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Vintage Truck Project Perfection: This 1946 Federal Truck Is All There And Begging For A Restoration

In a never ending bid to cause me personal harm through an automotive purchase, my pal Alan Reinhart threatened to buy this awesome 1946 Federal Truck. I’ll give the guy credit, he has good...

Video Bonanza: 1980s Monster Truck Arena Show Screamer Ads – These Are All GOLD!

This is awesome! I randomly ran across a single 1980s monster truck TV commercial on YouTube and then I went straight down the rabbit hole looking for more, and boy did I find them. This collect of...

Spills, Chills, and Destruction Video: This Is The Wildest Collection Of Pulling Fails We Have Ever Seen

Now this right here is an all-star compilation of wackiness. You are going to watch a seemingly endless chain of pulling crashes, pulling explosions, and pulling failures that include classes...

And We’re Back With Even More SEMA Show Photo Coverage – Check It Out

Just when you think you’ve seen it all in one of the many halls of the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, you find another corner full of bitchin rides you hadn’t seen before. This happens all the...

SEMA 2019 Photos: A Selection Of Interesting Cars and Interesting Engines! Why Be Totally Normal?

(Photos by the author) –¬†Breaking news guys, there are LOTS of LS and LT engines here. They are pretty much in everything and while there are now dedicated companies designed to dress them up...

If You Missed The Mint 400, Here Is An Extended Cut Of The TV Show And It’s Awesome

The Mint 400 was epicly cool in 2019, with tons of action and all that you expect from one of the best desert races in the world. This is one of those events that truly shows you just what the...

SEMA 2019: Lohnes Shares Photos From His First Day On The Floor Of The Show

(Photos by the author) –¬†Annnnnd we’re back! Yes, it is SEMA time again and we’re here with photos and the inside scoop on the neatest stuff that’s going on at SEMA 2019....

2019 Baja 1000 Course Marking Adventures with The Brenthel Brothers – It’s Official, But Fun!

When the Brenthel Brothers, Jonathan and Jordon, decided to record their adventures in course marking for the SCORE International BAJA 1000. They are just one of the teams that are marking different...

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The C10 Clash Continues! C-10 Clash E5 – LS vs. SBC, Which One Is Better?

When Marcel and Jason both decided to build C10 Chevrolet trucks of different generations, in totally different ways and with totally different agendas, the natural car guy competitive nature kicked...

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Unveiled: Ford Bronco R Baja 1000 Prototype – And It’s Going To Baja Later This Month!

Well, hello there. We’ve known for a while that Ford was planning a return of the Bronco nameplate on a boxy four-wheel-drive style vehicle, but we weren’t expecting to see much about it...

BOOM! A Look At The Weird, Wild, and Deadly Fad Of Staged Train Crashes From the 1890s to the 1980s — w/Video

There’s something ingrained into the DNA of human beings that has forced us and continues to force us to be enthralled with wrecks, crashes, and carnage. You see a fair bit of it here on...

Watch The Awesome and Pretty Complicated Starting Procedure For A 1958 John Deere 820 – Pony Motor!

If there is a basic rule of life it is that any engine that needs or happily uses another engine to start it is pretty awesome and the big (400+ ci) two cylinder John Deere diesel is nothing but...

Classic YouTube: The B-52H That Flew For Five Hours After It’s Vertical Stabilizer Was Torn Off!

The Boeing B-52 might be the most solid investment of any Air Force aircraft out there, with the design expected to remain in service far longer than even the most optimistic engineer might have...

Video Bonanza: Willys Jeeps Doing Cool Stuff – Plowing Fields, Digging Holes, Running Saws!

When WWII ended and the little Willys Jeep had become one of the most iconic symbols of American ingenuity, toughness, and success, there was one problem that Willys was facing. What were they...