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  • Progress on the ’79 Blazer

    Jul 12, 13 • Featured, Tech, Vintage Cars4 Comments
    Progress on the ’79 Blazer

    You might recall that I picked up a ’79 Chevrolet Blazer last month. I thought I’d give a brief update on what’s going on with it...

  • Adding an MP3 Player to a Classic AM Car Radio

    Jul 10, 13 • Featured, Tech, Vintage Cars1 Comment
    Adding an MP3 Player to a Classic AM Car Radio

    If there’s anything I HATE it’s a vintage car with a crappy, modern, aftermarket radio. It’s like looking at one of those cougars on Real Housewives, who would’ve looked fine if she left herself alone, but decided to opt for Meg Ryan’s lips and a giant set of boobs. Until recently, however, the choices for ...

  • Hack Mechanic Story Contest Winners!

    Jun 11, 13 • Publishing, TechComments Off
    Hack Mechanic Story Contest Winners!

    And the winners are…no window shopping. Click the link, dummies...

  • Making A Muscle Car Work, Part 3: Engine

    Jun 5, 13 • Featured, Tech, Vintage Cars2 Comments
    Making A Muscle Car Work, Part 3: Engine

    When we last left Tony Cerulle’s 442, he’d updated the suspension to much more modern specification. Now we pick up the story in the engine room. I picked up an Olds 350 diesel block with plans to go all roller, all forged and turbocharged but decided even though I’d been flying the flag of the ...

  • Making a Muscle Car Work: Suspension

    May 30, 13 • Featured, TechComments Off
    Making a Muscle Car Work: Suspension

    When last Tony wrote and you read, he’d decided to completely transform his Oldsmobile 442. This week, let’s talk about the suspension and what he did to make it turn. Editor’s Note: Just so this doesn’t appear like one of the kiss-ass, free parts stories you find in the glossy car magazines, Tony paid for ...