500 Miles Of Freedom – Installing CPP’s 25 Gallon Fuel Tank!

500 Miles On A Tank Of Fuel? Our 1955 Bel Air project we have some big plans for. We've dubbed it "50 In A 55" because we plan on driving this car to all 50 states - yes driving to Alaska and having it shipped to Hawaii as the final leg of the journey. With that much driving it's going to use a lot of fuel. This car has an LS engine so it will get good MPG but we still plan on … [Read more...]

Putting A Stop To It With Baer Brakes

Installing Baer Brakes On Our 1955 Bel Air Anybody that races knows brakes are just as important, if not more important than what's under the hood making you go. Sure a wicked sounding engine winding out down the track gets all the attention, but we all know most races are won in the corners. In fact that's basically how Baer Racing started. Hal Baer saw how slow his Mustang … [Read more...]

Fueling Up For The Long Haul With TANKS INC

TANKS INC For The Long Road Ahead There's always a wrong way and a right way to do something. When it comes to a fuel system, this is not something that you want to do halfway right or wrong. For starters, if it leaks then you obviously risk a fire which can quickly engulf your ride and put an end to it. The other side is a system that just doesn't work or starves your … [Read more...]

Cooling Like A Champion!

Champion Cooling Systems To The Rescue Right now it's summer. It's hot. We feel it and our cars do too. If you're going to drive in the summer or try to survive Power Tour, you need a cooling system that's up to par. Our 1955 Bel Air build has an aluminum radiator and electric fan so it should be good to go, right? Wrong. The no-name radiator fits in the stock mounting … [Read more...]

Project ’55 Bel Air: Engine, Trans, and Steering Install

'55 Bel Air Engine, Transmission and Steering Now Complete! A few months back we worked on Building The Ultimate LS BBC for our Project '55 Bel Air. The time had come to nestle the engine down into it's new home, which is a stock frame we built at the beginning of the year. We started the process by bolting up our 4L60e transmission - you're probably wondering why we didn't go … [Read more...]

Building The Ultimate LS BBC!

It's a Big-Block! No Wait...It's an LS? If you remember, a few years back we dabbed a bit into building an LS to look like an old SBC/BBC in our Project Way-Gone '66 Chevelle Wagon. We had so much fun that we decided to go that route again in our '55 Bel Air build, but go a little bit further to see if we could fool more people. There's no doubt the LS engine is the new SBC … [Read more...]

Project ’55 Bel Air: Starting From The Frame Up

Project '55 Bel Air Takes On New Life Over the last few years, you may have noticed a few articles with some installations being completed on a '55 Bel Air four door. This car has been daily driven and just enjoyed, with no intentions of racing or anything like that. We've had our fun and decided it was time to tear it apart, repaint it and give it the full restoration it … [Read more...]

Dakota Digital HDX Gauges – First Ever Review And Installation!

First Ever Review and Install of Dakota Digital HDX Gauges Dakota Digital HDX gauges started shipping this week, and we were lucky enough to get our hands on a set for review. After Dakota Digital announced the release of the HDX gauges back in July, we knew we wanted to get a set to install, test, and review. At first glance, the HDX gauges might appear to be a little … [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...]

Don’t Be Cheap, Do It Once And Do It Right!

We are all guilty of it, buying a cheap knock-off model to save a few bucks. In fact we are bombarded every day with decisions, from the Harbor Freight version up to the Snap-On version. Even with electronics, furniture, clothing, or just about any other item you can think of. There is always an expensive option and cheaper option. Generally speaking, the expensive option is … [Read more...]