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2010 Throwback: 10 Questions With Carroll Shelby

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Editor’s Note: Back in 2010, we were able to interview automotive legend Carroll Shelby, and we found his insight and his predictions to be so accurate. Enjoy this throwback interview from Power & Performance.  What are the greatest differences between performance enthusiasts when you first started back in 1962 and today? Electronics have changed everything. Today, with government regulations it is ... Read More »

Better With Boost: Vortech Your LS

Are you looking for BIG TIME power gains? Look no further than a Vortech supercharger!

There are many routes to increased performance. If we start with a stock motor, you can always upgrade the existing combination with a top-end kit featuring heads, cam and intake. If you want more, you can also increase the displacement of the short block. Of course there is always nitrous oxide, but if you are looking for serious power gains, ... Read More »

Blown Away: Supercharged LS Cam Comparison


By Richard Holdener Cam swaps for LS motors are always exciting because nothing wakes up an LS like wilder cam timing. We have seen 50, 60, and even 70 horsepower gains from a simple cam swap on an otherwise stock LS application. The gains have been even greater on modified motors. The reason for this is that LS motors already ... Read More »

Road Trippin’ Jersey Style


Unlike Los Angeles, with its history as the birthplace of the hot rod, or Detroit with its Woodward Cruise, New Jersey, where I grew up, doesn’t have the same style of muscle car traditions. Read More »