Car Feature: Jeff King’s 1967 Nova

Jeff King's 1967 Nova The age old saying "labor of love" couldn't be more true with Jeff King and his 1967 Nova. You see, Jeff will turn 35 years old this year, meaning he's had this car for 20 years and still hasn't driven it much. After hearing the story, we needed to see it and shoot it. "The car was supposed to be my daily driver in high school," explained Jeff. When he … [Read more...]

Factory Tour: Lokar Performance

Lokar Performance Tour "Quality...Plain and Simple," is the catch phrase coined by Lokar Performance. Every package from them has these words on it, and they live by them. Every time we have utilized a Lokar part on a build, the fitment has always been a bolt-in application never requiring massaging or tweaking. In short - we love Lokar Performance products and wanted to take … [Read more...]

Bored and Stroked: 600HP LS3 Build – Part One

Building an engine is a lot like making a cake. You have to have all the right ingredients in to achieve a delicious cake or motor. They both require lots of precision measuring, and a splash of love. There's a science to baking the perfect cake, just like there is a science to building an engine. We all know the LS engine is an amazing platform.  You can throw just about … [Read more...]

Car Feature: John Boggio’s Red Hot 1965 Chevelle

Torch red paint, black everywhere, and on the ground. This Chevelle caught our attention a mile away - last year. While walking the Street Machine Nationals in Pomona, CA last year we spotted this beauty sitting off by itself. We couldn't find the owner and creeping inside the windows we could see the interior wasn't done. A year passes and we spot the Chevelle again at this … [Read more...]

Half Priced More Door 1955 Bel Air

Note From Editor: A few months back I gave my Dad a '55 Bel Air. My friend Kaleb Kelley from Speed Society heard about the story and came out to shoot the car. Below is the story I wrote for him telling the story of my Dad and his '55 Bel Air which ran on the Speed Society site. - TK Just like many kids growing up my Dad was my hero. 30 years later, he still is. I always … [Read more...]

Going Full Throttle With Lokar Performance

On our 1965 Chevelle, project Teachers Pet, we experienced a problem that many people run across - throttle linkage. This is especially true with motor swaps, and going from a traditional engine with a carburetor to a fuel injected motor with a throttle body. In our case, the original SBC was long gone, and we had installed a warmed up LS2 several years back. In an attempt … [Read more...]

October ’14 Feature of the Month: Jeff and Cindy Carpenter’s 69 Camaro

Story by Jeff Carpenter This project came along fairly quickly with the unplanned sale of my 69 Camaro that I was just finishing up. I needed a new project so my best friend had this car that he and I had just started replacing every piece of sheetmetal on. It was a complete rust bucket. He had lost interest in it so I just bought it from him. Luckily I have a great wife who … [Read more...]

TMCP Podcast -BRIAN DOWNARD, LOKAR’S DRIVE-BY-WIRE PEDALS FOR LS SWAPS, COOL SHIFTER

This episode of The Muscle Car Place Podcast is a two for one show. Rob interviewed Brian Downard from Lokar Performance Products and talked about many cool products Lokar has out or is currently working on. They also discussed Brian's history in the automotive industry and traits Lokar looks for in it's employees. It was a great interview with a lot of insights on working in … [Read more...]