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Lube It Up

September 9, 2015 // 2 Comments

Strapping on a supercharger, or swapping out suspension components, certainly adds performance and handling, but have you ever thought about what the lubricants and additives [...]

Buick 350 Engine Build

August 4, 2015 // 11 Comments

When I purchased my 1971 Buick GS convertible almost 16 years ago, I knew I had found my dream car. Spending the $4,000 asking price was also a big step as that was pretty [...]

Port Authority

July 31, 2015 // 1 Comment

When the name Buick comes up in any bench-racing session, the conversation turns to 455 big-blocks, Stage 1s and the venerable GSX. What rarely gets mentioned is the [...]

Reloaded- 289 to 302 Build

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Packing a few extra cubes into that 289 may not seem like a big increase, and it’s not, but it’s also really easy. We recently had the opportunity to punch up the cubes [...]

Pipes!

June 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

If there is one thing, one aspect of a car that exemplifies Mustang ownership, it has to be the sound. No matter where you go, the supermarket, a car show, or just cruising [...]

You Cam Do It! Replacing Cam Bearings at Home

June 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

For some reason, cam bearings hold an air of mystery and voodoo mechanics for many at-home builders. Professional engine builders often leave the cam bearing installation to [...]

Troubleshooting: Cooling System

June 11, 2015 // 2 Comments

There are few automotive situations that are more frustrating than cooling issues. Heat kills engines, yet an engine needs to run at a certain temperature to operate [...]
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