To The Dyno!
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.
Once we finished the rehabilitation of the suspension system in our ’73 Dodge Challenger project vehicle, we couldn’t wait to insert our 416ci stroker small-block between the fenders.
Six years ago, designer Eric Black pitched the idea to Rod & Custom magazine of pairing artists with builders to design the dream cars they’d love to build for themselves.
On July 27, the Shelton, Connecticut, proprietor of the popular MustangJunkies.net website walked into Stevens Ford in Milford, Connecticut, and, after some negotiating, drove away in a brand-new Grabber Blue Mustang Shelby GT500.
Life in Mopardom used to be a lot simpler. When building a basic street machine, some components generally required little attention.
You may be surprised to learn that most aftermarket, high-stall torque converters are rebuilds of stock torque converters from a variety of automotive manufacturers.
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.
When it comes to building a vehicle from scratch, there are certain things that are important, and certain things that have to be done in a set order. Of utmost importance is that it is comfortable to drive.