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C1 Corvette Rear Leaf Spring R&R

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Original C1 Corvette rear springs were made with spring steel with a groove in the bottom side of each spring leaf. This grooved steel has not been produced since the mid-’60s, so the original-style springs with the groove can no longer be made. This predicament could bring many restorations to a standstill, however...
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240SX LS2 Power Swap

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Blane Burnett is a keen observer of the performance potential lurking in untapped sources. He knew the Nissan 240SX was ripe for cultivating a multi-capable performance machine suitable for drag racing, autocrossing and the street with an LS2 engine swap that put 400+ horses under the hood...
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Lumin8: V8 Powered 1993 Lumina Z/34

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The Lumin8 Chevy Lumina makes a stunning street car with V8 power. Not an engine swap per se, but a radical body and chassis swap that creates a V8 powered Chevy Lumina with plenty of street prowess and hot rodding ingenuity...
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Summit Racing’s 50th Anniversary Salute

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Summit Racing is one of the most recognized names in the high-performance industry; eclipsing all other high-performance retailers by a wide margin. Literally, millions of high-performance cars, trucks, hot rods and race cars have been...
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Direct Injection Piston Damage? Could Be Your Oil

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Low Speed Pre-Ignition or LSPI is a previously unrecognized combustion anomaly that leads to severe engine damage on late model turbocharged engines operating at low engine speeds and high loading. Driven Racing Oils teamed with a major laboratory to...
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Ford Introduces 2019 Mustang Bullet

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As a special-edition model due out this summer – the all-new Mustang Bullitt is equipped with a manual transmission, and the gear shifter features a white cue ball shift knob as a nod to the original. The vehicle packages all Mustang GT Premium and Performance Package content into a...
Currie 68-72-A-Body 12-bolt

Bulletproofing a Chevelle 12-bolt with Currie Enterprises

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Many muscle car and restomod enthusiasts want to keep their rides as original as possible right down to the rear axle assembly. Follow along as Currie Enterprises assembles a modernized, disc brake equipped GM 12-bolt rearend for a 64-72 GM A-body.
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Cammer Powered Doomsday Galaxie

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Quite a departure from your standard tunnel rams and roots blower combinations typical of Pro Street rides, but every bit as businesslike; Ring's Galaxie 500 packs death star power potential wrapped in galactic black and silver trim.
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LS3, 6-speed 1985 Fiero Swap

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Here's a 1985 Fiero SE that has been retrofitted with an LS3 430hp Corvette engine and 6-speed manual transmission for the ultimate in small car engine swap performance. A professionally done swap that looks almost factory and runs like a rocket. The power to weight ratio on this baby is pretty favorable...

482ci Doomsday Cammer Twin Turbo Galaxie

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Part Two: The '64 Galaxie orbits on the fringe of automotive performance circles but it morphs to a more formidable posture with a 482ci Ford Cammer that takes its marching orders from a pair of Precision turbochargers designed to rewrite the Pro Street playbook...
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Coyote Powered ’63 Ford Falcon

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Tom Neal really likes Ford Coyote engines. He puts one in everything he builds. His 1963 Ford Falcon replica stock car is a perfect example of home building a muscled up supercar with all the power and performance you could ask for. THe Coyote crate motor and 5-speed transmission are a perfect match for...
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Danny Pittman’s V8 Swap Pro Street Opel GT

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Danny and Lisa Pittman's 1971 Pro Street Opel GT is visually stunning from any angle. The Pro Street theme recalls the glory days of Opel GT's in Modified Eliminator and makes its own performance statement on the street. It's a true testament to Danny's keen...
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LS Powered Pro Street Vega Swap

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Frank Killam's super clean Pro Street '72 Vega reminds us why you just can't find a Chevy Vega anymore. They have all been turned into drag racers, street machines or tubbed-out Pro Street machines. Bones Fabrication fit the car with a 440ci Mast Motorsports LSX engine and TCI full-manual 4L80 trans with trans-brake and...
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A Triumph GT6 with LS Street Muscle

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Jon Cook's contribution to the melting pot of hot rodding lore evolved from a tired Triumph GT6 to a wicked fast, all aluminum-motored street prowler that will put a grin on any riders face. With a more than 400% power increase and the car's light weight, this is one fast and...
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2018 ZL1 Camaro Rocks the Nurburgring

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The all-new 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE took on the Green Hell and clocked in at an impressive 7:16.04, making it the fastest Camaro to ever lap the famed German track. These are serious bragging rights and they rank the Camaro right up there with some of the most capable...
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Beyond the Crate Corvette Gets Shocks and Brakes

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A brake upgrade with Baer Brakes Eradispeed rotors and pads put some real bite into the Corvette's stopping power. The Baer Brakes are complemented by QA1 single adjustable street performance shock that can be adjusted for street or drag racing...
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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Powertrain Fact Sheet

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Here are all the latest detailed specs for the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon engine and drivetrain. These are the latest figures released by Chrysler. The Demon's 840 bhp (626 kW) is developed at 6,300 rpm with 770 lb.-ft (1,044 N•m) at 4,500 rpm...
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2018 Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody Brings the Heat

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The new 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody rounds out Dodge’s strongest muscle car lineup in history by answering anxious enthusiasts who have been clamoring for a factory-production Hellcat with even more grip than the standard Hellcat...
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2018 Dodge Challenger Demon SRT: The 840 HP Nuclear Option

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Dodge has successfully out-muscled it domestic competitors with a preemptive strike designed to neutralize their performance car programs. Dodge set just two primary goals for its new supercar from hell: 9 second quarter mile times and wheels up launches. The 840 HP...
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Racing the NMCA-West with Our Low Buck Corvette

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We entered our Low Buck "Beyond the Crate" supercar in the True Street division of the National Muscle Car Association's Springnationals at the Auto Club Dragway in Fontana and came away with a great performance and a lot of new friends with common interests.
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Energy Suspension C4 Corvette Upgrade

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The cure for our Corvette's mushy suspension was a clear cut path to Energy Suspension in San Clemente, California for a full suspension upgrade with their polyurethane bushing Corvette Hyper Flex Master Kit PN 3-18122 for 1985-95 Corvettes.
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A Hilborn Injected, 392ci Hemi T-Bird Sleeper

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Bad ass hot rods don't always have to be the fastest, loudest or most expensive cars. The best ones typically combine a performance engine swap, the right stance with appropriate wheels and tires, good paint and the proper sound. By that measure, Tom Curnow's Hemi powered

Affordable Corvette Supercar: Beyond the Crate II

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A 1995 C4 Corvette is one of the sexiest and most affordable supercars you can buy. They are available from 5-7K and they are already equipped with a fuel injected LT1 engine and a very competitive handling package. With the possible exception of wheels and tires...

All New Terminator Stealth EFI from Holley

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Holley Performance Products is pleased to announce its all-new Terminator Stealth EFI, which provides the classic, traditional look of a carburetor with all the tunability and drivability of electronic fuel injection. Terminator EFI will support any engine with a...

Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016

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The future of motorsports remains in jeopardy! The Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act is critical to protecting the industry. Congressional action is the only way to guarantee that street vehicles can continue to be modified for the track well into...