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Category Archive: CAR FEATURES, HISTORIC, MISC, SHOWS & EVENTS, TECH, Videos

Hot Rod Hoarder Finds Old School Treasure At The NSRA Street Rod Nationals

Tommy Lee is back at it and man does he find the coolest stuff! But this time he’s not at some hidden barn or garage or grove of trees. He didn’t find some lost wrecking yard full of...

Is This One Of The Sickest 1952 GMC Trucks On The Planet? Wickam Sure Thinks So, Is He Right?

(Words by Charles Wickam) Tre 5 Customs is known for building some of the cleanest trucks on the west coast. Located in the suburbs of Phoenix AZ, they have been impacting the western states’...

Barn Find 1958 Plymouth: The Rings Are Junk! But Can It Be Saved?

The 1958 Plymouth barn find project is back for more love! It turns out the rings are junk but does that mean it won’t run and drive? Can they be saved? Or is the end near? Watch this latest...

Building A Land Speed Race Car Part 4: Details, Details, Details, There Is A Ton Going On And This Sucker Is Getting Close

In this latest update on the land speed chassis that Superfast Matt is putting together, you are going to get a look at so many things on this project! We’re talking more drivetrain info,...

Is This The Ultimate Expedition RV? UNICAT Expedition Vehicle MD83H MAN TGS 33.540 6X6

I dig RVs, and I really dig Expedition Vehicles, so when you combine the two into something special like this UNICAT right here, I’m all in. This one is cool as hell, totally capable, and the...

This 1965 Plymouth Valiant Signet Has Been Parked For Years, Is Full Of New Parts, And Is A Serious Unknown. Will It Run Again?

For some reason, this little Plymouth Valiant Signet, makes me smile. When Brent hauled it home it had been sitting for years and years without running and had a back seat full of spare and new parts...

Iron Trap Model A Shop Truck: Brush Painting This Bad Boy Black Means It Is Almost Done!

Matt and the guys are all about keeping patina when it fits and making sure that their projects use as many original and period-correct parts as possible. If a car or truck has earned a really good...

Barn Find 1958 Plymouth! Will It Run, Drive, Live? Let’s Find Out!

I’m not a Moparsman… I’m a GM guy. Chevrolet in particular. But I love the cars and trucks that came out in 1958. Seriously, 1958 had awesome cars and trucks from just about every...

Building A Land Speed Race Car Part 3: Getting Power To The Ground The Hard Way

If you haven’t been to Bonneville to see land speed racing in person, and haven’t gotten to see what is really going on inside the streamliners that run 200, 300, 400, and even 500 mph then you...

Look Back Video: This Review of The 2004 Ram SRT-10 Is A Reminder Of How Cool They Are

Maybe it was the overall look, maybe it was the engine, maybe it was the six speed stick, I don’t really know. What I do know is that at 24 years old, with a decent job, and no kids yet, I was...

Car Hauler Big Rig Luxury Tour- Custom 19 Peterbilt 567 with 156” ARI Legacy Sleeper- RCI Cribs EP2

Today’s big rigs are something else. Never before have there been over the road trucks with more creature comforts, more power, or more luxury. Unfortunately, that describes pretty much all the...

2022 Holley Hot Rod Reunion – A Lifelong Love Affair With This 1970 Ford Torino GT

I’m a guy that has his car tattooed on his body, in fact I have three of my cars tattooed on my body. But I realize this isn’t the norm and that means you have to have a special kind of...

The Hot Rod Hoarder Goes On A Treasure Hunt At A Car Guy’s Estate Sale

Some of the best barn finds on the planet come from estate sales, and while it is sad that someone is having their possessions sold because they have passed, it is super cool to see those things live...

LS/Hemi Hybrid In A Rad, Tire Smoking, 1966 El Camino! Justin Arias Does The Family Name Proud!

If you want to see a big nasty burnout from a car that sounds about as pissed off as possible, then this is the video for you! The Arias name is one that is steeped in history in the horsepower...