So you think your exhaust system is just a bunch of pipes? WRONG! They can be a work of art just like the rest of the car… The Project: “HotRodRegal” now has the perfect 3 inch stainless steel Flowmaster exhaust system. Follow along as my friend Greg Cragg and I install a garage built, Flowmaster 3 … Read more Flowmaster Exhaust – Perfect 3″ G-body exhaust
Welcome back to www.HotRodRegal.com everyone! I have been to the promised land and have returned with a higher knowledge of automotive art, exposure to technical education, and a larger network of friends. Your author was lucky enough to attend the SEMA 2014 show, which is the best dang car show around. SEMA is an acronym for … Read more SEMA 2014 – Everything Gear Head in One Place!
Recently, Flex-a-lite fans for the G-body projects Hot Rod Regal and LSX El Camino were ordered from Flex-a-lite (part # 295). I chose the Flex-a-lite dual electric fan because it fits with MAXIMUM radiator coverage and provides a very modern look. If you are wanting a variable speed, dual electric fan that is capable of moving 4600 … Read more Flex-a-lite Fan Fits !
3… 2… 1… Go!!! Go 321 stainless steel headers that is… 321 stainless steel is an aerospace quality material that contains some titanium and is used in high heat and high strength applications. This performance material is being used by Ultimate Headers in Berea, Ohio. Ultimate Headers produces the most attractive stainless steel headers on the … Read more Ultimate Headers = Ultimate G-body
Got a Carburetor? You gotta check this out! Fuel injection is a really cool, but carburetors are arguably just as cool. That’s what it is all about too, keeping it cool. This is a new product from Cool Carb Technologies – their thermal heat shield system. It blocks the heat, separates the carburetor from the hot intake, which … Read more Cool Carb Technologies – Making Carbs Cool Again
Kick the tires and light the fires! Well, maybe not all of that yet, but we can definitely light off the Mast LSX 440 and burn up some fossil fuels on the Mast Motorsports dyno! In the last installment of the Mast Motorsports Engine Epic (part 3), we completed the LSX 440 and were ready … Read more Mast Motorsports Dyno – LSX Engine Epic Part 4
Contending with the engine oil filtration system, specifically a remote oil filter, is now a check in the box, feather in my cap, and crossed off the list. I am using the Moroso LS swap oil pan (part # 20141), which requires a remote oil filter. The remote oil filter adapter I selected is the Moroso remote oil … Read more Remote Oil Filter – Slick Engineering Moroso!
The project: Hot Rod Regal, perhaps not unlike your project, makes use of many high quality aftermarket parts. These aftermarket parts are designed to perform under different circumstances when compared to OEM parts. It is understood we are seeking higher performance and that some engineering and customization will need to take place to make these … Read more Custom Driveshaft – Certified Power Inc.
Our third installment of the Mast Motorsports Engine Epic Part 3 shows some of what goes into building up the top end of this fire breathing 440 cubic inch LSX mutant. We all see the finished products in these “Super Hero Cars” blasting around the auto-cross and race tracks on-line and in the magazines, but we … Read more Mast Motorsports Engine Epic Part 3 – the top end
The spring and summer months are probably my favorite time of the year. Everything gets shifted into high gear! Its been no exception here working on the Hot Rod Regal. My latest additions were these Taylor 9mm spark plug wires. I went with Taylor part # 92045 9mm fire power plug wires that have the … Read more Taylor 9mm spark plug wires