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Mailbag: Tips for Supercharging a 454 Engine

Q: My Pro Street 1967 Chevy El Camino is powered by a 454, bored .030″ over. The engine has a Holley 750 cfm carb, an Edelbrock RPM Air Gap intake, […]

Motorsports

NHRA Wrap-Up: Torrence, Tasca III, McGaha & Hines Win Summit Racing Nats

Bob Tasca III picked up back-to-back Funny Car wins for the first time in his career, knocking off Jack Beckman in the final round Sunday at the 13th annual Summit […]

News & Car Culture

Off-Road Racing Legend Rod Hall, 81, Passes Away

Rod Hall, the winningest desert racer in motorsports history, passed away recently, according to several reports. He was 81. Hall competed in 50 consecutive Baja 1000s, winning his class 25 […]

Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Cam Swap Tech for 5.3L LS/Vortec Engines

I’ve seen in a 4.8L LS engine story where you used a COMP short duration hydraulic roller cam and the engine made really good power. That cam, if I recall […]

Product Profiles

Protect Connecting Rods with Mr. Gasket’s Rod Vise

Securely holding a connecting rod to do simple things like removing the rod bolts, removing the caps, torquing bolts and measuring bearing clearances in the bore cannot be accomplished without […]

How Tos

How to Install Exhaust Heat Shields to Protect Your Truck Bed

Exhaust heat shields manufactured from stainless steel or electrogalvanized steel can be used to protect your truck bed from the heat generated from your exhaust system. Our friends at MAR-K—makers […]

Product Installs

Video: Installing a Summit Electric Fuel Pump in a ’79 Cherokee

A while back, I got my 1979 Jeep Cherokee back on the road after swapping in some full width ¾-ton axles, 63-inch Chevy leaf springs with a shackle flip in […]

Q&A

Mailbag: Basic Advice for Swapping an LS1 into a ’75 Corvette Stingray

Q: I want to put a fuel injected LS1 engine into my 1975 Corvette Stingray. The car has a 4-speed transmission, air conditioning, power brakes, and power steering. Can you […]

Events

Photo Gallery: 2019 Hot Rod Power Tour Brings Thousands of Cool Rides to Norwalk

NORWALK, OH — The 2019 Hot Rod Power Tour—which began June 8 in Concord, NC, and concluded June 14 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk—served as a showcase for some […]

Car Culture & Entertainment

Fathers Share Best Car-Related Memories Involving Their Kids

It’s common on Father’s Day to hear daughters and sons talk about their fathers. Share stories of growing up with them. Pay tribute to them. It’s less common, we think, […]