100% Street Car…Period!…that also runs 7’s in the quarter! Alan Whitaker’s killer 1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo is a street car through and through, and it’s also the car he dreamed of owning since he was just 11 years old. “I was at a stop light in Whiteland IN. with my father at the age of 11 when a 1970-72 Monte Carlo blue with black vinyl top and rally wheels pulled up. I told my father that was the car I wanted when I’m old enough to drive,” explained Whitaker.
UNIQUE…Now here’s something you just don’t see every day, year…or decade! Almost 2 tons of love! The car measures 17 ½ feet long and from the factory weighed just shy, or just over 4,000 pounds, depending on options. This particular wagon was ordered as a 383 big block, 9-seater with air conditioning.
BLACK WIDOW…This multi-purpose 1,800-plus horsepower blown Vette street car is an inspired build. Life can be about focusing on negatives or the positives; Eric Simpson chose the latter. Simpson was once told that he was nothing but a shade tree mechanic and would never have anything worth talking about, “I built this car to prove the naysayers wrong!” This car was literally stock everything and is
now completely modified since 2019.
SMALL BUT FEROCIOUS…This Grudge racer Gremlin is a small-packaged supersized serving of nitrous’d nasty! By definition, a gremlin is ‘a mischievous folkloric creature invented at the beginning of the 20th century’. American Motors’ definition was ‘a pal to its friends and an ogre to its enemies,’ a definition that Hollywood capitalized on with their movies, depicting the tiny beast as a cute furry little friend (a Mogwai)…
Welding Exhaust System – Pt. 4 – Flange/Exhaust Port Interface So we are now finally ready to weld. Well, no, not quite. In the past three articles we have discussed various welding techniques, tube fitment and backpurging. As you can see, the key to a proper header build is attention to the details.
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All of the Above – From the pages of July 2017 – Gary Houghtaling’s 1964 Ford Falcon X275 Gary Houghtaling,s twin turbo 1964 Falcon is entirely awesome!