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Team members Earl, Jim, and Steve whipped up this custom pan to pull the oil away from the rotating assembly, and still fit within the rules. Though it might look like just an oil bucket on the outside, the BTR crew designed the pan to Incorporate features like a windage screen to pull extra oil from the crank, and an extra deep sump allowing the oil to settle to the bottom of the pan without foaming and decreasing pressure in the pump. Team members Earl, Jim, and Steve whipped up this custom...

What Up g

It's been seven months since we've written anything about our '76 Camaro project car. We call it Project g 28, since 1976 was the one weird year of Camaro production that Chevy didn't build a Z 28. Second-gen Camaros were built in huge numbers in the millions, which explains their popularity even today. If you're one of those silent second-gen lovers who's been wondering what we've been up to with g 28, you're not alone. We've been getting a lot of requests for more g 28 tech, and I'm hoping we...

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Savings based on annual newsstand cost of S71.88. Canadian orders add 12 per year includes GST , all other foreign orders add S24 per year. Photography by Roberto De Los Macafino e've got your weapons of mass destruction right here, buddy. The thing is, it's not fueled by enriched uranium and you can't find it in Iraq, so it's highly unlikely to be named to the Axis of Evil any time soon. Damn. Fortunately, the WMD in question here will further fan the flames of the raging horsepower arms race....

Checkl

Before buying cylinder heads for your big-block Chevy, we answer 10 key questions that will help make your Rat a player. The big-block Chevy first saw the light of day back in the '60s when it first appeared as a NASCAR powerplant known as the Mystery Engine. Here we are some 45 years down the road, and getting real horsepower from this engine is still somewhat of a mystery to many, so here's the fix we're going to ask and answer the 10 most important questions you should be considering when...

Ultra Pro Magnum

We admit to a fondness for Comp Cams' outgoing Pro Magnum rocker arms. We loved their sleek design, low mass, low polar moment of inertia, and the basic beauty of a piece of well-designed industrial art. In just a few months, we'll be saying goodbye to a design that we've come to appreciate over its 20-year history. You'll get over it fast, because its replacement will win you over quickly. Meet Comp's new Ultra Pro Magnum rocker arm. It's 29 percent stronger than the old Pro Magnum, but it...

June 2009 Popular Hot Rodding

T's not like you need a car magazine to tell you times are rough, but when message board thugs can no longer gouge helpless daddies for Hannah Montana tickets like they used to, it certainly reinforces the pervasiveness of the situation. What's more, rumor has it that Dr. 90210 is running a special. For hot rodders, in a hobby funded entirely by disposable ____ project cars may seem a j VH bit counter intuitive. 1 . fe-That's why the timing of Troy Day's story couldn't be more appropriate. He...

Phr Project

Transform the handling of your early Mustang with a four-bar coilover rear suspension from Total Control We won't go into a lot of detail on how to get the original equipment out, but keep in mind you'll have to disconnect the driveshaft, brake lines, exhaust, shocks, and leaf springs. We removed the fuel line just to be safe, and plugged the rubber line from the tank with an old spark plug. By Liz Miles Photography by the author This '66 Mustang is being transformed from an all-original...

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Front suspension Art Morrison front clip with C5 Corvette aluminum control arms, sway bar, and spindles Koni coilovers Rear suspension Art Morrison four-link, 14-inch rotors Wilwood 16-Inch rotors and four-piston calipers, rear Wheels DPE S-518x8, front 20x16, rear Thompson Mickey Thompson introduces the All New Sportsman S T Radial designed for Muscle Car owners demanding Performance, Quality and Styling. Raised White Letters, or Black Sidewall out, this All Season Performance tire will give...