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Sears Pointless Highlight: TransMission IMPossible

This post originally appeared here at Hooniverse.com [image: caranddriver.com] The guys over at Flaming A-Holes racing put together one of the greatest Lemons cars in the history of ever.  A Hillman/Sunbeam Imp.  Not only did it start the race, which … Continue reading

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Sears Pointless 2013 Photodump

Yours truly joined up with the guys over at Stick Figure/Volatile Ram racing to assemble the greatest Toyota FX of all time.  It qualifies as the greatest of all time because, as one writer put it, we shoved an MR2 … Continue reading

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FX32 Lemons Build Update

This post originally appeared here, at Hooniverse.com. The guys at Stick Figure/Volitile Ram Racing continue to amaze. They have the (Mr.) FX32 right on schedule to make it to Sonoma in March. For anyone who isn’t familiar with this project, … Continue reading

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Plymouth Arrow Update: Nothing But The Tail Lights

The original plan was to add a turbo to the NTC Arrow, but that idea was scrapped when a considerable amount of metal shavings were found in the oil pan of the donor engine. So, another donor vehicle was located. … Continue reading

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MR FX: Dual Drivetrain Lemons Build Update

This post originally appeared here, at Hooniverse.com. When last we left our group of idiotic racing enthusiasts, they had just taken a dull sawzall blade to a rusty MR2… It’s at this point of a project that many ambitious and … Continue reading

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Midget Love Week: NTC Midget Appears In Car Kulture Deluxe Magazine

Ok, I promise, this will be the last midget post for at least a week or two.  In August of 2012, a group of friends and I attended Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats.  That group had hooked up … Continue reading

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NTC Midget Wins Hooniverse Car Of The Year!

That’s right folks, the NTC midget has been awarded the most prestigious award in the automotive world. Thanks to everyone out there who helped and/or followed along. (Note: No thanks to the guy at Peach Days who asked why I … Continue reading

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