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Burnout at 1000 Frames Per Second

Burnout at 1000 Frames Per Second

Carfilms has unearthed this awesome dragster footage from 1969, filmed at 1000 frames per second. Watch for exhaust pulses hitting the tire smoke as the big rubber spins around like it’s on crisco. Unreal! Turn up the speakers for this one, kiddies.

by 05/23/2009 0 comments Videos
What’s your low-budge dream machine?

What’s your low-budge dream machine?

Here’s a variation on a question we’ve all debated on elementary school playgrounds. Back then, it was simple: “What’s your dream car?” Ah, to be so care-free again. Ok, grownups, tighten your wallets for the 2009 version: “If you could own any car under $30k, what would it be?”

by 05/21/2009 36 comments Columns, Question of the Week
Parts as Art

Parts as Art

You know a true car guy when everything is a reflection of the motor oil that runs through his blood. Where some people see junk and scrap metal in old parts, a car guy sees soul and maybe even art. My piston business card holder tells a thousand stories.

by 05/20/2009 0 comments Art, Car Culture
Redline Coffee: Fuel for Gearheads

Redline Coffee: Fuel for Gearheads

Roasted beans are big business, and it seems like a new coffee is born every day. In fact, sifting through the infinite combinations of brands, blends, and roasts (not to mention clever packaging and marketing) can be intimidating. But a coffee for car guys? Ok, I’ll bite. Err… sip.

by 05/19/2009 0 comments Reviews