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Category Archive: MOPAR, Videos

Driving Green: It Doesn’t Look Any Better Than This Modified 1973 Plymouth ‘Cuda In The Forests!

Indulge me for a moment, I beg of you. The ultimate dream machine of mine, one that I firmly believe to be unapproachable for some time to come (at least) is a 1972-74 Plymouth ‘Cuda. It is a...

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The Bullet Holes Add Character: Check Out The Story On This Valiant Pacer!

I’ve seen them in Washington, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and plenty of other locations: a car that for some reason or another, was absolutely killed, stripped of any semblance of...

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Satellite Launch: What Happens When Three YouTubers Come Together In A Junkyard!

About the same time I was watching Rocky Mountain Raceway throw down for the final party, there was something going on closer to home. Kevin from JunkyardDigs was itching to get back to his work and...

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Party Barge: 1,000 Horsepower Worth Of Chrysler New Yorker At It’s Wildest

Long, low, wide and monstrous in every possible dimension, a 1970 Chrysler New Yorker is far from subtle. They are smooth-looking cars, sure…the Fuselage C-body design looked great for 1970 and...

Get Them Out Of The Junkyard! This Dodge Stepside Drove Out Of The Spot It Sat In For Thirteen Years!

Something funny that I’ve noticed in the many groups, forums and other venues I tend to frequent: when it comes to the subject of junkyard rescues, it’s amazing just how little actually...

The “WTF?” Files: Who Built A Diesel Dodge Aspen Wagon Using A Chrysler-Nissan Mill?

Just when I think I’ve heard about every possible thing that could be done with a Chrysler F/M/J platform, something even weirder comes around and I have to file away another bit of trivia in...

Fuselage Freight Hauler: A 1970 Plymouth Sport Suburban That Can Double As A Motel Room!

1970 was without a doubt Chrysler Corporation’s year. Just look at the lineup: Dart, Duster, Charger, Coronet, ‘Cuda and Challenger, New Yorker, Three Hundred, and unless you’re...

A Funkier Mopar Vibe: This 1962 Chrysler 300 Has A Ratty Feel That We Dig!

So long as you aren’t asking for my choices, Mopar fans are set in their ways. They like Cudas and Challengers, Coronet R/Ts and Chargers, Darts, Demons and Dusters. Everything else fits a bill...

Rough Start: This 1973 Chrysler New Yorker Is The Perfect Vessel To Cruise With!

I’ve recounted many times before the story of my cousin Vance, his 1973 Chrysler Newport, and how he used to take me on hell rides on side streets in Colorado Springs when I was a young kid. I...

BangShift Test Drive: 2018 Jeep Compass Sport 4×4 – Small, Basic, Manual Transmission SUV. Perfect.

Meet one of the few vehicles that I’ve actively asked for and sought out instead of just going to the dealership and saying, “that one.” Here’s my rationale: the...

Rough Start: This 1979 Dodge Magnum Is A Cheap Mopar Build On A Silver Platter!

Admission 1: Over four years of Craigslist hunting, eBay searching, Racing Junk scanning and other assorted classified hunts that normally would’ve been a great way to kill a late evening have...

Comfy Bruiser: This Day Two Dodge Charger Has The Right Look And The Right Powerplant!

For 1972, there was a shift in thinking at Chrysler Corporation. Muscle was out and that was a known fact…the Hemi was dead, the 440-6 was dead, and big blocks were toned down for more sedate...

Not Malaise Yet: This 1973 Plymouth Road Runner Was Still Trying To Stay True

Sitting on a used car lot in Colorado Springs in the spring of 2000 was the dead-ringer clone to this car. A bronze 1973 Plymouth Road Runner, 340/auto, with the exhaust tips, Slapstick-shifted...

Rough Start: What Can 131 Cubic Inches Do For You? This 1987 Shelby CSX Is Turbo Gold!

Taking a Ford Mustang and wicking it up isn’t much of a stretch. Taking a Dodge Shadow and wicking it up…now that took some serious talent and a bit of luck. The P-body...