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    ETC: Woodworker needs help making business out of car-inspired carvings [w/video]
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    If there's anything more manly than a V8 coffee table, it's a V8 coffee table carved from hardwood. That's exactly what Steve Brandenburg of Lexington, Kentucky spends his spare time crafting. What started as a melding of passions has garnered Brandenburg recognition at local car and trade ...

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    Video: This BMW 1M makes 550 hp thanks to American muscle [w/video]
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    We're firm believers in the fact that there are few things on this green Earth that can't be improved with the addition of a General Motors small block. Need proof? Take a peek over Jon Sibal's site for a look at a BMW 1 Series M Coupe powered by a good old-fashioned American lump. The GC10-V8 ...

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    Official: GM marks 100-millionth small-block engine built [w/video]
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    A lot has happened in the last 56 years... mankind landed on the moon, the Cold War ended and General Motors managed to build 100 million small-block V8 engines. First launched in 1955 with 265 cubic inches of displacement, the small block V8 has seen duty in nearly every memorable machine ...

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    GM investing $890M in next-gen small block V8s
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    Autoblog builds an LS9 V8 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ah yes, the classic small block Chevy. No other engine in history carries as much nostalgia and General Motors looks poised to push its mouse motor well into the future by adding new technologies designed to clean up the ...

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    Corvette Racing boss Doug Fehan confirms new 5.5L V8 for Sebring debut
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    Corvette C6.R GT2 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in August when General Motors introduced the all-new GT2 class Corvette C6.R, it ran downsized 6.0-liter version of the 7.0-liter V8 from the long-dominant GT1 car. At the launch, Corvette Racing program manager Doug Fehan told us ...

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    VIDEO: GM explains tech details of ZR1 LS9 engine
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    Click the image above for more high-res pics of the ZR1The ZR1 Corvette is one serious piece of American metal, with the athleticism of a track star and the brute power of drag racer. While light weight materials, magnetic damping and 15.5-inch Brembo brakes sounds impressive, the real meat lies ...

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