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Water Meth VS Windshield Washer Fluid: Which One Works Better, And Makes More Power, In Your Water Meth Kit?

Yep, windshield washer fluid can be used in place of water and methanol in your water meth injection system. Sure, companies like Snow sell specific fluid that is designed for use with their systems,...

Sheet Metal Fab: 1967-72 Chevy & GMC Truck Roof, Inner Visor Area & Drip Rail Rust Repair

The bad news about loving old cars and trucks is that they have lived a long life as vehicles that got people too and from work, hauled parts and lumber and hay, and likely got run into by other...

This Is How It’s Done: What It Really Takes To Cut, Weld, And Balance A Driveshaft.

I’ve cut and welded driveshafts myself, been in shops like the one in the video where shafts are made and balanced, and have been in some of the most high tech high dollar drivetrain companies...

Simple Hacks For A More Organized Shop/Garage: Check This Out!

I was impressed with this video on shop organization, not because every single thing was mind blowing, or because every single idea would apply to my own garage, but because there were a handful of...

Iron Trap 1933 Ford Project: Full Chrome Front End And A Wedge Channel For The 1933 Ford 3-Window Coupe Project!

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...

The Internet Says That Using A File This Way Will Ruin It! Does The Internet Have A Clue?

Sometimes good people make comments on videos and such telling people how they are doing things wrong. Sometimes they do this to be a know it all, or to bash on people, but sometimes it is because...

New RetroBright Headlights Are The Ultimate Modern LED Upgrade For Your Muscle Car That Light Up The Night But Still Look Right During The Day!

RetroBright is the perfect name for these new LED lights that replace factory sealed beams in 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s vehicles. They provide modern LED...

Chop Top How To: The Walden Speed Shop 1932 Ford Build Continues, And The Chop Is Almost Done!

Here is the sixth installment of videos from Walden Speed Shop on how to chop the top on a bitchin 1932 Ford. If you missed the first five installments, use the link below to watch them first....

DIY Poly Bushings? Wait, What? Yep, You Can Mold Your Own Polyurethane Bushings At Home. Watch This.

Okay, in the spirit of full disclosure the bushings being made here are being molded in 3D printed molds and I know everyone doesn’t have a 3D printer. That’s okay, there are ways to make...

GM Truck Firewall Rust Repair: Square Body Chevrolet And GMC Trucks Are Known For This And It Is Fixable

Rust repair is one of the specialties of Fitzee at Fitzee’s Fabrication. This guy can shape and cut and replace rusted sheet metal like none other. In fact, he’s so good at it that other...

Shop Made Tools: DIY Tools Are The Best And This Bearing Puller Setup Is Something You Can Do At Home

This particular bearing puller setup is being built for a very specific project, but the idea and the execution is something you can easily do at home if you don’t have a set or want to make...

English Wheel Metal Shaping: Rust Repair On A 1960 Cadillac Coupe De Ville. Big Quarter Panels Mean Big Patch Panels

Old Caddy’s are awesome. I grew up with them, love them, and think that they are super fun cars to drive and to look at. The only downside to a big Cadillac is that they are big. LOL If...

1937 Ford Hot Rod Truck Build: You Know It’s Going To Start Off Right When You Have To Unload It With A Forklift

When you get a new “project” that is almost complete and in really good shape and that only needs some work in order to be up and running, those are holy grail kinds of finds and make you...

A Mighty Wind: This 454ci LS Engine Build Is Force Fed By A Fresh 3.0L Whipple Blower

This is nasty. 93 octane pump gas, 931 lb-ft, and 1,035hp all happening at less than 7,000 RPM. It’s a 454ci LS engine with a 3.0L Whipple blower cinched down on the top of it and my goodness...