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01 Finding space for an audio system is a challenge in a hot rod pickup but Precision Hot Rods and Fabrication shows you how they tackled it

How To Make Custom Stereo Brackets

Precision Hot Rods and Fabrication Installed A Custom Autosound Stereo Head Unit In A Hot Rod Pickup Truck By Tommy Lee Byrd Tight spaces are commonplace...
01 Geoff Jones of Hot Rods by Dean is reading the installation instructions of the Vintage Air Streamline Heater

How To Install Vintage Air’s Streamline Heater Kit

Heater System Perfect For This Open Air Model A Roadster By Brian Brennan   -   Photography by the Author In our world of hot rods, especially early...
01 We wanted an art deco look for our dashboard so the 1947 Ford speedometer and clock worked well

Adding Stainless Steel Trim To The Ford Phaeton’s Old Dashboard

Do-It-Yourself Art Deco Dash On Our 1936 Ford Phaeton By Gerry Burger      -     Photography by the Author Our 1936 Ford Phaeton project car is making steady...
01How To Custom Build and Upholster Custom Seat Cushions

How To Custom Build and Upholster Custom Seat Cushions

Budget Custom Interior Part 2: Tips & Tricks for DIY Upholstery Custom Seats By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography By John Winter Back in the Oct. ’22...
01 John Winter decided to tackle upholstering his hot rods at home with excellent results

How To Upholster Panels On Your Hot Rod

Budget Custom Interior Part 1: Stitching Model A Panels at Home By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography by John Winter Like many homebuilders putting a hot rod...
00 Vintage Air System For 82 88 Monte Carlo and El Camino

Installing a Vintage Air System For 1982-88 Monte Carlo and El Camino

Time Made the ’82-88 Monte Carlo and El Camino cool. Vintage Air Made Them a Whole Lot Cooler. By Chris Shelton I'll admit, it seems a...
01 A bit of glove box reduction will provide the required space for our new gauge layout

How To Make a Custom Dash For An Early Ford

Minimalist Dash Design On Our 1936 Ford Phaeton By Gerry Burger     -   Photography by the Author Our project 1936 Ford phaeton is making steady progress....
01 How To Install Dynamat Xtreme Custom Cut Kit On A GM A Body

How To Install Dynamat Xtreme Custom Cut Kit On A GM A-Body

Installing It At The Grand National Roadster Show 2022 With Just A Dynamat roller! By John Gilbert   -   Photography by the Author & Brian Brennan What...

1957 Ford Ranch Wagon Firewall Modification

Part III: Fabricating a Firewall and Installing a Flaming River Steering Column By Ron Ceridono - Photography By Tate Radford & Colin Radford We’ve been following along...
01 Not all bomber seats have to be exposed metal

How To Build a Bomber Seat With a Speedway Motors kit

Vintage Bomber Seat With Comfort is a Great Way to Implement Tradition By Brian Brennan - Photography Courtesy of Speedway Motors Building a hot rod with a...
001 Classic Instruments Classic Series 2-5_8-inch gauges provide a retro look for hot rods

How to Install Classic Instruments’ 2-5/8 Classic Series Gauges for Hot Rods

Classic Instruments’ 2-5/8-Inch Classic Gauges Combine Vintage Style and Modern Technology By Ron Ceridono -  Photography By Brian Brennan Back in the ‘40s era of hot rodding,...
01-easily used tools make the Vintage Air E-Z Clip Refrigerant Hose Kit a quick project

How to Make Custom AC Lines With Vintage Air’s Universal AC Hose Kit

Simple and Clean Custom AC Lines You Can Build at Home By Tommy Lee Byrd - Photography By the Author If you’ve ever installed an aftermarket air...
01 Free DesFosses of Hot Rods by Dean handled the swap out of the stock gauge panel for the new Bel Era III

How To Install Classic Instruments’ New Bel Era III Gauge Panel

It’s Time For a New Era: The Latest Bel Era III Gauges Will Set Your 1955-1956 Chevy Tri-Five Apart https://vimeo.com/531012479 By Brian Brennan - Photography & Videography...
01 How To Make a Hot Rod Interior Road Trip Worthy

How To Make a Hot Rod Interior Road Trip Worthy

Sealing Out Heat, Cold & Noise with Dynamat By John Gilbert - Photography By the Author There are some guys content to load a folding chair into...
01 Jimenez Bros Air Ride _ Rod Shop is in charge of the heritage series ac system

How To Install a Vintage Air Heritage Series AC System

Heritage Series AC (and Heat) Makes it Just Right By Brian Brennan - Photography by Rob Fortier - Videography Courtesy of Vintage Air https://vimeo.com/569646428 For the longest time air...
01 1931 Model A Ford built using Speedway Motors parts

Classic Car Restoration: 1931 Model A Ford

East Coast Graffiti The Hot Rod Model A By John Gilbert - Photography by the Author This story started out as a simple tech about installing Dynamat...
01 1934 Ford 5-Window Coupe aluminum finish

Fabricating a Custom Dash for a 1934 Ford 5-Window Coupe

By Gerry Burger We have been following along with the construction of the Bill Sather 1934 Ford 5-Window Coupe at BBT Fabrications for the past...
01 1955 Chevy Wagon ready for Spare Tire Delete

Spare Tire Delete On A 1955 Chevy Wagon

By Brian Brennan - Photography by the Author Videography by Ryan Foss Productions https://vimeo.com/534181140 All of us grew up knowing how to change a spare tire or we...
01 1934 Ford Five Frame Fabrication

How To Recess A Firewall On A 1934 Ford Five Window Coupe

Building Blower Room with a Fine-Style Firewall By Gerry Burger We’ve been following along with Troy Gudgel and the team at BBT Fabrications as they transform...
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Red-Ram Hemi Vs. 5.7L Hemi – Identical ’32 Ford Builds

By Brian Brennan - Photography by the Author It sounds like an oxymoron—“modern traditional”—but that appears to be what’s going on today when we take a...

All the Right Connections

With More Accessories Comes More Time & Effort When Wiring Your Street Rod By Brian Brennan - Photography by John Winter Wiring has always been a...

FLOORING OVER THE FIVE-SPEED

It’s Time for Some Low-Buck Cover-Ups in a 1936 Tub By Gerry Burger - Photography by the Author Our 1936 Ford phaeton is powered by a 59AB...

TRADITIONAL LIGHTING/MODERN TECHNIQUES

Adapting 1940 Packard Taillights to the 1936 Ford Fender By Gerry Burger - Photography by the Author Like most projects, our 1936 Ford phaeton has found its...

SHIFTY BUSINESS

Clutch Linkage and a New Shift Handle for the T5 Tranny By Gerry Burger - Photography by the Author Let’s play a little catch-up. This project is...

Lokar Performance AxiShift

How to Get the Perfect Shifter Position, We Install Lokar's New Axishift Pro Relocation Shifter By Brian Brennan - Photography Courtesy of Lokar Performance Products Video Courtesy...

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