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http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314.783.8325 - http://www.v8speedshop.com Mercury made 16 or so special '71 Cougar 429 Cobra Jet 4-speed convertibles that were used as publicity cars to create a buzz for the new model. They were all painted Metallic Blue with white tops and interiors, and this surviving specimen lives in The Brothers Collection. FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/V8TVshow/ SHO...
http://www.musclecaroftheweek.com http://www.facebook.com/musclecaroftheweek The car-buying public thought differently of racing in the early 1960s, and the American automakers knew that cars that won races were great tools to drive customers to dealer showrooms. You know the old saying, what “won on Sunday sold on Monday”, This 1964 Ford Thunderbolt from The Brothers Collection is a gr...
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314.783.8325 - http://www.v8speedshop.com Yep, not everything goes as planned. FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/V8TVshow/ SHOP FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/V8SpeedShop/
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314.783.8325 - http://www.v8speedshop.com True, it's not a V8 powered machine, but Bryan Fuller's "Shogun" custom Honda motorcycle is an amazing machine. In this video, Kelle learns all about the hand-carved aluminum panels and other 1-off pieces on this awesome bike. It's loaded with detail, and held together with dozens of custom ARP fasteners. http://www.ar...
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314.783.8325 - http://www.v8speedshop.com All added up, there were 12 440 six barrel Cuda convertibles built with an automatic transmission, and just 17 came with the heavy duty 4-speed manual gearbox like our example here. It’s not quite as rare as the Hemi cars, but any time you have an extremely low production car that has awesome power, stunning good looks, and...
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314.783.8325 - http://www.v8speedshop.com In this installment, we’re driving the 1969 Camaro called “Lou’s Change” built in the V8 Speed & Resto Shop. The car is finished, and the 700+ horsepower supercharged GM LSA 6.2 V8 pulls hard through a Tremec T56 Magnum transmission from Modern Driveline. It handles the road with confidence thanks to a Detroit Speed...
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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/