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Truckin Fast: Turbo Dakota Challenges a Built Neon SRT4

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This week’s Truckin Fast Wednesday features a turbocharged 2nd gen Dodge Dakota regular cab, short bed racing down the quarter mile at Bandimere Speedway against what appears to be a pretty heavily modified Dodge Neon SRT4. As you might guess, the Dakota loses this race and while I usually shy from videos that show a […] More »

  Comments | By - September 3, 2014

This 1988 FrankenPlymouth Will Blow the Bolts out of Your Neck

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Apparently, Dr. Frankenstein is a real guy. It seems he’s moved from cobbling creatures to assembling quick sleeper cars for the drag strip.

  Comments | By - June 11, 2014

That Time Hennessey Attempted 230 mph in a Viper – Part 2


When we last left you, the Hennessey Performance twin-turbo Viper was having technical difficulties in achieving 230 miles per hour down the Maxton Mile. First it was the transmission causing problems, then it was the engine computer. With those hurdles cleared, it’s time for the sprint, and the HP gang is not messing around.

  Comments | By - March 17, 2014

1972 Dodge Colt pulls wheelies and runs 9s with an SRT4 motor and 28-psi of boost: Video inside


There’s no way around it, old school Dodge Colts are wicked! They’ve got the classic JDM style, but with an American badge, and when an SRT4 motor is thrown under the hood of a drag-prepped one like this ’72 Colt, you’re in for a seriously quick car. How fast? Try 9.20s @ 145 MPH thanks […] More »

  Comments | By - June 24, 2013

Soccer-Mom-Special Turbo Caravan Runs 11s At The Strip: Video Inside


Punch it mom, we’re late for soccer practice! Hold onto your shorts because this boosted box can smoke some pretty stout sports cars thanks to a best pass of 11.7 @ 115 mph. Although this pass was “only” 12.2 @ 112, the owner later found some ET and mph. There aren’t a lot of details […] More »

  Comments | By - June 17, 2013