Category Archive: 1320 Engine Tech, 1320 Tech Story, Apex Engine Tech, Apex Tech Stories, ENGINE, ENGINES, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

1000-HP BIG BLOCK CHECK COMBOS-HOW TO MAKE BIG POWER! NX NITROUS, PROCHARGER AND CHEAP TWIN TURBOS!

Which 1,000 Horsepower Big Block Chevy engine combo do you like most?  There are so many times that I’m at an event and someone comes up to me to talk engines and wants to know how to make a given...

Super Simple Split Wishbone Mounts – Iron Trap’s 1928 Ford Model A Roadster Pickup Shop Truck Project Continues

Here is the fifth installment of the shop truck build, and it’s getting an engine! Not just any engine of course, but a Flathead V-8. Check it out! The more I watch Iron Trap videos the more I...

HIDDEN Hoard Of Project Cars And Trucks (V8 Vega, ’68 Charger, Camaro Drag Car)

Check it out folks, another great video from our friend Tommy, aka the Hot Rod Hoarder. This one hits close to home as the owner of this collection of rides is a longtime friend and arguably part of...

Which Welding Rod Is Right For Your Welding Project? Is It As Complicated As Some Might Think?

Welding rod selection, when TIG welding, is a subject that sometimes causes argument among friends as people do not always agree on what rod is used for what. Some say at ER80S-D2 is required for all...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: Building Body Mounts On S10 Chassis For The 1951 Ford F1

Here is Part 4 of the 1951 Ford Project. This one gets a bunch done to make sure the body can mount to this now shortened S10 chassis. As usual Brent has his own way of making things happen and...

Awesome Junkyard Tech! Using 1988-1998 Door Seals On 1967-1972 GM Pickups! Super Cheap & Easy Option!

Rebeldryver is back at it again, with more fun from the wrecking yard! He’s using 1988-1998 GM truck door seals for his C10! That’s right, the doors seels off the GMT 400 series trucks...

LIVE On PowerShift Tonight! Is Hydrogen The Answer? Saving The Internal Combustion Engine Through Alternative Fuel!

Tonight on PowerShift we’ll be joined by the one and only Mike Copeland as we talk about alternative fuels, saving the internal combustion engine, and Hydrogen in particular. For those of you...

The Iron Trap Crew Invades The Spring Carlisle Swap Meet: Check Out Their Fun

The Carlisle Swap Meets are some of the baddest hot rod and classic car swap meets in the country and have been going on for decades. They are on the list of everyone that likes swap meets and is...

THE ULTIMATE LOW BUCK LS BLOWER ADAPTER KIT? HOW TO INSTALL A FORD GT500 BLOWER ON YOUR JUNKYARD LS!

As usual, Richard Holdener has got some killer power combos in his back pocket and this one is relatively LOW BUCK when you consider how much a supercharger normally costs. In this great video,...

Bello’s Kustoms COE Project: Body Mounts, Air Ride Parts, Steering, Exhaust, And More!

In this episode of the COE build, the cab gets mounted up, steering is being configured, exhaust is going in, and so are all the air ride parts. It’s a lot of work happening in this episode....

The Iron Trap Gang Fills Another Box Truck Full Of NOS GM Sheet Metal From A Barn In Virginia

A couple of weeks ago the Iron Trap crew got an insane stash of NOS GM sheet metal from a barn in Virginia. Most of it was not their normal, but they knew it was too good not to save for someone that...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: Cleaning Up The Chassis And Installing Brakes On The 1951 Ford F1

Here are Parts 2 and 3 of the 1951 Ford Project. Not everything is exciting when building a new project, but it’s all got to get done right? Part 2 has the truck’s new frame getting...

Project Phantom Part 5: Floors And Rockers, And Rust Oh My On The 1969 Mustang Project

(Words and Photos by Joe Grippo) I’ll admit it, I have been slacking. It has been like a year since I have done a BS installment on the rehabilitation venture we call Project Phantom, my wife...

Bello’s Kustoms COE Project: Fitting The Cab To This Bagged, Shortened, And Bad Ass Dually Chassis

In this episode of the COE build, the cab is being fitted up after shortening up the wheelbase so the back of the cab and the front of the bed will come together right where they are supposed to....