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Category Archive: MOPAR, Project Cars, Videos

The Challenger Revival, Part 21: Finishing Off The 5.7L Hemi Rebuild For The E-Body!

It’s getting closer and closer to being a running, driving car and just a little more work is needed before the engine that is destined for Dylan McCool’s 1973 Dodge Challenger is ready...

Between Muscle And Malaise: 1972 Ford Gran Torino

In each and every line of vehicle that was available at the time that could be considered a muscle car in any way, shape or form, there is a point where you see the muscle die and the malaise take...

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The Challenger Revival, Part 20: Engine And Transmission Work, Finally!

It’s about time. After watching Dylan McCool go through every last part of his 1973 Dodge Challenger revival project, we are finally to the meat and potatoes of what this car needs to...

Rough Start Fox Mustang: Radiator, Fan, And Some Electrical Tidbits

Oooh, would you look at that…there’s an engine sitting in the bay of the Rough Start Fox! It is a hollow victory as there is no transmission, no way to fire the engine off at the moment,...

Independence Chevelle: Getting The Front Clip Back Into Useable Shape

When Derek drove this 1970 Chevelle from Indiana home, he had a solid complaint the whole time: the front end didn’t care anything about what he was asking it to do. Now, it’s not...

BangShift Power Laggin’ Project Truck Update: Fixing Even More Hackery And Installing Some Accessories!

Cover photo by Rob Hentschel Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a...

Out Of Sight, Not Out Of Mind: Going Underneath Vice Grip Garage’s Big-Build Crew-Cab Square-Body

And here you were, thinking that Derek only played around with swamped Cadillacs, rusty Chevelles and a Monza Town Coupe so far gone that it was a miracle the car’s first noise wasn’t...

Rough Start “Tour Of Temptation”: 1969 Ford Falcon Futura

Okay, as of today it’s Rocky Mountain Race Week for your guide to low-buck classified hunting, and I’ve decided to try something a bit different today. From today until I’m back...

Want To Win A Field-Fresh 1957 Chevy Sedan That Does Burnouts? This One Is Being Given Away!

It is damn hard to look at a 1957 Chevrolet and say, “No, I don’t want that.” If you are a GM guy or a classic car nut, you know the appeal. And even if you’re die-hard...

This V8 Pinto Is A Great Example Of Not Needing Huge Power Numbers To Have Fun (VIDEO)

Keep your “kaboom!” jokes to yourself with this particular 1979 Ford Pinto, because this snotty little bastard is proof that you don’t need to be making Hellcat-territory power...

Cleaning Out The Caddy: How Bad Does Vice Grip Garage’s Field-Find DeVille Look Under The Carpets?

Dragging out a 1970 Cadillac sedan from a field in Minnesota where it’d been sinking into the earth under the weight of it’s bulk is a fairly easy concept to understand. Cadillacs from...

The Challenger Revival, Part 18: We Finally Have The Powertrain!

You can rebuild the suspension, you can wet sand the body until the original paint come shining through, you can even completely restore the interior. But all of that is for not if you have no...

Project Phantom, Part 2: One Step Forward, Three Steps Back

Note: if you haven’t read the first installment of Joe Grippo’s Project Phantom, check it out by CLICKING HERE. (Words and photos by Joe Grippo) The last installment of Project Phantom...

The Beginning Of The Endtimes: How The Pursuit Special Came To Be

I knew about the Mad Max film franchise when I was little. One of the Nintendo games that my mother had enjoyed was Mad Max (it came out in 1990) and all I could tell you about that game is that it...