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Measure Twice, Cut Once: Mark Williams Enterprises Releases New Clearance Template For 10″ Ring Gear Cases

If you have a big horsepower car or truck and you are running the types of rear end components that you should be to keep your axel happy, clearance can be a problem. This is doubly true if you...

Money No Object: The Big-Block Shelby Daytona Super Coupe Will Return! Six Examples Will Be Produced!

CSX2286 is one of the most important Shelby Daytona Coupes ever made: it is the only Daytona Super Coupe made for LeMans racing, a program that never left the ground. Here’s how the story goes:...

Anything Goes: This 2007 Dodge Charger Daytona Can Do Just About Everything!

Early on Sunday morning, as Haley and I were packing up Angry Grandpa for the long drive back to Kentucky, few cars remained from the MSHS group that we had been hanging around with all week. One...

Could Jeep Go Chinese? Great Wall Has Expressed Interest In Acquiring The Brand

Surprisingly enough, I have experiences with Great Wall automobiles. Many of the non-military contractor vehicles available during my stays in Iraq were Great Wall Deer pickup trucks (read: rebadged...

Unhinged: This Ford Explorer-Meets-Jeep Build We Found At Woodward Is Awesome!

It’s been almost four months since the picked carcass that was the Rollover Explorer made it’s way to Causey’s Auto Parts in Bowling Green, and even though we asked nicely to be a...

The Unlikely Hero: Regular Car Reviews The 1994 Ford Taurus SHO

In middle school, I once had a conversation with a kid on the bus about what we wanted for a first car…or, rather, what he wanted as a first car, since my first Camaro had come and gone and I...

Exorcising The Demon: Pennzoil Cuts Dodge’s Monster Loose In Philadelphia

Pennzoil’s series of mini-movies involving a hired wheelman and some sort of yellow four-wheeled dream machine hasn’t ended yet. They’ve paid homage to the Hellcat Challenger and...

Woodward Dream Cruise Weekend 2017: Come Rain, Mist, Or A Bad Case Of Windburn, We Shall Deliver!

Friday afternoon was a grab-bag of weather for the pre-Cruise. It wasn’t the absolute flooding that the race at Milan had turned out to be, but it was far from peachy weather. Clouds that...

How To Destroy A Nissan Maxima Via Backyard Dirt Track, Demo Derby, And A Pond Jump!

Whenever we see videos of people destroying “good” running junk cars in the name of fun and excitement we get super duper jealous. In case you were wondering, super duper is a verifiable...

Which GM C10 Makes The Best Hot Rodder’s Shop Truck?

While I can’t afford one at the moment, I keep looking at GM C10/20 trucks thinking that some day one of these will make the perfect shop truck. You know, the one you use to haul engines to...

Classic YouTube: The Only Eclipse We Could Care About Is The AWD, Turbocharged Version!

In case you weren’t beaten over the head over and over about how there will be a total eclipse of the Sun early this afternoon, there will be a bit of shade for you to enjoy courtesy of the...

Woodward Dream Cruise Weekend 2017: Watching The Iron Just Passing On By…

Woodward is automotive overload. I’ll even put it above the SEMA show. At least, at SEMA, you have a small chance to see just about everything within the week. At Woodward, you don’t have...

Love The Looks Of A ’57 Chevy But Want Utility? How About The Bel-Kota?

In 1957, if you wanted to go haul a bunch of lumber home in the back of your Chevrolet, nobody was going to stop you. I’m willing to bet that in 1967, you’d still be OK, since the Chevy...

Modern Street Hemi Shootout Show Lot At Woodward: Demons, Hellcats, And Racers Showing Off

Dan VanHorn goes out of his way to take care of his racers. Way out of his way, in fact, which becomes apparent when you look at the setup he provides for the MSHS racers for the Woodward weekend. He...