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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: Spectacular Ford Drag Team Video From 1969

We like ending our Fridays with the well known “Parting Shift” blog items and today is no different. Because this is the week of sweet big blocks and several of them have been Fords, we...

Get Edelbrock Fueled: Buy An Edelbrock Pro-Flo 3 EFI System And Get $300 Back

Edelbrock is mighty proud of their Pro-Flo 3 EFI System and to show off just how proud, they are offering a $300 rebate for anyone who buys one between May 1 and June 31, 2017. The coolest part is...

Action Photos: Outlaw Fuel Altered Association/ Southwest Heritage Racing Association OK Spring Nostalgia Nationals

(Words and photos by Brad Klaassen) – Springtime in Oklahoma always means two things, the wind is going to blow and two of the coolest old school nostalgia racing associations, based in north...

Redemption No Prep In Houston: Action And Pit Images Featuring The Small Tire Heroes At The 2017 NHRA Spring Nationals

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – When the NHRA announced that they would be having a select group of  Shannon Morgan’s Redemption No-Prep cars at the 2017 Spring Nationals at Royal Purple...

Time Warp: This Insanely Clean 1987 Chevrolet Dually With A Blown 454 Needs Some “Decontenting”

So, wow. Right? You are probably thinking the same stuff we are. Firstly you were struck by the fact that this truck is one of the cleanest square body, later 1980s Chevy dually trucks you had ever...

Celebrating The “Other” 428 On 4/28 – A Video Bonanza Of Pontiac 428 Power Shredding Tires And Spinning Dynos

Since today is 4/28 you probably saw this coming, well maybe not THIS coming, but at least some kind of tribute to the 428ci engine, right? Because everyone and their brother will be talking Ford...

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The Ford 428 Needs To Be Recognized On 4/28 – It’s The Right Thing To Do

The mighty Ford 428! This has been one of the most hot rodded engines in the Ford world since it hit the streets in a few different forms in the late 1960s. While only one ci larger than the 427 FE...

MORE: ENGINES, Videos

These Guys Are Playing Our Favorite Game! Hang A 6V53 Detroit Diesel From A Chain And Rev The Crap Out Of It!

There are certain games that we just cannot get enough of. Checkers, tag, pin the tail on the donkey, rev the crap out of the 6V53 Detroit Diesel as it hangs from a chain, you know the classics!...

Total Brutality: Ride Along Inside This Hairy 1969 427 Corvette As It Battles Other Muscle Greatness

Being that today is 427 we thought it only appropriate to show off this hairy 1969 427 Corvette road race car pounding Road Atlanta into submission. This is the Corvette of Jody O’Donnell and...

Barnstormin’: Lawyerin’ – Everyone’s Pleading Their Case At All Times In Drag Racing

One of my favorite all-time Saturday Night Live skits starred the amazing Phil Hartman as Andy Griffith’s character Matlock. For those of you who have no idea who Matlock was, the character was...

Watch This Sand Rail Pull A Massive Power Wheelie Across Water – Physics Be Damned!

We have shown you Jeeps skittering over water, we have shown you trucks capsizing and sinking into the water, and we have shown you people floating across the water in makeshift junk over the years...

Great News: AutoMeter DashLink System For Apple iOS Has Been Released!

Great news iOS users, you can now have the power of the AutoMeter DashLink System! If you are unfamiliar with DashLink just think of it in these terms. For $150 you can have the full data logging...

More Drag Racing Action Photos From Byron Dragway – Cool Cars Testing and Tuning

(Photos by Greg Rourke) – Here’s an admission for you. I love test and tune days. I used to love them as an announcer and I love them on the rare occasion I can sneak off to one with my...

This Rambler American Has A Turbocharged Jeep 4.0L Inlinx Six, A T-5, And Our Admiration

This is so BangShifty we can hardly stand it. Thanks to Erich Von Dussen we have this amazingly clean and awesome Rambler American to show you. On the outside the thing has 100% factory looks with...