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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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LSFest West Photo Coverage! Burnout Pit And Tire Smoke Photos From Holley’s LSFest West 2022 Start Here!

Here’s our first batch of burnout pit photos from LSFest West in Vegas. If you dig tire smoke and donuts, then this is going to be the gallery for you! Check out the photos below and use the...

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LIVE On PowerShift Tonight! Is Hydrogen The Answer? Saving The Internal Combustion Engine Through Alternative Fuel!

Tonight on PowerShift we’ll be joined by the one and only Mike Copeland as we talk about alternative fuels, saving the internal combustion engine, and Hydrogen in particular. For those of you...

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...

The Race Car That Wasn’t But Is Now! The Story Of The McKee-Chevrolet Mahyra Is Funny And Awesome

This is one of the funniest and most awesome race car stories we have heard in a while and it comes right from the mouth of the guy who was at the center of it. British guy Greg Thornton obviously...

RPM Symphony Video: Listen To A Pair Of 11,000 RPM Small Blocks Head Down The Strip!

We often show you dyno videos with NHRA Competition Eliminator engines getting spun to sky high RPM levels. Now we’re going to show you one with Comp Eliminator engines actually powering cars...

Soaked History: This Footage From The 1965 Swamp Buggy Races In Naples Is Totally Wild

This is the most awesome old swamp buggy racing footage we have ever see. Taken at the OG “Mile O’ Mud” in Naples, Florida you are going to see the ancestors of today’s...

Turbo Video: Check Out A Bitchin’ Old Ford Flathead Six With A Homemade Turbo Setup Fire and Run!

I’ve always had a fascination with old “obsolete” engines but my first trip to Bonneville really kicked that deal up about 10 notches. Seeing and hearing old flatheads and other...

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Nobody Wants To Thrash On The Truck: Check Out The Story Of Jerry Caminito At The 1990 California Nationals

It’s always awesome when underdog teams embark on some sort of awesome drag racing sojourn and try something they never have before. In 1990 that was Jerry Caminito’s story. The nitro...

A Fox Mustang Smashes Into A Tree During an Autocross Event – Major Wreckage!

We’ve been to and competed at more than a couple autocross events during our time as amateur stunt drivers. None of those events have presented a competitor with the option of smashing his car...

Check Out This 7 Second, Big Block Powered, Mini Cooper! What’s Not To Like?

When the boys at 1320Video see a Mini Cooper running 7’s in the quarter you know they are going to check it out. And when that Mini Cooper has a Big Block in it, the cool factor goes up even...

The Iron Trap Crew Invades The Spring Carlisle Swap Meet: Check Out Their Fun

The Carlisle Swap Meets are some of the baddest hot rod and classic car swap meets in the country and have been going on for decades. They are on the list of everyone that likes swap meets and is...

If You And Your Buddies Were Going To Build Ultra Cheap Basher Race Cars, What 1980’s or 1990’s Car Would Be Your Race Car?

So lets say you and your friends got together, like the boys from Bad Obsession Motorsports, and decided you were going to build race cars, on the ultra cheap, to race against each other. And lets...

Ultimate Zombie Apocalypse Vehicle? Couple Converts Army Truck into Apocalypse Surviving Tiny Home

If you are going to do it, then you might as well do it like this! It may only go 55 mph, but this ex military truck is one bad ass that has so many cool and custom features inside that you too will...

A Study In Balance: The 1998 Kenny Brown 289 RS Mustang Coba Wasn’t Cheap But It Sure Was Good

There’s the old adage that you can have cheap or you can have good, but you cannot have both. That’s been true forever with cars (for the most part) and this video from 1998 shows that...

Listen Up: Conversations With Matt Smith and Justin Ashley On This Episode Of The NHRA Insider Podcast

This episode of the NHRA Insider brings two of the NHRA high performers together for a discussion about pro stock motorcycle and top fuel, not just in 2022 but over the last few seasons. The stories...