Muscle Car Restoration Shop Tour at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop April 2022

The V8 Speed and Resto Shop team has been busy building some very cool cars, and we’re happy to show you some of the restomods, customs, hot rods, Corvettes, Muscle Cars, trucks, Continue reading “Muscle Car Restoration Shop Tour at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop April 2022”

Pro-Touring 1968 Chevrolet Camaro Supercharged LSA Swap at V8 Speed and Resto Shop V8TV

This Pro-Touring 1968 Chevrolet Camaro came to the V8 Speed and Resto Shop wearing fresh paint, but the owner wanted some performance upgrades to match. The task is to install Continue reading “Pro-Touring 1968 Chevrolet Camaro Supercharged LSA Swap Video at V8 Speed and Resto Shop”

1970 Ford Mustang Convertible Restoration at V8 Speed and Resto Shop

1970 Ford Mustang Convertible Restoration Feature at V8 Speed and Resto Shop V8TV

We’ve recently completed a 1970 Ford Mustang convertible restoration here at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop. This is a cool Mustang Restomod with a rich history, and has been in Continue reading “1970 Ford Mustang Convertible Restoration Feature at V8 Speed and Resto Shop V8TV”

1960 Ford Starliner Barn Find at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals

1960 Ford Starliner Barn Find Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Muscle Car Of The Week MCACN

This 1960 Ford Starliner High Performance was bought new by Mike Falco’s father, and the car is still in his family. However, the Starliner was parked back Continue reading “1960 Ford Starliner Barn Find Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Muscle Car Of The Week MCACN”

1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS496 build video blogs

From the V8 Archives… the build series blogs from 1997 covering the complete restoration of the 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle known as the “SS496!” This was a great car, complete with a custom 496 stroker big-block Chevy, Global West suspension, Vintage Wheels Works rollers, Hydratech boosted Baer brakes, Magnaflow exhaust, and a whole host of restoration parts from YearOne and OPGI.

We performed a complete restoration on this car from start to finish, pulling the body off the frame, replacing the floor, quarter panels, and performing other major rust repair. Fast Times Motorworks built the custom big-block Chevy engine, which sent over 550 horsepower through a turbo 400 transmission and a 3.73:1 geared 12-bolt posi rear end. Our team completed the bodywork, paint, and assembly to make this Butternut Yellow pro-touring Chevelle a standout.

But more fun was that this was one of the first cars built by the V8 Speed crew, and these videos were from a time when very few were shooting and posting blog videos about cars. The blogs take us all the way to the SEMA show, and culminate with a feature video on the car when complete. The video resolution is only 480P, but if the car still looks awesome today!

1969 Chevelle SS496 Blog Part 1 – Deadline: SEMA, 2007 V8TV-Video

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2022 Firebird Fest

Over 200 Pontiac Firebirds in the 2022 Firebird Fest Event May 19-22 V8TV Video

The 2022 Firebird Fest is coming soon, with over 200 Pontiac Firebirds and Pontiac Trans Ams participating in the 3 day long cruising and show event.

Activities Include:

A great way to enjoy a classic car is to upgrade it with a modern engine, transmission, and suspension system for today’s power, performance, and reliability with yesterday’s classic Continue reading “1957 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap and Custom Chassis Part 3 V8 Speed & Resto Shop V8TV”

1951 Mercury Hirohata Kustom 2021 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals MCACN 2021 V8TV

When it comes to kustom cars, the 1951 Mercury built by George and Sam Barris for Bob Hirohata is about as legendary as it gets. The car innovated kustom design elements, and remains Continue reading “1951 Mercury Hirohata Kustom 2021 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals MCACN 2021 V8TV”

1967 Chevrolet Camaro

This 1967 Chevrolet Camaro restomod is getting the whole Pro Touring treatment as we restore the body and install a GM LSA 6.2 Supercharged V8 backed by a Tremec T56 Magnum 6-speed transmission at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop. We thought we’d share an update as we build the car in our latest “What are you in for” video series where we share in-process projects from around the shop!

Continue reading “Supercharged LSA Pro Touring 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Restomod Upgrades V8 Speed and Resto Shop”