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Category Archive: Metal Fabrication, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Spun Aluminum Disc Demo: It’s Amazing What Simple Tools Will Do To A Spinning Disc Of Aluminum

Spun Aluminum parts, like Moon Discs, are cool looking but have you ever wondered just how they are made? Well this isn’t a video on making an actual Moon Disc, but rather a spun aluminum part...

Iron Trap 1933 Ford Project: Now That The Channel Job Is Set, The Stance Gets Set

Matt at Iron Trap does some really cool stuff and is always fun to watch. His builds always make me want to build a 1930’s or 1940’s ride and this one is no different. This 1933 Ford is one that...

$3,500 Build: Air Ride, Trunk Sheet Metal, And Lead Bodywork On The Front End Of This Low Budget Hot Rod

Here are the latest installments from the $3,500 Build, and it is really starting to come together. With the sheet metal work on the front end coming together, as well as in the trunk, along with the...

Man VS (Busted) Machine: This Is The Most Difficult Torque Converter Removal In The History of Mankind

The Precision Transmission channel on YouTube is one of the most awesome things ever. These guys are no-BS, they are knowledgable, and they do their work like the professionals that they are. In this...

Harbor Freight Trailer Build: This Project Is Starting To Look Really Good. Check Out The Progress And New Door Build

Here’s the next installment of the trailer build, so check it out below. And if you missed the last videos, use the link below to check them out too. I’m a fan of expedition and overland...

Big Wind: This 427 LSX Build Is Topped With A 10-71 Blower! Full Build, Dyno Testing, and Bizarre Application Here

We’re not sure how quickly Jeff Huneycutt ran out of his house when the guys at Prestige Motorsports in Concord, North Carolina told him about this engine build, but we’re guessing there...

Metal Fabrication: How to TIG Weld Thin Sheet Metal Panels – 1960 Cadillac Restoration!!!

There are a lot of ways to join two pieces of metal, and several of them are different welding processes. While stick welding sheet metal is possible, it is probably the least effective and hardest...

Classic Mini Cooper Race Car Build: Urchfab’s Mini Project Is Getting A Tight Fitting Roll Cage!

Urchfab has built some fun and cool cars for both the street and the track, with our favorite being the Mongrel which is an old British Ford 100 on a Miata body. But that car is really nice and is...

Welding Table Build Series Part 2: Buying The Cheapest 1/2 Inch Plate Possible!

Here is another welding table build that might inspire you to get out in the shop and build something now that the cold temps are coming. I love welding and fabrication tables, well thought out work...

Puddin’s New Project: ABANDONED 1983 Mazda B2000! WILL IT RUN?!? ((CHEAP Minitruck Project)).

Puddin’s latest project is an ultra cool old Mazda B2000 that has been sitting for a very long time and is not looking too good on the engine front. He got this one after he found his Yee Haul...

Testing Shocks Through The Whoops At 115mph: Ken Block Testing His Trophy Truck With Lots Of Slow Motion Video!

The big boy whoops in Plaster City California are the biggest and baddest in the country, and are usually worse than what racers will find in Baja Mexico when they go for the BAJA 1000, 500, etc. So...

Classic Mini Cooper Race Car Build: Urchfab Is Building A Mini For The Track And The Welding Starts Here

Urchfab has built some fun and cool cars for both the street and the track, with our favorite being the Mongrel which is an old British Ford 100 on a Miata body. But that car is really nice and is...

Welding Table Build Series: Part 1. The Frame, Wheels, And Shelving Come Together

Here is another welding table build that might inspire you to get out in the shop and build something now that the cold temps are coming. I love welding and fabrication tables, well thought out work...

Install Video: Ridetech’s New Suspension For The 1962-1967 Chevy II Nova Is Going On A Project Right Here

We transform the little box Nova from a scary fast car to a stable and fun fast car with a completely new bolt-on suspension systems that will use either the Ridetech coil-overs or the Shockwave air...