Builds / Projects

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…]
Replace Ball Joints
How To & DIY

How To Replace Ball Joints

With a good set of instructions, a small amount of mechanical knowledge and a bit of patience, you can change the ball joint yourself and save a tremendous amount of money in labor costs. [Read More…]
Suspension Lift Kits
Automotive Basics

Understanding Suspension Lift Kits

Suspension Lift Kits are a system of springs used to raise a vehicle by suspending the frame, body, engine and power train above the wheels. It is a modification, often done by Jeep, truck, SUV and offroad enthusiasts to raise the ride height of their vehicle. [Read More…]
Steering Component - Tie Rod
Automotive Basics

Understanding Tie Rods

Tie rods are slender structural rods that are used as a tie and capable of carrying tensile loads only. A tie rod consists of an inner and an outer end. As the ratio of its length to the radius of its cross section is normally quite large, it would likely buckle under compression. [Read More…]
Determine Ride Height
How To & DIY

How To Determine Ride Height

Ride Height is the height of your car or truck when it is sitting and the suspension is at the optimum height. Setting ride height on a chassis is important. You can learn more about it here. [Read More…]
Hot Rod Shoch Absorbers
Automotive Basics

Understanding Suspension

Most conventional suspension systems use passive springs to absorb impacts and shock absorbers to control spring motions. The majority of land vehicles are suspended by steel springs. In a vehicle, it will reduce the effect of traveling over any rough ground. [Read More…]