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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

Introducing BIMBO, AKA Project White Bread, Our New Tow Pig Chevrolet Suburban

Well, the $200 Hauler Chevrolet Suburban is officially dead, and my new tow pig is in the driveway. And they couldn’t be more different. The $200 Hauler was black, the new Suburban is...

This 413 Powered 1963 Chrysler 300 Is Uglier Than Sin Dipped In Mysery, But Man That Makes It Cool

During my high school years, Dusty Renteria had one of these Chrysler 300 sedans with a 440 and a set of N50-15 Indy Profiles. I should have known then what my tastes would later turn to, as I always...

Bumper Dragging Small Tire Nova: David Holtgrew’s Wheelstand At The Battle Grudge Race

It sounds weird to say, but there are times on a dragstrip when too much bite actually does exist, and David Holtgrew experienced it first had when his cool small tire Nova stood up at the hit during...

This Flared Datsun 240Z Would Be Pro Touring Fun Like None Other

There is something so cool about Datsun Z cars, and there always has been. No matter whether stock, on the dragstrip with big tires out back, or with giant flares and super wide tires, they are all...

This 1967 Shelby GT500 Mustang Clone Is One Bad Ass Hot Rod

I’m a Chevrolet fan. A diehard Chevrolet fan. And if I was going to own a Ford, a Maverick or Pinto would be the first two on my list. But coming in third would be a 1967 or 1968 Mustang...

This Little Datsun NL320 Pickup Is So Cool We Might Even Leave It Stock

Okay, so we’re lying, but we would seriously TRY not to change this thing at all. We’re pretty sure that wouldn’t last long, but we certainly like this one enough to put the effort...

Hilarious C5 Z06 Ad: DO NOT BUY THIS CAR! Read Why, It Will Have You Laughing Out Loud

Thanks to our friend Dannie Pinard, who like me can’t stop looking at cars for sale even when he has no business buying another one, we have come across the insanely funny ad for a C5 Z06. The...

LIVE Grudge Racing From The Battle At Las Vegas Starts Saturday Afternoon

If you want to see some of the baddest grudge racers the West Coast has to offer, including all the Team Boddie racing crew and their Outlaw 1/8 mile racing association, then tune in LIVE here on...

Give the HOONIGAN Boys A 965 Turbo Porsche And They Break It Trying To Do Burnouts!

We love the folks over at HOONIGAN, they do fun stuff. I mean what’s not to love about donuts, burnouts, and building cool stuff? We have a feeling that we would get into a lot of trouble if we...

The Throwdown In T-Town, Featuring The Midwest Pro Mod Series, LIVE Starting TONIGHT!

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE THROWDOWN IN T-TOWN LIVE STARTING AROUND 6pm CENTRAL ON FRIDAY AND ALL DAY SATURDAY We’re heading to the heartland folks, Osage Casino’s Tulsa Raceway Park to be...

Wheel of Death Starts May 15th! Find Out What Happens When You Run And Engine With No Oil At Full Song

My buddy Richard Holdener is always coming up with funny ideas, and he’s always on the dyno making big power with engine combos of all kinds. Some of them include running junkyard motors with...

Holley LSFest West Photo Coverage, Road Trip, Show, Races, And More.

This is it, our first gallery of photos from last weekend’s Holley LSFest West! We drove up behind the wheel of the Hooker Blackheart 2016 Camaro and hooked up with a bunch of cool cats on the...

We Think This Lawnmower Would Make One Awesome Pit Bike!

A lawnmower? Yeah, but not just any lawnmower. This is a really cool Fairbanks Morse Lawn mower that was marketed towards women in the 1950’s and is an awesome example of early riding...

If We Were Building A Pro Touring Machine Right Now This Would Be It

We’ve said for a long, long, time that nobody in the pro touring world has actually went out and built the ultimate pro touring machine to compete at Optima’s Ultimate Street Car...