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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...

Money No Object: 1959 Chevrolet Impala – The Blower Always Wins!

Not one word about how nitrous or turbochargers are better. You know damn well what I mean when I say the blower always wins. It’s not a matter of performance. It’s a matter of looks, of...

Mrs. Murder Nova’s K5 Blazer Project Is Coming Along! Paint, Body, And More. Watch It Going Back Together.

A couple weeks ago we showed you the “new to the Murder family” K5 Blazer as it was introduced and taken apart for a fresh paint job before some other updates and upgrades. This is a...

Best of 2020: The 1979 Frank Winchell Speech To The Corvair Society of America

On the surface, the story is well-known: An attorney by the name of Ralph Nader takes aim at General Motors and in particular, the 1960-64 Chevrolet Corvair, in the name of consumer protectionism....

MORE: CHEVY

Sleeper Video: Watch A 720hp GT-R and 650hp ZR-1 Get Taken On By A Cobalt SS

The Chevrolet Cobalt SS is what the Shelby GLHS was in the 1980s: an extremely capable and extremely underrated front-driver that, in the right hands, will serve embarrassment up on a silver platter...

Random Car Review: The 1980 Chevrolet “Push Me, Pull Me” Citation X-11

Things must’ve looked absolutely horrifying inside GM in late 1979 if the engineers had to resort to using a Chevrolet Citation X-11 hatchback for prototype development for the Chevrolet...

Money No Object: 1974 Chevrolet Camaro Z28/Type LT by Berger

The looks that people give me when I tell them that I prefer the 1974-77 Camaro over any other form of the car borderlines on the hysterical sometimes. It’s not the split-bumper. It’s not...

Rough Start: 1968 Chevrolet Caprice 396…Camper Special?!

One of the strangest parts involved with my grandfather and his every-four-year new Chrysler habit was the inevitable conversion from standard E-Class/New Yorker/whatever into a rolling HAM radio on...

The Parting Shift: Ever Heard Someone Beat Through The Gears With A GMC V6?

One of the biggest mysteries that came out of my time at “the yard” involved a late 1970s GMC truck. The squarebody was as they usually were in the later 1990s at the time in the Pacific...

Money No Object: 1977 GMC Sierra C35 – Grandpa Fresh

He got me. Bait, hook, set and all, he got me. Channing Ivey likes to drop me links to interesting vehicles he finds around Virginia. I haven’t looked at vehicles in Virginia with an urge to...

Classic YouTube: IROC Camaro, Meet IROC Camaro.

No car is more associated with the International Race of Champions series than the Chevrolet Camaro. Not the Porsche 911 RSR, not the Dodge Daytona IROC, not the Dodge Avenger, and not even the...

SEMA360 Preview: Chevrolet’s 1977 K5 Blazer-E With The Electric Connect And Cruise Crate Package

On the surface, nothing seems amiss…other than it’s the cleanest 1977 Chevrolet Blazer to exist on planet Earth since about the time Brian was a toddler and my dad was getting some...

Random Car Review: The 1977 Leata Cabalero and Cabalero Pickup, Better Known As Just How Far You Can Go With A Chevette

The 1970s was not kind to automobiles, this we’ve covered ad nauseum. Power was down, fluffy interiors and roofs were in, and opera windows got their time to shine. Everything had to be...