We’ve embarked on a mission to shed some pounds from our 275 radial tire project car known as BlownZ, with the installation of a set of fiberglass doors and lexan windows to replace the bloated factory doors.
by Andrew Wolf on September 16, 2013
by Paul Huizenga on March 28, 2013
Keeping your car looking good can be a labor of love, or a horrible chore – it all depends on using the right tools, products, and techniques. We get the inside info from two of the biggest names in DIY detailing so you can make your car shine like the pros, inside and out!
Optic Armor is among the leading manufacturers of composite window solutions for race cars, off road trucks and SUV’s, and even industrial equipment. Recently we got in touch with them to discuss everything a customer needs to know when selecting a composite window for their application. Read all about it here!
by Rick Seitz on September 20, 2012
Being as how BlownZ is no longer a street car, the thick factory installed safety glass is just slowing us down. So, we replaced the heavy front windshield and rear hatch glass with Five Star Bodies composite windows for far less weight and added safety. Step inside to find out more…
by Rick Seitz on August 12, 2012
When you’re building a 1000+HP drag missile, it’s good to have the right amount of downforce attached to the back of it.Follow along as we install one of Racecraft’s strutless rear spoilers on Project BlownZ.
by Rob Kinnan on March 7, 2012
It’s been a long time coming, but after all the performance parts mock ups, we finally stripped our Project Swinger Nova down bare and dropped it off at the paint booth at ZBest Paint & Body to get a shiny new coat of Sherwin-Williams paint.
Sanding scratches and wavy panels are the result of poor blocking techniques – an art that is simply just not that hard to master. We’re going to show you some super easy steps and tricks to getting the smoothest finish before you paint.
When painting your ride, working slowly and safely can produce great results. Before you ever get there, though, laying the groundwork and properly preparing the bare metal with the correct tools is just as important too. We spoke to the pro’s and got some basic steps and tricks to aid in your next paint job.