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Father and Son Rat Rodders

Ray Fassel and his son Guido (We have no idea if that's his real name, so don't ask.) enjoy building rat rods together. And they don't just build show pieces, they actually drive them. Ray's current ride is a '32 Plymouth four door sedan powered by a 392 Hemi. He says he's put over 25,000…
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The 900 Horsepower V8 Powering Vaughn Gittin Jr’s Drift Mustang

Long gone are the days when the professional drifters stuck a turbo or two onto the four-bangers that came with whatever car they were racing and made the best of it. It turns out turbo lag and sudden spikes in power makes precision driving even more difficult. So top-level drifters have turned to the tried-and-true…
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Some Guy Uses a Ferrari F50 to go Wakeboarding

What's that big wing behind Ferrari's F50 supercar other than for tying off a ski rope? Obvious, right? Well, at least is was to Jorge Gill, who had the stupendous idea to ditch the boat and use one of the fastest production cars in the world to go wakeboarding. It turns out Ferraris and large…
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The World’s First Rat Rod Trophy Truck

Now this is a trend we can get behind! Car builder Keith Northrup lives in the rugged country of Kirkland, Washington. And he's decided to build a truck that not only looks great, but looks like an awful lot of fun to drive. It's a '37 International pickup body and bed with a fully functional…
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Pro Mod Driver Goes for a Tumble in Big Crash

  Here's a clip of a pretty vicious crash Pro Mod driver Sidnei Frigo experienced in his turbocharged Corvette at the end of a qualifying run. It took the Safety Safari a little bit to get Frigo extracted because the car landed upside down in a dip, but thankfully, he is OK.  
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Amazing Pickup Truck with a Radial Airplane Engine

Today we bring you a quick clip of pure mechanical genius. What you see here is a 59 Jacobs radial airplane engine making a test run in a 39 Plymouth pickup. Obviously, the build is still a ways away from driving, but it is still awesome just to see. Enjoy  
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Watch this Ford Cobra Jet Being Built from Scratch

Ford just released this really cool timelapse video of one of its Cobra Jet factory-built race cars going together. We don't have much information here, like how long it actually takes to build a Cobra Jet, but it is still a fun watch.
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