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Quarantine Cruise Photos: Trucks, Customs, Muscle Cars, And More From SoCal’s Quarantine Cruise

(Photos by Wes Allison) Thanks to some creative folks who spent their time thinking rather than griping, SoCal’s Quarantine Cruises have been a great way to get out and enjoy your hot rods in...

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Gene Winfield Car Show Photos: The 2021 Winfield & Watson Custom Car and Hot Rod Gathering Did Not Disappoint

(Photos by Wes Allison) The Winfield and Watson Custom Car and Hot Rod Gathering is one of those must attend events that is more than just showing up for a car show. Located an hour and a half to two...

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Fall Carlisle Swap Meet Photos: Dude!! The Cool Just Continues! Look At This Rad Stuff From Carlisle Now!

As if Grippo’s photos from the AACA Hershey Fall Meet aren’t enough, he also went to Carlisle and shot photos to share with all of you! So big thanks to our man Joe, who has been contributing to...

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AACA Hershey Fall Meet Photos: Awesome Muscle Cars And Vintage Stuff From This GIANT Event Continues!

Here is our fourth gallery of photos to share, and you are not going to want to miss them. And if you missed any of our previous photos, there is a link below so you can check all of them out too!...

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BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: Wrapping Up The Install Of Our MSD Atomic EFI 2 System!

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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John Force Burns Down His Funny Car Like The Old Days, And That’s Not A Good Thing!

When you think of the good old days of John Force, you think of two things, big giant smokey burnouts, and blowing up at the top end and going through the finish line on fire. It’s not funny,...

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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...

6.38 Quarter, Naturally Aspirated!

Back when we were living at the old apartment we reported on Sonny Leonard’s newest and baddest ass engine. It was (and is) an 892ci monster that made 2,000 naturally aspirated horsepower on...

Billet Mechanical Fuel Pumps from Holley

Recently on our message board a couple discussions have centered around fuel pumps. Mechanical versus electric, in-tank or inline, manufacturer-versus-manufacturer type of stuff abounds regularly...

Von Smith Goes to Bahrain to Win a Pro Mod race

Von Smith probably has the best driving gig in all of drag racing. As the pilot of the Al-Anabi racing blown ’57 Chevy Pro Mod, he has the best possible car with the best possible pieces, with...

Vintage Racer of the Week: Briggs Cunningham’s Le Monstre

For this first installment of the Vintage Race Car of the week we wanted to show you something you may have never seen or heard about before. First off, this thing is actually a ’50 Cadillac....

ZEX Nitrous for New Challengers

Someone chucked a brick through our window with a press release banded to it announcing that ZEX is the first to market with a nitrous system tailored to the new Dodge Challengers. Designed as a...

New Gallery: 25 Paint Ideas

As a guy who can’t own a shiny car, it’s a little surprising that I snap photos of paint ideas everywhere I go. It’s the editor in me, wanting to share all these car-related...

Video Review: Lions, The Greatest Drag Strip

The third and final installment of Don Gillespie’s highly acclaimed video series, “Lions: The Greatest Dragstrip” is out and available for purchase and is a must-have for any...

Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: Skyin’ the Poncho

I’ve been photographing all sorts of automotive adventures for many years, so I decided it would be cool to share some of my unseen photos in a new regular feature on FreiburgersJunkyard.com...

Barnstormin’: Why the Nurburgring Kinda Sucks

One of the things we decided to do at FreiburgersJunkyard.com is to have regular opinion columns in the blog. It looks like I get to go first. I’m Brian Lohnes, and my column is called...

Bubble-Roof Counter Attack!

Sure, Freibuger posted photos of the zooty Thunder Flite and its all well crafted and engineered and all. There’s a problem though. We’re not the well crafted, well engineered types. He...

New Project Car Page: Freiburger’s Jeep

In case you haven’t checked it out yet, go have a look at the portion of the site where we keep track of most of our current project cars. You can go to the full list of project cars, or you...

Ex-NHRA Pro Stock Racer Scribner Held in California Shooting Death

Harry Scribner, a near 30-year competitor in the ranks for NHRA Pro Stock, has been arrested and is being held in the Ventura County Jail after a shooting at his home in Simi Valley, California....