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ACES Hot Rod Resurrection Photos: The 18th Annual Show Was As Cool As Ever.

(Photos by Wes Allison) The ACES is a car club that was founded in 1952 and is open to pre-1965 Hot Rods, Customs, etc, that are built in the style of the 1940s, 50s, and 60s. They are a staple in...

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1000-HP BIG BLOCK CHECK COMBOS-HOW TO MAKE BIG POWER! NX NITROUS, PROCHARGER AND CHEAP TWIN TURBOS!

Which 1,000 Horsepower Big Block Chevy engine combo do you like most?  There are so many times that I’m at an event and someone comes up to me to talk engines and wants to know how to make a given...

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C10 Nationals Photos From Texas: If You Like GM Trucks, This Is THE Show For You!

(Words and Photos by Chad Reynolds) The 2022 C10 Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway were HUGE this year. We had a race to go to on Saturday, so we visited the show Friday and shot a bunch of photos to...

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Alternative Fuels: Will Hydrogen Save Hot Rodding? Internal Combustion Engines For The Win!

The internal combustion engine is on the ropes here in the United States, at least with regards to new car sales, if you believe the 2035 EV-only offerings deadline that most of the big automotive...

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Historic Trans Am Versus Pro-Touring: OPTIMA’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car Visits Sonoma Raceway

(Words by Jim McIlvaine) In a quick pivot, OPTIMA’s 2022 Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts, partnered with SpeedTour, to run with that series at selected...

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LSFest West Photo Coverage: More Drag Racing Action From Holley’s LSFest West In Las Vegas!

Here’s our second batch of drag racing photos from LSFest West in Vegas. We’ve got drag cars, Grand Champion cars, and more, going down the famed Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway! Check out...

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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...

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...