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How To: Measure For A Simpson Hybrid Frontal Head Restraint

We’re all about safety around here, and I’m a HUGE fan of head restraint systems like the NecksGen, HANS, and Simpson’s Hybrid system, just to name a few. It doesn’t matter...

Finnegan’s Garage: Finnegan Just Had The Worst Crash Of His Life

Video Description: In Episode 206 of Mike Finnegan’s Garage, myself, David Newbern, and our friend Brandon Wise travelled from Georgia to Tennessee to party with 30 other Youtubers at Cletus...

This 1966 Pontiac Dealer Promo Film Called Pontiac: The Wide Open World Of Youth Is Great!

If 1964 blew the lid off of the fact that kids had money to spend on cars, the ensuing years were where manufacturers made their direct play to the youth market in the country. From pony cars to...

Awesome History Video: What Happened To The Best NASCAR Machines Of The 1990s? Race Car Investigation!

Race cars are merely collections of rubber, steel, aluminum, and various other stuff. They don’t have feelings, they don’t have a brain. They are inanimate objects used to perform a job....

The Factory Promotion Film For The 1960 Chrysler 300F Is Fantastic And And Even Promises A Version That Technically Never Came

The Chrysler “letter cars” of the late 1950s and early 1960s capture the audacity and balls out nature of Detroit perhaps better than any other line of cars from that time period. They...

Single Seat Race Car Build Part 8: SPLIT WISHBONES and REAR TORQUE TUBE SHORTENING

Bennett’s Customs is an Australian traditional hot rod builder that does some pretty cool car and motorcycle projects, and they have embarked on a new project that must be done by September in...

The Alfarrari Project Continues: Engine Adapter Plate, And Moving Decades Of Sheetmetal Damage Around.

Here are the next 5 videos in the series on this one and it just keeps getting better. I’m feeding you multiple videos at a time so you can make some real headway, and get hooked really easily,...

Rarely Seen: This Road Test Of The 1982 Lancia Zagato Shows Off One Of The Oddest Limited Run Cars Ever

When we look at the history of Italian car companies in the United States, it ain’t the rosiest. Yes, Ferrari and Lamborghini have made a living here for quite some time but the place to look...

This 1966 Pikes Peak Video Focuses on Ak Miller and Bobby Unser Flying In The Dirt

Now THIS is amazing. You are going to watch this 1966 Pikes Peak video that features legendary racers Ak Miller and Bobby Unser hauling ass up the mountain. Of course back then the entire course was...

No Small Task: Machining Tiny Connecting Rods For A Miniature LS Engine Is Quite The Process

The world of miniature engine building, like the world of full-size engine building has been forever morphed and changed by the introduction and proliferation of advanced machine tools. What was once...

Watch Zora Arkus-Duntov Rip A Disguised 1956 Chevy Up Pikes Peak – Bill France Timed The Run Himself!

There are certain things that we really, really love around here and this video captures just about all of them. For starters we have great footage with classic narration. Then we have history being...

WHAM! Watch A Racer Suffer A Titanic Shot During A Figure Eight Race

Figure eight racing has been drawing spectators to local circle tracks for decades. Part stock car race and part thrill show act, the races are high drama from start to finish. The perfect driver in...

Muscle Bike Video: Check Out A Restored, Turbocharged 1974 Kawasaki Z1 Motorcycle!

It is not an uncommon thing to see old cars and motorcycle restored, right? Happens every day. Even the rare machines that history seems to have lost can be brought back to their gleaming, original...

Love It Or Hate It? This Ford 289 Has 180-Degree Headers and Sounds…Different

When we saw the video below of a little 289 Ford V8 built to FIA vintage racing specs, we figured hearing the Ford small block sing to 7,500 RPM would be a fun exercise in mechanical music. We got a...