Gary Fisher and his crew at Resurrected Rust Garage transform disparate parts into the Resurgence Rat Rod, the winner of the 2015 Rat Rod build-off, a national contest organized by Rat Rod Magazine. The Resurrected [Read More…]
There are a lot of ways to bring attention to your vehicle but one of the most popular and controversial ways are flame throwers. Watch as the show Trucks and Stacey David take a closer [Read More…]
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Project: 1936 Ford Humpback Rat Rod Roadster This is what was delivered: Straight axle, wishbone, spring and a 1936 Ford Four Door Humpback that was at some point cut down to a two-door roadster. The first [Read More…]
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 [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…]
Tips and Techniques for Installing U-Joints Welding u-joints is not recommended. Aside from the technical complications of metal stress or risk of boiling the grease, welding your u-joints can be inconvenient. Welding is permanent and [Read More…]
Getting your hot rod properly titled, registered and insured can be one of the most demanding aspects of the project and will vary according to the vehicle and your state. In some states it’s quite [Read More…]