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Come Fly With This Firebird

Come Fly With This Firebird

By Petrolicious Productions / 22 Jul 2014

Up front, a 400 cubic-inch V8 is paired with a 600-cfm, four-barrel Holley carburetor. The big engine puts its grunt down through a Turbo 400 automatic transmission, a 12-bolt rear end and 3.08 gears. Power steering and brakes are connected to Pontiac Rallye II wheels, keeping this bird flying right.

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What is America's Greatest Unsung Automotive Hero?

What is America's Greatest Unsung Automotive Hero?

By Yoav Gilad / 17 Jul 2014
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Everyone knows the usual suspects: the Ford Mustang, the Chevy Corvette and Camaro. They went through many iterations varying from sporty through not-so-much. But there were quite a few other American cars that were quite sporty, which didn't receive the following that the aforementioned cars did, simply because they didn't have 'enough' power, handling and braking be damned.

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Numbers-Matching Mid-Year Corvette Roadster For Sale

Numbers-Matching Mid-Year Corvette Roadster For Sale

By Petrolicious Productions / 17 Jul 2014

Fifty years of existence takes its toll on everyone and everything, especially automobiles. To reverse the effects of that much time and 117,000 miles, the seller of this "# matching" 1964 Chevrolet Corvette convertible has fitted it with several new parts.

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Rekindling Your Love is What Happens at Checker-Fest

Rekindling Your Love is What Happens at Checker-Fest

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Jul 2014 / 4 Comments Read More

What did I end up with? A Checker. A what you say? A Checker. A 1980 Checker Marathon, to be specific. Remember the old NYC taxicabs? The behemoths that roamed the streets of Manhattan during the '60s and '70s? Well that’s what I have, albeit the ‘civilian’ Marathon model. Its name is Chunky–no, not Chubby. I never was one to go for the obvious.

Dodge Challenger is an Original, Sweet Georgia Peach

Dodge Challenger is an Original, Sweet Georgia Peach

By Petrolicious Productions / 15 Jul 2014

Equipped with the famed 440 cubic-inch V8, this Challenger has the "Six Pack" of three two-barrel carburetors. According to the seller, this 59,000-mile muscle car is "a true JS23VOB that has a number matching motor," which means that this is the real, muscle-car deal.

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Don't Forget About the Camaro, Especially This One

Don't Forget About the Camaro, Especially This One

By Petrolicious Productions / 3 Jul 2014

This might be a big year for the Ford Mustang because 2014 marks the pony car's 50th birthday, but that's no reason to overlook its long-time rival, the Chevrolet Camaro.  This Rally Green 1968 specimen has been restored to reverse the effects of being around for nearly the same length of time.

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A Shelby Mustang Is A "No Brainer"

A Shelby Mustang Is A

By Petrolicious Productions / 3 Jul 2014
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And he was right, it was my dream car, a '69 Shelby in one of my favorite colors for it and in great condition. I love originality, so the fact that it's so untouched made it a no-brainer for me. I sold my '69 Mach 1 that I had just finished, and haven't regretted the decision for a single second.

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Be Sure to Capitalize on this Corvette

Be Sure to Capitalize on this Corvette

By Petrolicious Productions / 1 Jul 2014

The current title holder, who's possessed this open-air cruiser for the last two years, had it stripped and resprayed in its factory color. According to his or her shout-y posting, "THE BUMPERS AND MOST OF THE BRIGHT WORK ARE ORIGINAL. THE INTERIOR IS ALL ORIGINAL AND STILL LOOKS GREAT."

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The Mustang Shooting Brake That Never Was

The Mustang Shooting Brake That Never Was

By Petrolicious Productions / 27 Jun 2014
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The Ford Mustang was an overwhelming, unqualified success, selling over a million units in eighteen months! It was so successful in fact that Ford examined the production of a Shooting Brake option going as far as building two full-size styling bucks...

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Why the Ford Mustang Fastback is Collectable

Why the Ford Mustang Fastback is Collectable

By Derek Shiekhi / 23 Jun 2014 / 7 Comments Read More

The Ford Mustang fastback 2+2 practically started its life as a collectable. There are several reasons behind this, but chief among them is that buyers were attracted to the car’s affordable price, sporty nature, and extensive options list, both mechanical and cosmetic. Just ask anyone who purchased one of the 77,079 fastbacks sold in the 1965 model year, when they were first offered.

This Well-Documented Design Icon is for Sale

This Well-Documented Design Icon is for Sale

By Petrolicious Productions / 19 Jun 2014

Studebaker manufactured fewer than 4,600 Avantis in 1963. Three years later, the company made its very last car. So this specimen of Mr. Raymond Loewy's design is not only a vehicle, it's a piece of American automotive history. A well-kept one, too.

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Would You Drive a Classic Car Converted to an Electric?

Would You Drive a Classic Car Converted to an Electric?

By Yoav Gilad / 19 Jun 2014
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Electric cars seem to be the future, if you believe Mr. Elon Musk and Tesla anyway. But if you prefer driving classic cars would substituting an electric drivetrain be sacrilege? Obviously this ruins a car's originality, but what if you have a body and chassis lacking a drive train?

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