April 21, 2018

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Hot Rod / Rat Rod Wiring Diagram

How To Wire Your Hot Rod

How To & DIY
Hot Rod Wiring – Diagram Please Note: This diagram was designed for 12 volt systems, but can also be used for 6 volt systems. If used for 6 volt, make all the wires heavier by 2 gauges. For example 14 gauge wire will become 12 gauge, 10 gauge will be 8 gauge, etc. [Read More…]
11 Essential Road Trip Routes

11 Essential Road Trip Routes

Lifestyle
Tired of your typical cross-country road trip and the boredom of seemingly endless interstates? Take the next exit and get yourself onto a two-lane highway. You’ll have an unforgettable experience. A retro experience. An all-American experience. [Read More…]
Wes Smith’s 1934 Ford Truck, Trailer and After Hours Bike

Wes Smith’s 1934 Ford Truck, Trailer and After Hours Bike

Roadkillers
Wes Smith has always been into cars, but he grew tired of cleaning his show cars every time he took them out. Then he discovered rat rods and started hunting for a Model A or a 30’s ford truck for a project. He was unable to find anything that was done the way he wanted it. So he did it his own way. [Read More…]
Harley Earl's Legendary 1951 LeSabre Dream Car

Harley Earl’s Legendary 1951 LeSabre Dream Car

Roadkillers
The Mercedes Benz W125, was Europe’s most futuristic pre-war sports car and a racing propaganda machine. Harley Earl vowed to deliver a triumphant message all of his own someday. In comes the legendary 1951 LeSabre, seen here at the 1953 Chicago Auto Show. [Read More…]

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How To Install a Train Horn
How To & DIY

How To Install a Train Horn

A full overview and how to video of installing an air-powered train horn… Alternate Video: You may skip ahead below to view different sections of: (00:00) Intro (01:10) Wiring  (04:07) Train Horn Overview (08:58) Tank [Read More…]
Hot Rod / Rat Rod Wiring Diagram
How To & DIY

How To Wire Your Hot Rod

Hot Rod Wiring – Diagram Please Note: This diagram was designed for 12 volt systems, but can also be used for 6 volt systems. If used for 6 volt, make all the wires heavier by 2 gauges. For example 14 gauge wire will become 12 gauge, 10 gauge will be 8 gauge, etc. [Read More…]

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