1970’s

A budget-friendly rear disc upgrade for ’60s and ’70s GM cars – @Hemmings

When GM introduced front disc brakes on many of its passenger cars in 1967, they were a huge improvement over the drum brakes that were, for the most part, barely up to the task of stopping a 3,500- to 4,000-pound… Read More ›

FISHER BODY “THE BODYBUILDERS” GENERAL MOTORS 1970s AUTO ASSEMBLY LINE FILM – Periscope Film @YouTube

The Bodybuilders is a color documentary filmed by Fisher Body between 1970 and 1972. Fisher Body was an automobile coachbuilder founded by the Fisher brothers in 1908, in Detroit, Michigan, and was dissolved in 1984 to be blended into General… Read More ›

A decade of difference in the Chevy Camaro: 1967 Z/28 vs. 1977 Z28 – Thomas A. DeMauro @Hemmings

The Z28 is worshipped by legions of fans and is even begrudgingly respected by some whose loyalties lie with its competitors. It was conceived by Chevrolet’s Product Promotion Engineering Manager Vince Piggins, to pummel the Ford Mustang in the Sports… Read More ›

How an EPA cheating fine kept Ford from selling its 1974-built Capri IIs until the 1976 model year – Mark J McCourt @Hemmings

It was during a recent conversation about Capri II values for a Hemmings Stock Exchange feature that Ford Capri racer, Capri Club North America founder, and proprietor of Capri parts specialist firm Team Blitz, Norm Murdock, told me the fascinating story as to why we… Read More ›

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