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Small Block Ford Intake Testing – Single vs Dual Plane On Both 351 Cleveland And Windsor

The world of intake manifolds is a diverse one, where dual plane, single plane, tunnel ram, IR, cross ram, long runner and short are available for just about every popular engine combo. And because...

Rust Repair How To: Fixing Trunk Flange Gutters The Right Way With Fitzee

Rust repair definitely ranks in the top 10 things most hot rodders and racers dread or fear, and I have to admit that I was one of those folks for a very long time. Now I’m no body work guy, so...

Pricelessly Cool: Watch The Incredible Process Of Printing An Inconel Header From Scratch – Amazing

Yes, we know. This process was really long. This process was incredibly expensive, complicated, and maybe unnecessarily complex but my goodness is it awesome. This is how Steph Papadakis Racing went...

NHRA Insider: The Young Operators – Listen To Two Young, Innovative, and Forward Looking Track Operators Talk About The Present and the Future

Tyler Crossnoe and Victor Alvarez join Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast. These two guys are among the youngest and most innovative track operators in the country and they do...

American Powertrain Parting Shift: 1961 Ford With A Four Speed On The Column?! Most Controversial Linkage Ever

There’s nothing like a good internet fight between automotive experts, right? The reason is that there are guys who know a lot and are proud that that know a lot. So proud that they cannot help...

Dulcich Does YouTube: This Oil Pan Baffling Video Shows You How To Improve A Stock Pan At Home!

Steve Dulcich is a great guy who’s magazine stories have enthralled us for years. In more recent times it has been his video work on shows like Hot Rod Garage, Engine Masters, and others that...

All Spray, No Pray: Watch This Prestige Motorsports 427 Ford Small Black Make 1,000hp On Spray – You Can Win It!

Holley has been giving away some awesome engines over the last year and the program has been successful that it will continue going forward. How do we know? This is one of the engines! You are going...

Nitro Time Machine: Watch Bob Bode Score One Of The Great NHRA Funny Car Underdog Wins Of All Time

When it comes to legendary underdog wins in NHRA nitro funny car history, Bob Bode’s triumph at Brainerd in 2010 stands apart from the rest. The longtime privateer competitor from Illinois only...

The Hoonicorn’s Last Ride? Ken Block and Ford Split, This Could Be The Last Time He Mangles Four Tires At A Time

The big news last week was that Ken Block and Ford have amicably ended their 11-year partnership in racing and other automotive craziness. This is a partnership that was amazingly successful in terms...

Awesome Machining Video: Screw and Rotor Production For Superchargers, Pumps, Blowers, and More

If there is one thing that we like seeing around here, it’s cool videos that highlight the ways mankind has developed to machine metals into the shapes and sizes that are needed for different...

Streak Stopper: Watch Dean Skuza Shut Down John Force At The 1997 NHRA Gatornationals

It’s really hard to conceive of just how dominant John Force was in the world of nitro funny car racing during the 1990s but this video gives us a little glimpse. Coming into the 1997 NHRA...

Shop Talk With Shawn! Tearing Down The Car, Discussing NPK, and the Future of the Car! Big Changes!

Will No-Prep Kings happen? Will it be another year of limited racing? What car is Shawn going to bring? What changes will be made? And what has been done to the NPK car over the winter? Well there...

American Powertrain Parting Shift: Ride Down The Strip In This 327ci Chevy Powered, Muncie M-22 Roaring Nova!

This is not an American Powertrain Parting Shift that’s chock full of tricky shifting, some gazillion dollar car, or a big rig with six shift levers coming up through the floor. Nope, this is...

Hot Shoe: Watch Kenji Okazaki Suffer A Massive Funny Car Fire At Houston In 1993 – Some Never Before Seen Video

There are certain truth in drag racing that are absolute. The first one to the finish line wins in a heads up race, header flames are awesome, and if you race a nitro funny car your ass is going to...