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Reborn – The Synergy Manufacturing 1971 Jeepster Commando JK

When you search for “restorod,” it’s always muscle cars with LS-swaps. Synergy Manufacturing did more than a swap with Jeep’s original muscle car. The Video Rough Start Life for this 1971 Jeepster Commando wasn’t easy. Dave Schlossberg – President and CEO of Synergy Manufacturing – came across it when he was searching CraigsList for a […]

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Wheel Tech – Design, Features and Sizing

Curious about the design and features of your wheels? Confused by offset versus backspacing? This Carbage video gives you the details about your wheels! There is more to your wheel than it being the thing that your tires attach to. There are parts designed into each wheel that passenger cars and trucks all use in […]

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2019 GMC Sierra AT4 Review – Behind the Scenes

Carbage Online got the chance to review the 2019 GMC Sierra AT4 for a span of eight days. What was learned and how did it fare in testing?

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Chasing Baja – The Honda Ridgeline Chase Truck Part 2

So, how did the shoot turn out while I had the Honda Ridgeline Chase Truck? Check out the video here! Sometimes video shoots go exactly as planned with no issues or anything to worry with. Other times, it doesn’t quite work out that way. Even with this video on the 2017 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition […]

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Scumbuggin’ Around – Hoonigan’s 1973 Volkswagen Beetle

I’m a sucker for Baja Bugs. Those little cars were what got me into off-roading in Virginia in the first place. You can say I was a fan of the Scumbug the moment Hoonigan got theirs. If there is one thing I have vowed to own one day besides a good 4WD vehicle, it’s a […]

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News

Daimler Killing the Internal Combustion Engine?

If a recent report is correct, there will be no further development in their internal combustion engine (ICE) lineup. Electric motors are their main focus. As we continue forward in the automotive world, electric vehicles are looking more like our inevitable future from a mass production and manufacturing standpoint. Volkswagen has already committed towards ending […]

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China Trade, Tariffs, and the Automotive Aftermarket

The automotive world is a global economy and one of the major producers has been China. How will current and future tariffs affect the industry? In major media coverage of the tariffs against China, we hear about how it will impact large scale companies like the automotive manufacturers. We haven’t heard how it will affect […]

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2020 Land Rover Defender Debuts at IAA

After three years, we finally get a brand-new Land Rover Defender. Let’s at a look at what we’ll see when it lands on our shores in the Spring of 2020. Outside of Jeep, no other platform has had a continuous run of production vehicles like the Land Rover Defender has. For 67 years, the British […]

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Tesla Service Center in San Antonio for sale at $4.75-Million

A Tesla Service Center in San Antonio, Texas goes up for $4.75-million, but is it a sign that Tesla is going down? No and read more on why. A press release from B+E, an investment brokerage firm in New York, NY, came out with an interesting headline. “Tesla San Antonio Service Center Location for sale […]

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Black and Tan and Willys Models for the JL Wrangler

Jeep announces a new special edition model and a returning one from the JK for the 2020 Jeep Wrangler JL A popular favorite from the JK, the Wrangler Willys will be coming back as another model for the 2020 Jeep Wrangler JL but a new model will appear along side it, the Black and Tan. […]

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Will the 2020 Ford Explorer be a Proper SUV?

When the last generation Ford Explorer debuted, fans cried foul of its CUV design. The 2020 Explorer returns to its RWD roots, but will it be a proper SUV? When the original Ford Explorer came on the scene, it wasn’t a first of its kind, but it quickly rose to prominence thanks to the first […]

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Shows and Events

Nitto Tire Auto Enthusiast Day 2019

Drifting, jumping, show cars, oh my! This is the Nitto Tire Auto Enthusiast Day 2019 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. Last year, I used Auto Enthusiast Day (AED) to get the word out about Carbage to the masses. This year, I decided to cover the event instead and I’m very glad I did. The […]

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Dirt Time Attack – Does Off-Road Need Its Version of Super Lap Battle?

I’ve always had this idea: is there a way to bring people who build and drive these amazing, street legal prerunners out and race them in a safe environment. While the 1400 and 1450 Classes as well as “prerunner fun runs” exist in open desert, it’s not quite what I had in mind. I’d like […]

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The 2018 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo

The Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo presented by General Tire is the second biggest show for off-roading in the US. Well, just after the SEMA Show, anyway. I’d also argue that it’s the fourth biggest event you can hit in the US when you include the big races like The Mint 400, The King of the […]

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Carbage, SEMA 2018, and 2019: A Review and Preview

Last year, Carbage took some big leaps forward starting at the 2017 SEMA Show. From there it’s been a growth full of ups and downs, but the rate remained constant. For 2018, I’m increasing my effort to continue to grow this site to become what I have dreamed it would be: a place for gearheads […]

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Racing Coverage

The Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

It’s a historic spectacle of racing you need to watch in person. The Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach draws crowds with IndyCar, IMSA, GT4 and Stadium Super Trucks. Even as someone who lived nearly his entire life on the East Coast, the Grand Prix of Long Beach has always enthralled me. That’s something not […]

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Dirt Track Saturday Night – USAC CRA at Perris Auto Speedway

I’ve watched them on TV when I was a kid and on YouTube where I could, but I’ve had a fascination with the Sprint Car. I was finally able to catch them live at Perris Auto Speedway with USAC CRA and now I know what I’ve been missing all this time. That’s probably a surprise […]

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The 2019 Mint 400 – Justin Lofton Scores the First Ever Triple Event Win

History was made and Justin Lofton and the Jimco-built Fox Racing Ford took home his third ever BF Goodrich Tires Mint 400 powered by Monster Energy win, marking him as the only driver to ever take it three times. All it took was a little luck and a running truck. The BF Goodrich Tires Mint […]

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The 2019 King of the Hammers Pre-Show

It’s that time of the year again where we try to get Dave Cole of Ultra4 Racing to spill the beans on the King of the Hammers race course before he’s supposed to. What other details are coming for KOH week? Wait, Unlimited Trucks and a Pit Crew Competition? For many years, the King of […]

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