Tom Nelson’s expertise with twin-turbo engines and other boosted applications is quite celebrated. Follow along as EngineLabs takes a tour of Nelson Racing Engines and learns a few of his secrets.
by Michael Harding on May 16, 2013
Choosing the right wheel was easy back in the 1970s, there were only a few to choose from. Today, there are literally thousands of wheels available, and we turned to American Racing for five of their popular styles, and through the magic of photo editing we were able to see how each looked on our 1971 Dart.
by Lindsey Fisher on May 15, 2013
What’s in a name? Whether it’s family ties, celebrities we adore or inspirational messages like Hope and Faith, what we choose to name individuals who are important to us, like our children and pets, always have some underlying reason behind them. The names we give our vehicles are no different.
Since the beginning of time, mankind has often asked – What does the future hold? We have spent countless hours picturing and guessing at what the future might be like in movies, novels, and in our own imaginations. But it seems that few people ever ask the question – What will the future of hot rodding be?
by Mike Alexander on May 14, 2013
Father / son projects tend to be the coolest – there’s no denying the bond that blood and machine can create when working together to bring childhood dreams to life. Marc and Perce Sapers built that bond along with the killer daily cruiser you see here – check it out right here!
Jay Leno brings you the awesome Plus 8, courtesy of Jason Len of XKs Unlimited. A powerhouse of a ride, at only 1800 lbs. with 275 hp, all in an aluminum and wood package!
by Don Creason on May 10, 2013
Maximum Velocity Performance owner Tracy Keller breaks 200 mph at the Texas Mile, goes for 9′s at the drag strip, and street drives this bad BOSS 302.
Check out this video of a “Hot Rod Farm” in New Jersey! Jim Rawa’s collection includes a Chevelle, a Lincoln Capri, and a bunch of Plymouth Furies, one of which is modeled after “Christine,” Stephen King’s demon car!
by Salvatore Alaimo on May 9, 2013
Nick Suckow of Wisconsin had owned his Charger from the time he was in high school in 1984 until 2008, when the blown Mopar was stolen from his home while Nick was on a trip in Las Vegas. Years later, it’s still unrecovered, with lasting memories captured on YouTube.
by Salvatore Alaimo on May 7, 2013
The History Channel celebrates American muscle as one of the world’s many marvels, and our featured episode of “Modern Marvels” chronicles our nation’s muscle car timeline, from the Chrysler 300C of the ’50s to the Six Pack, 440-stuffed Road Runners of the late ’60s. Muscle cars truly are amazing machines!
When it came time to really define the face of Chevy Hardcore, rebuilding an iconic nameplate for road racing was an obvious choice. Follow along as we prepare a pony car that was designed to conquer the Trans Am series, the Chevrolet Camaro. Our ’69 Camaro will be hitting the Pro-Touring and Autocross Circuits.
by Clifton Klaverweiden on May 3, 2013
Flowmaster’s Scavenger Series Elite Headers for classic and modern muscle cars are no joke. From ceramic coated stainless to scavenging velocity cones, to long tubes and 50-state legal shorties, these headers mean business. Follow along as we review the entire line-up and install a set on one of our shop cars.
by Matt Emery on May 3, 2013
When Galpin Auto Sports set out to make a track car in eight short weeks, the vehicle they chose was a 1968 Ranchero. With inspirations from the Shelby Mustang and a Boss 351 Cleveland engine, it’s a hit wherever it goes. Check it out inside.
We’re setting out to build our own version of the ROUSH Stage 3 Mustang. We’ll be taking the best parts from ROUSH Performance and several other manufacturers and combing them to create the ultimate daily driver capable of slaying cars that cost four-times as much on the street, strip, and road course.
by Michael Harding on May 2, 2013
Here we take a look at three musclecars submitted by readers like you. Each and every month we’ll post up Reader’s Wheels, and give all of our readers a look at what other people are driving. Want to see your car here? Check out the article to see how you can submit your car.
by Clifton Klaverweiden on May 2, 2013
Kelly Fromm’s wide-body Camaro isn’t just the most heavily modified ZL1 in America, or even just a 700 horsepower rolling work of art. It’s far more than that – it’s a bold statement paying tribute to all the men and women of our armed forces. Click here to get an inside look at Project Freedom Fighter…
When it comes to restorations, there’s meticulous and there’s Viau Motorsports. This restoration and performance shop builds winning Mopars and literally blows the rear doors off of their two-door sedans. Check inside to see what we mean.
by Salvatore Alaimo on April 25, 2013
Walt Austin of Tacoma, Washington brings us a Willys coupe that’s completely aluminum-bodied, while packing a blown HEMI under the aluminum hood. Not only a strong runner in a straight line, but Austin’s aluminum coupe makes use of Kirkham Motorsports’ suspension, making for a true winner all around!
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The Mustang II gets virtually zero respect within the performance community. Bret Behrens is the owner of one though that will command respect on the street or the track. Check out his V10 Mustang II build.
by Rick Seitz on April 18, 2013
Every year on the Friday following Thanksgiving, millions of people in this country camp out in front of their local department store or mall to take advantage of the apparent “good deals” to kick off the Christmas shopping season. Since we’re not interested in it, we decided to shoot this killer Z06 instead.