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How headers work

How headers work

Headers can provide more than just sending the exhaust to the back. A properly designed header will actually increase the efficiency of the engine, helping to draw more air and fuel into the combustion chamber through a process called scavenging. This process is very similar to a stove pipe or chimney.
Under the right circumstances, the chimney draws air from the room and releases it out the top, this is called drafting. As wind blows across the top of the chimney, a low-pre...

When the market was good

When the market was good. It might just be me but I believe the Street Rodding hobby has changed over the last few years. As we get older I do realize that everything changes. A few years back street rodding was blowing and going. I was able to sell just about any old ride and in a timely manned. Things are a lot slower now than then and sales seem to take a long time to make. What do you think????...

Dode Martin passed away on February 1st 2018 at the age of 93

Everything began in 1925, where Martin was born in La Hambra, California shortly before moving to Fallbrook, CA, where he resided his entire life. A self-taught welder and hot rodder, Martin’s first attempt at speed was a ’28 Chevrolet chassis and driveline with a T-body dropped on, which served duty during his teenage years before he was drafted into WWII while working at Douglas Aircraft, in Long Beach. In 1944, Martin was trained and dropped into the Battle of the Bulge, World War II’s deadli...

Whats hot and whats not Engine Trends

Street Rod/Hot Rod engines? Yeah, right! Defining this particular engine market has been likened to trying to nail Jell-O to a wall. There is an almost endless number of factors that cross engine “styles”’ usage and applications.

It’s no different with hot rods. One hot rodder may want a stock unit just to keep him going while another wants a bullet for her cruising. Still, hot rodders have a semi-defined market, clearly separated from stock, fleet, race and other motor usages.

Any good en...

What do you think

Street rodding is neat because it’s dynamic. Every aspect of this native-born, engine-urged, basic-bodied, four-wheel movement is in a constant state of flux. Yet when one gets down to the basics—having fun with cars—street rodding hasn’t changed all that much. We’re just doing it differently. I would not agree with this statement. Things have changed and will continue to change as we move forward. Just in the last 10 years things have slowed as we move into more of a muscle car era. ...

Cool New Tool only 13 Bucks

Cool New Tool only 13 Bucks
Read/clear error codes, display their meaning, turn off MIL, show current sensor data. Find out why check engine light is on before visiting a Mechanic - save money by fixing simple problems yourself
Support cars: 1996 and newer gasoline vehicles that are OBD2 compliant like Ford, Dodge, Volkswagen, Chevrolet, Peugeot, BMW, Audi, Toyota, Mazda, etc. NOT for diesel, hybrid & trucks with 24V voltage
Compatible App and system: work with Android cellphone and tablet. R...

Times have changed

Here we are getting started on a new year. I am glad that we live in a country where we have a right to choose who we want to be and do what we want for the most part. I appreciate the fact that I have access to just about any part that I want or need to make my hot rod perfect in every way. Times have changed and and I am not always sure change is for the best. So with that said I am heading to the garage to do a little work. I suggest you get out there and get started. The clock is ticking. ...

Shoe Box Central Supporting Vendor

Shoe Box Central Supporting Vendor Here we have a disc brake conversion kit sold by shoe box central. Visit our supporting vendor today for all your shoe box needs. Willie Moore ...

Life is a lesson

Life is a lesson

Of course most of you are headed toward improving yourselves. But what most people don’t realize is how unrealistic goals we tend to set. Moreover, the key word here is the goal – you tend to set your mind only on the final outcome. But the journey is what matters the most. What you learn and what you go through are what make you a better person.
For instance, after graduating from college you solemnly make a vow that in five years’ time, you’ll be the embodiment of succes...

MAVAL Celebrates 30TH Anniversary

MAVAL Industries Celebrates 30TH Anniversary

Maval Industries, LLC, a division of Remy Power Products, marks its 30th anniversary this year. Since its founding in 1987, Maval’s unsurpassed design and production of both new and remanufactured steering system components has made it a world leader in the automotive, off-road, performance and specialty vehicle markets.

“We are proud to celebrate 30 years as a premium supplier of unique steering solutions that provide the highest levels of q...

Texas Shuts Down for a few days

Texas Shuts Down for a few days. Wow can you believe it. In Texas we are so used to sun and the warmth of summer that when we do get a slight freeze the Houston Area shuts down. Schools, Banks and many other places are closed. News warning folks to stay indoors. I know if it cold but so many areas deal with this weather daily and life goes on. But what the hell it a good excuse to stay in and catch up on some much needed paperwork. Good luck out there. ...

Nothing lasts forever

Nothing lasts forever and with Erin Moran and Tom Bosley gone, this ’29 pickup will end up outliving the cast.
And now you have a chance to own it. It will cross the block in at Mecum’s Auction in Kissimmee, Florida this weekend. It is estimated to bring $150,000.00.
According to Mecum, “Donny Most, better known perhaps as Ralph Malph in the hit TV series “Happy Days,” was the comedian on the show, always looking to make someone smile or forget their problems.

The show was initially call...

Things to do in a Nuclear Attack

Here are steps you can take in the event of a nuclear strike:

1. Get underground. A basement offers more protection from nuclear fallout particles than a building's first floor. Close windows and fireplace dampers. Turn off heating and cooling units. And the thicker the walls, the better. Dense materials - even books - provide more protection. This helps explain why some people in Hawaii apparently decided to lift manhole covers and climb into the sewers in anticipation of a missile attack.

Things happen in Texas

Things happen in Texas

I feel bad for Cynthia Ruiz. In addition to being a widow, she has now had to bury her son. It’s a horrible thing to lose one of your children, but she did.

However, I can only feel so bad for her. After all, her son brought this on himself.

Ruiz’s son, Andrew Herrera, was shot and killed when he tried to rob a Popeye’s Chicken in Texas. That’s when he came face-to-face with the state’s self-defense laws.

Now, Ruiz has questions.

“Did my son deserve to be...

You should buy one

I picked up one of these a few months back and figured I would pass on some information.

I use this impact for just about everything in the shop. IT is a great drill and screw driver. I bought a property with an old tin covered building on it. I used the impact to remove the ol,d metal and install new. A very good tool to have in your box.

DEWALT · Driver · Cordless · 20 volt · Lithium-ion · 1/4 inch
Features: DEWALT built brushless motor and XR Li-Ion batteries deliver more run time an...

A bad day on the road

Have you ever had one of those days when nothing seems to go right? I know I have. The one thing that I have learned with age is that you may not be able to control the event but you can control your response to the event. Many times my response to the event has been poor to say the least. Next time take a minute and evaluate your response. Willie Moore StreetRodding...

Take it for a spin Today

IN my opinion the number one issues with owning a classic car for most folks is the lack of use. So many things get in the way of enjoying our classic on a regular basis. Work, School Family and one million things.

While you might be inclined to safeguard your vintage auto by keeping it locked up in the garage, what’s the fun in that? Getting out on the road and showing off your ride isn’t only a thrill, but it also keeps it running well! Allowing a car to sit around for prolonged periods of...

Take a few minutes and detail it

A detail clean is the cornerstone of good car maintenance. By regularly getting down and dirty and cleaning every nook and cranny of your vehicle you can avoid the damaging buildup of dirt and grime. A dirty car can lead to poor performance, rusted parts, and chipping paint. Make sure to rinse and dry your car thoroughly after washing to remove residual soap scum. You also might want to consider adding a coat of wax to protect it from the elements and keep it looking classy. This will also help ...

Tip for keeping your classic in super shape

Even the most talented and knowledgeable professionals in any field need a second opinion now and then. If you perform your own car maintenance, you should still have your car checked regularly by a qualified mechanic. It’s easy to overlook simple adjustments or repairs that could result in larger problems down the road. Additionally, a professional mechanic may be able to find parts that might be difficult to track down and can often get them at a discounted price....

Happy New Year 2018 Need Change

Change one behavior at a time
Unhealthy behaviors develop over the course of time. Thus, replacing unhealthy behaviors with healthy ones requires time. Don’t get overwhelmed and think that you have to reassess everything in your life. Instead, work toward changing one thing at a time. One little thing at a time. ...

Tip for keeping your classic looking sharp

Tip for keeping your classic looking sharp.

Keep your ride covered when not in use.

Rain, wind, and sun are the enemies of classic cars. Prolonged exposure to water promotes the development of rust. Rust will eat away at your car, requiring you to hunt down hard-to-find replacement parts. Wind can blow objects into your car, resulting in scratches and dents. Direct sunlight can cause excessive heat, which can negatively impact various aspects of your vehicle. The simple act of covering you...

Great tool and compact

Very small and light weight. A great tool to have around.

1000A works with all 12V gasoline engines: the peak current of 1000A kick starts all gasoline and diesel engines up to 7L with a 12V battery, over 20 times on one charge
Extra-Safe with Built-in Intelligent Protector: The intelligent protector is built in the battery pack while with other brands it is built in the clamps
Massive 14000mAh Capacity with Micro Input: Charge the car jumper via car charger, wall charger or even another p...

Smaller electric bead roller for any size shop

Smaller electric bead roller for any size shop

By virtue of its smaller size, the miniature bead roller also comes with some fringe benefits. “Instead of having a large, 24- or 36-inch throat machine, the user has a 6-inch throat machine,” said Mittler. “The user can save room in his shop, maybe even have two bead rollers, and do multiple jobs quickly with no change over time.”
Billet aluminum makes up the frame, and there are over 100 bead roll profiles one could work with. The depth of b...

New from Vintage Air

New from Vintage Air – the Gen IV Ellipse Control Panels. These control panels provides a stylish and easy way to control all electronic features found in the Gen IV technology. See more details below.

Official Release:

Vintage Air, the leading manufacturer of complete performance air conditioning systems for classics, hot rods and street rods, has announced the release of its Gen IV Ellipse control panels.

Taking a design theme from its extremely popular oval Streamline Gen II control,...

Cool New Tool

Have you ever wished you could just magically lay your tools and parts anywhere you may be — on the fender of your car, on the roof, atop the engine or scoop, or in the case of GRYPMAT founder Tom Burden, right on the rounded nose of an F-16 military aircraft you’re working on? Best case scenario, if you’re under the hood you can lay a tool tray across the radiator or in the slant of the valve cover and hope it doesn’t fall — and forget laying parts on your paint, much less at an angle where th...

Happy Thanksgiving Rodders

Happy Thanksgiving Rodders. Sorry for the delay just got back in town and too my desk top. I hope each and everyone had a day to remember. Take a minute and remember those who were not able to make it home. Willie Moore...

Happy Veterans Day

The military men and women who serve and protect the U.S. come from all walks of life; they are parents, children, grandparents, friends, neighbors and coworkers, and are an important part of their communities. Here are some facts about the veteran population of the United States:

16.1 million living veterans served during at least one war.
5.2 million veterans served in peacetime.
2 million veterans are women.
7 million veterans served during the Vietnam War.
5.5 million veterans served ...

Another great project for today

Another great project for today, Working on a 1937 Chevy coupe. The coupe has an Edelbrock carb on it and the idles a little rough. I removed the two air mixture screws and blew out the carb with compressed air. Readjusted and ran for a while. No real change in the motor. So now I am going to pull it apart and see what is inside. And here is also a photo of break time. ...

Tips if you are selling a vehicle Beware

Not every transaction is a potential scam, But you will need to use caution when dealing with an unknown buyer.
Common scams you should be aware of when selling your car include:
Offers to buy sight-unseen.
A buyer offering to buy your car without looking at it first should be considered a warning sign.
Often, this is part of a larger scam. The buyer will send a bad check or promise to wire money and have a different person pick up the vehicle.
Paying with checks or money orders.
While it...

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Ford Stepside Truck RR OEM Used Fender 1953-1972 - $250
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Bomber Rat Rod Hot Rod Seat (Original 1950) - $550
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1941,1942,1946,1947,1948 Ford car curved back glass. Good original.
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Running Ford Flathead 59A-B Engine - $2500
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59AB Flathead V-8 and Transmission out of a 1940 Ford Sell/Trade
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1938 Ford Trunk Lid Hinges (Pair) - $55
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