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Do You Know What Happened To All Those Chargers Destroyed In Dukes Of Hazzard?

Over seven seasons, the General Lee went airborne more than 150 times. Although it seemed fine on screen, the General rarely survived a jump. Warner Brothers totaled an average of two  Dodge Charger per episode. By the time filming ended, an estimated 300 Chargers had starred as the General Lee. What happened to all those cars? WB salvaged the most beat-up vehicles. Mechanics saved the doors, the rebel-flagged roof, and engine parts, which were cannibalized by future Generals. The car’s wrecked remains were then sent to a junkyard crusher, where…

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Classic Cars 

Distracted Driver in a Toyota Corolla Destroys Family’s Treasured 1931 Ford Model A

This is what happens when talking on the phone while driving. Let this be a reminder for everyone on the dangers and consequences of distracted driving. According to The Drive, Orange, California resident William Smith is the owner of a 1931 Ford Model A, a car that’s been in his family for over 45 years. Previously owned by his father, it was very recently restored to immaculate condition. Unfortunately, that Model A is the victim of a hit and run. A distracted driver in a Toyota Corolla swerved out of her lane…

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Is This The Largest Automotive Collection in the World? Nearly 2,000 Project Cars in Rural California!

When it comes to barn finds, Barn Find Hunter star Tom Cotter has discovered more than his share of gems tucked away out of sight of prying eyes just by following little clues to the possible presence of a gem hidden on the property. However, there are some finds that don’t exactly fall under “barn finds” but are still worth exploring thoroughly and one one such site is the Cuyama Historical Car Garden, home to nearly 1,800 classic cars that, on first glance seem to haphazardly litter the Northern California countryside.…

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1963 Chevrolet Corvette parked in a garage for 45 years could be worth a small fortune

An all-original 1963 Chevrolet Corvette has popped up on Ebay after being parked for 45 years. The Washington-based classic car dealer selling it says that he came across it piled under a bunch of junk a decade ago, when he was checking out a different car. The first-year split-window coupe had been purchased new by the owner and not driven it since 1972, but he wasn’t ready to give it up until last year. The car is equipped with the 300 hp 327 cubic-inch V8 and a 2-speed Powerglide automatic transmission. It was originally…

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This man surpasses Tesla by inventing an electric car that never needs charging

Recent reports have revealed that over 5,000 inventions as of 2014 are currently under secrecy orders initiated by the ISA. “The 1971 list indicates that patents for solar photovoltaic generators were subject to review and possible restriction if the photovoltaics were more than 20% efficient. Energy conversion systems were likewise subject to review and possible restriction if they offered conversion efficiencies in “excess of 70-80%.” (source) In light of this potential suppression, there is some promising news. This good news has been revealed concerning Sangulani Chikumbutso, a Zimbabwean who has created an…

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The Most Awesome Factory Mopar Crate Engines

The topic of crate engines can be a bit divisive in the hot rodding community. On the one hand, having an engine package custom tailored to your specific car and performance goals from the knowledge and experience of the builder is always the optimal ideal situation, but it’s also really easy to see how that scenario can quickly get overwhelming, even for those who are fairly experienced. There are actually lots of studies that back up the fact too much choice actually makes people less happy and less likely to…

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Farm find! Huge hoard of Dodge and Plymouth cars and trucks heading to the auction

If you live with the mopar or no car logo and you need a new flight, you may want to head to South Dakota this weekend. VanDerBrink Auctions will send dozens of Dodge and Plymouth cars, as well as a few Chevys and Cadillacs, through the block owned by Alan Rietz fanatic Mopar, who passed away late last year. Lintz Linda’s wife told Old Cars Weekly that many of the vehicles were salvaged by Alan so that she would not end up turning into dirt track racers or entering a…

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One Owner, Barn Find! 1967 Shelby GT350

Usually when we feature a barn or field find vehicle, its usually shot on location in all its grubby glory. However, when a vehicle in the same condition is shot just like a high-end car – photo studio with perfect lighting it immediately gives the vehicle a sense of worth. If anything, it proves the point – great images with a car, selleth a car. This 1967 Shelby GT350 has had one owner from new, who due to the initial oil crisis of the early 70s, parked the car up…

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This Car Is Powered By Seawater: Top Speed 217.5 MPH, 920HP, 373 Miles/Tank

The Quant e-Sportlimousine: the top end car that runs on seawater. The Quant e-Sportlimousine which has been approved to drive on roads throughout the European Union is ushering in a new era of innovatively designed vehicles for the modern age which is not dependent on environmentally damaging fossil fuels. The vast majority of environmentally friendly cars released in the past few decades run on electricity, but the Quant e-Sportlimousine is different because it is powered by a most unusual source – salt water. Many companies have tried to develop technology that allows…

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Huge hoard of Dodge and Plymouth cars and trucks heading to auction

If you live by the motto “Mopar or no car” and are in need of a new ride, you may want to head to South Dakota this weekend. VanDerBrink Auctions will be sending dozens of Dodge and Plymouth vehicles, plus a few Chevys and Cadillacs, across the block that were owned by Mopar fanatic Alan Rietz, who passed away late last year. Rietz’s wife Linda told Old Cars Weekly that many of the vehicles are rescues that Alan bought so they wouldn’t end up getting modified into dirt track racers, or entered into…

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