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FEATURE: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS396

This 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS was found on the East Coast.

1968 Camaro SS

This 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS is the long-waited answer to Bob Zografos’ childhood wish. It’s not the car itself he wanted for so long, but rather what’s underhood. “When (more…)

CRCSE SHOW: 1965 Chevrolet Bel Air

This 1965 Chevrolet Bel Air was on display at the 2013 Custom Rides Car Show and Expo in Tinley Park, Illinois.

DSC_7507_72The CRCSE show went above and beyond jamming as many vehicles as they could in the Tinley Park Convention Center, giving spectators the ultimate in viewing pleasure. With so many (more…)

FEATURE: 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396

1968 Chevelle parked in the downtown Palatine, Illinois cruise night.

1968 Chevelle parked in the downtown Palatine, Illinois cruise night.It wasn’t that long ago that we told you about the story of Jerry Coglianese and his 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS. To jog your memory, a few years ago Jerry was on the prowl for a bow-tie muscle machine and spied his Butternut Yellow GM dream, after just seeing a corner peaking out from under a car cover in a residential area. Undeterred, Jerry approached the owner and (more…)

FEATURE: 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu

1969 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu

1969 Chevrolet Chevelle MalibuIt seems all of us car enthusiasts got our passion for vehicles by playing with the 1/64 or 1/18th scale versions when we were far too young to drive. As we got older, we exchanged our family room carpet highways for the real asphalt deal. Even though the size grows immensely, the love never dies. (more…)

FEATURE: 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS

1967 Chevelle SS

When Jerry Coglianese went on the hunt for a classic musclecar, he didn’t need to see much of his soon-to-be-his 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS to identify what it was. All it took was a front corner peeking out from under a cover in a Chicago-area residential garage and the Chevelle enthusiast knew what it was – and that he had to have it. (more…)

BUILD IN PROGRESS: 1969 Chevelle SS396

1969 Chevelle SS396

Island Lake hot rod shop, Nostalgic Autobody, gets a lot of cool and custom cars through its bay doors. While you can never be quite sure what they will have in, you can always count on a couple examples of American muscle, like this 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS. It’s in the garage now getting a drivetrain upgrade after the owner decided the factory 396 powerplant wasn’t enough and opted to bolt in a worked-over 540ci V8.

Shop owner, Kevin Fielder, gave us a quick video update on the project.


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