Barry Weiss is an eccentric personality with attire and transportation to match. Barry made his fortune selling wholesale produce (really) and has used those resources to feed his collecting obsessions including his love of rare [Read More…]
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…]
This is NOT a George Barris build or an Ed “Big Daddy” Roth car. This is an inspired custom one-off build by Eric Goodrich from Illinois.While it’s still a work in progress, this is The Iron [Read More…]
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Suicide Door Hinges, arguably made best known among today’s hot rodders and customizers by the Lincoln Continental four-door convertible of the 1960s, are a popular customization. Not only do they add a high level of [Read More…]
How To Use A Multimeter ~ The digital multimeter is the go to tool for dealing with electrical problems in a car, and is the proper tool to measure voltage, current, and resistance. In fact, [Read More…]
Project: 1959 GMC Truck / B-Body Swap and Cut to Short-bed Chassis and Drive-Train Donor: 1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic A customer that had recently purchased a 1959 GMC Truck, running, came to us wanting to [Read More…]
Project: 1956 Ford C-600 COE Drive Train / Chassis Donor: 1990 Ford E-350 7.3l Diesel (ex-U-Haul box truck) The chassis donor for this project, a 1990 Ford E-350 was used to retrieve it’s own new [Read More…]
For the 1955 Chevrolet Truck Project, we knew we wanted to do something cool with the bed. Sealing-off and tidying up the rail-ends, filling the post at the step and fully welding the header panel [Read More…]
Build a Hot Rod in 30 Days for $1,000? This truck has been built twice — with a tear-down and cross-country move in between. The first build section documents the build mating the ’49 Studebaker [Read More…]
SOLD! $50,029.99 If you’ve ever drempt of riding the original mini-bike from the movie Dumb and Dumber, it may be your lucky day… It can be yours for entirely too much money. A Houston, Texas [Read More…]
Wheel and Tire Technical Information – Calculate Wheel Fitment, Tire Stretch and Rolling Radius. Includes Speedometer Error Calculator. Play with specs, try different settings and combinations, compare results… [Read More…]
If the brake pedal feels hard while the engine is running, the power brake booster is not operating correctly. Power Brake Booster Test 1 With the engine off, pump the brake pedal to remove any [Read More…]
Torque specifications for components (especially engine components) are not to be taken lightly. Fastener torque requirements are also changing as nuts and bolts are becoming more and more vehicle specific. There is no more running [Read More…]