fbpx

Featured

Speed Shiftin’ – What is the Dual Clutch Transmission?

It’s replacing more and more traditional manual transmissions, but what exactly is the Dual Clutch Transmission in the new C8 Corvette and Shelby GT500? Dual Clutch Transmission The Dual Clutch Transmission, shortened to DCT, is the latest craze of auto manufacturers that don’t opt for the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) and want to give owners […]

Read More

Gearwrench Bolt Biter Extraction Sockets Launched

Rounded bolts suck but the Gearwrench Bolt Biter Extraction Socket might be the ultimate solution to those damaged fasteners. When I saw these Gearwrench Bolt Biter extraction sockets at SEMA 2018, I was interested in what really made them different. Extraction sockets aren’t anything new and have been around for longer than you or I […]

Read More

Evolutionary – The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C8

Whenever there is a new Corvette, there is always great fanfare on how it’s revolutionary. Today, the C8 Stingray becomes evolutionary by going mid-engine.

Read More

The C8 Corvette Reveal and Zora Arkus-Duntov at the Petersen Automotive Museum

If you missed the reveal at Tustin, California, the Petersen Automotive Museum had its own for Corvette Enthusiasts while celebrating Zora Arkus-Duntov.

Read More

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 […]

Read More

The Last True Leader – Lee Iacocca: Oct 15 1924 – July 2 2019

Lee Iacocca is a man who brought Chrysler back from the brink and behind the Ford Mustang. Here is the story of this great leader we lost on July 2, 2019. As much as we bemoan the crossover, drastic changes to famous nameplates, and anything else we can complain about when it comes to our […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More