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Shiftin’ Gears Vol 02 Number 8 August 2018

Every month, Dream Giveaway Garage brings you a behind-the-scenes look at Dream Giveaway® grand-prizes, the charities that benefit from your donation, the companies that help us build the grand-prize cars, and the lucky winners!   Ending Soon: GTO Dream Giveaway®Giddy...

Shiftin’ Gears Vol 02 Number 7 July 2018

  Every month, Dream Giveaway Garage brings you a behind-the-scenes look at Dream Giveaway® grand-prizes, the charities that benefit from your donation, the companies that help us build the grand-prize cars, and the lucky winners!   Brand New: Mustang Dream Giveaway®...

Winner, Winner, Take the Jeep to Dinner

Lucky Guy Scores The Ultimate Jeep Winner, Winner! Take the Jeep to Dinner By Christopher R. Phillip The staff at Dream Giveaway Garage convened around a large conference table in Clearwater, Florida, last week to call the winner of the 2018 Ultimate Jeep Dream...

Hellcat Vs Viper

Hellcat vs. Viper The Good News Is You Can Enter to Win Both. By Christopher R. Phillip When was the last time you saw a Viper and a Hellcat together on the same racetrack? Probably never, right? So when Dream Giveaway Garage decided to bring out a 2017 Dodge Viper...

Old School Hemi Gauges Up Close

Did the Hemi-optioned 1970 Dodge Challengers get a different instrument panel than other Dodge Challengers that year? The answer is No!” Whether you ordered a 318ci engine, a 383ci engine, a 440ci engine or the top-dog 426ci Hemi, the standard instrument panel came...

GTO Trunk Space More Than an SUV Cargo Space?

GTO Trunk Space More Than an SUV Cargo Space? By Christopher R. Phillip One of the comments that the younger guys at Dream Giveaway Garage had when the 1965 Pontiac GTO arrived here for a giveaway was, “Man that muscle car has a big trunk.” That’s because today’s cars...

Why You Should Enter to Win a Restomod Corvette

Why You Should Enter to Win a Restomod By Christopher R. Phillip Raise your hand if you like the looks of a classic mid-1960s Corvette. Now lower your hand if you don’t like the aggravation that comes with driving around in 50-year old technology. Do you still have...

Be The King of Your Tool Kingdom

$10K of Tools. Of course, You’re In By Christopher R. Phillip Who wouldn’t want to put a specially selected assortment of over 400 power and hand tools, plus a 750 lb. tool cabinet and tool cart in his garage? That’s why Dream Giveaway Garage’s Ultimate Tool Dream...

Red Light Green Light. Red Key Black Key

A Very Special Key Unlocks Horsepower on the Dodge Hellcat By Christopher R. Phillip Five hundred or one-thousand horsepower? Which is better? If you’re driving, you might say 1,000 horsepower. But what if you loaned your grand-prize Dodge Challenger Hellcat, we call...

Exploring the Dodge Viper’s Digital Gauge Package

Exploring the Dodge Viper’s Digital Gauge Package By Christopher R. Phillip In a previous installment, we showed how the Dodge Challenger Hellcat uses digitally rendered gauges with an analog look and feel. Pretty cool stuff. How about the Dodge Viper? The good news...

Restored GTO Brings Home the Gold

  What Does It Take To Win The Gold? By Christopher R. Phillip You’ve likely seen restored vehicles with Gold-award certification? What exactly does that mean? In the classic-car hobby, a gold-award car is one that has been points-judged by a trained judge appointed...

Top of the Line Muscle for $3,800?

Is There Anything More Fun Than Window Sticker Shopping? Top of the Line Muscle for $3,800? By Christopher R. Phillip How much high performance does $3,800 buy? These days, not that much. Back in 1965, however, $3,800 could have bought for you a brand-new Pontiac GTO...

How Wide are the Dodge Viper’s Tires?

So How Wide are the Dodge Viper’s Tires? By Christopher R. Phillip In our previous installment, we measured the tire-tread width on a classic Dodge Challenger and a modern Hellcat. It was no surprise that the 2017 Challenger had the wider width at 10-inches. So this...

Shiftin’ Gears Vol 02 Number 6 June 2018

Every month, Dream Giveaway Garage brings you a behind-the-scenes look at Dream Giveaway® grand-prizes, the charities that benefit from your donation, the companies that help us build the grand-prize cars, and the lucky winners!   Ending Soon: Challenger Dream...

We Compare Dodge Challenger Tire Sizes Nearly 50 Years Apart

Tire Size in the Burnout Equation By Christopher R. Phillip Have muscle car tires changed that much over the last 50 years? We sure think so. To help us prove that point, we enlisted a 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T hemi car and a 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat, which we...

Learn Why the Dodge Viper has a 10-cylinder Engine

Learn Why the Dodge Viper has a 10-cylinder engine By Christopher R. Phillip V-8. V-8. V-8. If you’re a dyed-in-the-wool muscle car fanatic, there’s only one engine that floats your boat and that’s a V-8. Small Block. Big-block. Iron block. Aluminum block. As long as...

This Vintage Video Shows the Hemi in Action

Roar of the Hemi By Christopher R. Phillip These days, putting a classic Hemi-powered Dodge muscle car through a battery of brutal road tests in unthinkable. We’re content hearing the sound of the Hemi at idle or on a nice, comfortable cruise to a car show. But...

Dual-Purpose Jeep

Will Your New Jeep Be an On-Road or Off-Road Adventure? By Christopher R. Phillip With only seven days left to win the Ultimate Jeep, now’s the time to ponder this important question. Will your new Jeep be an on-road or off-road adventure? That’s the great thing about...

Tri-Power Explained

How Well Do You Know the Pontiac Tri-Power Carburetor System? By Christopher R. Phillip If you grew up in the 1960s, the sight of a Tri-Power carburetion system on a muscle car was a sure sign that serious performance hid under the hood. Cadillac, Oldsmobile Chevrolet...

Show Me the Corvettes

We Check in with the Grand Prize Cars of the 2018 Corvette Dream Giveaway By Christopher R. Phillip We sure do miss our grand-prize Corvettes, which are up at Lingenfelter Performance Engineering in Detroit, Michigan, getting ready for a slew of car shows this summer....

Limited Edition Viper Explained

What makes this 1 of 28 Dodge Viper Stand Out? By Christopher R. Phillip If you’ve ever been lucky enough to have a Dodge Viper in your garage (most of us haven’t), you know how special the two-seat speed machine is. For the rest of us, we’ve had to carry on in our...

Jump on this Jeeptacular Opportunity

Two Weeks Left to Bring Home the Ultimate Jeep By Christopher R. Phillip With only two weeks left to win 1 of 2 Black Armor Jeep Wranglers in the entire world, now’s a great time for us to remind you of what makes Dream Giveaway Garage’s grand-prize Jeep so...

Zone Offense – Learn What A Zone Car Is

Never intended for a dealer or customer, this Zone Car Classic GTO is Extremely Rare By Christopher R. Phillip If you are the second or subsequent owner of a classic muscle car, your ride likely falls into one of two broad categories. It could be a dealer-ordered...