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New Product Announcement: Unleash the Demon! Simpson Introduces Devil Ray & Desert Devil 3.0 Helmets. Available Now!

If you are looking for a new helmet, you might want to check out the all new Devil Ray 3.0 and Desert Devil 3.0 from Simpson. Available in multiple configurations, these are two great new helmets...

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Barn Find Chrysler Clean up – This Weird Mopar Is Getting Its First Wash And Buff In 22 YEARS At The Vice Grip Garage!

I’m not a Mopar guy, but I’m a muscle car fan and there are lots of cool Mopar muscle cars and cruisers that were built in the 1960s and 1970s. With that said, everyone knows that Mopar...

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Check Out This MASSIVE Model A Parts Stash In A Barn In New England – These Barns Are Packed With An Insane Number Of Parts!

The Iron Trap Garage crew is back at it with another insane find. This time they are up in New England going through a barn FULL of Model A Ford parts, and more. At this point they keep finding stuff...

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LS Swap Tech: How To LS Swap A Jeep JK – The Complete Step By Step Guide With Ian From Big Tire Garage

For the last 65ish years, smart automotive enthusiasts have been V8 swapping cars, trucks, and off road rigs that never came with them. In the 1970s it became popular to throw small block Chevrolets...

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Engine Tech: Here’s How To Install A Distributor The Right Way, The First Time, Every Time. Here Are The Common Mistakes To Avoid

Installing a distributor is not hard. It just isn’t. But everything that makes it simple also makes it easy to do wrong. The good news is that most of the things you can do wrong when...

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HELICOPTER RIDES AND FRESH IN-N-OUT ON THE RUBICON TRAIL: CASEY CURRIE’S JEEP JAMBOREE USA MIGHT NOT BE THE SAME AS YOURS

The Rubicon Trail is one of the most famous off-road treks on the planet, and there are tons of off-road enthusiasts who run up and down it each and every year and there are some really big events...

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ProRides “Sick Seconds” Revealed, and You Won’t Believe This: It’s a ’69 Camaro!

Last week we annouced that Denny Terzich and ProRides was coming back to Hot Rod Drag Week in 2010 with the goal of 6s at the track. We had a few sneak photos that pretty much told the story that now...

Video of the Week: The Snow Tow

This video is another oldie, but when I saw it for the first time I laughed so hard I nearly needed to go clean out my shorts. This one is a short edit that gets to the point pretty quickly. I hope...

The Violation Game: Sweet Pipes

This week’s cruel display of automotive styling takes today’s gaudy trend of stick-on portholes (or “pahtholes” if you ask Lohnes) and turns it up to 11. But what could be...

Web Site of the Week: Abandonded Airfields

This week’s highlighted Web site is not directly related to cars, but there are a bunch of reasons to dig it, anyway. The site www.airfields-freeman.com includes the histories of 1,413...

Vintage Racer of the Week: Swamp Rat 14

There are few if any other singular race cars on the planet, in any form of racing that were the catalyst for as much change as Don Gartlits’ Swamp Rat 14, his first rear-engine dragster. On...

Book Review: Against Death and Time

Against Death and Time is an interesting look at the 1955 racing season on an international scale. For starters, 1955 was not a good year for racing. James Dean was killed (in a non-racing accident),...

Viper V10 in a Mustang

Every once in a while even we get dope-slapped with something. This Mustang is one of those somethings. Long story short, Scott Vanderschoor of NiteMare Motorsports in Des Moines, Iowa is more than...

Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: The King in Action

I admit that this Pic of the Week is not my own snapshot, but one by Rick Amado. The scene is the second Hotchkis Media Shootout at Buttonwillow Raceway Park here in California. I don’t...

The Top 11 Things We Never Thought We’d Hear Ourselves Say

Times have changed. We have changed. Our families have grown. Standing back and looking at the state of the hobby and of our near homelessness and of our shift to the Web, we had to sum it all up in...

Moran: Quickest and Fastest in the World With Turbos!

For years we’ve been wondering and waiting for someone, anyone, to figure out how to properly harness the power of a turbocharged Pro Mod and throw some numbers up. Andy Jensen has been doing...

The New Weld Wheels

This is kind of old news after the buzz got around at the SEMA show, but we were just copied on the official press release so we thought we’d share with you that Weld Racing has been purchased...

eBay Pick of the Week: The F-Troop Gasser

As radical and cool and historic as this is, I don’t think I’d throw down $425,000 for this even if I had Leno kinda money. It’s the F-Troop Willys Gasser, and its story is well...

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