Joe McCollough's Articles
Member since May 10 2018
Joe was born with gearhead DNA and has been around cars for as long as he can remember. He started learning to wrench from his dad and continued his education with a degree in Automotive Restoration from McPherson College. Joe loves working on anything with wheels, and his current projects include a Model A hot rod and a 1986 Buick Regal, his first car. He works in Marketing at Speedway Motors and wants to share his passion for old cars with as much of the world as possible.
Joe McCollough's Articles
Curious about LS swapping your muscle car? In this article, we'll discuss how we built up a 500-horse 6.0 and stuffed it in our Project Chevelle!
I'm sorry to have to tell you this, but the '64 GTO was not the first muscle car.
What good is it having an old car if it's just going to sit in the shop and look pretty? Follow along as Project Chevelle heads out in pursuit of adventure and bug splatters on the 2018 Street Rodder Road Tour!
Some of the most interesting stuff at SEMA is under the hood. Here are a few of our favorites.
To stand out in the sea of outrageous vehicles that are shown and often debuted at SEMA, every builder presents their best work. Here are a few that we fell in love with.
Here's a look at a few of our favorite race cars from SEMA!
The open headers were fun, but now it's time for a real exhaust on Project Chevelle. Follow along as we quiet things down with a Flowmaster American Thunder dual exhaust kit.
Here's a quick article to help you understand the difference between offset and backspacing when measuring wheels for your hot rod or muscle car.
Speedway Motors transforms a stone stock '72 Chevelle Malibu into a road-trip ready street machine.
We hit Holley's LS Fest 2018 at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and had a blast! Here are a few shots of some of our favorite cars.
We finally get to drive Project Chevelle after the big engine swap, and it's pretty awesome. Rowing through the gears with our new Tremec 5-speed isn't bad either!
At long last, Project Chevelle gets a muscle car heart transplant in the form of a 383 from BluePrint Engines.
We add some tuneability to the suspension on Project Chevelle by bolting on QA1 coilovers front and rear.
In this episode, Project Chevelle gets coilovers and a much-needed altitude adjustment. Watch as we install QA1 bolt-on coilover kits front and rear, then dial in the perfect stance and shock settings. Our old Chevelle is really starting to look mean!
After getting the control arms and drop spindles installed last time, we are dying to see what it looks like on the ground. Today we are working with the Speedway Deluxe Disc Brake Kit. Josh and Joe are on a roll!
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