Anyone who has a classic car in the garage is always on the lookout for a good parts source, the best ones specialize in your particular brand. If your brand if Ford, MAC's Auto Parts might be just what you need. Let's see, late 60s Mustang or 57 T Bird? Check. How about a Falcon Sprint or Torino GT? Yep, you're covered. MAC's Auto Parts specializes in antique, vintage and … [Read more...]
How To Weld To build and repair with metal, you must know how to weld. Isn't it time you learned this essential metalworking skill?
A few days ago I was watching an episode of Jay Leno's Garage with an interesting segment on electric cars. He was driving down the highway in his AC Cobra powered by an engine that never found its way into the real thing, the very rare and powerful, 427 SOHC, his develops, according to Jay, somewhere between 600 and 700 horsepower. He was on his way to have a little grudge … [Read more...]
George Barris was one of the most famous of the TV car customizers, his Batmobile is probably at the top of a long list of cars he's responsible for. His recent passing has renewed interest in his work and this T-Buggy just came up for sale, it's a Barris design created during the dune buggy craze of the 60s and it is completely restored, looking period correct and perfect. … [Read more...]
If you spend any time under the hood or under your car, every time you remove a bolt it's usually dirty, maybe greasy and sometimes a bit rusty. You don't want to spin that back into the hole after you've put all of that work into your repair, so you grab a wire brush and try to clean it up or maybe you take it over to that wire wheel on your grinder. Either way, it's a little … [Read more...]
Composite Materials: Step-by-Step Projects Building with composites in your garage, from making the mold, to cutting the fabric, and finishing the part, all the information is here.
It had to happen. The Motus V4 Baby Block®, is a 100 cubic inch (1650cc), 180 horsepower, V4 engine that Motus developed for their new line of comfortable American sport bikes. As news of the motorcycles spread during development, hot rodders all over the world were looking at the little V4 and asking, "Hey, could I just buy the engine?" It just so happens, you can and it's … [Read more...]