From the beginning of the buildup of Project Cool Blue, our resident 1965 Coronet, our intention was for it to be a stock-looking sleeper. From behind, we wanted that stealthy factory look, sporting the stock gas tank, leaf-spring suspension, and OE-appearing down-swept tailpipes. We didn’t want an unsightly tank sump with hoses hanging underneath outback, nor did we want a fuel cell in the trunk when we were fueling up at a gas station. For this installment, we plumb and wire up an Aeromotive Stealth/Phantom in-tank fuel pump to a pair of Edelbrock 800 AVS carburetors to feed our thirsty elephant engine.
In case you missed the many previous installments, we have been fortifying the early B-Body to handle a pump-gas, dyno-proven 825hp, Ray Barton–built, 528-cube Street Hemi. In the last go-round, we installed a QA1 REV Series carbon fiber driveshaft that can safely handle up to 2,000 hp. Prior to that, we wired the engine compartment and hooked up all the necessary components to crank it over and fire the spark plugs.
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LIVING LARGE WITH AN OLD-SCHOOL 426 STREET WEDGE DART
CAMPBELL AUTO RESTORATION COMBINES CLASSIC E-BODY STYLE WITH THE CAPABILITIES OF A 1970S GRAND TOURING COUPE. JASON JOHNSON’S 1972 BARRACUDA WAS BUILT TO GO HEAD-TO-HEAD WITH THE FINEST EXOTICS OF ITS ERA.
Muscle Car Era Console Update
REBUILDING A CENTER CONSOLE WITH YEARONE PARTS
Dedicated To The Cause
SERGEANT JOHN LIVINGSTON HAS OVERCOME PLENTY OF OBSTACLES IN HIS QUEST TO BUILD THE ULTIMATE ROAD RUNNER
Ok, Show Me.
GREETINGS FROM THE GRAVE
Just Do It
KENT NELSON SAVED THIS BELVEDERE II FROM CERTAIN DEATH
Custom-Tailored Mopar Quarter
OFF -THE-RACK PANEL INSTALLATION, OR TAILORED TO YOUR CAR?
Adding Fuel To The Fire
PLUMBING AN AEROMOTIVE STEALTH/PHANTOM IN-TANK FUEL PUMP TO FEED OUR HUNGRY ELEPHANT
It's A Wrap (Really)
WE SEE MANY MODIFIED YET STREET-CAPABLE CHALLENGERS IN OUR TRAVELS. STEPHEN GORDON’S 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER STRETCHES THE DESIGN AND MODIFICATION ENVELOPE, STOPPING JUST SHORT OF THE LINE.
We stay pretty busy going through airports and rental car counters, dealing with flight cancelations, hotels, restaurants and much more, to attend the various Mopar events across the country.
PROJECT 600 HP 7.3L
INSTALLING A NITROUS EXPRESS SYSTEM ON OUR ’00 F-250
INSTALLING A FASS FUEL SYSTEM ON THE C10, PROJECT CTANE
SAXDOR 320 GTO
Writing this in early February, could it be that we’ve already found the most exciting boat of 2021? Saxdor, for such a young company, certainly isn’t resting on its laurels and has launched this new model in the wake of collecting a Highly Commended prize for its entry-level 200 Sport at the 2021 Motor Boat Awards.
Spoilt For Choice
India was never a market for luxury cars. Not anymore. Now affluence is fuelling the demand for these gorgeous machines.
AEROMOTIVE RELEASES NEW TRUE VARIABLE SPEED FUEL PUMP CONTROLLER
The state-of-the-art speed controller is designed to improve overall fuel system efficiency, reduce fuel temperatures and is compatible with Aeromotive’s line of brushless gear pumps.
MY FANTASY FLEET
Fred Haines – current boat: Beneteau Swift Trawler 34 & Jeanneau Cap Camarat 625WA
Jaguar’s paciest F-Pace is an absolute lunatic of an SUV at a remarkably nice price, but the compromises it’s made getting there takes the lustre off its performance somewhat.
A HEAVY-WEIGHT LOADED WITH FINESSE
The beast called BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupé combines the motorsport DNA of the Bavarian automaker with the super ambition of the brand's luxury class
A Second Chance To See… Class 101 DMUs
Neville Hill visits the Mid-Norfolk Railway to resample a Class 101 DMU, formerly one of Britain’s most numerous and widely used units, and looks back to four notable runs.
¿Buen Sustituto Del i8?
BMW ha dado el siguiente paso en su serie de conceptuales ‘Next’ que prevén el futuro electrificado de la marca. El Vision M Next Concept por fin incluye en dicho programa a la división M de la firma, que parece no querer entregarse a la electrificación completa porque este concepto es, sorpresivamente, un híbrido enchufable.