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Ladder Bars

December 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

When it comes to building a street\strip drag car, making concessions are part of the game. Big power coupled with a stiff chassis and stock leaf springs is a recipe for no [...]

We like ‘em shaved

December 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Everybody loves ‘em shaved. Yeah, I’m talking about door handles. Nothing sticks out like a sore thumb on a sweet Kustom than some big fat handles. Anybody can weld up [...]

(Un)Twisted- Making Subframe Connectors

December 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

Look at any race car and you will find one thing in common, a stiff chassis. Whether it is for the drag strip, circle track, or the rally course, a solid chassis is critical [...]

Forget Free-Range, ‘Get Caged In!

December 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

As the Royal Scamp project moves along, we move past the initial bolt-ons and get into the fabrication. This section of the build is about two things- safety and performance. [...]

Challenger Sun Roof Cover Up

November 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

In the late seventies and eighties, adding creature comforts to lesser-equipped cars was huge. All kinds of modifications were made, such as power locks, power windows, and [...]

Put Your High-Beams On

November 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

While the term lead-sled refers to an overall style of rod, there will always be one image that comes to mind, the 49-51 Mercury. No other single model has ever possessed a [...]

Frenched Tails

January 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Shoebox Ford is not the most stylistic body, there just isn’t much to them. While they are plain, they are also plentiful, making them excellent fodder for a custom [...]

1951 Ford Floor Pan Replacement

January 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

I have a name for those special projects that always seem to have hidden surprises in them. I like to call them icebergs; they don’t look too big on the surface, but [...]
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