I feel like I’ve missed out by never owning a car that was painted flat black. I’ve owned cars with faded black paint, but that isn’t quite the same. I’m talking about rattle can flat black that only looks good in cloudy weather. I feel like I’ve missed out on dirty looks from my neighbors […]
The trick with a turbocharger is to make the compressor (that is the cold intake size) big enough that it flows the desired air you need to make your power target and the turbine small enough that it spools at a reasonable rpm (before your engine blows up…for instance). Or…you could just strap on a […]
The Chevy Malibu was a forgettable midsized sedan from the 80s and not worth a second glance…unless someone has shoved a giant 454 cubic inch V8 under the hood, painted the bumpers, and do some massive burnout in the advertisement photos. Today’s feature has been transformed from Maliboring to Malibadass. Find this 1983 Chevrolet Malibu Wagon offered for $9,500 in Boston, MA via craigslist.
Sometimes you can just look at a vehicle and think, “I bet that driver owns a Hard Rock Cafe t-shirt.” And while most trucks don’t make good cars, the rare performance-special 454SS doesn’t make much of a truck either. For $34,000 (in 2015), you got 2wd, a regular cab, regular bed, two seats, a 1,000-lb […]
The Chevrolet Astro/GMC Safari was a medium sized van that used light truck power trains in a unibody van chassis. Its rear drive setup separated it from the front-drive mini-vans, but the size (and mass) of the Astro/Safari was closer to the minivans, which makes them the perfect car for a righteous engine swap. Find […]