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If You Own A 1955 or 1956 Chevy Classic Instruments Bel Era Clusters Are The Coolest Way To Get Your Gauges Right!

There’s so many iconic elements in the 1955 and 1956 Chevy, right? From the egg crate grille to the tail lights and all the stuff in-between, these cars really are ageless wonders. The...

Cool Animation: Take A Look At This Comprehensive Layout Of The Triple Expansion Steam Engines On The Titanic

One of my sons is into the Titanic disaster these days and he has been scarfing up books and stories about the ship and the icy end that befell it. One of the things we have been working through are...

Happy 5/06! Let’s Give The Hard Working 506ci Cummins C-Series Diesel Its Due!

While most of the time we celebrate the high horsepower, glamorous world of performance during our displacement days stories, today it’s straight up lunch pail Charlie stuff. We love the...

Open Wheel Calamity: Watch The Crazy IndyCar Texas Motor Speedway Wreck From Last Weekend

It was a wild weekend of action in Texas for the IndyCar series with a double header at the famed Texas Motor Speedway over the course of last Saturday and Sunday. The Saturday race was completely...

You Hit What?! Cale Yarborough Smacks The Track Fire Truck Head-On At Richmond 1976 – Radio Broadcast Audio and Cale Video!

There are fun racing stories and then there are FUN racing stories with historical backup. Lots of the stuff that the “old guys” tell is colorful, wacky, and staunchly believed despite...

How to Pick a Throatless Bench Top Metal Shear for Cutting Thick or Thin Metal

The list of tools that I want to own is arguably longer than the list I have for the cars and trucks I want to own. And like most car guys and gals there are some tools that are available in multiple...

DANGER: Stop Installing Harmonic Balancers The Wrong Way! Doug And Chad Both Tell You The Why’s And How’s!

Harmonic balancer, damper, whatever you call it, the job of installing them is often a confusing and intimidating one. If this describes your first time installing one, count yourself as one of the...

Does Twisting A Ratchet Strap Make It Weaker? It Makes Them Quieter, But Is That Worth It?

If you have no idea what we’re talking about, then you probably haven’t used ratchet straps very much, and absolutely do not pay any attention to the big rigs going down the freeway. It...

Everyone Loves A Stout 505 on 5/05, right? Pontiac, Chevy, and Chrysler Thumper Videos Here!

While we’re definitely on the backside of the “displacement days” part of 2021, we’re not going down easily. In fact, we’re pulling out all the stops. In this case...

Late 1970s Car Ad Video Bonanza: Dodge Trucks, Ford Trucks, Mercedes Station Wagons, and Even Some Buick Opel Love

Here’s a fun cross section of the automotive advertising world circa the late 1970s and into the very early 1980s. We always love comparing some of the things that the manufacturers were doing...

Leadoff Act: The 1987 Chevy Beretta Was A Youthful Sporting Shot From A Company Reshaping Itself At The Time

For 10 years, if you did not want a Camaro or a Corvette your other option for a coupe from Chevrolet was the Beretta. This two-door version of the Corsica was made in several different models,...

CASEY’S CUSTOMS REVIEWS EASTWOODS AFFORDABLE PAINT AND PAINT GUN! SPRAYING A 1955 CHEVY SHOP TRUCK ON THE CHEAP!!!

(Language Notice, Casey uses lots of colorful language.) Guys that paint cars think nothing of giving their own rides a quick respray on occasion, which always blows me away. But I guess it is the...

Morning Symphony: The Wildest Of The Tire-Frying Burnouts From Cleetus And Cars Indy!

Ever since I first saw the footage of George Separovich’s Holden Monaro HK screaming it’s methanol-drunk heads off on the skidpad at Motorvation 2004, I’ve been in lust with the...

High Speed-Low Drag: This Video From Goodwood Shows Off Low Drag LeMans Specials

Now THIS is the type of stuff that makes us love the internet. You are about to watch a video from Goodwood that shows off a special race that they had packed with historic low-drag LeMans specials....