This super-clean 1978 Pontiac Trans Am came to the V8 Speed and Resto Shop as a new purchase for the owner. He wanted our crew to inspect the car, make any needed repairs, and upgrade it with a Vintage Air A/C system and a Holley Terminator X electronic fuel injection system. We also performed some other maintenance items, and replaced some worn-out components so that it is ready to fly!
1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Big Block 5-Speed Upgrades Feature Video V8 Speed & Resto Shop V8TV
We recently did some work on this clean 1969 Chevelle for a cool customer who’s become a good friend over the years. The car came to Continue reading “1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Big Block 5-Speed Upgrades Feature Video V8 Speed and Resto Shop V8TV”
1968 Chevrolet Camaro LS3 Restomod Interior Upgrades and Driving Video V8 Speed & Resto Shop V8TV
This great looking 1968 Chevrolet Camaro LS3 Restomod came to the V8 Speed and Resto Shop to fix some tuning issues and to have a new custom interior installed. Continue reading “1968 Chevrolet Camaro LS3 Restomod Interior Upgrades and Driving Video V8 Speed and Resto Shop V8TV”
This very clean 1968 Chevrolet Malibu Sport Coupe came to the V8 Speed and Resto Shop for a little maintenance for the summer cruising season. The car is wearing a wide variety of options, including power steering and brakes, factory tilt wheel, in-dash tachometer, air conditioning, remote trunk release, power windows, rear sway bar, and more. We helped the customer locate the car, then performed some needed maintenance to get it back on the road. Soon, it returned for some updates, like Global West tubular front suspension. It drives amazingly, and has the right look!
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This clean 2001 Ford Mustang Cobra is a weekend warrior 1/8 mile drag car, and it needs some gears and free-flowing exhaust for the next set of mods. We’ll be installing a set of 4.10:1 rear gears in place of the stock 3.23:1, and adding a new exhaust system to breathe better and to turn up the volume on this Cobra!Continue reading “2001 Ford Mustang Cobra Upgrades”
This clean 1966 Pontiac GTO convertible is packing a 389 bored to 400 cubic inches breathing through 3 carbs and a gasket-matched top end. The owner is looking to have the tune optimized at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop. Read more for photos!Continue reading “1966 Pontiac GTO Tri-Power Dyno Tune”
This 1971 Chevrolet C10 Cheyenne is a former work truck that is getting some great performance upgrades, but keeping the weathered look at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop. This 1971 C10 is very special to the owner, as it belonged to a close family friend and has been a part of his life since the late 1980s. We showed you how this truck looked when it came into our shop, and Today, it’s ready to be put back in service!
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This is an unexpected car at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop, but it’s cool nonetheless. These 4 wheel drive AMC mini-wagons are gaining popularity, both for their nostalgic draw, and also for their surprising capabilities when properly equipped. This one is powered by a 4-litre straight six, with plans to modify the suspension and do some other upgrades. It’s a father and son project, which makes it even cooler. Follow along as we help them “move the needle” to get this one closer to being ready to modify and enjoy.Continue reading “1983 AMC Eagle Maintenance at V8 Speed and Resto Shop”
Manual transmission conversions are getting easier thanks to the new Tremec TKX 5-speed overdrive transmission at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop. The TKX offers not only a smaller case design, but also improvements in shift quality over the popular TKO series transmissions. The TKX makes it easier to fit into cars like this 1966 Pontiac GTO, or early Mustangs, Camaros, Chevelles, GTO, Galaxies, and other popular Muscle Cars.Continue reading “Tremec TKX 5-Speed Manual Transmission Conversion Video at V8 Speed and Resto Shop”
This clean 1967 Plymouth Barracuda came to visit the V8 Speed and Resto Shop in need of some carb tuning and maintenance to the audio system. It’s a cool car powered by a rebuilt 340 with some performance goodies and a 3-speed automatic transmission. The bone customer interior is a nice contrast with the black paint. Photo gallery after the break!Continue reading “1967 Plymouth Barracuda Resto Mod Maintenance at V8 Speed and Resto Shop”