Lokar Performance Products Announces Acquisition of Clayton Machine Works

When it comes to heavy hitters in the automotive industry, Lokar Performance Products and Clayton Machine Works certainly rank among the top. Leaders in the industry for a number of years now, both companies have become synonymous with quality products, innovative designs and great customer service. So when the possibility of a Lokar acquiring Clayton Machine Works began being … [Read more...]

2017 SEMA Show: Another Year Come and Gone

Day Four marks the conclusion of the 2017 SEMA Show, and just like in years past, the show concluded with a bang! From last-minute stops for a few more awesome muscle car builds, to the annual SEMA Cruise and SEMA Ignited, check out all of the sights from the final day of the 2017 SEMA Show below! Having covered most of the show grounds over the last three days, we only had … [Read more...]

2017 SEMA Show: Day Three on the Packed Show Floor

Day Three we covered a lot of ground, starting with Ford Out Front and working our way through the entirety of South Hall. While South Hall is most well known for its off-road, and wheel and tire displays during SEMA Week, our journey through revealed some true pro-touring gems along the way, including the Ringbrothers-built AMX Javelin we had been cued in on! As they say, the … [Read more...]

2017 SEMA Show: Day Two In the Books

Well, Day Two of the 2017 SEMA Show is in the books and our feet are definitely barking! But with that soreness comes great things as we found even more cool rides to share with you on our second day on the show floor! Our initial observation of more classic Mopar builds, as well as bigger and badder engines in just about everything, on the show grounds still stands. From … [Read more...]

2017 SEMA Show: Day One Highlights

The 2017 SEMA Show is already off and running at high speed, as are we, trying to catch all of the amazing sites and sounds to bring them to you! We'll be here all week capturing the best of the show, so be sure to stay tuned as we update you on our findings after hours every night! Just like with in years past, Day One was filled with tons of top-notch cars, countless … [Read more...]

The Ins and Outs of Creating a New Gauge Set with Dakota Digital

Ever since their inception 31 years ago, Dakota Digital has been designing, crafting and manufacturing some of the automotive industry's most sought after and top-of-the-line gauge systems on the market. But do you know what all goes into that process? We were curious too so we reached out to the industry powerhouse and got all of the details right here! A Bit of … [Read more...]

Goodguys Heartland Nationals: Pro-Tourers Show Up In Force for the Early July Show

Once again this year, over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the Goodguys Rod and Custom Association hit the metropolitan of Des Moines, Iowa to host their annual Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals – bringing with it the now revered “Duel in Des Moines” autocross competition, presented by Optima Batteries. Filled with pros, newbie autocrossers and everything in between, the … [Read more...]

Forgelines Proving to be Wheel of Choice for Pro-Touring Community

When It Comes to Race-Proven Designs, Forgeline has What the Industry is Looking For! For over 20 years, Forgeline Motorsports has been designing, manufacturing and backing their own brand of highly regarded wheels for just about every performance application in the automotive world. You've undoubtedly come across your fair share of pro-touring cars that sport wheels badged … [Read more...]

Car Feature: The TorqStorm Billet Superchargers’ 1970 HEMI-Powered ‘Cuda

Building a car can serve many different purposes. Whether you're building to show, cruise, race or a combination of things, every custom vehicle is constructed and used with intention. For Chris Brooker, owner of TorqStorm Billet Superchargers, the purpose for one of his latest builds may appear simple on the surface – to showcase one of his company's products on a cool car – … [Read more...]

The Chevrolet Experience: Putting Chevy Products to the Test

For many automotive companies, preparing for the annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas is a year-long job, with research and development, prototyping, testing, manufacturing and finally, debuting a product or concept after months of investment. For manufacturers like Chevrolet, the process is similar, although instead of one product or idea, it's dozens, and instead of them being … [Read more...]