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Category Archive: CHEVY, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Morning Symphony: The Buzzin’ Half-Dozen – Six-Cylinder Opalas Cutting Loose In Brazil

There are two ways to view the Chevrolet 250ci inline-six. There’s the way that most people I know see them: the base-model engine of many a GM product, solid and robust, but about as exciting...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Big-Block, Four-Speed, And Rust – Is This 1984 Caprice Worth It Or No?

Okay, readers, I’m leaving this ball in your court. Normally I feel pretty confident when I pick a Craigslist ride to share with you, but in the case of this 1984 Chevrolet Caprice station...

Rolling Apartment: Junkyard Digs Shows You How To Pimp Out An Old Conversion Van

Look hard enough, and you’ll still see the occasional conversion van running around. There was one in my family, a Ford from about 1989, wearing multi-brown paint, turbine wheels, and a fluffy...

Rough Start: A Super-Clean Chevy Silverado That’s Just Waiting For Your Internet LS Build!

Take an LS engine, do a camshaft swap, upgrade the valvesprings, slap on a turbocharger, do some tuning and in short order, you will have something to behold. That’s the recipe, right? Not...

Sunrise Over Black: This 1978 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Is An Eye-Grabber!

Thank you, Mike Finnegan specifically for flaring off my second-gen Camaro fixation. Finnegan has had his rounds with Camaros…his first car was a 1976, and he managed to wrap it around a pole...

D.I.Y. Deathtrap: A Rough Start-Ready Chevrolet Chevette – Just Finish The LS Swap!

I’m old enough to remember tiny cars like Chevrolet Chevettes, Pontiac T-1000s and other too-late reactions to the 1970s gas crisis incidents still toodling around the neighborhoods I grew up...

Work Truck Wednesday: Bringing A 1969 GMC Back To Life After Living Out In The Open For Years

The old farm truck at the edge of the property that hasn’t moved in years bit is almost clich√© at this point. Whether it’s a 1940s Ford, a Power Wagon with the paint flaking off of the...

Xtreme Opposite: This Is How A 2000s Era Chevrolet Blazer Should Act!

Meet my deepest-held automotive grudge: the 1995-2005 Chevrolet Blazer. When the second-generation debuted in late 1994, I liked it, especially in the two-door setup. It looked like the perfect size...

Money No Object: 1979 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 – Disco Scene Dominator

My first love has always been the second-generation Chevrolet Camaro. It’s my oldest automotive dream machine, one that has been plaguing me since I was five years old. At some point in time...

Just A Brief Outing: The C8 Corvette Made A Guest Appearance At The Michelin NCM Bash

Everybody knows by now that the C8 Corvette is coming, that it is mid-engined, and that there is a LOT of opinion on the subject on the engine’s location for the new car. Some are happy that...

MORE: CHEVY, Videos

Money No Object: Look Twice At This Pro Street 1973 Chevrolet Camaro!

One of my favorite ways to search through eBay is to skip searching by make and model and instead, search by kind of build. “SCCA racer”, “Drag Car”, and so on. You cast a...

Money No Object: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle 300 With A ZL-1 427 Swap

How in the hell am I supposed to do a better job telling you why this 1966 Chevelle 300 is so good than the pictures do? How?! From tip to tail, it’s musclecar perfection: refrigerator white,...

Unhinged: Keep The Rivalries Alive And Good-Natured!

Automakers tend to be rather tame when it comes to advertising of the last twenty years or so. Instead of a hungry Pontiac Trans Am, we get a minivan that is trying to talk itself into your driveway....

Tropical Storm Warning: Special Vehicle Engineering Is Releasing A Reborn GMC Syclone!

The Buick Grand National might have been the first monochromatic badass in black from General Motors, but it was not the last by a long shot. In fact, the next monster in the shadow’s cloak was...