Category Archive: 1320 Project Cars, 1320 Spotlight

New Project Alert! Motion Raceworks Kick Off The Drag Week/Rocky Mountain Race Week Extreme Blazer Project!

Before too long everyone at Motion Raceworks is going to have a car ready to run on Rocky Mountain Race Week and Drag Week! They’ve been getting Novas and GTOs ready and now it’s time for...

Introducing Project Phantom: Happiness Is Two Bad Ass Mustangs In The Garage. This Couple Has Got The Horsepower Fever Bad

When Joe Grippo, one of awesome freelance picture takers around here, shows up at the race track with his wheelstanding 1969 Mustang it is always a riot to watch. This is one dialed small tire care...

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...

Building A Big Horsepower B58 Inline Six For Your Supra Or BMW? MAHLE Motorsport Has A Piston For You!

With a little less weight and little less compression than the factory piston, this new unit from MAHLE Motorsport is designed specifically for those hot rodders out there who are planning to cram...

Project Bottle Rocket: Uncle Tony’s Street-Sweeper Coronet Is Alive And Moving!

Is there such a thing as “professional jealousy”? Because I think I’m suffering from it right now. Or maybe it’s the sharp pang from my memories of a car long since gone....

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...

Project Bottle Rocket: Gears And Gas For The Lightweight Coronet Drag Car Project!

Work never ceases at Uncle Tony’s Garage. There’s lots going on…whether it’s detailing the Nashville Rash that Tony’s daily-driver Swinger received, taking care of the...

Unglamorous And Necessary: Scraping Undercoating From The Bottle Rocket Coronet

The rust-adverse among us might be ever grateful that factory undercoating was hosed all over the underside of the car but if you are honest about being hard-core about racing, all you see is...

The Steak, The Steam, The Suffering: Finnegan’s Woes Leading Up To The Showdown

By now you already know how this story plays out: Mike Finnegan packed his 1955 Chevy, “Blasphemi”, into his newest car hauler, grabbed a couple of friends to come along, and headed west,...

Go In-Depth With The “Tri 5 By Fire” 1955 Chevy That Went Against Finnegan

He lost the race, he lost his beard, but in no manner does that mean that the “Tri 5 By Fire” 1955 Chevrolet owned by Jon Chase is a loser. Luck just bit him in the ass when the timing...

The Cheap Racing LUV Made It To The Zip-Tie Drags! Here’s The Final Chapter In The Little Truck’s Mission!

After following the build of Broke Bastard Garage’s Chevrolet LUV, we’ve been waiting with baited breath to see how the truck handled the Zip-Tie Drags and the $3K Hooptie Challenge in...

The Auction Mistake Corvette Lives Again! Dyno And Dragstrip Time!

One C6 Corvette with a lifetime of hell already seen blows up a transplant engine after making some big-boy power at the strip. Surely, that same Corvette deserves a chance for redemption, right?...

This 1970 VW Type 3 Is A Forlorn Bonneville Project That Needs To Be Finished

When it comes to Bonneville, you know that the freaks show up. The level of creativity, boundary pushing, and creative rule interpretation is beyond anything else in racing and that is why we love it...

Cheap Racing LUV Still In Progress With Days To Go Before The $3K Hooptie Challenge…And They Shortened The Frame!

Dude. I understand that dropping a small block into a Chevrolet LUV isn’t as straightforward as dumping the same small-block into a Camaro and hitting it with enough nitrous to stun an African...