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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

Hurst 50th Anniversary Viper Coming

Rather than focusing on shifters, the new owners of Hurst are capitalizing on the image and performance of the Hurst signature vehicles of the ’60s to create branded modern muscle. The first...

Jalopnik Commenter: Freiburger for Car & Driver?

If you’ve never checked out Jalopnik, it’s a huge blog site for guys who are a lot like car guys only not. It’s mostly for people who care about the likes of, say, Car & Driver,...

Video of the Week: Our Car Storage Problems are Solved!

As you know, Chad and I recently had to clear out a 7,000-foot shop filled with parts and 42 cars. It’s been a huge problem to figure out what to do with all the stuff, but now we’ve...

The Violation Game: Too Much TV

This week’s Violation Game is based on a very simple rule: Unless your ride is a limo, a motorhome, or a Panasonic delivery truck, there should not be any televisions on board. Seriously. Not...

Web Site of the Week: BenchRace.com

Here’s another site that’s being done by one of our own members, Robert Iannello, who seems to know all the right people and dig all the right stuff in order to produce a very nice and...

Video Review: Adam 12

Are Reed and Malloy both staring at that chick’s rack, or what? Now you get to ask those kinds of questions at will, because seasons 2 through 7 of Adam 12 have now been released on dvd. Season...

Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: The Reverend Willie G.

I’ve “known” Billy F. Gibbons for about 15 years, and I use the term loosely because he’s one of those guys I have to meet every time I see him. After all, I’m just a...

eBay Pick of the Week: ’59 Buick Wagon

This week’s eBay pick features a helping of self sorrow. See, one of the cars we had to unload in the exodus from our former shop space was a ’59 Buick station wagon that we loved more...

Monday Time Killer: Vintage Road-Race Photos

Based on a tip from King Matt, we checked out this cool web site that has 113 photo galleries of IMSA and other road racing from 1973 through 1999. There’s plenty of the older stuff, making it...

Photo Gallery: Red Zone Race Fab Christmas Party

Today we went and hung out with Nick Miserendino at Red Zone Race Fab in Simi Valley, California. Nick did the cage and chassis work on our F-Bomb Camaro and also deals with a lot of local rally and...

Photo Gallery: Car Junkie Drag Bash Revisited

Way back in September ’08, Chad and I hosted a Drag Bash Weekend as part of our adventures with CarJunkieTV.com. When that web site folded up the photo gallery was lost. We had such a good time...

Tony Schumacher: Champion of Champions

Six-time NHRA Top Fuel champ Tony Schumacher just scored another win: his second Champion of Champions title as awarded by Chris Economaki and his National Speed Sports News at the PRI Show in...

Craigslist Pick of the Week: Street-Legal Funny Car

It’s about time for some upbeat news, and what puts you in a better mood than a vintage Funny Car? Not much, so we went hunting on Craigslist to see if we could find a neat old flopper of some...

Photo Gallery: 55 Air-Cooled V-Dubs

While most of us on this site are domestic-car guys at core, we all pride ourselves in having far-reaching automotive interests. One of those curiosities is air-cooled VWs, whether they are Baja...