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huge vintage car crash at road America 2005

This vintage car crash from 2005 at Road America is insane

"On my command, unleash hell!" We assume that's how the race stewards started this vintage event at Road America. The thing is though, that we don't need to assume. That's because the race steward (or someone claiming to be the steward) chimed in to a preserved piece of Internet forum. Here's ...
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1960s customizable LEGO Ford Mustang

Lego goes classic cool with customizable Ford Mustang

Lego Creator Kits have been a bit on the hit and miss side, for us here at Hooniverse. Some look fantastic, such as the Porsche 911 GT3RS kit (or Lancia Stratos kit, if you're so inclined). Others look like blocky versions of iconic machines, where it's as if you're looking ...
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The News for February 22nd, 2019

The News for February 22nd, 2019

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: Ford shows America what it's missing out on with the Focus ST, Aston Martin is working on another hypercar with Valkyrie DNA, Rolls-Royce is selling ...
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Mystery Car

Mystery Car

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Welcome to another edition of Mystery Car. Today's mystery is obviously very functional and perhaps not sufficiently cropped. Same rules as always, make and model. I can do without the engine specs this week, just because I don't even know what they are. Get to it! Congrats to last week's ...
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montero service manual

Last Call: How’d they find this picture of me for the service manual?

I'm on the internets, minding my own business. My current search involves sniffing out service and technical manuals for my Mitsubishi Montero. There's a nice clean scan of one designated as a chassis, electrical, and body manual. And right on one of the first pages, I see it... a picture ...
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Old school, still cool? The 2019 GMC Yukon

Old school, still cool? The 2019 GMC Yukon

While most of the automotive industry's shift into crossovers and sport utility vehicles have gone with a car-based unibody, General Motors is getting it done with an old-school, full-frame, truck-based chassis on the Chevrolet Suburban, GMC Yukon, and the Cadillac Escalade. Having sampled the Escalade in long wheelbase form several ...
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2019 nissan titan

What do you want to know about Nissan’s 2019 Titan?

This week we've got the 2019 Nissan Titan in for review. Nissan's entry into the fiercely competitive full-size pickup battlefield arrived for the 2004 model year and sat dormant without much of a substantial makeover for more than a decade. The Titan then took 2016 off and hid in hiatus ...
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Hooniverse Asks: What does Toyota need to do with the Tundra?

Hooniverse Asks: What does Toyota need to do with the Tundra?

The Toyota Tundra has been lumbering around as is for what seems like millennia. For the 2020 model year, we know there's a fresh TRD Pro version coming. But that "freshness" is relegated to the off road running gear. The engine is still the aging 5.7-liter V8. That dated interior ...
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Last Call: Karl Lagerfeld BMW

Last Call: Karl Lagerfeld BMW

It's little known fact that the famous fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld, corroborated with BMW on a design of some E32 and E38 7-series Individual models. And he nailed it. Rest in peace, Mr. Lagerfeld. Last Call indicates the end of Hooniverse’s broadcast day. It’s meant to be an open forum for ...
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Podcast: Episode 283 – Dan Sandberg, CEO of Brembo Brakes [SEMA 2018]

Podcast: Episode 283 – Dan Sandberg, CEO of Brembo Brakes [SEMA 2018]

For the third year in a row, CEO of Brembo USA Dan Sandberg sits down to talk about the new product offerings. He also dives into the world of vertical integration with OEM contracts and his own personal vehicular interests.  Listen in by clicking play above. We’re closing in on ...
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Road trip: Boston to NYC in a 2019 Dodge Durango GT

Road trip: Boston to NYC in a 2019 Dodge Durango GT

The Dodge Durango needs no introduction. The current, third generation of the three-row Dodge Durango has been around since 2011. It received a mild visual update in 2016 but features, trims, special editions, and other subtle changes have been ongoing, as they are with most FCA vehicles. Some of its ...
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Roush Stage 3 Mustang and F-150 SC

Driving the Roush Stage 3 Mustang and F-150 SC

You can walk into certain Ford dealerships, pay your money, and leave with weapons of mass tire destruction. One is the 650-horsepower Roush F-150 SC. The other is a 710-hp Stage 3 Mustang. Both wear Roush TVS 2650 superchargers. The Mustang has an active exhaust system, while the F-150 gets ...
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Roush Stage 3 F-150

Hooniverse Asks: What dealer-available aftermarket company does the best work?

That truck above? It's the 2018 Roush F-150 SC. You can walk into a Ford dealership, hand over some $70,000+, and leave with a Mad Max-ian pickup truck. This one starts as a standard rig equipped with a 5.0-liter V8 before Roush adds its Phase 1 supercharger, reworks the engine ...
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Two Wheel Tuesday: False Neutral Podcast #86 – One Bike To Rule Them All

This month's episode starts as usual with updates on our various project bikes, and we talk about the prodigious progress Garrett has made on his collection of two-strokes, along with some dreamed-up future project ideas we'll surely never get around to actually attempting. After that, we each try to name ...
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recaro and porsche

Recaro and Porsche: A perfect match made many decades ago

The history of Recaro is tangled up with the fruitful timeline of Porsche sports cars. It all dates way back to a man by the name of Wilhelm Reutter. He was a Master Saddler who saw the future of mobility way back in 1906. Carriages were interested but it was ...
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2017 Toyota Corolla Drift Car for sale

You can buy a top-tier Formula Drift car on BAT

Bring A Trailer auctions are typically filled with aging German metal. There are loads of BMW, Porsche, and Mercedes-Benz coupes and sedans for sale. A handful of Italian cars filter in, and there's been a nice uptick in American muscle as well. You'll also find the occasional race car. What ...
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