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Category Archive: Car Features, CAR FEATURES, HISTORIC, Videos

Take A Complete Tour Of The James Hetfield Collection Now Housed At The Petersen Automotive Museum

If you haven’t had a chance to go to the Petersen Automotive Museum yet, then please make sure you do that as soon as possible. It’s an amazing place, filled with amazing cars and really...

The Luxury HMMWV: We Got Junkyard Digs To Revive A Diesel-Powered Buick!

Have you seen the joke passed around about how in forty or fifty years, nobody is going to be excited to open a barn door and find a Honda Civic? Yeah…I might hate the things, but I promise you...

This 1985 AMC Eagle Might Be The Nicest One In The Country…And It’s Loaded, Too!

AMC Eagle wagons are a weird thing to me. On one hand, if you’ve seen one, you’ve pretty much seen them all: you have the same basic shape that first appeared as the AMC Hornet...

Legendary Drag Racer, Herb McCandless, Shows Off his Gen III Hemi Powered 1961 Chrysler 300

Herb McCandless is a bad ass. He was around for the start of Pro Stock, has won the US Nationals, raced and won with Sox and Martin, and he’s had an illustrious career as an incredibly talented...

Money No Object: 1969 Pontiac GTO “The Judge” With An LS3/5-Speed Swap

Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In went off the air in 1973. So, to be quite fair, you will have to get a history lesson together for anybody under the age of 40 if you really want to explain the...

Copart Cadaver: A 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner Superbird That Burned To The Ground!!! But What Else Happened To It?

Holy crap! You don’t see this kind of thing very often, but what a sad site it is. Seeing a 1970 Plymouth Superbird in person is always a treat, because there just aren’t that many of...

Money No Object: This Dodge Li’l Red Express Will Haul Ass In Full Disco Style!

In the grand scheme of things, Chrysler Corporation in 1979 was more dysfunctional than an alcohol-fueled Thanksgiving Day family fist fight that was coming to an end. Lee Iacocca had been sniped...

Go Home And Drink: The Chrysler 300 SRT Is No Longer Available In Australia

The process is called “de-contenting” and it’s the fastest way to kill off a vehicle brand. Pull the models people like, reduce the model spread, and once you can justify the...

Rough Start: 1977 Pontiac Bonneville – Last Call For Pontiac Power!

When GM put the full-size B-body platform on a diet, there was no singling out a brand that would be spared the crash diet. Pontiac, Buick, Oldsmobile, Chevrolet…all of the full-sizers lost a...

Unhinged: If Chrysler Isn’t Dead By The End Of The Week, I’ll Be Stunned.

Two years ago, I thought we were going to see Chrysler go away. Admittedly, I was surprised it lasted this long. But with all signs pointing to the company disappearing soon, I felt that it was worth...

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Money No Object: 1959 Chevrolet Impala – The Blower Always Wins!

Not one word about how nitrous or turbochargers are better. You know damn well what I mean when I say the blower always wins. It’s not a matter of performance. It’s a matter of looks, of...

Goldbrick: Ringing The New Year In By Nuking Tires Off In A Chrysler Cordoba

How quickly were you ready to put last year into the rear view mirror? Well…let’s just say this: If we weren’t already in the middle of one gigantic headache over the last few...

Revival Gone Wrong: This Bronco Did Not Want To Wake Up For Anybody!

For years now I’ve followed the exploits of Kevin and his fascination with bringing abandoned, unloved vehicles to life. For the most part, every one of his rigs has ended with some kind of...

Mrs. Murder Nova’s K5 Blazer Project Is Coming Along! Paint, Body, And More. Watch It Going Back Together.

A couple weeks ago we showed you the “new to the Murder family” K5 Blazer as it was introduced and taken apart for a fresh paint job before some other updates and upgrades. This is a...