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Blue Bullet Si: Mike Gbur’s 2000 Honda Civic Si
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Blue Bullet Si: Mike Gbur’s 2000 Honda Civic Si

The ponycar-era effectively began when the first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in 1964. It unceremoniously ended in the mid-1970s with the passage of stricter emissions laws and the […]

5.0 Revival: Summit Racing’s SN95 Mustang Project
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5.0 Revival: Summit Racing’s SN95 Mustang Project

It’s easy to dream about turning your daily driver Mustang into a tire-smokin’ horsepower-house with looks to match. Finding the time and money to do it all can be another […]

Step-by-Step: Upgrading a Ford 8.8 Rear Axle
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Step-by-Step: Upgrading a Ford 8.8 Rear Axle

Although the 8.8-inch rear axle found under zillions of 5.0L and 4.6L Ford Mustangs is a pretty good piece right from the factory, there are a couple of drawbacks: a […]

Step-by-Step: Installing TCI’s Powerglide Trans-Brake
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Step-by-Step: Installing TCI’s Powerglide Trans-Brake

The most popular automatic transmission in drag racing is GM’s two-speed Powerglide. A lot of those ’Glides have trans-brakes in them. Put those two thoughts together and voila—instant tech story. […]

Ultimate Challenger: Bob Motz’s 1970 Challenger
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Ultimate Challenger: Bob Motz’s 1970 Challenger

“I knew it had to have a big engine…” Bob Motz said of his 1970 Challenger R/T, “…and I wanted it to be different. I’ve seen my fair share of […]

Installing a Richmond Gear 6-Speed on a B-Body Mopar
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Installing a Richmond Gear 6-Speed on a B-Body Mopar

Nothing says horsepower quite like rowing through the gears in a 1960s vintage, big block-powered muscle car. But like all good things, there is a price to be paid for […]

Shoebox Hero: Denny Terzich’s 1956 Chevy
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Shoebox Hero: Denny Terzich’s 1956 Chevy

This story originally appeared in the Summit Racing catalog and also appeared on SummitRacing.com. It’s a minor miracle Denny Terzich Jr.’s head isn’t about 10 times larger than it is. […]

Custom Header Designs from Doug’s Headers
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Custom Header Designs from Doug’s Headers

Way back in the dawn of hot rodding, exhaust headers were a make-your-own proposition. Through trial and error, you cut and welded pieces of tubing together to create headers for […]

Big Carb Shootout: One Legendary Buick Tests Out Four Carburetors
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Big Carb Shootout: One Legendary Buick Tests Out Four Carburetors

  Richard Lasseter made hot rod history way back in 1984 when his 1970 Buick Gran Sport Stage 1 automatic beat a Plymouth GTX Hemi four-speed in a shootout sponsored […]

Camshafts 101: A Glossary of Camshaft and Valvetrain Terms
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Camshafts 101: A Glossary of Camshaft and Valvetrain Terms

If the rotating assembly is the heart and soul of your engine, then the camshaft is the brain. The camshaft controls the movement of the entire valvetrain, telling the valves […]