Category Archives: Chassis

Our (Mis)Adventures Painting the Horsepower Monster Project Camaro

Patina is popular these days, but the kind of dead silver paint, road rash and random rattle-can primer that came on our $2,200 Camaro was just plain ugly. Still, our 1978 Camaro is a project car, and the beginning of a project is no time to invest in an expensive paint job. We originally thought…
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Fixing an Exhaust Leak in Our Project Camaro

Say hello to the Horsepower Monster's new project Camaro. The car was an Ebay victory for a mere $2,200, and there's a reason why it came so cheap. We've got a pretty cool engine for this Camaro in the works, but the exhaust leak was just too annoying to ignore until then.
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Remembering NASCAR Great Cotton Owens

Cotton Owens was a NASCAR Hall of Fame driver and car owner, but few know about the '69 Charger 500 he owned that was the wind tunnel mule for the development of the Dodge Daytona.
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Install a Roll Cage in a ’66 Chevy Nova

A pre-fab roll cage kit can make life easier. But pre-fab's "one size fits all" nature is another way to say "fits nothing perfectly." Here's how to make a few modifications so yours fits like a glove.
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U.S. Legend Cars’ New Dirt Modified Racer

US Legend Cars' new Dirt Modified is an all new race car that has been designed primarily by the legendary crew chief Ray Evernham. Here, he gives us a behind the scenes look at his thinking for this new racing chassis along with some great on-track action.
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Race Car Repair Behind the Scenes

It's amazing how hard a hit stock car racing chassis can take and return to action within a couple of weeks. Hess Racing Products allowed Horsepower Monster into its shops to show you just how its done.
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Applying Ultra-Tough Underbody Protector

Spray-on truck bedliners aren't just for pickups anymore. You can use the technology behind this stuff to apply a super-protective underbody coating to your musclecar that is tougher and better looking than anything else available on the market. Part Two Printable Instruction Sheet Parts List & Resources
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