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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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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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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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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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ONE FOR THE ROAD

A Station Wagon Built for the Long Haul By Ron Ceridono With Jerry Dixey   -   Photography by Dana Srbinovich & Jerry Dixey Almost everyone who grew...
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Improving the Breed

C5-C6 Corvette Suspension Upgrade By Cam Benty   -   Photography by the Author Without question, the Corvette has been the best-handling American performance car for over six...
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Bring Up the Rear

A Simple Overview of Rear Suspension Design From Leaf Springs to IRS By Jeff Smith   -   Photography by Jeff Smith and the Manufacturers When it comes...
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Dragstrip Shock Tuning

Notes for Shock Setting in Drag Racing Application By Jeff Smith   -   Photography by the Author At some point trips to the dragstrip became more about...
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The Chassis Refresh

Giving a Well-Worn, 42-year-old Chassis a New Lease on Life By Jeff Huneycutt   -   Photography by the Author In a perfect world, every car build starts...
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Easy and Affordable Brake Upgrade for a ’70s Nova

By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author When you’re dealing with a budget beater, it’s hard to justify dumping tons of money into...
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Don’t Roll With It

Antiroll Bar Tech: Where Bigger Isn’t Always Better By Jeff Smith   -   Photography by the Author Everybody wants a car that handles well. Any new car...
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Canyon Carver Part 2

Part 2: Third-Gen Camaro Rear Suspension and Brakes and Rearend Upgrade By Chuck Vranas   -   Photography by the Author Missed Part 1? Catch Up Here: Part...
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Refining the Ride

Suspension Upgrades for Them Ol’ Tri-Fives By “Rotten” Rodney Bauman   -   Photography by the Author Why is “Guardrail” Willie Martin smiling? Well, it likely has a...
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Beauty Really is More Than Skin Deep

MetalWorks Updates an Iconic Corvette By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography by Chadly Johnson Eugene, Oregon, is noteworthy for a variety of reasons: it’s home to the...
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Canyon Carver

Part 1: Third-Gen Camaro Suspension and Brake Upgrade–The Front By Chuck Vranas   -   Photography by the Author Back in the day when GM unveiled the third-generation...
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Twice as Nice

Uncovering the Mysteries of Single- and Double-Adjustable Shocks and Why You Need Them By Jeff Smith   -   Photography by the Author and the Manufacturers When the...
001 1965 Chevelle

Making Great Cars Better

Brake and Suspension Upgrade for GM A-Bodies By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography By Rob Fortier The ’60s were interesting times. The average new house was around...
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A Clean Brake

Installing CPP Power Disc Brakes on a 1966 Chevy II By Tommy Lee Byrd - Photography by the Author Braking systems changed a lot during the ’60s....
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Control Freak

Upgrading a ’66 Chevy II with CPP’s MINI Sub-Frame and Control Arm Kit By Tommy Lee Byrd - Photography by the Author Chevrolet had a good thing...
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G-Body G-Machine

We Improve Suspension Responsiveness and Adjustability With Bolt-On Coilovers From Aldan American By Jesse Kiser - Photography by the Author Since its completion, our ’82 Malibu Wagon...
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Sometimes Basic is Best

Rebuilding a Chevelle’s Front Suspension with CPP By Todd Ryden - Photography by the Author We were wrapping up an oil change on our ’64 Chevelle not...
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Camaro Corrections

Refreshing Our Camaro’s Steering and Brakes With Parts From Duralast https://vimeo.com/564709096/b2c99aa89c https://vimeo.com/564711323/1e38480823 https://vimeo.com/564709759/78cedbe38c By ACP Staff - Photography by ACP Staff When Chevrolet introduced the Camaro in 1967 it...

COILOVER CONUNDRUM

IF THE QUESTION IS “HOW TO BEST UPDATE YOUR CHEVELLE’S SUSPENSION?” ALDAN’S GOT THE ANSWER! By Ron Ceridono - Photography by Nick Licata One of the most...

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