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Street Legal TV’s Top Ten “Most Viewed” Articles From 2015

We all love a good story, and sometimes we love them enough to share with our friends, family, car buddies, other gearheads, and so on. Here's our list of the Top Ten Stories of 2015 ranked by page views. Read More

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Growing Up Hot Rod: Memories From My Dad’s Garage

Our managing editor, Tina Vervoorn, shares a personal retrospective of lessons learned growing up hot rod and learning about cars, life, love, marriage, and loss in her dad's garage. Read More

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Don’t Get Screwed: Tips For Buying The Right Musclecar

If you are planning to buy your first musclecar — or even your second or third, there are many ways to get burned in the process. Check out our guidelines to help you get the best bang for your buck. Read More

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Street Legal Scene: Paul Walker’s Father Sues Porsche Over Accident

The third lawsuit has been filed against Porsche, claiming it is to blame for the deaths of Paul Walker and business partner Roger Rodas. Porsche claims that excessive speed, not faulty equipment, is to blame. Read More

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Driving A ChampTruck At PIR Was More Fun Than I Had Ever Expected

Racing a ChampTruck was one of the most exciting automotive adventures I've ever had. Click through to see what it was like to drive one of these beasts; you'll want to get started as soon as you can! Read More

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With The Demise Of Speed Shops, Where Do Gear Heads Find Information

Speed shops used to exist in the gasoline alley of every town and city in the nation. Today, the traditional speed shop is gone, which leaves us to question where auto enthusiasts go today for performance questions? Read More

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What Does The Smog Law Really Mean – Can $200 Save Us From Failing?

Very few people in California are fond of the Smog Check program. New legislation that has been proposed suggests that a $200 abatement fee can be paid in lieu of passing a smog test. But there are conditions. Read More

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Music Video: He Drove His Chevy To The Levee, The Day The Music Died

Ask any gearhead to quote a line from the hit song American Pie and they'll probably mention a Chevy and a levee. February 3, 1959, is known as the day the music died, but Don McLean's hit will keep us all singing. Read More

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The 2015 Corvette Z06: Is it Enough?

The C7 Z06 is being asked to carry the mantle of both track toy and supercar - does the latest, greatest Chevy have shoulders broad enough for the task? Read More

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Taking A Look In The Rear View Mirror: Our Top Ten Stories From 2014

Although we're always trying to look forward and provide the best news and features, sometimes it doesn't hurt to take a look back and see what our readers liked the most from last year. Here's the Top 10 from 2014. Read More

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“Why I Sold My Camaro, & Bought An Electric Car” – A Fairy Tale

Electric cars have a place in the wide world of enthusiast vehicles, but if they're ever to become truly mainstream choices for car buyers, they'll have to stand on their own, real merits, not straw-man arguments. Read More

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Video: Facts & Figures With The Hellcat Hemi: Ain’t Jealousy A Bitch

Hellcat this, Hellcat that. It's enough to make a blue oval or bowtie fan cringe with animosity. But instead of crying foul and hurling insults, we should embrace the fact that the horsepower wars are on again! Read More

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Behind the Wheel: A Wet and Wild Track Day with the Camaro Z/28

Sometimes you learn the most when things don't go exactly the way you planned... Find out what happens when you put a writer behind the wheel of Chevy's most race-ready Camaro ever, in the pouring rain. Read More

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Video: Hellcat, ZL1, GT500 – Let The Horsepower Wars Begin (Again)!

In the 1970s, we loved our musclecars. In the 1980s, not so much muscle. In the 1990s? Most of us watched football. But now, we have musclecar wars again. And the Hellcat Challenger has been priced at just $59,995! Read More

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The Stingray Diaries: One Week with a Loaner C7

We spent a week behind the wheel of a new 2014 Corvette - here's what we thought... Read More

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TECH5: VP Racing Fuels’ Jason Rueckert Educates Us On VP’s X16 Fuel

Racing fuel is formulated specifically for certain applications, and X16 is VP's newest 116-octane fuel. VP Racing Fuels' Jason Rueckert explains the applications where it works well and more inside. Read More

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