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Category Archive: CHEVY, ENGINE, OTHER, Tech Stories

How Honda Forced General Motors To Eat Their Words, A Story Of Pride Going Before The Fall

General Motors has often found itself suffering from a sharp case of foot-in-mouth disease as the years pass on. From such fun issues as the X-body screwup and badge-engineering a Chevrolet Cavalier...

Classic YouTube: The Callaway C6 SuperNatural Corvette LM – Swinging For The Fences In 1994!

In 1989, Callaway Cars did what many consider the impossible: they made a C4 Corvette run 254 miles per hour. The “SledgeHammer” Corvette is still one of the most wicked machines...

How To Sell A 1965 Chevrolet Impala: Stick It On A Rock In The Middle Of The Surf!

Selling a car on a television commercial isn’t as easy as it looks. Just plopping the car down and rattling off what it does have and how much it costs isn’t exciting. Exciting might...

The 1980s, Summed Up In One Tandem Drift – C4 Corvette Versus A Big-Boy Cadillac!

One event that we have yet to check out in person is the Powercruise USA show up at Brainerd International Raceway in Michigan. If “Powercruise” sounds familiar, that’s because you...

Classic YouTube: The Chevrolet Vega “Cutaway” Commercial

Chevrolet bet big on the Vega when they debuted it in 1970. A new assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio was built, as were the unique Vert-a-pac rail cars that GM designed in conjunction with Southern...

Money No Object: 1997 Chevrolet Camaro SS 30th Anniversary LT4

Colors and stripe kits are open call-outs for performance cars. Rosso Corsa Red might be the international racing color of Italy, but tell me you don’t immediately think of a Ferrari. LimeLight...

Speedy Delivery! This Chevrolet C10 Flatbed Is Giving Us Really Good Ideas!

Work truck…yeah, I remember my first one. Later 1980s Dodge D-50 Ram 2wd, baby blue, stick shift, dead stock and had only been towed behind somebody’s recreational vehicle prior to the...

Random Car Reviews: Two Of The Biggest Hitters Of The 1990s: The Red ’57 Chevy And The White Camaro!

Growing up in the 1990s, if you even had a passing interest in drag racing, you knew who these two guys were. One was a mouthy mother who could curb-stomp and opponent at will in a car that had the...

Get That Lean Going: The Brutal Test Of The 1969 Chevrolet Impala 396!

Seeing how Car and Track skewered the 1974 Chevrolet Camaro Type LT during testing is one thing. The Camaro was at the end of any acceptable form of the Musclecar era, and had cowed into a soft, slow...

Money No Object: 1976 Chevrolet Camaro “Europo Hurst” by Frua

(Photos: RM Sotheby’s) I’m an avowed fan of the 1974-77 form of the Chevrolet Camaro. In general, second-gen Camaros are a score. Everybody loves a split-bumper car, the Vega-style early...

A Rare Pairing: A Twin-Turbo, Five-Speed Lincoln Mark VII vs. An LS1 Caprice Coupe

It’s not exceedingly rare to see either one of these cars at a dragstrip. The Lincoln Mark VII and LSC are essentially longer Mustangs in tuxedos and the B-body Caprices can tolerate just about...

Rough Start: 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle That Looks Very Familiar To One Of Us…

The moment I saw the listing for this 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle, a meme popped into my head: “It’s called ‘karma’, and it’s pronounced ‘Ha-Ha, F*** You!'”...

Somebody’s Salty: GM Has Put A Bounty Out For Converting FCA Owners!

(Lead Photo: US News and World Report) What’s the fastest way to irritate an entire auto manufacturer? Outsell them where they historically sell well. The moment they get knocked off of the...

Rough Start: 1993 Chevrolet Blazer Sport – The Dying Breed

Forty years is how long the Chevrolet Blazer K5 lasted in it’s original form, a two-door full-size sport-utility vehicle. That body shell outlived the Blazer name, living on as the two-door...