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Category Archive: Car Features, CHEVY, CHEVY, Project Cars

Introducing Project Evil Orchid: Scott Liggett’s 1965 Impala Has A Story To Tell

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) The Impala was one of the first vehicles to hit the forum’s Project Vehicle pages way back in 2007 when this website was known as CarJunkieTV.  Before that,...

A Revisited Project: We Check In On That Monster 1985 Chevy Caprice – Nearly 700 Horses At The Wheels!

Well, well, well…am I happy to see this beast again. You might remember this 1985 Chevy Caprice from when we first saw it at Steve’s Automotive in Lebanon, Tennessee at the beginning of...

Project Malibuuhoo: The International-Effort Drag Week Malibu Has Been Getting Updates For 2018!

“I will leave the garage unlocked for you. You’re welcome to back it out for better photos.” That is what Andy Warren texted me as I was driving to his house to check up on Project...

GM Truck Cluster Repair! We Give The Gauges Of A 2006 Silverado SS A Work-Over!

The text from my wife didn’t fill me with hope. “My oil pressure is bouncing from zero to 40 and it started dinging, so I’m coming back to swap vehicles.” Fantastic…not...

The Undead Sled: This 1954 Chevy Was Recently Revived From Death And Pressed Into Service!

(Photos by Dave Nutting, unless otherwise noted) Here’s one for you: Close your eyes for a second and think of a 1950’s Chevrolet. What do you see? Most people with even a passing interest in...

Cool Runnin Camaros Stage GM F-Body Party – Epic Camaros & Firebirds!

Nearly one hundred F-body Camaro’s and Firebirds from every GM Factory Generation showed up for a classic car show, held at Selman Chevrolet in Orange, California over the weekend, staged by the...

BangShift Project Files: An Update On The Former CarJunkieTV 1972 Nova

It’s been a couple of years since we checked in on forum member “Proven Guilty” and the 1972 Chevrolet Nova that used to be a part of the CarJunkieTV.com fleet, back before...

Rescue Update: The “Wild Cherry” Chevy Van Has Come A Long Way In Half A Year!

Right at the tail end of 2017 we learned about a 1975 Chevrolet G10 van known as “Wild Cherry” that had lived one hell of a life. A true 1970s custom build, the Chevy had been built by...

Money No Object: This Lingenfelter-Modified 1999 Chevrolet Suburban Packs 9.9L Of Eff-You Power!

Nine-point-nine liters of engine, normally sourced for a marine application, plopped into the most typically 1990s Chevrolet Suburban you’ve ever seen in your life. You know how there are...

Counting Pennies: This $500 Chevy Monte Carlo Will Be Built For $5,000!

By now you should be pretty familiar with the Rough Start finds that I put up each week. The premise behind these Craigslist hunts is simple: for $5,000 you should be able to have a running, driving...

BangShift Project Files: A 1968 Chevrolet Camaro That’s Destined For Drag Week

Halfway through February, and we’re already starting to see the crop of Drag Week 2018 hopefuls getting their rears in gear and getting their projects sorted so that they can make the call when...

A Serious Rescue: The “Wild Cherry” Chevy Van From The Movie “Van Nuys Blvd.”

Van culture peaked in the late 1970s, fact. So did cruising, disco, and other questionable vices that to people of my age, represent the dark side of what my parents were up to before I was born. I...

Dude, Perfect: Someone Is Stuffing A C6 Corvette Chassis Into A Buick Roadmaster Wagon To Make A Time Attack Car

WHOA. Whoa, whoa, whoa. Ok, I’m sure there are still plenty of you that are upset about the Duster-meets-Corvette creature I featured in this year’s LS Fest coverage. (If you want a...

BangShift Project Files: The Project C3 Corvette Build Continues: Big Pipes, Big Block, Big Dog…

We follow forum member SuperBuickGuy’s builds because he is absolutely meticulous in detail and entertaining as he progresses on a project…whichever one he is spinning wrenches on this...