Import vs. Domestic – Street Hits

March 2nd, 2018

Typical nightlife, somewhere south of the border. The backdrop: the deserted interstate of a big city. The players: Some of the most elite roll racing hooligans and renegades in North America. After the posturing and other pre race antics are completed, it’s time to get at the real stars of the show – the cars (and truck). First up is a 1,300hp Nissan GT-R. It has been treated to a Boost Logic 1300X Package and it moves like lightning strikes (hard and fast). In strict contrast, there’s a Firebird Formula with a built 6.0-liter V8, LS3 cylinder heads, and an Read More

8-Second LS Swapped Lexus

March 2nd, 2018

Competing in the True Street Class, this Lexus IS 300 takes the term Performance Compact Sedan in a whole new direction. Noticeably absent is the factory 6-cylinder engine. A big old (5.3-liter) Chevrolet LS V8 (all-aluminum) engine has taken its place. Also present is a massive Garrett (88-millimeter) turbocharger with minimal piping and accessories. Shifting duties are handled via a powerglide transmission. The crew from Dedicated Motorsports (Round Rock, Texas) has worked tirelessly to get this crazy creation to hook up and blast through the trap in a semi-straight line. They have showed up at Street Car Takeover Oklahoma with Read More

Chevrolet vs. Toyota – Texas Street Hits

March 2nd, 2018

Just when I thought it was safe to take my Chevy back onto the highway, a souped-up Toyota Supra showed up and stole my thunder. Join us on the streets of Texas (Mexico) for some late night interstate roll racing. Climb on board an 850whp Procharged (F1A) Chevrolet Camaro and buckle up for some serious highway rolls. First, we will take on a 900whp YSI Chevrolet Corvette Z06 well equipped with a Late Model Engines (LME) built 7.0-liter, all-aluminum, dry sump engine with a Vortech YSI supercharger. Ambient air is cooled and mode denser with a methanol injection system (5-gallon Read More

Classic Mustang is Crazy Fast!

March 2nd, 2018

Grandpa’s first car was a ‘65 Ford Mustang. He got it when he was just sixteen. When it wasn’t fast enough anymore, he pulled out the small block and crammed in an all-aluminum 7.0-liter Dart Racing engine (10.5:1 compression ratio). Throw in a 250hp shot of nitrous and what he has is a 9-second show car that looks as good at the drive-in on Saturday night as it runs on the drag strip on Sunday afternoon. Seriously, this car is a real head turner. Every body panel is steel and it has been worked to perfection. The color choice is Read More

The King – 2000HP Fox Body Mustang

March 2nd, 2018

Calling himself the King of NO PREP Racing, this Fox Body Mustang posts consistent 8-second elapsed times in the 160 – 170 mph range. This is an all-steel bodied car (except for the hood which blew off during filming) with a massive 540 cubic-inch Chevrolet engine and a Precision 118-millimeter turbocharger (30 psi of boost). Competing in the Street Racer Class, the Wyoming Performance crew has the King churning at peak efficiency as it lines up for a first round matchup. In the right lane, we have a super clean, black,  turbo Fox Body. The black car gets the hole Read More

California Cash Days – LA Street Rolls

February 28th, 2018

This video takes the concept of Cash Days and applies it to a group of roll racers – then drops the whole thing into the crowded metropolis of Los Angeles. This is set to be single elimination, controlled roll racing. Eight cars are involved with a $200 buy-in; winner take all but when law enforcement appears on the scene it is turned into a total cluster freak. Check it out. First up is a Lamborghini Huracan with twin turbos rolling out against a Honda Civic with a giant (70-millimeter) turbocharger protruding through the hood and a massive intercooler busting through Read More

Rolling Coal – 4-Second Diesel Chevy II

February 27th, 2018

You will be shocked at what you find under the hood of Ryan Milliken’s 1966 Chevy II Nova. What were you thinking? A twin turbo LS small block? How about a supercharged big block? Both are good choices but Ryan chose to take an unconventional route.    Under the hood of this stunning emerald green muscle car is a 6.8-liter Cummins turbo diesel with a dry sump oiling system and a remote mounted oil tank (trunk). The cylinder head has no coolant flowing through its water jackets. It is air cooled. That leaves only an ice bath intercooler to alter Read More

Wild Wild West – Arizona Cash Days

February 26th, 2018

This one has it all! Naturally aspirated, turbocharged, twin turbocharged, supercharged, and nitrous; there are imports and domestics. I have even heard rumors about a ‘76 Monza with a Pinto engine and a Procharger in the trunk (if you believe that, these guys have some oceanfront property to sell you – it’s very near the race site), This is Arizona Cash Days. It’s single elimination, ⅛-mile dig racing from the desert (of Mexico). The rules are simple: there’s a $150 buy in (16-cars) and the winner takes all the money. If you jump the light, cross the center stripe in Read More

7-Second TT Ford-F150 Makes 1900HP

February 26th, 2018

Greetings drag racing fans and welcome to the Haltech Import vs. Domestic World Cup Finals from Maryland. This is where some of the baddest street and strip machines come to lay it all on the line for cash, prizes, and bragging rights. The focus vehicle of this clip is a ground-pounding 2004 Ford F-150 Lightning Flareside pickup truck with a pair of Bullseye 88-millimeter turbochargers cramming air into a 400 cubic-inch Bennett Racing engine. It has a 10.5 racing chassis (from the firewall back) and runs consistent low 7-second elapsed times in the 190 mph range. The controller is a Read More

Lone Star Street Rolls

February 24th, 2018

It has been said that everything grows bigger in Texas. The group of cars featured in this clip guarantee that this slogan also applies to street racing, in the largest state of the union. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at a typical night of street (roll) racing down in Texas, Mexico. The first, in what will prove to be an illustrious list of killer street machines, is our camera car. It is a modified Cadillac CTS-V Sedan with a set of drag slicks on the rear. It has been upgraded (under the hood) with a set of Read More

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