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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

1969 Nova Decals

1969 Nova Decals

Reproduction Stickers, Tags & Printed Paper For Your Muscle Car

Open the hood, peer through an open door or pop open the decklid on a well-restored muscle car and you’ll be met with plenty of detail. Some of it has to do with correct hardware, along with appropriate component finishes for various bits and pieces, but having the right decals and the right paperwork for (and on) your car actually goes a long way toward making the restoration complete.... more

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Wayne Scraba - September 29, 2011 12:00 PM - Comments

<!--StartFragment-->&#13;&#10;TCI transmission update

TCI transmission update

Mixing and matching TCI transmission performance parts to give your transmission a new lease on life

Anybody that has ever ventured inside of the fluid-breathing Hydra-matic monster found between the flex plate and rear axle knows this is not a job to be taken lightly. They also know that it really isn’t all that complicated and by doing it yourself at home, you can save loads of cash.... more

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Chris McDonald - September 29, 2011 12:00 PM - Comments

Trans Am seat cover replacement

Trans Am seat cover replacement

Replacing seat covers in a late-model Trans Am

No place sees more wear and tear in any car than the seats and the carpet. Whether they are cloth, vinyl or leather, the seats will see a lot of action and over time simply wear out.... more

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Jefferson Bryant - September 29, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Hurst shifter install

Hurst shifter install

Improving the “go as you row” in your late-model Mustang

When the restyled Mustang debuted in 2005, it was an instant hit with everyone. Classic styling reminiscent of the first generation Mustangs, retro-style upholstery, gauges, and scoops reminded us of what a Mustang SHOULD look like.... more

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Nic Conley - September 29, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Choosing an Oil Filter

Choosing an Oil Filter

Oil Filters 101

It’s one of the unsung heroes found on or in your car’s engine. It has a clear purpose that’s understood, but the level of understanding goes beyond the “what does it do?” question. The informed consumer and car lover needs to know how it does what it does and why. Otherwise, you could make some buying decisions that may unintentionally lead to problems down the road.... more

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Story Kevin Haper Images Royal Purple - September 23, 2011 12:00 PM - Comments