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TEST….How does a ’66 427/425hp Impala float your boat?

January 20, 2014

TEST…Are you like me..whenever and wherever I travel, I am constantly looking down obscure alleys , overgrown farm fields, hidden-from-obvious view fenced lots, AND behind abandoned decades-old gas stations for any musclecars that may be hiding in plain site? About 30 years ago I once found a REAL’66 Belvedere II 2-door hardtop HEMI in a […]

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2014 SRT Viper TA Created for the True Track Enthusiast

December 21, 2013

Posting a fast lap time on a road course requires a combination of driver skill and a properly balanced high-performance machine. The Chrysler Group’s SRT (Street and Racing Technology) team delivers half that equation with the 2014 SRT Viper TA (Time Attack). The street-legal SRT Viper TA is specifically built for the performance enthusiast driver […]

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Chevrolet Racing Claims 14 Championships in 2013

December 19, 2013

Chevrolet was the most successful name in professional motorsports in the United States this year, capturing 14 manufacturer, driver and team championships in NASCAR, IndyCar, ALMS, GRAND-AM and the Pirelli World Challenge series. Chevrolet will kick off the 2014 season with the debut of the all-new Corvette C7.R at the North American International Auto Show […]

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Chevrolet Powers Way to Pair of Engine Honors

December 17, 2013

The all-new, high-tech Small Block 6.2L V8 powering the 2014 Corvette Stingray and the 2.0L turbo diesel for the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze are among Ward’s 10 Best Engines. WardsAuto reviewed 44 engines from 16 automakers in this year’s competition, which looked at power, fuel efficiency, new technology, refinement and compared it with data for similar […]

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2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is Designed for Downforce

December 9, 2013

When it comes to keeping its tail on the track, the 2014 Camaro Z/28 manages airflow like few other production vehicles, generating downforce like a race car to press the tires against the track for high-speed stability and greater cornering capability. Numerous modifications were made to the exterior, compared to the Camaro SS, with new […]

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Chevrolet to Introduce 2015 Corvette Z06 at Detroit Auto Show

December 7, 2013

Chevrolet will introduce the 2015 Corvette Z06 next month at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It will be the most track-capable Corvette ever, designed to deliver supercar levels of performance through unique powertrain, chassis and aerodynamic features. The Corvette Z06 will complete Chevrolet’s performance car lineup, which will also see the addition […]

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Ford Mustang Marks 50 Years with All-New Sleek Design

December 6, 2013

The next chapter in the life of the iconic pony car began yesterday as the all-new Ford Mustang – loaded with innovative technologies and delivering world-class levels of performance – was simultaneously revealed around the globe in six cities on four continents. “Ford Mustang inspires passion like no other car,” said Raj Nair, Ford group […]

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December 4, 2013

The 1970-75 Camaros used a variety of blocks, cylinder heads, intake manifolds, exhaust manifolds, and waterpumps. In this article we will cover the identification of all these major engine components for all Camaro engines from 1970 through 1975. Both the information pertaining to each engine component and all pertinent information relating to each specific engine […]

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Early Mustang V8 Transmissions

December 3, 2013

The early Mustang has such a large following that it is sometimes forgotten that the car from day one has had a rich  performance heritage. Besides the ever popular and dependable small and big block engines that were installed in early Mustangs, the transmission choices that Ford decided to back up the engines actually made […]

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The Appraiser’s Corner

December 2, 2013

The Appraiser’s Corner is a regular column inside every issue of Restoration Highway Magazine. It covers a wide variety of topics about inspecting and appraising that will inevitably surface if you own or are thinking of buying a musclecar.  Neil Thomas is one of the top appraiser’s in the country and I am so thankful […]

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