1965 Nova SS with a LSx V8 – Part 6

Skid Factory 1965 Nova SS with a LSx V8

The Skid Factory is back with an update on their 1965 Chevy Nova SS project. The team’s goal is to replace the factory 283 ci V8 for a built Gen 3 LSx V8 and make it look like a Gen 1 small-block. In this video Al makes a set of custom length ignition coil wires … Read more

1967 Camaro with a Turbo Ford Barra Inline-Six

1967 Camaro with a turbo Barra inline-six

Warick Meldrum wanted more power in his 1967 Camaro so he turned to an unlikely source, a turbocharged 4.0 L Barra inline-six from a Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo. He explained to Street Machine that he chose the Ford inline-six because he had one sitting around and figured why not. He installed the engine using the … Read more

1971 Camaro with a NASCAR V8

1971 Camaro with a NASCAR SB2.2 V8

When Viking Performance wanted to transform their 1971 Camaro into the ultimate Pro-touring machine they turned Dick’s Hot Rod Shop in Lakeville, Minnesota. There the company built a custom chassis with a full independent suspension, Viking’s double-adjustable coilovers, and Alcon brakes. Under the carbon fiber sits a NASCAR SB2.2 V8 converted to fuel injection using … Read more

1965 Nova SS with a LSx V8 – Part 5

Skid Factory 1965 Nova SS with a LSx V8

The Skid Factory is back with an update on their 1965 Chevy Nova SS project. The team’s goal is to replace the factory 283 ci V8 for a built Gen 3 LSx V8 and make it look like a Gen 1 small-block. In this video the team installs a new transmission pan, driveshaft, and accessory … Read more

1986 Z28 with a Turbo 5.3 L LSx V8

1986 Camaro Z28 with a turbo 5.3 L LSx V8

Mark Bruski spent a lot of time and effort transforming his 1986 Camaro Z28 into a mean looking coupe ready to race down the quarter-mile. He started by replacing the tired factory 305 ci LB9 V8 with a turbocharged 5.3 L LSx V8. The new engine is based on a Gen 3 model with Gen … Read more

1965 Nova SS with a LSx V8 – Part 4

Skid Factory 1965 Nova SS with a LSx V8

The Skid Factory is back with a new project. This time around they are working on a friend’s 1965 Chevy Nova SS. The job involves removing the factory 283 ci V8 for a built Gen 3 LSx V8 that looks like a Gen 1 small-block. In this video the team installs a fuel filter/pressure regulator, … Read more