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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

Buy Your Own Race Track! Spencer Speedway In New York Is For Sale, Fully Functional, And A Definite Good Time.

Anyone who’s seen what Cleetus and the crew are doing with the Freedom Factory has thought how cool it would be to own a race track. And anyone who’s ever met a track owner over the years...

The CNC Plasma Cut Plate Steel Motorcycle Is Coming Along! This Is One Fun Project.

The plate steel motorcycle frame is welded up and rolling on its own two wheels! This thing is definitely going to turn some heads with the unique shape and fabrication. We love it, and only wish...

Cleetus And Friends Test Out The Freedom Factory Burnout Pad With The First Burnout Competition! Winner Gets A Boat!

When Cleetus and crew first moved into the Freedom Factory, they spent tons of time getting stuff cleaned up and functional. But we all knew that once the required work was done they would start...

Does The Fact That This 80k Mile 1979 Impala Is A Wagon Make It More Or Less Desirable To You?

If this 1979 Impala wasn’t a wagon I wouldn’t care about it at all. They are a dime a dozen in California and this body style has never done anything for me. I know lots of people love...

Watch Our FREE LIVE Streaming Video From Last Year’s Southwest Showdown

Since there is no real live racing happening almost anywhere, we are bringing you replays of events we loved in 2019! This weekend we’ll be showing you the Southwest Showdown, from Tucson...

Here’s A Fun Project For You And The Kids During The COVID-19 Shelter In Place Order!

Drift trikes are cool. Super simple, super fun, and something that a lot of moms will have issues with allowing their children to ride. But considering the dangers virus flying around the world right...

This Shredder Will Eat A Car Like It’s Nothing! And This Crusher Will Make One A Tiny Cube Of Car!

Paper shredders are fun to watch, but imagine a giant version that can eat an entire car. Yeah, we’re talking munch, munch, munch like the Cookie Monster on a chocolate chip cookie, but...

Killer Coyote – Boss, Cams, And Boost Make This High Horsepower Ford Even Meaner

The Coyote Ford engine has arguably been the best Ford overhead cam V8 yet, and with good reason. They took all the good from each previous iteration and made what Ford believes to be the best it can...

Attacking A Water Park With A Fleet Of RC Cars, Trucks, And Boats Looks Like A Riot! Traxxas Gets To Have All The Fun!

While we are all sheltering in place in order to hopefully stave off COVID-19, I know that folks are wishing they were out having some fun. Water parks are fun. But they definitely don’t want...

Mark Williams Has Brakes For Every Type Of Drag Car, From Brackets To Pro Stock To Pro Mod, They Have Your Stopping Covered

For some reason brakes on drag cars are often an afterthought. In fact, the racers that put the most effort and focus into them are often bracket racers, who heads up drag racers often bash. But in a...

Water Meth Or Intercooler? Which One Really Does A Better Job Of Cooling An Intake Charge

Meth is bad kids, but water meth is good. Real good. As good as an intercooler though? What do you think? It can absolutely lower air intake charge temps and raise octane as well. We’ve used it...

Road To The Riddler: What Taking A Custom To Detroit To Compete For The Ridler Is Really Like

“There are custom cars, high-end builds…and then there are Ridler contenders.” In this video from our friends at Auto Revolution you see what it takes for Pro Design Hot Rods and...

BANGshift Carnage Spotlight: Send Us Yours! This Week, Pistons, Transmissions, And Rearends Oh My

A couple weeks ago I posted up some carnage and told you guys to email me evidence of the stuff you’ve blown up or broken on your hot rod or race car and boy did you! But we need more, so check...

Stop Your Whining!!! Do Burnouts At Home While Your Stuck Waiting Out The Virus And Send In Video! Finnegan Did!

DISCLAIMER: We are not legal experts, do this at your own risk. Crash your junk in your driveway doing burnouts? On you. Get the cops called and have to try not to get arrested? On you. Get fined for...