we’ll make sure to take them out behind the...

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Quick Paint Tech: How To Remove A Horrible Paint Job Without Ruining The Original Paint Underneath? Wait, What?

Hmmmmm. I mean, I own a car with some seriously nasty paint on it, but I have never ever considered just taking the crappy paint off of the thing. Until now. Hmmm. But my particular project...

Bars, Bars, And More Bars! Alex Taylor’s ’55 Chevrolet Is Getting Closer And Closer To 6 Seconds At 200 MPH.

Measure, cut, notch, fit, notch, tweak, repeat, repeat, repeat, repeat, repeat, repeat… You get the picture. Right now Alex is in tubing hell as the custom tube chassis comes together in her...

Hooker’s New Cast Iron Exhaust Manifolds For Small Block Chevrolet Look Good, Flow Good, And Fit Great.

Factory cast iron exhaust manifolds were never worth a damn at doing much on any performance small block. They look ugly, don’t fit with aftermarket heads, and they have such small ports that...

All The Torque: Watch This Electrified 1967 Mustang Make More Than 2,300 lb-ft On A Hub Dyno

We’ve all had it beaten into our skulls that the advantage of an electric motor over an internal combustion engine is instant torque. The real question then becomes in a performance application...

Where Do Stolen Catalytic Converters End Up? Inquiring Minds Want To Know

Everyone has heard the stories about someone coming out to their car in the morning only to fire it up and hear the sounds of open exhaust. The shock is entertaining for sure, but not cool for the...

Building A Chopped, Sectioned, Roadster 1949 GMC Pickup From Spare Parts Is Cool

We’ve spotlighted some of the videos from Halfass Kustoms before and as a regular viewer I am always intrigued and inspired by what he puts together. This project is just for filler in between...

Watching The Pakistani Truck Guys Rebuild A Clutch Disc With Simple Tools Is A Reminder Of How Things Used To Be!

They are No McLeod or Centerforce, but these dudes still get some stuff done. Watch this video and see just how a sprung hub clutch disc is stripped, and relined with new clutch material in a shop...

Flywheel Tech: Listen Up As Will Baty Of Centerforce Drops All Kinds Of Knowledge On The Hows and Whys Of Flywheels

You may be thinking, “Flywheels, what do I need to know about them?” The answer would be, “a lot.” Thankfully Will Baty of Centerforce is one of the most seasoned,...

Chopping The Top: Not Easy, But No Fear Is A Great Start, Watch This Henry J Get Shorter

I’ve never chopped the top on a car or truck. I want to, but I just haven’t yet. I’ve seen it done in videos and understand what needs to happen, but I also know that depending on...

Edd China’s New Workshop Diaries Show Starts Right Here!

Edd China, the incredibly tall, talented, and quirky mechanic from the show Wheeler Dealers is on to new endeavors. After leaving the Wheeler Dealers show he went on to lots of other adventures,...

$1,000 Build: Is It Possible To Build A Rat Rod Style Hot Rod F100 For $1,000? Watch

Building low buck cars and trucks has kind of been one of my things, so when I saw this project I was intrigued. Of course the chassis swap is also one of my things, so this one makes sense in that...

Ridetech Can Get Your 2007-2013 GM Truck Low And Keep It Working – Yes, The Look You Want and The Functionality You Need!

We all know that cars and trucks look way better when they are lowered. They handle better, they have a more dramatic look, and they are easy to hop in and out of. If there is one concern that people...