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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

Watch Katech Reset The Naturally Aspirated LT Engine Record – 806hp On Its Own!

This is flipping amazing. Watch this little LT engine rip and roar on the dyno at Katech on its way to making 806 naturally aspirated horsepower. Not only does it make the power, it makes it at a...

Fascinating Video: Watch The Restoration Of 150+ Year Old Wagon Wheel Hubs – This is Neat!

This is a really neat video because we get to see a couple of the things we really love. We get to see old parts saved, we get to see the saving done by a guy with immense knowledge and talent, and...

Video: Is The Tri-Five Chevy The Most Versatile Hot Rod Ever?

When we think about different iconic cars or platforms that people have built on in every way seemingly possible, the Tri-Five Chevy climbs high on that list. Why? The availability of parts, the...

Long Lost No More: This 1969 AMC Javelin TV Commercial Featuring A Blown, Drag Strip Prepped Version, RULES!

(By Greg Rourke) – I’ve been an AMC fan for a long time. My grandfather always drove them, but they were always a Nash to him. I drove a Levi’s Gremlin X to high school, I sure...

Road Trip Gold: Chevy Spotting In Small Town America

(Words and photos by Greg Rourke) – I love a good road trip. I’ve been known to drive 200 miles for a good steak. I once drove 300 miles to photograph a field of old trucks. I recently...

MRA Dirt Drag Racing Coverage: Flying Dirt, Header Flames, and Fun at GALOT Motorsports Park In North Carolina!

(Words and photos by David Whealon) – Once again the dirt was flying at Galot Motorsports Park with the MRA bringing their brand of side by side Dirt Drag Racing back for the 2ndtime in as...

Dragster In The Woods: This Rescue Of An Amazing Vintage Dragster Will Have You Smiling

Tommy Lee Byrd has been cranking out great magazine stories for years and his YouTube channel has become a great spot for car content as well. This video is his neatest work yet. If you remember,...

Video: Line, Capps, and Pritchett Score Victories At Brainerd, See How They Did It Here!

It was a banner day for Don Schumacher Racing in Brainerd, Minnesota on Sunday as the team won both the top fuel and nitro funny car class Wallys while Jason Line collected the victory in pro stock...

Total Brutality: Ride Along Inside This Hairy 1969 427 Corvette As It Battles Other Muscle Greatness

This is the Corvette of Jody O’Donnell and as you watch this video you’ll be able to tell one important thing. Jody has some GUTS. This car is a really monster and just when you think...

These Guys Are Playing Our Favorite Game! Hang A 6V53 Detroit Diesel From A Chain And Rev The Crap Out Of It!

There are certain games that we just cannot get enough of. Checkers, tag, pin the tail on the donkey, rev the crap out of the 6V53 Detroit Diesel as it hangs from a chain, you know the classics!...

Crazy Video: A Morgan Gets Rear Ended Hardcore By A Peugeot Driver While Leaving A Car Show

Well this is bad but it could have been exponentially worse! In this video you see the moment when a Morgan gets rear ended by a Peugeot while trying to pull out of a car show. We’re not sure...

Ever Been In The Cockpit Of A Turbine Powered Hydroplane Before? Neither Had We! This Video Is Awesome

Meet Andrew Tate and make yourself at home in his office. That office happens to be the cockpit of the U-9 Delta Gear/Realtrac hydroplane which uses turbine power to haul the mail across the water...

Classic Video: This 1973 AMC Jeep Dealer Video Is Full Of Jumps and Neat Old Jeeps

For my taste the Jeep CJ5 is about the coolest one ever made. The styling is timeless (not all Jeep can say that) the performance is there and unfortunately the prices of those things continue to...

End of The Line: This Video Shows Steam Locomotives Being Cut Up For Scrap In The 1930s, 1950s, and 1960s!

This is a cool hunk of video. Not just because it has old trains in it, not just because it has guys cutting stuff up with torches but because of what it represents. You are going to see locomotives...