Hot Rod Corvette Hack - The Long Version

This is the video version of the Corvette Hack story that appeared in the Nov. '10 issue of Hot Rod magazine. You'll see the Hot Rod staff shred an '85 Corvette, cutting off parts until it was nearly a bare frame. The point? To see how much the car's performance improved as it dropped weight (into the Dumpster).

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HOT ROD Magazine's 1,100 Horsepower Bonneville Big-Block
This is the engine that will be in the Turk/Freiburger So-Al Special Camaro at Bonneville in 2011. It's a 4.560x3.766, 491ci big-block Chevy with 10.0:1 compression, AFR 335 heads, a 272/276-at-0.050 solid roller cam, a Brodix ported intake, and a 1,000 HP Holley. The Blower is a Vortech YSi at 9 psi peak, and it's blowing through one of the new "flying saucer" carb enclosures. The best power was 1,099 at 7,000 rpm.

Mike Finnegan Says Goodbye To His 1973 Chevy Pickup
Mike has sold his '73 Chevy pickup which has a LS 327 engine with a Whipple Supercharger, and a Ford Grabber Blue paint job.

HOT ROD Goes Drifting With Vaughn Gittin Jr. 's RTR-X
Mike Finnegan takes a ride with Vaughn Gittin Jr. in two of his badass Mustang drift cars! One of them is the 1969 Mustang Fastback caled RTR-X, an all-new Dynacorn body powered by a Motec-injected Boss 302 Coyote.

The HOT ROD 1979 Camaro Z28 powered by the new GM E-Rod crate engine is finished, and the guys take it to El Toro Marine Base for final performance testing. In this video, David Freiburger, Nick Licata, and Jason Scudellari flog the Camaro for everything it's worth to get the final numbers. This Z28 features Hotchkis suspension, Wilwood brakes, and a paint job so vibrant from Diversified Creations in Michigan that will make your computer screen buzz.