Category: Chop Shop

Tech and detail articles.

TrekStep by BESTOP

“The SEMA Crunch is REAL!” I joked online as we received our TrekStep from Bestop on Wednesday before the big show. “It’s gonna take some long nights to finish our SEMA Build!” There was that ONE-GUY who had to think…

FLAKE N LACE

You could say it’s all my Uncle Doug’s fault… In 1969 he and his buddy Jim painted a ‘64 GTO Competition Orange with Black Lace Stripes in our home garage. I was seven years old and can see the overspray…

Skid Loader Powered Rat

Don Carrick sent us this inventive hot rod he found in Pennsylvania. Brian Stichter owns a machine shop and sharpening business in Mohrsville, PA. His father always tinkered with cars including a ‘29 Model A Tudor. Brian’s earliest memories was…

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…

Project Riff-Raff Part VI – Smoke W/O Fire

Near Fatal Short For those of you following Project Riff-Raff, here is a quick rant on what just happened: After a great day rooting out some minor issues with Craig @jerzy_goon I was installing the gauge cluster buttoning it up looking forward to…

Wiring Tips – Project Riff-Raff Part IV

Securing The Terminal Ends Project Riff-Raff part IV, rewiring our 1956 Ford Fairlane Club Sedan with Ron Francis Express kit. This wiring tip comes from Craig Maiorana who taught me how to crimp, solder, heat-shrink the wire terminals. Brought to…