Mitch Allread: Don't Call it a Rat Rod... - /BIG MUSCLE
It packs a 400 hp diesel out of a Ford F-350, a Dana 80 rear-end, and a
look and feel that would make Max Rockatansky feel right at home. This is
Mitch Allread's custom fabricated creation and it is, without a doubt, one
of the coolest things on the road today. This is a machine that transcends
the traditional hot rod formula by breaking down borders and setting its
Whereas most hot-rods are built by custom shops utilizing parts from mail
order catalogs, Mitch took a different approach and fabricated just about
everything on his ride by hand. Calling this a rat-rod would be an insult -
a work of art however... that'd be just fine.
Remove Rust from Metal and Panels the Easy Way: Video 1
"The easy and safe way to remove rust at home". I am amazed at how many
people have not heard of this method before. Some old school tips are more
useful today, it saved them money and it will save you time and money too.
Shocking Motorcycle Crash into Bicycles 4/27/2013
Rider hits cyclists coming out of a turn on Mulholland Hwy. Cyclists didn't
appear to have serious injuries. Note about cyclists and riders co-existing
on this famous 2 mile stretch of road. Even though bicycles are up here in
increasing numbers, this is the first time a bicycle has been hit by a
motorcycle In the four years I've been up here. Motorcycle riders of all
skill levels come up here to ride. The rider was not speeding & riding fine
until he hit his foot and stood the bike up causing the bike to go wide. He
then target fixated on the cyclist. . Here is a similar crash -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGAXsv2SL0c There are many more just like
it. It is a very common type of crash on this turn. Just usually no one is
there and the rider falls alone. It is very unfortunate, and a rare case of
being in the wrong place at the wrong time. We wish the cyclists a speedy
Great Link for Riders - Why Do We Panic in a Turn -
Update on Cyclist from Comments -" This was my friend visiting from England
who was struck first. (I was further back on the hill when the accident
happened and am one of the guys who comes in the picture to his
assistance). He's doing ok today, was discharged from the hospital
yesterday with no broken bones. Miraculously.."
Google Maps Link - http://goo.gl/9X09c
1960 Peterbilt Hotrod Truck called Piss'd Off Pete
While I was at SEMA 2009 a captured a video of Piss'd Off Pete's engine
being revved up in front of a huge SEMA crowd just down from the
This is Jay Leno's 1960 chopped Peterbilt with a 852ci two-stroke Detroit
Diesel twin-supercharged V12 mated to an Allison 4-speed automatic
transmission from a Greyhound bus. The engine produces 500 horsepower and nearly 1000
lb-ft torque with a red line of just 2,800 rpm. Built by the Blastolene
See more pictures at www.autogeekonline.net
Rat Rod vs Lamborghini Aventador! Roadkill Episode 5
On this episode of Roadkill, HOT ROD's David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan
spend 24 crazy hours with a 1930 Model A Rat Rod and a 2012 Lamborghini
Aventador to find out which wildly impractical, larger-than-life car
attracts the most attention.
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GSXR Powered VW Bug HotRod
Check out this crazy creation from the minds of Hudlow Axle in Georgia.
They made a Hot Rod VW Bug with a GSXR 1000 Motor! This thing rips. It uses
air bag suspension, custom 2wd cherokee front axle, sidekick rear axle, and
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Turbo torquing cowboy!
A log hauling gear smasher shows us how to syncro a gearbox and gives a
hint on some of the work he has done under the bonnet... got diesel smoke?