September 18, 2018

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Auto Polo - The Sport of the Brave

Auto Polo – The Sport of the Brave

Lifestyle
Auto polo was invented in the United States with rules and equipment similar to equestrian polo, and of course used automobiles instead of horses. The sport was popular at fairs, exhibitions and sports venues across the United States and several areas in Europe from 1911 until the late 1920s. […]
Dangerous Sport: Motor Skiing in 1955

Dangerous Sport: Motor Skiing in 1955

Lifestyle
Motor Skiing is probably not considered the most dangerous sport by today’s standards, skiers are towed by cars and motorcycles including a Porsche 550 Spyder, a Porsche 356, miscellaneous Triumphs and other motorcycles and are speeding and sliding at speeds up to 100 MPH. […]

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Body Panel Alignment
How To & DIY

How To Align Body Panels

Panel Alignment Like A Pro By Mark Ehlen, Car Craft; Muscle Car Restorations Staff A paint job can be no better than the prep underneath it. Any flaw in the bodywork will only be magnified […]
Transmission Cooler Install
How To & DIY

How To Install a Transmission Cooler

Adding an aftermarket transmission cooler to your hot rod, car or truck is always a good idea. Here are some tips: Always mount the cooler in a place that has good air flow, When Installing coolers make sure lines are clear of anything that can rub them and always use line that… […]
Junkyard Engines - The Ultimate Score
Builds / Projects

How and Where To Score a Cheap Junkyard Engine

For generations hot rodders have pulled bigger and more powerful engines out of other cars to use in their DIY hot rod projects. Back in the ’50s gearheads would spend hours hunting for Cadillac and Oldsmobile engines to use in their rods. In the ’60s builders started pulling Hemis, Pontiac 455s, Ford Cammers, and of course the big-block Chevys out of cars to power their gassers, T-buckets and other custom powered street machines. […]
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