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Throwback Thursday: 2004 GTO waits for Competition

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This Pontiac GTO commercial reminds us of the short-lived LS1 coupe. This week’s Throwback Thursday video features a commercial for the 2004 Pontiac GTO. While the GTO is now more than a decade out of production, this Holden Monaro-based sports coupe was a popular option when the Camaro and Firebird left production after 2002. This […] More »

  Comments | By - April 27, 2017

Burnout Friday: 4th Gen Firebird Action on Route 66

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During the 2014 Route 66 Mother Road Festival, a 4th gen Pontiac Firebird Trans Am does a wicked burnout on the street. There are few chances in life for a gearhead to do a big, nasty burnout on the streets without any risk of a ticket and/or jail time. However, this 4th gen Pontiac Firebird Trans […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2017

“Top 6 Best JDM Engines” Meme is Filled with Factual Inaccuracies

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This silly meme has been floating around the Internet, and I can’t get over how wrong it is. Now, credit where it’s due: the Japanese manufacturers have made some fine engines over the years. However, this “Top 6” list is filled with so many factual inaccuracies, it’s driving me insane. The Toyota 2J is a […] More »

  Comments | By - March 30, 2017

Drag Race: Mild LS1 Camaro Reaches for 12s

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A 4th gen Chevrolet Camaro storms down the quarter mile in what appears to be relatively stock form. This week’s Drag Race Monday features a 4th generation Chevrolet Camaro SS making a quarter mile pass at New England Dragway. We don’t get any details on this car at all, but in watching and listening to […] More »

  Comments | By - March 27, 2017

Dyno Blast: LS1 GTO with 111k on the Rollers

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A 2004 Pontiac GTO with stock LS1 hits the dyno for a power test after more than 111,000 miles. This week’s Dyno Blast video features a 2004 Pontiac GTO with the original LS1 engine making a couple of runs on the rollers. Unlike most of the vehicles that we showcase on Dyno Wednesday, this GTO […] More »

  Comments | By - March 22, 2017

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