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Watch This Classic Turbocharged Offy Indy Car Spend Time On The Chassis Dyno – Horsepower!

Since we are inching toward the 2019 Indianapolis 500, we sought out some cool Indy related content and found it in the form of this video that features a classic early 1970s Indy racer with a...

What’s That Sound? This Video Looks At Six Interesting Sounding Engines

You have to love the sound of engines, right? That’s part of the reason you’re a hot rodder. Sights, sounds, and smells are what hot rodding is all about. This is the kind of hobby that...

Watch This Old 27-Liter Rover Meteor Tank Engine Rumble And Roar Away On The Dyno

We’re no geniuses around here but we think we know the formula to coming up with a good engine. Start by basing it off of one of the best engines of all time. Continue to tweaking the design...

Watch Jesse Warren Make A 1,910hp Dyno Pull In His 6.0L Ford At UCC

When it comes to engines that wear their reputation around their next like a 50b weight, the 6.0L Power Stroke diesel is one of them. The early versions of the engines were flawed and suffered many...

4 Minute Thrash: Watch A Classic Customized 1957 Harley Get Completely Torn Down And Rebuilt In Minutes

Normally when we are showing you a cool Redline Rebuild video from Hagerty it is centered around an engine and just an engine. This time though, the engine is a part of the whole package as you are...

Cool Video: Diagnosing And Dyno Testing A 1,000hp Big Rig – Solving Fuel System Problems

There’s just something about seeing a hot rodded big rig on the dyno that gets our dander up. In this case it is a Peterbilt at the famed Pittsburgh Power company in Pennsylvania. The truck has...

Pull Start Pickup: This Dodge Ram 50 Is A Predator-Powered Freak Show!

Of all of the soft spots my heart has for specific models of vehicles, the Dodge Ram 50 might be the strangest yet most easily explained: it was the first vehicle I spent solid amounts of wheel time...

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This 1980s Caterpillar Promotional Video For The 785 Off-Highway Haul Truck Is EPIC – From Engine Building On Up!

My love for promotional sales videos is well known here. They provide a cool look inside different companies and products from the past and to me, they are fun to watch. None of them has been as fun...

A Tucker On The Dyno?! Watch Tucker 1044 Make A Pull With Its Franklin Helicopter Engine!

Not that we’re breaking any news here but Bob and Rob Ida are two of the most amazing automotive craftsmen in the world today, certainly among the top one tenth of one percent in the USA. These...

Awesome Engine Rebuild: Bringing A Packard V-12 Back To Life In Big Time Detail

If we started the day with a kind of strange engine in the form of that twin NSU home built project, we continue with one of the best engines ever. This video goes through every step of the...

Video: This Freaky Straight Eight Is Blown And Beyond Comprehension On Some Level

We were looking for information and videos on a particularly old straight eight engine the other day and what we found was this! You are looking at a pretty old video by modern standards. This one...

Awesome Video: Watch A 3,000+ Horsepower Nitrous Pro Mod Make A Hub Dyno Pull

Things in hot rodding and racing sometimes comes in bounds and waves, right? It’s kind of like the aftermarket EFI world. There were a couple of companies offering products, and then a couple...

Super Duty Video: Butler Performance Rebuilt This 455 Super Duty Pontiac – How Much Power Did It Make? Find Out!

The Pontiac 455 Super Duty is one of the greatest engines that Detroit ever produced. It was a victim of the era in which it was born and had the thing come along a few years earlier there’s no...

Dyno Catastrophe: Watch This Diesel Truck Explode And Burn At The Ultimate Callout Challenge

This is literally as bad as it gets. You are going to see the monstrously powerful DRD Diesel built pickup truck on the chassis dyno at the Ultimate Callout Challenge event in Indiana suffer a simply...