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Category Archive: HISTORIC, Videos

Classic YouTube: There Can’t Be Many Geo Storm Hatchbacks Left, Can There?

Here’s a weird one for you: think back to the early 1990s and how Geo was positioned. You had a nimble little four-wheel-drive (Tracker), a fuel mileage cornerstone that is still very...

Day 2 Greatness: This Photo Collection of 1970s Era Day Two Street Machines Is Spectacular

(By Greg Rourke) – Day Two cars…I love ’em. Today so many cars from the Golden Age of muscle cars just get shuttled around between billionaire owners and seldom, if ever, get...

Got A Classic C10? Upgrading To A 5 or 6 Speed Overdrive? American Powertrain Has You Covered!

American Powertrain has a huge array of kits available to make swapping a five or six speed manual transmission a cinch in all types of classic cars and trucks. Their classic C10 kit is recognized as...

Rust Avengers Part 3: The Pontiac Engine Built In A Hotel Room!

It’s a shame that I only got one day to spend with the YouTube collective now known as the Rust Avengers, because the next day I started getting texts and photos sent to me of one of the best...

2019 Star City Motor Madness Photo Coverage: Cruising And Power Parking Hot Rods All Over Town!

(Photos by Benoit Pigeon) – We’re back with more photo coverage from the 2019 Star City Motor Madness event in Virginia. Benoit Pigeon was there and while he is normally blasting photos...

2019 Hot Rod power Tour Photo Journal: One Last Collection Of Images From Mike Brooks’ Camera

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – We’ve finally run to the bottom of the awesome well known as Mike Brooks’ photos from the 2019 Hot Rod Power Tour. It has been awesome to see the cars,...

2019 ALS Cruising For A Cure Car Show Coverage: Oldies But Goodies! All Pre-55 Gallery!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – In here you’ll find mostly pre-49 stuff and a few things newer.  These range from full-on restorations all the way to virtually everything has been...

Chevette From Hell: Watch This Wild, Wheelstanding Little Monster Attack New England Dragway

New England Dragway was in the national spotlight a few days ago as the NHRA contested the New England Nationals at the facility, the 13th stop on the organization’s 24-race tour. The good news...

Race Report: The Big Dog At Piedmont Dragway Was An Absolute Battle, Here’s How It Went Down

(By Greg Burrow) – In the recent edition of DRAG ILLUSTRATED, Josh Hachat did an excellent job describing the fastest growing class in our sport, Top Sportsman. The Piedmont Dragway version of...

New Parts: COMP Cams® Keyway Adjustable Billet Timing Sets for GM LS Applications

If you are building a hardcore LS engine, this is the last timing set you will ever need. Why? Well for starters it is built to be hammered, thrashed, run, revved, and beat up on the race track. It...

Watch The Incredible New DeTomaso P72 Cruise, Scream, and Carve Corners At Goodwood!

It is one thing to see a new hyper-car as it is unveiled, sitting majestically among the throngs of people and media but it is wholly another to hear one run and drive, especially with some full...

At Least It’s Cheap: This 1985 Nissan Truck Is One Of eBay’s More Odd Items For Sale At The Moment

So here’s a good story. My 12-year old is home for summer vacation from school and like a good dad, I got annoyed at looking at his mopey rump just lounging around the house. I have employed...

Go Hunting: This 1981 Mercury Cougar Keeps The Sleeper Vibe Going!

A quick question for you, readers: which was worse, the Ford LTD II-based Cougar or the square-Fox version that was built from 1980-82? If you are asking me, I’m going to go with the Fox...

Watch Don Gay Jr’s Awful Funny Car Fire At The 1989 NHRA Mile High Nationals

It is a story of nightmares, of heroes, and of forces beyond any man’s control. It is a story of pushing just a little too hard and finding one’s self in a little too deep. It is a story...