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Cool Video: Diagnosing And Dyno Testing A 1,000hp Big Rig – Solving Fuel System Problems

There’s just something about seeing a hot rodded big rig on the dyno that gets our dander up. In this case it is a Peterbilt at the famed Pittsburgh Power company in Pennsylvania. The truck has...

Why’d They Do It? This Popular Mechanics Story About The New 7.3L Ford Gas Engine Is Great

It was probably the biggest automotive surprise of the last calendar year. It’s probably the last big block gas V8 any company is going to build, and it’s probably going to be a pretty...

See A Dragline Rescue A Caterpillar D11 Bulldozer Like It Is A Toy

Mining is not an easy business. It is like the world’s biggest game of sand box Tonka trucks and like in the sand box, sometimes things happen. In this case an operator rolled a Caterpillar D11...

Truck For Sale: Larry Larson Selling The S10 He Won A Wally With, Won No-Preps With, Ran 1st Street Legal 5-Second Pass With!

It was built as a doomsday weapon of sorts and by the time the first phase of its career had finished, Larry Larson’s S10 truck he elevated itself to iconic status in the world of drag racing....

Spud Speedway In Caribou Maine Is For Sale – Cool Little Track With A Price Lower Than Lots Of Houses! Wow!

So we have been showing you a lot of these track listings lately and as it turns out people like finding them here. They like finding them so much that we have to sometimes take them down after the...

FCA Has Brought Back The Warlock – Needs More Hemi And More Stakebed!

Call me a little bit suspicious if you must, but there is something quite familiar about the newly introduced 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock. Obviously, the nameplate is a surprise…the Warlock...

Another Iron In The Fire: New L8T 6.6L Gas Engine For Chevy Trucks Is Stout, Iron Block and All

Perhaps shooed along by the announcement of Ford’s new 7.3L gas engine for their 2020 heavy duty trucks, Chevrolet has released the specs on the new L8T gas engine for Chevy trucks. This engine...

Unveiled: Ram’s New Multifunction Tailgate For Half-Tons – Swing However You’d Like To!

Not to be outdone with press releases from both Ford and GM, Ram has announced a new feature for their half-ton pickup trucks. It’s called the multifunction tailgate and it works like this: in...

Return Of The Big Block? Ford Introduces 444ci Pushrod V8 Engine For Next Generation Super Duty!

In news that we totally did not see coming, Ford has announced a new pushrod engine option for the upcoming 2020 Super Duty line of trucks. This engine is the biggest gasoline burning engine a...

Unveiled: The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Line – 35,500 Pounds Towing, 910 Foot-Pounds Of Torque

The timing seems just too coincidental for this announcement. In the same time that Ford announces the return of the large-cube gasoline V8, GM has unveiled the 2020 Silverado HD lineup that will...

Revitalizing A Classic: Glacier National Park’s “Red Jammers” Are Getting A New Lease On Life

I can’t say that I have been in Glacier National Park, but if it’s even half as pretty as western Montana on the whole is, you need to make it one of your bucket-list stops. For the...

Running A Sniper EFI On Your Jeep? Time To Add The Sniper EFI HyperSpark Distributor!

If you have made the jump to a Sniper EFI conversion on your 258ci Jeep engine you are probably loving it. How about if you could love even more? That’s right, the addition of a Holley Sniper...

Paying The Piper: FCA Settles Diesel Lawsuit Cases, Recalls Ram And Jeep 3.0L Diesel Trucks

They aren’t saying that they did anything wrong, but FCA is going to pay out to end the diesel emissions cases with federal and state authorities and owners of Ram and Jeep products that were...

Rivan: The Electric Truck and SUV Startup That Caught Everyone’s Attention At The L.A. Auto Show

At the 2018 L.A. Auto Show, one truck and one SUV made waves, both made by a manufacturer that nobody had seemingly heard of: Rivan. The two concepts, the R1T pickup truck and the R1S SUV, are...