New HYDRAMAX Under-Dash Hydraulic Clutch System for Chevrolet/GM C10 Trucks

Cookeville, TN (November 12, 2021) - American Powertrain now introduces to its growing line of HYDRAMAX true bolt-in, under-dash Hydraulic Clutch Systems, a kit designed for 1967-1972 Chevy C10 trucks. The new system features an integrated under-dash hydraulic master cylinder and a bolt-in clutch pedal. The included clutch pedal allows for an easy conversion to hydraulic, or an … [Read more...]

Lokar Introduces New LS Classic Series Classic Intake Kits

Lokar Introduces New LS Classic Series Classic Intake Kits Knoxville, TN - Lokar recently introduced new additions to the LS Classic Series line of vintage appearing intake kits for Chevrolet’s line of LS engines. LS Classic new products include five new styles of intake kits; Chevy Full Size, Chevy L79, Chevy 409, Ford 289, and Ford FE.  The intake kits give you … [Read more...]

Holley In-Tank Retrofit Fuel Pump

Installing Holley In-Tank Retrofit Fuel Pump Back in August, we took our 1962 Cadillac on the Hot Rod Power Tour and had a blast. With an LS, A/C, Disc Brakes and lots of other upgrades, this car is a blast to drive. This was the farthest we had ever driven it and naturally a few issues raised up. One of them being a fuel supply issue where the car would sputter, lose power, … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Air Conditioning Test

Cool In The Texas Heat With Restomod Air 20 years ago, adding air conditioning to a classic car wasn't a necessity. Nowadays, you won't catch many classics without it! Aftermarket AC has come a long ways by developing kits to bolt into our cars and even fully universal kits to add AC to just about any car you can imagine. We've done a few different air conditioning installs … [Read more...]

Going Floatless: Fuel Sending Unit

Installing TANKS INC Floatless Fuel Sending Unit In any classic cars fuel tank, you'll find a sending unit for the fuel gauge. They all work the same basic way, a float attached to a resistance mechanism that gives the gauge an OHM reading to provide you with a fuel reading. When upgrading to a modern fuel injection tank, the sending units are often universal. You have to … [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...]

Project Chicken Coupe: Installing QA1 and Baer Brakes

When this '83 Cadillac Coupe De Ville aka "Project Chicken Coupe" rolled off the assembly line, it had luxury. What it didn't have was stopping power, or the ability to handle a corner at any speed. Today, we are going to change that and turn it into a Pro-Luxury machine. QA1 is handling the suspension while Baer Brakes is handling the stopping power. QA1 Doesn't Make … [Read more...]

Project Chicken Coupe: Introduction to a 1983 Cadillac Coupe De Ville

The Chicken Coupe  By Matt Graves  Pro Touring is an awesome way to build a car, as we all know. When you take a highly desirable muscle car and update it with all the “go fast,” high tech parts, these cars go from lousy handling to high G-Machines. With the advent of the LS engine and all the new suspension technology, Pro Touring cars are mixing it up with the best in … [Read more...]

Installing American Powertrains New TKX Kit!

A wildly popular upgrade in any classic car is to either ditch the manual 4-speed or the automatic transmission and upgrade to a modern overdrive transmission. They shift smoother, drop the RPM's, improve MPG and drastically increases the smiles! After selling thousands of transmissions and becoming the largest TREMEC dealer out there, American Powertrain knows everything there … [Read more...]

Project Way-Gone: Staying Cool With Vintage Air

Installing Vintage Air Into A 1966 Chevelle Wagon About 20 years ago I was working at a Chevelle restoration parts warehouse, the now defunct "True-Connections." Up until that point, I had always said "I don't need A/C, just roll down the windows and go faster!" Then one ultra hot summer day I watched as a customer pulled into the parking lot in his butternut yellow '67 … [Read more...]