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Keeping Them On the Road – A Tour of United Pacific Industries

Factory original parts are great, but most older cars don’t have factory support anymore. Fortunately, companies like United Pacific Industries help keep these classic cars going where the factory no longer exists. While I was there to shoot the feature on the 1932 Ford Pickup, which features many of their own products including the body, […]

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Proof of Concept – United Pacific’s 1932 Ford Pickup

When it comes to hot rods, there isn’t much out there that can beat the looks of a 1932 Ford Coupe or Roadster. Well, except maybe a 1932 Ford Pickup. This version is a proof of concept made by United Pacific as they have launched their line of 32 Ford restoration parts. While you may […]

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KOH Amada America Tour – A Look into the Los Angeles Technical Center

It’s not very often you get to see the machines that physically create the parts we use on our trucks and cars. We’re usually more focused on the end product and we don’t think about how it was created. Just before the 2019 KOH Pre-Show, Amada America opened its doors and let us do a […]

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The 2019 King of the Hammers Pre-Show

It’s that time of the year again where we try to get Dave Cole of Ultra4 Racing to spill the beans on the King of the Hammers race course before he’s supposed to. What other details are coming for KOH week? Wait, Unlimited Trucks and a Pit Crew Competition? For many years, the King of […]

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The SNORE McKenzie’s Rage at the River – Part 2

It’s the close of this event that reminds me why I like the McKenzie’s Rage at the River. There is a feeling I get while attending it that I don’t get anywhere else. It’s somewhat hard to explain. I’ve been to the King of the Hammers, I’ve been to the Mint 400, and I’ve been […]

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The SNORE McKenzie’s Rage at the River – Part 1

It’s been a few years since I was last at the Rage at the River. Coming back, I now remember why I loved the event as much as I did the first time. I truly love the McKenzie’s Rage at the River. For an event that is almost a decade old – the first Rage […]

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Mike DuSold Take Overall At OUSCI 2018

If there is one car and builder that deserves the title of “Ultimate Street Car,” you would be hard pressed to say that Mike DuSold and his twin-turbo 1967 Chevrolet Camaro, known as “Maiden Texas,” doesn’t deserve it. However, it wasn’t an easy fight as he and Austin Barnes were at tooth and nail the […]

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Chasing SEMA – Following PCHRods to Vegas

The road to SEMA – a dream many enthusiasts chase so they can show off their hard work at the biggest specialty show for automotive performance and its related aftermarket. I decided to follow PCHRods from their shop up to the Las Vegas Convention Center. Last Minute Plans The idea was last minute, honestly. I […]

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Carbage, SEMA 2018, and 2019: A Review and Preview

Last year, Carbage took some big leaps forward starting at the 2017 SEMA Show. From there it’s been a growth full of ups and downs, but the rate remained constant. For 2018, I’m increasing my effort to continue to grow this site to become what I have dreamed it would be: a place for gearheads […]

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Project 3323: New Light, Who Dis?

After my accident, I decided to take the front bumper off and found damage in places I expected, and a few I didn’t. So, I go through the process of replacing and repairing where I can on Project 3323, Carbage’s 2000 Nissan Pathfinder Project. Accidents suck, there’s no doubt about that and they suck worse […]

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