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zondag 28 mei 2017

Maken of kraken? Verkeersbord voor laagstaande zon

Maken of kraken? Verkeersbord voor laagstaande zon
Jawel…, echt waar. Nederland heeft officieel nu een verkeersbord dat automobilisten waarschuwt voorrrrrrrr…. laagstaande zon. Dit...
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zaterdag 27 mei 2017

AutoRAI: Is een Lego-Porsche veilig? Tijd voor een crashtest – VIDEO

Is een Lego-Porsche veilig? Tijd voor een crashtest – VIDEO
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Volvo stopt met ontwikkeling dieselmotoren
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Vernieuwde Renault Captur – Autotest
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Hot Rod: The 30th Annual Southeast Street Rod Nationals in Tampa Florida

The 30th Annual Southeast Street Rod Nationals in Tampa Florida

The NSRA Street Rod Nationals, the world's largest automotive participant event, has been entertaining car… Read More

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Mopars Need Extra Help With The Heat—Here's How To Fix It!

As an engine's power level increases, it will also generate more heat. Read More

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Has Track Safety Gone to Hell?

I was made aware recently of a couple of incidences of complete disregard for safety… Read More

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Beat-Up 1969 Oldsmobile Barn Find Turns Out to Be Rare F-85 W-31 With Drag Race History

The sight of a W-31 decal on the front fender of a 1969 Oldsmobile, supposedly… Read More

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Gallery: Land-Speed Racing From the EL Mirage Season Opener

This year's dry lakes racing season got off to a fast start at El Mirage… Read More

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vrijdag 26 mei 2017

Mustangs 360: Mohawk Track Experience Returns to Gingerman Raceway

Mohawk Track Experience Returns to Gingerman Raceway
If you're going to the Woodward Dream Cruise this year consider including the Mohawk Track Experience as part of your trip to Michigan.
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Cobras, Cobras, And Cool Kit Cars, Factory Five's Surfside Car Show
Over 100 hand-built cars were in attendance, including a huge quantity of 818s (Subaru-based kit roadsters), and Factory Five's Snap-On Tools Type 65 Coupe-R build.
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UPR Products Drag Suspension: Trimming the Fat out of a Fox-body
We upgrade our sloppy stock suspension in favor of a full UPR Products Drag Suspension to shave down our 60-foot times at the strip.
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Generation M Contest Winner Completes Project
Andrew Wallace wraps his 1966 Mustang and hits the road!
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Mustangs 360: HOT ROD RESCUE: Solving Driveability Issues on a Blown Ford 5.0L EFI

HOT ROD RESCUE: Solving Driveability Issues on a Blown Ford 5.0L EFI
The Combo Chris Travers has been into F-100 pickups a long time. Since purchasing his bright-orange 1956 model 20 years ago, it's been in what he says is a state of never-ending evolution: "I've upgraded everything except the paint." An Industrial Chassis Dodge Dakota–based independent front suspension with rack-and-pinion steering is used up front. Out
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I Canceled Cable TV and Bought a Muscle Car: Here's Why
I am guilty of project-car neglect. There's no tear-inducing Sarah McLachlan commercial to that effect, but it, too, is a situation in need of remedy. Too many times, I've brought home a stray vehicle, a model I've always wanted to build—but a cheap and wretched example of the breed. The price was right; the condition
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Turn Back Tuesday: Larry Watson's Customized 1958 Ford Thunderbird
Larry Watson's recently completed 1958 Thunderbird custom at the Renegades Car Club Rod and Custom Motorama at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium in 1958. Watson was a prolific custom painter in the Los Angeles area for years. He ordered one of the first 1958 Thunderbirds sold in LA, and immediately started customizing it, mainly with
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How to Fabricate Push-Button Door Handles
Every so often, a new car will come out with fancy, seemingly new technology that, in reality, was already attempted in the '30s, '40s, or '50s. Take the push-button door handles from the Lincoln Zephyrs of the 1930s and '40s for instance. Perhaps the technology and the consumer from those eras simply weren't ready for
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Hot Rod: THE SPRING DAYTONA TURKEY RUN

THE SPRING DAYTONA TURKEY RUN

When their advertisement claims something for everyone, you can believe it. Now in its 28th… Read More

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All Original 1970 Chevelle SS396 Convertible Found With Only 53k Miles

Barn finds parked for 30 years don't actually run and drive like new, or do… Read More

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Chase Germeroth's 1960 Olds Super 88

Despite its current overused media regurgitation in everything from politics to produce, the late-'80s ad… Read More

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What We Learned at Bristol (Plus More Photos)

This past weekend's Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway felt like a marathon… Read More

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CAL Automotive Creations Rolls An 8—a Great 8—With Ted Hubbard's 1930 Ford Model A

Ever been involved with, let alone behind the scenes of, a Ridler/AMBR project? If you… Read More

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Hot Rod: Rare 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator 428CJ Spent 20 Years in Paint Jail on Way to Gorgeous Restoration

Rare 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator 428CJ Spent 20 Years in Paint Jail on Way to Gorgeous Restoration

It all started on January 23, 1995, in Vancouver, Canada, when Gord and Kelly Nelson… Read More

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An Award-Winning 1937 Ford Woodie A Long Way From The Beach

Have you ever noticed how certain popular street rod models tend to get stuck in… Read More

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HOT ROD Power Tour 2017 – Gallery: Freaks of the Past

You never know what will show up at the HOT ROD Power Tour, but there's… Read More

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Freak Show Friday: When is a Dragster Also a Corvette?

Not every Freak Show Friday need be freakishly bad, or ugly. This is George Reese's… Read More

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You Can Own Elvis Presley's Personal Jet

Including Red Shag Carpet, Red Velvet Seats, and More Probably the coolest Elvis memorabilia ever… Read More

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Hot Rod: Aldan American’s New Interactive Website is Live!

Aldan American's New Interactive Website is Live!

Aldan American, a respected name every street rodder instantly associates with high-end coilover shocks and… Read More

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2017 Road Tour: Putting The Finishing Touches On The Roadster Shop Chassis

For the third time Chris Sondles and the crew at Woody's Hot Rodz has taken… Read More

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A Closer Look at the Chevy LT Engine

Back in the smog-addled years of the '70s, a base 1975 Corvette 350 wheezed through… Read More

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2017 SSSB Red River Rumble – Presented by Texas Square Bodies

Now in its third year, the Red River Rumble returned once again to Thackerville, Oklahoma. Read More

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2017 Detroit Autorama: 65 Years of Show Car History

February in Detroit. Outside, it's gloomy and cold. Inside, it's hot and exciting—especially if it's… Read More

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Autoblog: Newey: nieuwe T-wing te weinig om te winnen in Monaco

Newey: nieuwe T-wing te weinig om te winnen in Monaco
Red Bull Racing heeft impliciet toegegeven dat hun concurrenten gelijk hadden en verschijnt in Monaco aan de start met een T-wing op de RB13. Red Bull teambaas Christian Horner was eerder dit jaar nog totaal niet te spreken over de T-wing. Vooral toen de extra spoiler op de Mercedes van Bottas in Bahrein van zijn […]
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Donald Trump: Duitsers zijn heel stout geweest
BMW, Mercedes, VAG en co. verdienen volgens Trump billenkoek. "The Germans are bad, very bad. See the millions of cars they are selling to the U.S. Terrible. We will stop this." Met deze gewaagde quote heeft Donald Trump weer eens voor opschudding gezorgd in Duitsland, het toonaangevende land van de EU. Het zal je niet […]
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Koop deze Q7 met APK voor een prikkie op Marktplaats
Goedkoper dan dit gaat het echt niet worden. De Audi Q7 van de eerste generatie is een auto die de meningen verdeeld. Sommigen vinden het een ordinair bakbeest van jewelste. Anderen omarmen juist die uitsraling van de auto en vinden 'm helemaal geweldig. Mensen uit de laatste groep lamenteren dan ook over het feit dat […]
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Bosch het bokje wegens nieuw sjoemelschandaal?
Na Volkswagen Dieselgate is Bosch nu ook onderwerp van onderzoek in een ander mogelijk uitstootverhaal. Ditmaal gaat het om Daimler, dat mogelijk uitstootwaarden heeft gemanipuleerd teneinde de dieselmotoren aan de geldende wet- en regelgeving te laten voldoen. Daimler is uiteraard het moederbedrijf van Mercedes-Benz, voor wie iets gemist heeft. Bosch verzorgde de motormanagementsoftware bij Daimler […]
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Zo hard en vaak remmen F1-auto's in Monaco
Leverancier Brembo legt uit hoe het zit met de remmerij in de stadstaat aan de Côte d'Azur. Sinds jaar en dag is Monaco het langzaamste circuit op de kalender en dat heeft vooral te maken met het gebrek aan langere rechte stukken. Desalniettemin wordt er veel geremd tijdens een rondje Monte Carlo. Héél veel. Gelukkig […]
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Autovandaag: Laatste testkilometers Hyundai i30 N op Nürburgring

Laatste testkilometers Hyundai i30 N op Nürburgring
Tijdens de 24 uur van de Nürburgring test Hyundai de i30 N waarvan dit najaar de productie zal starten. Hiermee luidt het merk de laatste testfase van de hot hatch in.
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BMW zet voortvarende stappen met nieuwe 8-serie (met video)
In één woord 'indrukwekkend', dat is de concept van de nieuwe BMW 8-serie die vanaf vandaag te zien is op het Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. Volgend jaar volgt de productieversie.
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BMW zet voortvarende stappen met nieuwe 8-serie
In één woord 'indrukwekkend', dat is de concept van de nieuwe BMW 8-serie die vanaf vandaag te zien is op het Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. Volgend jaar volgt de productieversie.
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Dikke, vette Jaguar XE op komst
Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations ontwikkelt de krachtigste en meest extreme Jaguar ooit, de XE SV Project 8.
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Voorpremière Renault Mégane R.S. (met video)
Aan F1 coureur Nico Hülkenberg de eer om vandaag in Monaco op het beroemde F1 circuit de nieuwe Renault Mégane R.S. aan het publiek te tonen.
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