Out With The Bad Engine...

After getting my Project Van Hell '66 Dodge A100 last weekend, I was a bit apprehensive about removing its rod-knockitty engine through the doors. I've done plenty of engine swaps, but never out of a mid-engined van. No problem! » 9/25/10 1:00pm 9/25/10 1:00pm

What Paint Job Would Be Best For a Custom Dodge A100 Sportsman?

I haven't yet figured out how I'll paint my latest Project Van Hell acquisition, which means I need to do some serious brainstorming. You can help! » 9/11/10 1:00pm 9/11/10 1:00pm

Because Life Without a Custom Van Isn't Worth Living!

With the 20R Sprite project awaiting its new rear suspension at Evil Genius Racing and a lot of unused parking space at my new home in Denver, I was feeling the Project Car Hell Jones something terrible! » 9/11/10 11:00am 9/11/10 11:00am

1966 Volkswagen Transporter

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Remember the Veggie Tales Fiat 500? Here's a Transporter that parks on the same block. » 7/25/10 9:00am 7/25/10 9:00am

What Will Be On Your Custom Van's Mural?

I've got a Custom Van Pact with several friends; if any one of us obtains a custom van, all the others must get one as well. Early Econoline with a 6" chop and 460 for me, of course. » 5/16/10 1:00pm 5/16/10 1:00pm

The Greatest Judgemobile Of All Time

What else needs to be said? The Angry Hamster Z600 team loaned us the Short Bus, and you'll need a tactical nuke to blast us out of it. No, we can't do wheelies, because there are no seat backs. » 5/08/10 1:00pm 5/08/10 1:00pm

Crazy Japanese Build Serial Killer Vans For The Race Track: Dajiban!

When Japanese gearheads get obsessed with a certain type of vehicle, they tend to go all-out. For example, take your archetypal serial-killer/molester Detroit van- what more could be painted on this canvas? » 2/27/10 6:00pm 2/27/10 6:00pm

Holy Nickelbag Twin-Ghettocharged GMC Van Takes To The Street, Sounds…

When we last saw the Snoopy's Quest For The Holy Nickelbag race van, it wasn't quite running. Did you think this fine racin' machine would launch all its rods into the next county the first time it fired up? Wrong! » 2/07/10 11:00am 2/07/10 11:00am

The 1978 Chevy Van Has The Potential Of Becoming Something... Very…

This magician dude might as well pop Fool For The City into the 8-track and start tokin' on his Carbonga™ Mobile Bong, because that custom paint job has no business on a van that will be hauling serious cargo. » 11/28/09 12:00pm 11/28/09 12:00pm

Chevy Vanamino Spins Bearing, Not Giving Up

Actually, the fried small-block bearing happened during practice last night, but the engine of the Snoopy's Quest For The Holy Nickelbag Chevy Vanamino is still scattered all over the mud at the moment. » 10/03/09 4:00pm 10/03/09 4:00pm

Primered, Chong-Autographed, 3-On-The-Tree Chevy Van May Be Best Motor…

We can't even fit half the great things about this van in the title! It's also got a household air conditioner (with generator) and authentic 1970s red-white-and-blue shag carpet in the back! » 9/27/09 1:30pm 9/27/09 1:30pm

1978 Chevrolet Chevy Van 20

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. What, more than two years of DOTS and no custom vans yet? » 9/06/09 9:00am 9/06/09 9:00am

The Worst— Or Maybe The Best— Custom Van Theme Ever: Kidnapper Van!

Back in the 70s, your vans with Hawaiian Sunset, Mars Base, and Aztec Sacrifice airbrush murals came a dime a dozen. Here's a custom van that must have turned some heads in its time! » 6/20/09 10:30am 6/20/09 10:30am

PCH, Not Your Usual Custom Van Edition: Thames Freighter or Tempo…

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! After seeing the Johnson Messenger CB Telephone, we're saying 10-4 to custom van projects! » 3/15/09 11:00am 3/15/09 11:00am

DOTS-O-Rama Sunday, San Francisco Edition: Torino, Tradesman, Sapporo,…


This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Next up are some high-quality photographs, courtesy of Wimbles. » 2/15/09 12:00pm 2/15/09 12:00pm

A Triumvirate Of Vintage Trucks Down On The San Jose Street

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. DodgePolara500 has found two Dodges and a Jeep for us. » 2/05/09 4:00pm 2/05/09 4:00pm

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: Brain-Meltingly Awesome Custom Van For…

The 30 grand 1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT was sent packing to Booth Number Two by the voice of the mob, but what will the voters make of this 1979 Dodge Shag Van? » 12/23/08 8:00am 12/23/08 8:00am

Jaguar E Type, Custom Van Coexist Peacefully Down On The NYC Street

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition » 9/12/08 2:40pm 9/12/08 2:40pm, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the . We're heading , where shot this interesting pair of vehicles for us a couple months back. Yes, a vintage XKE and a jaw-dropping van that rivals even for the world-record Custom Van…

PCH, Fry In Econoline Hell Edition: 4x4 or Slammed?

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! The last time we ventured into El Infierno Del Coche, we experienced the joy of electrical fires and short vehicle range in the Arc-Weld Your Soul challenge. That one was a close race, but… » 7/30/08 5:20pm 7/30/08 5:20pm