Archive for the ‘General Car Stuff’ Category

12 Gauge Garage Video + the current state of YouTube

There seems to be a new trend on Youtube of people ripping off every image from a build thread (many of which are plucked from this site along with my post introductions) and uploading them as a slide-show in their entirety. They are generating thousands of views and reaping advertising dollars from other people’s hard work without so […]

2016 Year in Review

Usually at the start of a new year, I’ll put together a “Top 10” post, listing the highest viewed builds for the previous year. You can read some previous ones here: 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015. This year, I thought I’d do something different, since I’ve found that the rating system isn’t really fair for the […]

Top 10 Posts of 2015

I’m back after having a little break over the Christmas/New Year period, so I’d like to thank you for your patience during the down-time, and hope everyone had a great end to the year. I’m feeling refreshed and ready for another great year of builds! I thought I’d throw together a quick post to get things […]

“If only you were nearer” – a road trip tale

If you’re a long-term reader of the site, the name Mystery Machine might ring a bell. I’ve covered a variety of Bruce’s exploits over the years, starting with his Teenage Dirtbag MX5, then the Area 52 communal garage space, and finally a general look at some other projects he was working on. Bruce has been a […]

Social Media Round-up v8

Catch up with the recent postings from the Build Threads social media feed… Facebook Page | Facebook Discussion Group | Twitter Source: Hoonigan   Source: Justin Fox   Source: I Love Berg Cup (Facebook group)   Source: Motordaily (Facebook page)   Source: 1320Video.com   Source: Garage Journal Forums   Source: Fabrication Life   Source: CanalD2M   Source: Engineered To Slide […]

Social Media Round-up v7

Catch up with the recent postings from the Build Threads social media feed… Facebook | Twitter Source: Hot Rod Magazine   Source: The Chronicles Part 1, Part 2.   Source: Mini Truckin Coalition (Facebook)   Source: Ken Oath Customs (Facebook)   Source: Bamse’s Turbo Underpants Facebook / Youtube   Source: The Lowdown   Source: Motordaily (Facebook)   […]

Social-Media Round-up v6

Catch up with the recent postings from the Build Threads social media feed… (now with video!) Facebook | Twitter Source: Iron Hydroxide   Source: The Escape Road – Facebook / Instagram   Source: Build Threads Store   Source: Fox Body Mustangs Tumblr Source: Zen Garage   Source: Roadkill – Facebook / Youtube   Source: Seongbae […]

Project Thunderbolt Completed!

The 12th installment of the Toms Turbo Garage Project Thunderbolt has just been released, which means this build is now complete! CLICK HERE to view the original post with all 12 videos embedded.  

Social-media round-up v5

Catch up with the recent postings from the Build Threads social media feed… (now with video!) Facebook | Twitter Source: Engineered To Slide / FLATS Movie   Source: Build-Threads.com – LS-Powered   Source: Street Machine UK   Source: H.A.M.B Classic Indy Roadsters thread   Source: Speedhunters   Source: Curran Brothers Racing via Pimp Palace Customs […]

Social-media round-up v4

Catch up with the recent postings from the Build Threads social media feed… Facebook | Twitter Source: Speedhunters   Source: Iron & Air   Source: Build-Threads.com (1953 Business Coupe)   Source: Engineered to Slide   Source: Build Threads Communal Garage   Source: Build-Threads.com (1UZFE MKII Supra)   Source: Build-Threads.com (Subaru Legacy RS Type RA)   […]