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Steve Aguilars 1971 Camaro

Firing up – Show it, Drive it, Repeat

Every so often useless thoughts get tangled in my head—most I’m unable to delete. They just stick there taking up valuable space. Lately, I’ve...
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Chevy Concepts

Chevy Concepts - ’69 Chevrolet Camaro Vehicle Builder: JABZ Kustoms Vehicle Owner: Ray Carnes, Waynesboro, Georgia Artwork by Tavis Highlander Instagram @tavishighlander tavishighlander.com John Barefield of JABZ Kustoms is building...
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1955 Chevy Rendering by Tavis Highlander

Artwork by Tavis Highlander Instagram @tavishighlander tavishighlander.com Vehicle Builder: Double Z Hot Rods, Dinuba, California Vehicle Owner: Rafael Alvarez 1955 Chevy Bel Air Russ Zulim and the crew at Double...
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Firing Up – Where are They Now?

Do you ever wonder what happens to all the old magazine feature cars after they’ve had their moment in the limelight? I do, all...
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Parts Bin: LS Engine, Wiseco, TMI, Summit Racing, Speedway Motors, EFI, Holley, Injection, AMD

Parts Bin – September 2022 By Nick Licata Attractive Injection The Hilborn EFI-R injector manifold kits combine the technology of electronic fuel injection with the racing-born performance...
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Firing Up – Remembering Your First

When starting a project car, there’s a beginning, middle, and end. Although the end is subject to change, as “finished” is usually a fluid...
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Tavis Highlander 1970 Chevelle Rendering

Artwork by Tavis Highlander Instagram: @tavishighlander TavisHighlander.com Vehicle owner: Jason Flis Nokesville, Virginia 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Sometimes deciding on the details is incredibly difficult with a big project. The owner...
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Retro Resto

A Deep Dive into the Unwritten Textbook of Day Two Muscle Cars By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author As the automotive hobby has...
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Parts Bin

Safe Storage Speedway Motors’ LS Block Off Engine Storage Plates blocks off Chevy LS engine intake, exhaust, and water pump ports for long-term storage and are compatible...
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Firing Up – Flaunt ’em if you got ’em!

There was a time not long ago, not long enough if you ask me, when engine covers were all the rage in vintage show...
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Firing Up – Cruisin’ in the ’70s

Growing up in Southern California during the ’70s there was no shortage of cruise spots to roll onto any given Friday or Saturday night....

Tavis Highlander 1958 Corvette Rendering

Chevy Concepts - 1958 Chevrolet Corvette “My Little Fuelie” Artwork by Tavis Highlander Instagram @tavishighlander tavishighlander.com Vehicle build by: Hickman Creations, Gunter, Texas Owner: Jerry Judkins When you find an original...
1967 chevelle

Our Panel Of Experts Discuss What The Term Restomod And Day Two Resto Actually...

Term Paper - Part 1: Restomod and Day Two Resto By Nick Licata, Jeff Smith, Steve Magnante & Tony Huntimer Photography by Tommy Lee Byrd, Grant Cox,...

Firing Up – Will Work for Fuel

Will Work for Fuel By Nick Licata - Photography by the Author I generally try to stay away from current events when it comes to writing this...
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Steve Magnante digs into the history of the Chevy Monza

Bowtie Boneyard - Marvelous Monzas By Steve Magnante   -   Photography by the Author Seen by many as either a pint-sized Camaro or a grown-up Vega, the Monza...
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Chevy Concepts

Artwork by Tavis HighlanderInstagram @tavishighlander tavishighlander.com Vehicle build by Born Vintage Hot Rods, Bakersfield, CA 1969 Chevrolet Camaro The boys at Born Vintage Hot Rods know how to put...
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Chevy Concepts

Vehicle build by Hot Rods and Hobbies, Signal Hill, California Artwork by Tavis Highlander - Instagram: @tavishighlander - tavishighlander.com 1956 Chevrolet Nomad I first worked with Hot Rods...
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Bowtie Boneyard

The Van-Tastics: A Peek at Some Oddball, Chevy Cargo Carriers By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author If you were alive in the ’70s, you’ll remember...
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Firing Up

Variety is the Spice of Muscle Car Life By Nick Licata - Photography by the Author It’s been said many times by some very wise people (people...
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Firing UP – Back on Track

Back on Track By Nick Licata - Photography by the Author Due to the situation beyond anyone’s control (that dang COVID-19 thing), we took an unscheduled time-out...
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CHEVY CONCEPTS – ’63 Chevrolet Nova Wagon

Artwork by: Tavis Highlander Instagram: @tavishighlander tavishighlander.com Build by: Bux Customs - Pottstown, Pennsylvania In 2003, Chris McClintock started this Nova project with the intention of using it as...
100 year-old Chevys

BOWTIE BONEYARD

One Century Ago By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author The year 1929 was a big one for Chevrolet. That’s when the 194ci overhead valve (OHV)...
2021 HRIA Business of the year

Firing Up – 2021 HRIA Business of the year

We Got This By Nick Licata - Photography by Chris Shelton & Courtesy of HRIA/SEMA The SEMA Show held at the Las Vegas Convention Center is always...

Bowtie Boneyard

IROC and I Roll Over 5.0 Mustangs By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author Does anyone remember the ’80s? This writer sure does. It was a...
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Chevy Concepts

’56 Chevrolet Convertible Artwork by Tavis Highlander - Instagram @tavishighlander - tavishighlander.com Build by Milestone Paint & Body Mt. Juliet, TN Milestone Paint & Body is celebrating 20 years in...
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Firing Up

Happy Birthday to Us, and Happy New Year to You! By Nick Licata It’s hard to believe, but this issue (Jan. ’22) marks the one-year anniversary...
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Chevy Concepts

1964 Chevrolet Corvette Artwork by Tavis Highlander - Instagram @tavishighlander - tavishighlander.com Build by Cruzer’s Customs New Braunfels, TX You’ve probably seen Cruzer’s Customs work via their recent ’64 Buick...
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Bowtie Boneyard

Stick Shockers By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author It’s time once again to venture forth into the Bowtie Boneyard. Here, we visited Bernardston Auto Wrecking...
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Bowtie Boneyard

Monte Carlos, Great and Small By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author Personal luxury is what the Monte Carlo was all about. Unlike a full-dress Caprice,...
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Bowtie Boneyard – Small-Block Smoggers

Small-Block Smoggers By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author It’s no big secret that when Ed Cole and his band of mechanical geniuses designed the original...
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Firing Up

The Street Rod Nats is Far From Normal–Just How We Like It By Nick Licata After being holed up for the past year or so and...
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Chevy Concepts

Vehicle build by Murray Kustom Rods By Tavis Highlander - Artwork by the Author Instagram @tavishighlander www.TavisHighlander.com Vehicle build by Murray Kustom Rods Fort Worth, Texas 1970 Chevrolet Nova Making a muscle...

Bowtie Boneyard – Big Chevys Were Big Sellers

By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author The COVID-19 national lockdown of 2020 gave many of us a case of cabin fever–the feeling of...
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Firing Up – Drivin’ Tunes

Drivin’ Tunes By Nick Licata Hot rods and rock ’n’ roll–they go hand in hand, like peanut butter and jelly, chips and salsa, bangers and mash,...
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1966 CHEVY CORVETTE CONCEPTS

1966 Chevy Corvette Artwork by Tavis Highlander Instagram @tavishighlander tavishighlander.com Vehicle build by Kuhnhausen Metal Concepts Creswell, Oregon Subtle and over the top are both common characteristics of high-end show...
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Bowtie Boneyard – Neil and Praise

Neil and Praise By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author Neil Young sang it best, “rust never sleeps.” And whether you’re a fan of Young’s earlier...
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Chevy Concepts – 1955 NOMAD

Text and Artwork by Tavis Highlander Instagram @tavishighlander tavishighlander.com Vehicle build by Big Oak Garage Hokes Bluff, Alabama Even though it has a stock body, this Nomad will be...
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BOWTIE BONEYARD – CRUSTY CAMAROS

A Pair of 1969s Rest in Rust By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author In 1969, Chevrolet built and sold 243,085 Camaros. It was the final...

Firing Up – Gasser Madness 2.0!

Gasser Madness 2.0! By Nick Licata There seems to be a resurgence in old-school-style builds—an outright attraction to what was cool back in the ’60s and...

Firing Up

That Last 10 Percent By Nick Licata “Ten percent. That’s it. A measly 10 percent! That’s all I need to get my project car beyond the...

CHEVY CONCEPTS – 1961 IMPALA

Text and Artwork by Tavis Highlander - Instagram @tavishighlander tavishighlander.com Vehicle build by Big Oak Garage Hokes Bluff, Alabama If you just quickly glance at this project, all you’ll...

CHEVY CONCEPT

1965 El Camino Artwork by Tavis Highlander - Instagram @tavishighlander - tavishighlander.com Vehicle Build by: Painthouse Texas Cypress, Texas The crew at Painthouse Texas are no strangers to building high-end...

BOWTIE BONEYARD

HEARTLESS V-8 VEGA DISCOVERED IN NEW MEXICO By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author Ever since the late, great Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins shocked his NHRA Pro...

Chevy Concept – 1967 Camaro

Text and Rendering by Tavis Highlander Owner: Tim Bair 1967 Camaro Finishing details were the task at hand for this 1967 Camaro convertible project. The owner had...

Creatures from the Black Laguna – Bowtie Boneyard

A Trio of Chevelle Malibu Type S-3s at Hidden Valley Auto Parts By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author When they first appeared with their squared-off...

Firing UP

Source of Power By Nick Licata As we continue navigating our way through the muscle car hobby, there seems to be no shortage of changes and...

Chevy Concept

1964 Corvette Artwork by Tavis Highlander Instagram: @tavishighlander tavishighlander.com   Vehicle build by Chris Holstrom Concepts Owner Steve Peterson Chris Holstrom Concepts tasked me with helping to restyle an auction-purchased Corvette...

Bowtie Boneyard

X Marks the Splat By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author When Chevrolet unveiled the 1958 passenger car lineup, the public was astonished to see that...

Rolling Stock

A Swap Meet Scrounger’s Guide to Vintage Wheels Text & Photos By Tommy Lee Byrd One of the easiest and earliest methods of automotive personalization comes...

1969 Chevelle – Vehicle Build by Grind Hard Garage

Vehicle Build by Grind Hard Garage Text & Rendering By Tavis Highlander Grind Hard Garage (GHG), out of Stuart, Florida, is putting together a 1969 Chevelle...

Bowtie Boneyard – Sticks and Bones

Sticks and Bones Text & Photos By Steve Magnante In this month’s installment of Bowtie Boneyard we’re at Bernardston Auto Wrecking in Bernardston, Massachusetts (413/648-9300), checking...

Chevy Concept

By Tavis Highlander - Rendering by the Author Vehicle: “Masq Supernova” Owner: Joe Masquelier When Joe Masquelier contacted me about drawing up his 1966 Nova project, I could...

Bowtie Boneyard

Camaro Casualty By Steve Magnante - Photography by the Author In 1969 Chevrolet built exactly 20,302 Z/28 Camaros. This is the sad fate of one of them....

The Monza and the Monte: Sporty Fun from the Smog Zone

By Steve Magnante   -   Photography by the Author In this world of mid-engine Corvettes that run 0-60 in 3-seconds in base trim, 198-mph ZL1 Camaros...

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Dragstrip Shock Tuning

Notes for Shock Setting in Drag Racing Application By Jeff...

Flashback

Danny Jones’ Evil, Wicked, Mean, and Nasty 1961 Corvette By...

1969 Yenko Camaro Rendering by Tavis Highlander

Artwork by Tavis Highlander Instagram @tavishighlander tavishighlander.com Vehicle Builder: Heartland Customs, Purcell,...

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