When designing your project’s theme, sometimes it’s hard to get everything perfected, and in the past we were left choosing off-the-shelf parts. With Auto Meter’s CustomShop lineup, that’s no longer the case.
by Jake Headlee on September 19, 2013
by Lindsey Fisher on August 22, 2013
For over 30 years, Classic Instruments has offered the latest and greatest technology when it comes to the instrumentation sector of the automotive industry. But beyond that, Classic has also changed the face of str
by Clifton Klaverweiden on August 1, 2013
When it comes to muscle cars there are both good noises and bad noises. Follow along as we treat our 1971 Nova – Project Swinger – to a full regimen of Dynamat Xtreme using their pre-cut Custom Cut kits to keep vibrations and resonance out, while letting us better hear all the sounds we do want to hear.
by Don Creason on June 10, 2013
We not only upgrade and update Project Rehab’s interior, but we also completely change the color. With the help of LateModelRestoration.com, Rehab is now a car that we can actually enjoy driving. We show you how it’s done inside!
Longtime readers of our magazine are well aware that we’ve been keeping busy with our 1971 Nova, Project Swinger. We recently brought you the last two updates regarding our exterior trim and getting our LSA engine running, so now it’s time we tackle the interior installation.
by Jim Smart on December 24, 2012
We like Lokar’s billet aluminum throttle pedal assembly for classic 1965-70 Mustangs. It looks fabulous and functions very well because it completely replaces your Mustang’s factory-installed throttle linkage with crisp cable function and light throttle effort.
by Sean Haggai on December 20, 2012
Dakota Digital’s Vehicle Hybrid Instrument System (VHX) represents the latest electronic dashboard with the ultimate in driver information. No doubt, there’s a surplus of options at your fingertips to keep an eye on engine stats. But what if you could get most of what you needed in one easy-to-read display?
by Jim Smart on June 6, 2012
Leather might not have been in the budget price when it came to purchasing your new vehicle. Luckily, companies like Katzkin make it easy to install an OEM-quality leather interior package into a late-model vehicle.
by Kevin Shaw on April 20, 2012
Completing the interior of our ’69 Dodge Charger R/T – Killer Kong – was only half of the job; we still had the dashboard to complete. With some finesse, some skillful craftsmanship and a lot of help from some industry friends, our Mopar’s dash is looking top notch!
by Kevin Shaw on March 30, 2012
Our perennial project Mopar, “Killer Kong” is coming together pretty nicely now that we’ve gathered some of the coolest stuff the aftermarket offers to put together a stock-but-not interior package that is as clean and simple as it is beautiful to look at.
by Sean Haggai on November 18, 2011
Project Swinger is nearly up and running. This month we update you on its interior, more specifically, it’s all digital hardware from Dakota Digital. This all-in-one unit supplies the driver with every running feature via included sensors and easy-to-read display. We’ve got the update here, check it out!
by Lindsey Fisher on October 20, 2011
We know you’re waiting to see what Project Swinger looks like since she’s been painted, but we aren’t quite ready to let you in on that little secret. However, we do have some eye candy for you, giving you a sneak peak into what the interior of our pro-touring Nova is going to look like.
Today we install the new Dakota Digital VHX Gauges into our factory dash of our ’69 Camaro – Orange Crusher. Advertised as “The Future of Traditional”, the VHX gauges are a modern throwback to the older analog gauges of years past. Check out how easy it is to install the VHX gauges here.
by Kevin Shaw on September 30, 2011
Today’s plastics and rubber is embedded with new age polymers that resist aging, cracking and discoloring far longer than those from over 40 years ago. These polymers also improve elasticity in softer contact points – like body bumpers and weatherstripping – and will maintain that pliability over the years.
by Shane McGlaun on August 1, 2011
Project 666 gets fitted with new Kirkey racing seats, Holcomb seat brackets, a lightweight race steering column, and more in the latest round of upgrades to our ten-second quarter mile screamer.
by Kevin Shaw on June 7, 2011
As we’ve mentioned before, Killer Kong, our ‘69 Dodge Charger was everything but an R/T, meaning it came equipped with Chrysler’s smallest big block, the 290hp 383 B-Block, a floor-shifted Torqueflite 727 automatic and a 3.23-cogged 8 3/4 rear. In the cabin, the T7 Copper B-Body was optioned with the additional interior light package, center [...]
by Andrew Wolf on March 15, 2011
With our subframe and rack and pinion box in place, we just needed to finish up the rest of the steering system before we could check this part of our project off the to-do list. And so we called upon our good friends at Flaming River to supply us with some of their industry-renowned components for our buildup.
by Paul Huizenga on March 15, 2011
Along with the OEM airbag module, the Revolution wheel also retains all the factory switchgear, so in addition to keeping the factory safety device, you won’t lose any convenience either. What you end up with is a steering wheel that looks and feels completely different without any compromises in functionality.
by Andrew Wolf on February 14, 2011
Our Project “MaxStreet” 1966 Chevy II has been nearly eight months in the making here in the powerTV garage, and to say that we’re itching to get the old girl out and stretch her legs a little would be an understatement. With our suspension modernization project nearly complete, we’re close to taking that step.
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by Bobby Kimbrough on June 14, 2010
In this segment we are going to be replacing the rusted floor pan on our project car with some quality floorpan restoration parts from Classic Industries in our very hot, Southern California PowerTV garage.