Over $120,000 raised for Progeria Research
The YearOne headquarters in Brasleton, Georgia, was transformed into the site of one of the biggest car shows of the season in the region. With over 350 cars on hand, the parking lot was filled and the adjoining lawn area, home of the special Chip Foose-judged... more
Larry Jewett - September 18, 2011 11:27 AM - Comments
They'd Be Excited About a New Museum
Lots happened in 1927: Babe Ruth hit 60 homers, “Silent” Calvin Coolidge was quietly running the White House and prohibition was in full swing. A verbose 1927 LaSalle 303 Roadster, conceived by flamboyant GM Design Chief Harley... more
Larry Jewett - September 18, 2011 08:00 AM - Comments
Sun-drenched fun treated all attendees of Saturday’s festivities.
The show field began to fill with anticipation as thousands of enthusiasts flocked to the fields of Mid-America Motorworks’ campus in Effingham Illinois.... more
Andy Bolig - September 17, 2011 11:46 PM - Comments
They're going to SEMA
Three contest winners have been named in this summer’s Royal Purple contests that were run exclusively from the Royal Purple Inc. Facebook Fan Page. Two winners were selected in the Royal Purple “Show It Off at SEMA” contest and one... more
Larry Jewett - September 17, 2011 08:00 AM - Comments
Warm hearts spiced a chilly showfield for the first day.
As the news stations sorted out the day’s weather report, many enthusiasts chose to wisely don their windbreakers and light jackets as they headed out for the first official day of the event in Effingham IL.... more
Andy Bolig - September 16, 2011 09:19 PM - Comments
Pike Customs stretched this 2010 Challenger SRT8 the old-fashioned way!
We first saw Tommy Pike Customs’ modified muscle cars in an invitation-only garage display at the Charlotte (North Carolina) AutoFair two years ago.... more
Brad Bowling - September 16, 2011 12:00 PM - Comments
Swing ’n Sting Dart Plans Change Again
Most Mopar guys know the stock 318 engine only makes so much power. It seems like Chrysler made millions of them, but these things were built for durability, not performance.... more
John Stunkard - September 16, 2011 12:00 PM - Comments
80 Years and Going Strong
Early pioneers in the auto industry, John and Horace dodge got their start by supplying engines and transmissions to a pair of big names in the business, Ransom E. Olds and Henry Ford. When Ford began producing his own components, the Dodge brothers offset the loss by producing their own vehicles.... more
Joe Greeves - September 16, 2011 12:00 PM - Comments
Atomic Orange Does It Every Time
Al Loeffler of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, the owner of this sweet 2007 ’Vette, summed it up succinctly on his tech sheet. “I really wanted something that would pop when you saw it.”... more
Story Kevin Harper Images Bill Erdman - September 16, 2011 12:00 PM - Comments
First of a double feature on tuning Holley’s hot street four-barrels.
I got my old hot rod back in 1980 in a smokin’ deal from a fellow car club member. Here I was – a kid with an affinity for burn-outs who’d hit the big time: a light car with a limited-slip diff, 255/60 tires and a big-block engine. Luckily, I didn’t get in trouble (well, not too much) and, boy, did I have fun!... more
Hib Halverson - September 16, 2011 12:00 PM - Comments