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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

Driveshafts, Driveshafts, And MORE Driveshafts! Look At All That Mark Williams Has To Offer!

We’ve seen our fair share of driveshaft failures at the track and on the street, and the majority of times they are a stock or replacement driveshaft instead of something appropriate for a race...

Wheelstands On The Street Pulling A Trailer!?! Yeah, It’s A Wilkey Thing…

We’re fans of doing funny stuff with a trailer behind you. Like trailer burnouts on Rocky Mountain Race Week or Drag Week. After all, who doesn’t like seeing burnouts on the street, and...

What Old Car Would You Most Like To Outfit With All Of Today’s Technology?

We featured a Hoonigan video today of a 1971 Trans Am that has a roots blown LS under the hood connected to a Nissan GTR front and rear suspension. It’s the best of GM and the best of Nissan,...

DIY Tailgate Storage: This Is A Cool Way To Get More Room For Your Stuff, And It’s Cheap!

I’ve built stereo subwoofer enclosures into tailgates before, and have built a few storage tailgates for work and maintenance trucks, but this simple and fun project is a cool way to get some...

Finnegan And David Get The Nova Back Up And Running. Or Do They? And Why Doesn’t It Have Doors?

Mike Finnegan and David Newbern both made it through Drag Week 2018 but not without hurting a lot of stuff. In fact, David’s 1971 Nova finished the week with a different engine than it started...

This Extended Cab OBS Truck Is Throwback Perfect And We’d Drive It Daily!

OBS, Old Body Style, GM Trucks are the hottest of the hot right now and since I lived through the 1990’s when these things were also the hottest of the hot, I tend to like the ones that look...

Supercharged All-Wheel Drive 1971 Trans Am? Yes, It’s That Bad Ass!

This car makes me happy, mostly because a couple of us have been talking about doing this with a 2nd Gen Camaro for a long time. I wouldn’t do it exactly this way, but I certainly can’t...

This Wrecking Yard In Kansas Is Full Of Greatness! Here Is Just A Taste Of What You Can Find

Chad Erlich has a really bad ass wrecking yard in Great Bend Kansas, and it is full of amazing and fun American iron. We’re talking cars, trucks, vans, wagons, and so much more. I’ve been...

This 1976 Malibu Is An SS Tribute With A 4-Speed And All. Because A Stick Shift Makes Everything Better.

The 1973-1977 Chevelle/Malibu lineup has never been the most popular among performance enthusiasts. Stock they made no power and were such a departure in styling that they just never have gotten the...

Big Tire No Prep Street Racing From Ozark Raceway Park Had The Heavy Hitters On Notice!

Big tire no prep racing has become more and more popular over the past few years as anyone who follows drag racing knows. But along with the growth of the events has also come more fame and notoriety...

Finnegan Shows Just How To Measure And Adjust Your Hydraulic Throwout Bearing

There has to be some clearance! At least for your throwout bearing anyway. While plenty of things in your car should be bolted up tight and have no clearance or play, the throwout bearing is not one...

Project Binky Is Almost Done And Ready For Paint! Finishing Up The Final Details Is All That’s Left

That’s right, the beloved little Mini called Project Binky is nearing completion and man is this thing going to be cool as hell. The boys have been busy getting it ready for the final few...

Shreddy Lyfe Takes On The BAJA 500 With Redline Racing Of Texas

BAJA is the pinnacle of desert off-road racing. Whether it is the 500 or the 1000, racing BAJA will test the driver, crew, and equipment by pushing them to, and past, their limits. The crew from...

Tulsa Raceway Park’s Midnight Drags Are Turning Into Grudge Race Central

Tulsa Raceway Park has been hosting the Midnight Drags for several years now and they keep getting bigger and bigger. The crowd that comes out to have fun at the strip, listen to music, and call out...