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Mailbag: LT1 Corvette Intake Upgrade for a GM L83 LT Engine

Q: I have a Gen. Five, LT-series 5.3L L83 engine that’s going into my 1975 Chevy Monza. The factory intake manifold is too tall to clear the stock hood, so […]

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Prevent Damage to Delicate AN Fittings with the Proper Tools

Wander through the pits at any drag race or examine enough cars at shows, and sooner or later you’ll find beat-up AN fittings. Some will have a few nicks and […]

The disassembled fuel pressure regulator illustrates its simplicity. The spring can be adjusted externally with a screw and lock nut. Note the small nipple connection on the dome on both the small red version and the larger black Aeromotive regulator. (Image/Jeff Smith)
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Install a Bypass Fuel Pressure Regulator on an EFI System

I’m building an LS engine to put into an early Chevy pickup and I’ve got a fuel delivery system question. I’m running one of those new Holley Sniper aluminum fabricated […]

Project Warrior 2.0 (Part 2): Putting Together the Build Plan for an Arctic-Bound ’78 Bronco
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Project Warrior 2.0 (Part 2): Putting Together the Build Plan for an Arctic-Bound ’78 Bronco

EDITOR’S NOTE: Courtney Barber loves driving, wrenching on vehicles, and road trips—big, BIG road trips! You may know Courtney from her “Project Road Warrior” 1965 Mustang, which she drove to […]

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Mailbag: What Lifters Should I Use For My 360 Dodge Magnum Cam Swap?

Q: I’m building a 360 Dodge Magnum engine, and want to install a performance hydraulic roller camshaft. I can’t find the replacement OEM lifter alignment bars that the stock roller […]

If this API ‘donut’ appears on a bottle of oil, inspect the label as this means the oil is a current spec API legal oil with an SL, SM, or SN rating. This means it contains roughly an 800 ppm concentration of ZDDP and is probably not a good choice for a flat tappet camshaft engine unless the valvetrain is completely stock—and even then this might be taking chances with lifter/cam durability. (Image/Jeff Smith)
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Can I Mix Zinc Additive with Off-the-Shelf Motor Oil to Save Money?

Why can’t I just add a bottle of zinc additive to my oil and then just use regular off-the-shelf oil? Won’t that work just as well as those more expensive […]

Project Road Warrior 2.0: Building a 1978 Bronco to Tackle a Trip to the Arctic
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Project Road Warrior 2.0: Building a 1978 Bronco to Tackle a Trip to the Arctic

EDITOR’S NOTE: Courtney Barber loves driving, wrenching on vehicles, and road trips—big, BIG road trips! You may know Courtney from her “Project Road Warrior” 1965 Mustang, which she drove to […]

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Mailbag: Parts Recipe for Turning a ’94 Camaro Z28 Into a 12-Sec Car

Q: I want my 1994 Camaro Z28 to run 12-12.50 quarter miles. Can you put together a parts list that will get me in the ballpark? Thanks for the help! […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Transmission Recommendations for a ’64 Chevelle

I have a 1964 Chevelle convertible. Several years ago I put a 700-R4 in it, which has never shifted correctly. It slips, doesn’t work right with the carburetor, etc. I […]

Mailbag: Can I Overbore a 267 to Power My ’65 Chevy Truck?
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Mailbag: Can I Overbore a 267 to Power My ’65 Chevy Truck?

Q: My father gave me a 267 Chevy small block that came from a Malibu. I’d like to drop it into my 1965 Chevy truck but I don’t think it’s […]