Project No-Name: Resurrecting The Chevelle V3.0

Chevelle Version 3.0 2020 has been a wild year for everybody. No need to go into details there, we all know them. One positive thing that has come along with no car shows has been more time at home. You see, normally we are gone most the summer attending and covering different events for y'all. This summer everything is cancelled, leaving us at home with an irresistible itch … [Read more...]

Stock To Style: Installing Clayton Machine Works Handles

Clayton Machine Works Window Cranks and Door Handles After our 1966 Chevelle Wagon project was up and running, we decided to take a little break from it and work on some other projects. One of my being our 1966 Chevelle coupe. If you remember a few years ago we built a brand new LS3 stroker for it, swapped in a bunch of other parts and took the car on Power Tour. One thing we … [Read more...]

Project Way-Gone: Rebuilding The Chevelle Doors

1966 Chevelle Wagon Door Rebuilding With our 1966 Chevelle Wagon project up and running, we wanted to turn our attention to the interior. We knew that we wanted a set of cool TMI Products door panels and seats, but before we could go installing seats we have a bunch of work to do. One of those tasks was to rebuild the doors. They didn't latch, out of alignment and … [Read more...]

Project Collateral Damage: The Ultimate Touring ’70 Chevelle

Collateral Damage Introducing our newest project build, a 1970 Chevelle! This Chevelle is being built by our site owner, forum moderator, and all around car guy Jody Bernard. "I've built plenty of Pro Touring cars and one I miss a lot was my '64 Chevelle. I wanted another Chevelle when I came across this '70, I couldn't pass it up," explained Jody. "Back when I was a kid I had … [Read more...]

Framing Up Your Project: Full Chassis Talk

Talking Full Chassis Swaps with Chris Alston Chassisworks and Schwartz Performance By far one of the biggest performance improvements people make to their car is suspension. Especially if they are working on a classic car, the suspension from 50 years ago is archaic and doesn't meet any sort of modern day performance. Even back then the geometry was bad and it was more about … [Read more...]

Lokar’s LS Classic: Making LS Engines Look Cool!

The Best Of Both Worlds: Big Block Chevy Looks With LS Power One of the coolest things about LS engines besides the great power and reliability is the massive amount of parts companies make for them such as Lokar Performance. No matter how you want your LS to look you can accomplish that from traditional to ultra-modern. On our Project Way-Gone 1966 Chevelle Wagon we've … [Read more...]

Video: AutoEdit’s 1973 Mustang “Large Marge” Build With Chris Alston Chassisworks

"Large Marge" 1973 Mustang Build With lots of time at home recently we've been watching a lot of YouTube. One channel we stumbled upon was that of Jason Lewis of AutoEdits and his 1973 Mustang. At first glance, a '73 Mustang isn't a popular choice. If people are restoring a '73 Mustang, it's usually the popular Mach 1 versions, not a base Mustang. But the more we watched … [Read more...]

Thermo-Tec Install: Keep Out The Heat!

Thermo-Tec Install: Keep Out The Heat and Sound! The next segment of our Project Way-Gone build has come. After getting the car running and driving we want to get the interior in it. With nothing but a bare metal shell it's rather loud and tinny sounding inside. How do we fix it? With Thermo-Tec of course! Adding a butyl rubber insulation under the carpet is nothing new for … [Read more...]

Project Way-Gone: Installing The Chevelle Dash

Project Way-Gone: Installing The Chevelle Dash With our goal of getting this Project Way-Gone '66 Chevelle Wagon running and driving, we had a lot of tasks at hand to make that all happen. We recently got it running and that really stoked the fire to get this car in driving condition. Most of the hard work had been done to make that happen since the entire driveline was … [Read more...]

F-100 Suspension: Crown Vic or QA1?

There's no doubt that C10's are hot right now, and the F100's are right behind them. We were recently sitting on the couch late at night scrolling through cars and trucks for sale just to see what's out there. A regular ritual for us. We came across a really clean F100 that had a lot of potential. But then we got to thinking - how do we get this to stop, go, and handle … [Read more...]