Video: Classic T1 Bus Shames Supercars On The Nurburgring

Fri, Nov 11, 2016 | Posted by:

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The original Volkswagen Bus is a classic among classics with its “V-formation” nose and split windshield. These early buses are becoming expensive dates in the collector car world and many are wondering if rising prices mean falling interest in customization? Nope, and here’s the proof…

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Video: Hydraulic Press Means A Crushing Loss For These Automotive Items

Thu, Nov 10, 2016 | Posted by:

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Destruction, crashing, carnage… gearheads the world over love to see it… hate experiencing it. The Hydraulic Press Channel takes the random nature of the car accident out of the equation and crushes all sorts of items for the ‘shear’ joy of it. See a running two-stroke motor, a piston, and a helmet succumb to 20 tons of max psi.

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Our Detail Wagen Delivers The Goods At SEMA

Wed, Nov 9, 2016 | Posted by:

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We built the Griot’s Garage World’s Fastest Detail Wagen for the SEMA trade show. Standing out in a sea of flashy cars was a tall order because it would take a keen eye to notice the BMW’s subtle, well-executed customizations. Still, we hoped our two-door M3 wagon conversion would be noticed. Boy, did our dreams come true.

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It’s All About The Cars of Deutschland At Caffeine & Gasoline

Tue, Nov 8, 2016 | Posted by:

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You had to want it on November 7th. We commend all the brave souls who sloshed though rainy weather to attend our monthly cruise-in car show. Spirits were not dampened and plenty of outstanding cars were on hand do there was plenty of eye-candy for those wearing properly layered clothing or armed with umbrellas.

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Ringbrothers 900-Horsepower Winnebago… You Had Us At 900 Horsepower w/ Video

Mon, Nov 7, 2016 | Posted by:

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Ringbrothers, an aptly named shop founded by bothers Mike and Jim Ring, show what a small team with big ideas can accomplish. The shop, located in the small hamlet of Spring Green, Wisconsin, has risen to the ranks of the elite in the car building realm. This can plainly be seen in their three innovate and eccentric 2016 SEMA cars.

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Parking Spot Car Feature: John Truong’s Turbocharged M-Powered E30 Convertible

Thu, Nov 3, 2016 | Posted by:

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There was something about this white E30 drop-top that caught our eye the second it rolled into the M Car Day show. The Epsilon meshie wheels, the stance, and the sound emanating from the engine all hinted at something special. We followed it and even amongst all the M-Power cars selected it to spotlight as a feature car.

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Introducing: Griot’s Garage World’s Fastest Detail Wagen

Mon, Oct 31, 2016 | Posted by:

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Our Detail Wagen is set to make a big splash at SEMA but in order to maximize its impact we’ve had to keep it under wraps for the last 10 months. It’s been excruciating, but the day of reckoning is here. We will quickly rundown the specs but rest assured we have a series of buildup articles in the pipeline. This thing rocks.

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Video: Nurburgring Fails – See Dream Drives Come To A Crashing End

Sat, Oct 29, 2016 | Posted by:

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We all want to live the dream… pushing a high-performance car to its limits on a legendary track with a Formula 1 pedigree like the Nurburgring. But with the hammer down in the name of glory much can go wrong and often does. Check out this fail footage and see some happy times come to a crashing halt.
 
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British Defender Meets American V8, A Match Made In Heaven

Fri, Oct 28, 2016 | Posted by:

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The Land Rover Defender is one of the all-time most capable four wheelers to take on a rutty trail or sand dune. One of the hang-ups of these rigs can be the British-based 3.9-liter V8 powerplant. We came across Defenders with Corvette LS3s under their bonnets and had to share.

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Headlight Restoration: Clearing Your Way To Safer Driving

Tue, Oct 25, 2016 | Posted by:

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Chalky, hazed, and cloudy headlights add years to the look of your car and can seriously impair your vision. You don’t have to live with them. I just bought my son a Subaru WRX. It was the cheapest, still-running WRX on Craigslist… it had 200,000 miles on the clock and it looked the part. The headlights were horribly dull and dingy.

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Video: PFM Dual Weave Glass Towel

Thu, Oct 20, 2016 | Posted by:

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The keys to pristine glass are revealed in this in-depth how-to video. Our two-sided PFM Dual Weave Glass Towel combines our exclusive, super absorbent PFM terry weave and tight-weave microfiber designed especially for glass. The tips and tricks showcased in the video ensure dirty glass has met its match!

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Parking Spot Car Feature: Chris Konecny’s 1963 Chevy Nova

Tue, Oct 18, 2016 | Posted by:

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There are many ways to announce your arrival. Vibrant, glistening paint is our favorite but your car’s stance, or better yet its sound can also do the trick. A gurgling, rhythmic rumble from a lumpy V8 or the whine of a supercharger tugging at the bit ready for action will make any enthusiast with a heartbeat snap to attention.

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From Matte To Amazing: An Astonishing Transformation

Fri, Oct 14, 2016 | Posted by:

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We get all manner of customer feedback here at The Garage and photos of customer’s cars rank among our favorites. We recently received some pictures of a transformation so incredible we had to pass them along. They’re from Ted S. of Atlanta, Georgia and here’s what he had to say…

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Is The Ram Rebel TRX Concept The Hellcat Of Pickups?

Wed, Oct 12, 2016 | Posted by:

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We hope so. Sure off road trucks are great for car care companies like Griot’s Garage because few vehicles get more dirty than an off-roader, but we like the performance attributes of this truck too.

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Video: BMW Fan Makes M3 His Roommate During Hurricane Matthew

Tue, Oct 11, 2016 | Posted by:

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Floridian Randy Jalil was in quandary when it came to his hurricane preparation efforts. So he parked his beloved E30 M3 in his house to escape the wrath of Hurricane Matthew. Fortunately, Randy’s house featured double doors that were just wide enough to get the job done. A little clutch feathering and, bingo, a new roommate.
 
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