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About Jefferson Bryant (205 Articles)
A life-long gearhead, Street Tech Magazine founder and editor Jefferson Bryant spends more time in the shop than anywhere else. His career began in the car audio industry as a shop manager, eventually working his way into a position at Rockford Fosgate as a product designer. In 2003, he began writing tech articles for magazines, and has been working as an automotive journalist ever since. His work has been featured in Car Craft, Hot Rod, Rod & Custom, Truckin’, Mopar Muscle, and many more. Jefferson has also written 5 books and produced countless videos. Jefferson operates Red Dirt Rodz, his personal garage studio, where all of his magazine articles and tech videos are produced. You can follow Jefferson on Facebook (Jefferson Bryant), Twitter (71Buickfreak), and YouTube (RedDirtRodz).

How to Install Trunk Floors

January 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Buying a new project over the internet can yield some interesting surprises. When we purchased this 1951 Ford 2-door on Ebay, we got a special gift, handed down from 3 [...]

How to Rebuild Your Door Panels

December 30, 2014 // 3 Comments

There aren’t many things better than cruising your ride down Main Street. The rumble of a finely tuned engine, the smell of mildew-infested upholstery…..oh, wait, [...]

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. [...]

Cadmium for You, Cadmium for Me

November 28, 2014 // 2 Comments

Protecting steel components under the hood can be a tricky proposition. Chrome is flashy, but too expensive for minor parts. Black oxide looks good for a while, but loses its [...]
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