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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

New: Black Anodized Aluminum Radiators

I’ve been guilty of spray-painting some of these suckers, but here’s a far more elegant solution: Mark 7 Radiators now offers its aluminum radiators in black anodized for those of us who...

See Us in the March Hot Rod Magazine

It’s been a few months past a year since my byline appeared in Hot Rod, but fortunately I only singed the bridge a bit when I left and my friends over there have accepted some freelance work...

The Poncho Road Trip, Coming Soon

Even before the Red Ball Express cross-country bucket brigade of our AMC Javelin begins, I’ve got some car deliverin’ to do. Our friend Todd Ryden at MSD Ignition scored this ’65...

Monday Time Killer: Twin-Engine Drag cars

Our Monday Time Killer posts have often directed you to web sites with tons of photos to look at, and this one follows suit: It’s a site that claims to have 475-plus images of twin-engine drag...

Video of the Week: Chassis-Dyno Accidents

I nabbed four clips off of YouTube for this week’s videos, all of them showing what can go wrong on a chassis dyno. Many of us here have countless dyno pulls under our belts, and it’s...

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Homegrown IRS for a ’66 Dodge Dart

This is pretty fascinating and well done! A guy named David Belau is blogging over at CarDomain.com about how he’s installing a ’93 Thunderbird SuperCoupe IRS unit under his autocrossing...

The Violation Game: Interior Overkill

At first glance, this one would seem to be a gimme—the sort of thing that no one in our world could defend as even mildly acceptable. The Violations just keep on coming: instrumentation...

Site of the Week: Speedway Posters

Over the past few years it’s become not at all unusual to be able to buy reproductions of pretty much any old speed poster you want, but this guy has a pretty cool blog site in conjunction with...

Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: Googie Gas Station

Road trips are my most favored pastime, and the purpose of those trips is to seek out the glories of abandoned and historic America. I have shot thousands of images of forlorn motels, cafes, and gas...

Ford’s J Mays: The New Camaro Looks Like a Stunt that Made Production

As previously blogged, we’re following the Detroit Auto Show through the eyes, ears, and words of Rob Einaudi over at CarDomain.com, and today’s news on that blog is that Rob got the...

eBay Pick of the Week: Cool Speed T-Shirts

This week’s pick is not for a specific auction, but for an eBay Store, the one called Old Speed Stuff. The shop carries cool T-shirts with logos and designs of some pretty cool stuff, like the...

Barack Obama’s Hemi Car For Sale

President-Elect Obama drove a Hemi car. Sorry, but it was an ’05 Chrysler 300C. The good news is that you can buy it today for the low, low price of one million dollars, which seems fair since...

Monday Time Killer: Hand-Eye Coordination test

This week’s time killer has virtually nothing to do with cars at all, but somehow it’s got to relate to your race-drivers’ lightning reflexes and we expect it will bring out the...

News from the Detroit Auto Show via CarDomain.com

It’s really the North American International Auto Show, but everyone whose not a hipster just calls it the Detroit Auto Show. We’ve been there, and it’s cold. Too cold, in fact, for...