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Category Archive: HISTORIC, MISC, TECH, Videos

Iron Trap Garage: Super Sketchy Sign Hanging & Prepping The Shop For A Winter of Work

One of the things I like a lot about the Iron Trap Garage is that not only is the shop full of vintage iron and projects, but there are also super cool vintage signs and parts hanging everywhere....

This Look At And Discussion Of Split Rims and Old Truck Wheel Mounting Is Pretty Interesting – Dangerous Stuff, Interesting Process

I have owned a couple of vehicles with split rims. Known as “suicide rims” because of the fact that the outer ring can fly off and kill the guy mounting the tires, they are not a popular...

DISASTER ON RACE DAY! PART 3 OF FINNEGAN’S NEW JET BOAT DEBACLE.

How he’s still smiling nobody knows, but you’ll dig Part 3 of this new boat adventure. The adventure continues! Finnegan is still smiling, even though he and his buddies are thrashing on...

DIY MegaCab Bumpside Ford Project: The Roof Is Going On!

In Part 7 there is a lot going on as the roof goes on! Because of the way they are building this thing the cab is longer than a factory crew cab, hence the MegaCab name. Because of this, there is...

Breaking the Colorado on Ultimate Adventure: Ian’s Trip Not Going As Planned

We’ve shown you some of the work going into the Colorado that Ian Johnson was taking to Ultimate Adventure this year, and we are sad to see that the poor thing had some issues on the trail....

LS Corvair Project: Getting Closer! Brake Lines… Do Them Right, Cause They Matter.

This project is getting closer and closer to a real running and driving car. The brake lines are the subject of this video here and as you well know there are a lot of ways to handle them. Watch how...

DO YOU NEED A NITROUS CAM? WILL I MAKE MORE POWER RUNNING NITROUS WITH A DEDICATED NITROUS CAM?

Do you need a nitrous cam? Does it matter how much nitrous you are going to use? Will 100 shot of nitrous work regardless of camshaft? Richard Holdener is going to show you why they do or do not...

How To Repair And Wrap Your Own Padded Dash

A couple of weeks ago we showed you a video on how to make a custom one-piece headliner in a suicide door Lincoln, and now this video is going to show how to take the dash from that car and make it...

Halfass Kustoms 1955 Chevrolet NAPCO 4×4 Project: Modifying A Stock Column Shifter, Shortening The Driveshaft, And More!

In this latest installment of the NAPCO Clone build, Brent is working on a cool shifter setup where he’s using a factory manual column shifter and some ingenuity to make it shift the late model...

Are Power Tools Like These Cordless Impacts, Made FOR Black Friday, Any Good?

There are a lot of tool kits on sale right now, as so many manufacturers put their stuff on sale for Black Friday holiday sales. Not only do they put everything on sale, but they also have been...

Is “High Mileage” Motor Oil Safe? Let’s find out! Mobil 1 vs Mobil 1 High Mileage; SuperTech vs STHM

When “High Mileage” oils came out several years ago there were a lot of people that thought it was nothing but a marketing ploy to get more money for the oil we always would have run....

Newbern Got A Robot! Check Out His New Arcdroid CNC And Plasma Cutter

If you are like me, then you have looked at just about every conceivable “CNC Plasma Cutter” option there is out there. And man there are a lot of them. I’d love to have one of...

If You’ve Ever Thought About Building A Camper Van, Watch This! Complete Van Build Timelapse | Step by Step Amateur Build

Camper vans have been all the rage over the past few years and people have been buying and building them in all kinds of locations all over the world. There are several builders all around the world...

Wanna See A New ZZ632 Cranked Up On The Engine Dyno? Watch This!

If you’ve never been to a dyno shop to see an engine being tuned and tested on an engine dyno, you are missing out and should schedule a time to test your next engine build. I love being on the...