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1970 AMC AMX

1970 AMC AMX

IT’S AS REAL AS A CAR CAN BE

Glenn McKenzie is committed to American motors cars, and he is especially committed to this one. McKenzie has seen 30 AMC products come and go while he has owned this one, but he’s never been tempted to sell.... more

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Story Larry Jewett - Images Bill Erdman - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Women of Mopar

Women of Mopar

The female side of the Pentastar

Shelley Bowman... more

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Story Dave Verna - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Rosso Means Red on Italian 1979 Corvette

Rosso Means Red on Italian 1979 Corvette

RIDING WITH PIER PAOLO LUCARONI THROUGH ITALY IN HIS 1979 CORVETTE

The rumbling of the race-prepped V-8 is deafening as we pass the turn for Maranello on the right. Our Italian friend Pier Paolo Lucaroni is in his bright red 1979 modified Corvette. “In Italy, we have Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati. All are very fast cars, but the music of the Ferrari engine is more like a soprano. While the Corvette with its American V-8 is a tenor, it is much deeper and warmer.” ... more

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Story Jeffrey Conger - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Custom-built 1973 Plymouth 'Cuda

Custom-built 1973 Plymouth 'Cuda

A KILLER ’CUDA DISH AS HOT AS IT IS GOOD!

The 1973 Plymouth ’Cuda was never optioned with a Hemi, which was due to the trifecta of performance-crippling gas shortages, huge insurance rates and chokehold-type fuel economy standards. ... more

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Story Eric McClellan - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Installing gauge faces in a 1964 Plymouth

Installing gauge faces in a 1964 Plymouth

Brightening and whitening an A-body’s gauge pod

Well, I’m getting pretty far along on the hard, dusty trail of a full-blown restoration on my little A-body Barracuda.... more

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Story Scott Lachenauer - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Mother-Daughter Mopar Shootout

Mother-Daughter Mopar Shootout

A MOTHER & DAUGHTER-IN-LAW COMBINATION THAT’S TOUGH TO BEAT!

Say hello to the Gibson family – Jim, Linda, Jimmy and Tammy. We can honestly say it’s a family affair that keeps these two ladies going down the strip. Father Jim and son Jimmy do all the engine work on both cars, and Jimmy does double duty as paint and body man when needed.... more

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Story Dave Verna - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

How to pour Babbitt bearings

How to pour Babbitt bearings

When rebuilding an engine meant pouring molten metal

In our modern world of automotive engineering, most of us can identify with main and rod bearings being referred to as inserts. They are comprised of two bearing halves (upper and lower) that simply insert into an engine block, connecting rod or rod cap.... more

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Story Earl Duty - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Installing an aftermarket GM A/C system

Installing an aftermarket GM A/C system

Putting the cool out front and the problems behind

Under-hood accessories have come a long way from the couple of aftermarket valve cover choices we had available early on.... more

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Story Chris Petris - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Modifying a late-model Hemi engine

Modifying a late-model Hemi engine

Livernois Motorsports’ range of late-model performance parts gives enthusiasts a leg up on the General’s troops and the Blue Oval boys

For die-hard Mopar enthusiasts, the advent of the third-generation Hemi has been a source of joy and frustration.... more

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Story Barry Kluczyk - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments