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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

Speed Secrets: Is The 305 Small Block Chevrolet Worth Hopping Up, Or Should You Just Step Up To The 350?

Is bigger always better? In engines looking to make the most power, then yes. But…does that mean you shouldn’t hop up your 305 if you already have one? Or that you should swap out the 305...

Tech Tip Wednesday: Weight Bias, It’s Not What You Think Anymore!

Back in the day drag racers did everything they could to get as much weight on the rear tires of their cars. With the wheels in the air, traction was at it’s highest, and cars would haul ass....

What The Hell Is Really Going On Here? When Two Good Cars Are Combined To Make Something That Should NOT Go Together. What Were They Thinking?

Sometimes I wonder what are people thinking? This is a question we all ask ourselves when we see some cars, houses, boats, art, you name it. Basically, any item who’s design is open to opinion...

Road Tour Episode 3: 1500 Miles In Epic Hot Rods Like This ’70 Chevelle and ’63 Impala

Here is Episode Three of the Road Tour video series. We shared episode one and two already but if you missed them, then use the link below to watch them both. An epic ’55 Chevy was the special...

Fitzee Shows Us How To Build Rust Repair Panels From Scratch. This Stuff Isn’t As Hard As You’d Think!

Fitzee’s Fabrications is building a car that he calls Crusty, because it is just that. Because the car is getting built into a cool drag car, and a ton of the rusty crusty bits have to be cut...

Watch The Kalitta Motorsports Blower Dyno In Action! It Takes A Small Block Chevy Just To Spin This Thing Up For Testing!

Call it a blower, call it a supercharger, we don’t care, but what we do care about it how much power it takes to spin one for a top fuel engine and how much air those suckers can, well, suck...

It’s Expensive, It’s Weird, It’s Probably A Riot, And Jeremy Clarkson Can Probably Flip It.

Okay so $9,000 isn’t THAT much money. But everything else I said is totally accurate, and in my defense I haven’t spent $9,000 on a car purchase in decades. But I digress. This one is...

What If You Could Have VTEC In Your V8? Would It Be The Ultimate Engine Combo? The Best Engine Ever?

V8 guys, and even some Honda guys, love to laugh and joke about VTEC, but anyone in the know, well, knows that VTEC is pretty bad ass technology who’s principles are incredibly simple to...

Your Dream Garage And Car Guy House Can Be Had In Texas For Just $7,000,000. Yeah 7 Million Dollars!

When you see pictures online of rich guys giant garages and shops with tons of cars and memorabilia and all that stuff, it just naturally makes you want that kind of thing. Of course we’ve all...

MAHLE Motorsport Introduces 2021 Racing Components Application Guide – 15 New Domestic and Import PowerPak and PowerPak Plus Kits!

MAHLE Motorsport just keeps giving it to us, and we mean that in the good way. It seems like the past couple of years have been full of announcements of new piston kits from the folks over there....

This 1979 Ford Dent Side F-350 Got An Awesome Restomod Rebuild That We Totally Approve Of. Watch The Build Recap Here

My Uncle Jerry had a Supercab Ford when I was a kid, and although we were diehard Chevrolet folks on our side of the family, there was still something cool about his truck. I remember going to the...

This Custom Squarebody Silverado C10 Is Cruiser Greatness And Could Be Yours. It’s Ready To Road Trip Now!

Clean, simple, and one that is going to turn heads is the way I would describe this cool square body C10. The stance is right, the interior is right, and the outside grabs your attention without...

Comfort And Safety: A Closer Look At GM’s 1971 Forced Air Ventilation System

(Words by Scott Liggett) As the ’60’s were ending major changes were happening in the auto industry. Safety became a serious concern in vehicles. In 1966, there were Congressional...

Money No Object: This 1989 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe Ain’t Cheap But It Should Be Fast!

The Thunderbird Super Coupe might have been a performance car by late 1980’s standards but that wasn’t saying much. With a 210 horse 3.8L V6 with a little Eaton blower on it, the thing...