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Small Block Ford Intake Testing – Single vs Dual Plane On Both 351 Cleveland And Windsor

The world of intake manifolds is a diverse one, where dual plane, single plane, tunnel ram, IR, cross ram, long runner and short are available for just about every popular engine combo. And because...

Ever Wonder How They Make Wooden Airplane Props? Check Out These Two Ladies From Culver Props As They Take Us Through The Entire Process

Airplanes are bitchin machines, and were instrumental in the design and components used on some of the earliest hot rods. So it is no wonder that gearheads are often attracted to the cool shapes and...

Quick and Quirky: This Look Back At The 1988 Mazda MX-6 GT Shows Off The Semi-Awkward Stage Of 1980s Japanese Cars

By 1988 Japanese automakers had firmly established their place in the American market. In fact, they had driven the American market to make sweeping changes and evolve their business so that they...

Pricelessly Cool: Watch The Incredible Process Of Printing An Inconel Header From Scratch – Amazing

Yes, we know. This process was really long. This process was incredibly expensive, complicated, and maybe unnecessarily complex but my goodness is it awesome. This is how Steph Papadakis Racing went...

Amazing Race: Hudson Speedway Holds An Anything Goes V8 Race Every Year – Watch The Madness Here!

There are so many ways to get people into the gates of race tracks that have been developed over the decades. Big speeds, exotic fuels, and advancing technology are three of them but there’s...

Awesome Video: The History of Super Modifieds Is Incredible And Flat Out Awesome

We love Super Modifieds around here and we have posted saying that for years. You can catch them racing on the regular in the Northeastern quadrant of the country during normal racing years and they...

The Joys Of Pre-Painting: Jamming New Quarters Onto A 1968 Road Runner

When it comes to the fans of Big Three automobiles, it’s a pretty well known fact that those of the Mopar persuasion are the most vicious. They’d eat their kids if it meant that the...

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EFI With The Classic Looks Of A Carb? The New Terminator X Stealth 4500 And 4150 Allows You To Keep The Look But With EFI Tuneability

We ran a Holley Terminator Stealth throttle body injection setup on Daphne’s 1966 Bel Air Wagon, Ethyl, for years and loved it. The system allowed us to have two stages of dry nitrous, control...

REMOTE MOUNT TWIN TURBO TEST-MEGA LAGGY LS? Testing Remote Mount Turbos On The Engine Dyno To See What They Really Do

Remote Mount Turbos have been found in all kinds of applications, and they often are the topic of heated conversations about how well they work and the downfalls or advantages of having them mounted...

Expensive Dyno Video: Watch This Hot Farm Pulling Tractor Engine Fire A Rod Through The Block During A Pull

This is one of those situations that can be viewed a couple of different ways. Listen, none of those ways is that great but you can take this situation, you know, the one where your big pulling...

Top 11 Video: The 11 Coolest Cars At Goodwood SpeedWeek 2020! Open Wheel, Historic, Iconic, Rally, More!

We’re glad that we didn’t have to try and make this list! The team at Goodwood locked themselves in a Zoom meeting and didn’t stop streaming until the screaming was done and the 11...

Amazing Video: This 1960 United States Air Force Review Has Footage Of The X-15, Kittinger’s Jump, and So Much More

  This 1960 film made by the US Air Force is a review of all the stuff that they had going on that year. It is astonishing and incredible to see everything that was happening. From the X-15...

Big Shock: The Peterbilt 579EV Becomes The First Electric Big Rig To Climb Pikes Peak

As the electrification seemingly all things on wheels continues to march on, Peterbilt has notched themselves a neat milestone. Recently, the company had their Peterbilt Model 579EV ripping up and...

Big Muscle: Watch This UMP Dirt Modified Engine Make Nearly 900hp Naturally Aspirated – Mean Small Block!

A lot of people forget that no matter the racing surface, having the most horsepower that you can is the name of the game. Take this engine, for example. You are looking at a 436ci UMP Dirt Modified...