There are a lot of ways you can go about upgrading a car or truck. I find it is fun to get an older muscle car and customize it from the ground up. I find that it ends up getting me a nice car that is a blast to drive. It is usually cheaper than buying a brand new car anyways. If you want to get more performance out of your car then aftermarket parts are a must. The first aftermarket part I would suggest would be a supercharger. It will give you the most bang for the buck compared to other parts. It may be beneficial to just get a crate motor that is already tuned for high performance. Read the rest of this entry »
I can not say that I would be interested in doing this for myself, but I have been offered a deal which would be pretty sweet for me if it does not turn out to be a quagmire. A friend of mine has a 1971 Nova SS sitting behind his barn. He blew up the 350 small block and it has been sitting there for a couple of years. Of course that thing has a powerful thirst for petrol, but I happen to have a 350 small block which would drop right into it. It came out of a totaled GMC El Caballero. Last winter we had an ice storm and a big oak tree absolutely destroyed everything save the engine, the rear end and the transmission. So I could take that Nova SS and put my engine in it next weekend.
First however I have get hold of an air suspension kit for a 2008 Toyota Tundra and install it in this boy’s truck. I know that I can do this, but I do not know if it is going to be practical for me try. Read the rest of this entry »