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LA Roadsters Show: More Killer Koupes From The Massive Gathering In Southern California

  Just when you thought we were going to let a sleeping dog lie and not barrage you with more coverage from the 2015 LA Roadsters show, we’re back! Not only are we back but we’re...

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Watch The Brazilian Opala Metal Run 5.33 In The Eighth And The End Up Stopping On A Jungle Path!

The Opala was one of GM Brazil’s most popular models having been produced from 1969 through 1992. Over the years it evolved and changed but through it all, people loved the cars. As has...

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Final Day! Goodwood Festival Of Speed LIVE HERE! Greatest Gathering Of Historic Racers LIVE and Free!

Here’s an amazing opportunity to watch what could be the single most cool automotive event in the world, the Goodwood Festival of Speed. This is the incredible event that is held on a massive...

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Watch This Crazed, Twin-Engine, Turbocharged Bare Chassis Run Low 8s In The Quarter And Terrorize The Streets!

BangShifter John Mac turned us on to what has to be the nuttiest thing built in Canada in the last two decades. From what we can gather, the crew at Turbo Dynamics Canada has taken a stock car...

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A BangShifty Hero With A Lathe, A Mill, and A Welder Built A Radial Engine Out Of VW Stuff Just For Fun

Sometimes stuff just “bubbles up” on the internet. This awesome video is proof of that. Originalyl posted in the late winter/early spring of last year we got a couple of notes via email...

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Mopar Unveils New Drag Pack Challengers – Blown And Naturally Aspirated Combos Available – Look Out Ford And GM!

In a move we have been hotly anticipating since Indy of last year, Mopar has pulled the curtain off a pair of new Challenger Drag Pack options for their sportsman drag racing customers. One is a...

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Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion 2015: Our Non Stop Photo Bash Continues

(Photos by Bryan McTaggart) – Like the LA Roadsters show which was happening over the same weekend, the 2015 Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion drew out an amazing crop of cars. The weather...

LA Roadsters Show: More Killer Koupes From The Massive Gathering In Southern California

  Just when you thought we were going to let a sleeping dog lie and not barrage you with more coverage from the 2015 LA Roadsters show, we’re back! Not only are we back but we’re...

Barnstormin': Off Days and Days Off – A Mental Download After A Hectic Few Months

It has been too long since I put my fingers to the keyboard and pounded out a column. Time management has not exactly been my friend since the early Spring when both the automotive news cycle cranked...

Feature Car: Paul Stefansky’s “Super Stang” Mustang Funny Car

Normally, when you walk around inside the oval track at Beech Bend during the Holley Hot Rod Reunion, you will see pits set up, vendor trucks set up, and a group of historic race cars around the...

Weiand Brings Back The Old-School Style Supercharger Case For 6-71 and 8-71 Blowers!

If you’ve been hunting swap meets for a classic-style 6-71 or 8-71 supercharger case for a small-block Chevy, big-block Chevy or Chrysler 392 Hemi, Weiand has good news: they have reintroduced...

Testing Video: The “Flirtin’ With Disaster” Diesel Drag Dodge Ram Trying Out A New Powerplant

Diesels should not rev to the mid-5,000 RPM range. It just doesn’t seem right, does it? Well, listen and believe, because “Flirtin’ With Disaster”, the Royalty family’s...

Watch The Brazilian Opala Metal Run 5.33 In The Eighth And The End Up Stopping On A Jungle Path!

The Opala was one of GM Brazil’s most popular models having been produced from 1969 through 1992. Over the years it evolved and changed but through it all, people loved the cars. As has...

Question Of The Day: Jeep Rods – Love Them Or Hate Them?

The word “Jeep” is ingrained in Americana. Just the word brings up images of scenes of World War II, Korea, even Vietnam, with soldiers using Jeeps to maneuver around. Or it might bring...

Used Car Lot Refugee: A Stripper Hemi-Powered Ram Shortbed

Do you miss the days of a truly stripped-down, no BS vehicle? Crank windows, cloth seats, and the biggest motor you could possibly get? How about tow packages and deep gears? Yeah…most of those...

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KABOOM! Watch The SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Vaporize Itself On The Way To The International Space Station

Virtually every entity that has ever attempted to fire a rocket into space has blown one up in the process. NASA, the Russian Space Agency, the Europeans, etc. Yesterday’s spectacular failure...

Want To Know What Made Randy Pobst Happy With The Draguar’s Performance? Here’s The Lowdown On The Draguar’s 700hp Mill In The XJ12!

Roadkill’s “Draguar” 1974 Jaguar XJ12 has come a long way from when the guys dropped an even thousand dollars for it in an airport parking lot a few years back The V0rtec small...

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Ride Onboard With Ryan Briscoe During His Airborne Crash At Fontana – That Isn’t How You Want To See The Other Guy

Strong opinions are flying around IndyCar circles regarding pack racing after Ryan Briscoe’s absolutely huge wreck at Fontana. On the closing laps of the race, Juan Pablo Montoya ran up on Ryan...

Someone In California Is Selling A 1965 Corvette Powered By A 392 Chrysler Hemi!

Engine swaps have been the lifeblood of hot rodding since the earliest days of the concept. Dropping an engine of the same make and model but with more horsepower in made heroes of people like Joel...

Action Photos From USCA Optima At Michigan International Speedway!

(Photos Courtesy of Optima Jim/Optima)  We’ve got more on track action photos! You probably haven’t even made it through all of our Bowling Green photos yet, and we’re pumping out...