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Corvette braking test

Corvette braking test

Taking stop-testing to the ragged edge

I’ll admit it, if there was a 12-Step Program for Acceleration Addiction I would have never made it past…“Hi, my name is Jim and I’m addicted to speed”!... more

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Jim Moore - October 20, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Mustang suspension

Mustang suspension

Extraordinary handling for 1979-'93 Fox classic Mustangs

If ever there was a gold mine engineered to outfox the early 1965-’78 classic Mustangs, it has surely been the 1979-’93 Fox body Mustangs — the new generation of affordable classics.... more

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Jim Smart - October 20, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Camaro Exhaust

Camaro Exhaust

Breathing new life into the exhaust system

The mid-1960s through the early 1970s were an amazing time when the conversation turns to performance cars. Muscle and pony cars were all the rage, with their fresh styling and often bold graphics, especially when compared to the pedestrian-looking full-size cars.... more

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Larry Weiner - October 20, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Steering wheels

Steering wheels

Style, Convenience, and Safety Merged

Undoubtedly, the single most important piece of equipment in an automotive interior, from the vehicle control standpoint, is the steering wheel. Not only does it ensure the automobile safely goes where it is pointed, but the very size and shape is critical to comfortable driving.... more

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Eric Eikenberry - October 20, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Towing

Towing

Picking the right tow vehicle

During the dog days of summer – at least in our neck of the woods (tourist country) – a common site is an overworked RV stranded on the side of the road, hood up and engine steaming. Honestly, just because a given car, truck or RV can have a hitch fitted doesn’t make it a tow vehicle.... more

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Wayne Scraba - October 13, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Tuning Holley Double Pumpers (Part 2)

Tuning Holley Double Pumpers (Part 2)

Second of a double-feature on tuning Holley's hot street four-barrels.

Last month we covered sources of information, tools, wide-band oxygen sensors, initial modifications and setting up our 850’s idle and cruise air-fuel ratios. In the second article of our series on double-pumpers, we’ll finish off jetting and power valve restrictions then work on accelerator pumps.... more

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Hib Halverson - October 13, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Replacing weatherstripping on your C4 Corvette

Replacing weatherstripping on your C4 Corvette

The simple fix for when the water flows and the air blows inside your C4

There are many reasons why you would consider changing the weatherstripping on your C4. Over time, the rubber breaks down, hardens and cracks, leaving an unpleasant appearance, poor seal, wind noise, and the dreaded drip.... more

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Chris McDonald - October 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Ring and pinion installation

Ring and pinion installation

A ring and pinion project for the performance enthusiast

When looking to get more of your muscle car’s power to the wheels, nothing achieves it quite like swapping in a lower ring and pinion gear set. The lower ratio (higher number) multiplies the leverage your horsepower has on the tires.... more

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Nic Conley - October 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Mustang steering upgrade

Mustang steering upgrade

Quick Fix for Better Driving

When you have a first generation Mustang in your garage, there are certain aspects that appeal to you. As time goes along, you soon find there are certain aspects that lose appeal.... more

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Kevin Harper - October 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Twin turbo Hemi build

Twin turbo Hemi build

Building a monster engine

As a young boy, Chris Perna discovered that he had a gift for drawing. He also had a vivid imagination for, of all things, creating monsters.... more

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Mark Ehlen - September 29, 2011 12:00 PM - Comments