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Preventative Magic

Preventative Magic

The three “R”s of protective metal coatings: Raw, Rusty or RPM!

We all know that rust NEVER sleeps.... more

GENERAL

Andy Bolig - March 07, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments

The Long (Over) Haul

The Long (Over) Haul

Part III: Balancing and pre-assembly of the short block

As you can gather by this third installment, we are taking our time and detailing the process so you can get a deeper understanding of what it takes to go from unpacking parts to a running engine.... more

MOPAR

Dave Verna - February 21, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments

Cranking Pipe

Cranking Pipe

Eastwood’s Tubing Bender offers an inexpensive solution to rolling your own.

For most of the hands-on automotive hobby, adding substructures of tube steel to a performance vehicle is considered something to be left to the experts.... more

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Geoff Stunkard - February 07, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments

Quality Restorations

Quality Restorations

A resource for recast vintage steering wheels

For owners of vintage cars, there’s a well-known occurrence: steering wheels crack and deteriorate over time.... more

CLASSICS

Jim Maxwell - January 31, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments

Time Faux A Change

Time Faux A Change

Dressing up a banjo rear for a quick-change appearance

If you were to go back before chrome dripped from every corner of our beloved cars, you would notice some very ingenious speed parts that are still highly sought after today.... more

CLASSICS

Andy Bolig - January 25, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments

Just Venting

Just Venting

1964-1967 GM A-body and 1967 F-body vent window restoration and glass repair

Remember when vent windows were standard equipment on nearly every vehicle manufactured by General Motors, Ford and Chrysler?... more

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Larry Weiner - January 24, 2013 10:30 AM - Comments

The Long (Over)haul

The Long (Over)haul

Part II: CNC starts to shine as the metal chips fly.

Last month we took you through some of the parts and detailed the start of the process that takes place when you drop your block off at the machine shop.... more

MOPAR

Dave Verna - January 17, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments

Stopping Power

Stopping Power

GM A-body front disc brake upgrades

Among the most coveted of all muscle cars are 1964 through 1972 GM A-bodies.... more

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Larry Weiner - January 03, 2013 10:30 AM - Comments

Trunk Floor Restore

Trunk Floor Restore

The “ins and outs” of sheetmetal repair for a rusty trunk floor

When it comes time to restore that classic muscle car, some sheetmetal repair is probably going to be required.... more

MOPAR

Story Jim Black / Images Jim Mott - December 27, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Fixed, By A Nose

Fixed, By A Nose

Two Dozen Front End Tech Tips

Working on a vintage automotive project (restoration or otherwise) can become downright trying — particularly if you’re forced to do something several times over just to get it right, or if you have to eventually pay someone big dollars to get it right for you.... more

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Wayne Scraba - December 20, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments