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Category Archive: Craigslist Find, FORD

The Redemption Find: This 1980 Ford Pinto Wagon, As It Should Be!

The Ford Pinto predates me by at least three years, so I simply have to take older folks’ word on just what the little rolling ball of dynamite from Ford truly meant when sold. Was it supposed...

The Blonde Bitch Belly Tanker Defines What Bonneville Is All About. Build Photos, Video, And More.

There is no place like Bonneville. Racing, or watching, Speed Week is one of the most amazing automotive events and magical to all that attend. And no matter how hard we try, we can’t write or...

Morning Symphony: The Sound Of Going Fast By Any Means Necessary

Sorry, Ford fans, but this bitchin’ bumpside is powered by a Rat…one very, very angry Rat, but a big block Chevy nonetheless. I can already hear the hate comments flowing, so let’s...

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Order Banks Open August 10th, So Get Your Cash Ready!

(Images: FCA North America) At first, it was a joke. Then it was a dream…and now, a Hellcat-powered, all-wheel-drive Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is a reality. And this time tomorrow, the order...

Classic YouTube: Big Body, Big Torque, Big Clouds…This Buick Riviera Burns Them Off Nicely!

If this thing is stock, I’m the Pope. But who cares? It’s a Buick Riviera setting the rears alight with a noise that doubles as an auditory stimulant. It’s a moment in time that...

Because NASCAR? This Pontiac Grand Prix Packs Two Homologation Specials Into One!

The 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona and the 1986 Pontiac 2+2 actually have quite a bit in common. Think about it…both are factory homologation specials designed to whip up on NASCAR tracks. Both...

Money No Object: This 1984 Jeep Cherokee Is Too Clean And Blown!

Yeah, I’m into the weird ones. Sue me. Here’s my deal: I’ve seen tons upon tons of Fox bodies and F-cars. But I promise you…it is not everyday where you see a...

Unhinged: I’m Supposed To Be Against This Disco Camaro. I Love it!

I heard it before I saw it…the whining that to my novice ear screamed “gear drive”. Being that we were across the road from Gateway Motorsports Park at the Pilot truck stop filling...

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“Just A 318”: This Turbocharged, 650 Horsepower Chrysler Centura Is Killer!

The LA 318 is one of those V8s that isn’t often seen done up to the nines. You can find build Fords, small block Chevrolets, even the 340 and 360 cube small Mopars, but the 318 was supposed to...

Classic YouTube: The Big Red Dodge – Subtlety Can Take A Hike

Every last thing about this 1990s Dodge is perfect. The shade of red that seemed to be painted on everything Mopar advertised for about this time period. The A-12 style scoop that is trying to funnel...

Rough Start: When Was The Last Time You Thought About A Dodge Ramcharger?

The Ford Bronco is coming back. The Chevrolet Blazer’s descendant, the Tahoe, is probably the most popular family ride in my neck of the woods. The Ramcharger has been dead and gone since 1993,...

Classic YouTube: What Might Be The Nastiest Cadillac Seville Out There

By the mid 1970s, it was becoming clear that “longer, lower and wider” wasn’t working anymore. GM got wise and started designing small cars while Ford buried it’s head in the...

The Return Of The EcoDiesel: FCA Gets Certification For the Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee

It wasn’t a surprise that once the Volkswagen diesel controversy erupted, that anything with an oil-burner was suddenly under the mother of all microscopes. And it definitely didn’t help...

Rough Start: This 1979 Buick Regal Is Ready To Hit The Track!

Sorry if you saw Buick Regal and were hoping for an all-black turbo monster waiting for a bargain budget price. Outside of searching Copart for wrecks, I’ve only seen one Grand National that...