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Rusty Wallace Corvette sells for $110,000 at Barrett-Jackson

  In recent years, NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Rusty Wallace has been a regular at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Collector-Car Auction and Saturday night he was there to sell a special 1978 Corvette he customized. The gleaming black Corvette featured a 450-horsepower Chevrolet engine built and dyno-tuned by Doug Yates, who runs Roush-Yates Engines, the … Continue reading Rusty Wallace Corvette sells for $110,000 at Barrett-Jackson

Trans Am Build – Body

Despite all the cool adjectives we can throw at performance, functionality and the feel of actually driving a classic car, appearance is arguably the single most important aspect of any build. Think about it this way: when you admire a cool custom, what’s the first thing that draws you in? Appearance. When you’re thinking of … Continue reading Trans Am Build – Body

Operation Fearless – 1991 Bronco Build for fallen Navy Seal Adam Brown

Adam dreamed of restoring the 1991 Bronco for his son.  While he wasn’t able to do that, RK Motors was fortunate enough to lend a hand. Navy SEAL Chief (SOC) Adam Brown was killed in action in Komar Province, Afghanistan on March 17, 2010. In true “Adam Brown Style” he died a true hero, placing … Continue reading Operation Fearless – 1991 Bronco Build for fallen Navy Seal Adam Brown

Insider Video of the RK Motors Charlotte RK527 Shelby Build

Some have gone as far to call this a Shelby “sleeper” based on its stock appearance. The Stang, dubbed RK527 for owner Rob Kauffman and the size of the massive 800horsepower 527ci Kaase powerplant, is receiving plenty of work in preparation for competing on the 2014 Hot Rod Power Tour. However after hearing it fire … Continue reading Insider Video of the RK Motors Charlotte RK527 Shelby Build