Random Car Review: The 1969 Dodge Yellow Jacket and 1970 Diamante Concept Car

in 1969 it was a good time to work for Dodge. Essentially, the entire work mantra was “anything goes, so long as it sells”, and they were having one hell of a party doing it. The B-body line was selling well after the 1968 re-design, the Charger was selling well, and the racing division was in […]

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Attacking A Water Park With A Fleet Of RC Cars, Trucks, And Boats Looks Like A Riot! Traxxas Gets To Have All The Fun!

While we are all sheltering in place in order to hopefully stave off COVID-19, I know that folks are wishing they were out having some fun. Water parks are fun. But they definitely don’t want thousands of people packing into one for the day at this point. But what if you had one all to […]

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Building The Widelux: How To Widen And Stretch A 1978 Toyota Before Force-Feeding It A Powerstroke!

One of the most arresting vehicles that rolled into the first Holley Intergalactic Ford Fest last year was “Fat Erik” Stacey’s 1978 Toyota Hilux. It took a split-second before my brain immediately started looking around for Josh Mazerolle. If this Powerstroke-swapped Toyota didn’t echo Mazerolle’s own “Death Wish” wide-body LS-swapped Toyota, nothing did. I wasn’t […]

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Anti-Camry: 1994 Toyota Mark II – Anyone Need A Four-Door Supra?

One of the most notable cars of the 1990s is the Toyota Camry, for better or for worse. They were about as exciting as vanilla pudding on a Tuesday while watching Wheel of Fortune before you went to bed for your pre-work coma, but they had one seriously redeeming quality: they were just so damned […]

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Mark Williams Has Brakes For Every Type Of Drag Car, From Brackets To Pro Stock To Pro Mod, They Have Your Stopping Covered

For some reason brakes on drag cars are often an afterthought. In fact, the racers that put the most effort and focus into them are often bracket racers, who heads up drag racers often bash. But in a bracket race the brakes are incredibly important to staging correctly, battling it out at the stripe, and […]

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On This Day In History: The Sunbeam 1000 HP Cracks The 200 MPH Barrier At Daytona!

(Lead photo: BBC) For the life of me, I’ve never understood why places like Daytona Beach and the Pendine Sands were the first places chosen to run a land-speed attempt. In the early days of the motorcar, you would think that you’d want the smoothest, safest stretch of useable surface in order to keep control […]

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