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Vol 18 Issue 7

Feb. 15-22, 2018

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Vol. 18 Issue 7 2/15 – 2/22/18

inside It’s All The Gearhead News You Can Use! The Staff Jim “Jimmy B” Brandau Jim “Jimmy B” Brandau Larry Williams – Williams Graphics “Jimmy B” & Butch Pate/P8 Photography Jack Cobb - Writer Emeritus: Ed Woodard Contributors “PC Svc’s, Michael Corazzelli, Specialty Vehicle Engineering, Hank Bernstein, Williams Design, Larry Williams

Publisher / Editor Feature Writers Art Director-Designer Photography Web Producer Senior Feature

Advertising Publisher: Jim “Jimmy B” Brandau Car Show & Event listings, Cruise Night Listings, Personal FOR SALE/SWAP ads, Car Club Listings are all listed for free. For all other advertising cost & availabilities contact Jim Brandau at 615-3002003 8am—6pm CST or at Editorial content is the sole property of the GEARHEAD GAZZETTE. All information contained in each issue is the sole opinion and comments of the editor. The opinions and comments expressed in this issue do not reflect in any way either written or implied on any of the Sponsors or Advertisers in each issue. No portion of the GEARHEAD GAZZETTE maybe reproduced in any form, without written permission from the publisher .All information relating to dates, times and locations of events is only as accurate, as provided to the GEARHEAD GAZZETTE. The GEARHEAD GAZZETTE will not be held responsible for any errors in the information provided.


The Fun Starts Here 4 Road Rumblings 6 –7 Southeast USA Shows 8 Western USA Shows 8-10 West Coast USA Shows 10– 12 East Coast / Northeast Car Shows 14 Photo Contest Winner—2nd place 16 Cruise-In’s Across the USA 18 California Hot Rod Reunion 20 Upcoming Car Shows 24-30 BUY-SELL-TRADE-WANTED 32-34

Cover: 2nd Place Cover Contest Winner by Hank Bernstein Contents Page: Cool Artwork by Williams Design and Larry Williams twitter@gearheadgazzett Instagram@gearheaddgazzette Send submissions via email or direct mail to GEARHEAD GAZZETTE 2685 Buckner Rd Thompsons Station TN 37179

“ Ya Gotta know where to Go….The FUN Starts Here….” when Dad’s are showing their young sons and daughters the cars.

What is it that lures us into this thing called hot rodding? Let me clarify for the sake of this piece, that hot rodding means all things hot rod, muscle car, restorations, originals, race cars of all kinds, etc. You see what I mean. I have one more than 1 occasion, referred to hot rodding as the disease for which there is no cure. No matter what, when you think you want out or maybe even get out, you end up back in it in some way shape or form. Very few of us ever leave hot rodding. Think I am kidding or joking...take a look at most of the events you go to. There are a whole lot of gray haired guys (women don’t do gray) at the events. That’s a pretty plain visual way to see what I am talking about. While I was at the recent Birmingham World of Wheels show, as I do at many events, I sat down in a busy area and watched people. People watching is the number one sport to me. Nothing more funny than all of us, and before you send hate mail, I raise my hand first on that. I am sure I have made many people laugh. I am always amazed at the number of people who come to events like World of Wheels and others,

both indoor and outdoor. People supporting our hobby and addictions with their hard earned money and wages. Some of the best things I watch and observe, is when Dad’s are showing their young sons and daughters the cars. Many of them take the time to explain to them about the cars and what they are seeing. This is cool as the kids then get to see things thru their dads eyes, instead of just seeing some bright and colorful cars and not know anything about them. Then the real magic happens. Dad and the kids walk by the vendors selling HOT WHEELS!! At that point it’s all over, in a couple of ways. First dad is digging into his wallet to buy some of those cars for his kids. The second thing that happens is what I referred to earlier…”THE LURE”. Those little cars become an obsession which leads to the BIG CAR obsession in not too long a time. Think not? How many of you have at least 1 HOT WHEELS car today? Let’s just say that I have more than one...see what I mean...GOTCHA!!

Jimmy B. 5

“the fun starts here”….

Another New Gearhead TV Show?? While we were at the GNRS 2018 event last month, we checked out the filming of what is apparently a new “gearhead” type television show. The filming was taking place right on the fairgrounds near Bldg 4. If we are to understand it correctly, this new show supposedly called “CHOP SWAP SHOP” will be available on NETFLIX at sometime in the future. When we talked to folks involved in the filming, they would not give us any timeframe of when the show would be available. Based on hearing the discussion between the actors on site, it appears as 2 of the guys have some type of “car type” business and the car hauler in the pictures here. The other actor apparently owns the Lincoln Futura (think George Barris and BATMOBILE) and is needing work completed on it. We can tell you, both of the vehicles ran and drove on their own, as we watched while they tried to load the Lincoln on the ramp truck. If we hear any more on this show we will be sure to share it with you as soon as we get info. 6

Specialty Vehicle Engineering has made its new 2018 YENKO/SC Stage II Camaro available at Chevrolet dealerships. The car is powered by a custom built 1,000-horsepower 416 C.I.D. (6.8L) supercharged LT-1-based engine. Only 25 of these Limited Edition YENKO/SC Stage II cars will be built, and all will be based off the 2018 Camaro SS 1LE to take advantage of all the great performance features the 1LE offers, and properly balance the awesome power of the 1,000-horsepower supercharged engine. Features of the car include Magnetic Ride Control, Electronic Limited-Slip Differential, Performance-Tuned suspension with unique bushings, springs and stabilizer bars, and a heavy-duty cooling system with engine oil cooler, dual outboard radiators, transmission cooler and rear differential cooler. The YENKO/SC Stage II Camaro also includes Brembo Brakes with six-piston front calipers and 14.5-inch rotors, and four-piston rear calipers with 13.3-inch rotors, giving it precise braking, while resisting fade, according to the company. The 1LE front splitter and rear spoiler increase down force to keep the YENKO/ SC Stage II firmly planted at speed, while the Recaro Performance Seats keep the passengers planted in position. The 20-inch Torque Thrust wheels are all reminiscent of the original YENKO/SC cars. Each of these 25 vehicles will be numbered, and include a manufacturer's certificate of origin.


FEB 2018: FEB 17: PAINTSVILLE KY: ANNUAL EAST KY GEARHEADS SWAP MEET: Located at the Paintsville Recreation Center, 232 Preston St. Show time 10am-4pm early st up 7am. Concessions & Refreshments will be sold. Inside spots only $10, outside spots $5. Reserved spots paid by February 3, 2018. Hotrod, Garage, & Car related items

only. No yard sale items please. For more info or questions-email or FB eastkygeaheads FEB 18: LEBANON TN: WINTER SWAP MEET: Middle Tennessee Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America presents this swap meet. Located at the Ward Agricultural Center, 945 E Baddour Parkway. Show time: 7am-4pm admission, with free parking. 252 indoor heated vendor spaces, state of the art facility, new and used car and truck parts, collectibles and memorabilia, car corral. For more info: 615308-0586, 615-444-7315, 615-400-2054 or visit our website or email

FEB 2018: FEB 16-18: DALLAS TX: 58TH ANNUAL O’REILLY AUTORAMA: Guest appearances, Features & specials, Facebook/Twitter. Located at the Dallas Market Center, 2200 North Stemmons Freeway. Fri: 16th, 3pm-10pm, Sat: 17th, 10am-10pm, Sun: 18th, 10am-6pm. Gate discount tickets available at O’Reilly Auto Parts: General Admis-

sion $18, Discount price $16, Children 6-12 $6, Discount $5. Children 5 and under free. Purchase of a ticket does NOT guarantee an autograph from special celebrity guests. FEB 16-18: TULSA OK: 54TH ANNUAL DARRYL STARBIRDS NATIONAL ROD & CUSTOM SHOW: Show being held at the River Spirit Expo at Expo Square Fairgrounds. “GO FOR THE GOLD” $10,000cash award. Outdoor cool car corral. Rockin’ Billy Bash. For more info call 918-406-8966 or go to



FEB 2018: FEB 16-18: LAKE HAVASU AZ: 10TH ANNUAL ROCKABILLY REUNION 2018: Longest Rockabilly car show and music Festival in Arizona. Located at Lake Havasu State Park Windsor Beach. Pinup Pageant, Vendor village and Food Courts. $4 Beers. Purchase tickets at WWW.LAKEHAVASUROCKABILLYREUNION.COM or call 928-846-0335 for

more info. FEB 17: ORO VALLEY AZ: 10 ANNUAL CRUISE, BLUES & BBQ: Located at Oro Valley Marketplace SW Corner of Oracle and Tangerine. Featuring 200 cars in over 20 categories, live music, food vendors, kids activities, and Judge’s and Peoples Choice awards! Admission $5 with 10 and under free. $1 discount for all veterans and active duty military. FEB 17: ARLINGTON TX: INTERSTATE 20 TO INTERSTATE 35 CRUSIE TO AUTORAMA: This is Summit Racing Equipment Show Car Series. Arrive by 9am-Start location at

Summit Racing Equipment, 2200 I-20 Arlington. Cruise to Market Hall. Starts at 9:30am. $40 registration fee that includes VIP parking at Autorama, 2 tickets to Autorama, A gift from Summit Racing. Very Limited Space.

FEB 2018: FEB 16: SACRAMENTO CA: BLUE COLLAR CUSTOMS AUTORAMA OPEN HOUSE: Event runs from 8pm – Late. 6th annual art show by Gossett. Sponsored by 805 & Deadend Magazine. Event being held at 4824 Amber Ln. For more info call 916-338-4327



FEB 2018: FEB 16-18: SACRAMENTO CA: 68TH ANNUAL O’REILLY AUTO PARTS SACRAMENTO AUTORAMA, Located at the CAL EXPO CENTER, 1600 Exposition Blvd. Known as the Kustom Capital of the World and boasts being home to one of the longest running indoor car shows in the world. Over 500 show vehicles will complete for awards inside all o the Cal Expo buildings. The Clubhouse will be in the Pavilion and host 25 clubs. More vehicles will join the event Saturday and Sunday for the Autorama Drive -in parked in the Building A lot. Friday 12pm-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm and Sunday 10am-6pm. Locations Cal Expo Building A, B, C, D. Expo Center Buildings 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, The Pavilion & surrounding areas. Admission: Tickets at the door is CASH only. General with 13 and up $20 each day, Junior admission, 6-12 $10 each day with 5 and under free. Pre-sale discounted ticket will be available at O’Reilly Auto Parts stores after December 15, 2017. Discounted tickets only redeemable at Main Gate Entrance only. Adults $18 each day, Kids $8 each day. Parking $10 at the

Main East Gate off of Exposition Blvd. No Tram service. For more info: 877-7637469 or FEB 17-18: SALEM OR: 12th ANNUAL SALEM ROADSTER SHOW: Show being held at the Jackman Long Building at the Oregon State Fairgrounds. Ladies get in for only $5.00 on Sunday and kids 17 and under are always FREE! This is an 'Invitational Only' Show and the participants cars have been hand picked from Canada to Central California by the show directors. You'll see the Cream of the Crop at this show!



FEB 2018: FEB 17-18: HARRISBURG PA: MOTORAMA CAR, TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW: Located at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex. In conjunction with the largest indoor motorsports events on the East Coast, with over one million square feet of Motorsports action! More than 90 awards from weekend drivers to professional show vehicles, all makes, all models, all years’ welcome! Over $15,000 in cash awards and prizes! Purse payouts to best and outstanding competition divisions. All vehicles entered will complete for Best of Show. Register in advance, starting 11/01/2017 @ For more info: vehicle exhibitor 1-717-269-2625 or or for vendor questions-1-717-307-5466 or or for judged class list and event schedule visit FEB 18: CLIFTON NJ: CLASSIC CAR CRUISE: Tired of the Ol’man Winter? Stop by and

warm up at our Classic Car Cruise! Open to all Years and Models. 11am-2:30pm (weather permitting). Located at The Hearth Rest., 1116 Rt 46W. For more info and directions call 201-303-3218.



CONGRAT ULAT IONS to Hank Bernstein of Montvale NJ., on taking 2nd Place in our 2nd annual Gearhead Gazzette Cover Contest. We are showing you the picture Hank sent to us in it’s entirety as we had to do some “photo sizing’ to get the shot to fit on this weeks cover. As our 2nd place winner Hank will receive the following from the Gearhead Gazzette: His shot on the cover of the magazine, a “hard copy of the issue his shot is on the cover, one of our cool Gearhead Gazzette shirts and a Gearhead Gazzette hat 16


SATURDAY MORNING CRUISIN’: FRANKLIN TN: NASHVILLE CARS & COFFEE CRUISE: Cruise runs from 8-11am. Held at the CARMIKE THOROUGHBRED 20 Theatre Complex located right off Cool Springs Blvd.

MONDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN’S: MORRIS IL: WENDY’S CRUISERS CRUISE-IN: Cruise happens every Monday night from 5-9pm. Rain, snow or shine! Held at the WENDY’s just south of I-80 exit 112(Rt47). Open cruise so bring what you are driving and have fun with us! For more info email to

FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN’S: ORO VALLEY AZ: FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE NIGHT: Brought to you by Freddys Frozen Custard & Steakburgers. Cruise takes place at 11143 N Oracle Rd. Cruise runs from 6-9pm. Open to cars & bikes from all era’s. All makes and models from car clubs or lone wolf’s. Simple Rules. No burnouts, no loud music, be respectful of others and the property and parking lot must be left clean. Free Custard. Hosted by the Obsessions Car Club. For more info go to events/313950265718586 3rd SATURDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN’S: SAN TAN VALLEY AZ: SATURDAY AFTERNOON CRUISE-IN: Hosted by the Saturday Night Cruisers. Cruise runs from 4pm - ??. Cruise starts Oct.21st and runs on the 3rd Saturday of the month. Being held at Freddy’s Steakburgers at the corner of Hunt Hwy & Gary Rd. Music, raffles, Peoples Choice Award, Steakburgers & frozen custard and lights…we have lights. Win a $25 gift Certificate from Freddy’s every cruise night. For info call 480-204-6201

WEDNESDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN DOWNEY CA: BOB’S BIG BOY HOT ROD AND CUSTOM CRUISE NIGHTS: Held every Wednesday Night at the Car Hop. Runs from 5-10pm. Hot rods, Classic’s and Muscle cars. Located at 7447 E. Firestone Blvd. Bring the whole family for a night of fun. For more info call 562-928-BOBS 18


Story by Jimmy B / Photography by Michael Corazzelli

Just like this vintage post card we found, the California Hot Rod Reunion is all about all things vintage drag racing. The 26th Edition of the California Hot Rod Reunion (They were only going to do 1!) took place once again at Famoso Raceway. Famoso is all things vintage also, and a perfect setting for this event. After some controversy with the 2016 event, and how some aspects were run and handled, NHRA made the decision to return to the program format that had worked so well for the previous 24 years at the 2017 event., Based on the lack of “noise� on social media outlets, the decision must have been the right one from the fans perspective and as important if not more, the racers perspective. Really after 25 years of holding the event, there is not a lot that is new, and that’s ok. A proven format is a good thing. The event features all those cool pre-72 drag cars that we gearheads have come to love. Three days of nostalgia drag 20



racing is a good thing. Add in the “CACKLEFEST on Saturday night with push starts just like the early days of drag racing and you will get “goosebumps” watching those nitro burning cars coming at you. The racing is not just an exhibition deal, but a points met for the Heritage Series, so bragging rights are on the line. AA/FC Funny Cars and AA/FD front engine fuel dragsters putting on a helluva show while racing for points….can’t beat that! Even more nitro fun is had with the AA/ FA Fuel Altered racing organized by Ron Hope of the AA/FA RAT TRAP Racing team. Multiple fuel altered squaring off against each other and doing the “nitro dance” down the strip trying to keep as much of a straight course as possible in one of those cars. We can’t forget the swap meet down in the back of the pit area (always some cool stuff there) and of course the hot rods and customs that fill up “The Grove” area of Famoso and down at the finish line along the fence. All of this and more makes this event a must see and do, whether you have been before or it’s your first time. The event is managed and run under the NHRA Motorsports Museum banner of the NHRA organization to help raise fun to preserve Drag Racing History.


FEB 2018: FEB 23-25: BATON ROUGE LA: 40TH ANNUAL R.O.D.S. RUN: Hosted by the Ramblin Oldies of Denham Spring Car Club. Open to pre-49. Food, drink, music, swap meet, $500 grand prize and door prizes. Event being held at Gerry Lane Cadillac/Hampton Inn on Rieger Rd. For more info call 225-673-8562 FEB 23-25: LAKELAND FL: WINTER FLORIDA AUTOFEST: Event takes place at its ultra

spacious facility, the SUN ‘n FUN complex located at 4175 Medulla Rd. You’re not just coming to a car show or automotive themed weekend, you’re coming to an event that is suitable for enthusiasts of all ages. It doesn’t matter if you’re the most die-hard car guy (or girl) or you’re a family looking for a day out of the house, Winter Florida AutoFest has it all! The weekend plays host to thousands of collector and classic automotive enthusiasts who will come to SUN ‘n FUN for one of the largest automotive swap meets in the region. In addition, there are classic cars and trucks available within the car corral or enjoy a thrilling collector car auction presented by Carlisle Auctions. Not only are there multiple forms of automobilia for sale, but you can also check out or be part of a classic car show. Throughout the weekend, hundreds of classics, spanning generations of production, will be on display with awards presented Friday and Saturday of the event. In addition, there’s a great array of food, displays, guests and more. Plus, Carlisle Events will tip its cap to what SUN ‘n FUN is all about, aeronautical excitement. The onsite museum will be open during the event, there will be helicopter rides, a fly over and more air themed fun. Each year will bring something different, so be sure to get involved today! Adult Admission: $10 Friday-Saturday, $5 Sunday / Event Pass $20. Kids 12 and Under FREE.

Event Hours Fri & Sat 8am-5pm, Sun. 8am-3pm. For more info go to FEB 23-25: TUPELO MS: World of Customs Auto Show: Show location is at the Tupelo Furniture Market, 1879 N. Coley Road. Event Hours: Friday: 5pm-10pm/ Saturday: 9am-10pm/ Sunday: 10am-5pm. Some of the nation's top ISCA cars, trucks, and motorcycles. We will also feature a wide variety of locally owned True Street vehicles. Vehicles that are driven and enjoyed, by their owners. For more info and registration forms visit: -and- worldofcustomsautoshow/ 24


FEB 2018: FEB 24: CALHOUN GA: NORTH GEORGIA HOTRODS & PARADISE DRAG STRIP-SNOW BALL SWAP MEET & CAR SHOW: Rain or Shine. Located at the Paradise Dragstrip, 500 Chatsworth Hwy. Gates open at 7am. Admission is $5, under 10 free. No show, no racing, no trophy’s & door prizes. Vendor set up on the right paved side of the drag strip. Special Hotrods & Classic park on the track. Spectator parking on left side of track. Swap meet $25 space, car corral (car & driver) $25, Car Corral same owner (3) or more cars $65. For more info: 706-934-3437 or 770-608-0405 FEB 25: CLARKSVILLE TN: 32nd Annual Indoor/Outdoor Swap Meet: Motorcycles & Parts of all kinds. At Clarksville Speedway 1600 Needmore Road. For all details go to

FEB 2018:

FEB 23: MILWAUKEE WI: MAMA TRIED’S FLAT OUT FRIDAY: Indoor flat track racing at its finest. Vintage and modern classes, Pro and Amateur on a Dr Pepper Syrup soaked sticky concrete race surface. Located at the BMO Harris Bradley Center Arena, 1001 N 4th St. Doors open at 5 for practice racing begins at 7pm. For more info: or tickets available at FEB 23-25: MILWAUKEE WI: 56TH ANNUAL O’REILLY WORLD OF WHEELS: Guest appearances, Features & specials, Facebook/Twitter, Pin Up Girl Contest. Milwaukee’s Largest Indoor Custom Car Show! Located at the Wisconsin State Fair Park: 640 S 84th Street. Fri: Feb 23rd 3pm-10pm., Sat: Feb 24th 10am-10pm, Sun: Feb 25, 10am6pm. Gate discount tickets available at O’Reilly Auto Parts: General Admission $18, Discount price $16, Children 6-12 $6, Discount $5. Children 5 and under free. Purchase of a ticket does NOT guarantee an autograph from special celebrity guests. FEB 24-25: SCHAUMBURG IL: 11TH ANNUAL RACE & PERFORMANCE EXPO: Located at Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center. Swap meet, Race Tracks, Racing Retailers, Race Car Builders, Race engine builders, Race Car Fabricators, Race Sanctioning Bodies, Performance Parts Manufacturers. For more info: 26


FEB 2018: FEB 23-25: CONROE TX: LONE STAR THROWDOWN 2018: Located at the Lone Star Expo Center & Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 9255 Airport Rd. Show Rules: You MUST pre-register online! 2,000 show vehicles only! The deadline for show vehicle registration is January 1, 2018 (or until we hit the cap of 2K). No registrations at the

show. If you are going to transfer your paid registration to someone else, that transfer MUST BE SUBMITTED BY FEBRUARY 1, 2018. All sales are final. Show is rain or shine. You must provide your driver’s license when checking in at the show registration area. No trailers inside show grounds. All BBQ pits must have fire extinguishers. No pets. No golfcarts/ATV’s/side-by-sides. No glass bottles. No DJ’s/ bands. No burnouts. No stock vehicles. Tents bigger than 20’x20′ must have city permit. Show vehicle registration is $60 and includes (2) weekend wristbands. Spectator weekend wristbands are $20. Show Vehicle Check-In Hours: Thursday: Noon-8pm. Friday: 8am-9pm. Saturday: 8am-5pm. Sunday: 8am-Noon. Spectator

Hours: Friday: 8am-5pm, Saturday: 8am-5pm & Sunday: 8am-5pm. Awards: Top 100 Awards. Best Of Awards. Cash Giveaways. For more info go to http:// FEB 24: GLENDALE AZ: LOWRIDER ARIZONA SUPER SHOW CAR SHOW AND CONCERT: Located at the University of Phoenix Stadium, 1 Cardinals Dr. For more info: FEB 24-25: MONTICELLO IA: 49TH ANNUAL O’REILLY AUTOPARTS ROD & CUSTOM CAR SHOW: Show being held at the Monticello Berndes Cetner at 766 N Maple St.

Trophies, cash awards, travel money and more. For more info call 319-465-5119 or go to FEB 2018: FEB 23-24: NEEDLES CA: 10th ANNUAL HOT BOAT & CUSTOM CAR SHOW:10TH ANNIVERSAY BLOW-OUT. The Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car show. Located at the Jack Smith Park. Register now at 28


FEB 2018: FEB 23-25: SAN DIEGO CA: 52ND ANNUAL BIG 3 AUTO PARTS EXCHANGE & CAR CORRAL: Event being held at Qualcomm Stadium located at I-8 & I-15. Car Corral open to Pre-1990 vehicles. For more info call 619-599-0708 or go to FEB 25: LONG BEACH CA: 49TH ANNUAL EARLY TIMES MID WINTER ROD RUN AND POKER RUN: We will leave from “Richards Hot Rod Shop”, 1452 Caspian Long Beach, 90813 at 8am, and will stop at a few cool places on the run. For more info: 310339-3268



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FOR SALE: 1964 Chevelle Malibu Sport Coupe (SS Clone) Pro Street. This is a first year Chevelle that was restored from ground up in North Carolina. I have drove it, worked on it, and showed it over the last 3 years. The car is a Trophy winner for sure. I am no longer able to enjoy driving it because of my rheumatoid arthritis. So I am offering this extremely nice Chevelle for sale for $27,500.00. Interior is like new. The car has a chrome power steering pump and a chrome tilt steering column. Two Eldelbrock Carburators on a Eldelbrock induroshine air gap intake. MSD Ignition with HEI. Hot cam with that thump we all love. Ceramic Coated Headers and dual exhaust that sounds awesome. The engine is dressed up very nice. Wilwood calipers (red dual piston, spindles, and drilled and slotted rotors up front. Fresh Zoom Clutch and Muncie 4 Speed with Hurst Shifter. This car drives and runs good and is priced to sell. Don’t let it get away. Email or call 615-7126043 ask for Tommy (2-1-18)

FOR SALE: Big block Chevy race engine, 477 ci (454+.100) . Eagle crank and rods, TRW race pistons, gas ported, 12.5:1 comp. JE 1/16th rings. Pro Max aluminum heads, 320 cc , Stainless valves, Harlan Sharp rockers. Bullit cam, solid lifters. Holley single plane intake. Includes electric water pump, SFI balancer, SFI flywheel, 850 Holley carb, full sump oil pan. Built with all high quality name brand parts and hardware, no junkyard stuff. Complete engine, less ignition system. Was run at the Ohio Mile, made six full throttle passes and five tryout/ license passes, ran good every time, engine is in excellent shape. Changing class to small turbo motor, don't need this one anymore. Asking $6500. Call Brad Thomas 931-981-1534 (2-7-18)


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FOR SALE: 1966 MUSTANG SPORT COUPE. Always a California Car. New chrome bumpers. All emblems & gas cap new. New door handles. Restored stainless trim around windows…ongoing project. GT rear valence panel added. All wiring from firewall forward replaced with custom made harnesses by owners. Engine compartment painted Satin Black. All engine compartment hardware replaced. New 1966 grille. Real Ralph Newman striping on trunk. Shane Leasure striping on fire extinguisher.. 8” RR upgraded with fresh 3.55 Trac-Lok posi unit. Complete front suspension rebuilt using all new parts. Shelby relocation drop performed on upper control arms. Mustangs Plus Grab-A-Trak upper and lower control arms, struts, tie rods, bushings, end links, double roller bearing spring perches & coil spring insulator pads. Mike Maier 600 coil springs and 1 1/4” hollow sway bar. Mustangs Plus One piece deep groove export brace & Chrome Monte Carlo Bar. RCD Bilstein gas shocks. Complete rear suspension rebuilt using all new parts. Mustangs Plus Performance Grab-A-Trak 4 ½ leaf mid eye leaf springs, bushings, shackles, ½ inch lowering blocks, U-bolts and hardware. RCD Bilstein gas shocks. MPC Kelsey-Hayes disc brake conversion kit from ABC Mustang. Wheel Vintiques Chrome Magnum 500. Front 15x6x4 & Rear 15x7x4.25. Front Roadhugger Radial GT P185/65R/15. Rear Roadhugger Radial GT P235/60R/15. 1966 Ford 289 bored .040. Comp Cams HiEnergy cam and lifters was used along with their valve springs, retainers and push rods. Valve covers are ball-milled high profile polished aluminum. Doug Thorley full length Tri-Y headers. 2.5” Aluminized pipe into Flowmaster 40 series mufflers. Stainless steel tips exit the GT rear valence panel. Mattsons polished aluminum cross flow radiator. Spal electric fan. T5 5 speed using a T5 adaptor kit. A Ford High Performance clutch was installed. Hurst shifter. Red TMI Running Pony Interior kit. Black headliner and dash pad. ACC black carpet kit. Black seat belts. New door handles and window cranks. New steel gas tank and filler kit installed. A three-owner California car. All receipts from previous owner and current owner. Original Ignition key with car. No rust or rust repairs on car. Floors and trunk really clean from factory. Priced at $25,000.00 Call 510/289-1118 or email (2-1-18)


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FOR SALE: 1955 DeSoto hemi & trans for sale. Call or text 540-812-6600. Both are located in Jamestown TN. (12-21-17) WANTED: 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner tail lights. Call or text 540-812-6600. (12-21-17)

WANTED: 1932 Ford 3 Window Coupe or Roadster, 60’s style fenderlesss for sale? Looking for fenderless Henry or steel reproduction. Email to with info. (1-4-18)




Gearhead Gazzette Vol 18 Issue 7 Feb 15-21, 2018  

Check out issue #7 of the Gearhead Gazzette Magazine for 2018 gearheads, as it is ready for you to read. We have all the weekend gearhead fu...

Gearhead Gazzette Vol 18 Issue 7 Feb 15-21, 2018  

Check out issue #7 of the Gearhead Gazzette Magazine for 2018 gearheads, as it is ready for you to read. We have all the weekend gearhead fu...