Best of the 1A Auto Blog 2010

Over the course of 2010, we had some pretty funny, interesting, educational, and inspirational blogs on here. Today, I’m posting up my favorite 17 blogs. Yeap. Seventeen. Anyway…. Which were your fav’s?

Slow Motion: AWD Launching Edition
Rad Previa Van: Let
Monday = AWD Mitsubishi Turbo Dune Buggy
My Favorite Twin Turbo 4.6L Mustang
Oh Turbo Meyers Manx, You So Crazy…..
The Engine That You Have Never Seen
Miss Belvedere, What Happened?
WUT: I Think Your Camber May Be Slightly Off
Hydraulic Clutches Are Just Better, So I Swapped It.
Animals & Cars: A Friendly Photo Collage
Why Is The 9/10ths Necessary When Buying Gas?
Seriously. Just Throw Your Clothes Away.
Car Wrecks From the 1920′s and 1930′s
Top 3 Most Awesome Ways to Destroy Your Engine
If Coolness were Land Mass, This Engine would be the Louisiana Purchase.
The Sweetest Car Collection….. in the Woods.
This is a Cow Riding On A Firebird.

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Slow Motion: AWD Launching Edition

AWD DSM Launches in Slow Motion

When watching drag racing, the last thing that’s on your mind is what the race would look like in slow motion.  Luckily, there are people out there that are thinking about this, and even capture it on video for people like us to enjoy.  On YouTube there are dozens of slow motion videos of rear wheel drive cars launching, which is pretty cool, but I find all wheel drive to be more interesting.

You can actually see the transfer case putting in work.  First, the front wheels start to slip, then the power is transferred to the rear, which often slips, and then back to the front it goes again. It is an amazing seesaw of power within a blink of an eye.  Focus on the spinning of the front and rear wheels vs. the distance the car travels for total amazement. Oh, and yes……… this is why stuff breaks.


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