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Category Archive: Car Features, CHEVY, CHEVY, Project Cars

Newbern Drags The Abandoned ’57 Chevrolet Home From Texas And Even Does A Roadside Makeover!

This is the rescue mission for the 1957 Chevrolet that Finnegan and Newbern discovered on their trip through Texas a few months ago. Stopping to see a roadside find resulted in Newbern buying this...

Alex Taylor’s Quest For The Sixes 1955 Chevrolet Project: Driver’s Compartment Fitted And Steering Working!

There is a ton that goes into making something that is going to run 6’s in the quarter mile, even if it is just a pure race car. But if you are going to do that with a street car, with steel...

Pro-Touring LS Swapped Cadillac Coupe Deville- Introducing The Chicken Coupe, A Project That Excites Me To No End.

The Chicken Coupe has been a long time coming and is a project that I am behind 100%. After all, good friend Matt Graves is the one behind this craziness and he’s been involved in some...

Mopar’s Wing Cars: Do You Know What The Differences Are Between A Dodge Daytona And Plymouth Superbird?

Even if you aren’t a Mopar fan there is something about the famed “Wing Cars”, the Dodge Daytona and Plymouth Superbird, who were built by Mopar to absolutely own NASCAR racing as...

Stellantis’s EV Day: Life At Chrysler, Plug-In Jeeps, An EV Ram, And What The Hell Is That Dodge?!

There was a whisper of something coming from Stellantis regarding EV cars a couple of days ago. But there was no way that anybody was prepared for the full-on battery of news that the company...

When You Build A Van With Armored Wheel Wells And 500 Horsepower It Must Be A Burnout Machine

I love wagons, vans, and Suburbans, and since I’m such a square body fan I just can’t not like this awesome tire-smoking machine right here. When I first saw it at Holley’s LSFest...

A 2JZ Swapped Nash Rambler? That’s A Daily Driver? With Carburetors And A Distributor? Yep! Watch.

What in the wide wide world of sports is going on here? Creativity is going on here, that’s what. Richard Holdener went to visit a guy that did a complete 3.0L 2JZ Swap on his WIFE’s 1960...

Edd China Show Us What Happened To The Cadillac’s That He And Mike Were Supposed To Race Across China And Europe!

On this episode of Edd China’s Workshop Diaries he keeps working on one of his favorite projects, the electric ice cream truck starts looking racier, but the big news is the Cadillacs. The...

The Mad Fabricators Are Recreating Tweedy Pie: It’s A Hot Rod, Not A T-Bucket!

Here it is, the history of Tweedy Pie, a Model T Ford roadster hot rod that would change the car world forever, and would inspire millions of hot rods that would come after it. Not only was this car...

This LS Swapped 1962 Volvo Is Way Cool And Packs A Punch The Owner Isn’t Afraid To Throw

For some reason I dig old Volvos. I know that seems weird, but there are some cool body styles like this 1962 Volvo Amazon for instance. And the earlier models kinda looked like an early ’40s...

Take A Complete Tour Of The James Hetfield Collection Now Housed At The Petersen Automotive Museum

If you haven’t had a chance to go to the Petersen Automotive Museum yet, then please make sure you do that as soon as possible. It’s an amazing place, filled with amazing cars and really...

The Luxury HMMWV: We Got Junkyard Digs To Revive A Diesel-Powered Buick!

Have you seen the joke passed around about how in forty or fifty years, nobody is going to be excited to open a barn door and find a Honda Civic? Yeah…I might hate the things, but I promise you...

This 1985 AMC Eagle Might Be The Nicest One In The Country…And It’s Loaded, Too!

AMC Eagle wagons are a weird thing to me. On one hand, if you’ve seen one, you’ve pretty much seen them all: you have the same basic shape that first appeared as the AMC Hornet...

Legendary Drag Racer, Herb McCandless, Shows Off his Gen III Hemi Powered 1961 Chrysler 300

Herb McCandless is a bad ass. He was around for the start of Pro Stock, has won the US Nationals, raced and won with Sox and Martin, and he’s had an illustrious career as an incredibly talented...