S14 Drift/Shred Car Built From a $500 Shell: Danger Dan's Not-So-Secret Recipe!

Danger Dan’s always working on, fixing, or building cars for everyone here at Hoonigan - except himself. So we said hey Dan - TREAT YO SELF. So he did, you’re here to witness it from the beginning: building up a fun/reliable shred car from scratch, with some fabrication and build lessons along the way.
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  1. Hoonigan Project Cars

    Hoonigan Project Cars

    Mês atrás

    What would you choose to build for your $500 Shred Car?

    • Jerome Irving

      Jerome Irving

      2 dias atrás

      Infiniti M45 awd converted to manual trans

    • ilya Shelest

      ilya Shelest

      9 dias atrás

      1973 Mercedes 250se or 300d coupe with a 1j or 2j or ls

    • Rafael Flores Roman

      Rafael Flores Roman

      13 dias atrás

      Foxbody mustang

    • Gordy Kilcollins

      Gordy Kilcollins

      16 dias atrás

      Cheap?=LINCOLN LS! Swap to MANUAL

    • Nick Kautz

      Nick Kautz

      18 dias atrás

      There isn't much worth driving for $500 , but I did build an e36/5.0/t5 330rwhp for about $3000. Caged race car

  2. Tyler Marshall

    Tyler Marshall

    10 dias atrás

    Anyone know where to find the song used? Was slick!

  3. 321JKilla


    18 dias atrás

    @DangerDan. Need to try spray appliance epoxy on the underbody of ur "Krylon Koupe" extremely durable for $6-7/ can.

  4. 프라만드는두부차빌런


    21 dia atrás

    S14? Rocket bunny boss kit? ??? PROFIT!!!

  5. This One Time

    This One Time

    22 dias atrás

    I fucking love dans work man. But I watch these all the time and think man there so much better tooling out there to get a great product hahah I wish I had a direct line I could recommend things. Anyway, great work

  6. Qasem Bino

    Qasem Bino

    23 dias atrás

    What happend to the BMW E36??

  7. Anthony Hobbs

    Anthony Hobbs

    24 dias atrás

    Talk about getting shit done!!

  8. Stefanovitc61


    24 dias atrás

    The Light in this garage is so good ...

  9. Alan Tognetti

    Alan Tognetti

    24 dias atrás

    Dan is literally a god...

  10. Sam Crowther

    Sam Crowther

    24 dias atrás

    Full series on Dan? I'd watch it

  11. Ben Williams

    Ben Williams

    24 dias atrás

    Dan actually fixes cars, Brad the resident junkie just breaks shit and makes hoonigan look bad oh and he's f##king illiterate. Hoonigan is lucky to have Dan

  12. Octavio Rodriguez-Ortiz

    Octavio Rodriguez-Ortiz

    25 dias atrás

    What methods will you use to register the vehicle?

  13. Ramon Villa

    Ramon Villa

    25 dias atrás

  14. Sebastien Robillard

    Sebastien Robillard

    25 dias atrás

    Hey Hoonigan to remove tar floor use dry ice

  15. driojal


    25 dias atrás

    I need Dan's help to make my 73 Datsun pickup be a killer mini truck.

  16. Sir Dirt Leg

    Sir Dirt Leg

    26 dias atrás

    DAN is the MAN!!!



    26 dias atrás

    16:20 what’s happening with the Holden Ute. When will that come out to the new skid pad?

  18. flyinfester


    26 dias atrás

    When you had the subframe out why did you not move the rack forward 30mm?

  19. PhunkBustA


    27 dias atrás

    do i have to send dan a pitch/thread gauge, asif he doesnt have one :P

  20. クウデレ-


    27 dias atrás

    no lie, love watching the dirty work on projects like this.

  21. CarGuy87


    27 dias atrás

    DAN you are the man! Mad respect for doing your own work bro.

  22. joe Henry

    joe Henry

    27 dias atrás

    You da man dan

  23. Jeremy hare

    Jeremy hare

    27 dias atrás

    Damn Dan. What's up with that del sol and s2k front clip lol

  24. Richard R

    Richard R

    27 dias atrás

    hell yeah! glad he gets one

  25. P51 Sleeper

    P51 Sleeper

    27 dias atrás

    $500 s14? Did i hear that right?

  26. Anthony Cimato

    Anthony Cimato

    27 dias atrás

    I’m doing a 2jzgte vvti build in my s14 currently. This vid is awesome and super helpful. Please make more!!!



    27 dias atrás

    I heard that music is sus

  28. Sadiq Hameed

    Sadiq Hameed

    27 dias atrás

    What about BMX e36??

  29. J.


    27 dias atrás

    Garaaage Garag..... wait a minute!!!?? edit: quite liked the messy episode Dan, not a problem. Great to see the whole process.

  30. Andrea De bona

    Andrea De bona

    28 dias atrás

    Guys can you mention as well how much you spend for each component every time you do a new build? Thank you from italy

  31. JDM Hunter

    JDM Hunter

    28 dias atrás


  32. ricedelivery. cz

    ricedelivery. cz

    28 dias atrás

    Love this Dans project car (y)

  33. Ben binauea

    Ben binauea

    28 dias atrás

    Like the vid but music got me sleepy

  34. Norbitt Fernando

    Norbitt Fernando

    28 dias atrás

    Best intro yet! Got those old school Tony Hawk pro skater feels

  35. Dark Slayer

    Dark Slayer

    28 dias atrás

    Damn why the sun roof lmao

  36. gerald deus

    gerald deus

    28 dias atrás

    Dan the man

  37. Wonka999


    28 dias atrás

    I love that you guys are actually really building personal vehicles , I have come very close to offering scotto a VW G60 supercharged corrado since he loves German vehicles and lots of other odd balls but have a feeling that the vehicle will show up driving and then just be tucked away or something is going on to happen ( I personally don't like German vehicles ) I live in a small town and don't want to see it go to shit in someone else's hands and personally see it driving around my local town

  38. Alessandro Costa

    Alessandro Costa

    28 dias atrás

    I wanna see moree

  39. Icyes21


    28 dias atrás

    Hey, Danger Dan, good to see you working on your own project finally! Can't wait to see the finished results. I'm sure it'll be freakin awesome! When you get done, you oughta take a trip out to Kentucky and help me finish my inline 6 powered 68 mustang road course/drift car! Some professional help would be much appreciated! Lol

  40. meep


    28 dias atrás

    What a piece of shit car! Massively bent to shit. Dan's time is worth more than all those busted parts are worth to fix. Can't find replacements in the state of California? I call bullshit.

  41. Brad Suiter

    Brad Suiter

    28 dias atrás

    Reliable and R154 arent 2 things you usually hear in the same sentence....

  42. Fernando Verduzco

    Fernando Verduzco

    28 dias atrás

    Man I need to build me an s14 soon :/

  43. KYMXER59


    28 dias atrás

    What happened to the dual purpose LS swapped BMW?

  44. Rad Boy99

    Rad Boy99

    28 dias atrás

    Pull out ur side windows and shave the door panels.

  45. Christian T. Peralta

    Christian T. Peralta

    28 dias atrás

    That was a phenomenal video. Very informative and practical. Dope track too. Keep this wave going.

  46. 5 1

    5 1

    28 dias atrás

    Danger dan needs his own channel 🤭🤷‍♂️👀

  47. Manel Pelayo

    Manel Pelayo

    28 dias atrás

    Song name?

  48. dakota keyt

    dakota keyt

    28 dias atrás

    You guys need to each get a black s14 but each with a different combination of engine tranny and diff and what not and then bang doors together

  49. Toben De Haan

    Toben De Haan

    28 dias atrás

    Why did Dan keep the strut towers in while working on the frame? I could be wrong, but that seems like a big inconvenience to me. You have to take it out anyway to put a full suspension kit in anyways, right?

  50. Reece Motorsports

    Reece Motorsports

    28 dias atrás

    I thought the purple LS E36 was your drift car / Mash car?

  51. snakezulu7


    28 dias atrás

    Danger Dan driving his danger ram van. Dajiban is rad.

  52. Lee humphrey

    Lee humphrey

    28 dias atrás

    What happened to your E 36 V8 M3

  53. Francis st-pierre

    Francis st-pierre

    28 dias atrás

    Love the build! Doing same setup im gonna lurn in your video

  54. Justin Powell 's fox body channel

    Justin Powell 's fox body channel

    28 dias atrás

    Foxbody mustang 5.0

  55. M1CKss


    29 dias atrás

    $500 s14, wish I could find that here in Florida. If it's that low of a price its 60% rust, 25% bondo and 15% metal lol

  56. joeymustang


    29 dias atrás

    Dan, what happened to the M3?

  57. sfayer90


    29 dias atrás

    So stoked Dan is building his own car

  58. David Kutschke

    David Kutschke

    29 dias atrás

    I'm just impressed he found an S chassis for $500. Drift tax is real yo.

  59. Xeanus


    29 dias atrás

    Australian friends? Is Dan a secret MCM fan? lol

  60. Werdna Dracip

    Werdna Dracip

    29 dias atrás

    I'd love to see Danger Dan, Mechanical Stig, and Turbo Yoda all team and build what would be a sick ride.

  61. MadCarTK


    29 dias atrás

    10:59 Clark Kent 11:02 Super Man

  62. whitebear96


    29 dias atrás

    where is that purple beemer anyways? wasnt that build to shred?

  63. xZach Rigglebyx

    xZach Rigglebyx

    29 dias atrás

    Danger Dan's tool of choice: hammer - to, you know, bang it out a bit.

  64. Mindiej93


    29 dias atrás

    anyone know the song starting at 4:58?

  65. Jonjetlee Wayne

    Jonjetlee Wayne

    29 dias atrás

    will someone please buy dan a lime green atd service cart for like 600$ this dood is such a bad ass and all his tools are on the floor and it makes me wanna cry i just bought a atd cart for my self at work and we dont have alot of room and its pretty big yet i can push it around i even push it outside to diagnose no starts and stuff it would be perfect for dan

  66. Danimal 86

    Danimal 86

    29 dias atrás

    so what happened to the purple BMW with the sick twin TB intake LS in it? why dont we ever see it?

  67. Jake Eisler

    Jake Eisler

    29 dias atrás

    Danger Dan is one hell of a guy.

  68. Vestiphobia


    29 dias atrás

    Is that a Holden ute lurking in the background? Also this build is awesome cheers for the content!

  69. vape gods

    vape gods

    29 dias atrás

    if you like vape take a look at me channel ❤️❤️

  70. Kam new

    Kam new

    29 dias atrás

    this is the build we’ve been waiting for

  71. jay jorgensen

    jay jorgensen

    29 dias atrás

    whats the background beat cause its fuego lol

  72. GRoad


    29 dias atrás

    I ordered a sweatshirt just because I enjoy watching Dan work his magic.

  73. Phillip Jack

    Phillip Jack

    29 dias atrás

    Leave the sunroof and have a little street car would be mint to have on a drift car make it work perfect would be soooo cool please do it

  74. _Hurtubise.inc_


    29 dias atrás

    Holy. Dan got more done in two days then ive got done in two years on my s13 drift build. While youre reading this random people Check out my insta: hurtubise.nathan for stuff on my cars or my s13 build

  75. MLChristopher


    29 dias atrás

    Thumbs Up if you like Danger Dan dropping knowledge on us regular guys.

  76. Vok250


    29 dias atrás

    Where I live that shell would be listed as "$5000 firm no low bailers I no what I got!" and the floor would be rusted out.

  77. paul savage

    paul savage

    29 dias atrás

    o0o0o dans trending on youtube

  78. Germ dontdie

    Germ dontdie

    29 dias atrás

    Where the f*#@ is the bmw

  79. Kyle Mink

    Kyle Mink

    29 dias atrás

    Wouldn't want to sell the radio harness if it's any good would you?

  80. TheFlyinlow23


    29 dias atrás

    This music gives me serious Gran Tourismo 4 Vibes

  81. Maverna


    29 dias atrás

    No rack relocation?

  82. Mike Yankov

    Mike Yankov

    29 dias atrás

    Dan , you have a hoonigan name for the car ??

  83. Adrian


    29 dias atrás

    Link for the music?

  84. Adrian Contreras

    Adrian Contreras

    29 dias atrás

    What about ShartCart?😢

  85. Greasy Style

    Greasy Style

    29 dias atrás

    OMG Dan is soooo cute..... oh and talented

  86. Garrett White

    Garrett White

    29 dias atrás

    Dan's gonna smash on all you weenies.

  87. The Nirvash E74L

    The Nirvash E74L

    29 dias atrás

    Love the longer video. Keep em comin!

  88. DeadPool2231


    29 dias atrás

    Even in that shape cars like that are $3000-5000 I would love to just go grab a bad ass car for $500

  89. Billy Tiburcio

    Billy Tiburcio

    29 dias atrás


  90. Jovany M

    Jovany M

    29 dias atrás

    Yesss. I wanna see more of danger dans build. Im excited to see how its gonna turn out

  91. Paul Morris

    Paul Morris

    29 dias atrás

    Why do people tube the front end?

  92. Vok250


    29 dias atrás

    You should throw a dorito spinny boi in a Mazda2 sedan. I've heard they handle really well (Fiesta chasis), but are gutless. Mean looking little cars that deserve a big power bump. Kind of like the old VW bug, but not RWD obviously.

  93. Wind of change

    Wind of change

    29 dias atrás

    Going 2J ? Genuinely surprised this is not yet another LS swap. Not to mention dan has to be one of my favourite Hoonigans, those two things combined make me hella excited for this build. Can't wait, to see this thing come together.

  94. Brandy Wilson

    Brandy Wilson

    29 dias atrás

    This is awesome! Made quick work of that. Can’t wait to see him smash vins door

  95. ABombs100


    29 dias atrás

    I can't wait for Dan to shit on Vin's s14! It's definitely going to be a much better build and he's got the right motor un like Vin's hunk of shit lol

  96. pintobeanssk8


    29 dias atrás

    Lol let me go pick up some interior pieces I’ll pick it up 😂

  97. Gregory McWilliams

    Gregory McWilliams

    29 dias atrás

    What are you doing with that gauge cluster? My s14s is dead and I could definitely take it off your hands if you don’t intend to use it. Love this build. Subscribing just for this.

  98. boost_is_happiness


    29 dias atrás

    2jz + r154 is nice , i have that in my e30 . wouldnt have it any other way

  99. Maffi Lu

    Maffi Lu

    29 dias atrás

    the music - so relaxo

  100. Raymond R

    Raymond R

    29 dias atrás

    What happened to the BMW you guys build it's so sick

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