Welcome to the site Brett Finger.
The voice of experience talking - "If you want to build hot rods you better make that grumpy wife happy first".
You will learn almost everything you want to know about cars on this site as there is lots of info and opinions here. To get the most out of the site check out the Knowledge Base and use the search function for quick answers to your questions. As well check out the Project Journals for info and inspiration. Glad to have you here and enjoy the site.