Category Archives: Restoration Tips

Bob and Shirley Sproul’s Candy-Coated Dream Machine

Sometimes life’s most simple accomplishments are the ones that make the most impact, regardless of how old you are. For Bob Sproul of Norton, Kansas, he recalls that moment like it was yesterday. Growing up on a farm in a … Continue reading

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How Tuned, Equal-Length Headers Improve Performance

Written by Marlan Davis on June 22, 2017 When an engine’s exhaust valve opens, there are two distinct movements within the exhaust pipe. The first is the pressure movement of the shock wave that is generated by the violent expansion … Continue reading

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Parts To Power: Summer Street Strength

  Burnouts, Burgers & Beers. It’s all every gear head thrives for when the sun arrives for the summer months. So don’t throw your project under a tarp in your garage to leave it there for another year to come. … Continue reading

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55th Annual Chicago World of Wheels

By CASI Chicago on February 14, 2017 For the ultimate in automotive excitement, nothing rev’s up like a supercharged V-8 better than the O’Reilly Auto Parts Chicago World of Wheels, presented by South Oak Chrysler / Dodge / Jeep. Celebrating … Continue reading

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Custom Tire and Wheel Fitment Advice for Your Street Rod

Written by Tommy Lee Byrd on March 3, 2017 Correct tire and wheel fitment, combined with the right stance, can make any car stand out in a crowd. Dialing in the precise fitment is something that requires a little patience, … Continue reading

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The six-year build on this beautiful 1953 is finally complete

Written by Joe Greeves on February 1, 2017 Sometimes dreams really do come true. For Nicholas Benoit, a diesel mechanic living in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, it happened in a convenience store! As far back as he could remember, Nick always … Continue reading

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Speedway Motors Week to Wicked Day Five: The Final Countdown!

Written by Rob Fortier on January 20, 2017 John Wilcox – Videographer; All right, it’s noon on Friday, Day Five of the Speedway Motors Week to Wicked 1952 Chevy pickup build. If you’ve been following any of the various Facebook … Continue reading

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