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Jake Amatisto

Jake Amatisto

Freelance

A writer, mechanic and photographer since 2001 and is currently producing content for Source Interlink Media.

Articles Jake has contributed to
Installing Glass and Trim - Project Hardtop Hellion
Once the mechanical, electrical, and fluid systems were in place on our 1963 Nova project car, we could focus on making it look the way we ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Aug 21, 2014
project cars
Installing Glass and Trim - Project Hardtop Hellion
681 HP and 617 LB-FT Supercharged LS3 Crate Engine - Twisted LS3
If you’re looking for a crate engine for under ten grand, Chevrolet Performance’s LS3 is a solid foundation. » Read More
Jake Amatisto Jul 11, 2014
engines drivetrain
681 HP and 617 LB-FT Supercharged LS3 Crate Engine - Twisted LS3
Plumbing and Fluid Dynamics - Project Hardtop Hellion
We dive into the fuel, coolant, and oiling systems of the Hardtop Hellion, our 1963 Chevrolet Nova project car, by installing the ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Jun 23, 2014
project cars
Plumbing and Fluid Dynamics - Project Hardtop Hellion
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Project - Leaf Spring and Brake Swap
Get get a sturdier grip for our 1957 Bel Air project car by revamping the rear suspension. Find out how to swap the leaf spring and brakes ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Jun 20, 2014
project cars
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Project - Leaf Spring and Brake Swap
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Project - A Challenger Appears
Over the course of the next several issues, expect this 1957 Chevy Bel Air to go through a series of transformations that will showcase ... » Read More
Henry De Los Santos May 30, 2014
chassis suspension
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Project - A Challenger Appears
Easy LS Bolt-On with Kenne Bell's Mammoth Supercharger - Power Play!
Big horsepower on pump gas with a modern EFI powerplant is becoming easier and easier to come by these days. Power-adders, such as ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto May 21, 2014
engines drivetrain
Easy LS Bolt-On with Kenne Bell's Mammoth Supercharger - Power Play!
1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop - Silver Sultan
Check out this 'bagged Tri-Five! When we spotted Mike Mendoza's clean machine on the rollers at Westech's chassis dyno, we had to share it. » Read More
Jake Amatisto May 12, 2014
features
1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop - Silver Sultan
How to Build a Budget 637hp 385ci Small-Block Engine
In this Tech article, we get 637hp out of a 385ci small-block build using products from Speedway Motors, TorqStorm, Performance ... » Read More
Henry De Los Santos Mar 21, 2014
project cars
How to Build a Budget 637hp 385ci Small-Block Engine
Installing an Exhaust System and Headers - Project Hardtop Hellion
To get that muscle car sound, we install a Flowmaster header and exhaust system on our Project Hardtop Hellion 1963 Chevrolet Nova! Check ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Mar 17, 2014
exhaust
Installing an Exhaust System and Headers - Project Hardtop Hellion
1970 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 - Carbon-Carver
McGilton contacted one of the best in the business when it comes to making old muscle cars out-handle even modern day sports cars: Kyle and ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Mar 14, 2014
features
1970 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 - Carbon-Carver
How to Wire a 1963 Chevrolet Nova - Project Hardtop Hellion
This month we're wiring the electrical gadgetry on our Project Hardtop Hellion, a 1963 Chevrolet Nova! » Read More
Jake Amatisto Mar 12, 2014
interior
How to Wire a 1963 Chevrolet Nova - Project Hardtop Hellion
2013 Holley LS Fest in Bowling Green - Festival Of Power
We highly recommend attending Holley’s LS Fest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Whether you’re into old or new muscle cars, wheels-up drag ... » Read More
Henry De Los Santos Mar 10, 2014
events
2013 Holley LS Fest in Bowling Green - Festival Of Power
1963 Chevy Impala - Fullsize Mojo
When it comes to sunny Saturday morning cruises, nothing beats taking a ride in a fullsize Chevy muscle car. » Read More
Jake Amatisto Feb 20, 2014
features
1963 Chevy Impala - Fullsize Mojo
1967 Chevy Chevelle - Thunder Blue Brute
We could tell Mike Cuthbertson is the type of guy who's never satisfied. Most people would take one look at his car when we shot it a ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Feb 18, 2014
features
1967 Chevy Chevelle - Thunder Blue Brute
Interior Assembly - 1963 Chevy Nova
Our $2,800 Nova's interior was a complete disaster when we drove it home last year. It was a wreck, but it was our wreck. » Read More
Jake Amatisto Feb 18, 2014
how to
Interior Assembly - 1963 Chevy Nova
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