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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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Pro Mod Who? Tim Slavens’ Bomb Blast [email protected] MPH At Lights Out 10!

I’ve been asked why I’m not at Lights Out 10. Why wasn’t I at South Georgia Motorsports Park, where some no-joke wild racing has been going down? Why wasn’t I taking photos?...

Classic YouTube: Putting Earnhardt’s Monte Carlo Back Together Again At The 1997 Daytona 500

You aren’t just handed the term “legend”. You bust your ass for years on end and do extraordinary things to earn that title. Richard Petty is a legend for his win streak and overall...

Money No Object: 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle Greenbriar – Super Sports Wagon, Yes. Antarctic Blue? Close Enough.

You remember the scene from National Lampoon’s Vacation, don’t you? Clark and Rusty Griswold on the dealership lot, trying to figure out where Clark’s “Antartic Blue Super...

Go In-Depth With The “Tri 5 By Fire” 1955 Chevy That Went Against Finnegan

He lost the race, he lost his beard, but in no manner does that mean that the “Tri 5 By Fire” 1955 Chevrolet owned by Jon Chase is a loser. Luck just bit him in the ass when the timing...

The SRT-4 Powered MG Midget: Suspension Design And Engine Mockup

We’ve been following a couple of deep-work builds, like the Mongrel and Project Binky. We love that people are using YouTube to kind of document their work…you might not see every single...

Don’t Care, Hook It Up: Everything Can Be Hooked To A Pulling Sled!

You know what the beautiful part of the pulling sled? It doesn’t matter what you hook to it, there will be a crowd around waiting to see what happens next. It’s kind of a solid bet when a...

FCA Has Brought Back The Warlock – Needs More Hemi And More Stakebed!

Call me a little bit suspicious if you must, but there is something quite familiar about the newly introduced 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock. Obviously, the nameplate is a surprise…the Warlock...

Classic YouTube: Selling The AMC Gremlin Against The Volkswagen Beetle

By 1970, the competition for small, economical and cheap cars had finally become a pain in the ass of American automakers, one that was big enough to cause some discomfort. Japanese companies had...

Morning Symphony: Screaming Through Rainbow Canyon At Low Level

In military terms, it’s a section of the desert northeast of Los Angeles known to aviators as “The Complex”. In general aviation terms, it’s R-2508 and you better have your...

Rough Start: This 1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass Is Done – LS-Swapped And Turn-Key!

Calm down, anti-LS brigade, it’s not worth the fight today. Cheap-car hunting and GM’s current golden child of an engine normally don’t go hand-in-hand unless you have no problem...

The Straight-Axle Throwdown! Hoonigan And Finnegan Square Off, One Man Will Lose A Beard!

On the surface, to the untrained eye, the matchup between Mike Finnegan’s “Blasphemi” and Jon Chase’s “Tri 5 By Fire” seemed fairly even. Both cars are...

Accel’s Ceramic Boot Spark Plug Wires Are Hot Exhaust Proof And Now Available In Black

I’ve had the pleasure of using Accel’s Ceramic booted plug wires on engines on the dyno at Westech and can tell you that these things are capable of handling anything your headers can...

Jay Leno Talks Lamborghini Engines. One Is Little And One Is Huge, But Both Are Ultra Sexy!

I grew up as a die hard Chevrolet car and truck guy, but when I first started paying attention to vehicles outside the muscle car family there was no doubt that a Lamborghini was one sexy machine. I...

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Tow Pig Greatness? This Phantom Dodge Crew Cab Shortbed Dually Just Needs A Fifth Wheel!

So the other day Chad brought up the question of what kind of tow rig you would pick if you were transported back to 1975. It’s a good question, though you could realistically expand the years...