Watch The 1984 Widowmaker Hill Climb

Widowmaker Hill Climb

Editor’s Note: This film was transcoded from VHS so it’s not perfect, there are also a couple of black screen sections where I assume the original ad breaks were – I suggest fast forwarding through them. The original Widowmaker Hill Climb took place on a hillside in Draper, Utah. It became a world famous event…

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Pearce Knives – Handmade Wrench Knives – $50 USD

Pearce Knives Wrench Knife

Pearce Knives is run by Logan Pearce, a third-generation American knife maker whose work has been featured in a slew of movies and games including Suicide Squad, FarCry, The Lone Ranger, Watch Dogs, Mobius, Sword Master, and many more. Over the years Logan has worked with Disney, Warner Bros., Columbia Pictures, Ubisoft, EA, and Bethesda…

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Heck on Wheels Hat by Go Fast Don’t Die

Heck on Wheels Hat

This Heck On Wheels hat is the work of the team at Go Fast Don’t Die, a brand that started among a group of friends as a saying that one of their mother’s would say to them when they left to go on a group ride: “Go Fast, Don’t Die”. Pretty soon members of the…

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Continental R-670 7-Cylinder Radial Engine

Continental R-670 Radial Engine

The Continental R-670 is a 7-cylinder, air-cooled radial engine that was used in planes, blimps, tanks, landing craft, and armoured vehicles – mostly during the Second World War. The most famous aircraft fitted with the R-670 was the Boeing-Stearman Model 75, a single-engine biplane that made use of a large centrally-mounted engine – over 10,000…

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1954 Kurtis 500KK SR-100 – A Rare American Road-Legal Racer

Kurtis-500KK-SR-100-Car-18

The Kurtis 500KK was a road-going sports car developed by Frank Kurtis using much the same architecture under its bodywork as his Indianapolis 500 winning race cars. Kurtis was a tour-de-force in the American racing scene in the mid-20th century, he also developed the Kurtis-Omohundro in 1947 – considered by some to be the first…

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The Glasspar G2 – The First Fibreglass-Bodied Production Car

Glasspar G2 Car Badge

The Glasspar G2 is considered by many automotive historians to be the first production car with a fibreglass body, it was a major contributing factor behind the surge in popularity of fibreglass-bodied vehicles in the United States in the 1950s and beyond – resulting in iconic cars like the Chevrolet Corvette, the Meyers Manx, and the…

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