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Category Archive: MISC, Videos

Roadside Find: Real 1966 Corvette 4×4 Trar

On a recent trip back to Texas, the parental units pointed out this well done 1966 Corvette 4×4 conversion. More often called a trar (truck/car), this particular homogenization is still more...

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Video: Nascar Dodge R5/P7 Race Engine Lucas Oil Test

The name Lucas Oil can be found in conjunction with every kind of motorsport imaginable, and in order to provide lubricants for all these applications, the company has to do a lot of testing. At...

Mayfield Passes “Independent” Drug Test, According to Court Documents

Just when you thought his case was dead and buried, Jeremy Mayfield seems to have landed a right hook square in NASCAR’s jaw. He filed court documents showing that he passed an independent drug...

Carnage of the Week: Davy Jones Wrecks Huge at 1986 IMSA Race

Man, this one has it all. Brock Yates and Steve Evans on the call, killer 1980’s IMSA GTP cars, and a massive wreck at high speeds. Davy Jones was the driver and he somehow managed to walk...

Ford Confirms that 2.0L Eco-Boost Engine is On the Way

According to the Edmunds “Straightline” blog, Ford has confirmed that production will begin on a 2.0L four-cylinder Ecoboost engine. The plant will be offered in several models across the...

Plexi-nosed Lakester On eBay

KNN (The Kris News Network) alerted us to a super cool Lakester that is currently up for sale on eBay. Powered by a motorcycle engine that’s snorting nitrous, the former airplane drop tank is a...

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: Faux Touring at Work

This week’s photographic gem was shot from the hip though the windshield of the import junk rental car Chad and I had during our stay in Bowling Green for the Holley NHRA National Hot Rod...

World’s Largest Production Motorcycle Completed

Thanks to Dave Wallace for the tip on this one. The Gunbus 410, the world’s largest production motorcycle has been born in Germany. It sports a 410ci V-Twin motor and tips the scales at...

Site of the Week: 1970’s Paint Job Showcase

Love them or hate them, you have to recognize 1970s custom paint jobs as some of the wildest and most unique in hot rodding history. Lace, panels, whatever you could dream up in a drug-induced haze...

Columnist: Mayfield Mess a Black Eye for NASCAR

As the Jeremy Mayfield saga continues to wear on, more and more columnists have been offering their opinions onthe case. One of the most lucid of these columns we read was a submission from Tom...

Next Gen Lunar Rover Could be a Pickup Truck

No, it won’t look, sound, or feel anything like a pickup truck, but it may have a small box on the back and a bulldozer blade on the front, according to a USA Today report. Engineers all across...

ADRL Shopping for Race Tracks?

The American Drag Racing League, more commonly known as the ADRL, is the doorslammer-centric sanctioning body which has takent he world of drag racing by storm over the last few years. ADRL’s...

Check it out: Cool Feature on Van Nuys Cruising Scene

It’s been a while since something made us long to live in California, but the revival of the cruising scene on Van Nuys Blvd. has us doing just that. The guys at RadorBad.com have posted a...

Castrol Develops a Motorcycle-Riding Robot

In a news item that we will use to mark the beginning of the end of humankind, Castrol has introduced it’s motorcycle riding robot named Flossie. We have no idea why they named this thing...