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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

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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

Alan's 'Vette

Alan's 'Vette

An enthusiast’s journey at making a shark his own

We’ve all heard it said that we really don’t own our Corvettes and muscle cars and that we’re actually just the caretakers until they are passed on to the next wide-eyed and excited enthusiast.... more

CORVETTE

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

Do the TIGHTEN UP

Do the TIGHTEN UP

Foundational improvements on a C4 coupe's chassis

Corvette therapy; it is accomplished by either lowering the top on your Corvette convertible or removing the roof panel on the coupe (if so equipped). Point your machine in the direction of your favorite two-lane twisty road, crank up the tunes and drive on! What a great way to relieve the stress of a hectic work week.... more

GENERAL

Ron Warren - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Geary Roberts' Private Collection

Geary Roberts' Private Collection

Bringing Together Some Classics

Geary Roberts, an automobile body shop craftsman, retired a couple of years ago from building late model wrecks. His dream of working on his own cars is now being fulfilled. He considers it a hobby, and also loves to attend swap meets and car shows.... more

CLASSICS

Leroy Drittler - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Installing traction bars on a 1967 Camaro

Installing traction bars on a 1967 Camaro

Traction Bars That Really Work on First-Gen Camaros

When the 1967 Camaro debuted, it was an immediate hit with Chevy enthusiasts. The styling was decidedly different.... more

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Larry Weiner - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Rewiring a 1957 Chevy

Rewiring a 1957 Chevy

Modern solutions for early wiring systems

Chevrolets from the 1950s had very few options as starting the engine was the main concern. In the early years, 30 to 35 amperage generators were able to keep up with the lighting and other electrical loads. Today, adding electrical accessories to an existing electrical system should be done with a well thought-out plan.... more

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Chris Petris - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments