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Better Boxing

Better Boxing

Borgeson's power steering conversion kits keep you going in the right direction.

When you compare the steering systems of, say, a '60's muscle car to a much newer vehicle, the differences are often dramatic.... more

MUSTANG

Frank Bohanan - April 17, 2014 09:53 AM - Comments

Vintage Mopar Steering Gears

Vintage Mopar Steering Gears

The Source May Surprise You

   Sometimes the old car parts business can get a little confusing. For instance, when the ’48 Chrysler Saratoga coupe that we’re taking apart turned out to have a leaky steering box, we found what we needed at a Buick-Pontiac-Olds-Cadillac... more

MOPAR

John Gunnell - April 04, 2014 12:09 PM - Comments

Nasty Nailhead

Nasty Nailhead

New Technology Invades

Guy Henson built a Buick “nailhead” V-8 for a high-tech hot rod. “We wanted to build a Buick Nailhead pump motor that a hot rodder could get in, pull up to a pump and drive away.”The initial thought was to use an available dual... more

GM

John Gunnell - April 02, 2014 04:50 PM - Comments

Fire it up

Fire it up

How to light that new engine

QUESTION: I’ve invested a lot of time and effort into rebuilding the engine in my car, and I’m unsure about the PROPER way to break-in all the moving parts.... more

CORVETTE

Jim D. Moore - February 10, 2014 01:00 PM - Comments

Projected Outcome

Projected Outcome

Choosing the right project vehicle

Every project has to start somewhere and picking the right car to start with will greatly benefit the finished product... more

CORVETTE

Story Andy Bolig / Images Mike Hacker and Dave Semel - February 04, 2014 01:45 PM - Comments

Cylinder Head Selection

Cylinder Head Selection

Important Considerations

If you survey the cylinder head market, you’ll quickly discover it’s jam-packed with capable cylinder heads. Choices are almost infinite. If you have a pretty good combination already and want to update it with new heads, there are some real... more

GM

Story Wayne Scraba - February 02, 2014 03:20 PM - Comments

Super-Shaft

Super-Shaft

Following a crank from forging to fantastic

There are few components that affect your engine’s strength, longevity, and power potential more than the crankshaft.... more

GENERAL

Jon Barrett - January 30, 2014 10:00 AM - Comments

In The Clutches

In The Clutches

Correctly increasing the pedal count and the fun factor inside your early GM

You’ve been driving an automatic for what seems like forever.... more

GM

Wayne Scraba - January 09, 2014 10:00 AM - Comments

EZ-EFI

EZ-EFI

Bolt-on options for FAST-ly improving fuel control

Electronic fuel injection has been on all of our daily drivers for decades now.... more

MOPAR

Story Mark Ehlen Images Mark Ehlen, MCR staff and Comp Performance Group - December 26, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments

From Trips to Trick

From Trips to Trick

Swapping a trio of drippers for multi-port precision

If this is the first time that you’ve heard there are benefits to be had for converting old carburetor(s) over to electronic fuel injection, welcome to planet Earth. On the other hand, you may not be aware of exactly how easy such a swap has become. ... more

GENERAL

Story Andy Bolig images provided - November 27, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments