Category Archives: Custom

Ebay Find: 1931 Ford Model A Snow/Mud Track Coupe

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SLC Autorama Highlight: Apolo Ohno’s 1964 Cadillac

This beautiful 1964 Cadillac made its debut at SEMA a few months ago, but with all the goings-on at SEMA, it may have been lost in the shuffle a bit.  Let’s take a closer look at this beautiful car. Click … Continue reading

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Custom Ford Truck…Thing

I saw this custom truck at a local car show two years ago.  It has had some amazing metal work done to it.  It appears to be loosely based on a 1956 Ford.  All I could think of was that … Continue reading

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Project Turbo Arrow Wiring Update

Quick update on the Arrow project: I was able to finally pare down the Conquest Harness to just the engine control items. That is, mass air flow, boost sensor, spark controller, temp, oil pressure, knock sensor, and the ECM. Click … Continue reading

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Project Turbo Arrow Update: Wires

I did two things for the first time today.  One was learning how to make a stop-motion video with my new camera, the other was breaking down one vehicle’s wiring harness in order to use it in another vehicle. Click … Continue reading

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I Have No Idea Who This Is For: Lil Kenny

I don’t know how to start this post, so I’ll just let this photo say its 1,000 words: This photo stands as one of my favorites of all time.  Is it forced perspective?  Is it photoshopped?  Nope, it’s two Lil … Continue reading

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The Story of Ab Jenkins – Boys of Bonneville Trailer

Owner of dozens of land speed records, Ab Jenkins was the famed driver of the Mormon Meteor.  He was also the Mayor of Salt Lake City from 1940-1944.  Amazingly, he set 21 speed records while in office.  The 2011 film, … Continue reading

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