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http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314.783.8325 - http://www.v8speedshop.com Some Ford Galaxies were meant to be family cars... you know, smooth riding, quiet, fairly efficient utility cars indented to get the family from "A" to "B" with minimal fuss and in comfort. This one, however, is a little different. It's still a pretty comfortable ride, but thanks to it's no-frills package and dual-quad 427 a...
Text number 5 to 762-323-0143 to vote! V8 Speed & Resto Shop is honored to be selected in the 2016 Car Craft Pro Builders Shootout with the freshly restored COMP Cams Camaro! You can vote for the V8 crew by sending a text to the number above. Thank you so much!
http://www.customautosound.com - Custom Autosound is your source for high-quality audio systems that match your classic car's design. Their new feature packed Slidebar radios feature digital device connectivity, high power, and quality sound from a unit that looks like it belongs in your dash. Their hidden speaker systems deliver big sound from powered subwoofer units and unique midrange and...
http://www.musclecaroftheweek.com - The Brothers Collection features some stunning Muscle Cars that were the first ones off the line, as well as some of the "lasts" as well. This 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge convertible is one of those cars, as it is believed to be the last Judge convertible built for the '69 model year. It's powered by the 366 HP Ram Air III 400-cube V8, and wears a special order c...
http://www.v8speedshop.com - 314.783.8325 The V8 Speed & Resto Shop Crew recently finished a complete restoration on this 1964 Chevrolet C-10 pickup truck including suspension, rust repair and sheet metal fabrication, and more. They installed a GM L92 6.2 liter V8 powered by a Mast Motorsports ECM and using Holley accessory drive brackets, oil pan, and Hooker exhaust manifolds. A Mast cam a...
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CYPRESS, Calif., July 7, 2016—Family owned and operated Jamco Suspension has changed its name to Jamco Parts. The name change follows the purchase of the company by Tony Genty, the son of the company’s founders Jim and Mary Ann Genty, and former chief operating officer of Original Parts Group.Highly regarded in the automotive industry as the nation’s go-to resource for custom suspension and brake components, Jamco has thrived as the largest custom suspension dealer on the West Coast. This change in ownership signifies a new era of growth that will create an even stronger foundation as Jamco continues to serve[…]Read more...
Awesome thread, thanks for sharing it!Your work looks great, and no doubt you've saved many some engineering and head scratching time.I thank you, as we've been contemplating several of these mods on our '62 Galaxie as well.Cool stuff, thanks again!Read more...
Kevin, don't mind sharing at all. Could be kind of long and I don't know exactly what info you want but I'll try and if there are any ?s I'll answer as they come. I started off using Dupont but after awhile I didn't like the coverage. Tried PPG and liked it very much but the reducer goes bad before I could use it and it is very expensive. I became friends with the owner of a paint supply house and he carried Shermin Williams. Really love the Ultra 7000 line. They have since changed over to BASF and it[…]Read more...
The Quick Spot 2 is again used to weld the trunk weatherstrip channels.This technique was also used to weld the drip rail channels of the roof skin. The quarter seam is then TIG welded solid, and dressed with body solder. The “A” pillar seams are also dressed with body solder. Finally, new window trim studs are welded in place.Read more...
Check out this cool recap video of the 2016 Car Craft Summer Nationals produced by our buddy Matt Avery of the Daily Hearald Newspaper and the Classic Recollections feature. It was a fun event, and we were honored to participate for the 3rd straight year in the Pro Builder's Shootout with the freshly-completed COMP Cams Camaro! Thanks to Car Craft for the opportunity, and thank you Matt for the cool video!
The Rev’n Rods & Heartland Music Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance is a great cruising event with the added bonus of a country music concert at each stop. We joined the event for several of the stops and found tons of great cars, lots of cool people, and a great overall feeling of hot rodding camaraderie.
The event, a thrilling combination of car shows, a driving tour and nightly concerts, kicked off in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday, July 17. The Rev’n Rods & Heartland Music Tour will have additional daily stops in Southaven, Mississippi; Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Bowling Green, Kentucky; and Bean Blossom, Indiana before the final stop in Indianapolis on July 22, 2016.
Each day’s event features a car show complete with vendors, exhibits, food and beverages with admittance free to the general public. Every night ends with a ticketed concert featuring the legends of country music. Owners of hot rods, street rods, motorcycles and classic automobiles are encouraged to go on tour with Rev’n and Heartland for one stop or even the whole trip. Each registration includes two free nightly concert tickets per vehicle. The details for each location are listed below. Visit www.revntour.com for tickets and more information.
DAY 1 - NASHVILLE
DAY 2 - SOUTHAVEN, MS
DAY 3 - CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO
DAY 4 - BOWLING GREEN, KY
DAY 5 - BEAN BLOSSOM, IN
DAY 6 - INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Vote for V8 Speed & Resto and the COMP Cams Camaro at the Car Craft Summer Nationals Pro Builders Shootout
What's got over 690 Horsepower and will be on display at the Car Craft Magazine Summer Nationals Pro Builder's Shootout in Milwaukee this weekend and then at the Rev’n Rods & Heartland Music Tour - Southaven, MS event next week? The COMP CamsCamaro built at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop! We're getting it ready for a big week... we hope you come see it in person!
The new HDX series from Dakota Digital is the latest in aftermarket automotive instrumentation technology. HDX takes personalization and usability to a whole new dimension while retaining your favorite features from the wildly popular VHX-series such as LED backlighting for the numbers, tick marks and dead-faced dash indicators (turn signals, high beam, check engine, cruise control engaged and parking brake). Illuminated needles and a lifetime warranty are still part of the deal as well. These features add up to a clean, easy to read instrument system in all conditions. Precision stepper motors provide accurate needle movement along with a full-sweep at key-on, and the needle hubs are black nickel plated spun-aluminum.
Available with your choice of black or silver alloy gauge-face styling, each HDX system allows the user to select their favorite illumination color for the gauge readings and needles, as well as the TFT message center displays. RGB LEDs are incorporated into the circuit boards for fully-adjustable display colors, allowing the user to personalize their instrument system to match nearly any vehicle theme.
Calibration and personal settings can be manipulated with the lighted, capacitive-touch buttons integrated into each HDX system, or the available Bluetooth app for Apple and Android devices. With the instrument system dialed in, including calibration of the speedometer and fuel gauge, the system can calculate your remaining fuel range, expressed in miles to empty. Every kit is supplied with an optional buzzer for feedback each time a button is pressed. Further, the buzzer can emit a warning tone for each reading at a user-defined set point to coincide with the dead-faced, red warning lights incorporated into the gauge faces.
Vehicle integration through a central control box has become a calling card for Dakota Digital, and the advantages are substantial. Most notably, installation is greatly simplified; two power (constant and switched) and one ground connection get things up and running, while vehicle-harness sourced signals and sensor inputs run cleanly to their respective terminal. Supplied, solid state sending units with weather-tight harnesses ensure trouble-free operation. The control box allows for easier service, a nicer-looking finished product, in addition to an abundance of technology packed into a vintage dashboard.