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Category Archive: HISTORIC, Videos

24K Magic: Yes, That’s A Gold-Plated DeLorean DMC-12 And It’s Not The Only One!

If nothing else, John Z. DeLorean was ambitious. The ambition that saw him as the youngest head of a GM brand in the early 1970s gave way to the company and car that bore his name. He wanted to take...

Video: Vintage Footage From Connecticut Dragway Shows Tasca Ford, Gassers, Stockers, and More!

This weekend the NHRA series is off but next weekend, the biggest names in drag racing will be at Epping, New Hampshire’s New England Dragway which is the last venue standing for quarter mile...

Steel On The Rouge: This Incredible Look At The Steel Making Operation At Ford’s River Rouge Plant Is Worth The Watch

There was nothing like it in the world before and there really has been nothing like it in the world since. Ford’s River Rouge plant stands as an industrial accomplishment so far beyond...

Behind The Scenes With A Master: How Larry Chen Shoots Nitro Drag Racing – Cool Video

It is always interesting when we get to see and hear professionals doing what they do in a relaxed environment. This video is exactly that and it is really fun to watch. While you may not know him by...

Here Comes The Boom: Blake Alexander Had The Biggest Explosion Of His Career Last Weekend In Norwalk

If you are a funny car driver, this situation is not an “if” it is a “when”. The situation we speak of is a massive engine explosion followed by the body of the car taking...

HELP: Watch As Calum Lockie Drives A Burning Daytona Coupe To The Fire Truck At The Donington Historic Festival!

Fire is a solid motivator for human activity. When we’re cold, we flock close to it to warm ourselves. When we need to make or destroy, fire plays a part. Fire helps us be the best that we can...

Morning Symphony: Small-Blocks Screaming For A Full Pull On The Dirt

When you think of sled pulls, certain images come to mind: tractors blasting near-volcanic levels of soot and ash out of a smokestack as a diesel engine gets boosted to the moon, old Cummins-powered...

Mental Machine: This Used To Be A Little Kid’s Power Wheels Jeep…Now, It’s Unruly!

We’ve been following the work of the guys at Grind Hard Plumbing Co. for a little bit, ever since the first time we saw what used to be a Power Wheels Ford Mustang ripping powerslides and...

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Morning Symphony: Have A Listen To A Buick Stage II Turbo Six On The Dyno!

The Buick GNX was not the end-all, be all of the Buick V6 program. It was certainly a hot piece, one that would have it’s own legend, but as for Buick’s six, it was just the beginning of...

Thrown Back In Time: 1320Video Meets One Violent 1922 Ford Model T!

Just saying “Ford Model T” conjures up black-and-white images of old Tin Lizzies with wood-spoke wheels and tires only slightly wider than what you can buy on a mountain bike today...

Public Service Announcement: A Young Don Garlits Preaches On The Importance Of Proper Auto Maintenance

There have been public service announcements for all kinds of stuff over the years but we never knew that Big Daddy Don Garlits starred in any of them! In this video, which we suspect was funded by...

A Different View: This British Gaming YouTuber Bought Himself An Old Plymouth!

When I want to get away from writing about cars and I, for whatever reason, don’t want to be in the shop, I turn to video games. It’s not my only non-car hobby…I garden, and every...

MORE: MOPAR, Videos

Nice And Limber: Flexing Out The Suspension On An RTI Ramp

How many of you have tried to test the limits of suspension flex on a truck or SUV? I’ve done the articulation test on just about everything I’ve ever owned that had any semblance of...

The Unloved: Will This Long-Parked Dodge Aspen Wake Up After Seventeen Years?

Getting to see Dylan McCool’s 1969 Dodge Charger on Power Tour this year left me feeling proud…for no real reason, really, except that I was happy to see the progress that he has made,...

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