OK, so yesterday the OnAllCylinders staff showcased 10 of the most important automotive and industry news stories from 2022. These were articles that reflected breaking stories, vehicle reveals, and other industry news from the racing and automotive world.

Today though, since it’s New Year’s Eve, all bets are off as members of the OnAllCylinders staff just grabbed their favorite stories they covered all year—cool cars, interesting interviews, and other gearhead-focused stuff like that. Here’s what they came up with:

15 of Our Favorite OnAllCylinders Posts from 2022


Jan. 20, 2022 – How New Fuel Lines Solved a Decades-Old Idle Issue

vintage photograph of man riding 1970 honda cb350 motorcycle
(Image/Alan Sakalas)

Paul Sakalas takes you on a Honda CB350 troubleshooting journey that stretched over a quarter-century—it’s a must-read for Herman Melville fans.


Jan. 28, 2022 – Are You Still Installing Oil Pumps Right Out of The Box?

top view of the gerotor mechanism inside a ford mechanical engine oil pump
(Image/Jim Smart)

The humble oil pump is an often-overlooked aspect of a performance engine build.

Jim Smart explains why it shouldn’t be.


Feb. 11, 2022 – Hot Rod Meets Overlanding: Rodz by Ludwin’s 1936 Ford

1936 ford overlanding hot rod coupe in driveway
(Image/Rodz by Ludwin)

It’s not every day you see a 1936 Ford with a lift kit and rooftop tent, so Summit Racing’s PR guy Alan Rebescher had to get a closer look.


Mar. 13, 2022 – Pancho González: A Tennis Star & the 1950s Drag Racing Scene

pancho gonzalez works on a flathead ford engine in a vintage photograph
(Image/Greg Gonzales)

Part of the OnAllCylinders Podcast Series, we talk with the family of tennis superstar Pancho González to learn about his other passions: racing and hot rods.


Mar. 30, 2022Chevy 305 Small Block V8 Performance Upgrades

richard holdener installing a tpi intake manifold plenum on a chevy 305 small block v8 engine
(Image/Richard Holdener)

Why should 350s get all the love? Richard Holdener shows you how to put some giddayup into Chevy’s plucky 305 powerplant, complete with dyno results.


Apr. 15, 2022 – Summit Racing Builds a 1,000 HP, Twin-Turbo 6.0L LS Engine

1,000 horsepower ls engine on dyno for testing with red hot exhaust turbo manifold glowing
(Image/Summit Racing)

Well, we could tell you what “Project 1,000” is all about in a pithy blurb here…but that picture probably does it better.


Apr. 29, 2022 – So, You Think You Know How To Use The Gas Pedal?

randy pobst in Porsche race car on road course
(Image/Randy Pobst)

Professional racer and friend of OnAllCylinders Randy Pobst offers some real practical driving advice to your right foot.


May 4, 2022 – May the Ford Be With You

star wars day ford falcon banner
(Image/OnAllCylinders & Space Photo by Hristo Fidanov – Pexels)

In honor of “Star Wars Day,” OnAllCylinders staff writer and Jedi Apprentice Will Schertz got the chance to talk about his two favorite Falcons.


May 27, 2022 – The Most Underrated Engines of All Time (Says You)

pontiac inline sprint overhead cam engine in a 1966 pontiac tempest OHC

Summit Racing asked what the most underrated engines were of all time, and it sparked a really good debate. We collected your responses here.


Jun. 9, 2022 – 170+ MPH & Street Legal: Check Out This Cyclone Spoiler II

front quarter shot of a black mercury cyclone spoiler 2 land speed record car

We chatted with the owner of this street legal 1969 Mercury, just before he drove it up to Bonneville Speed Week to try to hit 200 mph!


Jul. 20, 2022 – Chris Nicula’s 1952 Chevy Suburban Carryall

side quarter shot of a customized 1952 chevy suburban carryall
(Image/Summit Racing – Todd Biss Productions)

Aaron Dolezal gave us the scoop on this amazing restomodded Chevy Suburban, plucked right from the pages of the Summit Racing catalog.


Aug. 10, 2022 – How the Automotive Industry Helped Influence Fender Guitars

composite image of an olympic white cadillac coupe and a fender duo sonic guitar

To commemorate Leo Fender’s birthday, we highlight some of the overlap between Fender guitar design and automobile evolution.


Oct. 10, 2022 – Ford 7.3L “Godzilla” Engine Spec Guide

(Image/Ford Performance Parts)

OnAllCylinders contributor Jeff Smith collected piles of vital engine data on Ford’s massive new pushrod V8 and put it all in a single place.


Nov. 2, 2022 – SEMA Feature: Cool Hand Customs’ 1978 Ford Pinto Wagon

ford pinto wagon restomod at SEMA 2022

While strolling the halls of the annual SEMA Show, this retro-rad Pinto caught the eye of David Fuller—and it’s easy to see why.


Nov. 28, 2022 – Last-Minute Engine Installation Tips

engine on hoist getting ready to install into a muscle car
(Image/Wayne Scraba)

A lot can happen in the final moments before dropping an engine into your project—and Wayne Scraba is there with some last-minute advice.


Do you have any other favorite OnAllCylinders articles you’d like to share? Or maybe some suggestions on topics, parts, or vehicles to cover next?

Drop us a line in the comments section below—and have a Happy New Year!