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Category Archive: ENGINES, Videos

The Test Of An Old Show Car: MCM’s Newest Rescued Mitsubishi Cranks Out 300 Horse At The Wheels

Yes, Mighty Car Mods found another 1990s Mitsubishi Mirage Lancer whatever and adopted it into the fun, dysfunctional family. Our first question: WHY? They already have a mid-1990s Lancer (see also:...

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Completely Insane Video: Dude Spins A 360, Does Not Cross Center Or Hit Wall, WINS THE RACE!

The “No Guts, No Glory” grudge event at Orlando is one of the most wild and wooly races in drag racing every year. All of the biggest grudge racers come from around the country and lock...

Grande Revival: Waking Up A 1977 Peterbilt 359 That’s Been Out Of Service For Years

The year of automotive revivals isn’t done yet! It’s been awesome seeing videos of old vehicles that have been sitting forever and a day being brought back to life. It’s a testament...

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Mad Thrash Video: Watch Stevie Fast And Crew Perform A Time Lapse Engine Swap In Three Minutes (70 Real Time)

There’s no messing around at the track when you are a professional level drag racer. The difference between winning races in the NHRA E3 Spark Plugs pro modified category and losing them is...

Gearhead History Video: This Look At The Allison Engine Company Jet Program In 1950 Is Fantastic

There are lots of things that we take for granted in life that have not been around all that long. Turbine engines are one of them. Jet planes changed the world in many ways and their development was...

Morning Symphony: The Aston Martin Valkyrie’s Cosworth V-12 At 11,000 RPM

In the game of high-dollar exotics, hypercars, and the like nothing is off-limits. Work with whoever, build whatever, just make sure it’s gorgeous to a fault, beyond reproach for speed, and...

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Overkill: Twin LS4s Crammed Into An Acura RSX Should Be Fun!

What makes an ordinary, sane individual look at the project car they have going and mutter to themselves, “You know what? I know what this thing needs…another freaking engine. Yeah,...

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Flying Cars Video: Free Life Films Collection Of Cars Launching Skyward Is Impressively Insane

The modern landscape of drag racing looks lots different than it did even 20 years ago, especially when we look at performance. Full bodied cars on comparatively tiny rear tires are doing things that...

Video: 2018 JE Pistons Masters of Motors At SEMA – Picking The Coolest Engines At The Show!

2018 has been a killer year for experiencing and being involved in cool stuff. A personal highpoint was being part of the judging panel for an innovative new awards program that JE Pistons came up...

Hard Worker: This Nitrous Injected Small Block Makes 898hp At Less Tam 7,000 RPM!

No, the small block is not dead. Hell, the small block is barely ill at this point despite the massive onslaught of LS fever that has gripped hot rodding for what, a decade now? At some point the...

Tough Guy Video: Could YOU Work A Massive Drop Hammer All-Day, Everyday?

There are loads of people who have physically, mentally, or otherwise demanding jobs…and then there’s this. What you are going to see is a massive drop hammer being used to forge glowing...

Thunderstruck: Cleetus’ Auction Corvette Has One Hell Of A Backstory! Hear How The Truck-Engined C6 Came To Be!

Every car has a story. Someone built it, someone bought it as a brand-new car and from the moment it rolled out of the dealership, the chapters unfold. Some cars have nice, boring lives of just...

Old Thumper: Watch This 1980s Caterpillar 3408 V8 Make Modern, Solid Power on The Chassis Dyno

I know that I am weird but I absolutely love watching big rigs on the chassis dyno. Places like Pittsburgh Power, Antrim Diesel, and others have very active businesses working on, fixing, and tuning...

Crazy Video: Here’s Why You Never Want To Crash A T-Bucket – These Guys Lived

This is the type of video that makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up when you watch it and not for great reasons. Shot in South Africa about a year ago, things open up with an older guy...