Install: Towing Made Easy With Hellwig Products

HellWig Makes Towing A Snap Trailer queens are not synonymous with Pro Touring cars. We drive our cars to the max to find out their limits and then go back home to increase the limits in the garage. While we definitely drive our cars, most of us trailer them too. Minus the few diehard folks, driving their cars thousands of miles to an event just isn't that enjoyable. We prefer … [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...]

Hotchkis Autocross at NMCA!

Hotchkis Autocross This past weekend marked the Hotchkis Autocross at the NMCA drag race series at California Speedway. We are pretty convinced at this point that any event held at California Speedway is going to be hot. It seems that every time we are at this venue it's hot! But that's better than being rained out. The Hotchkis autocross is a great one for … [Read more...]

Easy To Use, Easy To Carry: Reviewing The New Miller® Multimatic™ 215 and Spectrum® 625 X-TREME™

The Miller® Mutimatic™ 215 and Spectrum® 625 X-TREME™ Review "So easy, a caveman could do it." We've all heard the TV commercials and while welding might be a hair too complicated for a caveman, the new Miller Multimatic 215 makes welding just about as easy as you can imagine. There are a few different welding techniques out there: Stick, MIG and TIG. You'll find that most … [Read more...]

V8 Builds Autocross Action

V8 Lovers At The V8 Builds Autocross and Car Show This past weekend provided some hot autocross action at the V8 Builds show at California Speedway! In it's first year, the V8 Builds show is dedicated to anything with a V8 under the hood. Since there was an autocross running by the amazing Racing Byrds, we knew we had to make it over to see the action. Upon entering … [Read more...]

Answering The Hard Questions With Hurst Driveline Conversions

The days of a two-speed Powerglide being proficient on the streets are long gone. 50 years ago putting down the highway at 55 MPH it was no problem. When the cruising speed of new cars is 65-70 MPH, something has to be done. That something is ditching the outdated transmission for one that's been highly updated. Enter your modern 5 and 6-speed manual Tremec … [Read more...]

Holley LS Fest West 2017!

LS Fest West 2017 Last September we walked into Beech Bend raceway for the Holley LS Fest and saw the signs - LS Fest West, May 5th-7th, 2017. News of the event quickly spread like wildfire and we were as excited as kids on Christmas morning. Fast forward a few months and this weekend was the very first Holley LS Fest West! While LS Fest East is held at the magical … [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...]

Bored and Stroked: 600HP LS3 – Part Three

Bored and Stroked: The Quest For A 600HP LS3 Back in Part One of our quest to build a 600HP LS3, we laid out all the parts that we would be using to accomplish our goal. Then in Part Two we started to build the motor. By the end of the second installment we had a complete short block ready to be finished and installed. In Part Three is where we will take the short block and … [Read more...]