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Video: RC Cars As Tow Rigs? … Say What?

Wed, Mar 22, 2017 | Posted by:

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Buzzy RC engines are one of the few motors to generate less torque than a Honda Civic… well maybe not. We came across this otherworldly video where a herd of 15 1:10 scale Tamiya Hilux Bruiser 4WD RC trucks are each hitched up to a real Toyota Hilux and then proceed to pull the big […]

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Caffeine & Gasoline® Car Feature: Danny Gogue’s 1960 Volkswagen Type 2 Double Cab

Mon, Mar 20, 2017 | Posted by:

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When you see Danny Gogue next to his 1960 Volkswagen Type 2 Double Cab all is right with the world. They belong to each other. You could see them on opposite sides of the parking lot and easily connect the dots between car and owner. We did. When we saw his Double Cab at our […]

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Steve McQueen’s “Bullitt” Mustang Chase Car Found

Wed, Mar 15, 2017 | Posted by:

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According to the “Los Angeles Times” the star of one of the most famous chase scenes ever put on film, the Highland Green 1968 Mustang Fastback from the movie “Bullitt,” has been found… in Baja California, Mexico. It seems the Ford’s been living ‘La Vida Loca’ south of the border, enjoying carne asada and margaritas […]

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Ferraris For The Win At Caffeine & Gasoline

Tue, Mar 7, 2017 | Posted by:

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For the first time in 2017 the rays of the sun greeted us at our Caffeine & Gasoline® cruise-in car show. The joint was jumpin’ as the place was a buzz with car stories and tuning advice. Donuts are a great way to judge attendance and our 40 dozen was gone in 60 minutes… We […]

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Hot Rods Celebrated At Caffeine & Gasoline

Thu, Feb 9, 2017 | Posted by:

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Saturday, February 4th proved who the hardcore car fans really were. In true northwest fashion the show field was being pelted with rain but the faithful still showed up in surprisingly high numbers. Our monthly Caffeine & Gasoline cruise-in car show featured a theme of hot rods.

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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