350/290 Crate Engine – Part 1

The cliché holds there are only two things that you can count on, death and taxes. Actually, there are three. The third is you can rely on car magazines to do small-block Chevy engine stories.

Project Violent Valiant: Bye, Bye Battery!

Open up the hood of any classic muscle car and the battery dominates an otherwise beautiful mechanical landscape. Besides the engine, a battery takes up more real estate than anything else in the engine bay—and, boy, is it ugly too.