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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, Videos

Carnage of the Week: Nastiest Engine Explosion Video Ever

This new addition to our regular weekly blog items will highlight, as its title denotes, stuff going horribly wrong. Wrecks, explosions, rods exiting the block, blowers banging, you name it, it will...

Video: A Brilliant Take on Domestic vs Import Buying Habits

This one comes to us from Rob over at CarDomain. He found and posted this video that’s a takeoff on the classic 1980s “I learned it from you dad!” anti-drug commercial. This is just...

Video: A Bus Made From 50 Smashed cars

Our gearhead minds totally missed the point of this anti-car marketing scheme and focused simply on how cool it is that these guys built a model of a bus out of 50 smashed Swedish cars that we really...

MORE: MISC, Videos

Video: The Popular Hot Rodding Project X 1957 Chevy

There’s currently a discussion on the BangShift.com message boards about the merits and influences of various magazine feature and project cars over the years. Whenever that topic comes up,...

Video of the Week: How Not to Pull Out a Stuck Jeep

With the news that our pals at StreetFire and CarDomain recently joined forces, we realized that we were relying way to heavily on YouTube for our Video of the Week selections. After all, if...

More of Our Videos, Now at MSDVideos.com

Several months ago, David Freiburger and I made a bunch of videos for MSD Ignition. The one called Set Your Timing has been posted for a while now, but more recently, they put up vids on how to know...

MORE: ENGINES, Videos

Video of the Week: The World’s Lowest-Flying Wheelstander

I’m calling a mulligan on this one. I am familiar with this car. It’s the twin-turbocharged, big-block-Ford-powered 1967 Mustang of Canadian Frank Pompilio. I wrote a feature on the car...

Video: The Real F-Bomb Camaro in Action for the Fast and Furious Sound Crew

Here’s a video that we made last summer during a day at California’s Willow Springs International Raceway when the gearhead crew from the Fast and Furious movie was having a fun day...

MORE: MISC, Videos

Video of the Week: Trans-Am 1969

This right here is more than five minutes of video zen of SCCA Trans-Am racing in 1969. It seems to be a portion of a longer video and it has all the feeling of some type of promo. We dig the natural...

Cool Video: King of the Hammers

Three weeks ago our friend Fred Williams at 4-Wheel & Off-Road magazine told us that he was going to compete in King of the Hammers, a rockcrawling off-road race held in Johnson Valley,...

Video: Detroit Speed and Engineering Camaro Test Car in Action

A couple days ago I told you about Boondoggle Media, my video production company, and the vid we did for MSD. I forgot that we also have a movie live now at the Detroit Speed and Engineering site....

Video: Check Us Out on SetYourTiming.com

One of the businesses I’ve got going on is called Boondoggle Media, a video production company for gearheads using the old AV Kids who you may remember from CarJunkieTV. So far we’ve done...

March Meet Video Action: Horan meets Chrisman Dragster Collision

Yikes! We had seen some still photos of Dan Horan getting into Mike Chrisman at the 2009 March Meet, but seeing it in video form is far more creepy. Although we lose the cars in the dust cloud...

Video of the Week: Dinah Shore and Elizabeth Montgomery sell Chevrolets

As car junkies we often find ourselves reminiscing about the old days. This week’s videos are commercials from Chevrolet’s past and show the American spirit of the automakers of old....