After a 5-week break, Goodguys Rod & Custom Association got back into the swing of things last weekend, launching our “Speedway Season” down at Texas Motor Speedway – the track with No Limits – outside Ft Worth, Texas. The 22nd Lone Star Nationals, one of two superspeedway events this fall, was an eclectic mix of well over 2,500 ’72
Semon “Bunkie” Knudsen had barely landed at Ford in 1968 when he ordered the homologation of the experimental new 429 CI “Semi Hemi” engine for NASCAR. In the process, he created a Mustang muscle car for the ages, the Boss 429. Formerly part of the personal collection of two-time All-Star pitcher John Smiley, this 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 is Kar Kraft build number
Roy J. Gagnaro walked into the legendary Mr. Norm’s Grand Spaulding Dodge and sat down with the salesman to order his 1970 T/A 340 Six Pack 4-speed Challenger. He had a clear vision of his new car: Most importantly, it would incorporate all the features that defined Dodge’s entry into the SCCA Trans-Am inspired pony car wars: Chrysler’s potent and free-wheeling 340 Six Pack small block V-8 complete with triple Holley 2-barrel carburetors
The purpose of this story is to highlight the history of GMC trucks, specifically those introduced to the public in 1957. Looking back at GMC's very rich history of manufacturing influential products, the company became extremely popular among consumers who could appreciate the trucks’ functionality, performance, and design. GMC trucks are still popular to this day, with their
In automotive history, 1949 is known as the year of big change. This story is about how it all began. With just a simple idea sketched out on a piece of paper, the developments that followed from factory to finish attribute to Ford Motor Company’s successful year. The men and women who helped with design and build these remarkable automobiles made automotive history.
Classic Performance Products, Inc. introduces their new control arms for 1955-57 Chevrolet passenger cars. These beautifully stamped replacements have the look and feel of original factory Tri-Five control arms. CPP’s arms come complete with ball joints and cross shafts installed and have a beautiful black powder coated finish. These
Custom-Tunable EFI to Fill the Gap Between EZ-EFI & XFI 2.0 Designed for muscle car, late model street and sportsman drag racing engines, along with boosted and individual runner throttle body applications, the FAST™ XFI Sportsman™ Engine Control System is a bank-to-bank, fully software tunable EFI setup. It requires