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automotive, Chilton's, ChrisFix, drift, EricTheCarGuy, Evan Shanks, fabrication, fox body, Haynes, hot rod, killfab, mechanic, mustang, Shadetree Mechanic, the fab forums, thefabforums, TJ Hunt, youtube -

Today, information is instant.  We stream our favorite TV shows, pause the commercials, record and watch them at our convenience.  We can watch a whole season’s worth of our favorite show in the matter of a single night’s binge.  Who remembers the weekend automotive mechanic shows such as Shadetree Mechanic? There was once a time, for those of us old enough to remember, where a phone call meant standing within cord’s reach of the home phone.  Catching our favorite show meant scheduling our whole day around it.  Working on a car we were unfamiliar with meant a trip to the...

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1941, 41, 41 chevy, automotive, Brad Durham, custom hot rod, fabrication, family matters, hot rod, hot rod build -

Today, we're featuring Brad Durham and his '41 Chevy Rat Rod. Brad's built a huge following on his Instagram by sharing his love for hot rods and working on them as well as his love for family and friends. He picked up his '41 Chevy after it had sat for five years after the owner passed away from cancer.   He's subsequently worked towards finishing it up and at the time of writing consisted of the following: 350ci SBCCorvette heads 882 p/n studded with guide plates Turbo 350 transmission with a 2300 stall converterLunati Voodoo 00010 Cam ShaftLucky Seven 4...

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bead, bead rolling, fabrication, Featured Fabricator, hand made seat co, Jamey Jordan, rolling, seats -

Most of the time, when someone thinks about bead rolling, the first things that come to mind are panel strength, gentle curves and boxes right? Not Jamey Jordan....   This guy thinks ART and it shows! Jamey started his company Handmade Seat Co in 2009 after working at several different hot rod shops and realizing that he wasn't happy.  He wanted to take control of his own career, and started a company based of an idea he had in his mind about building bomber seats. He moved all of his tools into his garage and started creating seats.  If a...

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cold side, exhaust, fabrication, headers, hot side, intake, intercooler, mufflers, Ticon, Ticon Industries, TIG, TIG welding, titanium -

Unobtanium, otherwise known as titanium for automotive applications has now become a little more obtainable thanks to our friends over at Ticon Industries.   These guys hand roll, weld and fabricate everything in house and offer TONS of options for you to lay out your build using titanium.  From strait lengths, to mandrel bends, hardware and even pre made pie cut kits, they've got an option for you. They even build mufflers in a wide array of sizes to suit your car ranging from 2.5" to 4" in diameter. Enough of my rattling on, here's their words about their product...

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australia, Brothers Lab, cage, Cedric Tsing, drift, drifting, fabrication, gold coast, Jeremy Tsing, mig welding, queensland, tig welding, welding -

Today's shop feature is a pair of twin brothers, Jeremy and Cedric Tsing, who together run Brothers Lab in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The guys were born in Tahiti and moved to Australia 20 years ago.  With a background in skateboarding and BMX in their youth, the transition to drifting and fabrication makes complete sense.   After 10 years of licensed plumbing, they got fed up with working for someone else and founded their shop. Both guys have their own personal drift cars and specialize in beefing up street cars for the rigors of hobby and competition drifting. Their latest...

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