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Category Archive: TECH, Videos

Now That You Know The Math, Here Is How You Make A Sheet Metal Brake

There are hundreds of plans online for building a sheet metal brake, some that require lots of fabrication, some that require very little, and a lot that are somewhere in the middle. We watched...

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Does Bending Metal At Home Frustrate You? Watch This And Learn How To Do It Right.

Bending metal, whether for a roll cage, a bracket, some decorative trim piece, or whatever requires some level of precision regardless of the project. There are lots of tools available to bend metal...

4130 Chrome Moly Or Mild Steel? Which One Is The Right One?

Different classes, and different types of racing, often have different rules with regards to what material roll cages and chassis must be made from. There are also differing opinions on which is...

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Jesse James Shows Just How A Bitchin Aluminum Bomber Seat Is Made

Everyone knows Jesse James has some serious fabrication skills, and we’ve all watched him show them off on tv for years, but it’s always fun to check out something new that he’s...

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How To Build The Ultimate Welding Table, Without Reinventing The Wheel

We’ve seen a lot of cool welding tables, and have owned a few of them ourselves, but man they can be a pain to build, manage, and keep. It sounds funny to say you have to “manage” a...

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Patience And A Good Eye: Watch As A Replacement Quarter For A Holden Monaro Is Created From Scratch!

There isn’t an infinite supply of parts for the machines we love. Sooner or later, the gravy train halts and it’s up to you to keep the machine going. Finding replacement panels for all...

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Cathedral Port vs Rectrangular Port – Turbo LS Cylinder Head Shootout

Cathedral Port vs Rectangular Port, a rivalry that is almost as heated as Oval vs Rectangular in the Big Block Chevrolet world. But has anyone actually done the real testing to prove that one is...

Here’s How To TIG Weld Aluminum Tanks – Make Your Own At Home

TIG welding is as much an art as it is science. Putting two pieces of metal together via TIG or MIG welding is not that difficult with some practice, but welding with precision and consideration for...

Turbo LS Intake Test – LS6 vs Sheetmetal, Which One Is Best Under Boost?

Richard Holdener is one dyno testing machine, and his latest series of videos exploring different parts for Turbo LS Engines. In this video it is an intake manifold shootout between the factory LS6...

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Halloween TIG Welding Fun! A Pumpkin Gets TIG Welded!

We’ve shown you plenty of TIG welding videos where the welder is putting beautiful beads on practice pieces, intake manifolds, elbows, exhaust, roll cages, and everything in between, but this...

Tired Of Boring Tool Reviews? This Hilarious Look At A DeWalt Grinder Is What You Need!

BangShifter Jarmo Koivula pointed us in the direction of an awesome YouTube channel that’s operated by an awesomely crazy gearhead that teaches everyone cool shop tricks, he reviews tools, and...

The Down-And-Dirty Do It Yourself Hitch Rack! Finnegan And Crew Show You How They Made One For Mike’s ’55 Chevy!

We were glad to see Mike Finnegan’s 1955 Chevy, “Blasphemi”, making it to Drag Week this year. We were less than enthused to hear that he managed to stick a valve through a piston...

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These Welding Squares Are Guaranteed To Help You Take Your Fabrication To The Next Level

Let’s face it, most hot rodders and racers have ideas that are beyond their level of fabrication skills, but that’s why some make it their mission to learn and perfect those skills and...

Watch the Most Hellaciously Bad Ass Brake Test on Earth – Incredible Forces at Work

We saw lots of hot brakes and clamping forces at work during the 2012 Run to the Shore, but even the big binders on the pro touring cars have nothing on the stoppers air liners use. Hauling all that...

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