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Category Archive: Car Features, CAR FEATURES, ENGINE, ENGINES, FORD, FORD, Project Cars, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

The Iron Trap Crew STOLE And Revived A 1947 Ford Custom For The Ultimate Surprise

I love stories like this! Friend has car, car breaks, friend can’t fix car, friend loses interest in car, car sits for years, friends of friend come get car and bring it back to life. This is...

Quick Feature: One Rare 1984 Mustang GT Turbo Droptop From Ford Festival 2022

I’m a sucker for a good four-eye Fox Body Mustang, and this one here really speaks to me because I love the 2.3L Turbo. I’m a Chevrolet guy to the core, so my normal is to want every Fox...

Jay Leno Drives The ICON Motors Built Mercury Electric – Yep An Electric ’49 Mercury

Every time I mention EVs the hot rodding world loses their minds. Well, that might be a bit of an exaggeration, but not by much. Meanwhile if I told someone that this 1949 Mercury was still powered...

Trapped 40 Years: Freeing An Old Ford Mustang From A Michigan Barn

In our minds we always want any Barn Find cars to find amazing homes and to live happily ever after, like Cinderella. After all, finding some old car in a barn or shed is a pretty romantic notion, so...

Save It Saturday: Derek Bought A Classic Mustang SIGHT UNSEEN! – Will It RUN AND DRIVE 300 miles?

Making cars run that have sat for a very long time makes for good videos, but I’ve said several times that if the engine ran when parked then it should run again if it will spin over. With that...

Unhinged: Driving Dylan McCool’s Cobra II Around At Ford Fest 2022

The entire month of September has been a blur. Three major event weekends have come and gone and in hours, I’m heading out to a well-deserved vacation in a place that has a hot tub, no cell...

This Not-Quite-Right Ford Taurus Slipped Past NASCAR’s Inspectors And Got Approved For Homologation

The Ford Taurus has many good things to be proud of. The initial Taurus/Sable launch got Ford out of a rut that they had been stuck in since the mid-1970s and got them to evolve their design...

9,000 RPM FE Big Block | 1964 427 Thunderbolt 4-Speed Super Stocker – Secrets Explained

You know that Stock and Super Stock NHRA drag cars are some of our favorite things around here, and when you watch this video about Kurt Neighbor and his awesome Ford you’ll understand why....

HISTORIC Hot Rod is Revived After 60 YEARS of Hibernation

60 years! Holy crap! This bitchin hot rod was built in the 1950’s and then sat until 2020 when it was saved so that it can be restored. This is one super cool car and the restoration promises...

Gear Jammin’ 5.0 Coyote Fairmont Foxbody Wagon | 9’s With a Near-Stock Ford Engine!

Whether you are a Ford fan or not, you have to give credit where credit is due, especially with regard to Ford’s Coyote engine platform. This bad-ass, stick shift, 5.0 Coyote equipped, Ford...

2022 Holley Hot Rod Reunion – A Lifelong Love Affair With This 1970 Ford Torino GT

I’m a guy that has his car tattooed on his body, in fact I have three of my cars tattooed on my body. But I realize this isn’t the norm and that means you have to have a special kind of...

2,500 Miles in a True HOT ROD With No GPS, No Cell Phone, And No Hotel!

Hot rod road trips are kind of our thing around here, and when we see something like this it definitely makes us get excited. This chopped Model A Ford is a pretty cool ride and is pulling a really...

Iron Trap’s 1934 Ford Coupe “Beautiful” Has A New Engine And Is Ready To Drive!!

Video 1 Description: In the last update on “Beautiful” we found out the 59ab we had planned on putting in as a replacement had a cracked block. The engine appeared to be totally rebuilt...

Barn Find Cleanup! All Original 1980 Pinto Station Wagon! 69,000 miles with original Sales Receipt!

Last week we ran video of this awesome little Pinto wagon that had been parked and left to sit for years. It was saved, and a real cleanup was planned. With only 69,000 original miles on it this...