Articles written by: Christopher Campbell

Christopher Campbell has been heavily involved in the automotive world since he began building his first car, a 1967 Ford Ranchero, with his dad at the age of 14. That started a lifelong passion with custom hot rods and muscle cars. After graduating from Cal State Long Beach, he went to work for HOT ROD magazine as Associate Editor. From there he became Technical Editor at Popular Hot Rodding magazine. Currently he creates freelance content for OnAllCylinders as well as many diverse enthusiast magazine titles such as HOT ROD, Muscle Mustangs and Fast Fords, Mopar Muscle, Super Chevy, Mustang Monthly, and 8-Lug.

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Tech Articles

Member of the Family (Part 2): Installing Our Ford 408 Windsor in a ’68 Mustang

In the first installment of our ’68 Mustang project build, we detailed the pre-install prep on our 408 cubic-inch Windsor from BluePrint Engines that would replace the original 289. Now […]

On the ground with the coilovers in place you can easily see one other required modification when running the RideTech 4-link rear suspension; the stock rear tailpipes will no longer fit and there isn’t much hope of routing customs ones either. The best options are side exit exhaust, turn downs off the mufflers, or you could follow our plan and route the tail pipes under the housing. Ground clearance will not be an issue, we just have to determine clearance for travel.
Tech / Tech Projects

Surefooted Steed: Adding a RideTech Coilover Suspension System to Our ’68 Mustang

  In the real world, sometimes life and unforeseen issues cause a project to get off course and backburnered for a bit. It’s probably happened to you, and it happened […]

Single Part Number 5-Speed Swap: Summit Racing Simplifies Swapping a Modern Manual into Classic Mustangs
How Tos / Tech

Single Part Number 5-Speed Swap: Summit Racing Simplifies Swapping a Modern Manual into Classic Mustangs

In our first installment of our ’68 Mustang rejuvenation project, we prepped our Blueprint 408 Windsor to be dropped in and replace the tired original 289. Since then, we did […]

Member of the Family (Part 1): We Build a Ford 408 Windsor for an Old Family Friend
Tech / Tech Projects

Member of the Family (Part 1): We Build a Ford 408 Windsor for an Old Family Friend

When it comes to friendships, there’s not much that people value higher than loyalty and steadfastness. You know, that type of friend that you can always count on to be […]

The perforated holes inside the FR500’s exhaust tips are part of the key to its droneless demeanor since they work to change the frequency content of what comes out the tip.
Product Installs / Tech

Powerful Sound with No Drone! Bolting On Ford Racing’s FR500 Mufflers For ’05-’09 Mustang GT and GT500

There’s a common checklist of parts and upgrades that every late model Mustang enthusiast wants to get for their car, and right at the top is almost always a good […]