Meet Tim Smith, a moonshiner and hot rodder from Climax, Virginia. Tim came to fame late in 2011 when the Discovery Channel made him the subject of a reality show on moonshining in Virginia. Tim built the '74 LeMans himself, including the assembly of the 350ci Pontiac engine. Tim uses the Pontiac to run moonshine, and it does the job wonderfully.
How To Install A High Performance Fuel System
Aeromotive's breakthrough Phantom fuel system makes plumbing a
high-performance fuel system easy. We install one on Project Valiant using
Twist-Lok -AN plumbing components from Russell Performance.
Super car driver idiots [NO pics, only videos]
I got bored with all the "super car crashes"-videos here on YouTube that
only contained PICTURES, CRAPPY MUSIC or/and clips of pure racing cars on
official racing events.
This compilation DOES NOT include pure racing cars on official racing
events - only real life FAILures on the STREETS, made by people with more
money than driving skills...
(Though, even the best car drivers can crash too of course.)
Notice 1: The "Dodge Ram" may not be a super car, but still it's a SRT10
with the 8.3L Viper V10 which produces 510hp. Pretty super for a pick up,
don't you think? It has more power than several of the cars in this video.
The intention with this video was to show that skills doesn't come with
Notice 2: Tire is the preferred spelling in the U.S. and Canada. Tyre is
preferred in most varieties of English outside North America. And I'm from
Sweden. So please think outside your box (country), you who claims "tyre"
is incorrect spelling.
1974 Pontiac LeMans GT red
I can't recall seeing a LeMans GT..but here one is..and it's for sale! I
really do like this style Pontiac....and this looks like it would perform
very well on the street! GTO was now almost history...the last year for
it, so this car helped bear the performance mantle for the division.
Performance plus luxury...a nice combination!
Fabricating Exhaust Parts -EricTheCarGuy
Fabricating Exhaust parts is not
something that you will always need to do but when you do need to, it's
good to have the right tools and know how. In this video I fabricate the
'A' pipe on my 1993 Acura Vigor. The OE part is no longer available and if
it was it would be VERY expensive. I could not find the part in the
aftermarket either. That meant that I had to make my own pipe. Through a
combination of cutting, grinding, heating, and welding, I was able to make
it happen. It may not be pretty, but at least it's quiet. With a little
more practice with my welder I think I'll have this. No matter what, I hope
the information in this video can help you if you're confronted with a
similar situation. If not, I hope you're entertained by the video as you
watch me learn how to weld Exhaust
Camera: Brian Kast
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Cross Country in a Gasser 1955 Chevy with a Hemi! - Roadkill Ep. 30
On this episode of Roadkill, it's 2,600 miles, 530 cubic inches, 700 horsepower, six
speeds, 17 mpg, and two fun visits with some friends from TV. Last time, on
Roadkill Episode 29, we finished our Chrysler-Hemi-powered 1955 Chevrolet
gasser in about two weeks of thrashing (it's the same car you saw us take,
as a bare shell, to Jim Meyer Racing in Oregon in Episode 8). On this
latest episode, we drive it around the block once, then hit the road on a
2,600-mile journey from Los Angeles to the kickoff party of the 2014 HOT
ROD Power Tour in Concord, North Carolina. On the way, there's the
breakdowns you expect from Roadkill, plus two surprises: a stop at Midwest
Street Cars with Justin "Big Chief" Shearer and Shawn "Murder Nova"
Ellington from Street Outlaws, and another with Rutledge Wood from Top Gear
The '55 Chevy is based on an original body with new quarters and floors and
a fiberglass decklid and tilt front end, and Lexan windows from ProGlass.
It's not in primer: the car was wrapped in satin black by Moody from
High-Tech Auto Wraps. The car sits on a complete gasser chassis from Jim
Meyer Racing with a solid front axle on leaf springs and a ladder-bar setup
with Vicking coilovers on the rear. The rear tires are reproduction
Firestone piecrust slicks from Coker tire, and the fronts are just like
stock VW Bug tires.
The engine is a 530ci Hemi based on a Mopar Performance crate engine. With
a Comp solid roller cam, 10.5:1 compression, homemade 2-1/4-inch headers
from a Hedman kit, and Hilborn stack injection powered by a FAST XFI
controller and Aeromotive fuel system, it makes 700 horsepower and 700 lb-ft of
torque. We were stunned to see 17 mpg a few times on the cross-country
trip, especially with absurd 5.43 gears in the Ford 9-inch rear axle. The
key to it all is the Tremec T56 Magnum six-speed manual double-overdrive
trans installed with a conversion kit from American Powertrain. The car
uses a Speedwires harness, charging and starting by Powermaster, and a
Braille lightweight battery in the trunk.
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500-1500hp STREET RACING | Colorado Cash Days!!!
With $1200 at stake, some of Colorado's baddest street cars came out to
battle it out on the streets to see who had what it takes to take home the
CASH at Colorado's Mini Cash Days street race!
Cars entered in the race - $100 buy in per car
- LSx Swapped Nitrous Mazda RX7 FD
- Nitrous Fox Body Mustang
- TWO 550hp 1G Talon DSM
- 650hp Chevy Nova
- 685hp 1G Eclipse / Talon
- 760hp Blown Ford Coupe
- 850hp turbo Pontiac Firebird
- 950hp Nissan GT-R's (TWO)
- 1100hp Fr8train (didn't make the race)
- 1500hp turboCamaro