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1000-HP BIG BLOCK CHECK COMBOS-HOW TO MAKE BIG POWER! NX NITROUS, PROCHARGER AND CHEAP TWIN TURBOS!

Which 1,000 Horsepower Big Block Chevy engine combo do you like most?  There are so many times that I’m at an event and someone comes up to me to talk engines and wants to know how to make a given...

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C10 Nationals Photos From Texas: If You Like GM Trucks, This Is THE Show For You!

(Words and Photos by Chad Reynolds) The 2022 C10 Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway were HUGE this year. We had a race to go to on Saturday, so we visited the show Friday and shot a bunch of photos to...

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Alternative Fuels: Will Hydrogen Save Hot Rodding? Internal Combustion Engines For The Win!

The internal combustion engine is on the ropes here in the United States, at least with regards to new car sales, if you believe the 2035 EV-only offerings deadline that most of the big automotive...

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Historic Trans Am Versus Pro-Touring: OPTIMA’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car Visits Sonoma Raceway

(Words by Jim McIlvaine) In a quick pivot, OPTIMA’s 2022 Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts, partnered with SpeedTour, to run with that series at selected...

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LSFest West Photo Coverage: More Drag Racing Action From Holley’s LSFest West In Las Vegas!

Here’s our second batch of drag racing photos from LSFest West in Vegas. We’ve got drag cars, Grand Champion cars, and more, going down the famed Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway! Check out...

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LSFest West Photo Coverage! Burnout Pit And Tire Smoke Photos From Holley’s LSFest West 2022 Start Here!

Here’s our first batch of burnout pit photos from LSFest West in Vegas. If you dig tire smoke and donuts, then this is going to be the gallery for you! Check out the photos below and use the...

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Super Simple Split Wishbone Mounts – Iron Trap’s 1928 Ford Model A Roadster Pickup Shop Truck Project Continues

Here is the fifth installment of the shop truck build, and it’s getting an engine! Not just any engine of course, but a Flathead V-8. Check it out! The more I watch Iron Trap videos the more I...

HIDDEN Hoard Of Project Cars And Trucks (V8 Vega, ’68 Charger, Camaro Drag Car)

Check it out folks, another great video from our friend Tommy, aka the Hot Rod Hoarder. This one hits close to home as the owner of this collection of rides is a longtime friend and arguably part of...

Your Shifter Might Not Be Broken! Here’s How To Adjust A Hurst Automatic Shifter The Right Way

I am a creature of habit. Years and years and years ago I replaced my aging B&M Megashifter with a Hurst Quarter Stick, and I’ve never looked back. I love them. They work great, require...

Which Welding Rod Is Right For Your Welding Project? Is It As Complicated As Some Might Think?

Welding rod selection, when TIG welding, is a subject that sometimes causes argument among friends as people do not always agree on what rod is used for what. Some say at ER80S-D2 is required for all...

Half Ass Kustoms 1951 Ford Pickup Project: Building Body Mounts On S10 Chassis For The 1951 Ford F1

Here is Part 4 of the 1951 Ford Project. This one gets a bunch done to make sure the body can mount to this now shortened S10 chassis. As usual Brent has his own way of making things happen and...

Awesome Junkyard Tech! Using 1988-1998 Door Seals On 1967-1972 GM Pickups! Super Cheap & Easy Option!

Rebeldryver is back at it again, with more fun from the wrecking yard! He’s using 1988-1998 GM truck door seals for his C10! That’s right, the doors seels off the GMT 400 series trucks...

Seal Beach Classic Car Show Photos: Our Final Gallery Of Photos From This Awesome SoCal Show

Our fourth gallery of photos from the Seal Beach Classic Car show are right here, thanks to Wes Allison who went out and shot all kinds of cool cars, trucks, customs, and more. If you missed our...

Historic Trans Am Versus Pro-Touring Part 2: OPTIMA’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car Visits Sonoma Raceway

Here’s the second batch of photos from Optima’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car. Use the link below to see the first gallery if you missed it! (Words by Jim McIlvaine) In a quick...

LSFest West Photo Coverage: More Autocross Action Photos Are Right Here!

Here’s our second batch of autocross photos from LSFest West in Vegas. If you dig cars that handle like they are on rails, then this is going to be the gallery for you! Check out the photos below...

The Parting Shift: Bangin’ Gears on the Bottle!

We got tipped off to this video of a guy running down the strip, pulling through the gears, and at the same time spraying it with nitrous, and found it pretty interesting. As you watch the video, pay...

Eight Tires And Two Stacks Make For A VERY, VERY Smokey Burnout – Watch This Western Star Smolder The Tires, Drift, and Spin Donuts

The name of the guy driving this very powerful Wester Star rig is Jacques Lafleur and as you’d probably guess, ol’ Jacques is one of the many French-Canadian hot rod big rig enthusiasts...

Oops! This Collection Of Old School Wild Rides, Carnage, and Funny Moments In Pulling Is Great

Back in the day, kids, there were these things called magazines and one of them, “Petersen’s 4-Wheel and Off Road” always had a back page called, “Whoops!” and there...

Watch 1971 California Highway Patrol Officers Slide, Spin, and Haul in 440ci Powered Polaras

We have to thank a Mopar lovin’ tipster for this killer 25-minute film depicting California Highway Patrol driver training in 1971. The police cars shown in this video are 1971 Dodge Polaras...

This Cool Little Rig From Sweden Turns Anyone With An ATV Into The Head Of A Logging Operation – We Want This For Christmas

The math on gearhead maturity is pretty easy to comprehend. We may age  but the things we find fun and cool are largely the same as they were when we were six albeit larger. Case in point is this...