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For the Seat of your Pants

January 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

When my 1951 Ford 2-door Custom rolled off the assembly line sixty-four years ago, everything was shiny and new, and the upholstery was clean and crisp. Flash forward to [...]

Keep It Trimmed

January 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

So you’ve finally finished your car. The engine runs smooth, the seats are stitched up, the paint is buffed and shiny, the trim is all dinged up…..What do you mean all [...]

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. [...]
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