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1957 Chevy Bel Air LS Engine Install

By Ryan Manson   -   Photography by the Author If you're a regular reader of All Chevy Performance, you'll probably recognize our '57 Chevy 210 wagon...
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Old-School 327ci Small-Block Chevy Engine

By Jeff Smith   -   Photography by the Author & Cam Benty Street car engine building is not always about ultimate power. Sometimes it’s more about...
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How to Choose the Right Restoration Shop for Your Project

By Barry Kluczyk   -   Photography by the Author Carved on the ancient Greek Temple of Apollo is the proverb “Know Thyself,” a philosophical maxim that...
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Installing a Holley Terminator X in an LS-swapped third-gen Camaro

By Joe Rode  -   Photography by Joel Rode When Chevrolet Performance introduced its Connect & Cruise engine packages, it was a game-changer for those hot...
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Installing a Flaming River Steering Column in a TKX-Swapped 1969 Nova

By Taylor Kempkes   -   Photography by the Author Have you ever embarked on a big project like a suspension overhaul or engine swap and got...
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Installing a Flaming River Steering Column in a TKX-Swapped 1969 Nova

By Taylor Kempkes   -   Photography by the Author Have you ever embarked on a big project like a suspension overhaul or engine swap and got...
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The Ongoing Evolution of Drag Racing Tires

By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author Although drag racing is simple in nature, there are many factors that go into a successful...
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Adding Rear Seatbelts to Our 1964 Chevelle Project Car

By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author There was once a time when no one wore seatbelts, and there was no such thing...
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Adding an Engine Oil and Transmission Cooler to an LS Swap

By Ryan Manson   -   Photography by the Author A lot of time seems to be spent discussing the merits of one particular cooling system feature...
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1971 Chevy Camaro Exhaust Install

By Chuck Vranas   -   Photography by the Author Taking on an engine swap in your high-performance Chevy doesn’t need to be overly complex if you...
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Bubbles Up

Why the Simple Act of Bench Bleeding a Master Cylinder is Important By Jeff Smith   -   Photography by the Author In the world of high-performance driving,...
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How to Avoid Fuel Starvation Problems When Building High Horsepower LT1 Engines

By Jeff Huneycutt   -   Photography by the Author Critics have been calling for the death of the internal combustion engine for decades now. And, as...
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Fresh Fuel Delivery for a Crusty 1977 Nova

By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author If you’ve ever daily driven an old car, then you know about the perpetual repair and...
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Suspension Upgrade: Aldan’s Coilover Kits for C2 and C3 Corvettes and Full-Size Chevys

By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography by the Author Hot rodders and racers of all sorts have long understood the advantages to coilover suspension: the spring...
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The Tools You’ll Need for Building the Chevy LS Engine Family

The Tools You’ll Need for Building the Chevy LS Engine Family By Jeff Smith   -   Photography by the Author and Courtesy of the Manufacturers It’s not...
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A Better Sniper

Holley’s Upgraded Sniper 2 Throttle Body EFI By Jeff Smith   -   Photography by the Author and Courtesy of Holley Performance One of the benefits of electronic...
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Make it Cool

Johnson’s Radiator Works Builds an Efficient Copper and Brass Tri-Five Radiator By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author When it comes to cooling a...
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SYOG (Shift Your Own Gears) With SST

Swapping a TREMEC TKX Five-Speed Manual into a ’69 Nova By Taylor Kempkes   -   Photography by the Author In our minds, the joy of owning a...
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Environmental Impact

Climate Control for ’60s Chevys By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography by Jason Scudellari Today you’d be hard-pressed to find a new car without air conditioning, but...
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It’s All in the Delivery

VaporWorx is the New Standard in Transferring Fuel to the Engine By Jeff Smith   -   Photography by the Author The horsepower race continues to escalate. We...
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Performance and Style

All American Billet’s LS Drive System Turns Ordinary into Extraordinary By Nick Licata   -   Photography by ACP Staff Aftermarket LS accessory drive systems are nothing new,...
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Earn Your Stripes

Everything You Need to Know About First-Gen Camaro Stripes By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author When Chevrolet rolled the Camaro out to the...
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Back to Basics

Keeping Drum Brakes in Service is Simple and Affordable By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author Drum brakes have been around for more than...
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Differential Dissidence

Assembling a 9-Inch Rearend for an LS-Powered Tri-Five By Ryan Manson   -   Photography by the Author When it comes to upgrading a vintage vehicle to a...
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The Big Chill

Properly Cooling the LS Conversion in a Second-Gen Camaro By Chuck Vranas   -   Photography by the Author There’s nothing more revered in the performance world than...
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Boosted Advice

Experts Weigh In By Jeff Huneycutt   -   Photography by the Author These days, thanks to modern engine controls, it’s easier than ever to add boost either...
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Camaro Mini-Tubs

When a Little is Just Enough! By Eric Geisert   -   Photography by the Author We’ve all seen the cars at the local cruise spots making a...
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A Turn in the Right Direction

Power Steering for Tri-Five Chevys By Ryan Manson  -   Photography by the Author When it comes to upgrading and modernizing a classic Chevy, one of the...
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After the Baang!

What We Learned After our Small-Block Exploded By Jeff Smith   -   Photography by the Author In the real world, things sometimes just go terribly wrong. Like...
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When Every Inch Counts

Offset Fix on the 1958-64 Chevy Chassis By Jason Lubken     Photography by the Author Stance is everything. It’s a tricky subject, too. Suspension isn’t easy on...
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Pushed to its Limits

We Push Vortech’s New Third-Generation Blower Kit for the Small-Block Chevy to its Limits to Find out Just How Much it can Take By Jeff...
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Cracking the Code

What Does the VIN and Trim Tag Reveal about your Classic Chevy? By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author When it comes to finding...
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Seal it Up

A Simple Modification That Updates ’60s Muscle Cars to Eliminate Updraft By Jeff Smith   -   Photography by the Author While we all love our older muscle...
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A Firmer Foundation

Strengthening the First-Gen F-Body Structure With Detroit Speed Subframe Connectors By Barry Kluczyk   -   Photography by the Author Structural rigidity has long been the Achilles heel...
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Idle Hands

How to Set Idle Mixture Correctly By Jeff Smith   -   Photography by the Author The Bible says that idle hands are the devil’s workshop. Our take...
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Selecting Starters

Which One is Right for You, Gear Reduction or Direct Drive? By ACP Staff At one time selecting a Chevrolet starter was easy enough, as there...
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Get a Grip

Single vs. Dual Clutches By Jeff Smith       -   Photography by the Author and Courtesy of the Manufacturers In America bigger is always better. A single cheeseburger...
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Weld Done

We Follow the Pros on a 1969 Camaro’s Floor Replacement With New AMD Metal By Barry Kluczyk   -   Photography by the Author Pulling up the carpet...
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Assembly Required

Final Assembly and Trim Installation on a Slick 1966 Nova By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author There is no such thing as a...
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Reducing the Wallow of a Wagon

Brake and Suspension Upgrades Make a Handier Handyman By Ryan Manson   -   Photography by the Author When Bruce Valley originally dropped off his '57 Chevy Handyman...

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Fresh Fuel Delivery for a Crusty 1977 Nova

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