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Tinman Tech: How to Make Your Own Custom Gauge Panel in 7 Steps

Editor’s Note: Luke Merrill is a rising star in the custom car world. His most recent project, the 1940 Chevy named Tinmama, place third in the 2019 SEMA Show’s Battle […]

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GRM Swaps LS6 for New LS3 to Power C5 Z06 Racecar (Video)

The Chevrolet Corvette C5 Z06 was produced between 2001 and 2004 and has been a formidable weapon at autocross and road racing since day one. As depreciation sets in, these […]

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Monte Makeover (Part 8): AR5 Transmission Swap Step-by-Step

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 to transform his […]

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Monte Makeover (Part 7): Selecting and Sourcing Parts for the Transmission Swap

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 to transform his […]

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Project Firebolt: The LSX Turbo Tacoma (Part 13): This is It

In this update, we’re taking a retrospective look at the past six months of this build that started with tracking down a junkyard engine and ended up with a beast […]

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Video: Summit Racing Upgrades a 2018 Can-Am X3

In today’s video, our friends at Summit Racing introduce you to one of their latest project vehicles—a 2018 Can-Am Maverick X3 X DS Turbo R, which underwent several exterior and […]

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Project Firebolt: The LSX Turbo Tacoma (Part 12): Wire, Fill and Fire!

There’s nothing in the world like firing up your project car for the first time. The thrill, the excitement, the smoke…the smoke?!  Well, hopefully not too much smoke. After seven […]

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Project Firebolt: The LSX Turbo Tacoma (Part 11): Wiring Up and Cooling Off

In this update we’re starting on our big wiring job and keeping that turbocharged tornado frosty with a front mount intercooler and methanol injection kit. LS-based engine swaps are popular […]

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Project Firebolt: The LSX Turbo Tacoma (Part 10): Plumbing for Fuel, Oil and Water

It’s time to tackle the important job of plumbing the lines for all the vital fluids that will keep Firebolt alive and well. This turbo 5.3 will need plenty of […]

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Monte Makeover (Part 6): Summit Racing Pro LS Cam Install, Exhaust Upgrade…and Dyno Test!

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 to transform his […]