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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

The Biggest Peterbilt 389 Conventional Ever? This Sucker Is A Bad Ass!

With a 192 inch sleeper, this Conventional Peterbilt 389 is a HUGE bastard but man it is awesome. And thanks to a CAT X15 under the hood, which features more than 600 horsepower and 2000 lb ft of...

RACE PHOTOS: NMCA West Racers Attack Fontana’s California Speedway

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Since Cole wasn’t racing at this event, he managed to grab a few photos from the NMCA West AutoX Series at Fontana’s Auto Club Speedway, aka California Speedway. The...

These Retro Cool RVs And Campers Are Too Damn Cool. Feel Inspired To Restore Something Similar?

Our love of all things RV and Van related around here is no secret, and people are always sending us cool listings for neat old motorhomes and trailers. I love it, and wish I had the room and money...

This 1971 Chrysler Newport Is A Giant Family Sedan From Days Gone By

In the 1970s the Big Three made design changes to their family sedan lineups that put the BIG in big cars. These cars were available with both big and small American V8s and became the cruisers of...

This Collection Of Barn Find Projects Has A Little Bit Of Everything, And All Of It Is For Sale.

Sometimes you find one project you just can’t live without on Craigslist or something. But every once in a while you end up seeing a whole collection of potential projects that has too many...

This 1915 Ford Was The First Car Boyd Coddington Ever Got In A Magazine!

The world’s premier hot rod and race car builders are always judged on the last car to come out of their shops, and regular folks like us find ourselves drooling over each and every one of them...

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This 1967 Clark Cortez Would Make The Ultimate Summer Road Trip Machine

I’m a sucker for cool old motorhomes and travel trailers. I’m not the ultimate expert on them, but I do know that the Clark Cortez motorhomes are unique in that their bodies are made of...

This Barn Find Camaro Hasn’t Run In 21 Years. Will It Fight, Or Will It Fire And Run?

Getting old cars to start, especially those that have been sitting for decades seems like a really big task, but sometimes it just isn’t that hard at all. It seems that most people are afraid...

This Is Our Kind Of Car Art. Watch UrchFab Put Together Something Cool For The Shop

Besides cool tools like a welder, sheetmetal brake, english wheel, and the like, there are lots of other things that make a shop look special. Workbenches, toolboxes, lifts, and shelves can round out...

Watch John Hale’s One Bad Texan Funny Car Get Wrapped. Man This Is A Lot Of Work!

John Hale’s One Bad Texan Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car has been one of the more popular in nostalgia drag racing over the past few years. We’ve been lucky enough to have John spotlight...

$525,000 To Win Bracket Race! Watch LIVE Right Now!

Today’s SFG Promotions 500 is going to be worth $525,000 to the winner! That’s a whole hell of a lot of money. In fact, it is the kind of money that can change someone’s life...

The Velocity Camaro Is Up For Auction TODAY At Barrett-Jackson!

When Bret Voelkel and the crew at Ridetech built Velocity in 2008 it set a new bar for fit and finish on a pro touring machine, and it can be yours! It is for sale TODAY at Barrett-Jackson. With...

Here’s How To Fix A Cracked Dash And Make It Look Race Car Cool All At The Same Time

Just when you think you can buy just about every part for every car on the planet, you come across something you are trying to restore that doesn’t have a dash pad available. And sending out...

This 1937 Chevrolet Coupe Is Alston Equipped And Big Block Powered For Cheap!

Unfinished race cars are sometimes the best deals out there. Not always, but sometimes you can get a lot more for your money and end up with a project that has you way farther ahead that you’d...