Archive for the ‘Garage Scene’ Category

Wild Ride – - This Ride Has Family Pride

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

A lot can happen in 20 years. Styles come and go, things change, but one constant has been Dan Wild and his ‘65 Chevelle. “My son, who is 19 now, learned how to work a floor jack at age one and a half,” said Wild. “This is the first car my daughter (almost 21 now) ever drove. I wanted her to be able to say that the first car she ever drove was her dad’s ’65 Chevelle.” (more…)

Muscle Car Garage — PARTS CAR

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

With Styling Cues From the First Three Years of Classic Camaro Production, You Could Almost Call This Texas-Based Coupe the “Styling Cue-Maro”

Emory, Texas, Camaro enthusiast Alan Pound owns this Quasar Blue Dupont Chroma-Base-colored ‘68 Camaro street machine that he acquired in a trade in 1988. At the outset however, the relationship was a tumultuous one. (more…)

Muscle Car Garage – A Homebuilt Boss Clone Crafted to Cruise

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Jay Torbett; 1969 Mustang Boss Tribute; Jacksonville, FL

Homebuilt muscle cars are the heart of this hobby. Building something in your home garage and taking it from a million pieces to a tire-burning street terror is perhaps the most satisfaction a gearhead can ever experience. Jay Torbett of Jacksonville, Florida, is a muscle car fanatic to the core and coveys his performance passion through a few different Bow Tie and Blue Oval products in his garage. After completing a ground-up restoration a few years back on his ’69 SS Camaro, Jay felt the desire to build a Trans-Am-era-style Mustang. (more…)

Pony Ride

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Sure, some guys drive their wives around the bend, but Rob MacGregor is building his new wife Tina a Mustang that will be capable of driving quickly around corners.

There’s been a little combining of business with pleasure going on lately at No Limit Engineering in San Bernardino, California. Recently, Rob MacGregor, owner and founder of No Limit, and his adorable girlfriend Tina were married. (Congratulations, you two from MCP.) So what does an engineer get his new wife for a wedding present? He builds her a muscle car, of course! (more…)

Muscle Car Garage – Build-up of Doug Shultz’s and Kim Wiland’s ’66 Fairlane

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Doug stands next to his project and heaves a sigh of relief. She is finally done and ready to do battle at the shows and on the road course.

How do most high-caliber muscle car projects start? When viewing the finished pavement bruiser of a ’66 Ford Fairlane 500 constructed by owner Doug Shultz only one word came to mind: vision. As the former owner of Street Works in Auburn, Washington, Doug spent many years crafting cars for customers, and even has a Goodguys Street Machine of the Year title under his belt from 2001, which was clinched with a blue ’67 Nova.   (more…)

Muscle Car Garage – Highlights from Our Readers Muscle Car Projects

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

It’s amazing how slick and smooth these modified muscle cars we build look when they are completed, but what about the painstaking effort that goes into building them? To remind folks of the massive amount of work that goes into crafting a heavily modified and deeply detailed muscle car, we have brought you “Muscle Car Garage.” MCC is a new section in Muscle Car Power Magazine that allows our readers a sneak peek at what is being created in garages and shops across the country. (more…)

The Danchuks’ Hidden Car Collection – Surprise, it’s not Just Tri-5 Chevys

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Since their inception more than 50 years ago, Tri-5 Chevys (1955-57 model Chevrolets) have been the most popular GM brand in the history of the company. From the time they hit the showroom floor back in the fall of 1954 through and including today, these Chevys have been the stimulus for the performance aftermarket generating hot rod speed parts, suspension upgrades and a host of other innovations. The launch of the 1955 Chevrolet also signaled the arrival of the legendary small-block Chevrolet, an engine that still continues to be the most popular performance engine on the planet. (more…)

A Little Inside Investigation at SoCal’s IMZZ Industries

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

While muscle cars are enjoyable when they are finished and the owner gets to experience all of the flat-footed and gear-pulling excitement associated with a pavement-pounding street bruiser, they are also enjoyable when being built. That satisfaction of bolting up a new part after working all month to pay for it is what being a gearhead is all about. Imagine being able to watch many different sorts of projects take shape all under one roof? Projects from all different angles and build styles are what make the muscle car scene so darn cool. Everyone has different tastes and preferences when choosing a muscle car to occupy their garage. (more…)

Ford Fun – DenBeste Collector Cars

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

These original Shelby Mustangs are part of DenBeste’s personal collection. This GT500 features a 427-CID engine and cool 10-spoke wheels, classic Shelby stuff.

Bill DenBeste has spent his life as an avid collector of automobiles. His greatest interest as a car enthusiast has been as a Shelby automobile collector. Like all dedicated automobile collectors and car lovers he has an extensive understanding of the unique qualities that a superior automobile encompasses. Bill’s love of the Shelby automobile design has lead to a lifelong appreciation and commitment to sharing his passion and experiences with others. He founded DenBeste Motorsports, LLC with the intention of enabling others to have the option of owning one of America’s most desirable cars ever constructed. Bill believes in the legacy of the Shelby, and his background owning such a remarkably built car has taken his interest into other areas of the automobile industry. (more…)