Browse our extensive collection of tech articles for DIY tips on everything you need to know to work on your project car. We've got you covered from setting up your first workshop, to mechanical upgrades, car care and much more!

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Four-day XP Falcon wagon thrash build

An Easter long-weekend thrash by a bunch of good mates brings a languishing project to fruition

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XP Falcon coupe body swap onto an EL Falcon chassis

How to turn two rusty Ford Falcons into a low-buck fun machine over a four-day long weekend

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Australian-made LS accessory drive solutions that work

The team at Queensland workshop Heavy Metal Garage is designing and building LS accessory drive solutions that look great and fit like a charm

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Upgrading your wheels - what you need to know

Upgrading your car's wheels is one of the simplest ways to improve looks and performance, but do your homework first

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How to rebuild your engine

Grenaded your motor? This is how you rebuild it

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The basics of welding

With the right welding gear in your shed, your projects will soar to new heights

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Workshop safety tips

When it comes to slinging spanners on cars, it’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye. Here are our tips to help you stay safe in the shed

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Bog filler tips part two - how to apply

In part one we looked at the types of bog available. This month we focus on how to apply them

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Bog filler tips part one - different types and when to use them

There are different kinds of bog for different tasks. Here's what they're made of and when to use them

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Everything you need to know about airbags

While airbags are proven to prevent serious injuries and save lives, they can also be pretty dangerous, so it’s important to know how they operate

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Inside Pro Touring Fabrication's workshop

Pro Touring Fabrication is emerging as a force to be reckoned with in the Aussie car-crafting scene

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How to set up your shed to build a project car

Set up your shed to tackle a project-car build without wasting money

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Beginner's guide to must-have automotive tools

If you're just jumping into the street machining hobby, you'll need tools. Here's our guide to all the hardware you should buy to make a magic ride

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Ten nifty workshop hacks

If you're just getting started with working on cars, here are some top workshop hacks to help you overcome the common problems you might strike

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The best 18V angle grinders in Australia

We check out the best 18V angle grinders on the market in Australia for 2022

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The Best Torque Wrenches in Australia 2022

Everything you need to know about torque wrenches

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Engine ID guide - Ford, Holden, Chrysler & Chevrolet

An easy guide to spotting classic street machine engines

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Choosing the right car trailer

How to pick the best car trailer perfect for your needs

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Tech: the basics of car-trailer towing

We run through the basics of how to load, fasten and tow your street machine

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Tech: Billet blocks - what makes them so special?

As new billet blocks for the Holden V8, Barra six and Cleveland V8 hit the market, we take a dive into what makes them special

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Tech: Bolt-together torque converters

What is a bolt-together torque converter, and why would you run one?

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How to stretch guards for extra tyre clearance

If you want to hang with the big-tyre gang, first you've gotta stretch those guards

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Building a diff that can survive Drag Challenge

Almost anyone can make bulk horsepower these days, but transferring it to the tarmac is another matter. Here’s how to build a killer diff for your Drag Challenge car

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Video: Putting a Haltech iC-7 dash into Supermang!

Scotty adorns the VN with a brand-new Haltech iC-7 as he gets it ready to go racing!