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This Doomsday Or Ultimate Adventure Ready Unimog Went From Fire Truck To Zombie Ready In The Most Epic Way

This is one hell of a Unimog. I have been drooling over them again lately, even though I know that I have zero time or money to put into one. But when I get ready to build an off-road expedition type...

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Rahn Tobler, NAPA Funny Car Crew Chief Announces his Retirement

Rahn Tobler is one of the cooler nitro crew chiefs in the NHRA ranks. I say this because he’s got some of the coolest experiences, working with some absolutely epic drivers and crews. Plus,...

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Project Henry’s Hot Rod Update: Picking Off The Little Stuff And A Late Braking Issue That’s A Potential Nightmare

We’re back with another update on our 1940s mongrel N-series Ford tractor project. If you have not been following since the start, we scored this tractor on the cheap and made it run and...

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Electrified Or Electro-Fail? We Spend A Week With The 2021 Mustang Mach-E

(Photos by the author) – If we want to talk about vehicles that are important to the Ford Motor Company and which indicate what the company’s path forward is, the 2021 Mustang Mach-E is...

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You Should Look At These Fire Systems For Your Trailer, With A Number Of Recent Trailer Fires, Everyone Should Be Thinking About It.

I’m a big proponent of a fire system in any race car or fast street car, but with recent trailer fires making the news throughout the racing community, I think it’s time for everyone with...

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Here’s Our Complete Photo Coverage Of The Street Car Super Nationals In Las Vegas

Wanna see all the great wheels up and tire smoking photos from the Street Car Super Nationals in Las Vegas? We’ve put them all together here in one place so you can click to your little...

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BangShift.com Brings You the F-Bomb Camaro, Live from the Hollywood Premiere of Fast and Furious

As you may have heard, the F-Bomb Camaro is one of the bad asses in the new Fast and Furious movie. Tonight it will be surrounded by other stars of the big and small screen during the Hollywood...

Cool Old Press Photos: 1957 Hudson Hornet

We’re leaving the comfy confines of the Big Three with this week’s Cool Old Press Photos feature and checking out the 1957 Hudson Hornets, now packing fire-breathing 327ci V8 power. These...

Hang ’em High! Two Indicted for Stealing Trade Secrets from Goodyear

This one should spike your blood pressure. Two men, Clark Roberts and Sean Howley, engineers for a company called Wyko Tire Technology of Greeback, Tennessee, have been indicted for conspiracy to...

Gearhead Destination: Pikes Peak Highway

This week’s Gearhead Destination is Pikes Peak in Colorado. We’re sending you here not just for the world famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race, but also for the actual drive...

GM Puts Hold on Small Diesel V8

In a sign of the times, General Motors announced on March 10th that it was suspending the launch of the new 4.5L diesel engine destined for half-ton pickup trucks. This motor is widely recognized as...

AMC Collection to be Auctioned at Lowe’s Motor Speedway April 3

We were tipped off to an AMC auction going down at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in early April as part of a larger weekend automotive auction. This is the collection of a man named Steve Green. The...

It’s Coming and You Can’t Stop It: Bizarro Pro Mod Competes at IHRA Baton Rouge Event

It’s going to scare old ladies and convince hard line Pro Mod traditionalists that the IHRA has lost its mind, but Harold Martin has been given the “all clear” by the IHRA and ran...

Gearhead Guys You Should Know: Bob Bondurant

Say the name Bob Bondurant and the first thing that pops into your head is that he owns and operates a high-performance driving school in Arizona. Most people assume he was some type of racing driver...

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: Funny Car on a Pole

Lebanon Valley Dragway is a great dragstrip in eastern New York State. It’s got a great history as a track that all the great touring professional racers hit during their barnstorming trips...

Site of the Week: Junkyard Jewels

Looking for a collectible that fits your style a bit better than a Dubs or Whips die-cast? Well, for those of you with taste that leans toward patina and iron oxide, we’ve found the ultimate....

Gary Anderson, Founder of Soffseal Inc, Passes

We were hit with more bad news today with the announcement that Gary Anderson, the founder of Soffseal Inc., has passed away. If you are a drag racing fan you can’t help but think back to the...

Event Coverage: 2009 Detroit Autorama at Cobo Hall, 66 Photos

Last weekend was the Midwest’s official icebreaker for the car season, the Detroit Autorama at Cobo Hall. While most indoor car shows are not our speed, this one brings out all the real hot...

Vintage Race Car of the Week: 1960-1965 Birdcage Maseratis

Some cars, like the Gurney Eagle that was profiled last week are just cosmically right from the moment of conception. The Birdcage Maseratis were born of a company that had tried and largely failed...

Book Review: How to Keep Your Muscle Car Alive

How to Keep Your Muscle Car Alive by Harvey White Jr. is a brand new release from Motorbooks and is part of the Motorbooks Workshop series of technical titles. This book is a neat reference material...