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We Fabricate Some Cool Casters For Our 9 Inch Housing To Help Move A Project Around The Shop

Sometimes just moving a project around the shop can be a giant pain in the ass, especially with limited space like I have. Like most of you at home, I have to move one project around to get the other...

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2017 Buffalo Motorama Gallery: Like Buffalo Area Hot Rodders, This One Keeps Getting Better and Better

(By Mike Brooks) – Mike Brooks and Jose Ferrer have been hustling lately! From The Piston Powered Auto-Rama to this collection of images from the 2017 Buffalo Motorama, their trigger fingers...

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2017 Piston Power Auto-Rama Gallery: The Coolest Show In America Is Back! Anything With Pistons!

(Photos by Jose Ferrer) – When we heard that Jose Ferrer and Mike Brooks were heading back to the 2017 Piston Power Auto-Rama we were excited. Why? Basically because this is the coolest show...

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Shelby GT350 Owners File Class Action Lawsuit Against Ford For Limp Mode Mustangs

Lawsuits against automakers are nothing new, but when the lawsuit is claiming that a car they build is not capable of performing on the track as promised, that’s something worth paying...

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Watch Dax Shepard, Star Of The New CHiPs Movie Make Some Lot Laps In The Big Red Camaro

Now this is pretty cool! Word has leaked out over the last week or so that the iconic Big Red Camaro was about to hit the big screen. As it turns out, the car will be seen in the CHiPs move being...

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Introducing Project Brutha Of A Cellah Dwellah – Another Kart Joins The Fleet And This One Is Racy

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, we’re back with another winter kart project! Since last year’s was dubbed the Cellar Dweller and since Tom’s brother Jack ponied up...

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We Fabricate Some Cool Casters For Our 9 Inch Housing To Help Move A Project Around The Shop

Sometimes just moving a project around the shop can be a giant pain in the ass, especially with limited space like I have. Like most of you at home, I have to move one project around to get the other...

This Video Featuring 15 Ford Truck Ads From 1976 Is Non-Stop Greatness!

A lot of things have changed in the world since 1976. Political climates, gas prices, fuel economy standards, styling, and performance are all vastly different from what they were then. Some things...

Give Yourself The Green Light: This 1954 GM Film Was Made To Lobby For The Interstate Highway System

The Interstate Highway System forever changed this country but it wasn’t as big a slam dunk in the beginning as you’d expect. Ultimately, the vision that Eisenhower had came to fruition...

Hot Shot’s Secret Announced As Title Sponsor Of 2017 NHRDA Season – Well Known Brand Is Official Additive

It is always great news when a racing series can announce a title sponsor and for 2017 the National Hot Rod Diesel Association has granted that honor to Hot Shot’s Secret. Diesel fans know...

Bad News: Sacramento Raceway Property For Sale – Track Doomed In 2020?

Well this is crummy stuff to be telling you on a Tuesday. It seems that Sacramento Raceway, a track that has been in operation for more than 50 years is in some big trouble. According to a story...

2017 Buffalo Motorama Gallery: Like Buffalo Area Hot Rodders, This One Keeps Getting Better and Better

(By Mike Brooks) – Mike Brooks and Jose Ferrer have been hustling lately! From The Piston Powered Auto-Rama to this collection of images from the 2017 Buffalo Motorama, their trigger fingers...

Some Days, You Just Need To Go Jump Some Sand Dunes In A Cheap Short Bus!

Running in the sand dunes is just good fun, there’s no way around that. Get an orange flag, get some paddle tires, and go out and romp to your heart’s content. What would you take? Quad?...

2017 Piston Power Auto-Rama Gallery: The Coolest Show In America Is Back! Anything With Pistons!

(Photos by Jose Ferrer) – When we heard that Jose Ferrer and Mike Brooks were heading back to the 2017 Piston Power Auto-Rama we were excited. Why? Basically because this is the coolest show...

This Nissan Silvia Drift Car Got Sent To The Strip – Nines At Over 140 MPH!

A turbocharged LS-powered Nissan Silvia that has been stripped to bare essentials is more than likely set up for one trick: drift. And they do it well…we’ve seen at LS Fest how stable...

Cool Old Junk Gallery: We Hit A Farm Auction And Found Engines, Trucks, and BangShifty Stuff

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – It’s been said farmers never throw anything away. Some take it a step further and collect stuff, like the late Lloyd Larson. I don’t need an...

eBay Find: This 1976 Ford B-100 Is For The Classic Ford Fan Who Was Jealous Of The Suburban!

Prior to the arrival of the Ford Expedition, if you wanted a Ford sports-utility, you had to deal with two doors and a removable roof, period. Nothing against the Bronco in any of it’s forms,...

Barnstormin’: How The Sausage Is Made

(Photo by Chuck Danbom) – There’s an old saying out there that goes something like, “You never want to see how the sausage is made.” The point being that while you may enjoy...

Top 11: Special Edition Models That Never Appeared (But Should Have!)

The special edition models…what better way is there to tart up an ordinary car for sales? Many cars sold past and present rely on the special models to keep up the sales momentum after launch,...

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NHRA Gatornationals Pro Mod Action Photos: A Wild, Record Setting Weekend In Florida

(Photos by David Whealon – DWPhotos) – It’s ON! That’s right, the 2017 J&A Service Pro Mod series is officially underway and it all got started in fine style at the...