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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
Dakota Digital VHX Instruments for Chevelles
The stock dash on an early muscle car leaves a lot to be desired when it comes to monitoring your engine's vitals. Fortunately, there are a ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Feb 17, 2014
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Dakota Digital VHX Instruments for Chevelles
EZ-EFI 388ci Muscle Mouse
If you have a 4150-style intake manifold and you're looking to improve gas mileage or to improve your startup reliability, this is a great ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Feb 13, 2014
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EZ-EFI 388ci Muscle Mouse
1972 Chevy Nova - 27 Days
"It was all a big blur," Jimmy Matthews said after asking what it was like to build a 1972 Nova of this caliber in less than one month. » Read More
Jake Amatisto Feb 13, 2014
features
1972 Chevy Nova - 27 Days
Wilwood Performance Binders for Muscle Cars
If you're looking for ultimate braking power for your Chevy project, some of the best aftermarket systems available come from Wilwood ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Feb 12, 2014
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Wilwood Performance Binders for Muscle Cars
Tuning a Carbureted LS
There will forever be something cool about a simple carburetor under the hood of your hot rod. » Read More
Jake Amatisto Feb 6, 2014
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Tuning a Carbureted LS
Build Details of a Revamped Stroker
In this month's engine build, we resurrect an old bracket car combo with modern parts. » Read More
Jake Amatisto Jan 31, 2014
project cars
Build Details of a Revamped Stroker
1966 Chevy Chevelle - The Red Corsair
We spotted this classy Chevelle across a sea of nice rides during the Columbus Goodguys show and knew we had to shoot it for a full feature. » Read More
Jake Amatisto Jan 22, 2014
features
1966 Chevy Chevelle - The Red Corsair
1963 Chevy Nova Steering Upgrade
Replacing Our Nova's Sloppy Steering With Flaming River, CPP, and Eddie Motorsports » Read More
Jake Amatisto Jan 16, 2014
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1963 Chevy Nova Steering Upgrade
ASCS Return to the Coast
This year's Return to the Coast event saw 102 of the hardest handling muscle machines in the country doing battle on the tarmac at El Toro ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Jan 14, 2014
events
ASCS Return to the Coast
Balance Rotating Assemblies
We recently got to hang out with the guys from West Coast Balance to learn about the procedures they use to meticulously balance rotating ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Jan 13, 2014
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Balance Rotating Assemblies
1963 Chevy Nova - The Successor
You could say that Ryan Buck of Lino Lakes, Minnesota, has lived through a car guy's worst nightmare; getting into a wreck while cruising ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Dec 17, 2013
features
1963 Chevy Nova - The Successor
1969 Chevy Camaro - Trial By Fire
Only a year ago, Deborah McGilton's experience with fast muscle cars was limited to the rides at the autocross in her husband Tim's 1968 ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Dec 16, 2013
features
1969 Chevy Camaro - Trial By Fire
Stoker's Hot Rod Factory LS Engine Transplants
Think Gen III and newer engine swaps are a bit spendy and limited to those with deep pockets? Try again, because we’re about to ... » Read More
Henry De Los Santos Dec 13, 2013
engines drivetrain
Stoker's Hot Rod Factory LS Engine Transplants
DSE Front Speed 2 Kit - Chevy Chevelle
Try to quickly navigate through a relentless series of cones with a stock Chevelle and you’ll see that cars of that size weren’t ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Dec 12, 2013
chassis suspension
DSE Front Speed 2 Kit - Chevy Chevelle
Chevy Small Block 385ci - Dyno Results
"We'd be happy with 480 hp on motor, any more we'd consider it a gift from the racing gods," is what we thought as we travelled up ... » Read More
Jake Amatisto Dec 7, 2013
project cars
Chevy Small Block 385ci - Dyno Results
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