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Project Firebolt: The LSX Turbo Tacoma (Part 2): Engine Teardown Time

In this update, we’re breaking this junkyard 5.3L V8 down to see what we’re working with and start the process of breathing new life into this trusty old workhorse. This […]

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Monte Makeover (Part 4): Track Testing and Dyno Testing our LS 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 1): The Master Plan and Engine Arrive

Four years ago, I embarked on a journey with Summit Racing to build my dream car. Since high school, I had been fascinated with big engines in little cars, but […]

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Monte Makeover (Part 3): A Blown Up Small Block Inspires an LS 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 […]

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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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Monte Makeover (Part 1): Transforming an ’86 Monte Carlo into an Autocross Killer Starts with a 56-Hour Suspension Overhaul

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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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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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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Video: Measuring Power & Torque Gains From a Cam Swap in a 5.0L Ford

In today’s video, engine builder Richard Holdener is going to show you the dyno results of a previously modified 5.0L Ford engine before and after a cam swap (and unplanned […]

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Pontiac Prizefight: Restoring a 1969 Firebird (Part 2)

If you happened to catch Part 1 of this series, then you’re up to date with what we are doing with this 1969 Pontiac Firebird, but if you’re not, let […]