Posts Tagged ‘head’

Dodge Challenger SRT8 vs. MD500 helicopter

Oct
18

Dodge Challenger SRT8 vs. MD500 helicopter - Muscle Cars BlogMD500 Helicopter goes head to head with a Challenger SRT8 392. These boys are putting up big money to see which machine can outpace the other in a down & back drag race. Click on Read more for the finale!

1971 Plymouth Barracuda 1000+ HP Monster

Aug
10

1971 Plymouth Barracuda 1000+ HP Monster - Muscle Cars BlogHang on, this is one of the ultimate muscle cars – a 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda with enormous power of 1000+ HP! Prepare for some features:

Engine:
- All aluminum Indy Cylinder Head Motor
- 528 cid 1000+hp 1000 ft lbs of Torque
- Has all best equipment and parts fron Indy Cyl
- 8 quart swing arm Milidon Oil Pan
- TTI headers Ceramic Coated outside – Thermal Coated Inside
- 2-750 cfm Blower Carbs. by Demond
- Blower Shop 871 Blower – 9lbs of Boost

Click on Read more and check out the exclusive gallery!

1970 Dodge Charger RT Race Hemi Setup

Jun
15

1970 Dodge Charger RT Race Hemi Setup - Muscle Cars Blog1970 Dodge Charger R/T Race Hemi Setup is today’s featured muscle car. As you can see from the pictures, this is a completely restored classic muscle car with the following upgrades:

The suspension was completely upgraded with a full Hotchkis Suspension Kit including sub-frame connector. The Braking system was upgraded with a Wilwood disc system. The 440 engine was replaced with a “true vintage race hemi engine” with a dual plug setup with original Accel dual head distributor and a cross-ram intake. The engine was completely rebuilt with the street in mind – 425 HP Plus…

The transmission is a 727 Automatic with a reverse manual valve body, meaning you shift gears on the console. (PRN123) More than $80K was spent on this drive-line. You will not find another engine setup like this. Custom exhaust with ceramic coated pipes and Magnaflow system make the Charger shake the ground. The Body and Paint are spectacular with the Mango Orange color. Read more!

ZR1 versus C6.R racer in Corvette Drag Race

Mar
04

ZR1 versus C6.R racer in Corvette Drag Race - Muscle Cars BlogCorvette Drag Race! The Corvette C6.R and ZR1 go head to head in a drag race. Will the supercharged 638-horsepower production Vette beat the 500-horsepower race car? Find out! Click on Read more! See the galleries!

Head Games: 2012 Chevy Camaro Adds Power, Saves Fuel

May
17

Head Games: 2012 Chevy Camaro Adds Power, Saves Fuel - Muscle Cars BlogNew cylinder head design combines key parts into single aluminum casting

PONTIAC, Mich. – In auto production, more power, better fuel economy and fewer emissions rarely appear together. But the 2012 Camaro 3.6L direct injection V6 engine achieves all three by combining the exhaust manifold with the cylinder head into a single aluminum casting.

Each integrated exhaust manifold cylinder head – a V6 has two — replaces a cast iron exhaust manifold, six bolts, a gasket and a heat shield and three bolts. By eliminating this joint, the potential for a gasket failure is eliminated. And the change reduces engine weight by 13 lbs. or 6 kg per engine. Reducing mass helps improve fuel economy and the 2012 Camaro 2LS model is EPA estimated at 30 mpg highway. Read more!