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Category Archive: ENGINES, Videos

A 210ci V8 Sounds Pretty Nasty At Almost 10,000 RPM – Indy V8 On The Pump

Here’s a mill we have never seen on the dyno before. The engine is a 3.5L GM Indy V8 that was used in the series about 10 years ago. The engine was being tuned by Shane Tecklenburg in this...

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Classic YouTube: IROC Camaro, Meet IROC Camaro.

No car is more associated with the International Race of Champions series than the Chevrolet Camaro. Not the Porsche 911 RSR, not the Dodge Daytona IROC, not the Dodge Avenger, and not even the...

You Failed: The Right And Very Wrong Way Of Running A Confidence Course In An LMTV!

If you thought teaching a teenager how to drive for the first time was a nerve-wracking experience, sit in the passenger seat as a young soldier prepares to drive something much, much larger than...

Classic YouTube: Pan American’s First 747 Flight Occurred On This Day In 1970

It wasn’t the Concorde, but the Boeing 747 might as well have been when it was rolled out of the hangar in Everett, Washington in September 1968. Compared to the Boeing 707s and Douglas DC-8s...

Morning Symphony: A DZ302-Powered Chevrolet Firenza Can-Am Showing Off

Thought the 302ci small-block Chevy was a Camaro-only unit? Nope. See, in South Africa, touring car racing is very popular, and in the early 1970s, Chevrolet had a problem: the Ford Capri Perana....

Classic YouTube: Chrysler Wasn’t The Only One Messing With Turbines – Check Out This Coal-Powered Oldsmobile!

General Motors walked into the Eighties in a kind of bi-polar state of mind. On the positive side, the downsized B and A/G body cars were a solid strike, the truck line was going well, the Camaro and...

Morning Symphony: The Sounds And Sights Of What “Maximum Attack” Is

You don’t half-ass racing. You just don’t. The point of competitively driving against other people is to prove, without a shadow of a doubt to anybody watching, that you earned that first...

Cleetus and AZN Learn First-Hand How The Police Deal With Hot Rodders In Australia!

We know that Farmtruck and AZN made it over to Australia for the fun and excitement that was Summernats 30, but guess who tagged along? That’s right, America personified, Cleetus McFarland...

It’s Got A Thousand Horsepower (AT THE WHEELS!) And A Thousand Reasons Why It’s Controversial – Jay Leno Checks Out The “Vicious” Mustang!

“It’s a 1965 Ford Mustang fastback…so far from stock, that it’s hilarious.” Well, Leno isn’t wrong on this one. It’s as much a Mustang as Ken Block’s...

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Aussie Sleeper Heaven: Check Out These Ten Subtle Monsters!

We love sleepers. Absolutely love them. And we aren’t just talking about a 10-second Mustang that looks like it’s a 14-second Mustang, either…we love seeing some of the most beserk,...

Morning Symphony: Panteras Around Spa-Francorchamps

I don’t know when an American V8 was first shoved into a European sports car. While I suspect it happened before Carroll Shelby took a look at an AC Ace roadster and went,...

Lightweight Heavyweight: This Remote-Controlled CH-53D Is Killer!

If you’ve never had the opportunity to see a CH-53 of any kind (or it’s Sikorsky S-61 predecessor) in flight, you should. It’s amazing to see what a helicopter that big is capable...

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Wet, Muddy And Awesome: Off-Roading In Western Washington With Subarus!

Not every Subaru is a wicked little STI that makes big horsepower and big noise with a big turbocharger. Not every Subaru is going to be Colin McRae’s Impreza, blasting down fire roads at...

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The Story Of This Lamborghini Miura Is As Incredible As The Car Itself!

Every car has a human element behind it, a story to the car itself. Sure, you can look at the pretty paint, smell the aromas of the interior, and listen to the sound of the exhaust all day long, but...

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