Who Wouldn’t Want To Haul Ass Across The Desert Behind The Wheel Of This?!?!

We’ve always got the hankering to drive fast across the desert in a race truck, buggy, or car. In fact it is one of the things I truly want to race more than a lot of other things. Sure my list...

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Finnegan Wants To Trade His Enclosed Ramp Truck For ALMOST ANYTHING ELSE!!!

So late last year Finnegan and Dave bought another square body ramp truck, but this one was enclosed. This was before buying the white enclosed ramp truck now known as Square Force 1. As cool as...

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These M3 Amphibious Bridge Vehicles Are Awesome! They Go Anywhere And Let Everyone Else Go Wherever Too!

We always think about war being guns and bombs and “warfare”, but the truth is that most of it is more about logistics and transportation. In 1942 The United States Naval Construction...

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Wheelstands On The Street Pulling A Trailer!?! Yeah, It’s A Wilkey Thing…

We’re fans of doing funny stuff with a trailer behind you. Like trailer burnouts on Rocky Mountain Race Week or Drag Week. After all, who doesn’t like seeing burnouts on the street, and...

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This Extended Cab OBS Truck Is Throwback Perfect And We’d Drive It Daily!

OBS, Old Body Style, GM Trucks are the hottest of the hot right now and since I lived through the 1990’s when these things were also the hottest of the hot, I tend to like the ones that look...

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Shreddy Lyfe Takes On The BAJA 500 With Redline Racing Of Texas

BAJA is the pinnacle of desert off-road racing. Whether it is the 500 or the 1000, racing BAJA will test the driver, crew, and equipment by pushing them to, and past, their limits. The crew from...

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This 1937 Chevy Wrecker Is Well Worn Perfection In Need Of A Home

One of the things that we’re constantly reminded of is that more “old stuff” has survived than any of us can probably conceive of. Honestly, think of all the auctions, eBay ads,...

Bottom Dollar Blazer Project – Episode 2: Fixing Mechanical Stuff

The first order of business with the ’79 Blazer I wrote about in last week’s episode was to start cleaning up everything, understanding what the issues were so I could get it running...

Cool Video: A Restored Brubaker Box Van Is Cool, Weird, And One Man’s Dream Car

If you have never seen a “Brubaker Box” or Automecca Sports Van, don’t be ashamed. These VW based vans were rare in their day and are virtually automotive unicorns today. There was...

The Entire SCORE Off Road Series For 2014 Will Be On CBS, And We Will Be There!

That’s right folks, for the first time in SCORE Baja Racing history, there is going to be televised action from each and every stop on the World Championship Series. We LOOOOOVVEEEEE...

Does The 2015 Ford Expedition Mark The Beginning Of The End For Ford V8 Engines?

Ford announced the specs for the upcoming 2015 Ford Expedition and while that in itself isn’t all that BangShifty there’s an underlying situation involved with the Expedition that seems...

More Dirt Slinging, Mud Sloggin’ Action From Dirty Gras 2014 – Huge Trucks In The Muck!

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Yesterday we showed you the first of two galleries from an event known as Dirty Gras which was held on the 700 acre grounds of Down South Off Road Park in Crosby,...

Watch An Idiot Try To Extricate Himself And His Jeep From A Frozen Pond….In Someone’s Yard

The underlying message to take away from this video is that it was a miracle no one was killed in making it. The star of the show is a guy who drove a Jeep Wrangler out onto a frozen pond with no...

Action Gallery: Flying Mud And Much From Dirty Gras 2014 In Crosby, Texas

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – While most of the rest of the country froze like popsicles the off road crowd in Crosby, Texas had a weekend of fun at the Down South Off Road Park. Our own Charles...

eBay Find: The Massey Assassin Is Completely Nuts And For Sale! Twin Turbo Small Block, Overdrive Transmission, And An Iron Tractor Seat

This is just your average, run-of-the-mill 1940s Massey Harris tractors that has been outfitted with air suspension, a twin turbo small block Chevy engine, an overdrive transmission, and is fast...

Mint 400 Race Preview Is The Most Intense Four Minutes Of Off Road Racing Video You’ll See

The famed Mint 400 off road race is coming in just a couple of weeks and this four minute preview for the event will have you on the edge of your seat the entire time. This is a reel of jumps, wheel...

Craigslist Find: A 1965 Military Alvis Stallwart 6×6 Amphibious Truck We Want Bad. Real Bad.

There is quite literally no reason why we need this truck. None. But that doesn’t mean we don’t want it really bad. And the fact that it’s less than 6 miles from my house is...

This 1978 Kenworth Big Rig Has Marmon Herrington AWD And You Car Buy It Off Of Craigslist

(By Greg Rourke) –  Marmon Herrington was an offshoot of the Marmon Motor Car Company, builder of the winning entry in the first Indy 500.  Walter Marmon later teamed up with Arthur...

The Bottom Dollar Blazer Project: Resurrecting a Yankee K5 Blazer From The Creeping Death

I have always loved the K5 Blazer, but I have two problems: (1) 99.9 percent of the K5s available have been treated to hockey puck lift kits and chrome directional wheels.  (2) I’m cheap, and...

Safety on the job site is no laughing matter. Well, maybe a little – Shake Hands With Danger Scores High On Unintentional Comedy (Video)

(Words by Greg Rourke) – Shake Hands With Danger is an industrial safety film produced in 1980. It was directed by Herk Harvey, best known as the director of “Carnival Of Souls”, a...