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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Over 800 Tremec TKX Transmissions In Stock And Ready To Ship! Just 3 More Days Of BACONSHIFT! Save $250 And Get Free Bacon. This Is Our Favorite Sale Of The Year!

TKX Transmissions IN STOCK AND READY TO SHIP!!! Plus, there is nothing like BACONSHIFT, a sale for real people who love all things hot rod and bacon. And if you don’t like either of those...

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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...

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...