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The Car Connection More turbo, more money: 2018 Fiat 500 price hiked to $16245
The 500's destination charge—ostensibly to cover transport of the vehicle from factory to showroom—is among the highest on any new car. MORE: Meet the all-turbo, all-the-time 2018 Fiat 500. The mid-level 500 Lounge hardtop now costs $20,990, while
Hot Rod Network Modernizing Your 1954 Buick With an Updated Transmission and Rearend
In almost any other car, a relatively straightforward swap to a modern overdrive transmission would do the trick, but it's not so easy with vintage Buicks because along with the torpid Dynaflow there's a torque tube between it and the rear axle. With
Motor Authority Geely Group Motorsport partner Cyan Racing switches from Volvo to Lotus cars
The announcement coincided with news that Cyan Racing will compete in the 2018 season of the Swedish GT Series with a Lotus Evora GT4 race car. It will be the first time Cyan Racing, previously known as Polestar, will compete with a model other than a 
Jalopnik That College Kid Whose Jeep I Saved Has Three Days To Fix His Vehicle Or It Gets Towed
The saga of Matt Calhoun—the college student who offered me a free 1992 Jeep Cherokee Briarwood, then kept the Jeep after I installed four flex plate bolts and didn't have the heart to take his beloved vehicle, then blew up his motor 1,000 miles later

Thematic Books

101 GM Muscle Car Performance Projects
101 GM Muscle Car Performance Projects
ISBN 1610607872,9781610607872
Many of the most popular cars of the muscle era came from General Motors. Spread across the General's various marques were models like the Camaro, Chevelle, GTO, Cutlass, Skylark, Tempest, Impala, Monte Carlo, El Camino, and many others. This book will provide 101 hands-on, how-to projects aimed directly at fans of classic GM muscle, showing them how to do just the kinds of projects that they want to do: restoration of the exterior and interior, and performance upgrades to the engine,...
The Turbo Hydra-Matic 350 Handbook
The Turbo Hydra-Matic 350 Handbook
Published by Penguin 1985
ISBN 0895860511,9780895860514
256 pages
Explains how to maintain, remove, tear down, assemble, repair, modify, and install Turbo Hydra-matic transmissions
How to Rebuild Your Small-block Mopar
How to Rebuild Your Small-block Mopar
Published by Penguin 1987
ISBN 0895861283,9780895861283
160 pages
Discusses the parts of a small-block engine and describes techniques for the removal, installation, and tune-up of the engine
Torqueflite A-727 Transmission Handbook
Torqueflite A-727 Transmission Handbook
Published by Penguin 2015
ISBN 1557883998,9781557883995
234 pages
This book provides step-by-step instructions for how to modify Chrysler's 904 Torqueflite automatic transmission for drag racing, road racing, and circle racing. Topics include theory of operation, transbrakes/valve bodies, adapters, dissembly, modifications, assembly, adjustments, installation, high horsepower application, and torque converters.
Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology
Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology
Published by Routledge 2007
ISBN 9781136387579,1136387579
688 pages
Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology, Fourth Edition, provides a complete text and reference to the design, construction and operation of the many and varied components of modern motor vehicles, including the knowledge needed to service and repair them. This book provides incomparable coverage of both cars and heavier vehicles, featuring over 1000 illustrations. This new edition has been brought fully up to date with modern practices and designs, whilst maintaining the information needed to...

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Redline’s Maniacal Twin-Turbo 7-Second 2006 Corvette C6 Z06 Street Car
“The car sat in the corner of the shop while we jump-started the ... An SFI-approved Reed case, transbrake, billet flexplate, and PTC 4,200-stall converter arrived on a pallet from Indiana at Redline’s shop along with the 9-inch rear stuffed with ...
UPDATE 1-Amtek Auto to invest 250 mln rupees in flexplate JV
The flexplate transmission assembly plant in India would start operation in October 2007. It would have sales of about 1.5 billion rupees from 2008-09, the official, who declined to be named, said on Thursday. Magna is contracted to
The Secret to Balancing Small-Block Fords
On an externally balanced small-block Ford, both the flywheel/flexplate and the balancer must have the correct ... the damper must also align with your car’s front-end accessory drive system, water-pump nose offset, front-cover setup, and timing tab.
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Home Transmission Flex Plate ATP ATP Z-269 Auto Trans Flexplate
Home Transmission Flex Plate ATP ATP Z-269 Auto Trans Flexplate
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