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FREE LIVE DRAG AND DRIVE COVERAGE! Rocky Mountain Race Week Starts Sunday Afternoon Right Here. Watch All 5 Days LIVE!

It’s time for Rocky Mountain Race Week folks, and that means 5 days of drag and drive action going on LIVE right here at BANGshift.com. We’ll be bringing you the action from all 5 days of...

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FREE LIVE DRAG RACING: Born 2 Grudge From Steele Alabama. No Prep, No Time, Grudge Racing Action!

Here’s the FREE livestream from Steele Alabama thanks to our friend Josh at Ticklefitz. He’s going to be on hand for all the racing action over the next couple of days and that means you...

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So What’s The Cardinal Rule Of Turbo Charging? Watch This Video And Find Out From The Man Himself, Peter Harrell At Harrell Engine And Dyno.

Whenever we can learn stuff from Pete, we do. This guy is super smart and absolutely generous with his information. So when Pete says he’s going to share the cardinal rule of turbo charging, he...

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Sick Summer Day 5 Video From 1320Video And Alex Taylor Racing: Destroying A Car TWICE In One Day Just To Finish, And Somehow Finishing With A Win!

Sick Summer, the latest event from the folks at Sick The Magazine, just started up this week and we’ve got video to share from our friends over at 1320 Video and Alex Taylor Racing. They are...

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Halfass Kustoms 1949 GMC Roadster Pickup Custom: Are These The Right Wheels And Tires? Plus More Work On The Custom Rocker Panel Running Boards

In the last video or two, Brent worked on several different things and ultimately got the air ride system in the truck and working which we so dig. In this one he’s finishing up some work on...

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Sick Summer Day 4 Video From 1320Video And Alex Taylor Racing: An Epic Thrash To Stay Alive, And An Epic T-Bone Crash And Rollover On Track!

Sick Summer, the latest event from the folks at Sick The Magazine, just started up this week and we’ve got video to share from our friends over at 1320 Video and Alex Taylor Racing. They are...

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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...

Performance Industry Bailout Plan from Painless Wiring

This is impressive. Recognizing that the performance aftermarket is feeling the pains of recession, Adrian Murray, President of Painless Performance Products (Painless Wiring) has announced the...

The Violation Game: Vantastic!

Welcome to The Violation Game! It’s a new regular feature on FreiburgersJunkyard.com, celebrating the tasteless, the gaudy, and the just plain horrific things that people do to cars. Are we in...

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...