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SEMA Day 3 Recap

Today, we spent some time looking at cool new products, and by far, the coolest thing we saw was the Berserker active shock management system from Viking Performance. This changes the game for all the non-active suspension system cars that road race. The Berserker is a derivative of a more complex military application, allowing the […]

Ford Makes Good

This week Ford brought me to Detroit for their 2014 model lineup event, and I have to tell you, I am impressed. Through vertical integration and Ford’s One-Design idealogy, the latest offerings from Ford not only share powertrain options, but all of the cars share some similar features, so that you know it’s a Ford. […]

Redneck Monday

Every great website needs a great jingle, and I think we have come up with just the ticket. Red Dirt is not just a website, it’s a way of life. We also have some new projects here in the Red Dirt Rodz garage. Our twin-turbo Buick wagon, Buttered Toast, is getting a new high-tech ignition […]

Redneck Monday- Here is how well-educated and highly-capable rednecks play in Spain

The world’s smallest running V12 engine was detailed in a video we found on the ‘web. It is fairly long and the music is annoying, but if you appreciate expert craftsmanship, you need to watch this video. Spanish engineer Patelo designed and built the entire machine from bits of aluminum, bronze and stainless. It is 12 cubic […]

Slippery- Buttered Toast’s first drive

I stuck the GoPro Hero HD on the side of the Buick Lesabre wagon, otherwise known as Buttered Toast and took it to the exhaust shop, after finishing the twin-turbo install. Want to hear it? Just click the little “play” arrow. Share it. Like it. Comment on it. Tell your friends to do the same. When […]

Feelin’ all warm and Toasty

OK, OK, I get it, enough of the Buttered Toast references. I finally got the wagon running and driving. It is officially back from a long slumber. I shot a little video using my GoPro Hero HD video camera of the drive to the exhaust shop. Enjoy.  I will have better video of the completed car soon.

Buttered Toast Lives!!!!!!

Ok, so if you have been reading this site for any amount of time, then you would already know that: 1. I love Buicks. 2. I am building a twin-turbo Buick Wagon called “Buttered Toast”. Well, after seriously over-complicating what in reality was a simple turbo install, I have finally managed to complete the installation […]

Hybrids!

I don’t deny that I am not a hybrid fan. The Prius is the anti-muscle car and their owners tend to suck just as much (except for the one guy in LA that blasted past me doing 120). That said, due to a scheduling error, I ended up with a 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid for my recent […]

Back to the 60s

I love 60s styling. From the horizontal fins of the early years and squared-off body lines of the mid-years to the smooth curves of the late 60s, the decade has the most beautiful cars of an era. One peak inside my shop and you will see just how much I love them. Currently, my shop […]

2010 SEMA, The Recap

Ok, so I didn’t manage to get day 3 and 4 reviews up. If you have ever been to a show this size, with evening events and all that jazz in a city like Vegas (is there any other city quite like Vegas?), then you might understand, things get crazy. I got home about 1:30 […]

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