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Category Archive: MISC, Videos

Craigslist Find: A Bad Ass 1978 Dodge Muscle Truck, with Video

Many times our Craigslist picks highlight some godawful wrecks or lampoon some big pile of mechanical grossness, but this week that is not the case. We found a totally awesome Dodge truck for sale in...

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Classic Ad Video: The 1967 Pontiac GTO

We took a little heat yesterday for admitting that we thought Chrysler’s “Man’s Last Stand” television commercial for the Charger was kind of neat. We’ve found a classic...

You’re Doing It Wrong Video: How Not To Unload an Excavator

There are lots of videos on the Internet of guys doing crazy impressive stuff with heavy equipment. This is not one of them. Luckily, according to the YouTube caption anyway, no one was hurt and the...

Doorslammer Drag Video: Pro Mod Action From the 1990 IHRA Fall Nationals

Since we’re on an obvious door slammer kick these last few days, the natural progression leads up to some awesome vintage Pro Mod footage from the first season that the class existed. In 1990,...

Killer Drag Video: Seven Minutes in Early Pro Stock Heaven

The birth of Pro Stock as a drag racing class is one of the clearest examples of mechanical evolution in racing. Starting in the early 1960s when the Big Three started funneling money into drag...

Killer Truck Video: A Pair of Hellacious Chevys Crushing Cars

There are few things cooler to our simplistic minds than watching large lifted trucks drive over cars. Call us names if you want, but the two trucks in this video, which take two divergent approaches...

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Road Racing Video: In-Car Action at the Rockingham Chump Car Race

Our pal Jeff Huneycutt, who is an ace freelancer and the operator of StreetMuscleAction.com sent us a cool video link of some in-car action at the Rockingham ChumpCar race. Huneycutt and crew won the...

Crazy Fail Video: Aussie Guy Almost Runs Over The Starter While Doing a Burnout

This is about as close a call as you’ll ever see at the strip. We can say that this is the only time we’ve ever seen a starter actually jump for his life to get away from a wayward car....

Historic Drag Video: Awesome Old Footage of 427-Powered Comets and Fairlanes

After continuing to lust after the RacingJunk find Comet Cyclone we showed you a while ago, we went searching out cool Comet videos on YouTube and managed to hit the mother load. Ronnie Sox, Dyno...

The Parting Shift: Street Driving a Pro-Shifted T5

Being a gearhead is often about making sacrifices. Take this video for example. The guy driving the car obviously races it and because of that he had the T5 transmission “Pro-Shifted” by...

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Groovy Video: 1970 Firestone Tires Commercial

Decades before the Ford Explorer debacle that would cost the brand dearly (and more than they deserved) Firestone was cranking out tires at a blinding rate for all different types of vehicles. Their...

Hilarious Video: The Old Driverless Van Trick

We’ve obviously been having some fun with it being April Fool’s Day and all, but this clip from a Canadian comedy television show is truly good stuff. A troup of people manipulate a...

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Dyno Video: A Boss 429 Screaming to Be Let Out

The Boss 429 was certainly a bad hombre from Ford back in the day. As we told you a while back, there are companies where you can now buy new crate versions of the blue oval monster to bolt in your...

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Insane Fail Video: How Not to Right a Tipped Over Tractor Trailer

This is one of the flat out nuttiest fail videos we have ever seen. It’s from a foreign country, which one we have no idea, and there’s lots of screaming and yelling in languages we...