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Sean Haggai Chevy Hardcore Contributor

The former Associate Editor of Chevy High Performance, joins publication Chevy Hardcore, Sean is a true blue Bow Tie guy and a core do-it-yourself technician. If it doesn't run a "mouse motor" or a big rat between fenders, Sean ain't interested.


After the 1954 Corvette failed to sell out, General Motors added an all-new 265ci small-block, 195-horsepower Turbo-Fire V-8 engine option for ’55. Check out this all-original, copper-colored Corvette fast approaching 103,400 miles. It’s all in the family still!

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Jim Campbell is no stranger to the performance world. As the U.S. Vice President of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports, he could, quite possibly have the coolest job at GM. TheBLOCK.com did the dirty work and interviewed Campbell about the 2013 Chevrolet race season. Check out his thoughts, right here!

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Finding exactly what you need for your custom build can be a daunting experience. In an effort to keep our bowtie enthusiasts up to date with the latest news and parts, we found Chevrolet Performance’s LS9 controller kit; readily available and ready to ship on the TheBLOCK.com through ChevroletPerformance.com.

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When it comes to bolt-on supremacy, there’s no denying the instant power and reliability from a simple nitrous oxide kit to your current project car or daily driver. To combat some myths of operation and installation, NOS created 18 in-depth NOS videos to help educate current and potential users on the subject!

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If you aren’t familiar with the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), don’t feel bad because not a lot of people are. Check out this iconic IMSA Stingray Corvette we found while cruising eBay. Could this be your next open track car? Click to find out more!

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The fifth generation small block reintroduces the LT1 moniker – last used on the 1996 Corvette and ’97 Camaro Z28 – with a host of advanced technologies that Chevrolet says will make it the most fuel-efficient Corvette ever. Preliminary estimates tag the new LT1 with 450 horsepower and 450 lb.-ft. of torque.

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Curious to know whether or not your current LS-based engine needs a vacuum pump? We put one to the test; installing a GZ Motorsports Sportsman vacuum pump on a big-inch 454ci. LSx. What did the dyno numbers reveal? Read on to find out, right here!

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Sure, installing suspension parts, exhuast and intake can surely make your current Corvette an even faster ride. However, have you thought about what the advantages of an aftermarket set of wheels and tires could do, both aesthetically and performance wise? Check out the new line of Cray Corvette Wheels, here!

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If you’re looking to eliminate side loads on your crank and supercharger bearings for your Chevy small-block, big-block or LS engine, or your Ford small-block, look no further than Chassisworks’ supercharger gear drives, available in both single and dual drive configurations. Check out our SEMA coverage!

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If you’re like most of the aftermarket industry, spooling along the fast lane at an uneasy high rpm for long distance drives can leave you wincing most of the trip, rather than enjoying it. Gear Vendors has cured that with their latest component, which allows manual 3-speeds to gain three extra gears!

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Any gearhead (pun intended), if you’re paying attention, would have realized one vital component is missing from an all-purpose muscle car: a bulletproof rearend to take all the punishment. And that’s exactly where Eaton’s Detroit TrueTrac reigns supreme. It’s the ultimate King. Now available for Ford 9-in

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BORLA set out do what you wouldn’t expect most exhaust companies to do; complete inductions systems. BORLA’s all-new induction systems feature polished finishes and powder-coating to ECU kits, fuel injectors, high-pressure fuel pumps and more. Find out more, right here.

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Howards cams is more than just camshafts for popular small- and big-block Chevys and Fords. We had a chance to visit the Howards Racing Cams booth at this years SEMA 2012 show. We got the scoop on their new products and found out what make them so unique. Learn more right here.

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On our trek through SEMA, without a doubt, we couldn’t help but pass by the Centerforce booth to check out their latest offerings. When it comes to high-performance vehicles, needing a clutch that’ll stand up to the torture of aggressive driving and be able to withstand the extremely high horsepower and torque

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What better way to show off your Hawk rotors and pads than with a brand new set of Hawk wheels. What’s more, depending on your budget and taste, Hawk has a set of wheels in either the cast or forged versions. Plus, each wheel comes in a multitude of designs and sizes. Check out the new Hawk wheels right here.

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If you’re like most, getting your hands on the latest and greatest products this industry has to offer is what this hobby is all about. Royal Purple has just launched an all-new fuel treatment system for your daily driver or project vehicle. We caught up with Royal to get the inside scoop. Read to find out more!

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