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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

Watch This Jeep Explode A Clutch In The Mud And See The Wake Of Destruction

One of the most deceptive parts of a car is the transmission bell housing. They have a strong appearance and because of their job in securing the transmission to the back of the engine block, many...

Watch The Money Pit Unlimited Modified Tractor Make Glorious Noises With Three Allison V12 Engines

5,130ci – That’s the displacement of the Money Pit Unlimited Modified Pulling Tractor. This thing has THREE 1,710ci Allison V12 engines bolted to it. The engines have been hot rodded and...

Watch This Pontiac Wheelie Into The Fog At Lights Out 9 – Craziness!

We are just a few weeks away from Lights Out 11 and it always makes me start to think about my memories from some of the previous events I have done in this incredible series. Lights Out 9 was a...

Watching Old Engines Being Brought Back To Life Is Awesome

There’s something about seeing an old engine being brought back to life, right? It is a fun deal and something that is kind of tough to describe about how it makes you feel. I’ve done it...

Funny Old Video: The Pinto vs The Vega Wagon On Car And Track Back In The Day

Well, this is something to see. What you are about to watch is a Pinto vs Vega wagon on Car and Track in vintage tv style. This comparison test is either the funniest thing you have ever seen or the...

Video: A Heads Up Drag Race Between A 4-Speed 340 Duster and a 455 LeMans!

This week’s American Powertrain Parting Shift is awesome both for what it is and what it isn’t. What the video is, we love. A heads up drag race between a 4-speed, 340 powered Duster and...

Watch This Awesome Group 5 1978 BMW 320 Rip Around Goodwood – Angry Four Banger!

When the engineers get to to their thing without the bean counters involved, awesome is often the end result. That’s what happened in 1977 and 1978 when BMW decided to go touring car racing and...

There’s A Dick Landy VW Supercharger Kit For Sale On eBay Right Now – It Might Be The Last Brand New One On Earth

It’s sometimes tough to think that there can ever be a “last” or “only” of anything related to cars, right? Someone ALWAYS has something stored, saved, hidden, or...

500 Strong: This Video Shows A 327 With A Mini-Blower Making 500hp and 500 lb-ft On The Dyno – Cool!

There was once an engine that roamed the Earth in such numbers that many thought it would rule forever. It was compact, it was small, it was light, and it was as versatile and powerful as anything...

January 2020 Pomona Swap Meet Photo Coverage: The Fairplex Was Packed With People, Parts, and Cool Stuff!

(Photos by Wes Allison) –  At the end of the day all of us who love cars and trucks have a few things in common. We are attracted to the stuff we like for reasons of emotion, style,...

The Speculator: This 1973 Olds Omega Is For Sale, The Asking Price Is Optimistic, The Information Is Hopeful

We actually kind of dig this guy’s angle. If we were in the position to be selling a brown-ish 1973 Olds Omega with a decent number of options we’d be pulling out all the stops as well....

Building A Big Horsepower B58 Inline Six For Your Supra Or BMW? MAHLE Motorsport Has A Piston For You!

With a little less weight and little less compression than the factory piston, this new unit from MAHLE Motorsport is designed specifically for those hot rodders out there who are planning to cram...

This 1965 Film – The Hot Rod Story Drag Racing – Is Officially The Best 1960s Drag Movie We’ve Seen

We know that we fall into the “this is the best old drag racing film that we’ve ever seen” trap far too often but the problem is that we see an incredible film that we have never...

That Good: The 1990 Corvette ZR1 Was Perhaps America’s First Legit Super Car – Fun Video

It’s pretty wild to think that the ZR1 Corvette turns 30 years old this year and it’s even wilder to think about what a revelation this car was back in 1990. With a 0-60 time clocked at...