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  • Scoops, Lightbars and Mudflaps, Oh My!: Pictures from the Lake Superior Rally

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    Reader EscortsForever has been so kinda as to grace us with a pile of shots from the pre-race parc expose from the Lake Superior Performance Rally. Quoth the photographer: Today is the beginning of the awesome. Between classes, I managed to get out to the parc expose (where the rally drivers show off their cars).…

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  • Whip It! Whip It Good…

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    Everyone thinks they can drive well… only few actually can. One such Hoon (yes capital H for him) goes by the name Rob Krider. You may be familiar with his Racer Boy series over at SpeedSportLife, a great running column where he discusses what it takes to race at many various levels. You read the…

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  • In Case You Were Wondering, Aerodynamics Matter

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    Your Hooniverse Public Service Announcement for this Friday afternoon: Triple-digit speeds and loose fiberglass body panels do not mix. That is all. Photo Source: Ron Lewis, Drag Racing Online, Via RacingNetSource, on Flickr.

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  • The Broken Road

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    When I was in high school, my parents did what any sensible family living in the District of Columbia did in the 80s: they fled to the suburbs.  In a city where you couldn’t even guarantee the picking up of dead bodies, let alone the picking up of the trash, the promise of a remotely…

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  • Why Didn't I Think of That?

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    Our beloved Jo Schmo has sent in a link to an Italian motoring blog — or… something, my Italian language skills are right up there with my Russian and Japanese — that featured this beautiful example of a hand-crafted children’s toy.

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  • Reality TV You Will Enjoy: My Way or the Highway

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    Ok hoons… someone amongst us has put together a pretty cool idea for a reality show that doesn’t involve the Kardashians or brain-dead from Orange County residents who now live in The Hills. You all know our good friend Bentoboxx, right? Well he is part of team trying to bring My Way or the Highway…

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  • Bass-ackwards Fiat 126 Grabs the Pole Position

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    Have you ever found that the fastest way to get somewhere is foiled by a one-way street? Well, here’s a driver in Poland who has a solution to that, and always gets where he wants to have been. Source [bofunk.com]

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  • Your Next Project Car: Practical Jokes Edition

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    Listen, the concept here is pretty simple. I have no garage, limited tools, zero storage space, and a Volkswagen. This means I am wholly unable to start on a new project car, and in fact restricted in my ability to work on the project cars I already have. To that end, I am forced to…

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  • The Automotive Graveyard

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    I saw an ad recently in one of those little “Coffee Mate” flyers that have become so popular in coffee shops of late. It advertised an automotive auction. “Classic Cars!”, it shouted. “Many Beautiful Rare, Antique and Collector Cars!” My interest was clearly piqued.

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  • Hooniversity: Grand National Edition

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    Welcome to Hooniversity. As this is our first class, we’re going to be starting out easy, and setting the tone. We think it’s important that you understand what this class is all about, so you can truly understand what it is you’re getting yourself into.

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