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Lifted? Good or bad decision?

Well, here it is. I have installed the Pro Comp lift kit K1044B in my 1997 K2500 Suburban, (my choice by the active persuasion of the nearest off road aftermarket facility) and here are the results.

Overall, I truly enjoy being lifted, but if I had it to do all over again, I’d use another system, and preferably, I would put my money into a solid axle swap. I am sure there are pitfalls with any kit instillation, but for some reason they are never discussed by those that manufacture or…

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Added by Craig on August 13, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Muscle Cars On The Streets Vol.7 " 1970 Stang Grabber Blue "

Now here is a beauty. 1970 Ford Mustang grabber blue with a 351 cleveland 4v. Interior all blacked out sitting on some nice mustang rallies. Located this one in San Leandro CA. at Big D Mustangs. Notice it has read and chin spoliers and the classic black racing strip over that infamous eagle beak.

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Added by RELIXSTYLZ on August 6, 2014 at 9:18am — No Comments

Muscle Cars On The Streets Vol.6 " The Drop Buick Skylark "

Check out this awesome 1970 Drop Buick Skylark! It appeared to be a Skylark custom but I as got closer I found out some pretty interesting stuff. First off the interior was immaculante with Buick bucket seats with console and shopping basket shifter sitting on classic buick rallies aka road wheels. The color of the interior was a kind of rootbeer brown. As you walk around the car you can see the car has actual GS options, rear deck lid spoiler as well as power buldge hood scoops. Seen this…

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Added by RELIXSTYLZ on August 6, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Any Help from Anyone ?

I will try to be as brief as possible with my back story, but here goes...My father has been plagued by many health issues throughout my life. He had to retire very young from work because he was hit by a forklift and broke his spine. His lower spine is now mostly made of metal, and he can walk, but is very limited physically. Through the years after he was injured he has had many ailments and surgeries including a heart attack, 2 heart ablation surgeries, carpal tunnel surgery, surgery to…

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Added by Brandon Kawa on June 20, 2014 at 9:19am — No Comments

2007 GMC Sierra

I am customizing my 2007 GMC truck I bought it new it has been ruff for me it been through bad hail storms without gettin a dent my truck was repoed once but I got it back 23 hours before it could be auctioned off its been rear ended 3 times once by 18wheeler I put 22x9 1/2 wheels painted some dash parts and motor cover fuse box cover under hood an cold air intake too I put true cherrybombs on it a bed rug and tauno cover a Hypertech programmer and I put in a sprint booster acceleration chip… Continue

Added by Andy Jones on June 1, 2014 at 12:58am — No Comments

2014 Motor City Roundup

If you're considering riding into The D behind the wheel of your trusty steed for this year's Woodward Dream Cruise . Then you might want to show-up a few days before the big showdown, check out the following Motor City Roundup.  

http://http://motorcityroundup.com/forum/index.php?%2Ftopic%2F4-motor-city-roundup-2014-schedule-of-events%2F

Added by D-Rod on May 22, 2014 at 10:17am — No Comments

dream car

So sad news. My first project turn out to be made entirely out of Swiss cheese. Many may think well that's fine some welding and paint it'll be fine. Will I'm not talking about the body... the frame.... ya I can stick my hand through it. Me and my uncle finally got it onto a hoist and got her ubove our heads and just swiss cheese front to back. Rust rust rust rust rust! So on the good side I have a perfect 400 small block running strong and a th400 behind that and a 14 bolt behind that. So all… Continue

Added by ian Potrament on April 23, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Ford 460 help

curently trying to get to get my first project car together, there is a guy that sold me a ford 460 big block from what i believe 1972. i know that on 2 minute tech they made a 460 big block produce a little  over 600 ponnies. just wanted to know if anyone could email or message me with a parts list.

Added by Francisco Martin Ripel on April 21, 2014 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Ford Motor Build

I have a question ? The Ford Stroker Motors, Built off of the 351W Block, can you put the Cleveland heads on them like the BOSS 302 did ?

Added by Roger Neff on April 3, 2014 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

felt lubricators for welders

just saw on extreme the felt lubricators for the mig welders. Where can I find these?  My shop uses Four large welders that need these. 

Added by Owen Lee Green on March 30, 2014 at 11:53am — 1 Comment

chevy engine

Bought a 66 Chevy truck, was told it has a 400 small block. Trying to make out what it is, numbers in front of heads on block on passenger side reads 87488C

Added by James G. Nunn on March 7, 2014 at 2:13pm — 2 Comments

small block chevy engine

I bought a 66 Chevy pick up and was told engine is a small block 400 hundred trying to determine if it is, my numbers off block in front of heads reads 87488C anyone know what it is

Added by James G. Nunn on March 7, 2014 at 1:56pm — 2 Comments

Toyota Highlander Owners, Do you have a white spot on your headlights?

Although I have not run across this problem yet, as this is old news, but a fellow headlight restoration company “M & J's Headlight Restorations” located in Towson,…

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Added by Scott Summerson on March 6, 2014 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Corvette Nose Mask, Bra New

Hello, I have a Corvette Nose Mask, or Bra, Covercraft, With Embroidered Logo, 1975-1979,( Brand New in box ) In addition to paint protection, Covercraft masks offer "breathable" vinyl, which allows moisture to escape thereby keeping your paint in perfect condition. Covercraft masks are designed not to flap or lift at highway speeds.) Same brand Bra with Embroidered Logo that doesn't have embroidered Corvette name, sells for $139.99 )Mine has embroidered Corvette Logo &…

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Added by Scott Summerson on March 5, 2014 at 9:52pm — No Comments

Before Painting Your Car Be Sure To Do This!

So you want to paint your car...It's easy to get excited and skip some of the most important steps.  The professional paint job does not start with the spray gun, but with important steps that start way before the paint booth.

In this Eastwood series video, we're going to give you some of the most often skipped or forgotten steps that can make a difference in an awesome paint job or an eye sore.

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Added by Don Smith on March 4, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

rear end out

well I pulled my third member, now I'm not sure...

I am not sure which unit I have. I was told it is a sure grip 3.91 to one. look at my pics to help

Added by Rod Haney on February 23, 2014 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Building the big green saturn it started as 94 saturn with an 81 chevy luv diesel chassis engine and trans 4x4 now it is a 94 saturn with a 76 k5 blazer chassis frame was shortened 5 1\2" the engine …

Building the big green saturn it started as 94 saturn with an 81 chevy luv diesel chassis engine and trans 4x4 now it is a 94 saturn with a 76 k5 blazer chassis frame was shortened 5 1\2" the engine was moved forward 8"the transmission is a turbo 400 with a divorced np203 transfer case and a custom transfer box to make the 6 wheel drive work the frame was was extended in the rear for the extra axle now I am in the process of fabing the extra rear fenders and trunk section I have just over 200… Continue

Added by bree on February 21, 2014 at 1:47pm — No Comments

3d cad programs?

Okay im looking for a 3d cad program that i can build roll cages, tube chassis, and bumpers from basically scratch on. Anyone know of a program i can get/ use? Perferbly not one thats going to cost me out the butt.

Added by GettinMyHandsDirty on February 9, 2014 at 8:50pm — No Comments

it lives

started the big pig last night, 440+ cubic inches of fun

Added by Rod Haney on January 31, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

'49 ford f2 rear

wanting to replace the rear in my truck with something that keeps the 8 lug. looking at 4:11 gears and do u know of a year that's plug and play.. needs to be a F250 rear. looking for years to look at.

Added by william on January 9, 2014 at 4:53pm — No Comments

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