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2020 Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs Photo Coverage: A Frigid January Weekend Gave Way To An Awesome Show!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) –  2020 marks the 60th annual Cavalcade of Customs in Cincinnati.  We’ve been visiting this event for quite a while and always enjoy it.  This first...

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If You Want Something That Really Fits Your Custom Project, Then Chassisworks CustomFit Is The Chassis Solution For You

Just yesterday I had a friend asking me about my Caprice chassis swap that I did in my 1956 Bel Air Station Wagon named Rusty. I did this swap in 2005, and it happened just out of dumb circumstance...

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Watch Marcus Birt Take Flight In His Radial vs The World Nitrous Corvette – Hang Time Supreme!

South Georgia Motorsports Park has been known as the “Home of the Flying Cars” for years and frankly it had been a few since we have see a car do what Marcus Birt’s did during...

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Beastly Snake: Watch Sal Patel’s Dodge Viper Make Nearly 3,000hp With A Twin-Turbocharged V10

Sal Patel’s Dodge Viper is insane. It still has a V10 in it, it runs 6-second quarter mile times, it has run massive speeds, and it does it all with the correct engine and a factory body, not...

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Insane Video: Watch This BMW Launch 15ft Into The Air After Hitting A Boulder At 70mph – Crazy Stuff!

Drunk driving is the worst. It’s dangerous, it is stupid, and it get loads of people hurt and killed every yeah. Amazingly the woman driving in this video was not killed but her car was as was...

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Summit Racing Equipment Returns As The Title Sponsor Of The Mid-West Pro Mod Series For 2020!

Ever since the Mid-West Pro Mod Series was founded, BangShift.com has been right there watching Keith Haney and the racers who march to the beat of his drum grow from the first races to the show they...

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Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: The King in Action

I admit that this Pic of the Week is not my own snapshot, but one by Rick Amado. The scene is the second Hotchkis Media Shootout at Buttonwillow Raceway Park here in California. I don’t...

The Top 11 Things We Never Thought We’d Hear Ourselves Say

Times have changed. We have changed. Our families have grown. Standing back and looking at the state of the hobby and of our near homelessness and of our shift to the Web, we had to sum it all up in...

Moran: Quickest and Fastest in the World With Turbos!

For years we’ve been wondering and waiting for someone, anyone, to figure out how to properly harness the power of a turbocharged Pro Mod and throw some numbers up. Andy Jensen has been doing...

The New Weld Wheels

This is kind of old news after the buzz got around at the SEMA show, but we were just copied on the official press release so we thought we’d share with you that Weld Racing has been purchased...

eBay Pick of the Week: The F-Troop Gasser

As radical and cool and historic as this is, I don’t think I’d throw down $425,000 for this even if I had Leno kinda money. It’s the F-Troop Willys Gasser, and its story is well...

Monday Time Killer: Horsepower Guesser

Monday morning universally sucks unless you are at the US Nationals and are still racing. Other than that, it blows. Luckily, we here at FreiburgersJunkyard.com will provide you with something to...

Barnstormin’: In Praise of Open Trailers

Gale Banks Display at the Wally Parks

The photo shows just a few of the 34 engines that were headed out of Banks Engineering last week, on the way to the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum in Pomona, California, for this week’s...

New Resto Decals for Garlits Tachs

This is so cool! Anyone remember the Don Garlits signature tachs by Sun? They were in full Captain America trim in red, white, and blue. They’ve been going for big bucks on eBay for the past...

62 Photos from Today’s Long Beach Swap Meet

After clearing 10,000 square feet of junk out of our old 7,000-square-foot shop, we had lots of stuff to get rid of. Combine that with our need for food money and it was obvious that we had to go...

Lunati Pistons for Cheap

Interestingly, Lunati is now owned by (among others) Ron Coleman of Comp Cams. The two companies share an owner and one PR employee, and are being run as competitors. However, before all of that ever...

Roadside Find: ’42 Brew Wagon

While on an afternoon trip to the local home improvement mega-store we nearly drove off the road when we spotted this awesome ’42 Chevy truck parked outside a little local watering hole. We can...

CraigsList Deal of the Week: Elcomino

Here’s another one of the recurring features you’ll find at FreiburgersJunkyard.com: the CraigsList Deal of the Week. It was supposed to go live first thing this morning with similar...

Friday Excuse to go Home Early and Drink: The Seemingly Imminent Death of Pontiac

This weekly feature will give you plenty of reason to click the shut-down button on your work computer and drain a few frosties stat. It’s going to be bad news people–deal. Automotive...