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Street Outlaws Sinister Split Bumper Monza Almost Puts it in the Wall… Until Experience Kicks In!

Street Outlaws star Monza has been racing most of his life, and when his gorgeous Sinister Split Bumper Camaro got out of shape during the Discovery Channel’s $100,000 Shootout, he had to call upon all his years of experience to keep the car off the wall and on all four tires. Luckily, he knew exactly what to do to keep from destroying his hot rod!
Lined up alongside Lucifer, a nitrous huffing hatchback fox body Mustang, Monza’s car launched hard but was about a car length behind when it lost traction and began to skate around on the unprepped Thunder Valley surface. The Camaro made a move toward the centerline, then hard back toward the wall before pitching sideways as Monza reigned the car back under his control.
Of course, the slipping and sliding meant Lucifer would pull away for the win, but the crowd still gave Monza and his awesome driving job a loud cheer, letting him know they saw him save the car from near-certain disaster.
Saving a car from crashing in a situation like that requires pure instinct and knowing how to finesse it back under control. If you have to stop and think “What do I do?” then it’s almost always too late. It’s usually a driver’s gut instinct to jump all over the brakes when things get out of hand, but that can serve to only further upset the car’s already delicate balance. Instead, you learn to just roll out of the throttle while focusing on correcting the car’s direction without overcorrecting, another skill that takes years of experience to master. Once the car is swapping sides like this, there’s very little room for error, and Monza did a perfect job of letting his instincts take over and easing the car back under control.
While this certainly wasn’t how Monza wanted his shot at the massive payday to go, it’s far better than hauling his car home in a wad of sheet metal.

Here’s why ’63 blown Impala strikes fear in the hearts of the competition

When you have the urge to build something that is bigger and just plain badass, sometimes the results can be scary. Case in point: this 1963 Chevy Impala with a 540-cubic-inch Hemi and Whipple Screw Blower!
At 19 and a half feet long with over 2,500 horsepower (!), this is a true beast of a muscle car. The car, owned by Norwegians Jamon Haug and his brother, boasts all-original steel and real glass – no carbon or fiberglass here boys. This monster is fast too. Watch it take on Vettes, Camaros and other sports cars without breaking a sweat. Even using Nitrous, these cars have a hard time matching the pure power of the monster ’63 Impala.

So, how does the Impala get so much speed and power? Its supercharger. The screw type supercharger provides the Impala with enough power and speed to make it a contender against the fastest of the fast on any day of the week.
According to Super Chargers Online, the screw type supercharger offered by manufacturers like Whipple and Vortech is perfect for street use and drag racing, as you get excellent power at low RPMs. You’ll lose a lot of that extra power in the high revs, so keep your races short!
Screw type superchargers do take quite an effort to install, but when fitted, they look great – as “The Gudfar” in this video shows. Check out the video below, and SHARE if you like it!

Crank up the volume for the beastly revving of an original 1969 7.0-liter Chevrolet Camaro SS

The 1969 Camaro SS with the 427 Big Block is a legend. The 425-horsepower engine is well matched to a four-speed manual transmission, and it has an earthshaking sound when revved.
The Camaro was introduced in 1967 and was selected as the Indianapolis 500 pace car in its first year. The Camaro was again given this same high selection in 1969 after the body underwent minor cosmetic changes. One of the biggest changes for the 1969 model was the multitude of trim, engine and transmission options that were available to almost any new car buyer.

One of the most powerful options was the SS 427 (425 horsepower) with a four-speed transmission. When this powerhouse was added to the rather lightweight Camaro body (3,642 pounds), the result was a blistering acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in 5.5 seconds and a 1/4 mile drag time of 14.2 seconds!
According to Automobile Catalog, the first generation Camaro’s fuel consumption was an estimated 7.7 to 10.1 mpg in the city and 9.9 to 13.1 mpg on the highway. The 18-gallon fuel tank meant that the estimated range on a tank of gas was 140 to 180 miles in the city and 180 to 235 miles on the highway.
While this video doesn’t show the 1969 Camaro SS 427 four-speed’s full capabilities, it certainly gives you a sense of the pure excitement it brings, as well as how much of a pleasure the car is to drive. So just sit back, turn your speaker volume up to “11,” hit the “Play” button on this video from Espoo Finland, and get ready for your pulse to race! SHARE if you’re a fan of the 427 Camaro SS!

1969 Camaro RS/SS gets started up for the first time in 3 decades

If you like seeing old cars that have been neglected getting a new lease on life, check out this video of a 1969 Camaro RS/SS that has seen better days. The mechanic had to work hard to get this Camaro up and running again after it had sat in the previous owner’s backyard for over 28 years!
As you might expect, 28 years of neglect can take its toll on a car, and there’s significant rust and rot throughout. The engine block was cracked because water was left to freeze in it. The poor Camaro isn’t even sporting its original engine, which was likely a 350 block with a 289 crankshaft. Now it has a 327 small block engine.

After removing the interior and performing a lot of sandblasting, the rust is removed and the car begins to look a little like its former self. The 1969 Camaro model was designed to be sportier than the 1968.
With new door skins, rear quarter panels, and inset headlights, the 1969 Camaro appeared more aggressive, lower, and wider. In addition, four-wheel disc brakes with four-piston calipers became optional for racing enthusiasts.
Inside, the 1969 model was also updated from the previous year, according to Camaros.org. The 1969 model moved the ignition switch from the dash to the steering column. Also, the interior wood grain pattern was changed from walnut to rosewood.
Although without the original 302 engine this ’69 Camaro will never be worth as much as it could have, it’s still great to see the car out on the road again instead of rusting in a backyard. Check out the video to see some of the work that’s gone into restoring it, and SHARE if you are a fan.

Old School Dodge Commercial is Hilariously Inappropriate by Today’s Standards

It’s funny how times change and something that might be acceptable today could be an act that you would never see happening a decade from now. When you look back over the way that history has unfolded in the past, you can see tons of things that might’ve happened in the media or in Hollywood years ago that you would never see you today whether they be commercials, movies, or anything in between. This time, we have the liberty of plucking a Dodge commercial from the vintage 70s tree that is hilariously inappropriate by today’s standards and something that you would never catch on the air in 2017.
It looks like, in an effort to convince guys that by buying a Dodge Charger, they would attract ladies, Dodge didn’t hold back in this marketing effort that was really in-your-face and to the point. It’s definitely no secret as to what they were trying to convey here and that’s not really something that you see in marketing these days as companies try and sneak in their message any way that they can without being bold about it. I’m not necessarily saying that the people behind this one are right or wrong with their intentions but, I can already see the blowback now should something hit the market today with a tone like this. I can already read the headlines claiming that Dodge is misogynistic or something ridiculous of the sort.
Check out the video down below that showcases this old school Mopar commercial and be sure to tell us what you think of the clip. How do you think a commercial like this would be received should it be aired on television today? Do you think that something like this would cause some sort of outrage or do you think that it would fit in just fine with the marketing climate that you see on television these days? We would love to hear what your thoughts are on this old-school commercial.

First Liquid Wrap Lamborghini Aventador in The US!

Back in the old school days of hot rodding, if you wanted to change the color of your vehicle, well, there was no choice other than painting it a new color, a rather permanent change that, when done right, would call for a pretty good amount of money to have completed. However, as technology is known for doing, it would take the liberty of changing the way that we color our vehicles. Sure, you can still get your car painted but there are also a plethora of other different options to try out if you want something a little bit less permanent.
One of the options in this field is getting your car dipped. As it first made its way onto the scene, the process might be one that people were apprehensive about, not really wanting to get their high-end cars coated in this kind of way. I mean, who in their right mind would take something of a value and throw it to the liberty of a new technology that might not exactly work and could possibly just cause a mess? However, we have seen the technology leaps and bounds forward as it’s been on all sorts of different vehicles to change their colors and brighten up their appearance little bit.
This time, we take the liberty of checking out a Lamborghini Aventador that has been liquid wrapped in auto flex using a custom mix of galaxy color shifts pearls with a couple of colors that are known as blueberry and grape juice/candy. The result is the sort of color that you have to look twice and really be able to see the car in different lighting to be able to appreciate. Check out the first every Aventador to ever meet a dip down below!

Modified ’69 Camaro has a surprise underneath the hood

The 1969 Camaro is a beast of a car when you get it stock. When you sup it up a bit, make some modification to it, you can guarantee it is going to be incredible. But who would think to try to fit two motors into one Camaro? American V8. This video features a 1969 Camaro that has had a second engine added to it!
This beast is rocking two 427 V-8 motors under the hood. They made a modification to the engine compartment to line them up one in front of the other, recessing the rear engine into the firewall. They did not even have to sacrifice any interior space other than about 8 inches of foot room for the front seat passengers. You just have to see this one for yourself.

This car has been dubbed the Z-16, because of the 16 total cylinders that power this monster. With 1200 horsepower, this is by far the most powerful Camaro to take to the streets. Each of the 427 cubic inch engines is sporting a custom Collies Crankshaft and specially forged pistons. The rear engine drives a high-performance automatic transmission and the car sports a modified Vette rear-end.
Get up close and personal with this magnificent Camaro in the video below, and SHARE if you are a fan of it.

High School Kids Do Chevy Truck vs Ford Truck Tug Of War and Take it TOO FAR!

The tug-of-war is a classic test of strength, traction, and overall ability of a truck. Whether or not it’s the greatest idea to participate in your daily driver, we’ll leave up to you!
In this one, we witness a mid-90s Ford F-350 face off powered by a stock 460 big block chain up with a Chevrolet boasting a built 454 cubic inch power plant.
Check out the video below as the winner not only out pulls the other truck, but makes sure to make that victory known by not stopping and pulling the defeated around the lot for a shameful victory lap.

Thrills And Spills Galore – Check Out Adrenaline Junkies!

Hans Pierre Jr, owner of Free Life Films, is one of the baddest videographers in the game, heading all over the country year round to capture some of the most badass events, which he loads onto jam-packed DVDs and Blu Rays for fans to enjoy long after the racing is over. With a race on the calendar for nearly every weekend out of the year, Hans captures tons of thrills and spills, enough to throw them all onto a vidoe of their own in a series which he has appropriately titled Adrenaline Junkies!
With enough insane footage to keep you on the edge of your seat for hours, Adrenaline Junkies 2 is packed with wrecks, high flying wheelies, nitrous backfires, close calls and more. You’ll see small tire, big tire, and on some of these wheel stands, no tires even touching the ground. Hans was on site when Steve “Stevie Fast” Jackson took flight at SGMP in the infamous Shadow, as well as capturing small block radial world record holder Marty Stinnett’s terrifying top end crash. The video below is just a small sample of the action, and this preview is enough to make us want to order up copy for everybody here at the office.
While Hans usually doesn’t do much in the way of production and editing as far as dropping music and cuts into his videos, since they’re all about capturing 110% of the action on the track, he gets to cut loose on Adrenaline Junkies and have a little fun. He adds in a badass soundtrack and some slick editing to make the clips fit with the music, giving this video a ton of entertainment value beyond the action, which is more than awesome enough on its own. Go ahead and hit that play button and get a taste of the action from Adrenaline Junkies Volume 2!