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Author Archive: Bryan McTaggart

Money No Object: The “Sudden Death” 1975 Ford Mustang II Is Going Up For Auction!

(Images: Mecum Auctions) For every person that has ever said that a Mustang II could never, ever be cool or worthy, ask them one question: have they ever heard of the one simply known as...

Performance Racing Industry Show 2017: On The Floor On A Friday Afternoon

For many who don’t know what the PRI show is, their take on the concept seems to be, “Oh, it’s like SEMA, just smaller and out East, right?” No. Not in the slightest. Ok,...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh”-Worthy News! This Week: Zombie Saabs, Bright Lights and More!

SEMA, PRI, and the end of the major racing and show season. Just in time to go into the holiday season. You have got all of the gifts together, right? Well, if you haven’t, at least you were...

A Year In Review Of Spectator Drags: Close Races, Fender Rubbing And Wild Rides

In theory, spectator drags sound like a good time. Two people and their machines enter a circle track, make a lap or two, and whoever crosses the checkered stripe on the asphalt first is the winner....

Performance Racing Industry Show 2017: Fragola Performance Systems Is

Fragola Performance Systems is constantly striving to meet the plumbing needs of today’s racers and enthusiasts, and parts and pieces that they brought to the table at the 2017 PRI Show in...

PRI Show 2017: We Are On The Floor In Indy To Check Out The Latest And Greatest!

It might be absolutely frigid in Indiana this week, but that doesn’t mean squat to us, because we are at the 2017 PRI Show in the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indiana! We look forward to...

PRI Show 2017: Weld Wheels Continues To Innovate And Create Wheels That Can Take The Heat!

Weld Wheels has long been a friend to the racing community, and their continued development into wheels across many different applications, from street heroes to the upper tiers of drag racing, has...

Remember When NASCAR Driver Jimmie Johnson Raced Grand National Sport Trucks? Here’s His First Victory At Las Vegas!

He’s tied with The King and Dale, Sr. for the most championships. He’s the only driver to win five consecutive championships in a row. He’s got a win streak in NASCAR that reads...

Classic YouTube: Crash-Testing The NASCAR SAFER Barrier, Just To Make Sure It Worked

Racing cars crash every now and then. It’s just a fact supported by statistics. Nobody wants anybody hurt in a crash…not the driver, not the fans, nobody. Over the course of motorsports...

Rough Start: A 1984 Chrysler Fifth Avenue That Is Streetable And Clean…No Wire Hubcaps! Nice!

The Chrysler M-body platform was always and will always be a budget-concious machine. The Dodge Diplomat and Plymouth Gran Fury were fleet sales fodder, the Fifth Avenue was the budget luxury car,...

The Vent Helps: Would You Have Ever Expected A Fox LTD To Move Like This?

The Fox-body Ford LTD was a stop-gap deal: It was an improvement over the Fairmont sedan that it replaced, but it only existed to pull a few more dollars out of the Fox tooling before the Ford Tempo...

Dyno Day Down Under: Ever Wonder What The Street Cars Crank Out?

Australia’s laws and attitudes towards hot rodded automobiles are enough to make you look at California and realize that, no, it’s not that bad. At best, you’re someone with a loud...

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Miss The Look Of The Two-Tone Square-Body Chevy Truck? A Dealership In Minnesota Is Now Taking Orders To Two-Tone Your New Chevy!

Square-body Chevrolet trucks had already been in production for ten years the day I was born, so suffice it to say, I’m pretty versed to seeing them around and about. Older or newer, truck or...

More Of The Same Fight: Ford And Ram Keep Ramping Up The Heavy-Duty War

Ford and Ram are playing cutthroat in the heavy-duty pickup truck market, and both sides are watching the other like a hawk. They’ve been on a serious ramp-up for years, because both sides want...