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Rear disc brake conversion on a 1967 Mustang

Rear disc brake conversion on a 1967 Mustang

Currie's rear disc brake conversion kit provides lots of “whoa” in a small package.

If there’s one area where newer cars have a significant performance advantage over older cars, it’s braking. They not only stop in a shorter distance, but with greater stability and less fade, etc., during repeated use.... more

MUSTANG

Frank Bohanan - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Rebuilding A Pontiac fuel pump

Rebuilding A Pontiac fuel pump

When rebuilding the original is the best way to go

A multitude of decisions are required in the restoration of any classic or muscle car. In most cases, the decision to rebuild individual parts rather than replace them is often the best in the interest of correctness and/or originality, which follows the real definition of a true “restoration”.... more

CLASSICS

Jim Black - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

1969 Ford Fairlane Cobra

1969 Ford Fairlane Cobra

Mixing a racing heritage with period-correct enhancements

Larry and Lynn Slevin had one rule: maintain the simple sleeper look of a 1969 Fairlane while resurrecting the mystique of a Cobra.... more

CLASSICS

Al Rogers - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Installing an MTI Racing Speed Shifter in a C5

Installing an MTI Racing Speed Shifter in a C5

Installing an MTI Racing C5/C6 6-speed super-stout transmission

Unless you live near an Autobahn in Germany, racing your Corvette on the street is almost impossible as well as illegal. This is one of the main reasons that track days have grown in popularity around the country.... more

CORVETTE

Walt Thurn - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Installing an LS engine into a second-gen Camaro Z28

Installing an LS engine into a second-gen Camaro Z28

Painlessly swapping a Gen-III engine into a Gen-II F-body.

Painless Performance Products, LLC has just released their new fully integrated fuel injection and chassis harness designed to fit any GM car or truck from 1955 to 1986. it must be used in conjunction with GM’s LS1 to LS6 small-block V-8 engines and corresponding GM 4L60E four-speed electronic overdrive transmission.... more

GM

Bob McClurg - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Swing N Sting 1971 Dart engine rebuild begins

Swing N Sting 1971 Dart engine rebuild begins

The Swing ’n Sting Engine 318 Program Goes Into High Gear

There are a lot of options available when you decide to begin building horsepower, but everyone will tell you it’s the overall combination that makes a difference. We have already made several changes to the Swing ’n Sting Dart, but it was now going to be important that we piece together what will work.... more

MOPAR

John and Geoff Stunkard - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Installing a Procharger supercharger on a 2011 5.0 Mustang

Installing a Procharger supercharger on a 2011 5.0 Mustang

Transforming a 5-liter powered pony into a stallion

Back in the day, 5.0 Mustangs ruled the streets. Eventually, Ford ditched the 5.0L pushrod motor in favor of the 4.6L motor, which carried on Mustang’s proud heritage admirably. Ford tweaked the 4.6L to near perfection over 14 years of faithful service in the Mustang, but ultimately came to the conclusion that bigger was better.... more

MUSTANG

Ricardo Topete - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

5.7 Bolt-ons

5.7 Bolt-ons

A real-world test of simple solutions for more power

Todd Kravitz has a stock 2007 Dodge Charger he uses as his daily transportation. The 5.7 Hemi was mechanically untouched before today and we decided to take him to the track and make a few changes with the help from ShopHemi.com.... more

MOPAR

Dave Verna - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Building a Corvette Family

Building a Corvette Family

Some families find good Corvettes, some Corvettes find good families.

It all started on a warm July day in 1960. That’s when the Corvette assembly plant in St. Louis, Missouri, was building a Corvette for a fellow GM employee at Pontiac Motor Division’s Pressed Metal Plant No. 14 in Pontiac, Michigan.... more

CORVETTE

Andy Bolig - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Battling the Big Boys

Battling the Big Boys

The ’31 Hupmobile Could Hold Its Own

History tells us the car was named for its designer, Robert Hupp, who had a storied automotive career before going out on his own. He first worked for REO and Ford before setting up his own company (the Hupp Motor Co.) in 1908, which would produce cars for the next 32 years.... more

CLASSICS

Bill Holder - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments