Category Archives: Auto Monday

2017 Street Machine Summer Nationals

The Street Machine Summer Nationals is a huge Classic, Muscle Car, and Hot Rod event in St. Paul, Minnesota where a reported 7000 cars and thousands of gear heads get together for some high horsepower fun in the sun. There … Continue reading

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Tractor pull engine failures

High horsepower tractors and trucks pull an ever increasing weigh across a specified distance. In that short distance, a whole shit-ton of things can go wrong. [8:50]

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Muscle Car Classics and Street Rods

All the local old farts gather with their friends to show off their crown jewels. There, but for the grace of god, go I. [10:43]

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2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Highlights

Following the 2017 Pebble Beach Councors d’Elegance, the Senior Editors of Motor Trend shared some of their favorite entrants and moments from the lawn and off the ramp. Everything from the #68 ford GT 2016 Le Mans winner, the outrageous … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Jeep 4×4 Utility Vehicle

The original 4×4 utility vehicle by Jeep. First manufactured during World War II, it evolved post-war into the civilian Jeep CJ, and inspired both an entire category of recreational 4WDs and several generations of military light utility vehicles. Today, it … Continue reading

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Roadkill Nights

House of Muscle Roadkill Nights powered by Dodge in Pontiac, Michigan, is arguably one of the best automotive events in the country. Last year, we ventured there in our 1969 Dodge Daytona, but this year we used something a bit … Continue reading

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Echo: Made In The Shade

Following Echo Tescier, a hot rod builder in LA for three days with a camera and microphone. From his topless back alley shop, he turns out beautiful rods, both shiny and rats. His minimalist lifestyle is dedicated to building and … Continue reading

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Rat rod motorcycles

Motorcycles are given the rat rod treatment. This will be an eye opening experience. [9:30]

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Jay Leno’s Tank Car

Leno and Dennis Gage give us a look of one of Jay’s giant cars, his tank car powered by an 1800 cubic inch Patton tank engine. One giant car, two favorite hosts, one with a chin and the other with … Continue reading

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State of Xecution: 1966 CorteX Mustang

House of Muscle It’s a street car, a race car, and a rolling testbed for one of the best suspension companies in Northern, California. This is Xecution, the 1966 Ford Mustang coupe that’s been terrorizing West Coast racetracks for more … Continue reading

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Old school gassers

The way it was, back in the day. This is Gasser Class Drag Racing from the ADRL Dragstock event at Gateway Motorsports Park in St. Louis. [8:34]

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1971 Chevrolet C10 pickup LS3 4L60 transmission swap

Our customer wanted to drive this clean 1971 Chevrolet C-10 pickup as a daily driver, while improving performance, economy, and reliability. In this 3 part video series, we swap in a fresh LS3 485 HP GM Connect & Cruise engine … Continue reading

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The Growler

  The Top Gear boys look at a modern day interpretation of the E-type Jagyuar which has an innocent sounding name.

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1965 Mustang Fastback

The relationship Addison has with his 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback is quite special, as it’s been his car since he was a teenager. Just about the only thing on the car that was complete when he bought the car? The … Continue reading

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A rock and a hard place

Jeep is gently coaxed over a large rock until physics rears its ugly head.

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1949 F1

House of Muscle It’s not a rat rod, nor a drift truck, nor is it a full-time road racer. It’s Old Smokey, the 1949 Ford F1 pickup that was conceived and built by Scott Birdsall the owner of Chuckles Garage … Continue reading

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