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In 1960 A Group Of Corvairs Drove From Chicago To Panama – This Film Shows The Insane Trip

This is completely and utterly mental. A few years ago we showed you the 1962 film of the Corviars crossing the so called “Darien Gap” which was a 99 mile jungle trail that served as a...

1980s Perfection: The Olds Aerotech Was An Incredible Engineering Exercise That Delivered The Goods!

It took a massive track in Texas and the legendary right foot of AJ Foyt but the Oldsmobile Aerotech set the world’s closed course speed record at an insane 257.123mph back in August of 1987....

Awesome History: The Twisted History Of The Porsche 924 Is A Story For The Ages

What we love about automotive history is that it has so many weird twists and turns, the fun stories are effectively endless. For instance, we had no idea that the Porsche 924 was actually born as a...

A Fuelish Endeavour – Taking a Centenarian to the Pub! This 100 Year Old Dodge Protested A Bit, But Ultimately Delivered.

Video Description: We’re well used to not everything going to plan, so when we turned up to our friend James Cameron’s place to film the 100 Year Old Dodge video it came as little...

Want To See Real No Prep? Top Fuel Dragsters On A Bare RAF Runway In England At Fulbeck Circa 1973

There have been many locations in the UK where drag racing’s taken place over the years. This video captures another of them that no longer exist. This was the RAF bomber base at Fulbeck,...

Incredible: Watch The 1970 Ferrari 512S Pininfarina Modulo Concept Car Run and Drive Around The Track!

There are times when rich guys do annoying things with cars, right? They do stuff that might not fit our taste or they do stuff that’s just lame and bad for their own edification. Well as the...

Not A Dragster: The Real Story Behind The Internet’s Most Misidentified Car – Motion 1 Was Not The Drag Car You Think It Was

Tommy Ivo’s famed multi-engine dragsters were amazing to watch and created some killer images, but they also have been the cause of some confusion, especially when it comes to the Motion 1...

Old School Chassis Tech: This Video From 30 Years Ago Shows The Al Swindahl Bolt Together Top Fuel Chassis

There are names in drag racing that have had massive impact. We all know the Don Garlits’ of the world, we all know the Bob Glidden types of the world but what about the guys who made the cars...

Awesome Video: Sawing Up A Massive Ponderosa Pine Log in A Steam Powered Saw Mill

My love affair with saw mills has been documented here. As a kid I would travel with my grandfather to pick up lumber for the family business and as I got older and would lend a hand at the shop,...

Massive CAR CARRIER SHIPS Hold Thousands of Cars Inside: All About Roll-On Roll-Off Car Hauling Ships.

Ever wonder how all those cars and trucks in the world get from the country they are built in to the country they are sold in? Or why companies like Toyota, Nissan, Honda and more are now building...

Awesome Video: How To Haul A Steam Locomotive Through London And Park It In A Museum Circa 1961

This is a really cool video, especially for you fans of heavy hauling and big trucks. We’re going to watch a massive steam locomotive and its tender gate hauled from the rails straight into a...

100+ Years Of Work: Watch This Ancient Ruston Hornsby Engine Get Fired Up To Irrigate A Pakistani Farm

No, they don’t build them like they used to and this video sure is proof. You are going to watch a group of guys get a really big old stationary engine fired up on a Pakistani farm to run an...

Cool Video: Watch Some AHRA Drag Racing At The Old Tucson Dragway Circa 1983 – John Force and Others!

This is fun video! We’re going back to what looks like the 1983 AHRA Winternationals at the “old” Tucson Dragway which is about a 15 minute (or less) ride from the current Tucson...

Fun Propaganda: 1974 Film Touting The Supremacy Of Chevy Trucks Over Fords Uses Some Wacky Tests

Automakers have been creating promotional sales videos since the advent of the moving picture, right? To us, they are great because even in the darkest of times, they were all talking about how...