Browsing Category

Extras

‘Cuda Creation

Reflections on designing the A-body Barracudas The stories are the neat part. Personal recollections and insights of folks on the front lines of Chrysler racing, engineering and designing back in the day. John “J.R.” Samsen in

Marvin’s Last Stand

Marvin Hughes has come up with an innovative way to mount an engine on a stand to give you access to the back of the engine in order to mount a transmission while the engine is still on the stand. He did it by mating two engine stands

The Art Of Driving

Highlights of an exceptional collection of cars at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum. The musclecars are packed nose-to-tail in "Boss Chrysler's Garage." The garage is located in the basement of the Walter P. Chrysler Museum, in Auburn

Ultimate Big-Block Build

Hellcat Schmellcat. Everyone is running around today with 700-1000+ horsepower. Even Top Fuel Hemis max out at around 13,000 horsepower. Well, Mopar Action is gonna blow all those wimp motors into the wees. How does 108,920 horsepower

Hartbreaker

Comedian Kevin Hart was in no joking mood after driver Jared Black put Kev’s custom ’70 ‘Cuda through a fence and down an embankment on LA’s notorious Mulhulland Drive. Kevin had bought the ‘Cuda as a 40h birthday present for

’36 Plymouth Rat Rod

We love rat rods. But then we love a lot of things. We'll just stick to Mike Reichard's '36 Plymouth on this page for now. Mike's dad bought the stock Plymouth back in 1978 for a grand. Mike was 8 years old at the time. Beginning a

‘Cuda Girl

Joy Curran from North Brunswick, NJ was hunting for a 4-speed Plymouth 'Cuda AAR when she ran into Joe O'Cone who had one. Joe took Joy for a ride and she said that she had to buy the 'Cuda. The product of a 17-year restoration, the

Nine Lives Of Neon

Passenger side shows fire damage and impact damage from Ford truck. Neon’s excellent impact protection minimized the damage while the Ford had to ride a tow truck home.   John Self himself. We’ve all heard about a cat having nine

So You Wanna Be An Auto Journalist, Eh?

We get lots of requests from young aspiring writers, photog­raphers and folks running from the law on how to break into the automotive writing business. To these young car enthusiasts, writing about musclecars, drag racing, drifting and