April 21, 2018

Hot Rods - Rat Rods - Custom Cars & Trucks

How To Install a Train Horn

How To Install a Train Horn

How To & DIY
A full overview and how to video of installing an air-powered train horn… Alternate Video: You may skip ahead below to view different sections of: (00:00) Intro (01:10) Wiring  (04:07) Train Horn Overview (08:58) Tank [Read More…]
Welder Series Step Notch Full Assembly

How To Install a Universal Rear Step Notch Kit

Builds / Projects
The Welder Series Universal Rear Step Notch Kit is easy to assemble and install. The pieces fit together using alignment tabs to make clamping and welding a breeze. These kits are typically used in the custom car, truck and mini truck market to drop the frame past the rear axle. [Read More…]
Hot Rod / Rat Rod Wiring Diagram

How To Wire Your Hot Rod

How To & DIY
Hot Rod Wiring – Diagram Please Note: This diagram was designed for 12 volt systems, but can also be used for 6 volt systems. If used for 6 volt, make all the wires heavier by 2 gauges. For example 14 gauge wire will become 12 gauge, 10 gauge will be 8 gauge, etc. [Read More…]

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How To Make PVC Train Horns at Home
How To & DIY

How To Make PVC Train Horns at Home

Why spend hundreds on a train horn kit when you could build your own? Making your own train horns is cheap and easy. See how to make simple DIY horns here so you can stay safe by announcing your presence to oblivious pedestrians. [Read More…]
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Builds / Projects

How To Build A Hot Rod

Learn how to build a hot rod with these resources that help facilitate your build from inspiration and planning to building and customization. These tools help locate donor vehicles, project cars, and can determine what other cars have the parts you need (a big help at the salvage yard). Start you build here! [Read More…]

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