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Category Archive: ENGINE, ENGINES, MISC, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Finnegan And Newbern Finally Haul Ass In The LS Swapped “Renegade” Jet Boat!

Doing an engine swap in a boat is a cake walk. Just ask Mike Finnegan. Or is it? Well it turns out that some of the parts for this particular LS engine didn’t exactly jell with the boat itself...

Cargo Trailer Conversion Update: Emily And Aaron Try It Out Before It Is All Finished!

Emily and Aaron Reeves, of FlyingSparksGarage on YouTube, have been thrashing on this cool cargo trailer conversion for a few months and we totally approve. They have taken their gooseneck car hauler...

No Small Task: Machining Tiny Connecting Rods For A Miniature LS Engine Is Quite The Process

The world of miniature engine building, like the world of full-size engine building has been forever morphed and changed by the introduction and proliferation of advanced machine tools. What was once...

Engine Magic: Watch This Video About Bringing A Buick Stage II IndyCar engine Back to Life On The Dyno!

This is one of the neatest engine videos we have seen in a long, long time. Why? It is all about bringing a Buick Stage II IndyCar engine back to life on the dyno…in Australia. The engine was...

Watch This: Video Of A Dude Restoring An Old Lathe In Time Lapse Is The Coolest Thing You’ll See All Week

There are few things more awesome in our book than old machine tools being saved and restored. We don’t often see videos of people rebuilding stuff like mills or lathes but the fact is that...

Classic Tractor Video: In 1973 White Hired USAC To Run A Showdown Between Tractor Brands – This Is Awesome

When it comes to brand loyalty, farmers and tractor owners tend to make the average pickup driver look like a wet noodle. Many farming families have stuck with the same brand of machine for...

Great Video: This Look Back At The Revolutionary Ford Taurus And SHO Is Informative And Fun

This is not some lame history of the Ford Taurus or the SHO, instead this is the kind of really great look back at a revolutionary car that we love. It’s truthful to say that the Taurus saved...

Peak Restoration Greatness: The Restoration Of This 100+ Year Old Fractal Vise Is Mesmerizing

Ok, how does this guy keep topping himself?! Hand Tool Rescue is one of my favorite content creators on YouTube because he  not only is always working on something interesting, he’s doing it...

The Tightest Race In F1 History: The Story of The 1971 Italian Grand Prix Is Fantastic

Is there anything cooler than racing history? I’m not sure that there is. Clearly I have been a freak for it over the course of my life and so many others are as well. This time we are talking...

The Race Nobody Won: There’s A Single NASCAR Race From 50 Years Ago With No Declared Winner

Imagine two old racers who kind of don’t like each other and want really nothing to do with each other, both tied for all-time wins in NASCAR history and having their tie hinge on a weird...

Iron Giants: Check Out The 7 Oldest Cars That Have Ever Run Up The Hill At Goodwood

In today’s modern world of cars, the discussion centers around what technology will be next. Will it be an all EV future, will hybrids be the rule of the day, or will the piston engine continue...

Two Thing: Check Out The Build Of This Two Cylinder Engine From A Pair Of One Lungers!

The other day we showed you basically the pinnacle of American engine building with a look inside the shop of Sandy Wilkins and the build of a secretive and complex variant of the RY45 V8. Today we...

Das Boot: Watch The 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing Annihilate The Time Of A Brand New M5 At VIR! Awesomeness!!

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing, the lesser of the two Blackwing brothers, has proven itself. This 472-hp sedan the size of a BMW 3-series has lapped Virginia International...

Drag-u-Mentary: This Wonderful Video Shares The Fantastic History of Brainerd Motorsports Park In Georgia

This is amazing and probably the best thing you are going to see on the internet today. Why? Because it is super well done, informative, cool, and you’ll leave the end of it smarter than you...