Youth Engagement with Edelbrock

Not long ago Billy and I went over to Edelbrock for a shop tour. I asked Eric Blakely, Director of Advertising, how a company like Edelbrock is engaging younger generations. “I am proud of the culture Vic Edelbrock has built…

MYCHANIC Pod Light and Tool Creeper

What can I say? We are big fans of MYCHANIC. I first saw them at the 2016 AAPEX show and was blown away by their cool design on garage staples. Smart Jumper Cables, SideKick Stool, and several LED Lights. The…

The Blacktop Baller Gets Armored

Dupli-Color’s Bed Armor This is a story of much needed father/son bonding time… My neighbor rolled his bed liner on a while back. It was super blotchy and didn’t last long at all. We saw the Dupli-Color Bed Armor with truck…

Hanging Out At Cambra Speed Shop

Introducing Cambra Speed Shop in Orange, CA For the past several years, Ron Cambra and his team of craftsmen have been turning out one fine car after another. Video presented by CON2R  Thank you to Mitzi Valenzuela, Bob Ryder, Zoe…

Headlight Restoration

The Blacktop Baller gets clear vision. Billy and I rolled out to the Meguiar’s Garage for a demonstration with their Headlight Restoration Kit. Mike Pennington met us at the door and got busy sharing some tips and answering our questions…

Project Riff-Raff Wrap-up

There are several stories to write about the past 4 months as I dug into my car to completely re-wire it, clean up the engine compartment, and lightly re-style the interior. I will touch on the installation of things like…

One Sick Pan

Kenny Davanzo’s 1949 Chop Kenny took a basket-case of a bike from the Mississippi swamp and built it up to the laid-out chop you see here. He took it down to the frame and raked the neck to build a…

Karl Ardo’s Drag Bike

One look at this bike you will see the detail is simply incredible. This is Karl’s 10th Triumph build each comes from a single inspiration point. He set out to build a bike that would represent and perform like a…

Pinky Interviews Shiney

While we were hanging out at the Hippie Killer Hoedown with Primer Podcast we ran into Pinky Swear, and Shiney Mike. Pinky interviews Shiney Mike about his work and how he trades his polishing craft with other artists such as…

MaxTrac Suspension Tour

Billy and Tony visit with MaxTrac Suspension in Anaheim MaxTrac specializes in 2WD Lift, Level and Lower kits for trucks and SUV’s. They are leaders in Forged Aluminum spindles for late model applications.  Visit www.MaxTracSuspension.com for more info.

Benchracing with T-Bone and Jerzy, April 2017

In this first of our monthly episodes, T-Bone and Jerzy discuss Project Riff-Raff, The O’Reilly’s Street Machine and Musclecar Nationals, the Grand National Roadster Show and Jerzy hits the Blackest of the Black Festival. http://www.ronfranciswiring.com, http://www.con2r.com, http://www.ididit.com, http://www.customautosound.com, http://www.claytonmachine.com, http://eddiemotorsports.com,…