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Urchfab’s Scrap Heap Challenge – The Drift Rat Rod Build Remastered

A few years ago Urchfab built a “rat rod” for drifting and it is one unique ride. Compared to what we see here in The States, this thing is a bit odd, but it certainly performs and is fun...

TUNE PORT INJECTION-LONG RUNNER VS SHORT RUNNER-WHICH ONE MAKES MORE HP, WHICH ONE MAKES MORE TORQUE?

Long vs Short Runner intake manifolds is a discussion that has been going on for decades. Which is right for my combo? Which one makes the most power? Which one makes the most torque? Is there...

This Ancient GN JAP V8 Powered Car Has A Wooden Frame And Gets Driven – A 100+ Year Old Hot Rod!

So before you think we’re making an ill-advised reference to Japan, we’re not. This is a 100+ year old GN cycle car that is powered by nearly as ancient JAP (JA Prestwich) V8 that was...

LS Fest East Photo Coverage: Our Final Corner Carving Gallery Of Pro Touring Machines

Our last gallery of pro touring and autocross action from LS Fest! (Photos by Wes Allison) Holley’s LS Fest events are now spread across the country, but the one that started it all is held in...

Single Seat Race Car Build Part 9: SHAPING THE REAR BOAT TAIL AND COWL

It is time to do more sheet metal work and that means making the cowl and the rear boat tail so that this thing really is a race car. Bennett’s Customs is an Australian traditional hot rod builder...

LOW-BUCK vs MO-BUCK, CHEAP, JUNKYARD 454 VS GM ZZ454 CRATE MOTOR-WHICH ONE WOULD YOU CHOOSE & WHY?

Junkyard vs Crate, this is a comparison that has been going on for a long time and people have a variety of opinions on which one is the best for a hot rod project. While both of the engines in this...

Great Video: This Look Back At The Revolutionary Ford Taurus And SHO Is Informative And Fun

This is not some lame history of the Ford Taurus or the SHO, instead this is the kind of really great look back at a revolutionary car that we love. It’s truthful to say that the Taurus saved...

The Tightest Race In F1 History: The Story of The 1971 Italian Grand Prix Is Fantastic

Is there anything cooler than racing history? I’m not sure that there is. Clearly I have been a freak for it over the course of my life and so many others are as well. This time we are talking...

Youtubers Made the Smallest, Fastest Impact Wrenches on the Planet, Torque Test Channel Tests ‘Em!

Hot rodded tools?! Yep, what happens if you take your average cordless tools, in this case impact drivers, and you add parts from an impact wrench/gun? I have a feeling that bad things happen in some...

LS Fest East Photo Coverage: Autocross Action Means Sideways Corner Carving Fun

More fun pro touring and autocross action from LS Fest! (Photos by Wes Allison) Holley’s LS Fest events are now spread across the country, but the one that started it all is held in Bowling Green...

Holley’s End Of Summer Exhaust Sale! Blowing Out Warehouse Deals At Up To 88% Off!

You read that right, up to 88% off on Holley exhaust products right now! That means Flowmaster, Hooker, Flowtech, and so much more! Given how much time it has taken to get parts over the last two...

Engine Magic: Watch This Video About Bringing A Buick Stage II IndyCar engine Back to Life On The Dyno!

This is one of the neatest engine videos we have seen in a long, long time. Why? It is all about bringing a Buick Stage II IndyCar engine back to life on the dyno…in Australia. The engine was...

Two Thing: Check Out The Build Of This Two Cylinder Engine From A Pair Of One Lungers!

The other day we showed you basically the pinnacle of American engine building with a look inside the shop of Sandy Wilkins and the build of a secretive and complex variant of the RY45 V8. Today we...

This Not-Quite-Right Ford Taurus Slipped Past NASCAR’s Inspectors And Got Approved For Homologation

The Ford Taurus has many good things to be proud of. The initial Taurus/Sable launch got Ford out of a rut that they had been stuck in since the mid-1970s and got them to evolve their design...