GT-R vs. Mustang – $8K Street Digs

February 21st, 2018

This is what’s up! Amazing cars racing for big money on the streets (of Mexico, no doubt). As if that wasn’t enough; domestic is pitted against import in this classic battle between what is built in North America and the best that the world has to offer. This race also adds the element of a supercharged (V8) versus a twin turbocharged (V6). Blown and boosted guys (and girls) can be as vicious as pit bulls when building and backing their chosen method of forced air induction and these two racers are putting a stack of cash on the line to Read More

Charger Hellcat vs C6 Z06 Corvette – Street Hits

February 18th, 2018

Buckle-up racing fans and get ready for some intense street (roll) racing south of the border. Our feature car of the evening will be a Gearhead Fabrications creation. It’s a 2017 Dodge Charger Hellcat with a  Gearhead Fabrication (GF) Stage 3 Kit running pump gas. The GF Stage 3 Kit includes: Diablosport handheld programmer Legmaker Intakes (LMI) cold air intake 180-degree thermostat Injector Dynamics ID 1050cc injectors Oversize (2.85) upper pulley kit ATI Super Damper (1.10) Heavy-duty supercharger belt New crankshaft pulley bolt Boost-a-pump (fuel pump voltage upgrade) Spark plug upgrade Heat exchanger upgrade GF billet catch can Per4mance Development differential Read More

Swedish No Prep – Elite Strip Digs

February 14th, 2018

This is how they do No Prep in the land of the Scandinavians. Stockholm, Sweden is the locale for this gathering of street beasts capable of holding their own anywhere in the world. There is an LSX Opel with turbos protruding so far through the hood that the driver can barely see, a beast of a Chevy Monza – yes I said Monza – on nitrous, and a whole bevy of Camaro entries. There is a wild-looking Chevy II Nova and a 2JZ powered Volvo (Volvos are huge in Sweden). Then there’s the blown “Mustang”. This thing looks like something Read More

Ride Along – 1000HP R34 Nissan GT-R

February 9th, 2018

Greetings racing fans and speed aficionados of every degree. Welcome to the GT-R World Cup at Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Florida. On hand are more than one-hundred Nissan GT-R entries. R33, R34, and R35 cars are everywhere and world records are expected to fall. Team Alpha Performance (Gidi) and T1 Race Development (Tony Palos) are on hand with their 2,500+hp cars and they are looking to shave more time from their latest 6-second passes. Hold onto your hats – it’s going to be a wild one! On a side note: Tony Palos R35 GT-R has a wide body kit Read More

8-Second Triumph TR6

February 1st, 2018

Fast Eddie and his 1964 Triumph TR6 are among the most interesting characters you will find at Hot Rod Drag Week. Despite his frazzled hair and disheveled appearance, Fast Eddie not only tackles this challenging contest of endurance and speed but consistently turns out high 8-second elapsed times at around 150 mph. Eddie’s car is a real eye-catcher with a monsterous turbocharger protruding through the hood. It all begins with a handcrafted tube chassis underneath an extended (14-inches) TR6 body. The engine is no less interesting. With everyone else opting for the LS package, Eddie has chosen to go with Read More

200 MPH Terminator Mustang – 130 MPH Burnouts

February 1st, 2018

How do you know for sure that your car is making power aplenty? How about when you get to 130 mph and completely break traction and go into a fishtail. That’s as good of an indication as any. At the business end of this pony is a 2014 Shelby engine block with Darton sleeves. The cylinder heads have been upgraded with Ferrea valves and various high performance valve train components. A pair of Bullseye TCT 72-millimeter turbochargers cram serious air into the motor and a Holley Dominator EFI/Engine Management System see that the fuel gets to each cylinder at the Read More

SummerNats – 2JZ Holden Wagon

January 31st, 2018

The feature of this video is one of the most unique builds that we’ve ever come across. An Australian father and son put this impressive creation together in their garage and they did a terrific job of it. It took about 2-years to complete the build but it looks fantastic with all the meticulous paint and polished stainless work under the hood.   It all began as a 1964 Holden Station Wagon with an inline 6-cylinder engine. It was a natural progression for them to decide on an inline 6-cylinder replacement. This time, they’d go with a bulletproof Toyota 2JZ Read More

New GT-R World Record and Dyno

January 31st, 2018

This video documents the next evolution in the quest to get a Nissan GT-R through the quarter-mile in under 5-seconds. Extreme Turbo Systems (ETS) and Alpha Logic have been slugging it out in this  fight for years and this is just the latest blow. Earlier this year Robert English and the ETS team struck a blow with a run of 6.88-seconds @ 222 mph. Despite the fact that they were ecstatic about the new record and it drew the attention of the drag racing world, everyone knew that it was only temporary. It’s kinda like a mouse grabbing a hunk Read More

Heavy-Duty Plymouth – Flying Fins

January 30th, 2018

If there is one thing that we’ve learned from Hot Rod Drag Week it’s that it takes a ton of heart to compete in this gruelling, week-long event. This unique old Mopar (and the crew that makes it go down the track) is from Finland. In fact, it is the first street legal Finnish drag race car to dip into the sevens. It is a 1967 Plymouth VIP. These guys have got loads of heart but their luck is a bit less plentiful. Only a day after arriving in the midwest and getting the car unpacked they broke a valve Read More

190 MPH Sequential EVO IX

January 30th, 2018

Wow! Talk about dialing up the boost – the sequentially shifted DSM is back and it’s better than ever. With a brand new Extreme Turbo Systems (ETS) 6-inch front-mounted intercooler, the boost is turned all the way up to 55 psi. A new AEM Infinity controller, tuned by Lance (Toyomoto), makes sure that plenty of E85 fuel makes it to the cylinders. Any way you slice it – more air and more fuel equals increased performance. This sporty sedan is prepared by Machines Gone Wild (Miami, Florida). It features a Ronnie Crawford built 2.2-liter engine with Carillo connecting rods and Read More