Project 1320 – Making Cool Cars Cooler
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Running a business, any business is difficult. But if you have the passion for it, then you’ll find a way on how to do it. One of the biggest challenges in starting an auto body shop business is to find a way to fund it.
Take a look at your savings? Do you think you have enough to start an auto body shop? What if it doesn’t immediately pick up? Do you just give up on your dream or find other ways to keep the business afloat?More
Take a good look at your car. What do you think it says about you?
If you’re on this site, my hope that “boring” not on that list of adjectives.
Like a piece of art, your vehicle is your “canvas” and you’ve got plenty of so-called “paint brushes” and “painting styles” to make your car or truck uniquely yours.
Today we’ll talk about the categories of customization, first starting on just exactly what we mean when we use the words “Car Customization”More
We love cars. Big, small, in-between. Import or domestic, it doesn’t matter – we ain’t picky.
Our passion is taking these cars and making it into something more.
You could say we’re artists and vehicles are our canvas.
That’s why it drives us bonkers when even experienced drivers don’t take the proper care of their vehicles.
Maybe we’re getting older, but for us “proper care” starts with good driving habits. Here’s some that we see every day…More
With decades running my auto business, I have been through a lot of employees. Some, I regretted to see leave while others I regretted to hire. Owning an auto body shop can be a pain in the ass and it can’t be successfully done if your a lone wolf, especially if you aim to go big and expand your business.
Hiring more employees helps spread the workload so you don’t get burned out from all the work that you do and still need to be done.More
People modify their cars primarily for two reasons: aesthetic and performance. It may seem that the easiest things to modify in a vehicle will only affect the aesthetics but that’s not entirely true. There are simple and easy car modifications that can improve the performance of the car.
If you’re interested in improving your car’s performance with simple modifications, you can do any of the following:More
Maybe it’s in our DNA, but we can’t simply just leave a modded car alone until it is perfect!
While this can get quite costly, one of the least expensive and most striking installments you can make is ground effect modification. While no means cheap (trust us, you don’t want to go cheap here), there are model-specific body kits available at market can help give your car a more personal touch provide that “holy shit! you’re car is floating” look.
Here’s our take on why, and how we recommend adding this great addition to your next car project…More
Finally opening your body shop is just the first step to succeeding in your chosen business. The challenges you face before you finally open the shop are just the beginning. There are still other challenges that you may face as you grow your business. However, that shouldn’t stop you from putting up your business.
In this post, we’re going to discuss some of the most common difficulties faced by auto body shops. Through this, you can be better prepared for them and you’ll also realize that you are not alone in facing such difficulties.More
What is your dream car like? Do you dream of having huge speakers fitted at the trunk so you can bring the party wherever you want? Do you think neon lights under your car looks cool?
I know projects like applying a ceramic coating can be boring but before you modify your car to your liking, it’s worth your while to know which car mods you can have and which are illegal to do in the US. Below is a comprehensive list of those illegal mods.More
While there’s countless ways to mod or upgrade your classic car to align with your individual tastes or performance needs, one of the most tried and true methods to squeeze every last bit of HP available in the block is to tune the engines
While many engine can be easily tuned by simply reprogramming them through the special engine control unit or by using performance chips, other require updating classic parts to more modern designs.More
We love our vintage cars. They look cool, they retain their value, and they have a way of turning heads as you drive by.
Problem is: they usually drive like shit.
While we can forgive antiquated suspension and AM-only radio, one thing we can’t stand is the effort required to steer the cars that come with manual steering. At lower speeds, it really becomes an effort to turn the vehicle. you can also opt for power steering.
Don’t fret, there is a solution to that. Nowadays, you can now upgrade your classic car into one with power steering, here’s how…