Project Car
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How To Build Your Project Car On A Budget

You’ve pulled the trigger on that project car and dragged it home. Project cars come in all shapes and sizes, so let’s assume you’ve found yourself one that runs, but just barely. Only your true die-hard hot-rod buddies get it. Everybody else thinks you’re crazy. You see what the non-believers can’t, not a rusty junkyard escapee but a soon-to-be cruiser that just needs a little tweaking to become a loyal daily driver… [Read More…]
1946 Plymouth Special Deluxe Engine Swap
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1946 Plymouth Special Deluxe Engine Swap Fix

Project: 1946 Plymouth Special Deluxe Engine Swap, Firewall and Floor Fix After a botched engine swap, we were asked to pull the engine, fix the firewall, floor and get the car running. An old and a [Read More…]
1959 Chevrolet Apache 4WD - B-Body Chassis Swap
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1959 Chevrolet Apache Sleeper ~ B-Body Chassis Swap

The gentleman that purchased the 1959 GMC Fleetside, our first B-Body chassis / body swap came back to us an basically asked for a clone.   He brought us a running 125K mile Chevrolet Caprice [Read More…]
Chassis Body Swap
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Chassis / Body Swaps ~ An Overview

Classic and Custom Chassis / Body Swaps ~ An Overview of Swapping Your Classic Car, Truck or Custom Body to a Late Model Chassis and Drivetrain… [Read More…]
1950 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery - GM B-Body Chassis Swap
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1950 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery / B-Body Chassis Swap

This smokin’ 1950 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery will soon find its way on top of a 1993 Caprice Classic, a Craigslist purchase that will provide modern everything for this chassis / body swap build. The goal is to fully swap the b-body chassis, floor, wiring harness, lighting, seats and any other creature comforts for this build that will remain patina. [Read More…]
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1936 Ford Humpback Rat Rod Roadster

Project: 1936 Ford Humpback Rat Rod Roadster This is what was delivered: Straight axle, wishbone, spring and a 1936 Ford Four Door Humpback that was at some point cut down to a two-door roadster. The first [Read More…]
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1959 GMC Fleetside Truck / B-Body Chassis Swap

Project: 1959 GMC Truck / B-Body Swap and Cut to Short-bed Chassis and Drive-Train Donor: 1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic A customer that had recently purchased a 1959 GMC Truck, running, came to us wanting to [Read More…]
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1956 Ford COE C-600 Body / E-350 Chassis Swap

Project: 1956 Ford C-600 COE Drive Train / Chassis Donor: 1990 Ford E-350 7.3l Diesel (ex-U-Haul box truck)     The chassis donor for this project, a 1990 Ford E-350 was used to retrieve it’s own [Read More…]
1940 Willys Cabover Custom
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1940 Willys Cabover Custom

This is a very well photo documented build that combines a ’40 Willys Sedan, a ’92 Dodge 1 ton truck, and a whole lot of metal work to create a beautiful custom Willys cabover There are 13 slideshows and a final drive video. Built by Chris Boggess, Hot Rod Technology Instructor at Utah Valley University. [Read More…]
Build Your Own Hot Rod
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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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Building a Hot Rod ~ A Broke Man’s Guide

Building a Hot Rod – a dream held by many. We found this take on the subject on Hemmings Motor News. We hope we’ve provided you some tools and resources to help your hot rod build go as well as possible. [Read More…]