Wikipedia defines the 4-53T as the single most delectable engine to ever be devised by human hands. I’m not one to argue, though I will get a little bit salty once that jerk bot reverts my edit again. You could say I had a long running love of the Detroits, but that love was about to be put to the test.
Before you wait for a ball to drop this evening, think about how much you might drop on today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe 6.5-diesel powered C-10. Then check its price and see if it's worth ringing in the new year with something cool and old.
While there's nothing more American than a Jeep, diesel engines seem more the predilection of our funny talkin' friends overseas. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Wrangler attempts to link those worlds, but is its price a bridge too far?
California developer "Big" Mike Harrah already owns a 3,000-hp hot rod powered by a PT boat's V12. His next project? A Peterbuilt-based rod with a 24-cylinder Detroit Diesel, churning 3,400 hp via superchargers and nitrous. Un. Holy.
After seeing the '49 Cadillac cruise to victory over the '68 Cad in yesterday's Project Ambulance Hell poll, we realized that we've been making the choices too easy lately. See, the whole point is to make you need the car, even with full open-eyed awareness that it will soon reduce you to a broken, weeping heap of…