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Hacks of the Week: Hose Clamp Lowering Kit and Vice Grip Engine Mount

The only proper way to lower a car is to use the proper pieces: lowering springs, spindles, etc. But for every car you’ll see done right, I’ll find you ten that have been done in a...

Question Of The Day: In The Spirit Of Halloween, What Car Scares You The Most?

Yeah, it seems I’ve covered this track before. We know the famous cars from the movies that haunted us: The Duel Peterbilt, Christine, The Car, The Wraith. But that’s not what I’m...

Sweedish Auto Magazine Calls Out Honda’s CR-V As A FWD, Not AWD, For The Second Time

As any of our Nordic readers can tell you, snow and ice are concerns that must be addressed when it comes to vehicle choice. And like anyone will tell you, if you buy a product and it doesn’t...

Retro Clip: The Final Race Scene From “King Of The Mountain”…Porsche Versus Corvette On Mulholland Drive

As soon as I saw the thumbnail picture for this YouTube clip, I knew I had to watch it. There’s something about a ragged out 1960’s Corvette, hoodless, on slot mags and with primer spots,...

V8 Van Does Burnout, Gets Dizzy, Falls Over Sick And Pukes At The Crowd

Anyone who has surfed YouTube with “Aussie Burnout” in the search bar (or is Australian) has probably seen this particular  van before. Nicknamed “TOASTR”, the micro machine...

Lingenfelter Performance Engineering Releases New Nitrous Control Center – Fully Stand Alone, On-Board And PC Programmable

The boys at the Lingenfelter Performance Engineering skunkworks have been busy this year and the proof is in the form of this NCC-002 Nitrous Control Center which is a follow up on one of LPE’s...

This Is Our Kind Of Drift Machine: Hot Rodded 1946 Seagrave Fire Truck Spins Smokey Donuts For Fun

It is Saturday and therefore we can run a fun little video that features a dream vehicle for lunatics like me, anyway. This is a bobbed, chopped down, slammed, repowered, and otherwise unrecognizable...

BUY IT NOW! 1987 Yugo Powered By 180hp Snowmobile Engine Mounted In The Rear – 100% BangShift Approved Insanity

This thing is so far past hack Yugo jokes, it isn’t even funny. How about a brilliant and kind of weird homebuilt hot rod that uses the car’s tin can light weight in its favor and uses...

2014 California Hot Rod Reunion: Doorslammers and Nothing But Doorslammers At Famoso

If all anyone wanted to do at the drag strip was to get to the finish line in the most consistent and efficient way possible, the world would be awash with dragsters and that would be a boring world....

Drag Action Photos From The Kontinentals Car Club Day Of The Drag Race – So Much Cool Stuff

(Photos by Bob Paxton) – For 13 years the Kontinentals car club has been putting on an awesome weekend of old school drag racing at Little River Dragway and after rain pushed them off their...

The Redneck Video To End All Redneck Videos – Guy Gets Launched From Truck Bed While “Logging With A 350 Chevy”

The words you need to pay attention to in this video are, “Hold on, let’s let Zack…” because while the guy doesn’t complete the sentence, we’re virtually certain...

This GMC V12 Powered Farmall Tractor Looks Killer, Sounds Mean, And Seems To Have Zero Practical Applications

  The 702ci GMC V12 was a torque making, fuel chugging monster that certainly had its place in history and the fact that there are still a bunch of them floating around today certain speaks to...

The Mystery Of The Foss Lake Camaro And 1952 Chevy Is Solved – Remains Identified From Decades Old Disappearances

It was in September of 2013 when we told you about the bizarre story of the cars (and bodies) discovered at the bottom of Foss Lake in Oklahoma (CLICK HERE TO SEE THE STORY). Law enforcement...

Epic Save: Watch This Mustang Mechanic Use Jackie Chan Like Skills To Save It From Certain Death

When our buddy Jay sent us the link to this video of a Mustang being saved yesterday, I watched it twice, about fell out of my chair both times, and then forwarded it to Brian immediately. 30 seconds...