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Category Archive: TECH, Videos

Winter Workshop: Building The Frame For Grind Hard Plumbing Co.’s Four Wheel Drive KTM Jeep!

As winter progresses and Idaho remains nice and cold, work progresses on Grind Hard Plumbing Co.’s latest pint-sized and overpowered endeavor, the four-wheel-drive KTM-powered Jeep build. There...

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Why It Broke: This Simple, And Cheap, Fix Can Make Your LS Build Last Forever Instead Of Wiping Out The Cam

When Richard Holdener does testing, he does it at a level nobody else in the industry can keep up with. He’s likely to test up to a dozen combos in a day, he never spends just one day on the...

Urchfab Tears Down The CB550: What Will Come Of This Cool Little Project?

It’s tear own time for the latest project form Urchfab. Matt is tearing stuff apart in an effort to make this thing cool and clean and we love him for it. We first introduced this project a...

This Overhead Cam V-Twin Engine Builds Itself In This Video! Watch And You Will Dig It.

What you can do with video technology nowadays is amazing, but this particular video is NOT using CGI to show the engine being assembled without tools and without hands. In fact, the entire engine...

Adam Savage Builds A Really Cool Portable Solder Station That You Can Replicate In Your Shop

Wiring is one of those things that many hot rodders and racers dread doing on their projects for a variety of reasons. Besides being an intimidating task for some it is one of those projects that is...

Same Recipe, With More Insanity: 100 Horsepower Four Wheel Drive Power Wheels Jeep!

I probably should’ve asked just how many winter project these guys had lined up when I chatted with them at SEMA, because right now, they’ve done…lemme see here…at least twice...

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The Latest Project From Urchfab Has Only Two Wheels. Can This One Be As Much Fun As A 4-Wheeled Monster?

I’ve been wanting to put together an old small to medium sized motorcycle for some time. Something like a Honday CB350 or CB550, would be fun as hell to cruise around town on, and I have...

The Mongrel Project Is Getting Some Paint! Watch How To Paint The Engine Compartment, How Not To Paint A Cage, And Then How To Pain The Cage!

Sometimes stuff just doesn’t go right on a project car build. It’s just one of those things when you are talking about building something from scratch and with mostly one off and custom...

The Challenger Revival, Part 8: The Crispy Frame Rail And More Sheetmetal Rot Removal

Seeing that the floorboards had rotted out of the Dodge Challenger that Dylan McCool has been grinding on for a while now isn’t a shock. Not that Chrysler products aren’t known for...

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Patch Panel Pickup: Making New Parts For An Econoline Truck

The tin worm scares me like none other. Tiny pinholes are one thing, but if you have ever driven in Ohio, you know what I mean when I say “rot”. Body panels that are returning to the...

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Like A Rat In A Cage: Finnegan Starts Tubing Up His C10 Project!

By raising your hands, how many of y’all have that long-term project that just doesn’t seem to ever get done? If you raised your hand…go ahead and facepalm yourself, this is the...

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Camshaft Fun Video: What’s The Value Of A Cam Swap With and Without Boost On A 2V Ford Mod Engine?

The 4.6L Ford 2V engine is one of the most overlooked and nearly forgotten V8 engines of the last 50 years when it comes to performance potential. No, it may not have the deep breathing potential of...

Get A Look At How Things Work Via A See-Through Catalytic Converter!

As the interior was being ripped out of the Catalina, the sawzall was broken out and two cuts were made, then a large lump that looked kind of like a muffler was chucked out to the side. A much...

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Snowmaro: Adding Tracks And Skis To A Hot-Rodded Power Wheels Is Too Much!

You almost wonder if the guys behind Grind Hard Plumbing Co. just sit around dreaming up wilder and wilder ideas. You have to…look at what they’ve come up with in a short amount of time:...

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