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Category Archive: TECH, Videos

The Fiero Revival, Part 10: Oh, The Joys Of Bodywork And Priming

For a while during my “in the yard” days, it seemed that all I could smell for just about four years was Bondo, primer paint and masking tape. For many years there was a constant haze of...

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Power To Its Core: This Neat Demonstration Shows An Optima Battery Powering Its Own Deconstruction!

Sometimes we all take for granted that everyone’s on the same page when it comes to the way that things work, right? For instance, when we talk about Optima batteries and tell you that they are...

Video From Inside A Tire While Driving Is Fantastic: A Weird View Of The Rolling World!

This is about the wildest video that we have seen in a while. Mounting a GoPro INSIDE a tire and driving around is the type of stuff that can only happen in 2020, right? It would not have been long...

What Is A Rear Driveshaft Enclosure, And Why Do I Need One? Tim McAmis Explains How It Works, Why, And How They Build Their’s.

We love Tim McAmis. Not just because he and his company build bad ass chassis for Pro Mod cars, but also because of the videos that he puts up explaining all kinds of great technical aspects of race...

Wood-Fired Lawn Mower: Colin Furze Is At It Again!

Full confession: It’s just after midnight and I’m craving pizza. Like Dennis in Stephen King’s Christine, stoned out of his head, dreaming of just sitting down and mowing through...

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Take It All Off: Stripping The Patina’d Paint Off Of The Valiant Wagon

Without giving away too many details, it’s become quite clear that at some point in the Rough Start Mustang’s future, that a stripdown and repaint will be in order. Am I looking forward...

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The Drag Saw Rescue Is Done: Check Out The Big Finish Of Final Assembly And Running This 120 Year Old Man Eater

This right here is some good stuff. A couple of weeks ago we posted the first part of the restoration of this 120 year old gas powered drag saw that was used by loggers to hack up trees into chunks....

Four Digit Stomper: Check Out The Parts And Pieces Freiburger Is Going To Turn Into 1,000+ Naturally Aspirated Horsepower

Everyone has goals, right? Somedays our goal is to make it a full day without covering our shirt in mustard, somedays it is to get some work on a project knocked out, and somedays it is to find cool...

Home-Grown Paint Job? Yeah…Uncle Tony Has A Thing Or Two To Say About That

One of the things that I’m flipping a coin on is whether I’m going to paint the Rough Start Fox or not. Our 1989 Mustang is two different shades of red (mostly Cabernet Red, some Bright...

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Basic Tech Video: How to Shim a GM Starter for Proper Fitment

Starter shimming is one of those operations that we should all be participating in at some level, but few of us do. Normally when you are swapping a starter, you are stuck somewhere, annoyed that you...

Rack Repair: Fixing A Valiant Wagon’s Front Subframe Rail’s Damage

Happiness this year is found in the garage, ain’t it? Yeah…this is where you learn if you are a car builder or just would rather watch one on television. I’m finding that I’m...

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Let The Beauty Shine Through: Scrubbing The Ugly Off Of A Muralized Dodge Ramcharger

One thing that I always wondered when I was a kid, reading Sport Truck and other magazines in the 1990s, was how all of these vehicles that had gotten these radical, super-detailed paint jobs were...

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Install Video: Using The Ridetech StreetGrip System To Upgrade The Handling Of Your C2 or C3 Corvette Is Easy! Watch!

Ridetech contines to expand the line of StreetGrip applications and that is now great news for classic Corvette owners. If you have an original C2 or C3 Corvette that is finally ready to have the...

The Challenger Revival, Part 19: Air Conditioning And The Reconstruction Of The Dash

Dylan McCool and I have several things in common: a strong Mopar streak, a love of the open road, and we both live in a part of the United States where the summer weather can be described as,...

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