Getting to Know John Force

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John Force is a legendary NHRA racer, team owner of John Force Racing, and proud father of racers Courtney, Ashley, and Brittany, and father-in-law to Rob Hight. He started racing in 1978 and is still going strong—but did you know he almost quit the … [Continue reading]

DIYers Paradise: Garage Condos for the Ultimate Car Enthusiasts

AutoMotorPlex Ferraris

  We recently sat down with Bruno Silikowski to talk about his pet project, the AutoMotorPlex in Chanhassen, Minnesota. What is the AutoMotorPlex, you ask? Picture the love child of a Lamborghini and an Airstream RV—but without the wheels. … [Continue reading]

How to Change Spark Plugs

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Keep your engine in good working order. Here's how to change spark plugs. To some, a car's engine may seem like an impossibly complicated hunk of mystical machinery. While that's not too far from the truth for many modern engines, there are still … [Continue reading]

Courtney Force Explains the Thrill of Driving a Funny Car

Courtney Force and Team

NHRA Funny Cars deliver some of the most exciting racing on earth, backed by extreme engineering, precision teamwork, and fearless drivers. Nothing quite matches the fury of two racers blistering the track at more than 300 miles per hour. We wanted … [Continue reading]

Crucial Cars: Dodge Li’l Red Express

Dodge Li'l Red Express

The mid- to late-1970s were rightfully regarded as the darkest days of performance. In an effort to meet ever-tightening emissions standards, engines were detuned as compression ratios were lowered and outputs were further strangled by emissions … [Continue reading]

5 Things You Need to Do Before Modifying Your Ride

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Did you pick up a classic project car? Or did you simply decide that it's time to start modifying your current vehicle? Before you kick off the projects, there are a few things you should take care of—especially if you're planning on adding extra … [Continue reading]

Road Trip: Super Bowl LI in Houston

Houston Super Bowl LI

Source | Augustinedelosdolores2002/commons.wikimedia.org Super Bowl LI takes place on February 5th in Houston, Texas. The last time Space City hosted the Super Bowl was 2004 (do the words "wardrobe malfunction" ring a bell?), and a lot has changed … [Continue reading]

Upgrade Your Car with Modern Stereo Tech

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Whether you're shopping for your first classic car, handing down a beloved vehicle to a high schooler, or looking to upgrade your current ride, adding modern stereo tech to an older car can bridge the generational gap. It may seem like a daunting … [Continue reading]

Forefixers: Innovations in Suspension

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On the list of things we take for granted, automobile suspension is definitely up there near the top. Without it, every seemingly harmless car ride down an uneven street would have the potential to knock out your fillings. Thankfully, from the … [Continue reading]

What Is Lead Substitute and Do You Need It?

Lead substitutes for classic cars

Source | Clem Onojeghuo If you own a classic car or have been thinking about getting one, chances are someone has told you that you need to use a lead substitute. But what is lead substitute, and why might you need it? Does it really work? The … [Continue reading]