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10 Tricks To Remove That Stuck, Seized, or Stripped Bolt or Nut

10 Tricks To Remove That Stuck, Seized, or Stripped Bolt or Nut

Nothing stops a project dead in its tracks like a fastener that is broken, frozen, or stripped. We take a look at the top ten methods to remove these problem fasteners, even if they are broken flush at the surface.Read More

Welding 101: Getting Started With MIG Welding Basics

Welding 101: Getting Started With MIG Welding Basics

Welding is an essential skill for those who want to tackle fabrication on our own. Knowing the basics and having the right equipment is the beginning. MIG welding will open up new doors, so let's step through them!Read More

Installing Aftermarket Gauges In Your Classic Car

Installing Aftermarket Gauges In Your Classic Car

For decades we installed mechanical gauges to monitor our engine's functions. Now we have more choices than ever with electronic analog and digital gauges that look great, and give us all the info we need. Here, we review some of the most popular gauges on the market.Read More

El Cheapo: Building A Rat Rod For $1,500. Episode 2 – The Body

El Cheapo: Building A Rat Rod For $1,500. Episode 2 – The Body

Here is the next edition in our budget series that shows how to build a rat rod for under $1,500. We start by finding a body and losing the ego. This is the foundation for the build.Read More

One-Wire Alternators: Are They Better Or Just Easier To Hook up?

One-Wire Alternators: Are They Better Or Just Easier To Hook up?

Hooking up a one-wire alternator is simple, but there are still some things to consider. We look at Powermaster and Tuff Stuff alternators and give you some insight from the experts.Read More

Street Rod Chassis Guide: TCI Engineering Ford Chassis Offerings

Street Rod Chassis Guide: TCI Engineering Ford Chassis Offerings

With extensive experience in building street rod and custom chassis, we go behind the scenes to take a closer look at the offerings and what customers can expect when ordering a TCI Engineering Ford Street Rod chassis, as well as some of the countless options available.Read More

What Exactly Is A Rat Rod And Where Did It All Begin?

What Exactly Is A Rat Rod And Where Did It All Begin?

In the last decade the largest craze in the hot rod world has been a very interesting trend known to many as rat rods. The hot rods that are built in this particular fashion are commonly known for being highly exaggerated versions of 1950’s style Jaloply hot rods. Check out an in-depth look at where it all beganRead More

Optima Batteries: REDTOP Vs. YELLOWTOP At A Glance

Optima Batteries: REDTOP Vs. YELLOWTOP At A Glance

Optima Batteries is built on the idea of performance that goes above and beyond the everyday norm. But which one is right for your ride? We take some of the guess-work out of deciding inside! Read More

Come For The Fun, But Find Some Bargains At The Goodguys Swap Meet

Come For The Fun, But Find Some Bargains At The Goodguys Swap Meet

Swap meets have traditionally been a place where great bargains and unusual finds can be discovered. Our recent trip to the Goodguys Del Mar event proved this is still true. See more about our great finds here.Read More

Insane Coyote Swap: Matt Pfister's Cobra Jet-Flavored 1969 Mustang

Insane Coyote Swap: Matt Pfister’s Cobra Jet-Flavored 1969 Mustang

Matt Pfister purchased a '69 Mustang on eBay and wanted to have a little work done on his latest pony car. This Cobra-Jet inspired 'Stang has a Coyote twist. This build will debut at the Goodguys event in Raleigh. Read More

Choosing the Right Springs and Shocks For Your Hot Rod

Choosing the Right Springs and Shocks For Your Hot Rod

Over the years it's been a common and often accepted misconception that rods and customs can only look good, but that they don't handle and ride very well. We got together with RideTech who showed us you can have both, you just need the right knowledge paired with the right parts.Read More

Powder Coating At Home: A How-To Guide For The Home Handyman

Powder Coating At Home: A How-To Guide For The Home Handyman

Powder coating is often described as tougher than paint, so we decided to see how easy it was to do at home with an inexpensive Do-It-Yourself'er kit. We were pleased with the ease of use and the results. More here.Read More

American Hot Rod’s Duane Mayer Suffers Bruising Injuries In Crash

American Hot Rod’s Duane Mayer Suffers Bruising Injuries In Crash

Starting the New Year off on a rough start, television star Duane Mayer had a little too much to drink before getting behind the wheel of a 1932 Ford Coupe. Click here to see what happened to the car and Duane.Read More

24-Cylinder "Big Mike" Detroit Diesel is a Sight and Sound to Behold

24-Cylinder “Big Mike” Detroit Diesel is a Sight and Sound to Behold

You’ve heard the saying “go big or go home” but no one takes it quite as literally as automotive enthusiast Mike Harrah. This visionary, developer and philanthropist is well known for his successful California development company and massive charitable contributions to the community and the next generations.Read More

Moonshine Runners And Their Role In The History Of Hot Rods

Moonshine Runners And Their Role In The History Of Hot Rods

Making moonshine is a tradition; it is a part of Appalachian and Southern culture that thrives throughout the history of the South. However, it wasn’t always an art or a tradition - for many, it was a way of life. Check out the history of making shine and how it lead to the early days of racing and hot rods.Read More

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