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How To: Section The Hood On The Top Chop 1953 Chevy Truck Project. Radical Change In Looks On This Cool Project

If you missed Part 1, 2, or 3 of this 1953 Chevrolet truck chop, we’ve got a link below to make sure you see them too. But now that the top is chopped, it is time to section the hood as well. Some...

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Classic Truck Performance Went To Taiwan To See How Sheet Metal Restoration Parts Are Really Made! Watch The Video Here!

While I like the idea of using products that are made in the USA, especially when working on older American hot rods and trucks, the reality is that we live in a global economy where things are made...

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Steve Magnante Is Back And Selling Some Of His Collection! Buy The Funny Fairmont And Help Him Out. And Get A Cool Hot Rod At The Same Time!

Our friend Steve Magnante has been out of commission for a while as he has literally been fighting for his life from a bad brain infection, but he’s back! You may know Steve from all his years in...

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Powell Machine Tech Talk: We gotta talk about this torque plate deal….. Does It Really Matter?

The internet is a wonderful thing… but it is also a giant pain in the ass. And in its defense, it has just become a vehicle for people to rant and rave about things that sometimes just make no...

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Show Video: GoodGuys 18th BASF Nationals At Nashville Superspeedway – Rad Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks, And More! PLUS HOT ROD OF THE YEAR!

John is back at it, hitting more cool shows and grabbing all kinds of cool rides in the process. This week it’s the Goodguys BASF Nationals from Nashville Superspeedway. This is a cool race...

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WILL IT RUN AGAIN? FIXING THE REAL PROBLEM WITH FINNEGAN’S 632CI BIG BLOCK CHEVY RACE MOTOR!

We’ve all see the trials and tribulations of Finnegan’s adventures in jet boat racing, as he bought a proven boat that had been sitting and so far the racing efforts with it don’t...

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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....

Newest Mopar A-Body Repo Parts

Cruising over at Moparts.com, we were thrilled to see two new parts available for ’70-up Mopar A-bodies: base plastic steering wheels, woodgrain wheels, and dash pads. Those items didn’t...

Why Drag Boats Are Scary…With Ultimate Photos!

You may have seen the video that has been circulating through the news media showing the massive wreck at the drag boat finals in Arizona last weekend. In short, James Ray, the driver of a Top Fuel...

Bonus Monday Time-Killer! SPEED Performance Awards: Fan Voting Ends Today

SPEED TV’s Performance Awards are kind of like Oscars for racing. They have several categories in which fan votes determine the winners. Stuff like best wreck, biggest upset, and biggest...

Monday Time Killer: The Greatest Vintage Drags Thread Ever

Monday Time Killer will be a regular feature on FreiburgersJunkyard.com and will bring you an online method for blowing off at least a couple hours of work every Monday morning without your boss ever...

Miller Cup Expands to 10 Races Next Season

We were wondering what was going to become of the Miller Cup Mustang Challenge series, the road-racing circuit for the factory built Ford Mustang FR500S. Our lucky pal Rob Kinnan from Hot Rod...

Trick New In-Tank Fuel System from Aeromotive

We’re not sure but we don’t think that Steve Matusek and the staff at Aeromotive sleep much. It seems every time we turn around those guys are announcing innovative new products. Well,...

The Zany Thunder Flite

If you browsed my most recent El Mirage gallery you had to have noticed photos of this wild custom ’62 Thunderbird. The Rocket Birds are kind of an acquired taste, and I happen to dig them to...

Legends of Riverside Event Coming in March

We just got word of a tribute to SoCal’s awesome yet defunct Riverside International Raceway. Check it out:   Riverside, Calif. – – Whether you attended every event that was...