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This Twin Engine Tiburon Is A 10-Second Drag Machine And A Tire Killer Like None Other

When we ran the feature on Turbo Dynamics’ twin-engined and turbocharged Pontiac Grand Prix GTP, we knew that there had to be more twin-engined freaks that would come out of the woodwork, and we...

1970s NHRA Sanair Action Photos – Never Before Published Images From Le Grand National!

(Photos by Bob Boudreau) – Sanair Super Speedway in Canada was a longtime host of NHRA national events. The longstanding name was Le Grand National (then followed by a company’s name like...

Looks Can Be Deceiving! This Craigslist 1978 Pinto Wagon Project Looks Like A Mess But Is It Hiding Something Cool?

Looks can be deceiving. When Ron Ward sent me the link for this 1978 Pinto wagon, I saw baby-blue, primer, some bodywork that was best described as “cringeworthy” and wheels I wouldn’t put on a...

Video: How To Scare The Hell Out Of Your Girlfriend At A Diesel Dyno Day With A Well Placed Waste Gate

Here’s a little dyno related humor to kick off your Thursday morning. While Chad and I are both on the way to LS Fest in Bowling Green, Kentucky there are cool motorsports and gearhead events...

New Parts: Hedman Debuts MID-LENGTH HEADERS FOR C10 & C20 PICKUPS

Chevrolet trucks from the late 1960s through the late 1980s are one of the great shared platforms in hot rodding. These trucks were built by the millions and car still be had for cheap. They are...

This Video Of A 40,000HP B-36 Peacemaker Taking Off Is Way Cool

The Convair B-36 Peacemaker still stands as one of the most giant planes ever built. It still IS the largest piston driven airplane ever built as well as the largest combat aircraft ever. Packing six...

This 1983 Cadillac Fleetwood Flower Car Is Begging To Be Made Into A Hot Rod – How Would You Build It?

Nothing freaks out the neighbors quite like parking a car normally used for a funeral in the driveway, does it? Even if it isn’t the car that actually carried the body, just knowing that your daily...

Craziest Car Engine Ever? The Crankshaft Is Stationary And The Engine Rotates Around It! The Adams-Farwell

I have to thank NHRA announcer-extrodinare Alan Reinhart for the tip on this amazing video of what is probably the craziest automotive engine ever actually running. This is an Adams-Farwell rotating...

Watch This Wheelstanding Smart Car Run 12s And Lay Waste To Mustangs – Hilarity On The Strip!

Smart Cars have been featured many times on these pages. Usually held up to ridicule, as well they should be. We’ve operated shopping carts that were more exciting than a Smart Car. If you read...

Watch 1979 NHRA Top Fuel Champ Rob Bruins And His Wife Get Stopped And Held At Gunpoint By Police Because Of A Typo

And the hits just keep on coming for highway patrol officers these days. This time we’re on the highway in Las Vegas, Nevada and we’re watching 1979 NHRA Top Fuel champion Rob Bruins and...

Hyundai Completes New Crane Vessel Capable Of Lifting 20,000,000 lbs….On The Water….By Itself – The Hyundai 10,000

This is flipping nuts. Hyundai Heavy Industries has completed the construction on a piece of equipment called the Hyundai 10,000 which is a 10,000 ton capacity heavy lift vessel that will be used...

Duck And Cover Video: This Snow Blasting Train Won’t Be Stopped And The Camera Man Gets BLASTED!

(By Jason Mazzotta) – There have been plenty of snow blowers and plows at work over the recent months to help clear the railroad tracks in order to move the passengers to their destinations....

Scrapple! Your Guide To Automotive News That Will Make You Question Your Will To Live

It is Sunday and that means we are legally obligated to give you a dose of automotive news that you may not care about, may strongly dislike, or may actually cause to you to angrily curse your...

Wild Carnage Video: This Is A Mud Drag Racing Wreck So Violent You’ll Be Sore From Watching The Video

(By Jason Mazzotta) – Accidents are a part of racing, but there are always crashes that happen and really put everything into perspective. This is one of them. At a mud race in Transfer,...