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Elvis’ BMW 507

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Yep, that’s right, a BMW owned by the King himself! After starring in an exhibition, the lucky roadster finds itself at the hands of the team at BMW Classic, where it receives a full factory-fresh restoration documented with stunning photography. This has some similarities to the Official Porsche Restoration that I featured way back in […]

BJORNAGN – Volvo P1800 / Mazda MX5

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If there’s one type of build that gets the most attention on Build-Threads.com, it’s gotta be the chassis swap. Taking the shell of one car and pairing it with the floorpan and running gear from another really gets peoples imaginations going, gives us all the feeling that anything our minds conjure up is possible. This […]

Zakspeed MkII Escort AWD

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I’ve featured a few Escorts over the years, along with one other Zakspeed inspired MKII, but none of them were converted to AWD! The car uses a Ford Sierra front and rear clip welded onto the Escort’s center section to allow the AWD drivetrain to bolt up. The thread takes a retrospective view of the […]

Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute – Part 5

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Now we’re up to Part 5, the fabrication is nearing completion and we’re starting to see some fresh colour being laid down. Previous instalments: Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4

Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute – Part 4

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Part 4 is here! In this update we see the cooling system take shape, along with intercooler piping and some interior upgrades. Previous instalments: Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3

Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute – Part 3

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In the third instalment of the Nulon / Impossible Fabrications XR6 Turbo Ute, we see the front end converted to a tube frame setup, and a special one-off exhaust fabricated all the way from manifold to side-pipe. Previous posts: Part 1 – Part 2

Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute – Part 2

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In Part 2 of the Nulon / Impossible Fabrications XR6 Turbo ute, we see the car rolling around on it’s new 300ZX rear end, allowing it to have it’s intricate roll cage fabricated. Click here for Part 1.

Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute – Part 1

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The folks at Nulon and Impossible Fabrications are back with another hybrid creation. If you remember the EG Civic they built a while back, you’ll know they’re no stranger to an angle grinder and welder. That little Civic is now both rear wheel drive and turbo, or basically what you could call an S15 200sx […]

Home Built by Jeff – Porsche 911 [video build]

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Meet Jeff. Jeff is just a regular Aussie bloke; a guy who wants to tinker with cars in his shed and share his progress with whoever wants to see it. I don’t know his work background but he seems to be the kind of guy who can do a bit of everything, and he’s giving it a red hot go […]

1962 Volksrod

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I love a good Volksrod, and if previous posts are anything to go by, so do most of you! Each of the well-modified Beetles I’ve featured have always done well with readers and generated plenty of track-back links to the article. This particular one was only submitted to me very recently, but when I saw […]