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Chevy Performance Meets Mucho Legroom in our New Project: SSleeper

Equal parts kid-schlepper and track performer, the Trailblazer SS is what you get when you mix a Corvette with an SUV. In Part One of our project, we tackle Traction Mods with parts from KW, Spohn, and Belltech. Read More

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BlownZ 2.0 runs 7.52/190 in NMCA West Street Outlaw Debut

Project BlownZ 2.0 made its season debut just over a week ago at the NMCA WEST’s opener showing exceptional promise with a 7.52 in the first round. We give you the details on the first debut race weekend. Read More

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Five Things You Need To Know About Parachutes With Stroud Safety

Regardless of whether you've ever used a parachute before, or if your program is getting quicker and you need something different, you need to check this out - it's all you need to know about popping the 'chute. Read More

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BBK LS Intake Upgrades – Project Y2k Goes Big

Follow along as we upgrade Project Y2k with a new SSI intake manifold, 80mm throttle body, and high flow billet fuel rails from BBK... There's a surprise at the end, too! Read More

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Tech: Building A Drag Race Turbo 400 With Hughes Performance

We’ve teamed with the gang at Hughes to not only deliver us a top-flight piece for BlownZ this season, but also to take us (and you, the reader) on a guided walk-though of the construction of their Turbo 400's. Read More

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Blown Z: LME Assembles Super-stout 400ci LSX For New ProCharger

Part of a winter rebuild for Blown Z included a new 400ci LSX engine built by Late Model Engines to support a bigger ProCharger supercharger. Check out all the details that make up this very stout engine. Read More

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Project BlownZ’s Intercooler and Tubing Update for the 2014 Season

Project BlownZ takes advantage of the latest advances in intercooling technology with a 5-inch tubing upgrade, along with a brand-new air-to-water intercooler with a straight-through design. Read More

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A Look At ‘Bullhorns’ As We Build A Custom Set Of Headers With Kooks

We dive into what a set of bullhorns are and what they accomplish as we build a set of custom headers for our Project BlownZ Camaro with PMR Race Cars and the team at Kooks Custom Headers. Read More

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Street Legal Performance Kicks Our 5th Gen Camaro Up a Notch

SLP Performance Parts finds a place on Project 5th Gen with their PowerFlo exhaust system, full-length headers and X-pipe, and Blackwing cold-air intake system. Follow along as we install and test these parts! Read More

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Building a C5 for Autocross and Open Track, Part 1: Engine Upgrades

We've got a C5 Corvette that's slated to be an open track/autocross machine after receiving upgrades in the Power Automedia shop. Check out the first round of modifications inside! Read More

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Project 5th Gen Gets McLeod’s RXT Clutch to Prepare for Supercharger

ZL1UPED, our new 2010 Camaro SS project, receives a twin-disc McLeod Racing RXT clutch and flywheel assembly in preparation for the ProCharger I-1 supercharger we'll be installing soon. Read More

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C5 Tech: Pfadt FeatherLight Generation Coilover Suspension

Follow along as we upgrade Project Y2k's suspension with a coilover conversion and new anti-roll bars from Pfadt Read More

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Project Y2k Driveline Upgrades with LG Motorsports and RPM

When a track day transmission failure took out the differential on our project C5 Corvette, we knew we had to go big or go home for the rebuild. See how LG and RPM built a bulletproof rear for our 'Vette. Read More

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Reviewing Racetech’s Lightweight One-Piece Carbon Seat

Our project car Blown Z has been outfitted with an ultra-trick Kevlar/Carbon seat supplied by Racetech USA, designed for the utmost in the driver safety while remaining lightweight and strong. Read More

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Building A Billet NXS Torque Converter With Neal Chance

Find out all about the tricks of the trade that went into Neal Chance Racing Converters' brand-new NXS torque converter and every converter that NCRC builds. Read More

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Updated: Project BlownZ 275 Drag Radial Project Update: 2014 Edition

After a stellar 2013, we're well underway with the 25.3 2014 re-build of Project BlownZ, and a new year means a fresh new slate of tech updates to the quickest and fastest project car ever. Read More