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Category Archive: Car Features, MOPAR

Everything Wrong, Done Right: This Paxton-Blown Slant Six 1981 Chrysler Cordoba Rules!

I knew, the moment that I saw Mike Brooks texted me, that I was going to see some kind of Mopar product. I didn’t even need to see a preview to know it was going to happen. The question was,...

BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: Wrapping Up The Install Of Our MSD Atomic EFI 2 System!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

Finnegan’s Garage: This Old Chevy Hasn’t Run Since 1974, But That’s All About To Change!

In this episode of Finnegan’s Garage, Newbern actually gets his 1957 Chevy running for the first time since 1974! This thing is epic, was a totally accidental roadside find, and Newbern is...

Holley LS Fest 2021: Twin-Turbo, Bagged 1965 Chevrolet C10 Is A Tire-Smoking, Rolling Billboard

This is one badass truck. There were a ton of great trucks at LS Fest 2021, in all flavors and sizes, but this 1965 Chevrolet C10 was one of our favorites. The patina look is one we dig, and because...

The Big Red Camaro Gets A GIANT Wing And Runs 216 MPH!

The Big Red Camaro is one of the most famous 1969 Camaro’s ever. It sounds funny to say since it wasn’t famous at all until the late 1980s, but since then they have built a legend of a...

$3500 Build: Bags, Body Fitment, And Turbos. Wait…Turbos? Oh Yeah

Casey is making big things happen on the $3,500 build and that means getting the suspension finished up, mounting the body where it needs to go, and adding turbos. Wait, turbos? Yeah, apparently...

Garage Find Z/28 Camaro! This 1980 Z/28 Has Been Sitting For Years But Is Driving Now!

Everyone loves a good barn find or garage find story. Some car that has been sitting for years, with the same owner, and a story about why it is where it is, always makes for a cooler purchase. This...

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries: The Electric Ice Cream Truck Is Alive! But Does It Make Ice Cream?

Edd China has been working hard on his killer Electric Ice Cream truck, because he wants to break more records with it. But in order to be the World’s Fastest Electric Ice Cream Truck, it has...

Random Car Review: 1970 Ford Mustang “Composite Mustang” or Quarter Horse

Welcome to Dearborn, 1969. The party is still in full effect for the most part. The Mustang Mach 1, the Boss 302, Torino Cobra, Mercury Cougar and Cyclone…things look lovely in the land of the...

MORE: FORD

$3,500 Build: Casey Tries The 1951 Chevy Body On The Blazer Chassis. Will It All Fit?

In the last video, Casey was asking all of us viewers what we thought he should do moving forward since he may have chosen the wrong chassis for this build. With 95% of the viewers telling him to...

Love It? Hate It? This Camaro Was Built In Thailand, Where American Cars Are Rare. What Do You Think?

(Words by Charles Wickam) Just when you thought you couldn’t build a 1st gen Camaro any other way it takes a builder with the foresight to merge trends from two continents and apply them to a...

$3,500 Build: Did He Choose The Wrong Chassis? The Chopped, Channeled, Bagged, And Bitchin Chevrolet Project Is Underway

More progress, but with some hiccups too. What should Casey do? He’s asking your opinions on this one, because he may have chosen the wrong chassis for this build. After successfully building...

Gasser Spotlight: This 1948 Austin Gasser is a Stack-Injected Big-Block-Powered Monster in a Miniature Package

This all-steel 1948 Austin is super rad, and is referred to as the “Bare Metal Brute” for good reason. John Verde owns this thing and built it because his father had one way back in the...

Newbern Drags The Abandoned ’57 Chevrolet Home From Texas And Even Does A Roadside Makeover!

This is the rescue mission for the 1957 Chevrolet that Finnegan and Newbern discovered on their trip through Texas a few months ago. Stopping to see a roadside find resulted in Newbern buying this...