.

the car junkie daily magazine.

.
The Payoff: Watch The Time Lapse Hagerty Redline Rebuild Here – The Little Mini Engine Lives!

While we love sharing the installments of Hagerty Redline Rebuild engines, the real fun comes at the grand finale when the time lapse video of the build is released and we get to hear the finish...

Read more

Dakar 2022 Video: Best Of Truck Highlights From The Entire Race Right Here

Dakar 2022 is done, and here are the Best Of Video Highlights from all the car action going on all week. Dakar 2022 is on and man is it already living up to its reputation of being one of the...

Read more

BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: Is It Scrap Or Salvage For Our Broken Chrysler 318 V8?

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...

Read more

Big On Big: This Video Featuring Seven Iconic Moments Involving Dave “Big Mac” McClelland and Big Daddy Don Garlits Is Fun

One of the most fun things about my work with NHRA is the access I have in the company’s digital archive, which continues to grow and more and more races are digitized. Anyway, as Don...

Read more

Video Feature: Dennis McCarthy’s 1956 Chevrolet Is Truly Something Special

I met Dennis McCarthy 15 years ago when Freiburger and I were running CarJunkieTV and Freiburger’s F-Bomb Camaro was the hero car in the latest Fast and Furious movie. Because they had to build...

Read more

Awesome Video: Watch Sir Jackie Stewart Test Drive The 1978 Crop Of F1 Cars This Is So Cool

Now THIS is something that will literally never happen again. Imagine the premier F1 teams in the world each handing the keys to their new machines to a former three time world champ to drive and...

Read more

 

Event Coverage: March 2009 Long Beach Swap Meet

Did you just read the blog item about how we hit the Big 3 swap meet in San Diego on Friday? Don’t go thinking that wore us out. Nope, we were ready for action again this morning (Sunday, March...

Event Coverage: The 2009 Big 3 Swap Meet in San Diego, 110 Photos

On Friday, February 27, we took a drive down to San Diego to have a look at the Big 3 Parts Exchange, an annual swap meet in San Diego, California. It’s called Big 3 because it is run by three...

Crane Cams May Be Reopening Soon

Autoweek.com is reporting that Crane Cams will be reopened after restructuring as early as next week, but most likely the plant will be open in a month. Although all 280 company employees have been...

Chadmouth: My Journey from Then to Now

It’s been a long tough road, but Bangshift.com is here, and we are so excited. The name change has been quite an endeavor. Dealing with lawyers and trademarks and all the crap that goes along...

Unbelievable Wrecked 1969 Mustang Mach 1

Man, we had to share this with you. It’s from our pals over at CarDomain.com and their blog. Believe it or not, these photos were actually once a very sweet Mustang fastback. No, it was not at...

It Came from the Fab Shop: The Project Wagoneer

(By Loren Krussow) – The common Jeep Wagoneer, as produced from 1963 to 1991, could quite possibly be one of the homeliest vehicles on the road (or sitting in backyards, or lined up in the...

Friday Excuse to Go Home Early and Drink: Camaro Killed For the Right-Hand-Drive Crowd!

Chevrolet, in an effort to curb spending, has announced that it will not be making right-hand-drive 2010 Camaros. Ha ha ha!  I know it’s not nice to poke fun at the Brits, and all others...

Motorized Freak of the Week: The Buffalo Bomb-Proof Truck

The military has some of the most purpose-driven vehicles in the world. Whether they are fighting vehicles or support trucks, every one has a role that it’s destined to fill. The Buffalo,...

CraigsList Pick of the Week: Soap-Box Derby Domination

Ever build your kid’s science project? Chat with Chad about that because he did last week. This is the racing equivalent of that. These are a couple of soap box derby racers apparently built by...

Gearhead Destination of the Week: Texas Raceway

When thinking of Gearhead Destinations, it’s easy to get caught up in the historical, big, or famous aspects of a place. But sometimes, it’s fun to brag about one of the local spots...

Video of the Week: 1990 Pikes Peak In-Car Action!

We’re not sure that we’ll ever be able to top this one. This is footage, both in car and out, is of Ari Vatanen driving a seriously hot rodded Peugeot 405 in the 1990 Pikes Peak Hill...

Lohnes’ Pic of the Week: Top Comedy from Lime Rock

Here’s some more fun from Lime Rock. This GT1 racer began his race with a hard top and ended with a roadster, much to his chagrin. On talking to the driver, we learned that he was involved in...

Site of the Week: How to Do a Burnout Wiki!

The wonderful age of high-tech video and the Internet have finally come together for the greater good. Yes folks, thanks to Wikihow.com, you can learn how to do a burnout online. And lest you think...

Crane Cams Reportedly Shut Down

We learned the hard way last week that not all reports of horrible business news are correct at first, and we hope the same is true here, but a story on new-journalonline.com seems to verify the...