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  • You Put A Chrysler V6 Into A Vanagon?!

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    The Volkswagen Vanagon. Besides being the second best known camper van behind the Volkswagen Bus, it happens to be a popular vehicle to do an engine transplant. The usual suspect for this transplant is a four-cylinder Subaru Boxer engine because of its similar size to the Vanagon’s four-cylinder. However, there are those people who want […]

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  • Hooniverse Weekend Edition – Hello, I'm One Of The New People

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    [singlepic id=3452 w=640 h=385 float=center] Editors Note: This weekend, Hooniverse will be running a series of posts introducing you to some of the new writers who are now in our part of the Hooniverse. Please welcome William Maley, and let him know how much you appreciate his contributions. Hi, I’m that person. The person who […]

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  • Bentley's First SUV: The Dominator

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    [singlepic id=3716 w=723 float=center] At this year’s Geneva Motor Show, Bentley rolled out the EXP 9 F Concept. It was their way of previewing a new SUV that would be coming out within the next few years. But this concept also marked Bentley’s second SUV ever built. Wait… second? Yes.

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  • Your Very Own Corvette Stingray Concept

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    [singlepic id=3720 w=499 h=329 float=center] The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray concept. Shown at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show, it was a radical departure from the current C6.  The concept made a callback to the original Stingray with its split-window back end.  The best feature of the concept was its ability to transform into a 20-foot-tall robot. Okay, […]

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  • Two Ways To Do Parade Vehicles

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    [singlepic id=3315 w=720 h=380 float=center] Whenever a government is planning a special event, one of the calls they make is to their home automakers asking if they could build/borrow a vehicle for their special event. For an automaker, this is big deal. Building or allowing a government to use one of your vehicles brings a […]

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  • 96 Body and 9-3 Brains: How To Combine Two Swedes Into One

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    [singlepic id=3480 w=640 h=479 float=center] Here’s a conundrum I’m sure we all have dealt with at one point in our lives; what do you do when you have a Saab 96 and a 9-3 Aero? One answer is to combine the two into an unassuming Swedish track monster. Neo Bros, a Saab parts specialist in […]

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  • 1936 Tempo 1200: Is This The Most Capable Pre-War German Vehicle?

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    [Will is back and he has one of the most interesting vehicles I have never heard of. The pre-WW2 years in Germany, for better or worse (well, for worse), must have been some of the most interesting times in terms of enginering ingenuity and this is just another example of that. This reminds to read […]

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