Posts Tagged ‘GM crate motor’

Boxing Match! This ’66 Nova II Puts on the Gloves

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Box Novas have always been great quarter-mile warriors due to their light weight. Cram a potent small-block in one, slick it down, uncork the pipes, and go racing is the recipe many follow when embarking on a box Nova build. While they make excellent race cars, they are also easy on the eyes, and with the right suspension, wheel and tire, power train, and body and paint modifications, can make excellent street able muscle cars. (more…)

Old School Dreams – Imagined in Study Hall Built 30 Years Later

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

As a high school kid in Iowa, Craig Hull had an active mind. All the cars he lusted after were built in his head, thanks to that active juvenile imagination. Sound familiar? Oh yeah. We all did the same thing. If you were a diehard gearhead, you were hooked at an early age. You’d see the latest crop of muscle cars on the dealer’s lot and imagine how they’d look with Cragar SS wheels, big tires and big power. (more…)

A 1967 Camaro Built to Turn Heads

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

In the world of all-out performance muscle cars everyone is always impressed with the cars that throw down significant horsepower, sit flat on the tarmac, and scare critters back into hibernation when the bump stick starts spinning and the pipes roar. While these performance-packed and well-detailed machines may impress at the shows or when the fun pedal is planted, there is something to be said for a mild custom muscle car that is built just to cruise. Jim Davis Senior of Lubbock, Texas, is the owner of the 1967 Camaro RS glaring off of these pages and while it may not pack 600 HP and 20s under the fenders, it’s the perfect Sunday driver. (more…)