Movies will show exotic rides being driven to the dock, loaded on a ship and bound for another continent or into a chop shop where the choice pieces are removed and then dispersed in record time. Those are two scenario’s but a common third possibility is the car will be privately sold; possibly in a
The C6 Corvette was all new from the body styling and interior to the drive chain and suspension. No hidden headlights on the C6; they’re exposed; this feature hadn’t been used since 1962. The passenger compartment is larger but slightly narrower; the overall length is shorter, but the wheelbase is longer than the C5 predecessors.
The Chevy II was a compact car produced by Chevrolet between 1962 and 1979 in four distinct Generations; all with rear wheel drive. The model name plate was dropped from the line up for a few years. In 1985 an all new fifth generation Nova did make its appearance as a sub-compact front wheel drive unit. The
The first Chevrolet Chevy II was available in showrooms in September 1961 for the 1962 model year. The unconventional Chevrolet Corvair could not compete with the Ford Falcon. To meet Ford head on a full complement of Chevy II models are on the table with five body styles plus four trim options; the 100, the
Chevrolet engineer Ed Cole is credited for being the lead hand in the development of the 265 cid V8 the first in a long line of subsequent engines with a large number of displacements using the same cast iron block mold. From its inception until 1974 the G1 engine was marketed as the Turbo-Fire V8.
The 1958 year is a landmark for Ford Motors with three all new engine Families available under the brand although the “Y” block is used for some models through to 1964. The MEL and the FE family will power the full range of Ford products for up to the next years. The letter-names are acronyms,
If you’re into cars, you’d love seeing a muscle car on the road. Classic-looking, they were built for anything but nimbleness as they were all rather big and heavy. However, they came with attitude, were definitely powerful and reflected all that was to love about the American auto industry between the years of 1960’s to
© Steirus | Dreamstime.com 1968 Dodge Dart GTS Convertible There were a few cosmetic changes for the 1968 Dodge Dart. The exterior front fascia had the grille-mounted parking/signal light configuration moved slightly farther from each fender with side marker lights also added to both sides front and rear, as mandated by law. The windshield wiper arms
The exhaust system is designed to keep noxious gas fumes out of the passenger compartment. Internal combustion engines release a number of toxic gases, furthermore, these gases are very hot and so the system must also be heat resistant. A street legal engine at an idling speed of 800 RPM will equate to the pistons