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American Muscle!

A lot of thought goes into planning a custom-built muscle car. We want the best of all worlds combined: good looks, great handling, plenty of power, comfortable interior and the ability to hop in and drive anywhere. Many builds go way off the scale o...

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The Dotys' Deuce Cabriolet Rises

I met Floyd and Darlene Doty in October 2010 under a pretty grim circumstance: Their pride and joy, a beautifully prepped black Deuce Cabriolet, just days from being delivered, was severely damaged in a shop fire. There’s nothing I fear more than f...

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Put on a Happy Face: Retrofitting a VDO Tach Into a Vintage ...

Instrument repair is becoming somewhat of a lost art. There are a lot of little springs, magnets and other items hiding inside the average instrument, and it takes knowledge and practice to get them working again. Sure, you can get entire clusters fr...

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Retro Security: Keeping a New Challenger's Hood in Place Wit...

Dodge really nailed it when it reintroduced the Challenger; include the T/A-inspired Mopar hood and you’ve really got a winning combination. These cars just scream retro, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be improved. The addition of functional...

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Removable Windshield Wipers for Roadsters: When Rain-X Isn't...

In our opinion, windshield wipers don’t look good on roadsters! Good looking or not, sometimes Ran-X isn’t enough to do the job and wipers are really needed. The “sometimes” is usually on a Sunday afternoon when you are several hundred miles...

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Blue Oval Power: Building a Ford Racing 392 for EFI Performa...

Turning our web browsers towards Ford Racing Performance Parts, reveals a drop down menu with a number of short and long block engine configurations that can be ordered for our muscle cars. Ford Racing offers everything from mild small blocks, throug...

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Members Only: The Professionals at Currie Enterprises Instal...

Currie Enterprises has been building third members for many applications for more than 50 years, and they have a ton of different optional components available. Every customer’s specific vehicle application and needs are discussed during the orderi...

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Small-Block Basics 101: Installing Some of the Go-Fast Produ...

When the pioneers of automotive speed began searching for ways to make their stock power plants push their creations faster, the quest for a lighter engine with more horsepower was all the rage. At the end of the World War II, using aluminum in techn...

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Bigger, Better Binders: Upgrading to Big Four-Wheel Disc Bra...

Let’s face it, early cars with a quartet of drum brakes could never be construed as performance vehicles. It takes much more than a powerful engine under the hood to call anything “performance.” Even if the drums were well adjusted it was still...

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Everyday People: Installing Classic Performance Products Dis...

Even we found it hard to believe, but there are still some cars rolling around out there that don’t have adequate brakes. Take this ‘67 Camaro, for example. When it arrived at D&P Classic Chevrolet in Huntington Beach, California, the owner told ...

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