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Category Archive: BUICK / OLDS / PONTIAC, Car Features, CAR FEATURES, DRIVETRAIN, ENGINE, ENGINES, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Edd China Show Us What Happened To The Cadillac’s That He And Mike Were Supposed To Race Across China And Europe!

On this episode of Edd China’s Workshop Diaries he keeps working on one of his favorite projects, the electric ice cream truck starts looking racier, but the big news is the Cadillacs. The...

$1,000 Build: So Close To Done! The $1,000 F100 Build Is So Close We Can Taste It, But Is Staying On Budget Even Possible?

The closer this truck gets to done the more I want to blow a few hundred dollars on two piles of steaming poo so I can weld them together and make them into something worth driving! Don’t you...

Alex Taylor’s 6 Second ’55 Chevy Project Is Coming Along, But The New Decklid Needed Some Mods!

The project is still moving right along, but there isn’t much time before it is supposed to hit the road! There has been a ton of work done already, but it isn’t ready to run just yet. That...

The Mad Fabricators Are Recreating Tweedy Pie: It’s A Hot Rod, Not A T-Bucket!

Here it is, the history of Tweedy Pie, a Model T Ford roadster hot rod that would change the car world forever, and would inspire millions of hot rods that would come after it. Not only was this car...

Kissa Me Astro: This Retro-Review Of The Then New 1985 Chevy Astro Is A Fun Watch

One of the most incredible revelations from my career working at the gas station in high school was the day I was assisting the mechanic, Manny with a tune up on a 1980s era Astro Van. He told me to...

Awesome New Iron Showed Up At The Yard! Short Bed Dodge And More At Nobody Else’s Auto

When new stuff shows up at Nobody Else’s Auto, yard owner Chad Ehrlich lets everyone know. Through social media, YouTube videos, and more, he shows just what is on hand at his place and let me...

This Backwards F-150 Was The Best Thing At Cleetus And Cars Burnout Masters Indy. Period. It’s Been Pulled Over 22 Times!

While there may have been more capable machines at the Cleetus and Cars Burnout Masters event in Indy, there was nothing that got more attention and looks than this backwards F-150. Thankfully our...

This LS Swapped 1962 Volvo Is Way Cool And Packs A Punch The Owner Isn’t Afraid To Throw

For some reason I dig old Volvos. I know that seems weird, but there are some cool body styles like this 1962 Volvo Amazon for instance. And the earlier models kinda looked like an early ’40s...

$1,000 Build: This Hot Rod Is Really Turning Into Something Special Now!

You may not have fallen in love with this project right away, but you have to admit that this sucker is pretty rad now. This is a no bull real deal $1,000 build that is cool, will be fun to drive,...

Sickness: Tom Bailey’s New Screw Blown, Nitro-Powered, 1955 Chevy Nomad Is Completely Bonkers

Tom Bailey is always a guy who has something going on. Between chasing his own records in the incredible white Camaro that has wowed crowds at Drag Week, Roadkill Nights, and at NHRA national events,...

Riley Stair Brought His Bad Ass, Homebuilt, 1000HP, Pontiac Trans Am to LS Fest West 2021 In Vegas

Dude! If you don’t know Riley Stair’s Pontiac Trans Am then you must live under a rock. Built at home and one of the most talked about rides of the SEMA Show in 2019, this car is...

Exploring A Closed And Abandoned Auto Museum Full Of Classic Cars, All Of Which Are Going Up For Auction!

Here we go, another old collection of cool stuff that went up for auction. Unfortunately we didn’t realize this one was going on until yesterday, when the auction ended, but at least we got a...

This Is What Happens When You Go Looking For Parts In A Place With Whole Cars – Finnegan’s Garage

We’ve all done it, and if you haven’t then can you really call yourself a car guy? You have a project that needs parts, whether it is trim or body panels or even speed parts, and you end...

The Twin Turbocharged Good Luck Charm: This Video Profile Of A Ferrari F40 and Its Owner Rules

I guess this is the day where we share you all the truly beautiful automotive video that we can find, eh? In this video we meet a 1991 Ferrari F40 and its owner, a guy who loves the car, loves...