Mach 40


Mach 40


Mach 40


Mach 40


Mach 40


Mach 40


Mach 40

The Mach 40 Results From Affair Between Mustang Mach 1 And Ford GT

JUN 20, 2018 at 9:17AM

By: Chris Bruce

Mix one part 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 and the engine from a Ford GT; then add 11,000 man-hours of work.

Taking a 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 and adding design cues from the 2005-2006 Ford GT doesn’t seem like an idea that should work. They’re great things separately, but combining a classic muscle car and retro-tinged supercar just sounds weird. However, the team at Eckert’s Rod & Custom spent three years and 11,000 man hours to make this weird amalgamation into a reality. The result that the shop dubbed the Mach 40 came out great.

The team started with a beat-up ‘69 Mustang Mach 1 that was essentially just a rolling shell. From there, the builders created a new, extended chassis to create enough room behind the driver to mount a 5.4-liter supercharged V8 from a wrecked GT. The machine required extensive fabrication, including creating a clamshell rear deck and creating a new suspension setup taking into account the mid-mounted engine. Plus, there was the complex task of making sure there was adequate cooling for the new powerplant.

The shop also took the time to give the engine some more grunt by replacing the stock 2.4-liter supercharger with a 4.0-liter unit from Whipple. A dyno run at the end of the video shows the vehicle producing 660 horsepower (492 kilowatts) and 580 pound-feet (786 Newton-meters) of torque at the wheels – a big upgrade over the GT’s factory rating of 550 hp (410 kW) 500 lb-ft (678 Nm). The builders also have a dial in the cabin for tweaking the ECU to boost the output to 850 hp (634 kW).

The cabin has a very retro look. The driver grips a dished steering wheel and looks at four circular gauge pods. There isn’t a modern infotainment system, and the radio is hidden. A mix of red and black leather upholsters the interior. A glass panel separates occupants from the engine, but it’s still likely plenty loud in there with the engine just a few inches away from their ears.

Source: DIY Garage via YouTube (NOTE: Seems to be broken.)

Damn, doesn’t this thing just captivate your mind ?



Really Naughty Things

Are you ready to treat your love right? Don’t be late … it’s a very important date!

Get an extra-special gift at my ab fab toy store, Really Naughty Things and we’ll all win! Yee Haa!

Bless you all!



nk sound


Is this gear heaven? 💦💦 – NK Sound Tonyo, @kingneeraj via @rupert_neve – it’s the world’s largest 5088 neve console installed in here.

[I am assuming that Tonyo is really Tokyo.]


capitol studios


Shooting with @stevegenewick at the legendary @capitolstudios today with @proaudioculture – talking all things.





Gaze upon this gorgeous creature.

I do and it makes me wish I wasn’t so totally, 100%, clueless.

I’ve only had brief encounters, and those weren’t for love, no, they were just for my tongue. It’s been decades. Long, awful decades of nothingness. I have no social skills. None. And even less with God’s most desirable…

And, I imagine, so it will remain.

Until I blow my head off…



place of worship

I desperately want this vision of deliciously delectable perfection to be what I gaze upon every waking minute of my life from the here and now onwards to eternity. …The ultimate place of worship.

This is the absolute truth.

God’s curse on my Soul won’t let there be any chance of it happening, though, this I know.

But I can dream.



Hillary Klug – Picked Up A Hammer

hillary klug
Hillary Klug
Dec 28, 2019

hillaryklug.com Hillary Klug sings, dances, and fiddles at the same time! This song is called “Picked up a Hammer,” and it’s from the Appalachian tradition.

“I filmed this video at Thomas Maupin’s farm. Thomas is my hero and dance mentor, and he’s like family to me. Even though we’re not related, we’ve enjoyed a grandparent/grandchild type relationship. I’m so thankful to have him and his wife in my life. This song is very weird, and that’s why I like it. It’s crooked, and the words are redneck. I think it’s fitting for my weird fiddle/dance/vocal style. Hah. I wanted to do a video with live audio because a lot of subscribers were asking for more videos like that. I hope y’all enjoy it, and I’ll be sure to post more of a balance of live and professional videos in the future! Let me know what you think! And if you have any other suggestions or requests, let me know in the comments below!”
-Hillary Klug

Here’s the link to Hillary’s “Patreon” page: www.patreon.com/hillaryklug
Here’s the link to Hillary’s “Fan Subscriptions” page: www.facebook.com/FiddleAndDan… Instagram: @hillaryklug www.facebook.com/FiddleAndDance/ hillaryklug.com
Video Credit: Tyler Follon vimeo.com/videotyler Instagram: @videotyler

OMG I am in love!!! So talented… so cute… oh Lordy!



2018 Blind Willie McTell Festival. By John Kirkland

A great shot of our sweet Samantha performing at the 2018 Blind Willie McTell Festival.

Photo by John Kirkland




A beautiful IV-S equipped with a custom made replacement for the QGB reel adapter.

It is so pleasing to see this piece engineered and offered to those lucky enough to have a Nagra, as the QGB is nowadays rare and pricey.

Oh, Lord, how I wish I was among them, but poverty rules here, sadly.



start em young

Because music is the food of Love.

The world needs Love.

But remember … Ear Protection!

We can go to te Moon, but we can’t fix ears!



Samantha Fish PBS Special Episode 11

Sandy Curry
Jan 8, 2020

Most Awesome Older Footage Of Samantha Fish from PBS.

Just in via our Frank!

An hour of Sammi!











Marina Laswick Photographer Trung Nguyen







Lotta for VS

Lotta for VS

Lotta for VS

Lotta for VS







Monique Jade L

Monique Jade L

Franceska Fournier

Franceska Fournier

Women are to be adored.





It’s elegant. And sounds so good.

a77 mkiv

Timeless, this icon is. Lookin’ simply gorgeous over here with those sexy blue reels.

ReVox A77 MKIV by Willi Studer.

I lust for a PR99…



1969 Mercedes-Benz C-111


🔸1969 Mercedes-Benz C-111🔸

We call it a concept car, though Mercedes would term it a research vehicle. First unveiled in 1969, the gull-winged wonder sported a 280bhp three-rotor Wankel engine. In 1970 a refreshed car was wheeled out with a four-rotor powerplant then in 1978 an all-new car emerged, with diesel power, as pictured.

Extremely aerodynamic, as a diesel it broke a speed record for that fuel of 200mph in 1978, and a year later with a 4.8-litre petrol V8 it achieved the extraordinary average lap speed of 251mph.

A total of 16 cars were produced.

I’ve been in mad love with the C-111 from the instant I saw it. An incredible automobile.



courtney love

This must have been an amazing concert…

Hole – Big Day Out 1999 – FULL CONCERT

Facundo Quijada
Jul 5, 2013

Hole live at the 1999 Big Day Out Festival in Sydney, Australia.
1. Violet/Pale Blue Eyes [01:13]
2. Awful [06:11]
3. Pretty on the Inside [10:16]
4. Heaven Tonight [11:43]
5. Malibu [15:53]
6. Miss World [22:25]
7. Bittersweet (Hoodoo Gurus cover) [27:03]
8. Doll Parts [31:34]
9. Boys on the Radio [35:42]
10. She Walks on Me/Biggest Scar [42:44]
11. Northern Star [49:10]
12. Paradise City (Guns N’ Roses cover) [55:32]
13. Celebrity Skin [1:01:11]

Courtney Love – vocals, rhythm guitar
Eric Erlandson – lead guitar
Melissa Auf der Maur – bass, backing vocals
Samantha Maloney – drums


Courtney Love – Hole live at Big Day Out 1/9



Aug 4, 2011



Ahhh, Courtney…

Damn YouTube censors.

It’s OK to show us bombing babies, but, bewbeez are bad? Thats insane.










And this is the GT350R I just configured at the Ford site.

Who would have ever thought a Mustang would come in at just shy of $78,000.00 and be worth every penny? Ha!