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Author Archive: Brian Lohnes

1973 Footage From US 30 Dragstrip Has Top Fuel and Pro Stock Legends

Here’s some really awesome video featuring action from the 1973 season at US 30 Dragstrip located in Gary, Indiana. The video is actually part of a bolt media program that the track had during...

Ridetech Offers New, Innovative StrongArms Control Arms for Various General Motors Vehicles

Ridetech is always looking for ways to serve their customers in new and helpful ways. Over the years we have seen the company innovate, reinvigorate, and even drive the market forward. Using their...

A More Handsome Godzilla: The 2021 Nissan GT-R T-spec Is One Of The Final Special Editions Of A Special Car

(By Tom Lohnes) – Even after Nissan announced its discontinuation for 2022 last year, the Nissan GT-R continues to exist, and it even gets a special edition for its final few months. Meet the...

Hip To Be Square: This 1977 Chevy Promotional Film For The K5 Blazer Has It All, Even The Blazer Chalet!

We kind of wish we had a backyard full of late 1970s K5 Blazers. Why? Because we’d be freaking billionaires. The money that these trucks are commanding now is just insane but hey, people are...

Next Level: We’ve All Seen A Coffee Table Made With A Block and Rods But We’ve Never Seen One Like THIS

There are certain things we always look at and think they’re cool. Furniture made of car parts will never get old to us. Unfortunately due to the fact that there are multiple involved in the...

Mt Vesuvius On Steel Wheels: Check Out This Steam Tractor Pulling The Sled For Fun

While this is not the first time we have showed an exhibition pull being made by an awesome and massive steam tractor, we think it may be the most majestic one we have ever showed. You are going to...

The Frozen Shift: In Car Video Of A Guy Rowing A Four Speed In Iceland!

This is one of the most “pure” drag racing videos we have ever posted and it comes from Iceland, circa the 1970s. What do we mean by pure? Well we have a muscle car with the hood hacked...

Luxury Is A Good Defense: If The New land Rover Defender Isn’t Nice Enough For You, There’s Another One Coming

(By Tom Lohnes) – Is the new Land Rover Defender, a vehicle that can touch $100,000 easily, not nice enough for you? Well, there is going to be a larger, more luxurious version coming, and it...

Fun History: This Preview Road Test Of The New 1994 Ford Mustang Is A Fun Look Back

It is interesting to watch this MotorWeek preview road test of the new 1994 Ford Mustang with the hindsight we are able to glance at it with now, right? Things were fresh looking, engines were...

The Bronco Raptor Emerges Again – How Much Power, Capability, and Competition Will It Have?

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Ford Bronco Raptor has been spied once again, and it has quite the familiar face. Wearing the signature Raptor grille, this new Bronco of course has the word “Ford”...

Back In The Game: The 2022 Silverado Arrives With Updates And A Raptor Fighter (Finally)

(By Tom Lohnes) – After four years on the market, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 gets a refresh, and a new Raptor fighter comes with it. Using the ZR2 nameplate that was revived on the...

Restoration Video: Seeing The Process of Bringing A Vertical Steam Engine Back Is Mesmerizing

Now this is what we call a payoff! A few weeks ago we showed you the first part of a Hand Tool Restoration project involving a small upright steam engine restoration. That part was mostly getting the...

Forgotten History Video: The Incredible Story of Fast Masters – The Made For TV Racing Senior Series In Jaguar Supercars

Perhaps my favorite thing about the internet is that on any given day you can find something you had either forgotten about or never knew existed. That’s the case right here as this documentary...

Fantastic Finals: Here’s Video of Tommy Johnson Jr, Greg Anderson, Billy Torrence and Steve Johnson Winning Maple Grove!

The NHRA’s return to Maple Grove Raceway was pretty amazing last weekend. With a near sellout crowd on Friday and then blow out, knock the fences over crowds on Saturday and Sunday, the place...