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Category Archive: ENGINES, HISTORIC, MISC, TECH, Videos

Killer Hot Rod Parts Find! Two Garages FULL Of Vintage Hot Rod Parts And Pieces!

Matt and the gang are back at it and once again bringing home an insane collection of hot rod parts and pieces so they live on in other projects. This is their superpower, finding killer stuff to buy...

Hot Rod Hoarder Finds Old School Treasure At The NSRA Street Rod Nationals

Tommy Lee is back at it and man does he find the coolest stuff! But this time he’s not at some hidden barn or garage or grove of trees. He didn’t find some lost wrecking yard full of...

Classic Mini Cooper Race Car Build: Building A New Rear Subframe Mount Plus A Bonus Video!

Now that the cage and everything inside the Mini is where it is supposed to be, it is time to make sure the rear subframe will also be up to the task of holding on around corners. The factory...

Finnegan Takes Wifey’s Boat To Hot Rod Boat Heaven And Flogs The Crap Out Of It!

The first actual weekend of family boating for this bad boy is right here! This is going to be fun. Watch and Mike hauls the boat, all by himself, all the way to Arizona from Georgia so that the...

Is A Classic Fiat 500 The Perfect In Town Car For An Electric Conversion?

There are a lot of little European cars from the 1950s through 1970s, and even into the 1980s that are super small and featured engines that made WAY less than 100 horsepower. So while they are cool,...

LS Corvair Project: Turbo Is In, So Are A Bunch Of Other Parts, And The Cooling System Is Up For The Transverse Mounted LS3

This project continues to impress and inspire and we love it! Check out all the cool stuff going down in this episode of the build, because this car just keeps getting more trick. The turbo is in,...

Polishing Turds: Episode #8 Porting Cylinder Heads For More Flow And More POWER!!!

In this new episode of the Polishing Turds series from HED you are going to see the ins and outs of porting cylinder heads. We aren’t talking CNC porting here, we’re talking Peter Harrell...

Who Makes Best The Hose Clamp? Let’s Settle This! Ideal, Precision, Koehler, Norma, Skandvik, Mishimoto, Breeze, and More!

How do you find out who makes the best hose clamps? Easy, y0u buy 16 different brands and put them all through a series of tests to see which ones suck and which ones are great, figuring that there...

Jason At Fireball Tools Tries To Build The Ultimate Welding Fixture Table. Check It Out!

Jason at Fireball tools is a badass. Plain and simple, this dude only knows how to do things one way and that is to the absolute highest level possible and appropriate. I love his tools, wish I owned...

Make It Kustom Miniature 1956 Buick Project: Way More Metal Work And This Thing

If you missed any of this Mini Buick build, click the link below. In this episode of the build, Karl lowers the rear, builds some bumper parts, and ultimately hinges the body which is super cool....

Barn Find 1958 Plymouth: The Rings Are Junk! But Can It Be Saved?

The 1958 Plymouth barn find project is back for more love! It turns out the rings are junk but does that mean it won’t run and drive? Can they be saved? Or is the end near? Watch this latest...

Building A Land Speed Race Car Part 4: Details, Details, Details, There Is A Ton Going On And This Sucker Is Getting Close

In this latest update on the land speed chassis that Superfast Matt is putting together, you are going to get a look at so many things on this project! We’re talking more drivetrain info,...

WHICH FACTORY BBC HEAD MAKES THE MOST POWER? PEANUT PORT vs PORTED 049 OVAL vs REC PORT vs AFR 265!

Which cylinder heads should I run on my big block!?!? This is a question that has been asked by roughly a jillion people because not everyone is building a full-tilt race engine which means that not...

DIY Monster Truck Tire Repair: When Your Tire Is 66 Inches Tall And Costs $3,000 You Better Be Able To Fix Them!

(Words by Charles Wickam) So you’re in your car, driving along, and then you pick up some road debris and suddenly your TPS starts dinging at you letting you know you have low tire pressure and...