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Category Archive: ENGINE, ENGINES, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Carburetor vs. EFI On An LS, Which Works Best? Westech Tests Both Of Them!

It might be the best technical competition out there. On one hand, you have the modern fuel-injection systems, computer-controlled, well past the mystery days of early EFI systems. They are simple,...

Winter Workshop: Building The Frame For Grind Hard Plumbing Co.’s Four Wheel Drive KTM Jeep!

As winter progresses and Idaho remains nice and cold, work progresses on Grind Hard Plumbing Co.’s latest pint-sized and overpowered endeavor, the four-wheel-drive KTM-powered Jeep build. There...

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Why It Broke: This Simple, And Cheap, Fix Can Make Your LS Build Last Forever Instead Of Wiping Out The Cam

When Richard Holdener does testing, he does it at a level nobody else in the industry can keep up with. He’s likely to test up to a dozen combos in a day, he never spends just one day on the...

Classic YouTube: 1973 Southern 500 at Darlington

If you haven’t seen some of the higher-quality footage of NASCAR races from the 1970s on YouTube, you need to check them out. With Car And Track’s Bud Lindemann narrating, it’s...

Urchfab Tears Down The CB550: What Will Come Of This Cool Little Project?

It’s tear own time for the latest project form Urchfab. Matt is tearing stuff apart in an effort to make this thing cool and clean and we love him for it. We first introduced this project a...

Oh Mon Dieu: Flogging A Hemi Daytona At Mont Tremblec With Extreme Prejudice

In some road tests, the video will start off with some basic driving, or maybe some clean beauty shots of the car parked up, perfectly polished, looking like you hope your potential dream machine...

Swamp Thing: Check Out The Recovery Of This IH TD24 Crawler That’s Been Buried For 45 years!

There’s a line attributed to EOD bomb technicians. Reportedly, when asked about whether or not they were stressed out when it came time to defusing a bomb, the answer was something to the...

Classic YouTube: The First Demo Flight Of The AH-56A Cheyenne Attack Helicopter Prototype

Arming helicopters was a relatively new thing when the 1964 Advanced Aerial Fire Support Systems (AAFSS) program was announced. Up to that point, any armed helicopter was a modified version of an...

Slight Miscalculation There: Ott Tänak’s Big Crash At Rallye Monte Carlo

Any time the words “rally crash” are printed, it’s time to tune in for some sincere carnage. It’s been my personal draw to rally racing, I can’t lie. I grew to...

Tim McAmis Talks About Window Net Mounts, New NHRA Pro Mod Rules, And Has Special Guest Richard Dick Jr.

Tim McAmis never ceases to entertain and inform folks and this latest video is no different. With the announcement of new NHRA Pro Mod rules there has been lots of discussion, argument, and quite...

Story Behind The Story: This 1964 Film Takes Us Behind The Curtain For The Introduction Of The New Mustang

The 1964.5 Mustang is one of the great automotive success stories in the history of the industry’s existence. It was a mildly risky decision that was timed perfectly, introduced in a way...

Cleaning For Charity: Deep-Scrubbing This Porsche 944 For Kids

I’ll be up front that I don’t understand the whole “donate your car to charity” deal. It sounds like a way to send your car to the junkyard and somehow feel better about it in...

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Fabulous Floppers: This Excerpt From The Vintage 1980s Diamond P Video Is An Amazing Pocket History Of Funny Cars

Just when you think you’ve seen them all! This is a 10-minute excerpt from a video called Fabulous Floppers that was made in the early 1980s. The best part is that this is the section of the...

Don’t Hate The Player: Watch This Dart LSNext Based LS-Motor Make 2,347hp With Twin 88s!

We know. You are just so sick and tired of LS engines everywhere. Why couldn’t we just show a Buick making 500hp or something and be happy with it. Well, because we love those other engines but...