2014 Cruisin’ Nationals on BlacktopTV


Rolling to Santa Maria with the Mercifuls So Cal Spent the weekend celebrating the West Coast Kustoms’ Cruisin’ Nationals in Santa Maria, California. Be sure to subscribe to BlacktopTV on YouTube and get first hand news of new videos.

Sparks On All Eight


Installing An MSD Ignition System In Our ’56 Fairlane Story: T-Bone, Photos/Video: Billy Colombini, Blacktop Media Network Don’t you just love it when your car is running at its peak performance? For the past several weeks, though, the old 390 has…

Battling Heat Issues on a Harley


On our 2004 Harley-Davidson Road King sidecar rig, heat becomes a real issue. A couple of years ago we punched out the motor a bit and added high-compression heads at HB Hot Rods and Hogs. This mild build-up and the added weight…

Hemi Performance and Economy


Daily Driver Report – Programming Power with Hypertech Story by Hot Rod Hilda Hi everyone, this is Hilda, the Blacktop family adopted me from Angel City Pit Bulls and NKLA a couple of months ago and this is the first article I…

KC’s Paint Shop


Photos: Rich Pierce We recently stopped by KC’s Speed Shop to take some shots as well as to catch up with him and see what he’s been up to. KC Mathieu is his full name and is best known for…

Teen Drives a Vintage Racer


RUNNING HISTORY Teen driving sensation Courtney Crone drives Jim Gilliland’s 110 Offenhauser powered 1947 Kurtis-Kraft racecar at Irwindale Speedway. Courtney was trained by famed circle track driver Wally Pankratz. The car is available for purchase at Car Crazy Depot

Charge It!


When you are enjoying your classic car, one thing you don’t want to worry about is the battery. I have had all types of batteries in my ’56 Fairlane and other cars. Time to get a new battery so which…