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Author Archive: Bryan McTaggart

Wake The Neighbors: The Blower Whine From This 1970 Chevrolet Camaro Is Glorious!

During my teenage years in Colorado Springs (around the year 2000), I lived in a neighborhood filled with old people. Like, I’m seventeen, they’re mainly in their seventies kind of...

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In Memoriam: Peter Fonda – The Easy Rider And The Aspiring Driver Has Left The Building

Peter Fonda’s career in Hollywood stretches back to 1962 and includes westerns and the like, but for the majority of readers who visit here, two characters stand out above the rest: Wyatt from...

Snowmobile-Powered Triumph: Mating The Engine To The Car And Maybe A Test Drive

Honestly, we weren’t expecting you to take to this project as well as you did! It sounded like pure heresy: take a Triumph Spitfire, gut the original running gear out of it, and re-power the...

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Your Timeslip, 007: Take An In-Depth Look At That Street-Legal Aston Martin Drag Car!

Besides being the sports car of the well-heeled, the grandest of grand touring machines available today, and one super-Brit’s marque of choice, Aston Martin is known for luxury. Their cars will...

Prize Thoroughbred: The Bullitt Mustang Is Going To Be Auctioned Off By Mecum

At the beginning of 2019, the lone 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake became the world’s most expensive Ford Mustang, hammering at $2.2 million dollars at Mecum Auction’s Kissimmee 2019...

Build Battle Two! Hoonigan Kicks Up A Drag Racer Battle Between An S-10 And An RX-7!

The Hoonigans are doing their second Build & Battle event! This time around, the discipline is drag racing, and this time around the vehicles aren’t near-identical options! Last time it was...

Rub Some Dirt On It: Tractor Pull Carnage Compilation For The Win!

When you test the ability of your equipment at it’s maximum performance perimeters, you will find that when things go wrong, they go extremely wrong. There is no such thing as a minor...

Open Heart Surgery: Get A Full Teardown Of The New Toyota Supra’s Inline-Six!

The new A90 Toyota Supra has a hell of a legacy to live up to. What was a simple RWD sport coupe that came off of the height of the Japanese tech bubble economy wound up becoming legend in the flesh....

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Classic YouTube: Who Knew The Geo Tracker Would Wind Up So Loved?

It’s amazing how well your vision of the past clears the further away you get from it. Case in point: the Tracker. Whether it was badged Chevrolet, Geo, Asüna, GMC or Pontiac, this small SUV...

Pacemaker Delivery: This 1977 AMC Pacer Wagon Is…Actually Really, Really Good!

I am not a fan of the AMC Pacer. I’m just not. I love the Hornet. I can tolerate the Gremlin in small doses. I prefer the Javelin and the Spirit, the AMX and the Matador Coupe, but the Pacer?...

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Unhinged: A Final Look Back At The 2019 Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals

Covering the Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals is both a treat and a curse for me. The treat part is that I get to show you some of the best examples of the breed of Chevrolet that many, gearheads and...

Redline? What’s That? Check Out Some Of The Most Wound-Out Cars Found On The Internet!

We often get excited when we hear cars with screaming, 9,000 RPM engines going for broke…the one that immediately comes to mind is “Bloky”, the 9,600 RPM capable, NASCAR-engined...

The Last One Alive? This 1980 Chevrolet Citation X-11 Is A Time Capsule Of An Extinct Car!

General Motors had high hopes for the Chevrolet Citation. They had been working on the car since 1973, back when it was known as the “Condor” and they were planning on dropping one of...

Unveiled: 2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat Widebody Daytona – Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of The Wildest Charger Created

In 1969, in the middle of a full-scale war with Ford over the winner’s circle at NASCAR tracks across the country, Dodge pulled out all of the stops. The Street Hemi needed aerodynamic tweaks...