August 2014 Ridez Winner Announced!

ridez_08_2014aAs we close in on the winter months, the threat of frost, cold conditions and even snow looms closer. One of the best ways to protect your pride and joy is through a quality car cover. For the absolute best of the best, nothing comes close to Covercraft covers. Feel like winning your own? Motorz has partnered with the phenomenal manufacturer in our Ridez contest. Simply head over to the Ridez contest page, submit a few photos of your ride, and you could be next month’s winner!

Most of us have heard the term “cherry” to describe a car. Jim Reavis, from Edgewater, Maryland, has a ride that truly redefines the description. His lime green 1966 Dodge Coronet is a truly stunning example of a perfectly executed build. In only eight months, Jim took the car from a work in progress to a true dream machine. The engine, a ’74 RB block 440, features an Edelbrock Performer 440 intake, Holley 750 Double Pumper carb and all new pulleys on the front of the engine. Additionally, a Holley high volume fuel pump and braided fuel lines along with MSD 8.5 mm ignition wires keep the Dodge’s explosive potential well fed. The list of total engine upgrades is impressive to say the least, this is only a small sampling.

Keeping that firepower under control is an 8 3/4 rear end with 3.55 gears and a spool. The slightly modified 727 transmission, with a reverse manual valve body, is commanded by a B&M shifter. With the origional bumpers in poor shape, Jim picked up factory rechromes for the front and rear. A new black and green interior features a custom dash panel with AutoMeter gauges, all wired to one 11 pin plug. This sounds impressive but it cannot begin to describe how phenomenal this Coronet truly has become. Check out the photos below!

Feel like being next month’s winner? Head to our Ridez page to submit a few photos of your ride and you could take home your own Covercraft car cover!

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