June 18, 2018

Hot Rods - Rat Rods - Custom Cars & Trucks

1950 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery - GM B-Body Chassis Swap

1950 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery / B-Body Chassis Swap

Builds / Projects
This smokin’ 1950 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery will soon find its way on top of a 1993 Caprice Classic, a Craigslist purchase that will provide modern everything for this chassis / body swap build. The goal is to fully swap the b-body chassis, floor, wiring harness, lighting, seats and any other creature comforts for this build that will remain patina. [Read More…]
How To Build a Model A Hot Rod Chassis

How To Build a Model A Hot Rod Chassis

Builds / Projects
This tech article is meant to inspire and give you a jumping point for building your own chassis. Every car is going to be a little different in measurements and execution, so be sure to think it all through before you start… [Read More…]
Holley Carburetor

10 Hot Rod Budget Build Alternatives: Buy This, Not That

Builds / Projects
1. AN Fittings vs. Pipe Thread Fittings AN stands for Army-Navy, and its name alone will answer the question: They’re military-grade parts that work in the aviation world. They’re also the standard of motorsports for [Read More…]
1969 Chevrolet C-10

Steve Chopko – An Inspired Facebook Fan

Roadkillers
The following was sent to us via our Facebook page. We love nothing more than hearing stories like this. Be inspired — Start a project, and get another one back on the road. [Read More…]

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Transmission Cooler Install
How To & DIY

How To Install a Transmission Cooler

Adding an aftermarket transmission cooler to your hot rod, car or truck is always a good idea. Here are some tips: Always mount the cooler in a place that has good air flow, When Installing coolers make sure lines are clear of anything that can rub them and always use line that… [Read More…]
How to Tint a Back Window on a Classic Truck
How To & DIY

How to Tint a Back Window on a Classic Truck

Automotive window film (often called window tint) can not only reduce heat and glare in your vehicle, it can also protect you from damaging rays from the sun. Not only does window film protect you [Read More…]
Project Car
Builds / Projects

How To Build Your Project Car On A Budget

You’ve pulled the trigger on that project car and dragged it home. Project cars come in all shapes and sizes, so let’s assume you’ve found yourself one that runs, but just barely. Only your true die-hard hot-rod buddies get it. Everybody else thinks you’re crazy. You see what the non-believers can’t, not a rusty junkyard escapee but a soon-to-be cruiser that just needs a little tweaking to become a loyal daily driver… [Read More…]