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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, Videos

Bomb Blast: This Chevelle’s Transmission Detonates As If The Pin Was Pulled!

The automatic transmission’s job is highly underrated. Scratch that…the transmission’s job is underrated. Converting the force from the engine’s crankshaft that is being...

Video: That’s Not Why It’s Called A Wrecker – Someone Call The Colonel!

Let’s say you are not having the best Monday. Let’s say that you woke up late, got behind schedule and the boss chewed on you when you walked in. Let’s say that it snowed and you...

Watch Pete Berner Suffer A Massive Pro Stock Crash At The 1999 IHRA Winternationals

Pete Berner has been a mountain motor pro stock racer for years. He ran very strongly in the IHRA when I was an announcer over there in the 2000s and his career went back into the 1990s as well. In...

The Compilation Video Featuring Locomotives Crashing Into Stuff Is Wild

Trains are interesting for a thousand different reasons but at the end of the day, their immense power is only truly illustrated when you see them run into something. They look all docile just...

Flaming Craziness Video: The NHRA 2018 Wild Rides Compilation Is Non-Stop Nuts

It is that time of the year again. Time for the talented folk at the NHRA’s video department to put together the Wild Rides compilation video for the season that was. Let’s just say that...

Another One Bit The Dust: The Autopsy Of Project Neighbor’s Built Mill!

Cleetus isn’t having a good run lately. He wounded Leroy the Savage’s engine. He absolutely nuked the turbocharged truck motor in the Auction Mistake C6 Corvette. And then there’s...

KABOOM: Watch This Hot Rodded Nissan Patrol Shred A Tire On The Chassis Dyno

Here’s chapter 3,324 in the great big book of how to get mangled on the dyno. We’re not saying that these guys did anything wrong, just that there’s so much going on any time you...

This 1991 IHRA Video Known As Crash-O-Rama Has Some Big Names And Big Carnage In It!

It is weird to think about now but there was a huge business in VHS tapes back in the era before YouTube, streaming video, and OnDemand, well, anything. The “And They Walked Away” Series...

Over, Under, Sideways, Down: A Year Of Launches, Close Calls, Tire Smoke, and Wheelies!

Our pal Tommy Lee Byrd is an awesome writer and photographer. During the 2018 drag racing season he decided to up the ante and shoot video and many of the events he attended. As Tommy gets around his...

Crushing Video: Watch A Varied Pile Of Old Cars Meet Their End With Hydraulic Pressure – Ouch

Ya know, a part of me really struggled with this. Should I share a video from a channel that has a load of them that depict the workings of a wrecking yard car crusher? Does this run against every...

What Does A 200,000-Mile Truck Engine Like About Big Boost? NOTHING! Cleetus KILLS The Auction C6 Corvette!

Following the story of the “Auction C6” Corvette that Cleetus bought at the end of last year has been kind of fun, actually. What started out as a knee-jerk impulse buy that left a strong...

Best of ’18: Watch Conway Witten’s Incredible Comp Eliminator Crash From Topeka 1993

While we have been telling you about some of the crazy things that happened at Topeka in 1993 because of the fact that the NHRA tour is racing there this weekend, there’s one story that’s...

Best of 2018: Watch As “The Bee Man” Guts A European Hornet Nest Out Of An El Camino

I have made no effort to hide my genuine fear of just about any kind of insect that has two distinct capabilities: flight, and a stinger on it’s ass. While I’ve never had a problem with...

Best Of 2018: The Footage Of The Power Driven Diesel Dodge Ram’s Runaway Explosion!

For the last couple of days, this green Dodge Ram has been all over my computer screen in various locations, all for the same reason: as you can plainly see, something severe happened under the hood....