Tag Archive: video

May 16

Old School Hand Lettering – Film Friday

Before vinyl there was hand lettering and gold leaf. ┬áCheck out this great video of┬áDan DeLaney (aka Dan the Sign Man) talking about his method and inspiration before spending 6 days making a ’72 Vega funny car into a work of art.

May 16

Film Friday: Burnouts

I’d be willing to bet there is not a person reading this who hasn’t done a burn out or two in their lifetime. It is a great stress reliever. For the second installment of film Friday I thought I’d post a compilation of burn outs from 24/7 videos. Warning this may be hard to watch …

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May 16

When dyno pulls go wrong

We’ve made it to Friday and I hope your week was a little less hectic then mine. I’m ready for a good Friday, watch a few videos, sit on the deck, look at the river, and enjoy a few drinks for my Friday evening. In the mean time most of us still have work to …

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May 07

A measure of the Man: behind the scenes of a pit stop

The pit stop is an integral part of any racing series. In series like Nascar and Formula 1 the pit stop takes mere seconds before the car is off speeding back towards the track. These seconds can cost a team the win. That is why crews train vigorously to ensure they perform as good as …

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May 07

How a Turbo Works

With turbocharging becoming more and more prevelant in new car building I thought it might be a good time to rehash our old post on how a turbo works. Turbos are everywhere now and they aren’t just for horsepower. Turbos are being used to boost fuel economy and driving characteristics of small and big engines. …

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