May 20, 2018

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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…]
1959 Corner-Carving Apache

1959 Chevrolet Apache Corner-Carver

Roadkillers
Back in 1959 the idea of having a pickup truck that could go around corners was simply ludicrous. These trucks were meant to haul farm equipment, construction supplies and tow stuff, not shred corners and [Read More…]
Project: Bomber '49

Project: Bomber ’49

Man Cave
The car, a 1949 Ford shoebox was toast. D.J. tells us that he’s “wanted to do something like this for a long time, but wanted to do it differently”. D.J. really likes bomber planes and decided to wrap the rear-end in copper riveted aluminum. He worked on it one day a week for a year. [Read More…]

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Hot Rod / Rat Rod Wiring Diagram
How To & DIY

How To Wire Your Hot Rod

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…]
Transmission Cooler Install
How To & DIY

How To Install a Transmission Cooler

Adding an aftermarket transmission cooler to your hot rod, car or truck is always a good idea. Here are some tips: Always mount the cooler in a place that has good air flow, When Installing coolers make sure lines are clear of anything that can rub them and always use line that… [Read More…]
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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