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Muscle Car Club provides a wealth of information, history, and general education around classic muscle cars and engines. Additionally, we cover buying guides and performance modifications for modern day muscle cars.

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Ford 302 long-tube headers

Top Ford 302 Performance Upgrades Guide

For those looking at the top Ford 302 performance upgrades, it’s hard to beat adding a cold air intake, long-tube headers, MSD ignition, and a larger carburetor. Ford produced the 302 V8 from 1968 all the way until 2001, and it powered all kinds of different vehicles. They have proven extremely popular over the years…

Best 5th Gen Camaro SS Mods

The 5th Gen Camaro SS is one of the most popular and modifiable USDM sports cars to arrive on the scene in the past few decades. A large factor in that is the 6.2L LS3 V8 under the hood, which has one of the biggest aftermarket communities for any American engine ever. Header upgrades, upgraded…
1970 Ford Torino GT

5 Best Classic Cheap Muscle Cars Today

For collectors today, five of the best classic cheap muscle cars are the 1970 Ford Torino 429, 1968 Ford Thunderbird 429, 1971 Pontiac LeMans 455 HO, 1968 Mercury Cyclone 390, and 1968 Buick GS 350. These represent the ultimate of the muscle car era. They have long hoods, short decks, big-block V8 engines (except the…
Chrysler 340 Engine

Ultimate Chrysler 340 Engine Guide

Known by many as the “Giant Killer,” the Chrysler 340 V8 engine is one of the most iconic and legendary muscle car engines ever. Even though it was a small-block only displacing 340 cid, it would take down 400+ cubic inch big-blocks with ease. This was especially true for the 1970 “Six-Pack” 340 inside the…
Pontiac 455 engine

Pontiac 455 Engine Guide

Even though its glory days may have been relatively short lived, the Pontiac 455 is one of the most iconic V8 engines of the muscle car era. Pontiac built the engine for the 1970–1976 model years, where it produced a maximum of 370 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque. It was the biggest engine that…
1970 AMC Rebel Machine

1967-1970 AMC Rebel

The 1970 AMC Rebel Machine has long been one of the most underrated muscle cars. The Machine featured a 390 cid V8 engine that produced 340 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque, and it was a fantastic budget muscle car which screamed patriotism with its red, white, and blue paint theme. Sadly, the Machine was…

Ultimate AMC 401 Engine Guide

While AMC’s V8 offerings are often overlooked in favor of more mainstream options like the Small/Big Block Chevy, it is unquestionably that the AMC V8 has etched itself solidly into the history books. Powering some of the most successful American muscle cars and police fleet vehicles of the 70s, including the AMX 401 and Police…