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BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: Swapping A Magnum 360 Into Our Old Rig!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

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Bonneville Speed Week 2022: More Photos From The Salt, Before The Rain Set In

Unfortunately, rain set in at Bonneville this week, and racing has been canceled. This sucks bad for all the racers and staff on hand, and we are incredibly disappointed that we won’t be...

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Bonneville Speed Week 2022: Our First Photos From The Salt!

(Photos by Wes Allison) It’s Bonneville Speed Week baby! This is a magical time of year. And since I have been the first car down the long course at Bonneville, just after sunrise on a particularly...

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Our Bonneville Speed Week Photos Start Right Here With The Famed Nugget Car Show!

(Photos by Wes Allison) Every year, Bonneville Speed Week is kicked off with the Wendover Nevada Nugget Car Show, and anyone and everyone is there to hang out, check out cool cars, and enjoy a few...

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Columbus Goodguys Show Photos: Goodguy’s Most Prestigious Event Did Not Disappoint

Here’s Mike’s seventh gallery of photos from the show, and if you missed the previous photos you can click the link below to check them all out. We’ve still got a ton more photo...

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OPGI Car Show Photos: Bitchin Cars Made With Bitchin Parts! Check Out All The Iron On Display Here!

(Photos by Wes Allison) Nearly 300 cars packed the grounds at OPGI’s headquarters in Seal Beach, California and the cars ranged from racers to street machines, to incredible restored iron like the...

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BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: Swapping A Magnum 360 Into Our Old Rig!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

Ballin’ On A (Pretty Large) Budget: The 2023 Genesis G90 Delivers Features And Performance For Far Less Than Rivals

(By Tom Lohnes) – The 2023 Genesis G90 is just about ready to hit the market, so they just released pricing on it. Sure enough, it’s still the value player in its segment, but it is...

Single Seat Race Car Build Part 4C: Finishing The Grill! Welding, Filling, And More!

One of the most distinctive features of this build is the cool track nose grill and that’s not only because it’s front and center but also because it is one of the most custom pieces on this...

Killer Hot Rod Parts Find! Two Garages FULL Of Vintage Hot Rod Parts And Pieces!

Matt and the gang are back at it and once again bringing home an insane collection of hot rod parts and pieces so they live on in other projects. This is their superpower, finding killer stuff to buy...

Bonneville Speed Week 2022: More Photos From The Salt, Before The Rain Set In

Unfortunately, rain set in at Bonneville this week, and racing has been canceled. This sucks bad for all the racers and staff on hand, and we are incredibly disappointed that we won’t be...

Hot Rod Hoarder Finds Old School Treasure At The NSRA Street Rod Nationals

Tommy Lee is back at it and man does he find the coolest stuff! But this time he’s not at some hidden barn or garage or grove of trees. He didn’t find some lost wrecking yard full of...

Is This One Of The Sickest 1952 GMC Trucks On The Planet? Wickam Sure Thinks So, Is He Right?

(Words by Charles Wickam) Tre 5 Customs is known for building some of the cleanest trucks on the west coast. Located in the suburbs of Phoenix AZ, they have been impacting the western states’...

Classic Mini Cooper Race Car Build: Building A New Rear Subframe Mount Plus A Bonus Video!

Now that the cage and everything inside the Mini is where it is supposed to be, it is time to make sure the rear subframe will also be up to the task of holding on around corners. The factory...

Finnegan Takes Wifey’s Boat To Hot Rod Boat Heaven And Flogs The Crap Out Of It!

The first actual weekend of family boating for this bad boy is right here! This is going to be fun. Watch and Mike hauls the boat, all by himself, all the way to Arizona from Georgia so that the...

Building A Demo Derby Car For A 13 Year Old Girl, And Then Watching Her Smash Up The Competition!

When I was a kid I called Demo Derbys Crash Up Derbys. I don’t know why, or where it came from, but the real term is Demolition Derby. With that said, most of the folks I know that participate...

Is A Classic Fiat 500 The Perfect In Town Car For An Electric Conversion?

There are a lot of little European cars from the 1950s through 1970s, and even into the 1980s that are super small and featured engines that made WAY less than 100 horsepower. So while they are cool,...

Columbus Goodguys Show Photos: They Just Keep Coming, More Bitchin Rides To Check Out!

Here’s Mike’s tenth gallery of photos from the show, and if you missed the previous photos you can click the link below to check them all out. We’ve still got a ton more photo...

Leadoff Act: The 1987 Chevy Beretta Was A Youthful Sporting Shot From A Company Reshaping Itself At The Time

For 10 years, if you did not want a Camaro or a Corvette your other option for a coupe from Chevrolet was the Beretta. This two-door version of the Corsica was made in several different models,...

Ride Along In A Thundering Big Block (Real) Greenwood Corvette As It Laps Daytona At Night

While the road going Corvettes of the 1970s were largely weak sauce, there was at least one bright burning light in the Corvette world and that light was emanating from the shop of John Greenwood who...