Tag: Street/Strip

FEATURES – STEEL HORSE – Bob Smith ’68 and a half Cobra Jet Mustang

FEATURES – STEEL HORSE – Bob Smith ’68 and a half Cobra Jet Mustang

Bob Smith started out as a regular kid, growing up around cars and hearing stories from his dad about the fast muscle cars of the sixties and seventies. In particular, he recalls his dad talking about the 1968 Shelby GT500KR and its Holman & Moody race prepped 428CJ. “According to dad, it was never touched […]

June 2, 2020 More
FEATURES – DELUXE BOOST – Jay Friedrich – ’66 Chevelle

FEATURES – DELUXE BOOST – Jay Friedrich – ’66 Chevelle

“I bought the car in 1986 while I was a sophomore in college,” said Jay Friedrich of his 1966 Chevelle Deluxe. “It was an all original six-cylinder car with 48,000 original miles.” That Chevelle would only make it one  more year with the six in it as Freidrich was working  feverishly after school nd any […]

June 1, 2020 More
FEATURES – PAST – ONE OF ONE – Bob Romano ’69 Dodge Dart

FEATURES – PAST – ONE OF ONE – Bob Romano ’69 Dodge Dart

A bright orange Mopar out of Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania had the street car drag race world in awe this past July as it led qualifying in Kristal Cowle’s inaugural War By The Shore Real Street Showdown class. A Dodge leading the pack…this just doesn’t happen, let alone a 100% Mopar powered Dart. For those less […]

May 19, 2020 More
FEATURES – CRATE EXPECTATIONS – Jay Misener Fox Body Mustang

FEATURES – CRATE EXPECTATIONS – Jay Misener Fox Body Mustang

Growing up in the ’80s,’90s and 2000s— during the heyday of fast street cars where we would spend thousands of bucks just to get that little extra edge on the guy in the other lane—who would have ever  thought that we would see a “crate motor” basically dropped into a full weight production car and […]

May 7, 2020 More
FEATURES – WILD WEST – Farrell West – ’72 Chevy Nova

FEATURES – WILD WEST – Farrell West – ’72 Chevy Nova

Street legal is the only way that Farrell West of Beaumont, Mississippi would have his 1972 Chevy Nova. Of course that doesn’t mean the car can’t mix it up with the best of them in classes like True 10.5 or X275—he just prefers that his own car fit the true intention of a “street car” […]

May 5, 2020 More
Sweet Z – Richie Shallcross – 69 Chevrolet Camaro

Sweet Z – Richie Shallcross – 69 Chevrolet Camaro

This flawless 1969 Camaro brings back the age-old debate among gearheads: what makes a race car a race car and a street car a street car? That same question has been asked ever since street car drag racing first started, but will there ever be a correct answer? We say, not likely. Deciding what is […]

April 20, 2020 More
Mopar Madness – James Pranis – Hemi Dodge Charger

Mopar Madness – James Pranis – Hemi Dodge Charger

If there is any car that could be a symbol of the automotive art created  during the first muscle car era, it has to be the 1968 Dodge Charger. The large body (built on Dodge’s B-body platform) and long sweeping lines coupled with its formidable engine options (not the least of which was the renowned […]

April 16, 2020 More
Beyond SICK Part 3 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

Beyond SICK Part 3 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro

BEYOND SICK PART 3 – Tom Bailey – ’69 Camaro So here we are, month three of Tom Bailey’s wild Sick Seconds 2.0 4,000- plus horsepower street/ strip engine build. This month we are going to cover fuel and spark and what it will take to run this thing on the street and strip with […]

April 15, 2020 More
Real Deal – Jason Nolan – ’69 Chevelle

Real Deal – Jason Nolan – ’69 Chevelle

No time drags, no prep drags, and grudge racing have been popular long before TV supercharged their popularity, and Jason Nolan’s 1969 Chevelle was resurrected for all of the above… and anything else he can run! As with most stories about owners of today’s fast street cars, this one started about 28 years ago with […]

April 15, 2020 More
Welcome to the all-new Fuel AutoMedia Family!

Welcome to the all-new Fuel AutoMedia Family!

After a long hiatus, it’s time to get back to work! The original intention of PE Garage was to bring tech, tools, and how-tos. However, that just wasn’t enough. There are literally thousands of killer pro street, street machine, N/T, grudge, street/strip, and doorslammer drag cars out there that NEED to be featured. So while […]

April 3, 2020 More
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