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Category Archive: CHEVY, FORD, HISTORIC, Videos

Classic YouTube: EVOC Training For The California Highway Patrol – 9C1 Caprices, B4C Camaro and SSP Mustangs!

The only way to become proficient at something is to do it until you master it. Doesn’t matter if it’s learning to play a musical instrument or shooting a machine gun, do it enough times...

Random Car Review: 1978 Chevrolet Malibu Classic “Black Sterling” Concept

Towards the end of the 1970s, GM saw the writing on the wall: cars had finally reached peak mass and needed to be shrunken if the company was going to have any hope in Hell of making profits in the...

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Should’ve Stuck Around: 1968 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible – Making Economy Look Good

Could GM have kept the Chevrolet Corvair around successfully past 1969 if they tried? It’s an easy punchline when discussing anything involving the General: they make a new model, beta-test it...

The Garage Find Dream: Dusting Off A 1969 Chevelle That’s Been Squirreled Away

We had one as a family car. We traded a 1950 Chevy truck that had been hot-rodded up for it. The truck was a ripper, a four-speed screamer, but it had issues…the least of which were the plywood...

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Classic YouTube: Going Full-Vertical In A Blazer At Bowling Green

Oil downs are an absolute killer at a drag race. Instead of roaring engines and frying tires, we get the joy of watching the track cleanup crew clean and sweep the track to make sure the next racers...

Rough Start “Tour Of Temptation”: 1981 GMC Caballero

The list of cars I actually want to own longer than a few weeks at a time is fairly short, to be honest. I want to sample everything, I want to push cars to the limit, I want to understand the...

Let The Neighbors Hear It: This 427-Powered 1971 Camaro Screams It’s War Cry!

Some days, you just have to let go of your inhibitions and have some fun. You’ve been good for weeks on end. You’ve shuttled the kids around. You’ve sat through every meeting...

Rough Start: 1976 Chevrolet Malibu Classic – Fresh From A Peel

So back in the day…wow, a decade ago now, odd to think about!…I was in a love-hate relationship with my 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle. The car itself was awesome to drive…the engine was a...

Pre-Rocket Bunny: 1977 Chevrolet Monza Widebody – Can You Hear The Screaming Small-Block?

The Chevrolet Vega might have been tainted goods after the rust started to appear and the engines started to go boom, but that didn’t mean that the whole platform was bad. Chevrolet just needed...

Copart Cadaver: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle That Learned How To Roll Over

My first introduction to what a muscle car was came in 1992. Do you remember the big-ass JCPenny Christmas catalog that had everything from clothes to furniture, board games to appliances in it?...

Random Car Review: 1994 GMC Suburban by Lingenfelter: Would 605 Cubic Inches Please You, Sir?

(Lead and engine photos: Aaron Kiley/Car and Driver) 1994…what a year. Music, news, world events…way too much to dive into without going off on thousands of tangents, so let’s stick...

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Random Car Review: The Hagan/Felton 1982 Chevrolet Camaro LeMans GTO Racer

When an American car heads to LeMans, eyes are watching, and it’s because it appears that anyone who seriously takes on the Circuit de la Sarthe is deadly serious about the task at hand. Think...

The Brightening, Part 3: The Barn-Find Camaro Gets Polished Up For It’s Upcoming Sale

I love second-generation Camaros. I do not like the 1978-81 Camaro. It’s not for a styling perspective so much, but instead it’s due to several rubber-nosed cars that showed up and gave...

Watch The “Swamp Thing” Chevy Do What It Does Best – Work In The Mud And The Muck!

There’s a mindset that hard work requires you to get down and dirty. Grease under your fingernails, mud on your boots, dirt on your face, and sweat turning all of that into some kind of funky...