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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

Tough and Cheap: Jeep Now Offering Gorilla Glass Windshield Upgrade For Less Than $100!

(By Tom Lohnes) – Do you have a spare $95 and are frustrated that your jeep Wrangler’s windshield keeps breaking? Well, Jeep has the solution for you, and its OEM. Using the famed Gorilla...

Wild Video: Watch Randy Merick And Jim Phillips Tangle At The 2021 ADRL Gateway Drags

All the horsepower, not much wheelbase, and a blazing hot race track can really complicate things for competitors as Randy Merick and Jim Phillips found out last weekend a the 2021 ADRL Gateway Drags...

QA1 Project Corkscrew Update: This Video Shows The First Pre-Build Drive Of The 1969 D100 Truck!

You don’t know where you are going if you don’t know where you came from, right? That’s the point of this QA1 Project Corkscrew update video. You are going to see this virtually...

Final Round Video: Watch John Force, Billy Torrence, and Aaron Stanfield Win At Epping!

It was a day of fresh faces and grizzled veterans collecting victories at New England Dragway last Sunday at the conclusion of the 2021 NHRA New England Nationals. Young Aaron Stanfield continues to...

2021 NHRA New England Nationals Action Photo Coverage: More Sportsman Drag Racing With The Wheels Up!

(Photos by Wes Allison) – The 2021 TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals presented by Bandero Premium Tequila was a great event with sweet weather, huge crowds, and loads of action but it...

Drag Strip Time Travel: This Footage From Edgewater Sports Park In The Early 1970s Is Fantastic

Now here’s the good stuff! You are going to travel back in time to the early 1970s at Ohio’s Edgewater Sports Park to see a load of great cars attacking the historic track’s...

Lotus By The Numbers: 10 Of The Greatest Lotus Models Ever Scream Up The Hill At Goodwood

Colin Chapman did not invent the idea of building very, very light race cars but he certainly took it to places and measures no one had ever seen with Lotus. During the 1960s and 1970s the cars were...

Level Up: Lexus Gets Serious About The Compact Crossover Market With All New NX

(By Tom Lohnes) – Since it came out in 2014, the Lexus NX has been a mid-tier player in the compact crossover business. Now, there’s a whole new generation, and it is a night and day...

2021 NHRA New England Nationals Action Photos: Wheels Up Sportsman Competition At New England Dragway

(Photos by Wes Allison) – The 2021 TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals presented by Bandero Premium Tequila was a fun time for the many thousands of fans that piled through the gates of...

Are You Feeling It: Ford’s Grand Small Truck Experiment Is Officially Underway With The Maverick

(By Tom Lohnes) – The return of the compact truck is upon us, and it seems to be a very interesting class of vehicle. The Ford Maverick is an extremely early entrant, and it packs a punch....

Game Time: Forza Horizon 5 Is On The Way And Man Does It Look Good!

(By Tom Lohnes) –  Forza, a racing franchise that first broke cover in 2001, has a giant following. Mostly based on their open-world Horizon series, this following was not pleased with the...

Squarebody Cinema: Check Out This Salesman Training Video On 1974-75 Chevrolet Trucks

Yes, we do want the “Dooley” as much as you do, but that’s jumping ahead. One of the greatly ironic naming conventions in automotive history belongs to GM and the line of trucks...

Bake Job: Watch This 440 Block Come Of Of The Cleaning Process Looking Brand New!

I remember the first time I called a machine shop as a kid to ask if I could drop some heads off for a valve job. The old guy on the other end of the phone was clearly unimpressed with my meek,...

Back To The Track: This Look Back At The 1990 Shelby Can-Am Shows A Program That Launched Careers

As much as we like to think we know stuff about racing around here, sometimes we are confronted by the fact that we don’t know as much as we’d like. Proof is this video below which shows...