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1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS SS – Freshly Restored, Supercharged 461-Powered Beast!

Jan
03


1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS SS - Freshly Restored, Supercharged 461-Powered Beast! - Muscle Cars BlogFinished in Daytona Yellow over a black interior with Houndstooth inserts, this 1969 Camaro RS/SS has a killer blend of both Pro-Touring and Pro-Street attributes. The restoration is impeccable, the parts are top notch, and the ride is something else.

Starting with a refinishing down to bare metal, this rotisserie restored masterpiece has excellent body work and features all new trim, glass and chrome from front to rear. Everything is finished in Daytona yellow from the engine compartment, the floors, the wheel wells and the trunk. The paint in a PPG base coat/clear coat and has an excellent hand rubbed finish.

The interior features all new parts from Year One and the seats have been kitted out with the awesome Houndstooth inserts as seen on these cars back in ‘69. The carpeting, seats, headliner door panels, package tray and crash pad are all new parts. All of the handles and interior trim pieces have also been replaced. Under the dash is tidy, and features new wiring. On that note, the rest of the wiring is all new as well. The dash is now a custom setup from Covan’s Classics and features all modern Auto-Meter Gauges. They are accurate, easy to read and really shine at night time. The front seats have been upgraded to a much more supportive and higher bolstered set. They really feel good around tight turns where the original seats would have you sliding all over. Read more!

2012 Forgiato Wide Body Chevrolet Camaro SS

Oct
04

2012 Forgiato Wide Body Chevrolet Camaro SS - Muscle Cars BlogHere is the latest 2012 Forgiato Wide Body Chevrolet Camaro SS on these stunning 24″ custom 3 piece Forgiato wheels! What a beauty, what a pose, what a model … a piece of art! In addition to the amazing Forgiato Sedici wheels 24×10 up front, 24×15 in the rear. (275/25/24) (405/25/24) with Pirelli tyres, there are lots of improvements, making this 2012 Chevrolet Camaro SS a four-wheeled luxury. What you see is a 2012 Camaro SS with Full Wide Body Kit (front and rear) with 6.2L 376Cu. In. V8 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated, ZL1 Front end Coversion, Full custom exhaust, Custom Forgiato Grille, Custom Forgiato Upholstery, and Custom Forgiato plate!

The distinctive styling of the original Forgiato line could be responsible for altering the custom car climate forever. The three-piece wheels are crafted from aircraft grade forged aluminum and are available in a multitude of forging options including extreme concave, step lip and convex/big lip and everything in between. As always, the Forgiato line has limitless customization options with finishes including carbon fiber, brushed and paint-to-match.

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1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS LS6 – Red on Red

Sep
06

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS LS6 - Red on Red - Muscle Cars BlogThis 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS LS6 – Red on Red is one of the rarest Chevelles . Very, very rare color combination on an LS6 Chevelle: Red on Red absolutely stunning in person. The car just Pops!

Some very cool options for an LS6 including: Power steering, Fm Stereo with factory rear speakers, 8 track cassette. Factory rear defrost, tach and gauges, cowl induction hood, M22 muncie 4 speed and CCF 4:10 ratio posi rear.

The car was just treated to a no expense spared original factory lacquer paint job that is as close to perfection as you can get. This chevelle LS6 is also highly documented with complete owner history, protecto plate, owners and warranty manuals, fisher body service manual and even the original license plates that were issued to the car brand new from 1970. The car is also listed in the LS6 registry. Click on Read more for fantastic photos!

1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1 Pro Touring

Aug
07

1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1 Pro Touring - Muscle Cars BlogThis muscle car is likely the most capable ZL-1 powered 1969 Camaro on the planet. To take it one step further, likely the most capable ZL-1 powered car, period. The owner took a great heritage of the ZL-1 and surrounded it with the best money can buy. The engine was built by one of the most reputable engine builders on the West coast from scratch with this exact application in mind. As you are about to see, everything on this car is top shelf and some of the best shops and manufacturers in the industry have been called on to contribute to the finished product. 

This car has been sorted out extensively on the road and track. You can literally call it a car show, road race, autocross, drag race, and drive to and from the track in one weekend in this car. While it’s a dominator on the track, it has the modern sports car feel on the road we all desire. The ride, brakes, and steering are phenomenal. The handling and braking is a couple rungs up the ladder. It’s got unbelievable linear power but it will lope down the interstate at 1800 rpm in overdrive with the AC on and tunes blasting. It’s been tested to take any curve ball you can throw at it. It has proved to be extremely reliable with no mechanical failures of any type on the road or track after the ZL-1 was installed. Read more!

Repairing vehicle at home

Jul
30

There are people who love to maintain and repair their vehicles by themselves. Doing this not only saves a lot of money, but brings satisfaction. Of course, this is possible if you have certain skills and right tools.

For example, if you have to change your winter wheel set, you will need a trolley jack. There are different models at different prices, but finding Trolley jacks is easy and you will get what you need at good value. SGS engineering also offers axle stands, bottle jacks and ratchet/farm jacks. Everything is sorted and well organized, so customers will find needed item fast.

New versus used vehicles

Jul
30

As we all know, it is always better to buy something new, instead of used. However, the money is never enough so the used car market is one of the biggest in the world. Moreover, there are people, who have enough money for a new car and prefer something older, but with big engine and a lot of extras.

You can always make a research for common problems of the vehicle you prefer. The users of the automobile forums share their problems and resolutions. This can save you a lot of money and time.

My 50′s Classic – Enjoy The Rich History Of Your Classic Car

Jul
25

My 50's Classic - Enjoy The Rich History Of Your Classic Car - Muscle Cars BlogHello, folks! Today’s article will be about a great and original iPad app. Yes, that’s right – we’ll review the innovative and the first-of-its-kind My 50′s Classic iPad app by Intersekt Studios LLC. Long story short, this piece of software is incredible – it’s probably the easiest way to relive the decades of stories and details about your 50′s classic in style. And if the Intersekt Studios LLC doesn’t ring a bell, the guy who’s behind the My 50′s Classic app is a proud third-generation owner of a 1955 Thunderbird. His idea was a labor of love, taken from the heart, and made into an App that you can use for your cherished classic. Sounds like a dream come true, huh?

The featured app will keep track of your car’s history by chronicling the events that give your car its distinctive character, photos and notable outings in addition to the mechanical history of the car. We all know that what makes many classic cars so special is the stories associated with them, and this is a way for owners to do that.

Just imagine a stunning photo gallery of your classic car that goes anywhere your iPad goes!  Is there a better way to showcase your ride and easily impress your friends, colleagues, or other car enthusiasts? What’s more, you can link the photos to the events timeline, so you can click through for more details on where and when photos were taken. And if this is not enough, then what about creating and updating a detailed maintenance log? You can save important details to the specs page, name your classic car, etc. At the end you’ll get a complete and interactive record, that’ll be as unique, as your car. Read more!

2013 Mustang RTR revealed by Vaughn Gittin Jr.

Jul
18

2013 Mustang RTR revealed by Vaughn Gittin Jr. - Muscle Cars BlogMustang RTR, the vision of World Champion Drifter and Mustang mad man, Vaughn Gittin Jr., is very excited to introduce the 2013 Mustang RTR Spec 1 and up to 624 horsepower Mustang RTR Spec 2. Like its previous versions, the 2013 Mustang RTR takes the best of multiple automotive cultures and tastefully meshes them with the incredible 2013 Ford Mustang in the form of a dealer-installed package that is currently available in select Ford dealerships around the world. For the 2013 Mustang, RTR is stepping up its game in both appearance and performance, guaranteeing that RTR owners will get everything they desire out of their machine.

RTR has landed on a very impressive suspension package utilizing Ford Racing adjustable shocks and springs, as well as 4-way adjustable RTR sway bars, RTR adjustable panhard bar, and RTR rear chassis brace – all of which utilize superior Whiteline bushings. This track-ready, street-friendly suspension package comes standard on a Spec 2 RTR or is available as an upgrade to all 2010 to 2013 Mustangs. Read more and check out photos and video!

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible Celebrity Edition

Jul
08

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible Celebrity Edition - Muscle Cars BlogToday’s muscle car is this hot 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible Celebrity Edition. There aren’t many mods done to this vehicle, but it looks incredible. A real must have for every celebrity – when you need to ride in style, then this is your ride. Despite the fact there aren’t any horsepower performance improvements, it is very well customized Camaro with stock naturally aspirated 6.2L 376Cu. In. V8 OHV.

Take a look at the 26″ wheels – 26X9.5 Celebrity Edition 3 piece custom painted wheels with Toyo Proxes4 275/30ZR24 rears and 255/30ZR24 front tires. Suspension is replaced with Eibach lowering springs 1″ front 1.2″ rear. The other improvements are mainly aesthetic:

Painted all trim to match, smoked tails and side markers, Pioneer Avic-Z130BT am/fm/cd/dvd/navigation/Bluetooth with custom painted dash kit, rally grill, painted stripes, custom logos, embroidered SS logo’s in headrest, window tints. Basically, that’s everything you need to know about the tech stuff, but don’t miss the awesome photo shootout of this lovely celebrity muscle car – click on Read more!

Carroll Shelby, Automotive Legend Dies at Age of 89

May
12

Carroll Shelby, Automotive Legend Dies - Muscle Cars BlogWe, at MuscleVehicles – The Muscle Cars Blog are sorry to say that Carroll Shelby, Automotive Legend passed away. He indeed was a legend. Here is the official statement, which is attributable to Edsel B. Ford II, member of the Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company and great-grandson of Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company.:

Carroll Shelby, Automotive Legend Dies
Carroll Shelby, Ford Family for More Than Half a Century

“Today, we have lost a legend in Ford Motor Company’s history, and my family and I have lost a dear friend. Carroll Shelby is one of the most recognized names in performance car history, and he’s been successful at everything he’s done. Whether helping Ford dominate the 1960s racing scene or building some of the most famous Mustangs, his enthusiasm and passion for great automobiles over six decades has truly inspired everyone who worked with him. He was a great innovator whose legend at Ford never will be forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.”

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