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Thrill Show Hero: This Wacky 1940s Film Made By Dodge Promotes Safety and Toughness With An Odd Storyline

For starters we understand what the message is here. It is the same message made by every other “stunt show” promotional film ever made. It’s to say that the cars being used, in...

DIY Roll Bender: Bend A Radius In Round, Square, And Rectangular Tubing At Home.

I’ve always wanted a roll bender to add to my selection of tools but to get one that will really bend a lot of different materials you’ll have to spend some money. A cheap one just for...

BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: Is It Scrap Or Salvage For Our Broken Chrysler 318 V8?

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

Monster Truck Mid-Air Collision: This Is One Of The Wildest Things We Have Ever Seen! 10 Tons Of Wreckage

There’s always something awesome about seeing a “first”, right? We don’t me a global “first ever” we mean a, “Oh damn, never seen that before!” moment....

Street Racing In Frozen Temps: Detroit Cash Days (SKETCHY RACES In 30ºF Weather!)

It’s damn cold on the streets of Detroit Mexico baby! LOL With 30 degree temps it is hard to believe anyone could get any kind of power to the ground but that didn’t stop them from...

One Bad Ass Plane! Junkers G38 | The Giant Airliner With Cabins In Its Wings

I came across this on YouTube and had to share. It’s a plane that was built in the 1920s to hold passengers in a way that had never been done before and is still not done today. There might be...

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Eye Popping eBay Find: This 1958 Edsel Bermuda Wagon Is Peak 1950s Coolness

We’ve all heard the topes involving Edsel. They were ugly, they were a failure, they had a grill that people laughed out of town and were embarrassed to be seen sitting behind. There are so...

Upgrade Video: How To Replace (And Improve) Your Dodge Truck’s Steering With A Borgeson Steering Shaft

There are certain operations you can perform on your car, truck, hot rod, whatever that may seem like small potatoes on paper but have a huge positive impact on the experience of piloting your stuff...

Interesting History: The Iconic Mercedes 300SL Was A Pile Of Compromises That Never Should Have Worked

We look at certain cars as if they are works of art. They appear to be beautiful things born from the best thoughts of beautiful minds. The Mercedes 300SL is one of those cars. They sell for huge...

Crazy Historic Video: Crashing Planes On Purpose To Study Fire With The NACA Research Council

NACA is known to most hot rodders because of the “NACA duct” that was adopted and used by many race cars over the years for various purposes. NACA itself was the National Advisory Council...

Furious Charge: Watch Tom Kristensen Go From 18th To 3rd In Five Laps Driving A GT40 At Goodwood

Yeah, some of you will say, “Of course he went from 18th to third in five laps, he is a retired professional race driver, it’s what he is supposed to do!” and you are probably...

Heavy History: This 1950s Clark-Michigan Wheel Dozer Video Is Awesome And Showed A New Breed Of Muscle Machine

I think my love of heavy equipment mirrors my love of drag racing because both genres of machines were developed with pretty well reasoned purposes. Of course on the drag strip it is getting to the...

Funny Car Chaos – The Movie That Chronicles The Biggest Funny Car Race In Over 30 Years!

When the Funny Car Chaos crew announced in 2021 that they were going to put on the biggest funny car race ever, I don’t think there were many people who thought it would actually be this big....

Drag Racing Video: NHRA Stock Eliminator Drag Racing ELIMINATIONS JEGS SPORTSNationals

Stock Eliminator will always be near and dear to my heart as it is the class I grew up with as a kid in Northern California. My dad raced his 68 Z28 Camaro as an F/Stock car and it was always fun to...