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Giving Performance A Part Number!

Giving Performance A Part Number!

GM announces production of 69 COPO Camaros!

Chevrolet will build 69 COPO Camaros for 2012, the brand’s first purpose-built Camaro drag-racing specialty car designed to compete with the quickest in NHRA’s Stock Eliminator and Super Stock classes. National records for quarter-mile times in these contests are in the nine-second range. As such, the COPO Camaros are expected to be the quickest Camaro ever offered by Chevrolet.... more

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Andy Bolig - March 09, 2012 12:53 PM - Comments

Safer Stoppers

Safer Stoppers

Discs and a dual brake system at home in a weekend

Dave Elwell’s Bonneville Hardtop came stock with manual four-wheel drum brakes and 14-inch wheels. He wanted to upgrade the brake system with front discs and keep the stock rear drum brakes.... more

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Jerry Slattery & Associates - March 08, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Tough Choices

Tough Choices

Early Generation Style with Modern Dependability

David Semel had a dilemma. He wanted a Corvette, so the dilemma became which one. It’s not a decision that may be as easy as it could seem.... more

CORVETTE

Story Kevin Harper / Images Andy Bolig - March 08, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Goodguys to Feature Petty

Goodguys to Feature Petty

Stylish Modern Muscle on Display

Petty’s Garage, a high performance speed shop focused on building spectacular performance automobiles under the watchful eye of “The King” himself, will exhibit on the midway at nine Goodguys Rod & Custom Association events this... more

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Larry Jewett - March 05, 2012 11:35 AM - Comments

Hot Rodders of Tomorrow

Hot Rodders of Tomorrow

The New Year Starts

 The first competition of the 2012 Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Building Challenge was held last week. More than 20 teams were on hand to challenge the clock and possibly earn a shot at the national championship at the 2012 SEMA Show. Complete... more

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Larry Jewett - March 02, 2012 12:28 PM - Comments

Parts Shopper

Parts Shopper

Way Cool New Stuff

EFI Tuning DVDsGet practical advice and tips on how to tune your GM or Ford EFI system with these DVDs from Summit Racing. EFI tuning expert Greg Banish guides viewers through the various components, software and proper calibration techniques. In the... more

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Compiled by Eric Kaminsky - March 02, 2012 10:16 AM - Comments

The Watchdog

The Watchdog

Protecting the Rights of Consumers

While the political focus of the country is stretching the presidential primaries through the year, it can be business as usual for the legislative branch of government at the federal and state level.... more

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Larry Jewett - March 01, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

1965 Impala

1965 Impala

No Need For a Trailer

For the auto industry in the United States, 1965 was a great year. Sales were at record levels, the Ford Mustang was defining a completely new genre and both Ford and GM introduced full-size cars that were virtually all-new from bumper to bumper.... more

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Richard Truesdell - March 01, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Turnin’ And Burnin’

Turnin’ And Burnin’

Don’t overlook the importance of sticky tires and performance sway bars.

Most auto enthusiasts tend to measure speed in a straight line, while a small percentage will also give equal importance to the turns. Successfully negotiating a tight, hairpin turn at full gallop provides a thrill that is hard to beat.... more

MUSTANG

Ricardo Topete - March 01, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Rat Roast on DVD

Rat Roast on DVD

Garlits Tribute Available Soon

The Quarter Mile Foundation has announced that a 90-minute DVD video of the Don Garlits 80th Birthday “Rat Roast”, presented by the National Hot Rod Association, and benefitting the Quarter Mile Foundation, is in the editing stages. The DVDs... more

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Larry Jewett - March 01, 2012 08:00 AM - Comments