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Here Comes The Boom: Blake Alexander Had The Biggest Explosion Of His Career Last Weekend In Norwalk

If you are a funny car driver, this situation is not an “if” it is a “when”. The situation we speak of is a massive engine explosion followed by the body of the car taking...

Morning Symphony: Have A Listen To A Buick Stage II Turbo Six On The Dyno!

The Buick GNX was not the end-all, be all of the Buick V6 program. It was certainly a hot piece, one that would have it’s own legend, but as for Buick’s six, it was just the beginning of...

Pony Wars Episode 3 Is Out! Watch The Mustang, The Camaro, And The Challenger Get Real Power Thanks To ProChargers

Check this out! It is time to make power on our three Pony Wars competitor vehicles and this year that means boost from the fine folks at ProCharger. In preparation for that boost, all three teams...

Fuel Mileage Is That Important: Can Finnegan’s “Square Force 1” Ramp Truck Do Better?

The 1989 GMC R30 3+3 box truck that Finnegan acquired shortly after Roadkill’s Mazdarati was stolen has been quite an adventure…mainly, in just how much a GM box truck can possibly hate...

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Watch This Small Two Stroke Engine With A Glass Cylinder Run – VISIBLE COMBUSTION!

It would be cool enough to see this little two stroke engine run on a table top or something but it is 100% more interesting when you can literally watch the piston zip up and down in the cylinder...

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The Heart Of A Warrior: The Barra-Powered Toyota Cresta’s Engine Gets Torn Down And Inspected

Most street beaters don’t require you to yank the engine out on a regular basis. You plonk it into the engine bay, hope the first fire goes well, and you drive until unhappy noises return or...

This Look At The Buda Engine Company In WWII Is Spectacular – Horsepower History

The cycle of business and industry is a fascinating one. Companies can rise to the level of colossus in their particular segment and then slowly fade into the sand dunes of time. Such is the case...

A Look Inside: This 710ci Goodwin Hemi Has Neato Clear Valve Covers!

In so many ways, racing is about the details. When we’re on the topic of drag racing it’s doubly true. We all have our favorite classes and cars, but when you get a little bit below the...

Buick Nailhead Redline Rebuild Update: New Donor Engine, Same Piston Hammering Results – Video

We LOVE the Hagerty Redline Rebuild videos and we especially love the fact that they do not shy away form showing all the details that surround the seemingly magical engine teardown and reassembly...

630hp and 1,600 lb-ft – This 8V92TA Detroit Diesel Won’t Have Issues Pushing Airplanes Anymore

As hot rodders, we see horsepower as a fun number, as something of an entertainment quotient that allows us to enjoy ourselves and impress our friends. Something that makes scaring your wife...

The Rusty Rattler: Check Out This Isuzu Diesel-Swapped 1970 Plymouth Satellite!

When I first saw this 1970 Plymouth and realized what had happened to this car, initially my brain started screaming out, “WHY?!” as loudly as possible. Why is there a diesel in a 1970...

Necropsy: Street Machine Reviews The Death Of The “Turbo Taxi” Falcon’s Barra Six!

Every auto media outlet has their beloved project car, at least one. Roadkill has the General Mayhem Charger. Popular Hot Rodding had the Project X 1957 Chevrolet. Mopar Action has the “Green...

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He Didn’t Blow The Welds: Check Out The Damage A 50-shot Of Spray Did To A Prius!

Here’s a bit of a tip: when your on-call mechanic friend starts laughing at the damage in your engine bay, you did good. A little bit ago, we got a quick laugh courtesy of Tyler Hoover. The...

But Wait, There’s More: Uncle Tony Is Back With Even More Information On The Slant Six!

Thirty minutes straight of information regarding the Slant Six engine that Chrysler cranked out for over forty years straight (1959-2000) from the mind of one man should be enough when it’s...

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