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
Story Larry Jewett - Images Bill Erdman - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments
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
Story Jeffrey Conger - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments
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
Story Eric McClellan - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments
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
Story Dave Verna - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments
Computer Programs for Better Racing and Engine Building
The trial-and-error method can get pretty expensive. When you’re doing track testing or building engines, you really don’t want to spend a lot of time and money correcting mistakes.... more
Story Larry Jewett - Images courtesy of COMP Cams - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments