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Hot Farm Pulling Action Video: No You Sicko, Not That Kind Of Hot! We’re Talking Hot Farm Tractors!

When it comes to pulling, one of the things that’s lost on a lot of people are the differences in the classes. The video we have for you below today features the Hot Farm Tractor class which is...

Video: 1950s Tractor Crash Testing Is The Best Crash Testing – The Creepy Music Adds To The Weirdness

When is comes to crash testing, tractor crash testing is kind of the weirdest. Why? Because lots of times when you crash a tractor you die and you don’t die some quick way, it’s like...

Clevite Clinic Is An Awesome 1950s Film About Bearings and Engines – It’s Old But Awesomely Informative!

Internal combustion engines have evolved a lot since the 1950s but there are certain things that are still the same. The fact that every engine going down the road has main bearings, and rod bearings...

1.16: The Forgotten Disaster – How America’s Worst Maritime Nightmare Happened In 1865 And Who It Happened To

The sinking of the SS Sultana in 1865 to this day stands as the greatest maritime disaster in the history of the United States. More people died in the middle of the Mississippi river on an April...

Watch The “Swamp Thing” Chevy Do What It Does Best – Work In The Mud And The Muck!

There’s a mindset that hard work requires you to get down and dirty. Grease under your fingernails, mud on your boots, dirt on your face, and sweat turning all of that into some kind of funky...

Fear No Fording Situation: Check Out This Neat Jeep Delta Force Snorkel Intake System

If you are someone who regularly does hardcore off-roading with your Jeep or someone who sure wants to look like it, Flowmaster has released the air intake for you. This Jeep Delta Forse snorkel...

Heavy History: This 1950s Clark-Michigan Wheel Dozer Video Is Awesome And Showed A New Breed Of Muscle Machine

I think my love of heavy equipment mirrors my love of drag racing because both genres of machines were developed with pretty well reasoned purposes. Of course on the drag strip it is getting to the...

Oldies, But Goodies? Let’s Look At The Three Oldest Trucks On The Market Today – Do They Stand Up?

(By Tom Lohnes) – Age is a thing no person or object can escape. With almost all modern cars on the market getting introduced or redesigned in the 2010s, only a few survive from the 00s. There...

Son Of An Alco: The 2020 GMC Sierra 2500 Denali Is A Road Going Luxury Locomotive

If you are shopping the top end of the domestic pickup truck market you are looking at heavier duty rigs, likely with all the bells and whistles, a diesel drivetrain, and as much chrome as you can...

The Horsepower of Hydration: Listen To This Deep Dive Into The History of The Mighty Mack Super Pumper System That Protected New York City

There are lots of neat mechanical stories out there in the world. Some are more about the people that operated the machines and some are about machines that sold problems in an ingenious way for...

The Behemoth Returns: Ford Will Bring Back The Excursion – The Large By Huge SUV Isn’t Dead Yet

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Ford Excursion was and is a valuable car. Based on F-250 underpinnings, the Excursion could be had with a yeoman 5.4-liter Triton V8 or a tough as nails 7.3-liter Power...

Vulgar Display: Off-Roading Rowdiness In “Holy Horsepower Vol. 6” From MadRam11

Does anything beat some good old, down and dirty fun? Not if you are into off-roading, it doesn’t. Where else can you bring as little or as much horsepower as you want and show off to your...

Tech Tips From BluePrint Engines: Whether You Are Buying An Engine or Not, This Tech Advice Will Help You

Knowledge is power, knowledge is winning, knowledge is saving money and having fun. All of these and many more are the reasons that BluePrint Engines has a multitude of great tech pages and tips on...

QuarantinePiece Theater: Steel On The Rouge Is An Incredible Documentary About The Steel Production At The River Rouge Plant

There are few factories that have actually and literally changed the world. Ford’s River Rouge plant, at its height was the most incredible factory that the human race has ever produced. Quite...