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Fresh Catch: This Group Of Drag Racing Ads For Cars, Races, and Exhibition Machines Sums Up 1967 Nicely!

It has bee a while since I cracked the vault open and grabbed a fresh set of cool, historic, and old drag racing magazine ads our for everyone to see. These scans are all from 1967 and they are all...

Resolved Issue: This 1971 Chevy Vega Wagon’s Biggest Failing Has Been Fixed

You want to say that GM tried with the Vega. You really do. And I’m sure that someone, somewhere, in a corner office that had no windows fully intended on building a good compact car....

Live Out Your Altered Wheelbase Fantasies With This 1965 Plymouth Belvedere!

This is so freaking awesome we can hardly stand it. You are looking at an altered wheelbase 1965 Plymouth Belvedere that is street legal and packing a cross-ram equipped hemi for power. The inside of...

Want To Build The Coolest Small Block Ford You Can? Buy This Gurney-Weslake Top End Package – Vintage Power!

We know, we know. Modern heads make more power. Modern heads move more air. Modern heads have decades and decades of development behind them. All thats fine but there ain’t a modern head that...

Money No Object: The Big-Finned 1960 Plymouth Belvedere From NMCA’s Nostalgia Super Stock Is On The Market!

Wow, color us shocked. We’ve grown accustomed to seeing Al Wilson’s 1960 Plymouth Belvedere running in Nostalgia Super Stock at NMCA events. In a class dominated by mid-1960s Mopars, the...

Clean and Mean: This 1988 Mustang LX Has A ProCharged Small Block Ford Under The Hood and Not A Hair Out Of Place

Not all drag cars are created equal. Sounds like a simple thing to say but machines like this 1988 Mustang LX remind us of that every once in a while. This car is not only bad fast (or should be) it...

eBay Gold: Someone Is Selling A 1970 Vintage 426 Hemi Short Block Still In The Original Crate!

When we talk about barn finds, it is always cars but these days we need to start considering parts and components as well because of stuff like this. You are looking at a 1970 vintage 426 Hemi short...

Money No Object: McTaggart’s Dream Plymouth Satellite – The Car Has Been Killer As Long As He’s Been Alive!

I’ve seen this 1971 Plymouth Satellite in my head for years. I first saw the car as one of the two hero cars that race in the music video for Breaking Point’s “One Of A Kind”....

Stacked: This Algon Fuel Injection Set Up For A Boss 429 Ford Is Radical!

As we have all had it drilled into our heads at this point in history, the Ford Boss 429 was not the greatest street engine ever built. Its massive ports and racing bred lineage meant that the street...

Wow! There Is A Legit 1969 ZL-1 Aluminum Big Block 427 Chevy For Sale On Ebay Right Now

There are certain things that still have an aura about them from the muscle car era, more than a half century after they first appeared. In terms of righteous Chevrolet performance engines, the...

The “WTF?” Files: This Might Be The First Time We’ve Seen A Dodge Truck Powered By A Ford 302

Over my time off during the holidays, I managed to get some stuff cleaned out of my garage that hasn’t really been messed with since I moved to Kentucky a few years ago. Nothing of any real...

I Wish Santa Had Put This One In My Stocking For Christmas!

There are a million things that would be cool to get for Christmas but this Chevette is definitely the one I wish I had gotten this week! At $1,200, this is one affordable hot rod project and one...

Best of 2018: A 1983 Ford Thunderbird That Flies Far Under The Radar – 460, Five-Speed, 4.10s!

First impressions are key. Within the first seven seconds of meeting someone, they’ve already made their mind up about you, regardless of whether or not you have opened up your mouth far enough...

This 216ci Pontiac SD4 Racing Engine Makes More Than 500hp Naturally Aspirated!

Yesterday it was an 800hp, 301ci, naturally aspirated V8 engine and today it is a 500hp, 216ci naturally aspirated four banger. I guess I am on an NA kick these days or like every day I am on an...