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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

2019 Summit Racing Equipment Piston Powered Expo Show Photos – Another Killer Event!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – There are certain shows that even we look more forward to than others in terms of providing coverage of. The Summit Racing Equipment Piston Powered Expo is one of...

Spud Speedway In Caribou Maine Is For Sale – Cool Little Track With A Price Lower Than Lots Of Houses! Wow!

So we have been showing you a lot of these track listings lately and as it turns out people like finding them here. They like finding them so much that we have to sometimes take them down after the...

Funny Stuff: Tim Wilson Performs The Talladega Song – You Don’t Want To Be Near This Family At The Track

(By Greg Rourke) –Can you use a good laugh? Sure you can, we all can. Are you familiar with the musical stylings of the late Tim Wilson? In my opinion Tim was the Southern comedian Jeff...

Aeromotive’s Adjustable Universal In-Tank Brushless Fuel Pumps Are Here! The Best Of All Worlds!

How do great companies stay great? By listening to their customers, that’s how. Aeromotive has proved once again that it follows that mantra as good, or better than anyone in the industry with...

The Story Of The Surfin’ Bird: 3 Strangers, 1 ’75 Abandoned Firebird, and 2000 Miles to Glory

(Words and photos by John Bunger) – Meeting strangers from the internet to revive a forgotten muscle car and drive it 2000 miles across the country might just be the worst idea I’ve ever...

This Tongue In Cheek Video About Triumph Motorcycle Manufacturing Is Absolutely Hilarious

BangShifter Tim Booher gets the credit for tipping us off to this truly awesome video that was actually made by Triumph and takes a tongue in cheek look at building their Rocket III motorcycle. While...

The American Powertrain Parting Shift: A Big Rig Trans In A Pickup – This One Is A Total Freak And Sounds GREAT!

A week or two ago we showed you video of a guy in an older Dodge truck jamming gears with a stick attached to a Fuller 10-speed box. This week we’re back with another swapped rig but this one...

This Ford Commercial Truck Promo Video From 1968 Shows Loaded Trucks Being Jumped And Mercilessly Beat Up On

Nothing beats manufacturer produced promotional videos like this one for the Ford commercial truck line in Great Britain for 1968. They show the trucks working hard and doing the kinds of truck like...

Spinning An Eaton M112 Supercharger With A Shop Vac Is Kind Of Awesome

This is a good video for a holiday. It is largely pointless, doesn’t rally prove anything, but at the same time it is entertaining in the gearhead fashion that we love. What is it? Basically it...

Bringing the Boom: This 1987 Promotional Film For the Rockwell B1-B Is Flipping Awesome

The Rockwell B1-B is one bad Jose of an airplane and it he delivered more than its fair share of bad news to the bad guys over the years since first coming into service in the mid-1980s. We have a...

Cooling Tech Video: AFCO Talks About The Pluses And Minuses Of Single And Dual Fan Shrouded Radiators

Well this is some perfect timing! Over the next couple of weeks we’re going to be talking about AFCO radiators and cooling systems a bunch as we finally put Buford T Justice back together in...

This 1973 Jeep J2000 Truck Sales Promotional Film Has Us Looking For A Dealer – 70s Greatness

It is pretty hard to argue against the overt coolness of the Wagoneers and J-trucks of the early 1970s. They were really well built, intentioned to get out there into the wild, and they look great as...

Lunatic Video: Watch The Driver Of This Altered Get It Totally Vertical ON PURPOSE!

It takes a special kind of maniac to enter his altered into a wheelstand contest in the first place but said maniac kicks it up like 50 notches when he pulls the wheelie bars off the car and gets all...

Watch The Most Impressive Flaming Front Wheel Drive Engine/Transaxle Failure We Have Ever Seen

Formula One fans will likely recognize the name of the Interlagos course as that is where those open wheeled wonders compete in Brazil but what they may not know is that the place doubles as a drag...