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Penultimate LT1, Part 1: Aiming for 600-Plus HP with a 396 Gen II
Scott Parker Mar 27, 2015
Penultimate LT1, Part 1: Aiming for 600-Plus HP with a 396 Gen II
This may not be the last Gen II LT1 that Super Chevy ever builds, but we certainly aimed to make it the most impressive. » Read More
engines drivetrain
Building an Insane Supercharged LS7 / LS9 that Pushes Past 1,000 HP
Barry Kluczyk Mar 26, 2015
Building an Insane Supercharged LS7 / LS9 that Pushes Past 1,000 HP
Recently, Thomson has experimented with an E85 version of the LS7/LS9 combination, which pushed output past the 1,000-horsepower threshold. » Read More
project cars
How We Got Our 1967 AMD Chevrolet Chevelle SS Ready for the Hot Rod Power Tour
John Gilbert Mar 24, 2015
How We Got Our 1967 AMD Chevrolet Chevelle SS Ready for the Hot Rod Power Tour
It was one of those emails from your boss that you fear: “The AMD Chevelle is going on the Hot Rod Power Tour. Make sure it’s ready and won’t break ... » Read More
additional tech
Should You Build Your Own Carter Carburetor? - Carb-O Loading, Part 2
James Berry Mar 24, 2015
Should You Build Your Own Carter Carburetor? - Carb-O Loading, Part 2
This month we will decode the Carter AFB carburetor’s triangular metal identification tag, review the identifying suffix codes, and carburetor identification ... » Read More
engines drivetrain
How to Get 384 HP Out of a 4.8L Engine - Mini Mouse, Part 1
Richard Holdener Mar 23, 2015
How to Get 384 HP Out of a 4.8L Engine - Mini Mouse, Part 1
Some time ago we introduced our Modern Mouse series that covered a whole slew of performance parts applied to a 5.3L LM7 truck engine. » Read More
Direct Gasoline Injection is Here, and it is Time to Get Familiar
As we entered into 2014, the industry was abuzz with the acronym “GDI,” otherwise known as Gasoline Direct Injection. » Read More
Howard Tanner Mar 19, 2015
engines drivetrain
Direct Gasoline Injection is Here, and it is Time to Get Familiar
Composite Intake Test: AFR Dual-Plane vs. Single-Plane
When it comes to small-block Chevy intake manifolds, there are two distinct camps, those who dig the dual-plane and those who swear by the ... » Read More
Richard Holdener Mar 18, 2015
engines drivetrain
Composite Intake Test: AFR Dual-Plane vs. Single-Plane
1958 Chevrolet Corvette Project Car - Steering Upgrade, Part 2
As we covered in the last installment, the first-generation Corvette’s front suspension and steering—unfortunately—was closely tied ... » Read More
Scott Parker Mar 11, 2015
project cars
1958 Chevrolet Corvette Project Car - Steering Upgrade, Part 2
How to Wire an Electronic Tachometer as Easy as 1-2-3
One of the instruments our ’67 didn’t have after the restoration was a tachometer, so we threw in an Auto Meter tach we had in the ... » Read More
John Gilbert Feb 17, 2015
engines drivetrain
How to Wire an Electronic Tachometer as Easy as 1-2-3
Get More Power from a Chevrolet Performance ZZ502 Crate Engine
Crate engines have really made upgrading our Corvettes easy. Grab a keyboard or pick up a phone, if you roll old school, and in a few days ... » Read More
Steven Rupp Feb 13, 2015
engines drivetrain
Get More Power from a Chevrolet Performance ZZ502 Crate Engine
Four Ways to Get Your LS Engine to 600 Horsepower
Here’s a quartet of ways to get your LS to make 600 horsepower. When it comes to performance in 2015, people are flocking to the dominant ... » Read More
Richard Holdener Feb 10, 2015
engines drivetrain
Four Ways to Get Your LS Engine to 600 Horsepower
What it Takes to Design Top-Notch Accessory Drive Systems
To get a better handle on what goes into designing accessory drive systems that can handle the rigors of today’s high-performance ... » Read More
Stephen Kim Feb 10, 2015
engines drivetrain
What it Takes to Design Top-Notch Accessory Drive Systems
Three Ways to Pick Up Power with Your 350 Chevy Engine
One of the many great things about the small-block Chevy is its versatility. Think about it for a minute: the same basic powerplant has ... » Read More
Richard Holdener Feb 5, 2015
engines drivetrain
Three Ways to Pick Up Power with Your 350 Chevy Engine
First Test! Lunati Bootlegger Cam in a 383
We dyno test Lunati's New Bootlegger Cam in a Chevrolet Performance 383 » Read More
Richard Holdener Jan 15, 2015
engines drivetrain
First Test! Lunati Bootlegger Cam in a 383
How to Clean an Engine Bay without Removing the Engine - Fireball Makeover
Our goal is to prove that anyone could successfully repaint and update the engine compartment in their driveway without removing the ... » Read More
Tony Huntimer Jan 15, 2015
paint body
How to Clean an Engine Bay without Removing the Engine - Fireball Makeover

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