'85 CHEVY MONTE CARLO SS
DAVID HUNT, NESCONSET, NY
Engine: GM Fastburn ZZ4
Cylinder heads: GMPP aluminum
Camshaft: GMPP
Induction: 670-cfm Holley Street Avenger
Transmission: 700R4
Rearend: 3.73 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: Hotchkis
Brakes: Baer drilled/slotted rotors
Wheels: Billet Specialties Chicaynes; 17x9
Tires: Kumho
Performance: 425 hp
Invested: $50,000
Years owned: 18
Photographer: Christine Hunt
Camera: Canon 30D
Shoot location: Hauppauge, NY

'85 MERCURY CAPRI
DAN POTLAS, ALLISON PARK, PA
Engine: 302ci small-block Ford
Cylinder heads: factory
Camshaft: factory
Induction: Summit Stage Two
Transmission: T-5 five-speed manual
Rearend: Ford 8.8-inch, 3.73 gears
Front suspension: Steeda caster/camber plates, KYB struts
Rear suspension: Steeda control arms
Brakes: disc front and rear
Wheels: Ultra, with painted trim
Tires: BFG Radial T/A; 235R
Invested: $12,000
Years owned: 22
Photographer: owner
Camera: Sony Cyber-shot DSC H10
Shoot location: family business parking lot

'66 FORD ECONOLINE
DENNIS ROELL, NIAGARA FALLS, NY
Engine: 170ci I-6
Cylinder heads: factory
Camshaft: factory
Induction: factory, single-barrel carb
Transmission: three-speed manual
Rearend: 3.50 gears
Front suspension: straight axle, leaf springs
Rear suspension: straight axle, leaf springs
Brakes: drum/drum
Wheels: 14- and 15-inch steel
Tires: 195/70R14, 235/60R15
Invested: $2,500
Years owned: 1.5
Photographer: owner
Camera: Sony A300
Shoot location: Niagara Falls, NY

'70 BUICK SKYLARK GRAN SPORT
CURT TIGGES, ROLAND, IA
Engine: 455ci Buick
Cylinder heads: TA Stage 2 aluminum
Camshaft: TA 290-94H
Induction: TA SP1 single-plane, Proform 950-cfm double-pumper carb
Transmission: 200-4R automatic
Rearend: Ford 9-inch, 3.90 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: factory with airbags
Brakes: disc front and rear
Wheels: Coys; 18x9.5
Tires: Nitto 275/40R18, 285/40R18
Performance: 450 hp
Invested: $10,000
Years owned: 16
Photographer: owner
Camera: General Electric E850
Shoot location: Rolans, IA

'65 CHEVY IMPALA
ED SWETS, WALWORTH, WI
Engine: 355ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: Patriot, 2.08/1.60 valves
Camshaft: COMP; .510-inch lift, 274 degrees duration
Induction: Edelbrock Performer intake, 600-cfm Holley carb
Transmission: M-21 Muncie four-speed manual
Rearend: GM 12-bolt, 3.23 gears
Front suspension: 2-inch drop spindles, polyurethane bushings
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: American Racing Torq Thrust
Tires: 245/50R15, 275/60R15
Invested: $15,000
Years owned: 2
Photographer: Alex Quintero
Camera: Pentax K2000
Shoot location: Walworth, WI

'80 CHEVY EL CAMINO
RICKY BREWER, FLORENCE, AL
Engine: 267 small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: factory
Camshaft: factory
Induction: factory
Transmission: TH350 automatic
Rearend: factory, 3.08 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: Weld Rod Lite; 15x5, 15x8
Tires: 180/70R15, 275/60R15
Performance: 11.0-second eighth-mile
Invested: $4,800
Years owned: 2
Photographer: owner
Camera: Nikon D70
Shoot location: McFarland Park, Florence, AL

'67 CHEVY NOVA
KATHLEEN COLON, STATEN ISLAND, NY
Engine: 409ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: AFR 294cc intake
Camshaft: Lunati
Induction: Edelbrock Victor Jr. intake, Holley 4150
Transmission: TH350 automatic
Rearend: GM 12-bolt, 4.11 gears
Front suspension: Heidt's
Rear suspension: coilovers
Brakes: Wilwood disc
Wheels: Weld Pro Lite
Tires: Mickey Thompson ET Streets
Performance: 10.5-second quarter-mile, 700 hp
Invested: $30,000
Years owned: 2
Photographer: Edwin Yulfo
Camera: Sony A-100
Shoot location: Carteret, NJ

'71 DODGE CHALLENGER
GARRY ERGER, INDEPENDENCE, IA
Engine: 340ci Dodge
Cylinder heads: Edelbrock aluminum
Camshaft: Mopar Performance; .484-inch lift
Induction: factory Mopar six-pack carburetor setup
Transmission: 833 four-speed
Rearend: Mopar 83/4, 3.55 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: Mopar Super Stock springs
Brakes: power disc front/drum rear
Wheels: Cragar; 15x6, 15x8
Tires: Firestone Firehawk
Performance: 12.4-second quarter-mile
Years owned: 7
Photographer: owner
Camera: Sony DSC-P73

'71 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SX
MIKE IZZI, FEASTERVILLE, PA
Engine: 455ci Olds
Cylinder heads: factory "C" iron
Camshaft: Eagle hydraulic; .542/.558-inch lift
Induction: Edelbrock Torker intake, 975-cfm Demon carb
Transmission: 200-4R automatic
Rearend: GM 10-bolt, 4.10 gears
Front suspension: polyurethane bushings
Rear suspension: Hotchkis control arms
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: Centerline Convo Pro
Tires: BFG Drag Radials; 215/60, 325/50
Performance: 12.6-second quarter-mile, 340 hp, 480 lb-ft torque
Invested: $35,000
Years owned: 27
Photographer: owner
Camera: Canon Rebel XSi
Shoot location: Industrial Park, Bucks, PA

'68 CHEVY CAMARO Z/28
BILLY DAVIS, WICHITA FALLS, TX
Engine: Shafiroff 427ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: AFR 23-degree 210cc aluminum
Camshaft: COMP hydraulic roller
Induction: Edelbrock Victor Jr. intake, 750-cfm Mighty Demon carb
Transmission: TCI TH350 automatic, 3,500-rpm converter
Rearend: GM 12-bolt, 4.56 gears
Front suspension: CE shocks
Rear suspension: Lakewood traction bars
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: American Racing Torq Thrust II
Tires: Mickey Thompson ET Street; 28x8.5, 28x12.5
Performance: 565 hp
Invested: $30,000
Years owned: 33
Photographer: Douglas Beck
Camera: Canon 30D
Shoot location: Wichita Falls, TX

'54 CHEVY 210 DELRAY
MATT BADHAM, REDLANDS, CA
Engine: 235ci I-6
Cylinder heads: iron
Camshaft: top secret grind
Induction: Clifford aluminum four-barrel intake, 450-cfm Holley carb
Transmission: three-speed manual
Rearend: 3.73 gears
Front suspension: Jamco drop springs
Rear suspension: lowering blocks, air shocks
Brakes: factory
Wheels: 16-inch chrome smoothie
Tires: Whitewall Candy Store; 215/65R15
Performance: 215 hp
Invested: $20,000
Years owned: 5
Photographer: Jason Badham
Camera: Canon Rebel SIR

'72 CHEVY CAMARO
BRAD CREAMER, BATH, ME
Engine: 468ci big-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: 049 iron oval-port
Camshaft: COMP solid flat-tappet
Induction: Edelbrock Victor Jr. intake, 850-cfm Holley carb
Transmission: TH350 automatic
Rearend: GM 10-bolt, 3.42 gears
Front suspension: Moroso springs
Rear suspension: Competition Engineering slapper bars
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: Summit Drag
Tires: Kumho, Mickey Thompson Drag Radials
Performance: 11.3-second quarter-mile, 416 wheel horsepower
Invested: $15,000
Years owned: 8
Photographer: owner
Camera: Fuji FinePix 10X
Shoot location: Bath, ME

'56 CHEVY PICKUP
LARRY HEUER, SPARKS, NV
Engine: GM crate 502ci big-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: GM aluminum
Camshaft: GM
Induction: tunnel ram intake, two Edelbrock carbs
Transmission: TH400 automatic
Rearend: Currie 9+
Front suspension: Heidt's IFS with rack-and-pinion
Rear suspension: Chassisworks four-bar
Brakes: disc front and rear
Wheels: Weld Pro Star
Tires: Mickey Thompson Sportsman Pro
Performance: 600 hp
Cost to build: $60,000
Years owned: 15
Photographer: owner
Camera: Canon ESC
Shoot location: owner's home

'68 DODGE CORONET
JOHN BYLER, BLUE SPRINGS, MO
Engine: 440ci Dodge
Cylinder heads: Edelbrock Performer RPM
Camshaft: COMP solid roller; .616/.612-inch lift, 248/255 degrees duration
Induction: Indy dual-plane, Proform 850-cfm double-pumper carb
Transmission: 727 automatic, Dynamic 9.5-inch converter
Rearend: Mopar 8¾, 3.55 gears
Front suspension: factory with QA1 shocks
Rear suspension: factory with HD leaf springs and CalTrac bars
Brakes: Master Power disc/drum
Wheels: American Racing Torq Thrust II; 15x6, 15x8
Tires: BFG Radial T/A; 275/60R15, front; Mickey Thompson ET street, rear
Performance: 10.68-second quarter-mile with N20
Invested: no comment
Years owned: 4
Photographer: owner
Camera: Kodak Z612
Shoot location: Blue Springs Lake, MO

'70 CHEVY CHEVELLE
CHRISTOPHER THOMPSON, COSTA MESA, CA
Engine: 350ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: factory
Camshaft: factory
Induction: cast-iron intake, Quadrajet carb
Transmission: M22 Muncie four-speed manual
Rearend: GM 12-bolt, 4.11 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: Weld Pro Star; 15x3.5, 15x10
Tires: 165R15, 275/60R15
Performance: 14.9-second quarter-mile, 300 hp
Invested: $17,000
Years owned: 3
Photographer: owner
Camera: Nikon B200
Shoot location: Balboa Pier, Newport Beach, CA

'74 AMC JAVELIN
JEFF MOSBURG, FRANKLIN, IN
Engine: 360ci AMC
Cylinder heads: iron
Camshaft: hydraulic flat-tappet
Induction: factory
Transmission: automatic
Rearend: 3.54 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: manual disc/drum
Wheels: steel with trim
Invested: $4,000
Years owned: 31
Photographer: Travis Hartwell
Camera: Canon Rebel XTI
Shoot location: Franklin, IN

'95 CHEVY CAMARO
AARON FOREMAN, VALPARAISO, IN
Engine: LT1
Cylinder heads: GMPP LT4
Camshaft: GMPP Hot Cam; .525-inch lift
Induction: GMPP LT4, MPFI
Transmission: GM 4L60-E automatic
Rearend: GM 7.5-inch, 3.73 gears
Front suspension: KYB shocks, Eibach springs
Rear suspension: KYB shocks, Eibach springs
Brakes: cross-drilled rotors/drum
Wheels: factory painted
Tires: Mastercraft 245/50R16, BFG Drag Radial 255/50R16
Performance: 425 hp
Invested: $25,000
Years owned: 10
Photographer: owner
Camera: Olympus Stylus Tough
Shoot location: Dunes National Lakeshore

'40 WILLYS COUPE
LARRY KLINGERMAN, WARSAW, IN
Engine: 392-inch Hemi
Cylinder heads: ported
Camshaft: Isky hydraulic flat-tappet
Induction: Wiend intake, dual four-barrel carbs
Transmission: TH350
Rearend: Ford 9-inch, 4.11 gears
Front suspension: straight axle, leaf springs
Rear suspension: leaf spring
Brakes: GM disc/Ford drum
Wheels: Halibrand
Tires: M+H Racemasters
Invested: $80,000
Years owned: 7
Photographer: Wendy Bussard
Camera: Canon PowerShot A630
Shoot location: Warsaw, IN

'29 FORD TUDOR
FRODE SORHEIM, NORWAY
Engine: 351ci Ford Cleveland
Cylinder heads: '69 Boss heads
Camshaft: Ultradyne solid flat-tappet
Induction: Edelbrock Torker intake, 750-cfm Speed Demon carb
Transmission: C6 automatic
Rearend: Dana 60, 3.13 gears
Front suspension: TCI
Rear suspension: Competition Engineering
Brakes: 11-inch disc front and rear
Tires: Mickey Thompson S/R; 26x8, 29x15
Years owned: 11
Photographer: Trine Sorheim
Camera: Canon 350
Shoot location: Ferkingstad, Norway

'71 CHEVY CHEYENNE PICKUP
JASON NORRIS, BRYAN, TX
Engine: 455ci Oldsmobile
Cylinder heads: factory "E"
Induction: iron intake, 650-cfm Demon carb
Transmission: TH400 automatic
Rearend: GM 12-bolt, 3.90 gears
Front suspension: factory coil spring
Rear suspension: factory trailing arm
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: American Racing
Invested: $5,000
Years owned: 12
Photographer: owner
Camera: Sony Alpha 300
Shoot location: St. Joe's Hospital garage