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...]

Project Way-Gone: Fueling and Firing The Beast!

Hear The Horses Run With Holley Performance! After months of hard work, the time had come to make the push to get the LS engine in our 1966 Chevelle wagon fired up. When we bought this car, it was just the shell and that's it. Getting to hear it fire up for the first time would be a huge milestone for the car and a big motivation push for us. Luckily, Holley Performance had … [Read more...]

Project Way-Gone: Installing The Fine Details With Lokar

Stopping and Going With Lokar Performance Products A crucial part of getting our Project Way-Gone '66 Chevelle Wagon going is being able to give it some gas by stomping on the gas pedal! For that we called up one of our favorite manufactures, Lokar Performance Products. While we were placing our order we also picked up a floor shifter to get that transmission in gear, awesome … [Read more...]

Project Way-Gone: Installing Wiring The Painless Way!

Wiring With Painless Performance Wiring up a car is never a fun task. Often tedious and never seen, it's not a fun job. If you have an issue it can be a real nightmare to track down as well. Most people can build an engine blind folded but struggle with wiring - us included. Wiring is something we can do but have to scratch our heads and think about what's going on. There's … [Read more...]

Back To The Future Of Gauges With Dakota Digital

One of the most popular interior modifications is upgrading your factory gauges. In many classic cars, they were lacking the proper instrumentation that most people want. A speedometer and fuel gauge were the most common found and gauges like a tachometer, water temp, volts or oil pressure were usually upgrades from the base model. Even if your car has these, they aren't as … [Read more...]

Project Way-Gone: LS Swap Radiator Install

LS Swap Radiator From Flex-A-Lite Overheating is never a fun time. As hot rodders build bigger and more powerful engines, overheating has always been a bit of an issue. Luckily, radiator design and technology has improved just like those engines. Now you can have well over 1,000 horsepower while sitting in the hot traffic and the air conditioning cranked. It's truly amazing to … [Read more...]

Driveshafts: Measure Twice, Order Once

Ordering A Driveshaft From Inland Empire Driveline Service On our Project Way-Gone wagon we have been focusing on making this a running and driving car. We've been working on exhaust and fuel systems, but one crucial piece to the puzzle is a driveshaft to get the power from the engine to the ground. With our past projects we called up and used Inland Empire Driveline … [Read more...]

Install: Hear Those Horses With Flowmaster

Installing A Complete Flowmaster Kit On A Chevelle As we progress down the road on our Project Way-Gone build, the time came for exhaust. We knew that we wanted to run Flowmaster to get that classic sound. There's nothing quite like cruising down the road with the windows down and punching it to hear those Flowmaster mufflers give off those sweet tunes! We know that … [Read more...]

Accessorizing Your LS Engine With Holley’s Accessory Drive

Installing Holley's High-Mount Accessory Drive One of the next goals on our 1966 Chevelle Wagon project is to get the car running and moving under its own power. The engine is a bone stock LM7 engine that we've outfitted with Hedman cast iron manifolds and SBC valve covers along with an Edelbrock carb style intake to allow us to run our Holley Sniper. A major component … [Read more...]