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Category Archive: MOPAR

Copart Cadavers: 1969 Dodge Charger With A Nice Char

Welcome back to Copart, where the remains of hopes and dreams languish, hoping that someone out there cares enough to take the broken pieces of what had been a car and will put what’s left to...

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The 2019 Easter Jeep Safari Concepts: Gladiators For Days And More For Moab!

Every year, Jeep rolls out some special concept vehicles specifically for the Easter Jeep Safari that happens out in Moab, Utah. Every year, it’s a mix of what can be done to a Jeep via the...

Like Your Feet Are On Fire: 211 Miles Per Hour From A Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

One of the strange notes that came with the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon was a loss of overall top speed compared to the Hellcat variation. Yes, the Demon has a stronger kick and a little less weight...

Morning Symphony: Right-Side Riding A Valiant Regal In New Zealand

There are days where all I want to do is to disappear into a different landscape in a car I’d never, ever otherwise get the chance to try out. Seems childish in nature, but when I drove a bunch...

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Rough Start: A Dodge Colt With An Evo Kick – Don’t Ignore The Micro Machine!

Whether you love or hate the Japanese import tuner culture, you have to hand it to the manufacturers for being able to do more with less. Subaru, Honda, Toyota…they all made some stout...

Money No Object: 1970 Chrysler 300H – The Last Real Banker’s Hot Rod, Courtesy Of Hurst

If you look at the musclecar era’s offerings relative to full-size cars, you can find that most of them offered up a little something that provided full-size space with the temperament of their...

Rough Start: Feel Like Finishing Up A Swap? This 1979 Dodge Aspen’s 3G Hemi Swap Is Almost Done!

It isn’t everyday that a brown, four-door Dodge Aspen is going to catch my eye. In fact, it normally never would. I’m not a Dodge Aspen fan and the four-doors look so 1970s dowdy and...

Money No Object: One Bad 1987 Chrysler LeBaron – 224 MPH At The Silver State Classic!

If you were a Mopar fan in the 1980s, bless you…while Ford and GM were having a ball reawakening the horsepower challenges with Firebirds, Mustangs, Grand Nationals and the like, you had to...

Honesty In Review: Bob Mayer Takes On The 1980 Chrysler Cordoba!

For anyone who aspires to review new cars, there are certain people that you should aspire to be like. Csaba Csere, Bud Lindemann, John Davis, Brock Yates, and David E. Davis, Jr., a man once known...

The Ripper: This NASCAR/Dodge R5P7 Engine Needs To Be Re-Homed!

In case any of you were wondering what happened with the Raven Imperial since the last update I put out, don’t worry…you haven’t missed anything. Between the holidays, losing the...

Skin Grafting: Replacing A Rotted Trunk Floor In Two Steps: Cut Out Bad, Weld In Good

If there is one thing that bothers me about living in the Midwest, it’s rust. Remember, my roots are further west than Kentucky…Colorado has plenty of good metal to work with, Arizona has...

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Then Vs. Now: Putting The Very First Cummins Ram Against The Latest

I’ll be the first in line to say that trucks of the last two decades are both leaps and bounds over their older forms, and yet somehow are worse in many, many regards. We certainly are not...

Re-Engineered Or Just Overbuilt? The “Evolution” Charger Gets A Once-Over With Leno!

Here’s a conundrum: at what point is a car “overbuilt”? When do you step back and realize that while you won the battle, you lost the war? It’s a question that has been asked...

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The “WTF?” Files: Is This 2005 Jeep Wrangler X The Best Jeep Ever?

Cale Smith gets the award for the farthest my eyebrows have raised in the “WTF” face motion to date from me. And they did it all with one 2005 Jeep Wrangler X. Not the Jeep...