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Parts Used In This Episode

American Powertrain Systems
Transmission Crossmember, X-Factor, Aluminum, Silver Powdercoated, 4L80E Automatic, Chevy, Pontiac, Each
ARP
Flexplate Bolts, Pro Series, 7/16 in. x 20 RH, .725 in. Length, Chevy, Big, Small Block V8, 4.3 V6, Set of 6
Dupli-Color
Paint, Self-Etching Primer, Flat, Green, 12 oz., Aerosol, Each
Hays
Flexplate; Performance, Neutral Balance, 168 Tooth, Chevy, V8, Each
Lizard Skin LLC
Thermal Insulation, LizardSkin Ceramic Insulation, Black, 2 gallons, Spray-on, Each
Lizard Skin LLC
Sound Control, Advanced Water-based Composition of a High-grade Acrylic, Spray-on, Black, 2 gallon, Each
SHIFTWORKS
Mechanical Speedometer Kit 4L80E Transmission
Automotive Workwear
The Official Workwear of Detroit Muscle
Classic Industries
OER Reproduction Rim Blow steering wheel kit for models originally equipped with S-83 Rim Blow steering wheel option. Manufactured to exact original specifications, this wheel features the correct three spoke configuration, simulated wood grain look for an authentic OE appearance and the inner horn activating ring around the whole wheel that made the Rim Blow steering wheel unique
Level 10
Level 10 Bulletproof 4L80E, 700hp, 3000 Stall Converter
Original Parts Group
1971-72 Chevelle Complete Console Kit, Turbo Hydra-Matic
Permatex
Permatex Medium Strength Threadlocker BLUE
The Industrial Depot
INDUSTRIAL DEPOT - FASTENERS, HARDWARE, AND SHOP SUPPLIES
WD-40
WD-40 TRIGGER PRO, 20 OZ NON-AEROSOL

Episode Transcript

(TOMMY)>> WELL WE'VE BEEN OUT RIDING AROUND IN OUR BIG BODY MERCURY, AND WE THOUGHT WE'D HAVE OURSELVES A PIT STOP AND SEE A FRIEND OF OURS, AND GET HIS IMPRESSION OF OUR LATEST CREATION.

(MARC)>> HEY SMO, WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

(SMO)>> HEY, WHAT'S GOING ON MAN.? I'M MAKING BREAKFAST. I'M JUST JOKING. I'M MAKING MINIATURE LOG CABINS. I'M CHOPPING WOOD GUYS.

(TOMMY)>> YOU MAY RECOGNIZE SMO, AKA BIG SMO. HE'S A COUNTRY RAPPER, MUSICIAN, SONG WRITER, PRODUCER, AND FILM DIRECTOR. YOU MIGHT ALSO RECOGNIZE HIM FROM HIS TV SHOW CALLED, WELL, "BIG SMO".

(SMO)>> BROUGHAM MERCY, LOOK AT THIS MERC MOBILE. THAT'S LIKE THE STAY PUFF MARSHMELLOW MAN. I LOVE IT! OH, MY GOODNESS! WELL DID IT NOT COME STANDARD WITH, WHAT IS THAT, A 19 INCH HOLE IN THE HOOD?

(MARC)>> WELL YEAH WE HAD TO CUT THE HOLE. WE DIDN'T JUST DO THAT FOR FUN. WE NEEDED IT.

(SMO)>> WOW, LOOK AT THIS THING MAN.

(MARC)>> IT MAKES ABOUT 750 HORSE THE WAY YOU SEE IT, WITH A 300 SHOT OF NITROUS IT'LL MAKE OVER 1,000. WELL DO YOU WANT TO GO FOR A RIDE?

(SMO)>> HECK YEAH I WANT TO GO FOR A RIDE. LET'S TAKE THIS THING TO THE MOON.

(MARC)>> SO YOU THINK A BIG OLE CAR LIKE THIS WOULD BE KIND OF SLOW RIGHT?

(SMO)>> I MEAN MY GRANNY'S CAR WAS.

(MARC)>> WAS IT LIKE THIS?

(SMO)>> IT WAS KINDA LIKE THIS. [ engine revving ]

(SMO)>> WOO!

WHOA!

(MARC)>> WAS IT LIKE THAT?

(SMO)>> SHE HAD A LIGHTER FOOT THAN YOU DO.

(MARC)>> YOU'VE GOT TO CHECK THIS OUT RIGHT HERE. [ air hissing ]

(SMO)>> SERVING UP THEM PANCAKES! I LIKE THAT. THAT'S THE EMERGENCY BRAKE.

THINK WE CAN STOP AT THIS CHURCH? I FEEL LIKE I NEED TO SAY A PRAYER. GOD HELP US IN THIS BEASTLY MACHINE, TO SURVIVE THE TWISTS AND TURNS OF THE ROAD THAT LIES AHEAD, AMEN.

(MARC)>> AMEN!

(SMO)>> I LIKE IT THAT YOU KEPT THE STANDARD, WHAT IS THAT, AN EIGHT TRACK?

(MARC)>> YEAH EIGHT TRACK AND AM RADIO, WORKS TOO.

WONDER IF WE CAN HEAR SOME OF YOUR MUSIC?

(SMO)>> PROBABLY NOT ON AN AM, BUT I AM WORKING ON RELEASING MY NEW SINGLE ON EIGHT TRACK.

(MARC)>> REALLY?

(SMO)>> NO!

(TOMMY)>> BUT WE ALL KNOW THIS THING WILL RUN PRETTY GOOD STRAIGHT DOWN THE ROAD. WHAT DO Y'ALL SAY LET'S GO SET UP A FEW CONES AND SEE HOW SHE DOES ON A SLALOM?

(SMO)>> YEAH, I WANT TO SEE THIS THING DANCE.

LET'S ACCESS THE DAMAGE HERE. OH THAT'S RIGHT ON POINT, THAT'S POINTS SPREAD. LOOK AT THAT, ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR, AND FIVE. OH WE'VE GOT A LITTLE DINGER RIGHT THERE. WE'VE GOT A WONKY EYE LID UP HERE. WE'RE GONNA NEED SOME DUCT TAPE. WELL BOYS, YOU BUILT ONE HECK OF A CAR. I'M TALKING ABOUT THIS IS AS COOL AS A CAR CAN BE.

(MARC)>> THANKS MAN, THAT MEANS A LOT COMING FROM YOU CAUSE I KNOW YOU LIKE BIG CARS LIKE THIS.

(SMO)>> I DO, I LOVE THIS CAR, AND YOU KNOW IT REALLY MAKES THINK ABOUT A SONG THAT I'VE GOT CALLED "ROLLIN'" THAT WE'RE GONNA BE SHOOTING A VIDEO FOR REAL SOON. THIS CAR WOULD BE PERFECT FOR THAT VIDEO.

(MARC)>> DUDE, THAT WOULD BE SO AWESOME! WE COULD BE IN A MUSIC VIDEO! [ Big Smo Singing ] ♪ WIDE OPEN, GOT THE TAIL PIPES SMOKING. ♪ ♪ LANE TO LANE FLOATING, NO GPS LOADING CAUSE EVEN WHEN ♪ ♪ I GOT NO PLACE TO GO IT'S JUST ME, MYSELF, AND THE OPEN ROAD. ♪ ♪ AND WHEN I HIT THE I-24, YOU'RE DAMN RIGHT, GONNA ♪ ♪ PUT THE PEDAL TO THE FLOOR, OUT OF SIGHT. ♪ ♪ I'M GONE BUT BABY I BE BACK DAWN. ♪ ♪ TILL THEN CRANK MY FAVORITE SONG CAUSE I GOT ♪ ♪ THAT CLEAR BLUE SKY. ♪

(SMO)>> I'LL TELL YOU WHAT. YOU LET ME DRIVE THIS THING, I'LL LET YOU BE IN MY VIDEO.

(MARC)>> DEAL!

(SMO)>> LET'S DO IT. [ engine revving ]

(MARC)>> THAT WAS A BURNOUT!

(TOMMY)>> NOW WE'RE DONE ABUSING THAT OLE MERCURY FOR A TID BIT. SO WE DRUG THE CHEVELLE IN HERE AND THOUGHT WE'D GET BACK ON IT. NOW THIS OLE CAR HAS CAME QUITE A GOOD WAYS FROM THE FIRST TIME WE PICKED IT UP.

(MARC)>> A WHILE BACK WE PULLED THIS THING OUT OF A BARN, AND AFTER SOME CLEAN UP THE BODY AND FRAME WERE STRIPPED DOWN. WE DRESSED THE CHASSIS WITH NEW SUSPENSION, BRAKES, AND REAR END, AND THEN AFTER QUITE A BIT OF WORK GAVE THAT BODY SOME FRESH BLUE PAINT.

(TOMMY)>> NOW FOR OUR POWER PLANT FOR OUR CHEVELLE WE WERE KIND OF SHOOTING FOR THE MOON. WE HAD ENGINE POWER PUT TOGETHER THIS 406 WITH A PROCHARGER THAT MAKES ALMOST 1,000 HORSEPOWER. NOW WHENEVER YOU'RE MAKING THIS KIND OF POWER IT CAN BE A LITTLE COMPLICATED GETTING A TRANSMISSION THAT'LL HOLD UP TO A HEAVY FOOT, AND THEN YOU MULTIPLY THAT BY WANTING AN OVERDRIVE. NOW IF THIS IS A DILEMMA THAT YOU MAY BE RUNNING INTO Y'ALL GO CHECK MARC OUT. HE'S GOT THE ANSWER FOR YOU.

(MARC)>> LIKE TOMMY SAID, WHEN YOU'VE GOT 1,000 HORSEPOWER YOU HAVE TO HAVE A TRANSMISSION THAT CAN HANDLE IT. SO WE GOT THIS BULLETPROOF FOURL-80-E FROM LEVEL 10 TRANSMISSIONS. NOW TO SHED SOME LIGHT ON THIS WE BROUGHT IN PAT BARRETT FROM LEVEL 10. PAT, THIS IS A REALLY COMMON SWAP. WHAT MAKES YOUR TRANS DIFFERENT THAN SAY A STOCK UNIT?

(PAT)>> OUR BULLETPROOF TRANSMISSION IS A COMBINATION OF THE TORQUE CONVERTER MATCHING ALL THE MODIFICATIONS TO THE ENGINE, THE HARDWARE TO MATCH ALL THE HORSEPOWER AND GET RID OF ALL THE FACTORY DEFICIENCIES, AND THEN WE TUNE EVERYTHING FOR ALL THE SHIFT POINTS AND EVERYTHING ELSE WITH THE SOFTWARE. THE FOURL-80-E TRANSMISSION WAS DESIGNED FOR THE HEAVY DUTY GENERAL MOTORS TRUCK. EVEN THOUGH IT'S A STRONG TRANSMISSION IT WAS NEVER REALLY DESIGNED FOR PERFORMANCE.

(MARC)>> WELL COOL, IF THIS THING STARTED ITS LIFE AS A TRUCK TRANSMISSION THAT MAKES A LOT OF SENSE WHY PEOPLE LIKE TO USE THESE AS A SWAP, BUT IF I DID USE A STOCK PIECE WHAT WOULD BE THE WEAK POINTS?

(PAT)>> THERE'S A COUPLE OF WEAK POINTS. ONE IS THE OIL PUMP. THE OTHER ONE IS THE SHAFTS, AND THE OTHER IS THE VALVE BODY. THEY WERE NEVER DESIGNED TO BE PERFORMANCE PARTS. AS FOR THE TORQUE CONVERTER IT'S A 3,000 STALL TO MATCH THE TORQUE CURVE OF THE ENGINE. THE TORQUE CONVERTER'S A VERY IMPORTANT TUNING PIECE BETWEEN THE ENGINE AND TRANS. HAVING THE WRONG TORQUE CONVERTER COULD CAUSE ALL SORTS OF DRIVABILITY PROBLEMS.

(TOMMY)>> BEFORE WE CAN GET THAT NEW TRANS BOLTED TO OUR ENGINE WE NEED TO CONNECT THE DOTS WITH THIS SFI CERTIFIED HAYS FLEX PLATE THAT WE GOT FROM SUMMIT RACING. WE'LL USE SOME BLUE PERMATEX THREAD LOCKER ON SOME ARP FLEX PLATE BOLTS TO GET IT INSTALLED AND TORQUE THEM DOWN TO 85. I DON'T KNOW IF YOU KNOW THIS OR NOT BUT YOU'RE GONNA HAVE TO COME UP A LITTLE BIT.

(MARC)>> YEAH!

WE'LL GET THE BELL HOUSING BOLTS INSTALLED, FOLLOWED BY THE TORQUE CONVERTER BOLTS, WHICH GET TORQUED TO 40 FOOT POUNDS.

(TOMMY)>> IF YOU'RE WORKING ON A '66 TO '72 CHEVELLE OR EL CAMINO, OR EVEN A '70 TO '72 MONTE CARLO, AND YOU'VE GOT A SET OF BUCKET SEATS AND YOU NEED A CONSOLE, ORIGINAL PARTS GROUP HAS EXACTLY WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR. THE KIT INCLUDES THE MAIN BODY, BEZELS, SHIFTER, AND YOUR ARM REST LID. NOW ONE NICE THING ABOUT THIS SETUP IS YOU DON'T HAVE TO SEARCH THE CATALOGS TRYING TO FIND EACH AND EVERY PART. NOW IF YOU'VE GOT A DIFFERENT TRANSMISSION THEN YOUR CAR CAME WITH FROM THE FACTORY, WELL THEY'VE GOT DIFFERENT SHIFTERS TO ACCOMMODATE YOU AS WELL.

(TOMMY)>> WELL WE'VE BEEN WORKING ON TRYING TO GET THAT MOTOR READY TO DROP INTO OUR CHEVELLE BUT WE STILL LACK A COUPLE MORE PIECES BEFORE WE CAN DO THAT. SO WHILE MARC'S RUSTLING THEM THINGS UP I'M GONNA WORK ON SPRAYING ON SOME LIZARD SKIN HERE ON THE INSIDE OF OUR CAR. THE FIRST THING WE'RE GONNA SPRAY ON IS SOME OF THEIR SOUND CONTROL. NOW THAT'S GONNA GREATLY REDUCE THE NOISE THAT'S ON THE INSIDE OF THE CAR. THEN WE'RE GONNA FOLLOW THAT UP WITH SOME OF THIS CERAMIC INSULATION. THIS WILL HELP CONTROL THE TEMPERATURE OF THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. THE FIRST STEP TO GETTING STARTED, WELL YOU'VE GOT TO PREP THE SURFACE. NOW THE INSIDE OF OUR CAR HAS BEEN PRIMED, AND THAT'S FINE, BUT IT'S BEEN SEVERAL, SEVERAL WEEKS. NOW WITH THAT BEING SAID, WE'RE GONNA HAVE TO COME IN AND SCUFF IT. NOW IF YOU'RE WORKING WITH A SURFACE THAT'S BEEN SPRAYED WITHIN FIVE TO SEVEN DAYS IT'S OKAY TO JUST GO AHEAD AND SPRAY THIS STUFF ON, AS LONG AS THE SURFACE IS CLEAN. WE'VE GOT A COUPLE OF HOOKS THAT WE NEED TO SPRAY SOME PRIMER ON, AND THEN WE CAN SPRAY ON OUR LIZARD SKIN. WE'RE USING A RED SCUFF PAD TO PREP OUR FLOOR. A GOOD ONCE OVER IS ALL THAT IT NEEDS. WE'LL BLOW AWAY ALL THE DUST SO OUR LIZARD SKIN DOESN'T HAVE ANY ADHESION PROBLEMS. THEN WE'LL SPRAY THOSE REAR SEAT HOOKS WITH A COUPLE OF COATS OF PRIMER. WHAT WE'RE USING IS SOME DUPLICOLOR ETCH PRIMER.

WE NEED TO GET THIS THING MASKED UP STARTING WITH THE HOLES IN THE FLOOR. SINCE WE'VE ALREADY SPRAYED THAT PRETTY BLUE PAINT, WE WANT TO PROTECT IT FROM GETTING ANY MATERIAL ONTO IT. WE'LL GET THE JAMBS MASKED OFF, AND THEN MOVE TO THE FIREWALL. LIZARD SKIN CAN BE WIPED OFF WITH SOME WARM WATER, BUT THIS IS MORE OF A PREVENTATIVE MOVE. IT'S A GOOD IDEA TO USE QUALITY MATERIALS. IF YOU TRY TO USE NEWSPAPER AND BOTTOM SHELF TAPE, UNMASKING CAN BE A REAL NIGHTMARE.

WELL WE'RE PRETTY MUCH ALL TAPED UP, AND THIS MAY LOOK A LITTLE BIT EXCESSIVE, BUT WHENEVER WE GO TO SPRAYING IN HERE THERE'S LIABLE TO BE SOME AIR FLOATING AROUND WITH SOME OVERSPRAY IN IT, AND IT'LL GET UP HERE ON THE TRUNK OR EVEN ON THE TOP OF THE ROOF. DOING A LITTLE BIT MORE MASKING RIGHT NOW CAN SAVE YOU SOME LABOR ON CLEAN UP.

WHEN YOU START OFF MIXING THIS STUFF DON'T JUST THROW THE THROTTLE WIDE OPEN. GET THE MATERIAL MOVING, AND THEN THROW HER IN HIGH RANGE. YOU KNOW YOU'VE GOT THE CONSISTENCY RIGHT WHEN IT LOOKS SOMETHING LIKE A MILKSHAKE. CLEAN UP CAN BE DONE WITH PLAIN OLE WATER AND A BUCKET LIKE THIS WORKS REALLY WELL TO GET IT ALL OFF SO THAT IT DOESN'T DRY ONTO YOUR MIXER. NOW ALL WE NEED TO DO IS POUR IN THE MATERIAL, AND WE CAN GET STARTED. THERE'S NO RESPIRATOR NEEDED, BUT A DUST MASK IS A GOOD IDEA. THIS MATERIAL IS VERY FORGIVING. SO IT'S SUPER EASY TO SPRAY ON, AND THAT'S A GOOD THING SINCE THIS FLOOR PANEL IS SUCH AN ODD SHAPE. IT MAY TAKE A COUPLE OF CUPS TO GET IT COMPLETELY COVERED. WITH THIS GUN JUST KEEP IT MOVING AND YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE ANY TROUBLE. WE'VE LET THAT DRY FOR RIGHT AT 24 HOURS AND WE'RE READY TO START SPRAYING ON OUR THERMAL COATING. NOW IF YOU'RE GONNA BE USING BOTH OF THESE PRODUCTS LIKE WE ARE YOU NEED TO DO IT IN THIS ORDER. NOW JUST LIKE OUR PREVIOUS COATING, YOU MIX IT THE SAME WAY, POUR IT IN THE CUP, AND THEN YOU'RE READY TO START SPRAYING. THE THERMAL COATING IS A LITTLE THICKER THAN THE SOUND CONTROL. SO YOU'LL HAVE TO CRANK UP YOUR PRESSURE JUST A LITTLE BIT. WITH BOTH PRODUCTS YOU WANT THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE TO BE AROUND 75 DEGREES OR ABOVE, BUT KEEP IN MIND THAT HUMIDITY WILL INCREASE YOUR DRY TIME. IT'LL DRY TO THE TOUCH IN AN HOUR BUT WILL COMPLETELY CURE IN JUST 24 HOURS.

LIZARD SKIN'S THAT EASY TO INSTALL. NOW WE KNEW FROM THE BEGINNING THAT OUR OLD CHEVELLE WAS GONNA BE PLENTY COOL WHENEVER WE WERE DONE, BUT APPLYING THIS STUFF, WELL IT'S GONNA TAKE THAT COOLNESS TO A WHOLE DIFFERENT LEVEL, NOT TO MENTION IT'S GONNA MAKE RIDING IN IT A LITTLE BIT MORE QUIET.

(MARC)>> HEY, WELCOME BACK. I'VE BEEN BUSY TRYING TO GET ALL THE COMPONENTS TOGETHER THAT WE NEED TO GET OUR ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION DROPPED INTO OUR CHEVELLE. NOW WHEN YOU'RE DOING A MODERN TRANSMISSION SWAP, LIKE THIS FOURL-80-E, THERE ARE SOME HURDLES. ONE OF THOSE IS IF YOU'RE GONNA RUN A MANUAL SPEEDO, LIKE CAME FROM THE FACTORY, YOU NEED TO CONVERT IT. THANKFULLY SUMMIT RACING HAS THIS KIT HERE THAT COMES WITH THE TAIL SHAFT HOUSING. IT'S GOT THE PROVISION FOR THE MECHANICAL SPEEDO GEAR. IT COMES WITH ALL THE THINGS YOU NEED TO GET IT INSTALLED INCLUDING THE GEAR THAT GOES ONTO THE OUTPUT SHAFT. WE ALSO GOT THIS TRANSMISSION MOUNT, ALSO CAME FROM SUMMIT.

(TOMMY)>> THE DRIVESHAFT YOKE SEAL NEEDS TO BE REMOVED SO THAT WE CAN GET THE OUTPUT SHAFT GEAR INSTALLED. A LITTLE BIT OF WD 40 WILL LUBE THE SPLINES AND A BRASS PUNCH AND A HAMMER WILL DRIVE IT INTO PLACE, AND THEN USING A THREETHIRTYSECONDS HEX WE'LL GET THE THREE SET SCREWS TIGHTENED, WHICH HOLD THE GEAR TO THE SHAFT.

THE NEW TAIL HOUSING CAN GO ON AND THE BOLTS GET TORQUED.

THE SPEEDO DRIVE GOES INTO THE HOUSING, AND IT GETS HELD INTO PLACE WITH THIS SIMPLE METAL TAP.

ANOTHER ISSUE THAT YOU MAY RUN INTO WHENEVER YOU'RE DOING AN AUTOMATIC UPGRADE LIKE WE ARE WITH AN OVERDRIVE IN IT, WELL, IS GETTING A CROSS MEMBER TO FIT UP UNDER YOUR CAR. WELL LUCKILY AMERICAN POWERTRAIN OFFERS THE XFACTOR, WHICH WILL JUST ABOUT ALLOW YOU TO BOLT ANY TRANSMISSION UP UNDER IT. NOW THERE ARE A COUPLE OF BRACKETS THAT YOU HAVE TO MOUNT HERE ON THE SIDE, AND WE'RE GONNA GO AHEAD AND DO THAT SO THAT WE CAN DROP THAT MOTOR AND TRANSMISSION IN, AND THEN WE'LL SLIDE THIS THING UP UNDER.

(MARC)>> THESE BRACKETS BOLT TO EXISTING HOLES IN THE FRAME. WE'LL JUST GET THEM STARTED BY HAND FOR NOW. IT'S FINALLY TIME TO DROP THIS THING IN, AND WE'RE GONNA BE REALLY CAREFUL. ALL RIGHT, COME ON BACK. SLOW AND EASY IS THE NAME OF THE GAME HERE BECAUSE WE'RE ONLY GONNA DO THIS ONE TIME.

AND SHE'S FINALLY IN PLACE.

LOOK AT THAT! IT LOOKS LIKE IT WAS MADE FOR THIS CHEVELLE. NOW WE CAN GET OUR CROSS MEMBER IN PLACE AND BOLTED TO OUR MOUNT.

(TOMMY)>> WELL WE MADE SOME PROGRESS ON OUR CHEVELLE TODAY. GOT THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION DROPPED IN TO THE HOLE AND ALSO GOT SOME LIZARD SKIN SPRAYED ON THE INSIDE. NOW WE'VE STILL GOT QUITE A BIT OF WORK TO DO AND WE'LL STAY AFTER IT.

(MARC)>> THAT'S RIGHT, WE'VE GOT TO FIGURE OUT WHAT WE'RE GONNA DO WITH THE PLUMBING FOR THIS SUPERCHARGER, GOTTA GET A CARB ON THERE, SOME EXHAUST, WIRING, COOLING, BUT LET'S NOT FOCUS ON ALL THAT STUFF. LET'S FOCUS ON THE FACT WE BREACHED A MILESTONE GETTING THAT ENGINE IN.

HEY FOLKS, NOT TOO LONG AGO WE TALKED ABOUT DIFFERENT TYPES OF HEADERS THAT YOU CAN INSTALL THAT'LL HELP PERFORMANCE, SOUND, AND LOOKS OF YOUR RIDE. ONCE YOU GET A GOOD SET OF HEADERS ON THERE, YOU MAY WANT TO UPGRADE THE REST OF THE EXHAUST SYSTEM AS WELL. NOW YOU COULD DO A FULL EXHAUST SYSTEM, AND THERE'S A LOT OF THOSE ON THE MARKET, OR YOU COULD JUST REPLACE THE MUFFLERS, WHICH IS A PRETTY COMMON SWAP TOO. TYPICALLY IN THE AFTERMARKET THERE ARE THREE MAJOR TYPES OF MUFFLERS, GLASS PACKS, CHAMBERED, AND TURBO MUFFLERS. THE FIRST KIND WE'RE GONNA TALK ABOUT IS THE GLASS PACK. NOW THIS IS THE ORIGINAL HIGH PERFORMANCE MUFFLER. NOW THIS IS WHAT WENT ON ALL THE OLD SCHOOL HOT RODS BACK IN THE DAY, AND YOU OLDER GUYS AT HOME, YOU KNOW WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT. THESE ARE REALLY LOUD BECAUSE OF THIS STRAIGHT THROUGH DESIGN HERE. THEY'RE GONNA BE A REALLY HIGH PITCHED CRACKLING SOUND THAT COMES OUT OF HERE. CERTAINLY GONNA BE HIGHER PERFORMANCE THAN STOCK. IT'S ALSO GONNA BE A LOT LOUDER. YOU CAN HEAR THIS THING COMING FROM A MILE AWAY AND THAT'S NOT AN EXAGGERATION. NOW YOU COULD USE THESE IF YOU'RE BUILDING AN OLD SCHOOL STYLE ROD AND YOU WANT IT TO HAVE THAT LOOK AND SOUND. OH, ONE MORE THING, IN CASE YOU'RE WONDERING WHY THESE THINGS ARE CALLED GLASS PACKS, IT'S BECAUSE OF THIS FIBERGLASS PACKING THAT'S ALL THROUGH HERE. THAT IS SUPPOSED TO ABSORB THE NOISE. WELL SOME OF IT ANYWAY. THE NEXT KIND WE'RE GONNA TALK ABOUT, AND MOST OF YOU AT HOME ALREADY KNOW WHAT THIS IS, IS THE CHAMBERED MUFFLER. THIS IS A THREE CHAMBER, AND THE WAY YOU CAN TELL IS BECAUSE IT'S GOT THESE WALLS BUILT IN HERE. IT'S GOT ONE WALL HERE AND HERE. SO IT'S ONE, TWO, THREE CHAMBERS, AND THEY USUALLY HAVE SOME BAFFLING BUILT IN HERE. WHAT'S GREAT ABOUT THESE IS THEY GIVE YOU THAT DEEP RUMBLE THAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR IN LIKE A MUSCLE CAR. THIS IS GONNA GIVE YOU THAT REALLY LOPEY IDLE AS WELL IF YOU PAIR IT WITH A GOOD CAM SHAFT, AND WHEN YOU GET OUT ON THE HIGHWAY AND YOU OPEN UP THAT LOUD PEDAL, THIS THING IS GONNA SCREAM. NOW THEY ARE AVAILABLE FROM JUST ABOUT EVERY EXHAUST MANUFACTURER OUT THERE, AND YOU CAN GET THEM IN ONE, TWO, THREE, AND SOMETIMES EVEN FOUR CHAMBERS. YOU GET ALL KINDS OF DIFFERENT INLET AND OUTLET CONFIGURATIONS AS WELL IN JUST ABOUT ANY FINISH THAT YOU CAN IMAGINE. THE LAST TYPE ARE THESE TURBO MUFFLERS. NOW THESE LOOK LIKE STOCK MUFFLERS, AND THAT'S BECAUSE THEY USE SIMILAR TECHNOLOGY. IT USES THESE PERFORATED TUBES AS BAFFLES. THE DIFFERENCE IS A STOCK MUFFLER WOULD HAVE AN "S" SHAPED FLOW PATTERN, WHERE THIS HAS A MORE CIRCULAR FLOW PATTERN, AND THAT ALLOWS THE AIR TO GET OUT QUICKER. NOW THERE ARE A LOT OF DIFFERENT AFTERMARKET FULL EXHAUST SYSTEMS THAT COME WITH A CHOICE OF YOUR MUFFLER DEPENDING ON YOUR RIDE, AND KEEP IN MIND THERE ARE ALSO DIFFERENT VARIATIONS OF THESE MUFFLERS, LIKE THIS ONE. IT'S A HYBRID BETWEEN THE GLASS PACK AND THE CHAMBERED.

(TOMMY)>> NOW BACK IN THE DAY MOPAR HAD A UNIQUE OPTION FOR A STEERING WHEEL THAT ALLOWED YOU TO TOOT YOUR OWN HORN WITH EASE. IT WAS CALLED THE RIM BLOW STEERING WHEEL. CLASSIC INDUSTRIES NOW OFFERS THIS REPRODUCTION. IT'S MANUFACTURED TO THE SAME SPECS S THE ORIGINAL AND HAS THAT AUTHENTIC OE LOOK. IT ALSO HAS THAT ACTIVATING RING THAT GOES ALL THE WAY AROUND THE WHEEL THAT MAKES THEM SO COOL. NOW THIS IS A REPLACEMENT FOR A '70 AND '71 EBODY AND A '71 BBODY, BUT YOU CAN BOLT IT ONTO ANY OTHER MOPAR IF YOU'RE WANTING TO SPICE IT UP JUST A BIT.

(KATIE)>> WELL FRIENDS, THAT'S ALL WE HAVE FOR YOU TODAY, BUT REMEMBER YOU CAN REWATCH ANY EPISODE ON OUR WEBSITE. I'M KATIE OSBORNE, I'LL SEE YOU NEXT TIME.
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