Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Interview With Alan Taylor at SEMA discussing the Craftman Comet. If you're paying close attention, disregard the LSX454 footage… we did NOT put an LS motor in the Comet. It's a Roush 427R.

Join us Saturday December 20 at the shop for our 8th Annual Christmas HAMB Soiree and open house! Get together on a cold winter’s night to benchrace and spread some christmas cheer with fellow hot rodders! Please Bring a dish to share. BYOB.

Click here to view the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1469691323277659/?ref=22




Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Craftsman Comet Episode 6, Suspension is now live. Check it out.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

The Paint Spot is doing a great job on the Violent Valiant! Check out these photos fresh from the Paint Booth and Valspar Automotive #valsparauto







Wednesday, October 1, 2014

This friday October 3, is our 3rd annual Iron Invasion Open House from 3-6pm. See some of the neat projects that are underway and bench race.


Episode 5 of the Craftsman Comet on stiffening the body.

Here's Episode 4 on the Teardown of the Craftsman Comet.

Here's Episode 3 on the Craftsman Comet video series, about the car itself.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Episode 2 of the Craftsman Comet video series is now live! Check it out and meet the crew at the shop…

Thursday, August 28, 2014

If you're in Chicagoland, take a trip to Aurora Municipal Airport this weekend to check out EAA - Warbirds of America's B-17 Aluminum Overcast and sign up for a flight. It's well worth the cost and if you're lucky, there will be some WWII veterans on the flight with you. We'll post more photos from our flight so stay tuned!

Click here to book your flight!


Friday, August 22, 2014

Mopar Fans Rejoice

Both the Hot Rod Division and the Skunkworks Division have some pretty cool Mopar projects underway. Which is your favorite?


Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Craftsman Tools, the Comet, and America.

We mentioned that we are building a '65 Comet for Craftsman Tools. Well here is the first video sneak peek… "America". Enjoy and share with your friends. This video series will be a bit different than what has been done in the past.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTbMQbMOuyQ


Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Did you know there is a rare DIECAST version of the Raybestos GTO-R? This one popped up on ebay so we thought we'd pass it along.

Click here for the auction.



Tuesday, August 5, 2014



Craftsman Tools and HRCC/Skunkworks are teaming up to build this awesome 1965 Mercury Comet-R to terrorize the autocross and challenge circuit! The Comet-R will be debuted at SEMA this year in the Craftsman booth, and be on tour for 2015 at a major autocross or challenge event near you! Stay tuned for a link to the Restoration Rollout website link where you can follow along on the build.

Check out our build partners: Nitto Tire, Hurst-Drivelines, Hilborn Fuel Injection, Weld Racing, Tremec Transmissions, C&R Racing, Holley Performance Products, Vfn Fiberglass, Painless Performance Products, Flowmaster Mufflers INC,  Moser Engineering, RideTech, Flaming River Industries, Auto Meter Products, Inc., Wilwood Disc Brakes, Roush Engines

Friday, July 25, 2014

Mjölnir mocked up, ready for the new Skunkworks chassis to be fabricated.