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Magazine Photo Shoot with Liz Miles

The Dream Continues to Come True – It is one thing to own your dream car, even another to have built it with your own two hands. But it goes much further when your car makes it in the pages of a magazine

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First Auto Cross Competition and Show

Goodguys All American Get-Together – Not only did Dave take the Chevelle to her first auto show, he entered her into the auto cross competition where entrants ran a plotted course individually

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Recent Articles

15
Sep

Before & After: Rolling Chassis

Closed c-channel frame for sturdier perimeter, new chassis/body mounts, larger rear axle, wider wheel rim width, refined rear control arm bushings, increased front and rear suspension travel, new shock absorber location, and improved front suspension geometry. Read more »

26
May

Magazine Photo Shoot with Liz Miles

The Dream Continues to Come True – It is one thing to own your dream car, even another to have built it with your own two hands. But it goes much further when your car makes it in the pages of a magazine Read more

27
Mar

Dave’s Chevelle Appears in Pro Drivers’ Videos

One Second of Fame – It’s not much but when you take your car out to an auto show for the very first time and get into a promo video, its fun to see. Read more »

23
Mar

First Auto Cross Competition and Show

Goodguys All American Get-Together – Not only did Dave take the Chevelle to her first auto show, he entered her into the auto cross competition where entrants ran a plotted course individually Read more

6
Jun

First Drive to a Car Meet-Up

The time was right when Dave first drove the Chevelle to a meet-up, in this case, the car enthusiast gathering at the parking lot of Boston Market at El Camino Real and Scott Boulevard in Santa Clara. Read more »

4
May

Starting the Engine for the First Time

It all comes down to the turn of a key. After hours and hours of work getting to this point, installing the LQ9 engine, wiring, and all needed parts, Dave attempts to start the engine for the first time–a “cross your fingers” moment! Read more »

11
Dec

Body Sanded and Stripped

Even though the entire body would be sent out to be sandblasted, I felt the need to uncover the underlying condition of the Chevelle myself. This would allow more time to form a plan of action as well as saving money by creating less work for the sandblaster. Read more »

30
Sep

Dave Announces Name for His 1970 Chevelle

Dave had an important announcement to make and wanted to have it filmed for his life partner, Jasmine. Due to the private nature of the footage, we will only provide a transcript of what was said. Read more »

27
Sep

The Joys of the Initial Tear-down

The tear down is the quickest and easiest task when doing a restoration and beginning to tear down an old classic is probably one of the more pleasing tasks in the long road of a full restoration. It is as simple as grabbing some wrenches, choosing a place to start, and having at it.   Read more »

13
Sep

Starting Point and Intro: Undercarriage

The under-side of the body is an area that is subjected to some of the harshest elements. Fresh from the assembly line, they came lightly coated with paint and a tar-like undercoating. After thirty plus years, the coatings start to break down and the sheet metal begins to rust. Read more »