Today we are going to share with you ’55 Chevy Street Truck, a true masterpiece.
We personally are more fans of muscle cars than truck vehicles, this custom ’55 Chevy is something that everyone would enjoy, the video interview Scottie did with the builder and owner was really amazing.
Guys at “B Rod & Customs”, are responsible the tremendous body work and 3-tone paint job done to this Chevy pick up, most of the fabrication its made by Jeff himself, “Kirk Kustoms” shop have done an amazing job on the interior and under the hood this truck hides nicely detailed Impala LT1 engine… a Whiskey barrel in the bed to hold the air suspension equipment, how great that sounds
Watch the video to see more details on the amazing Truck.
At RKM motors you can see a lot of beautiful resto-mods coming through the door.
This particular example, a 1969 Camaro Z/28 RS, takes mild to wild by wrapping a 468 cubic inch big block V8 and a 4-speed Muncie transmission in deep purple metallic paint, bright white Z/28 stripes and aggressive 17 and 20 inch wheels.
The car has an amazing look, sounds even better and puts a smile to the people’s face, anywhere it gets driven.
The vehicles original pain was Olympic Gold, the car’s life started as a fun but conservative looking Chevrolet coupe, but all that changed when it adorned its deep Purple Metallic paint.
When put under the light the paint transitions from almost a dark blue to around the hue of a bottle of Royal Purple oil; except with a lot more gloss.
Major time was spent from someone making sure the body on this 1969 Camaro was as close to perfect as possible. The total cost of restoration and modification for this car was over $60K and it was money well spent.
This car’s white stripes look as natural as if this color combo was a factory option.
The Rally Sport grille and hideaway headlights add an element of cool that you don’t find with other muscle cars.
A cowl induction hood and familiar front and rear factory spoilers complement the RS grille to give the car a bit of race car DNA.
Optional front and rear Rally Sport bumper guards and optional dual mirrors add a little extra detail and Vision ‘Legend’ chrome wheels, 17 inches up front and 20 inches in the rear, ride 245/45/17 and 255/35/20 Nexen Z-rated radials to complete the cars package.
Even the stainless trim around the windows is in excellent shape and all the factory correct emblems are in perfect condition.
The typical small block Chevy that used to reside under the hood of this ’69 Camaro is long gone, and replacing it is a 468 cubic inch 450hp big block V8.
The monster is fed via braided fuel lines that send fuel through a modern Demon carburetor and into an equally modern and impressive Edelbrock aluminum intake.
A MSD electronic ignition system has replaced the OEM points distributor.
An aluminum radiator and electric cooling fan are a needed update from the original equipment steel radiator and crank driven fan.
Chrome valve covers, a chrome air filter housing, a chrome upper radiator support and a chrome master cylinder dress things up while aluminum pulleys and bow-tie bolts provide both purpose and aesthetic appeal.
Under the satin black floor pan and behind that beastly motor is a Muncie 4 speed transmission.
Long tube headers flow into an aluminized Flowmaster exhaust system which snakes its way around a GM 10 bolt rear axle.
The car retains its factory leaf springs in the rear and makes good use of installed traction bars to put all of its power to the ground.
Power steering is an addition that wasn’t available from the factory but is welcomed, and power assisted front disc brakes provide a safer and more enjoyable experience while driving.
A completely new black vinyl interior was installed during the restoration. If you have a seat in the car the first thing you’ll notice is bucket seats that feel and look good as when the car rolled down the assembly line.
In front of you, the dash houses a Ken Harrison aftermarket AM/FM radio with cassette player, a factory tachometer and a factory speedometer.
The new console houses the functional 4 pack gauge cluster and the chrome Hurst short throw shifter.
The factory option sport styled steering wheel serves as a focal point while new seatbelts and new chrome trim on the new front and rear door panels add a touch of brightness.
The trunk has fresh spatter-finish paint throughout and is covered by a new houndstooth mat.
The workmanship of this vehicle is top notch and definitely an awesome update to a vintage muscle car design.
When we talk about one of the greatest street machines to ever have been built in Australia, 1970 Plymouth ‘King Kong’ Cuda for sure is going to make an appearance on our mind.
Grаеmе Cоwin is one of the godfathers of the car community behind the scenes, it’s a big influential figure in the sports of sprint karts and drag racing.
So it’s not surprising at all that his King Kong Cuda is a really big deal.
The Plymоuth Bаrrаcudа, serves as Rосkеt Industries’ promotional car in all its glory, the car is paraded at events around the nation and has won everything that there is to be won.
Original plan was to build a ‘strееt-аblе’ Hеmi-powered but as the build continued, the vehicle required some serious surgeries to get to the desired finish.
So what was planned to be finished building in a year prolonged to five years and six times the budget.
“Thе cаr tооk cоntrоl аnd wе hаd tо feed it. It consumed pеоplе livеs аnd wе аll wаntеd to quit multiplе timеs. Bеliеvе mе, if I hаd knоw whаt it wаs gоіng tо tаkе, I wоuld’vе nеvеr stаrtеd. But I guess it wаs sоmеthing wе hаd committed to аnd I likе tо finish what I stаrt,” Grаеmе musеs. “But in thе еnd, the cаr surpassed all expectations аnd wе аrе proud of whаt а grеаt tеаm оf pеоplе has achieved.”
The vehicles ‘King Kоng’ thеmе hаrks back to drag racing of yesteryear, and the 426 Hеmi еnginе wаs knоwn аs аn ‘еlеphаnt mоtоr’.
The metal sheet is all ironed out, and King Kong’s new PPG chаrcоаl grеy wаs lаid.
The rest of the vehicle is a а 528-cubе EFI Hеmi, has acres of chrome details, and hooks up tо а 727 Tоrquеflitе аnd Strаngе 9-inch diff.
King Kоng Cudа as work of automotive art has it all- bеlly-scrаping ridе, 700 horses, milе-widе rubbеr, а gаzilliоn gаugеs, crazy this, trick that beast the other.
Apart from chеst-thumping еnginе, thе Bаrrаcudа hаs nеvеr bееn оn а rаcе trаck, but still King Kоng Cudа is definitely one of the most amazing street machines ever built- no discussion.
There is nothing boring about the car, it’s brаwny, it’s loud and downright sexy.
The Ford’s lauded Mustang is iconic without a doubt, the car has fostered a reputation as one of, if not the most popular pony cars of all time from the streets of rural America all the way to Hollywood’s Silver Screen.
There are still a gifted few that stand apart as the platform’s most sought-after examples considering all things, including this 1967 “Eleanor” — one of the last surviving Fastbacks from the 2000 box office hit, Gone In 60 Seconds.
The ’67 Ford Mustang Fastback we are talking today is one of only 11 variants built for the film’s dramatic chase choreography, the car introduces viewers to a menagerie of Los Angeles’ iconic locations.
The vehicles Dupont Pepper Grey exterior and a Shelby GT500s-inspired body kit built by Chip Foose, gives the perfect contrast to the film’s bleak urban atmosphere, by giving an amazing on-screen presence, setting it apart from over 50 other sought-after platforms that would have been depicted throughout the heist film.
Nicholas Cage’s character, Randall “Memphis” Raines, dubbed the 1967 Mustang “Eleanor” and exposed the car to a number of high speed sequences that would highlight the car’s HiPo 351 CI V8 engine, stainless side-exit exhausts, and five-speed Tremec TKO manual transmission on display.
The Mustang has undergone a fully-realized rotisserie restoration by Cinema Vehicle Services since the movie, and on its odometer has accrued only 90 miles.
At the moment we select to debate with you the distinctive and iconic 1971 Plymouth Cuda, an instance of how American muscle automobiles restorations are completed, not solely in U.S. however in Europe as nicely.
The skillful and proficient crew of muscle automobile lovers has completed an incredible resto work, they used primarily unique elements to deliver this Purple 1971 Cuda again to its unique glory, and we share with you under a listing for the diehard Mopar followers to take a look at it.
V1X black vinyl high, N96 Shaker Hood, J45 hood fast fasteners, J68 rear blind, J78 / J81 entrance and rear spoilers, N41 / N42 twin exhaust with chrome covers, L34 Highway Lights (auxiliary headlamps), G36 Racing mirrors painted.
Aside from the above performances this 1971 Plymouth Cuda sports activities a 383 V8 motor that’s paired with a Four-speed Handbook transmission and each numbers match plus A36 efficiency bundle.
If one desires to finish an inventory with probably the most traditional film vehicles of all time, Normal Lee and the Bandit would make that listing for certain.
The infamous Dodge Charger and Pontiac Trans Am went head-to-head in slightly little bit of a film mash up automotive chase for the ages this time, seeing these wonderful vehicles going at it exterior motion pictures it’s actually neat.
This automotive may have you dancing down the reminiscence lane as the 2 “old-school cool” rides go aspect by aspect in and round city that is aware of no limits, when drivers take their wild driving on the highway and off of it.
We invite you to have a look at the chase sequence of epic proportions beneath as these two iconic vehicles sq. off, with this type of vehicles you possibly can by no means go fallacious.
At the moment we invite you to take a look at this 1949 Chevrolet 5 Window Pickup “Heirloom” 2017 Nice Eight Winner 2017 Detroit Autorama!
At the moment we’re going to present you a video from Scottie from the well-known YouTube channel, ScottieDTV, this man simply is aware of learn how to choose up wonderful autos.
In immediately’s video he’s displaying across the astonishing 1949 Chevrolet 5 Window Pickup Customized “Heirloom”, and we’ve to confess this is without doubt one of the finest pickups we’ve ever seen.
This journey was filmed on the 2017 Detroit Autorama, and for certain it was one of many Nice Eight winners on the present, and no person was shocked about it.
The entire pickup is a mix of essentially the most elegant components of automotive historical past, similar to the ’39 Mannequin.
Beautiful flush-mounted home windows, rear physique panel that when belonged to a ’55 Cadillac Fleetwood, A headlights and lots of extra.
In the event you journey on a Corvette C5 chassis and powered by a LS1 engine, this wonderful automobile merely must be seen, so take a look at the video to see for your self among the best wanting vehicles of its sort ever.
Michigan is now officially a “no-kill state” for shelter animals.
To be considered a “no-kill” state, 90 percent of animals are either returned to owners, transferred to other shelters and rescue organizations, or adopted.
“This is an amazing first for our state,” said Deborah Schutt, MPFA founder and chairperson. “When the shelters in a state combine to meet the 90% target, that state is considered No-Kill for shelter animals. Only Delaware, which has three shelters, compared to 174 in Michigan, also reached the No Kill benchmark last year.”
In 2018, Michigan reached that percentage.
“While it’s exciting to see Michigan as a state achieve No-Kill status by reaching the 90% goal, we still have a few communities struggling to save lives, especially with cats,” Schutt said. “We will continue to work with shelters and rescue organizations to implement best practices, decrease overall length of stay in the shelter and improve the quality of life for homeless pets while they are in a shelter.”
The Michigan Pet Fund Alliance (MPFA) began tracking these statistics in 2009 from annual reports submitted by shelters to the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development.
According to the MPFA, approximately 120,000 dogs and cats were being euthanized in Michigan shelters every year.
The MPFA said that number is now just over 13,000.
What a great match-up!!! First you have the legendary Hemi in a 1968 Dodge Super Bee breathing 425 horsepower from the legendary 426 ci HEMI. Then throw that against a 1969 Corvette… but not just any Corvette… a Corvette with a L88 427 making 430 horsepower. I don’t think I could ever thank both of these owners enough for actually bringing out these cars and racing them. What a rare match-up!
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Remember, these cars participate in the Pure Stock Muscle Car Drag Race series, so check them out on fb and also their website. Here are the rules:
For 1955 to 1979 musclecars built in United States and Canadian assembly plants with a minimum warranty of 12 months and 12,000 miles. Any car running faster than 11.50 will be disqualified and will not have a qualifying time recorded. Any convertible running faster then 13.50 will be disqualified and will not have a qualifying time recorded. Casting numbers must be correct for the year and horsepower claimed including intake manifold, heads, and exhaust manifolds. Blocks do not have to be “numbers matching,” but they must be the correct displacement. Overbores up to .070″ are allowed. Stock cranks only. All Engines – 1.5 extra points allowed over advertised. The camshaft must be correct for the year, model, and horsepower claimed for the type of lifter (hydraulic or solid). Roller cams NOT allowed. The valve train must be factory stock for the year, make, and horsepower claimed.
The ignition system must be stock, including the distributor, cap, coil, and wires. Points may be replaced with any electronic conversion that fits under the stock distributor cap. The carburetor must be correct for the year, make, and horsepower claimed. Jetting and metering changes are permitted. THE CHOKE ASSEMBLY MUST BE IN PLACE AND FUNCTIONAL! Cast-iron exhaust manifolds are mandatory and must be correct for the year, model, and horsepower claimed. Internal modifications to the exhaust manifolds are NOT allowed. Under no circumstances will headers be allowed, including those cars that came with headers delivered in the trunk. Pipes must be routed as they were originally for the year, make, model, and engine combination. Mufflers must be stock looking in design, that is, oval in shape. No glasspacks or straight pipes allowed unless installed as original equipment. Maximum muffler inlet and outlet size is 2.5 inches. X & H pipes allowed. The radiator must be correct for the year, make, model, and horsepower claimed. No lightweight, aluminum radiators allowed. The camshaft must be correct for the year, model, and horsepower claimed for the type of lifter (hydraulic or solid). Roller cams NOT allowed. Duration at .050″ lobe lift must be within 1% of factory specs. Lift at the valve must be within 2% of factory specs. Maximum stall limited to 2200 rpm. The transmission must be correct for year, make, model and engine of the car. 3-speed manuals may be upgraded to the correct 4-speed if originally available. The rear axle must be of the same manufacturer as the car. Any gear ratio is allowed. Reproduction tires or radial tires only.You are allowed to run tires one size over stock. Factory wheels only.
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