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Category Archive: FORD, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Howlin’ Half-Dozen: This Ford Falcon Gets The Job Done With A 4-71 Blown 4.0L Inline-Six!

Inline-sixes were, for the longest time, proof that whoever bought the car originally was either a cheap-ass or wanted fuel economy in my world. Every car that had six pistons in a row that I grew up...

It Ain’t A Fluke: Proof That The 572-Powered Cadillac DeVille Is A Beast!

There are many things we are still trying to sort out about the 2003 Cadillac DeVille we found earlier this week. Things like how they wedged the sledgehammer of a big-block crate Chevrolet under the...

Land Speed Controversy Video: A Cool Look At The Infamous Budweiser Rocket Car And It’s “Supersonic” 1979 Run

There have always been certain controversies in land speed racing over the years. Many of the early ones have been covered in our awesome Salt Beds of Salduro series which picks up again today, but...

Classic YouTube: Clark Griswold Enters The Tuff Truck Competition

If you’ve never thought about taking a car nobody cares about and beating the stuffing clean out of it, then I’m ready to call you a liar. I’ve done it. It’s fun beyond fun,...

Movie Car Chase: A 1971 Aussie Charger Vs. A NASCAR Oldsmobile Square Off In The Movie “Metal Skin”!

Straight off of the bat I have to admit that I know jack-all about the 1994 movie “Metal Skin”. I wasn’t hunting down a car chase scene when I stumbled across this gem…I was...

Morning Symphony: Tearing Across Nebraska In A Monster Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2

Ever find yourself on an open road somewhere that has absolutely no traffic whatsoever and contemplate the consequences of what would happen if you went ahead and had a little fun? Who would know...

Just Doing My Duty: Ripping Burnouts In A Military-Owned Aussie Ford LTD!

During my time in the military, I drove a whole host of vehicles. HMMWVs, the FMTV series of trucks, the huge 8×8 Oshkosh HEMTTs, among others. What did they all have in common? They were all...

Morning Symphony: Thoroughbred Italians Playing In The Snow

The Lamborghini Aventador S’s base price is an eye-watering $402,995. Don’t sweat what you can or can’t buy with that kind of cash…just think about this for a second: if...

Historical Footage: Rod Saboury And His Wild 1953 Corvette At Maple Grove In 1998!

The wildly painted, real-deal 1953 Chevrolet Corvette that wore the license plate “INTHE6S” was the stuff of legends for a young teenager who spent more than his fair share of time...

How To Kill An Afternoon: Racing A Hot-Rodded Lawnmower Against A Volkswagen Beetle!

A racing vehicle, a 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle isn’t. While there are positive aspects worth mentioning when it comes to the iconic VW, acceleration was never, ever going to be a strong suit...

How Does A Brit Enjoy A NASCAR Racer From Behind The Wheel? Check This Out!

Some automotive spectacles don’t exactly translate too well. Auto racing is formed by geographical features and culture. Take NASCAR, for example: geographically, we have plenty of open area...

Roadtripping Across The Country In A Dodge Daytona To Race Some Clapped-Out Beater? We’re Paying Attention!

Last summer, Woodward Avenue saw the second coming of Roadkill Nights. The year prior was the big drag event at the Pontiac Silverdome where *ahem* primate monkey house of automotive hijinks *cough*...

Snow Riding Fun: Blasting Through The Woods In The Middle Of Winter Looks Awesome!

I’m not saying that I miss snow, or that I would want any more than I’ve already seen this winter. It was bad enough that I had to extract Angry Grandpa from the ditch that the Chrysler...

Know Your Enemy: This Unassuming Little Scooter Is Just Crazy Enough To Work!

It happens every time. There are movies and stories about how this works. David versus Goliath. The skinny little kid who takes approximately three seconds of the school bully’s crap before...