Hot Rod June 2009

We'd love to show you spy photos of the hot new V-8 (code name Coyote) that's goingintothe'll Mustang, but the last time HOT ROD pulled that stunt, we got a scary letter from some corporate lawyer dudes. Yes, we know what cease and desist means, and no, we wouldn't like to have our lungs and kidneys removed by court order, so we'll lay off the keyhole photography for now. Instead, here's the other all-new V-8 from Ford, the company's FR9 NASCAR Sprint Cup engine. An all-new design from the...

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Methanol Nozzle Placement

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My Wife Becomes I Ravenous When

I earned my PhD in physics and taught collcgc for 27 years After I retired from University life I took a ob teaching high school. The interesting thing is thai, just alter I began using the 10X at the school-which had 36 women teachersH was called into the principal's office. She said, 'You are affecting the women teachers. There is something about you that affects them. Can you tone it down ' It also did not hurt the attention my wite gave me. She has become ravenous. Normally, I am not...

Superlite Th400 Race Trans

John Kilgore RacingTransmissions 800 554-3277 Strength and lightness come togetherto make the Superlite TH400 a potent race trans. Kilgore eliminates the OE cast-iron forward and direct clutch assemblies and combines everythinginto one housing to shave off roughly 16 pounds. Less energy is required to spin up the trans, which means less parasitic loss and more power for acceleration. According to Kilgore, racers regularly see 0.2- to 0.5-second quicker e.t.'s with no other changes. The First...

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The Best Intake Manifolds Period

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For more than 70-years Edelbrock has been perfecting intake manifolds. Edelbrock Is the leading designer and manufacturer of aluminum intakes. Edelbrock manifolds provide your engine with superior air fuel flow performance because Ihey are tailored to work In a specific rpm range providing power where you need It most Edelbrock manifolds deliver the performance you want with Made In the USAquality that's second to none Edelbrock offers more choices than any single intake manifold manufacturer...

Ford Crate Engines

Using years of experience with its Chevy crate engines, Edelbrock has developed a new line of 342ci small-block Ford crate engines packing up to 440 hp and 425 Ib-ft with a dual-quad intake and 432 hp and 415 Ib-ft with a single carb. Built from an 8.2-deck Dart Iron Eagle block, the 4.030 bore x 3.400 stroke 342 uses a Scat cast crankshaft, forged-steel connecting rods, Keith Black pistons, Edelbrock 1.6 1 roller rockers, an MSD distributor, and a Milodon oil pan. The top end is Edelbrock's...

Ls9 Crate Engine

Sure, GM Performance Parts has an extensive lineup of some of the best crate engines on the market, from rowdy big-blocks to smooth LS3s. But the one GM has that no one else does and everyone wants includingus is the LS9. That's right, the 638hp animal that propels the 3,324-pound ZR1 Corvette 0 to 60 in 3.4 seconds is available pan to superchargerwith just one click on the GMPP website, thanks to newly installed e-com-merce. Pricing was not yet firmly established at print time, but we hear...

George Tsipiras

This is the biggest insult to any true, red-blooded American since NASCAR let an import car into its series. John Goose Meredyk Cleveland, OH It made me physically sick inside to see that article. It doesn't belong in HOT ROD, as that car is effectively no longera Camaro. In fact, I'd venture to say it's not even a car, but that's because I hate Toyota with a fiery passion. It's amazing you guys even had the nerve to put that piece of trash in HOT ROD. It's pure terrorism. What you have done...

Deuce Of Spades

Well, it's been a looong wait but worth it finally, a full-length feature film that pulls the jalopies out of the background and sets 'em center stage. Deuce of Spades is a loving tribute to grassroots-level hot rodders you know, knuckle-draggers like us. Get this plot When a modern-day hot rod gal fi nds a cryptic letter stashed in her roadster, time gets jammed into reverse, and next thing you know, a brand-new hot rod hero Deuce of Spades builder driver Johnny Callaway gets his story...