A Revelation In Suspension Technology From JRi Shocks!

For over half a century, there have been customized and lowered vehicles. Even when the boys were coming home from WWII and customizing vehicles, they faced a problem that is still around today: how do you lower a car and get that great stance, but not sacrifice drive-ability? For some, having the car as low to the ground is the biggest priority, and they pay no attention to … [Read more...]

Going With The Flow: Installing Flowmaster Muffler’s American Thunder Exhaust

What's the first thing you notice on a car? A shiny red paint job? Or a set of trick wheels? For most of us, before we can even see a car, we pick up on the exhaust sound. We can usually tell if it's a four-cylinder or a big-block just by the note the exhaust makes. The exhaust is what gets us to drop the wrench and look into the street to see what's motoring on by. Or when … [Read more...]

Fight Cancer By Auto Crossing!

Goodguys Rod and Custom Association and The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer have announced a partnership to raise funds and awareness for the Foundation’s mission to erase the effects of pediatric cancer for patients, survivors and their families. The partnership will provide the Foundation with opportunities to educate both children and adults about healthy … [Read more...]

Dakota Digital VHX Gauge Install And Review

Dancing needles, flashing lights, oh what a sight! Gauges on your dash are one the of the coolest features on a car. They move with the push of the pedal, and give valuable insight to your car. They let you know how fast you were going - regardless of what the Highway Patrol may claim. Gauges also act as insurance in a way, letting you keep tabs on the monster under the … [Read more...]

What is “Pro-Touring?”

  Just exactly, what is Pro Touring? Defining the term Pro Touring is a tricky one. It's like trying to explain to a blind person what the color red looks like. You can explain it, but they still won't really understand. Definitions of Pro Touring are broad, and range from person to person, forum to forum. Even the name itself varies; pro touring, Pro Touring, … [Read more...]

December ’14 Feature of the Month: Aaron Oberle’s 1965 Chevelle “Brown Bruiser”

  Bells, whistles, or air conditioning, this brown bruiser doesn’t have them. Starting life as Grandma’s grocery getter complete with a straight-six and air-cooled powerglide, this Malibu was anything but the bruiser it is today. Aaron Oberle picked this car up from Grandma for a mere $6,000. The paint you see on it is still the original factory paint for the most … [Read more...]

SEMA Recap: The Never Ending Car Show

  Okay I'll admit it...this article was supposed to be published on Wednesday night, or Thursday morning. But if you've ever been to SEMA, you know that the action doesn't stop at 5PM when SEMA shuts down. With our very own Lateral-G dinner Wednesday night, I didn't get back to the hotel room till the next day. But none-the-less, we bring you a recap of SEMA … [Read more...]

SEMA 2014 Day One: Cars, Chrome and Parts Galore

Day one is in the books. After an entire year, the day finally came and SEMA went off. For some, this marked the end of months of planning, building, and lack of sleep. For others, the party was just getting started.We arrived at SEMA at 7:00AM, with the hopes of getting shots of cars before the massive crowds of people covered up every car in sight. We were pleasantly … [Read more...]

CRASH: 1972 Dodge Charger!

Bill Howell, one of the founders of the American Street Car Series races an unusual car in the pro-touring world. He doesn't race a 1969 Camaro, a Mustang, or any other popular platforms. Mr. Howell runs a 1972 Dodge Charger. While this may not be a popular pro-touring platform, he's very competitive. At the 2014 Hot August Nights, he experienced a small mishap which … [Read more...]