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2019 Pittsburgh World of Wheels Photo Coverage: Horrid Weather And Awesome Cars!

(Photos by Mike Brooks) – Mike Brooks and thousand of his Pittsburgh area hot rodding pals kept a steel city tradition alive recently by attending the 2019 Pittsburgh World of Wheels. This...

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Street Racing In Sweden Is Arguably Some Of The Coolest On Earth. Man We Want To Go See This In Person!

I’ve been following street racing in Sweden for years. Magazines, online publications, and video crews have been sharing the action on the highways of Sweden for decades and each and every time...

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Our NHRA Winternationals Wheels Up Sportsman Action Photos Start Right Here

The 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Season is officially underway, with both Sportsman and Professional classes hitting the famed strip in Pomona Thursday and Friday. We’ve got great wheels...

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Video: Masters Of Motors 2018 PRI Edition – Judging The Coolest Engines At The Hardest Core Performance Show In The Wold

It’s back! Below we have the Masters of Motors 2018 PRI edition video for you to enjoy. If you checked out the 2018 SEMA show Masters of Motors competition, you know that JE Pistons stepped up...

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The Dirty Cougar: The Moment Of Truth – Would The $400 Mercury Survive King of the Heap?

If you missed the last update on the Dirty Cougar project, click here to check it out! So let’s recap on the progress we’ve made with the 1987 Mercury Cougar LS that has become a...

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Grand National Roadster Show Photos: There Is So Much To See, You Won’t Believe It

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) There is never a shortage of things to see at the Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona. It’s in all the main halls at the Fairplex, home to the Pomona Swap Meet and...

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RacingJunk Pick: 383 V8-Powered Isuzu Amigo

Who would of ever thought that a lowly Isuzu Amigo could ever be considered awesome sleeper hotness? We didn’t see this one coming, but once we laid our eyes on it, we fell instantly in love....

Man Survives Car Crash, Gets Killed Minutes Later By Crashing a Stolen Police Car

We revel in a good “man bites dog” news story around here. You know, the ones that have some odd twist that makes the story seem like something from a movie or bad novel. They don’t...

Video: A Tribute to the A-Team Van

In the 1980s, you couldn’t swing a dead cat without hitting a campy television show that featured a kick ass vehicle during every episode. Maybe it was KITT on Knight Rider, or perhaps it was...

Autoextremist: NASCAR May Return to Production Bodies and Engines

Peter DeLorenzo over at Autoextremist.com has been running a three-part series on the future of NASCAR. His inside information about meetings between the major manufacturers has led to some stunning...

Feds Get Green Light to Auction Cars Seized in Fraud Case of Utah Man

Some time ago we reported on the case of Jeffrey Mowen, the man accused by the federal government of scamming millions of dollars out of unwitting investors, and later plotting to kill people. The...

Update: Renderings and Video Progress of the Chip Foose Modified John Deere 4020 Big Buck Tractor

Back in December of ’09 we let you know about a project that Chip Foose has taken on along with John Deere. Foose has been tasked with modifying a cool Deere 4020 tractor into a hot rod. The...

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Speedy Says: The Top 11 Things That Get Speedzzter’s Goat

“Yeah, take back your losing streak. Check your front wheel drive! You’re jammin’ me . . . Quit jammin’ me!” -Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Some days, a BangShifter...

Toyota Execs Being Called Out By Congressmen for the Recall Debacle

Just when Toyota thought the worst was over and was ready to get on with the recall repairs, a couple of congressmen are calling out the company for covering up the real problem. This is a steaming...

Exclusive: Incredible Group of Ford Rods, Muscle, and Factory Race Cars Up For Private Sale

We really, honestly, do not know where to begin. When our friend Jim, the guy behind Project Fat Lane, the 1964 Thunderbolt look-a-like race car we are tracking, let us know that he was going to be...

Event Coverage: Philadelphia’s Motorsports Expo 2010

This year marks the 25th Len Sammons Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania. The locals just call the show “Motorsports,”...

Video Bonanza: Wheelies

The wheelie. It is many things to many people. To some it is a badge of credibility. Owning a piece of iron that can stand up on its hind legs is something to brag about. To others they are a bane, a...

New Product: Ultra-Torque Assembly Lube From ARP

Bolting motors together correctly is precision work. Lots of that attention to detail goes into the fasteners used and their installation. Making sure that proper torque specs are met can mean the...

Photo Tour: AACA Museum in Hershey, Pennsylvania

The Antique Automobile Club of America is one of the outfits known for the massive car swap meets held in Hershey, Pennsylvania (yes, home of the chocolate company), and the AACA also has a huge...

Event Coverage: Open House at Posies Rods and Customs

Posies Rods and Customs is a shop in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, run by a Ken “Posies” Fenical. They say the shop builds “statements,” not just cars. You can see some of those...