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Installing Wiring Harnesses - Down To The Wire - CRM Tech Installing Wiring Harnesses - Down To The Wire - CRM Tech
Wiring-the mere mention of the subject brings chills to the spines of most do-it-yourself rodders. For many, it's part of the... More...
Power Steering Conversion - Power Trip Power Steering Conversion - Power Trip
The 1949-51 Mercury is the quintessential custom car. Thousands of them have gone under the knife in the last five decades,... More...
1954 Chevrolet Fleetline - Garage Scene - CRM Tech - Do Try This At Home 1954 Chevrolet Fleetline - Garage Scene - CRM Tech - Do Try This At Home
When Chip Foose and Wes Rydell get together on a custom project, step back and watch out. The results are bound to be... More...
1953 Pontiac IFS Kit - Simple Stub - CRM Tech - Do Try This At Home 1953 Pontiac IFS Kit - Simple Stub - CRM Tech - Do Try This At Home
Whether you're attempting your first build or your 20th, one key to maintaining sanity is finding a balance between what... More...
1950 Oldsmobile Fastback Brake & Suspenstion Upgrade - Something Olds, Something New 1950 Oldsmobile Fastback Brake & Suspenstion Upgrade - Something Olds, Something New
When Derek Dejonge became the caretaker of his father's mildly customized '50 Olds 88 fastback, he knew he was being handed... More...
Mothers Power Ball - It's In The Details - CRM Tech Do Try This At Home Mothers Power Ball - It's In The Details - CRM Tech Do Try This At Home
Laundry, lawn mowing, taking out the trash, and picking up my room-all things I love not doing. In the grand scheme of... More...
1951 Plymouth - Filling and Finessing a two-piece hood - Smooth & Seamless - CRM Tech Do Try This At Homeech Do Try This At Home 1951 Plymouth - Filling and Finessing a two-piece hood - Smooth & Seamless - CRM Tech Do Try This At Homeech Do Try...
As American automakers clamored to turn out new car designs following World War II, a number of prewar construction... More...
Custom Steering Wheels - Take The Wheel - CRM Tech Custom Steering Wheels - Take The Wheel - CRM Tech
A custom tiller with a secretMost of us are well aware that if a determined thief really wants a car, he can figure out a way... More...
Spindles and Disk Breaks for 1958-1970 Chevys - Bow Tie Drop And Stop - CRM Tech Spindles and Disk Breaks for 1958-1970 Chevys - Bow Tie Drop And Stop - CRM Tech
Any enthusiast who owns the same custom car for a significant length of time is bound to refine it as he goes along. He... More...
1951 Mercury Coupe Taillight Install - Ribbed and Recessed 1951 Mercury Coupe Taillight Install - Ribbed and Recessed
There have been hundreds, perhaps thousands, of different taillights adapted to the quarter-panels of custom '49-51... More...
Richard Zocchi Takes Bold '59 Buick Styling A Step Further
Wiring-the mere mention of the subject brings chills to the spines of most do-it-yourself rodders. For many, it's part of the sacred trio of chores left to hired guns-paint, upholstery, and wiring. Bu...
The 1949-51 Mercury is the quintessential custom car. Thousands of them have gone under the knife in the last five decades, so it's a little surprising to discover how little aftermarket support there...
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