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Mailbag: Using a Limited-Slip Differential to Hook Up a 1985 Chevy C10 at the Strip

Q: I am 18 years old and currently working on my first hot rod. It’s a 1985 Chevy C10 Custom Deluxe with a 350. I know it’s not your typical […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Money-Saving Tips for LS Swapping a ’66 Chevy II

I have a 1966 Chevy II with a 327 and a four-speed. It’s a great car because it’s light and kinda nimble for a ‘60s car. I’m considering an LS […]

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Mailbag: Putting More Towing Muscle in a 1976 Straight-Six 250-Powered Chevy Pickup

Q: I’m working on building up the straight-six 250 engine in my 1976 Chevy pickup. It came with dual exhaust and a Rochester 2SE carburetor. I’d like to eventually be […]

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Mailbag: Choosing a Ring-and-Pinion for a Fox-Body Mustang

Q: I have a 1991 Ford Mustang LX couple with a bone-stock 302. I’ve always thought about getting an 8.8-inch ring and pinion set for my Ford, but I’m having […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Can Direct Injection and E85 Live Together in Harmony?
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Can Direct Injection and E85 Live Together in Harmony?

I drive a 2014 Corvette Stingray LT1 7 speed manual with a cold air intake and dyno tune as the only performance mods thus far. In my quest to add more […]

Monte Makeover (Part 2): Transforming an ’86 Monte Carlo into an Autocross Killer Continues
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Monte Makeover (Part 2): Transforming an ’86 Monte Carlo into an Autocross Killer Continues

Editor’s Note: Perhaps the only things Travis Jones loves more than his 1986 Monte Carlo SS are autocross courses and a good challenge. That’s why Travis is on a mission […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Before Buying a New Carb to Fix Engine Stumble, Try This

I just bought a nice ’69 Dodge Charger with a 440 that I got on a really good deal because the previous owner had given up trying to make the […]

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Mailbag: Swapping a V8 into a 1984 Chevy S-10 Pickup

Q: A couple of questions. First, I have a 1984 Chevy S-10 pickup with a 2.8L V6 and a 5-speed manual transmission, and I want to change things up a […]

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Mailbag: Optimizing Gear Ratio for RPM at Cruising Speeds

Q: My 1974 Chevy Nova has 4.11 gears, but I’m interested in changing them. I’ll be taking a long trip soon and I’d like to cruise at around 2,000 rpm […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: When Troubleshooting Fuel Systems, Keep it Simple

Jeff Smith: Instead of the usual question from a reader, I thought the following scenario that a friend and I recently suffered through might be of help to car guys working […]