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Meet The Cheapest Car In History: The Briggs And Stratton Flyer Would Still Only Cost $1,683.88 Today – (w/Video)

When the A.O Smith company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin decided to get into the car business by building a very cheap form of transportation we’re not sure they were aiming to build the cheapest car...

Question Of The Day: What Would Be Your Dream “Phantom” Build?

Let’s start this Question of the Day off with a confession: by the time you read this, I’ll probably be in the doghouse. Why? Because I have a confession: I am not a huge fan of my...

Build & Battle 3: Gymkhana GRID Challenge Builds With A 350Z And A 3rd Gen Camaro!

Remember about a decade ago, when those early Ken Block videos hit the Internet, back when he was driving Subarus around an airport somewhere in the desert? Those were badass videos. And if...

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Risky Investment: Would You Restore This Ratty 1970 Plymouth Superbird Or Would You Start Building It Up?

That beak. That wing. That shape that was meant to convey one meaning only, directly to Ford Motor Company: “Richard Petty is OUR driver, and you will pay dearly for your treachery.”...

Sport-Utility Scrap: The Build & Battle Rigs Finally Go Head-To-Head In The California Desert!

Three weeks and $10,000 to put together something fun sounds like a dream gig to us. And for Brandon Cox and Blake Wilkey, it has been. Hoonigan gave them ten thousand bucks each, told them to find a...

Scraping Nickels Together: Part Two Of Hoonigan’s Build & Battle Series!

Michael Cox and Blake Wilkey have had their hands full with their Build & Battle vehicles since the project to turn two thrashed SUV beaters began. With a total budget of $10,000, including the...

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Vote For The Final Team To Compete In The $10K Drag Shootout! Who Is Going To Take On Team Bigun And Team Enemies Everywhere?

It is that time again! The Horsepower Wars $10k Drag Shootout is coming back for 2019 and Team Bigun is coming back to defend the title they won last year with their turbocharged LS powered Mustang...

Project Hell: This $1000 Datsun 280Z Shows That You Get What You Paid For

In the list of cars I’ve dealt with so far in life, a disproportionate amount of vehicles fall under the $1,000 and under class. At least fifteen of them, to be honest. And out of those...

Would You Rather: Which One Of These Is The Project Deal At Under $1000?

You hear about it all the time. The guy that finishes building some bad ass race car, street machine, or hot rod after years and years and who started with some project car that cost only a few...

This Hand Made Steam Engine Took 30 Years To Build And Now It Can Be Yours

Hot rodding is really a singular activity. We all enjoy hanging out with other hot rodders but the things that we do individually, we do for ourselves. Maybe other people like them, maybe they become...

Rough Start: This 1979 Dodge Magnum Is A Cheap Mopar Build On A Silver Platter!

Admission 1: Over four years of Craigslist hunting, eBay searching, Racing Junk scanning and other assorted classified hunts that normally would’ve been a great way to kill a late evening have...

Go Sand Drag Racing For $10,000 With This Big Block Chevy Powered Jeep

As I write this I am on my way to the first official life experience I will have with drag racing on dirt. I am pretty excited and I have been trying to read up on as much stuff as I possibly can...

Building Blocks: There’s an eBay Listing Featuring 300 Bare Big Block Chevy Blocks For $500,000

So heres’s the latest massive cache of parts that has come up for sale on eBay and it’s biggie. Like the rest of them it carries the same question. Is it worth it? Is this an investment...

BangShift Test Drive: 2016 Ram 1500 Tradesman Hemi – The Best Option For A Late-Model Build Or A Stripped Penalty Box?

I know what you are thinking and I’ll spare you asking it yourself: why in the hell would I bother testing a two-year-old stripper work truck? Well, it comes down to a couple of facts that are...