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The Hoonicorn’s Last Ride? Ken Block and Ford Split, This Could Be The Last Time He Mangles Four Tires At A Time

The big news last week was that Ken Block and Ford have amicably ended their 11-year partnership in racing and other automotive craziness. This is a partnership that was amazingly successful in terms...

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Wild Video: Ride Along As This Turbocharged Mopar Small Block Powered Valiant Wrecks Hard In Argentina

We have showed you videos previously of the awesome V8 Turbo Valiant which races in Argentina. Well, this stick shifted hellacious little car got banged up really bad recently and they had cameras ta...

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2020 Photo Highlight Reel: David Whealon Shares His Favorite Captures From Last Year (Part 1)

(Photos by David Whealon) – Well that lead photo pretty well sums it up, right? David Whealon had a far less busy year than normal shooting in 2020 but that doesn’t mean he didn’t...

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Henry’s Hot Rod: We Investigate, Remediate, and Get Our Little Mongrel Ford Tractor Up And Working!

Well, we have a running tractor now! After the first installment of our Henry’s Hot Rod project it was time for the fun stuff, actually wrenching on our tractor that is parts 2N, parts 9N, and...

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Monday Drag Racing Movie: Watch This Awesome Coverage Of The 1972 NHRA World Finals

This is possibly the best way to start your post-Christmas Monday. You may be fortunate enough to have the week between Christmas and New Year’s off, but if you don’t we’re going to...

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Henry’s Hot Rod: We Bought A Mongrel 1940s Ford N Tractor, Scored A Flathead and The Fun Starts Here

It has been too long since I have had some garage occupancy for my own fun and entertainment. That’s been rectified and in the typical fashion of my life, I couldn’t just do the normal...

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Go Home And Drink: The Chrysler 300 SRT Is No Longer Available In Australia

The process is called “de-contenting” and it’s the fastest way to kill off a vehicle brand. Pull the models people like, reduce the model spread, and once you can justify the...

LeWhoa: Renault Is Bringing Back The Little 5 Hatchback As An EV City Car

At the rate electric vehicles are being debuted, normally the gut reaction is to roll eyes, mutter something derogatory under breath, and move on. The speculation that Chevrolet has hidden a Corvette...

More Transmission Choices For Corvettes! New Pro-Fit TKX 5-speed Systems For 1955-82 C1, C2 and C3 Corvettes

I told you that the new Tremec TKX Transmission was going to be a game changer for hot rods and muscle cars, not only because it is a super bad ass 5-speed trans, but because this bastard fits inside...

American Powertrain Parting Shift: 1961 Ford With A Four Speed On The Column?! Most Controversial Linkage Ever

There’s nothing like a good internet fight between automotive experts, right? The reason is that there are guys who know a lot and are proud that that know a lot. So proud that they cannot help...

EFI With The Classic Looks Of A Carb? The New Terminator X Stealth 4500 And 4150 Allows You To Keep The Look But With EFI Tuneability

We ran a Holley Terminator Stealth throttle body injection setup on Daphne’s 1966 Bel Air Wagon, Ethyl, for years and loved it. The system allowed us to have two stages of dry nitrous, control...

REMOTE MOUNT TWIN TURBO TEST-MEGA LAGGY LS? Testing Remote Mount Turbos On The Engine Dyno To See What They Really Do

Remote Mount Turbos have been found in all kinds of applications, and they often are the topic of heated conversations about how well they work and the downfalls or advantages of having them mounted...

MAHLE Motorsport LSX ComboPowerPak Piston Kit for LS Engines

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, MAHLE Motorsport drops an innovative new LS Piston design on the world! This is really cool and it’s brilliant thinking not just for engine...

Expensive Dyno Video: Watch This Hot Farm Pulling Tractor Engine Fire A Rod Through The Block During A Pull

This is one of those situations that can be viewed a couple of different ways. Listen, none of those ways is that great but you can take this situation, you know, the one where your big pulling...

Top 11 Video: The 11 Coolest Cars At Goodwood SpeedWeek 2020! Open Wheel, Historic, Iconic, Rally, More!

We’re glad that we didn’t have to try and make this list! The team at Goodwood locked themselves in a Zoom meeting and didn’t stop streaming until the screaming was done and the 11...

Et Tu, Corvette? Judging By The Looks Of It There Will Be A Corvette SUV Coming From Chevrolet

(By Tom Lohnes) – This is a majorly sad day. On a GM investor call set on a stage of unreleased cars, sat a white SUV with the headlights from the current generation C8 Chevrolet Corvette....

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Teasers Have Been Released And It’s Looking Futuristically Retro

(By Tom Lohnes) – Hyundai has teased its first addition to the Ioniq sub-brand, and it looks a whole lot more interesting than the normal Ioniq. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be sort of a bridge...

Amazing Video: This 1960 United States Air Force Review Has Footage Of The X-15, Kittinger’s Jump, and So Much More

  This 1960 film made by the US Air Force is a review of all the stuff that they had going on that year. It is astonishing and incredible to see everything that was happening. From the X-15...

The Photos Of A Piston And Rod Assembly Being Pulled From This Ship Engine Are Awesome – Your Big Block’s Got Nothing On This!

When I got an email from a BangShifter simply known as “Barry in Kentucky” I wasn’t immediately aware that it would contain epic gearhead gold. I get about 3.2 million emails per...

Watch This Kid Run Out Of Talent, Mangle A BMW, And Catch An Airbag To The Face In The Desert

I have had the good fortune to drive several BMWs this year. While none of them were M-series cars, several of them had the M-sport suspension components on them that make those package cars work so...