FREE LIVE STREAMING VIDEO: ECTA Spaceport America 1.5 Mile Invitational Shootout Starts This Morning!

When Steve and Suzie and the gang from the ECTA called me and asked if I wanted to help out at the ECTA Spaceport America 1.5 Mile Shootout, I said “Sure, how can I help?”. When they said...

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Finnegan Gets A Birthday Surprise! It’s Amazing What Stuff Will Make A Square Body Crew Cab Guy Happy!

Normal people sometimes don’t understand the stuff that makes us car guys happy. Square body guys are even a different breed, and because some stuff is so hard to find we get pretty giddy when...

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The King Of The Hammers 2020 Rock Bouncers VS Crawlers Shootout Was Epic! Watch Here

King of the Hammers is an event like none other. If you haven’t gotten to see rock bouncers or rock crawlers in action, then you are missing out. It is some of the craziest combination of power,...

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These Motorcycle Hillclimb Highlights From 2019 Show Just How Crazy These Bastards Are!

Motorcycle hillclimbs are nuts. They are typically steeper and crazier than most truck hillclimbs and when you quit going forward that usually means the bike is flying one way and you are going the...

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PRE-REGISTER FOR LS FEST WEST NOW! Vegas Baby, Vegas. Don’t Miss Out, Registration Is Now Open!

Holley’s LS Fest West is fast becoming the outlandish, crazy and fun no so little brother of Holley’s LS Fest in Bowling Green Kentucky. With growth that can only be described as awesome,...

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The 2020 Dakar Rally Is On And Man Is It A Beast! Saudi Arabia, And It’s Crazy Variety Of Terrain And Sand, Is Home To This Historic Spectacle

I first started really watching the Dakar Rally back in the late 1990s and couldn’t believe just how cool this race was to watch on TV. For years I looked forward to it and thought it would be...

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FREE LIVE STREAMING VIDEO: ECTA Spaceport America 1.5 Mile Invitational Shootout Starts This Morning!

When Steve and Suzie and the gang from the ECTA called me and asked if I wanted to help out at the ECTA Spaceport America 1.5 Mile Shootout, I said “Sure, how can I help?”. When they said...

Watch Two Mammoth 100+ Year Old Steam Tractors Have A Reunion Of Sorts – A Slow, Cool Drive

Oh if these things could talk! This fun video takes a look at two big old steam tractors as they are fired up and driven to a common location to have a “reunion”. That’s probably...

Yet Another Fix: Finnegan Gets Another Giant Truck…This Time A Six-Door Ford!

A couple of days ago I took a trip down to Nashville to a meet-up that Finnegan was hosting in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart. Yeah, it happened…a newly janky knee and all, I had no real...

Boost Your Beemer With Confidence: MAHLE Motorsport Adds Options to Boost BMW Power with PowerPak Pistons for the 5.0L V10 B50 or S85 Engine 

We live in the greatest era of horsepower the world has ever known. There’s no excuse in 2020 to be down on power, no matter what engine family you love. MAHLE Motorsport has provided yet...

This Look At And Discussion Of Split Rims and Old Truck Wheel Mounting Is Pretty Interesting – Dangerous Stuff, Interesting Process

I have owned a couple of vehicles with split rims. Known as “suicide rims” because of the fact that the outer ring can fly off and kill the guy mounting the tires, they are not a popular...

Watch The Oddball Banter Brothers Side-Seater Tractor In Action At The Indy Super Pull 30+ Years Ago

It is not exactly a hot take to say that Ralph and Dave Banter were the best team that tractor pulling has ever seen. The guys stacked up championships like cordwood, they were incredible innovators...

Blizzard Warning: 1989 Toyota Blizzard – What Happens When Toyota Taps Daihatsu For A Mini-Land Cruiser!

I won’t lie, I looked at this pictures of this 1989 Toyota Blizzard for way too long, trying to figure out what I was missing. It certainly wasn’t a Land Cruiser, way too small and unlike...

Spring Planting: Burying Mega Trucks In One Deep Hole In Michigan!

February is still a bit early to actually break out the tiller, but it’s the perfect time to start preparing the layout for the garden at BangShift Mid-West. Yeah, that’s right, when...

Jolly Good History: This 1970s Video Looks Back At Land Rover In Its Prime And Shows Off The Tough British Rigs

If we know one thing, the British are a prideful people. Pluggy, tough, and inventive, their country gave the world the Industrial Revolution, the roadmap for how to build a successful Navy, and the...

Finnegan Gets A Birthday Surprise! It’s Amazing What Stuff Will Make A Square Body Crew Cab Guy Happy!

Normal people sometimes don’t understand the stuff that makes us car guys happy. Square body guys are even a different breed, and because some stuff is so hard to find we get pretty giddy when...

The King Of The Hammers 2020 Rock Bouncers VS Crawlers Shootout Was Epic! Watch Here

King of the Hammers is an event like none other. If you haven’t gotten to see rock bouncers or rock crawlers in action, then you are missing out. It is some of the craziest combination of power,...

King Of The Hammers Shootout 2020: Scrambling For Traction On Idle Issues

Rockcrawling and rock bouncing in the dark in the middle of the desert…sounds like a good time, doesn’t it? King of the Hammers is an event that I need to check off of my bucket list....

Watch This Russian ZIL-131 6×6 Truck Take On A Crazy Off Road Obstacle Course

The ZIL-131 was a staple truck in Russia form the late 1960s right through the 20-teens before the factory that made them closed up shop. They are rugged as hell, tough as nails, and we have shown...

The Songs Of Sherman: This Video Shows Sherman Tanks With Their Various Engines – Radial Continental, Detroit Diesels, Chrysler Multi-Bank, and More!

We love engines and history around here so when we see a video where both of those things intersect in a perfect union, we’re all about it. This time it is a neat video filled with clips of...