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Alex Taylor’s 1955 Chevrolet Project: Rear Suspension And Wheelie Bars For The 6 Second Ride

The project is still moving right along, but there isn’t much time before it is supposed to hit the road! Last episode the rear housing was cut, welded, and worked into one big stout beast and...

Building A Fabricated 9 inch Housing For A 6 Second 200 mph Hot Rod. Alex Taylor’s ’55 Chevy Chassis Is Almost Done!

When you build a car that is capable of making thousands of horsepower, and then utilizing it to run the quarter mile in 6 seconds at over 200 mph, there are a lot of components and parts and pieces...

This Is What Happens When You Go Looking For Parts In A Place With Whole Cars – Finnegan’s Garage

We’ve all done it, and if you haven’t then can you really call yourself a car guy? You have a project that needs parts, whether it is trim or body panels or even speed parts, and you end...

Historical Footage: Corvette At LeMans In 1960 – From Off The Ship To The End Of The Race, Get A Glimpse Into How The Corvette Did On It’s First Outing At LeMans

Considering that five years beforehand, LeMans was the scene of quite possibly the most horrific auto racing crash known, it was nothing short of amazing that three Corvettes were at LeMans, courtesy...

Money No Object: 1970 Chevrolet Camaro SS L78

It’s a second-generation Camaro. That means that I was already done for, even before I started looking at the details. It’s blue, it’s beyond insanity how clean it is, and it has...

Project Hay Hauler: We Install The New Engine, A New McLeod RXT Twin Disc Clutch, And Prep For Rocky Mountain Race Week.

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) If you have been following along on my build of 1967 GMC pickup we call Project Hay Hauler, you will have seen I took a 383 I  had collecting dust in the corner...

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...

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...

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...

In-Progress: The “Rough Cut” 1957 Chevrolet Being Built By ITW Hot Rods

A few years ago, we first showed you a car known as the “Hulk Camino”. The best way to describe the creation was to picture a radical Hot Wheels take on a 1959 Chevrolet El Camino, with...

BangShift Project Files: 1991 Chevrolet Lumina Z34 Preparing For An LS4 Swap

I’m old enough to remember seeing Luminas like this one everywhere. I’m young enough to not quite fully understand why everybody hated them as much as they did. So bear with me on that,...

Stupid Gearhead Storytime: Doing The Most With The Least At The Junkyard!

With all the “social distancing” and “stay-at-homing” going on right now, some of us have been fortunate enough to have been given a time out from the typical daily rat race....

BangShift Project Files: 1968 Chevrolet C10 Stepside – Daughter’s First Truck

The first project car is always something special. I went through a couple of false starts before I got to rip into my 1979 Caprice coupe early in my high-school years and I couldn’t have been...

BangShift Project Files: Not One, But Two Of The Mythical 1977 Chevrolet Chevelle SE Unicorns!

A couple of years ago, while spending the early-morning hours buried somewhere in the depths of the Internet, I came across a car that I had never seen or heard of before…and that rarely...