Can You Spot The Problem With This Corolla's Center Link?

There's much more to an engine swap than making the new engine fit under the hood. Say you're trying to drop a Ford 302 into an '82 Corolla, and the Toyota center link won't clear the new engine's oil pan… » 2/13/10 1:00pm 2/13/10 1:00pm

Safe Steering Components Are For Cowards!


When LTDScott isn't gluing huge porcupine quills to a BMW 325e, he's working behind the parts counter of a steering-parts supplier. That means he sees a fair cross-section of not-so-safe modifications to vehicle steering systems, and he's found a site with some of the scarier ones. Faced with a steering shaft that's a … » 3/20/08 3:00pm 3/20/08 3:00pm

Torino Of The Day: Dragonmobile!

What with all the talk about Starsky and Hutch Torinos, Personal Dilemma Torinos, and Celebrity DUI Torinos around these parts, we've been keeping our eyes open for good examples of the old classic Ford. Today, we've struck gold: Dragon Torino! This '74 blows away the Dragon Image Per Vehicle record with its airbrush… » 10/25/07 2:45pm 10/25/07 2:45pm

Project Car Hell: 4x4 Checker or Borgward Wagon?

Yesterday's Quattro versus Quattroporte Choose Your Eternity poll (in which the Audi emerged victorious over the Maserati) featured two fairly different types of vehicle, but there was still a unifying theme involved. Today we're going to go back to the format of the first few matchups, in which two very different… » 10/12/07 7:00pm 10/12/07 7:00pm

No Time To Build A Mustangchero? Buy One!

Always lusted after a Cyclonechero but want a vintage Ford cartruck that's a little smaller and sportier? How about this lovely 1966 Mustangchero, available on eBay with a mere $3500 reserve. Generally, you turn a car into a -camino/-chero by modifying the existing trunk and rear body areas into a truck bed, but this… » 10/11/07 11:00am 10/11/07 11:00am