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The early 1960s saw American automakers building some very special and very limited editions of production models that appeared to be stock, but were hiding some tricks to make them race-ready. This 1962 Chevrolet Impala Z11 is just such a car. A factory-built lightweight racer, this car features a high-performance 409 engine and aluminum body panels to reduce weight. The restoration was deb...
The Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals is a celebration of stock and original cars, but nobody can deny that the vast majority of Muscle Cars were modified by their owners to go faster or look unique. Dan Vasic reached out to owners of “Day 2” cars, which are cars modified basically when they were new… hence the term “Day 2”. These cars have period correct parts and modifications, an...
Shelby cars have always been a part of the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals, and this year, they displayed and unveiled some awesome examples. However, the MCACN show is not just about the cars, as you will often find the people behind the cars in attendance at the show. We were fortunate enough to chat with Shelby Program Manager Chuck Cantwell and learn more about his key role in developing ...
Each year, the The Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals brings the hottest Muscle Cars and Corvettes from around the country for an amazing weekend show event held in Chicago. The MCACN event features “shows within the show”, where themed displays showcase various significant cars or styles. In this video, we take a look at the BOSS 351 Mustang display. The Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals...
Muscle Cars and racing stripes go together like high horsepower tire smoke. If you have one, chances are you’ll have the other! This week, we take a look at some of the coolest stripe designs to ever streak across American sheetmetal, from the earliest Shelby GT350s to the wild Mopar designs and beyond. The cars in this episode are all from The Brothers Collection. http://www.v8tvshow.co...
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Thane,I don't know if the steering is doable with a box, as this car came to us with a rack installed.We upgraded the rack to a better unit, but never even tried a steering box.We upgraded to a Tremec because the customer did not like the Richmond in the car.As for the steering pump, you'll have to do some research to see if anyone is making a bracket to allow that on the Coyote engine.All of the work we've done with them required both steering and AC, so I'm not familiar off hand of the ability to swap.I presume the[…]Read more...
When Ford rolled out the Mustang for 1965, Carroll Shelby’s team immediately went to work building a road-racing version called the Shelby GT350.The GT350 still stands as one of the pinnacle American performance cars ever built, and this is one of the “Winningist” Rs ever!From The Brothers Collection. www.musclecaroftheweek.com -FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/MuscleCarOfTheWeek/""Read more...
This popular 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T features a 426 Hemi, a 4-Speed, and a power convertible top.Just like the other 4 built with these options!It’s another super-rare example of a prime Muscle Car from The Brothers Collection.This popular 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T features a 426 Hemi, a 4-Speed, and a power convertible top.Just like the other 4 built with these options!It’s another super-rare example of a prime Muscle Car from The Brothers Collection. www.musclecaroftheweek.com -FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/MuscleCarOfTheWeek/""Read more...
Tyler says “Ta Daa!”All new Dynamat sound deadener installed throughout the cabin.New dash panel installed with headlight and Detroit Speed/ washer switches mounted below.Read more...
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Our friend Jeff Ford has TONS of great info on www.autorestomod.com, and this week, his tech tip is one we can all use... make sure you have plenty of working fire extinguishers in your shop, garage, and car! Don't forget to subscribe to their YouTube channel, they've got lots to share about performance, restoration, and other cool car-enthusiast stuff.
This clean 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster is currently powered by an anemic small block Chevy and shifted with a factory 4 speed manual transmission. The combo is cool, but the owner wants to add more zip to this machine so he elected to go with a GM Performance Parts LS3 crate engine with Holley EFI and a Tremec T56 6-speed manual. Follow along as the V8 Speed & Resto Shop crew complete this transformation and add some additional upgrades from Detroit Speed, Wilwood brakes, and YearOne wheels.
1966 Ford Galaxie 500 7-Litre Restored By V8 Speed And Resto Shop Featured on Hemmings Muscle Machines Cover
We are honored and privileged to learn that the 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 7-L restored by the V8 Speed & Resto Shop has been chosen for a six page feature - including a cover photo - in the latest issue of Hemmings Muscle Machines Magazine! The entire crew worked very hard on this complete restoration, and we could not be happier to have a future in such an excellent publication as muscle machines. The magazine is a new stands as of April 21, 2017, and subscribers should have there copies already. Check your local new stands to get your copy today!
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Our very own Operations Manager Kelle Oeste is featured in the latest Street Rod Life Magazine! Thanks for the article, and thanks to Kelle for always working overtime to help our team build awesome cars our customers can be proud of! Read the article at the link: http://www.streetrodlife.com/print-mag/street-rod-life-2017-spring-print-issue/