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BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: We Decide To Go Atomic With The Old Rig!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to...

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Photos: Our Second Round Of Quarantine Cruise Photos Are Right Here! Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Customs, And More On The Streets.

(Photos by Wes Allison) The SoCal Quarantine Cruises are something special because they are both a parking lot style car cruise-in and an on-road event all in one. There are a ton of cars and trucks...

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Cruise Photos: SoCal’s Quarantine Cruise Is Bigger And Better Than Ever! Look At These Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, And Customs On The Street!

(Photos by Wes Allison) When you talk about driving events, like the Quarantine Cruise, or even local Cruise-Ins, it is really hard to beat the action in SoCal. I lived there for more than a decade...

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Photos: SoCal’s Cruisin’ Grand In Escondido Never Fails To Bring Out The Coolest Cars And Trucks. Check Out These Beauties!

(Photos by Wes Allison) We’ve still got more photos from Cruisin’ Grand in Escondido and figured there was no better time to share them than right now. It’s a Monday photo...

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More Hot Action Photos From The NHRA Sonoma Nationals: Flames, Wheelstands, Burnouts, And More!

(Photos by Eric Myers) We told you we’d have more photos from the NHRA Sonoma Nationals, and we weren’t kidding. We’ve got action photos of all kinds, from a bunch of different...

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Photos: The Cars Of UMI’s Autocross Challenge. The Muscle Cars, Sports Cars, And Sedans That Tore It Up At UMI Motorsports Park

Here they are folks, the cars that tore up UMI Motorsports Park this weekend for the UMI Autocross Challenge. A race that gave out invitations to the UMI King of the Mountain $25,001 race coming to...

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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...

This Weekend: Daytona’s Turkey Run

Thanksgiving weekend us upon us and for most of the country that means your junk is sitting idle in the garage, under a tarp, or like us, in the elements. Note that we said most of the country. If...

Gearhead Destination: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

For the majority of the year it sits silent, a massive monument to man’s quest for speed. The month of May brings it to life, and on Memorial Day every year, a couple hundred thousand people...

Video of the Week: The Hot Rod Lincoln Jump

While we don’t produce and air our own videos any more, that won’t stop us from sharing some of the best gearhead stuff we’ve found in our travels on the Web. Case in point: this...

Fryblogger: Gearhead Burbank Revisited

I don’t think I can top Brian this week. His Barnstormin’-column tirade about how the Nurburgring rage is symbolic of the anti-enthusiast problem with late-model marketing sparked a few...

Montoya Picks NASCAR Over F1. Really.

Juan Pablo Montoya, Formula One driver turned NASCAR left-turner, told the media that he had been offered Formula One rides and turned them all down. He was immediately whisked away to be drug tested...

Jim Wangers’ Big 3 Performance GTO…What Else?

Jim Wangers was the marketing guy behind the Pontiac GTO. We know he’s good at marketing because he’s managed to make a living off that fact for like 40 years. And the hits just keep on...

Hot Rod Drag Week 6-Second Smack Talk is Here!

Finally! After talking about a 7-second average at Drag Week, Denny Terzich and ProRides did it first in 2007. Now that same team–which used to be known for nothing but show cars until they did...

Performance Industry Bailout Plan from Painless Wiring

This is impressive. Recognizing that the performance aftermarket is feeling the pains of recession, Adrian Murray, President of Painless Performance Products (Painless Wiring) has announced the...

The Violation Game: Vantastic!

Welcome to The Violation Game! It’s a new regular feature on FreiburgersJunkyard.com, celebrating the tasteless, the gaudy, and the just plain horrific things that people do to cars. Are we in...

Web Site of the Week: American Iron in Cuba

One of the many tales that make up car-junkie lore is the one about how there are a bunch of great old American cars still being used in Cuba. But aside from the occasional ’50s flatbed truck...

See Us on YouTube, now in WideVision!

We just noticed that YouTube has changed its aspect ratio, going from cramped 4×3 to full HD size. How cool. That’s good enough reason for us to remind you that many of the videos from our...