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22 The front drive is an incredible combination of components practically none of which were originally designed to work with the Chevrolet straight si

Chevrolet’s Straight-Six Engine was Designed to be a Workhorse—Automotive Specialists has Turned it into...

By Jeff Huneycutt  -  Photography by the Author Some engines just have coolness in their DNA. Take, for example, the famous four-valve, dual-overhead cam LT5 that...
00 CTP FEB 2024 Project Backpay Big Back Window

Howe’s It Doin’ Garage Does the “Big Window” Conversion on the AMD 1966 C10

By Jason Chandler   -   Photography by the Author Back on Project #Backpay! This ’66 Chevy C10 truck has been under major reconstruction. If you have...
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LMC Bed Box Assembly for an F100 Flareside

By Ryan Manson  -  Photography by the Author Sourcing the components to assemble a pickup bed using new parts has never been easier. Whether swapping...
00 CTP FEB 2024 Painting Tips Block Sanding

Block Sanding Tips for First-Round Primer-Surfacer

By “Rotten” Rodney Bauman   -   Photography by the Author Final-primed and guidecoated, do these doors look pretty “straight”? As shapely as their designers intended for...
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A Clean Serpentine Package for any LS Motor

By Ryan Manson   -   Photography by the Author One of the benefits of using a late-model engine, such as the venerable LS-series of GM powerplants,...
01 Holley carburetor on the newly installed BluePrint chevy firewall

Our Chevy Pickup Gets a New Firewall, Engine & Transmission

By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography By the Author We’ve been following along as Paul Wilson has been in the process of transforming a random pile...
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Part 6: Custom Header Fab on the Scott’s Hotrods ’N Customs 1951 Chevy

By Kenneth “Stress Ball” DeKissere   -   Photography by Camren Beattie I haven't built headers in five or so years, and even then I haven't made very many....
01 The project at hand involves using the lip edge design Old Anvil Fenders

Presto-Chango!

Old Anvil Works Their Magic on an International Fender By Eric Geisert   -   Photography by the Author You know how when you ask a 5-year-old to...
00 1956 Stude

CHANGES FOR THE BETTER

Joe McGlynn’s “Dream Stude” By Ron Covell   -   Photography by the Author Joe McGlynn is working on a very cool project: a chopped and sectioned ’56...
01 Dakota Digital RTX Series instrument cluster RTX Gauges

A Modern Cluster for 1967-72 Blue Oval Trucks

Dakota Digital's Latest RTX Series Instrument System is Bumpside Specific By Ryan Manson   -   Photography by the Author When it comes to OE instrument clusters, most...
01 1951 Chevy P5

IN THE SHOP

Part 5: The Scott’s Hotrods ’N Customs ’51 Chevy By Kenneth “Stress Ball” DeKissere   -   Photography by Camren Beattie Man, you're really putting me on the spot...
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Art Morrison Goes Off-Road

Could This Be the Ultimate 4x4 Chassis? By Ron Ceridono Art Morrison has a long history of building performance vehicles. As a teenager he collected a...
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Inside Job

Premeditated Paintwork, aka Task Force Chevy Interior Prep By “Rotten” Rodney Bauman   -   Photography by the Author Younger paint professionals may not yet relate, but for...
01 International Harvester pickup Anvil IH Roof

Put a Lid on It!

Old Anvil Redesigns an International Harvester Roof By Eric Geisert   -   Photography by the Author Some of the best bodywork ever done on a vehicle never...
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Evacuate a Big V-8 in Style

Tips and Tricks for Building a Granatelli Motor Sports 3-Inch Stainless Steel Oval Tubing Exhaust By Ryan Manson   -   Photography by Rob Fortier The use of...
01 It took a long search to find a weathered but basically sound truck to start with

Holm Built Hotrods’ “Trans-Am” Bumpside Build

By Ron Covell   -   Photography by the Author In the mid ’60s a new class for racing cars was launched. These were based on production...
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The Harrison’s Rod & Custom ’71 GMC, Part 1

By Bryan Harrison   -   Photography by the Author This is the ’71 GMC 1/2-ton Stepside owned by my Uncle Jack Fillers from Greeneville, Tennessee. It...
01 checking the wheelbase of the chassis that will be going under a ’52 Chevy pickup

Independent Thinking

Part III: C4 Corvette IRS for Early Chevy Pickups By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography by the Author In the two previous issues of Classic Truck Performance,...
01 Quick Ratio Steering Box from Borgeson

OBS Steering Box Upgrade with Borgeson Universal Company

By Todd Ryden   -   Photography by the Author  Considering how your truck drives usually leads to thoughts of coilover upgrades or sway bars, but have...
00 Premier Street Rod Shop Tour

Premier Street Rod Shop Tour

Road Trip for Chevy Task Force Truck Parts By “Rotten” Rodney Bauman   -   Photography by the Author Coming from an era when auto parts, truck parts,...
01 Duralast s complete line of replacement suspension components

How To Update Chevy OBS Suspension

Our Daily Driver 1998 Tahoe gets a Suspension Overhaul With Duralast Parts By Todd Ryden    -   Photography by Taylor Kempkes    -   Videography by Ryan Foss...
01 Paul Wilson installing Flat Out Engineering s Corvette C4 front suspension on a Chevy truck frame

How To Square A ‘52 Chevy Truck Frame

Part 2: Prepping For a Corvette Independent Front Suspension Install By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography by the Author In the Aug. ’23 issue of Classic Truck...
00 Complete Guide to Wilwood Disc Brake Conversion for 64 Chevy C10

HOW TO INSTALL ELECTRIC PARKING BRAKE ON YOUR CLASSIC TRUCK

E-Stopp Parking Brake & Wilwood Disc Brake Conversion for '64 Chevy C10 By Taylor Kempkes   -   Photography & Videography by the Author Most people have heard...
00 How To Change Brakes On OBS Trucks Tahoes

Freshen Up Your OE OBS Brakes

Duralast Offers Replacement Brake Pads & Rotors By Todd Ryden   -   Photography & Videography by Taylor Kempkes It’s hard to believe just how popular the GM...
01 This is the first series ’55 Chevrolet pickup frame that will be the foundation of a ’52 pickup

CORVETTE SUSPENSION FOR CHEVY ADVANCE DESIGN TRUCKS

Updating A 1947-54 Chevy Chassis With Flat Out Engineering IFS By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography by the Author Like most manufacturers, as World War II came...

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