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Month: March 2016

Tech: What About the Valve Springs?

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Valve spring Tech

I bought a cam for a 1960s race engine that I am building for a motorcycle project. This made it necessary to find some valve springs that would be within the specifications required by this NOS vintage race cam. The problem is that the spring kits recommended for this cam have not been available for many…continue reading »

Bucket List

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What will you do before you die? Eric Conner already knows. He is going build every single hot rod he has ever wanted. Sounds like a damned good plan. Top o’ the list Eric Conner has a list, a bucket list of ten cars that he will build before he meets his maker. A 1930-32…continue reading »

Spaceliner

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There was a time when bubbletop concept cars were all the rage, both in the design studios of Detroit as well as on the hot rod and custom car show circuit. They ranged from mildly modified factory cars to one-off, completely fabricated show machines with exposed engines and wild paint jobs. Guys like Ed “Big…continue reading »

Tech: Removing the Dreaded Broken Bolt

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fixing bolts - 9

Anyone who has ever worked on older vehicles has seen the dreaded broken bolt. It may be on your vehicle or may be on someone else’s, but it always upsets us when we see them. Why do they always seem to be in an awkward and hard to get to place? Trying to remove them…continue reading »

The Hot Rod Hayride, Bisley, UK 2015

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A shot from the hayride

It happens to all events sooner or later, even the most popular ones, and this time it was the Hot Rod Hayride’s turn. As usual, anticipation builds throughout the year, regular participants recall the good times had in years before, and look forward to the next dose of fun, while first timers wonder what all…continue reading »