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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

Dakar 2022 Video: Best Of Truck Highlights From The Entire Race Right Here

Dakar 2022 is done, and here are the Best Of Video Highlights from all the car action going on all week. Dakar 2022 is on and man is it already living up to its reputation of being one of the...

NHRA Comp Eliminator Drag Racing JEGS SPORTSNationals National Trail Raceway

Competition Eliminator is one of NHRA’s best Sportsman classes. It features all kinds of engine combos in all kinds of cool classes, and there are a ton of stick shift cars in it compared to...

FJ45 Rock Crawler Project: If Only The Steering Was As Easy As Bolting This Column In

We do it nice, cause we do it twice is the mantra for the Fab Rats and this might be the best example of that yet. Because they ordered the wrong length steering column they are going to cut up and...

Carb Tech: Here Are The Top 5 Reasons Your Stromberg Carburetor Leaks Or Doesn’t Work Right.

The Stromberg 97 is arguably the most iconic carburetor that doesn’t say Holley on it, but they are old and that means it is unlikely that your old Stromberg is going to be in mint condition...

DIY Roll Bender: Bend A Radius In Round, Square, And Rectangular Tubing At Home.

I’ve always wanted a roll bender to add to my selection of tools but to get one that will really bend a lot of different materials you’ll have to spend some money. A cheap one just for...

Street Racing In Frozen Temps: Detroit Cash Days (SKETCHY RACES In 30ºF Weather!)

It’s damn cold on the streets of Detroit Mexico baby! LOL With 30 degree temps it is hard to believe anyone could get any kind of power to the ground but that didn’t stop them from...

Win A Big Race Get A Big Check! The Flings Are On For 2022 And That Means Four Big Races Across The Country. Enter Here!

The Fling events are some of the best bracket races in the world and you too can race at them with the link below. These are big money bracket races with a focus on the racers, their experience, and...

One Bad Ass Plane! Junkers G38 | The Giant Airliner With Cabins In Its Wings

I came across this on YouTube and had to share. It’s a plane that was built in the 1920s to hold passengers in a way that had never been done before and is still not done today. There might be...

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Chase Elliott Flips Big at Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Including Slow Motion!

Carnage is a given at the Chili Bowl Nationals, and this video here is a crazy example. Chase Elliott is no stranger to action, but when he went into turn three at the Chili Bowl I doubt he thought...

Funny Car Chaos – The Movie That Chronicles The Biggest Funny Car Race In Over 30 Years!

When the Funny Car Chaos crew announced in 2021 that they were going to put on the biggest funny car race ever, I don’t think there were many people who thought it would actually be this big....

Drag Racing Video: NHRA Stock Eliminator Drag Racing ELIMINATIONS JEGS SPORTSNationals

Stock Eliminator will always be near and dear to my heart as it is the class I grew up with as a kid in Northern California. My dad raced his 68 Z28 Camaro as an F/Stock car and it was always fun to...

1936 Ford Custom Project: Bello’s Kustoms T-5 Swap, C-Notch, And More!

I love watch them do work at Bello’s Kustoms because they build ultra-cool stuff that has all the right looks but that is still driveable. This particular 1936 Ford is a great hot rod but the...

Making Sheet Metal Into Suspension! – Road Race Chassis For A Hot Rod Rebuild

Building complicated shapes and structures at home can be a challenge sometimes, but if you use the methods in this video you’ll see just what is possible without anything but simple cutting...

Turning A Railroad Track Into An Anvil! Simple & Easy DIY – Homemade Anvil

It is surprisingly easy to find pieces of railroad track to use for anvils and the like, and it has been a common use for them for a very long time. A railroad track anvil is a great DIY tool and one...