The Merc Is Up & Running.


Well the day has finally gotten here the Merc will fire on it own and stay running! Had a chance to drop through the gears and to my delight the transmission works wonderfully. The brakes are still a little tough, so I need to bleed them again.  We have the wiring to finish up andContinue reading “The Merc Is Up & Running.”

Rust Revival 2010 – Wayland, MO


The Rust Revival ‘10 is set for May 21st and 22nd , in Wayland, MO. The Kropdusters Car Club (www.kropdusters.com) are hosting the event with help and advice from friends, family, and car clubs from all over the Midwest, including the Vagabonds (from 7 states), The Rod Dippers (Missouri), Kerosene Kings (Iowa), Opossum Benders (Missouri), andContinue reading “Rust Revival 2010 – Wayland, MO”

Hunnert Car Pileup 2010 in Decatur, IL!


As you know, we had a lot of problems with the Hunnert Car Pileup last year. The problems were a long time coming and we’re lucky they didn’t happen sooner and no one was seriously hurt. These events forced us to think long and hard about what the Pileup is, where it’s going, and where itsContinue reading “Hunnert Car Pileup 2010 in Decatur, IL!”

Bessel Blocks are now offered at www.Strokerkits.com


                              StrokerKits.com Is Now Offering Bessel Shortblocks  Product Description Bessel Ford 460 Engine Block – 545 or 557 Stroker – $4100.00 Bessel Ford FE 390 Engine Block – 445 Stroker – $4100.00 Bessel Ford 302 Engine Block – 331 or 347 Stroker – $3400.00 add AFR 185 heads $1400.00Continue reading “Bessel Blocks are now offered at www.Strokerkits.com”

Hunnert Car Pile Up Criteria


Welcome to http://www.HunnertCarPileup.com Saturday, October 10th, 2009 Hot rodding is about two things – building your own car and driving it – FAST! Sure, they may be built to attract girls or to beat the pants off your friend in a drag race, but it’s all about building and driving. The Hunnert Car Pileup isContinue reading “Hunnert Car Pile Up Criteria”

Sitting outside for 17years


This is our 1954  Mercury Sunvalley.  Over the next several month we will be re-working the body and putting a new rat rod on the streets.  The car was once ready for paint but like many projects the funds ran out and the car was placed on the back burner. The body was removed from the frameContinue reading “Sitting outside for 17years”