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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, Videos

Halls, Decked: A Collection Of Demolition Derby Impacts Sure To Rattle Your Teeth

Okay, let’s chalk up the last couple of weeks since Labor Day: You got stuck cooking what is inevitably a feast for thirty that only ten members of your family actually bothered to show up and...

Cheaper Than The Real Thing: Restoring A Mercedes 300SL Gullwing Toy

Back in 1992, while combing the Sears Christmas catalog for items I was going to request for the holiday season, I stumbled across 1:24 scale model vehicles for the first time. I remember it clearly:...

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The Hamill SR3 Is An Insane Small Block Powered Roller Skate – Ride In One At Goodwood Here

The Can-Am racing of the middle 1960s was all a prelude to what would become the most famous road racing series in the world for a couple of years in the early 1970s. It was also the period of time...

Bug Out ‘Stang: This 2009 Ford Mustang Has 11″ Of Suspension Travel, And Exocage, and An Evil Demeanor

We have to thank BangShifter Chris Yocum for tipping us off to the existence of this creation the likes of which we have never seen before. Not a trar because it is all car, not a chassis swap of any...

Maximum VW: The Huge Bug Is A Masterpiece of Metal Working, Creativity, and Fun – 3,500 Custom Parts!

Yes, this is truly a car that lives up to the name! The Huge Bug is something we should have known about forever ago but we didn’t. My pal Alan Reinhart sent along a link of the car at a car...

Rare Footage: The Chase Scene From Gone In 60 Seconds 2, H.B. Halicki’s Unfinished Film

Henry Blight “Toby” Halicki is legendary in Hollywood for his car chase scenes. If you’ve seen the original 1974 version of Gone In 60 Seconds or The Junkman, you know that the...

Classic YouTube: Early 1990s Super Stock Class Eliminations At Indy! All Sticks Shrieking Engines, Dry Hops, And Gear Jamming!

I didn’t go looking for old racing footage for nostalgia’s sake this time. Between 1990 and 1992, when this footage from the NHRA US Nationals at Indy was captured, I was a young kid who...

Garlits Speaks: Listen To Big Daddy Talk About His Electric Dragster, His New Team Up With Holley Evi And More!

To the unknowing, he is an older guy, short in stature, and packing a set of Popeye looking forearms that have been built up doing God knows what. To gearheads, he is the living embodiment of...

High Stakes 100: The Story Of The World’s Fastest Outboard Powered Boat Circa 1958

The story of Mercury Marine is largely dominated by the larger than life man who founded the company, Carl Kiekhaefer. Known for being one of the most powerful early forces in NASCAR racing, his...

Watch How This Dude Made His Own Triple Engine Outboard Boat – This Is Going To Make This Little Bastard A Riot!

In recent years there have been more and more bad ass outboard engines coming out, including GM LS Based stuff that makes stupid power, but what we’ve been most impressed by are the number of...

Little Psycho: Testing Out A 470-Horsepower Dodge Omni GLH

It is supremely strange to think that Carroll Shelby, the man who gave the world hot Mustangs, wicked AC Cobras, and the car that kicked Ferrari in the guts, the GT40, pretty much saw the...

MORE: MOPAR, Videos

South African Interceptor: Check Out The Owner’s Story Of This Ford Homologation Special

What is interesting for me is seeing what cars are special to other people around the world. It was an eye-opener to hear how a beaten, thrashed, and almost utterly ruined Chevy Malibu four-door was...

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Just For The Laughs: Break Out The Rubber Chickens!

So, here’s a bit of my past that I had to wait a few years to admit to. I’ve mentioned before about my years of Army service working on OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters. Lots of good...

Historical Footage: The Infamous 1995 Dale/Barbazza Wreck At Road Atlanta

One of the most notable crashes that has ever taken place in IMSA racing was the incident at Road Atlanta involving Jeremy Dale and Fabrizio Barbazza during the Rain-X/Motorola Grand Prix of Atlanta...