Trucks

The SNORE McKenzie’s Rage at the River – Part 2

It’s the close of this event that reminds me why I like the McKenzie’s Rage at the River. There is a feeling I get while attending it that I don’t get anywhere else. It’s somewhat hard to explain. I’ve been to the King of the Hammers, I’ve been to the Mint 400, and I’ve been […]

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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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Project 3323: New Light, Who Dis?

After my accident, I decided to take the front bumper off and found damage in places I expected, and a few I didn’t. So, I go through the process of replacing and repairing where I can on Project 3323, Carbage’s 2000 Nissan Pathfinder Project. Accidents suck, there’s no doubt about that and they suck worse […]

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Brief: The 2019 GMC Sierra AT4

How does the 2019 GMC Sierra AT4 stack up? We’ll have to get briefly acquainted first before we can do a proper test. First, I must preface this to say that this was part of a lunch even hosted by the Motor Press Guild in conjunction with GMC. This was done to allow MPG members […]

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The Nexen Tire Roadian MTX Drive with the Big Bear Jeep Experience

Big Bear Lake, California. It’s a bit of a tourist town known best for its skiing and its namesake lake. However, it also features some of the best scenic off-road trails you can drive on. That’s why Nexen Tire had the Big Bear Jeep Experience lead us up to show the capabilities of the new […]

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Project 3323: New Window Motor and Removing the Bumpers

So, after waiting a long while to install it, I finally get around to putting in that new Window Motor for my 2000 Nissan Pathfinder. Project 3323 finally has two functioning front windows! I also remove the bumpers because of accident damage. I’ll get to that in a moment. Wait, What Accident? View this post […]

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The Hot Wheels 50th Kick-Off Party

Every hot rodder’s story since 1968 has stared at the age of five with one thing in common: A Hot Wheels die-cast toy car. This past weekend, they celebrated their silver mark at their headquarters and Carbage was invited to sneak in before the large crowd was. A 50 Year Celebration of the Automobile While […]

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Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Concept – Return of the Caddy

Volkswagen unveiled their latest concept vehicle – the Atlas Tanoak pickup. If built, we could technically say it’s history repeating itself at VW. Modern and Proper Caddy The Tanoak concept certainly has the look of a truck that’s ready to launch tomorrow. However, it might be just a little bit of time before we see […]

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Carbage at the Mint 400 – 50 Years of American Desert Racing

It was my first time at the Mint 400 and now I can see why they call it the “Great American Off-Road Race.” That’s not to say I’ve never seen the Mint 400, quite the opposite. As an East Coat living fan of Trick Trucks – better known as Trophy Trucks but SCORE International has […]

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Twin Traction Beam Action – An Into TTBs With an Ultra4 Rig

So, I have taken some interest in the Mistress Racing 4400 rig of Matt Burkett. What makes this unusual from the word go is the fact that it is a Twin Traction Beam front end and for one other reason. When I first watched Matt take the 49 up Chocolate Thunder during the Nitto Tire […]

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