SEMA Show 2016: Another Amazing Year In the Books

The final day of SEMA 2016 has come and gone and the highlights were nothing but impressive! But we don't have to tell you that. After all, it is SEMA and we've come to expect no less! Check out some of the best features of our fourth and final day at the show below! The amount of innovation seen at the annual SEMA Show is always impressive, but this year, it seemed to be … [Read more...]

SEMA Show 2016: Hot Finds on Day Three

SEMA 2016 has been amazing so far, and with each day comes more and more beautiful builds to be discovered. So we'll get right to it for day three of four! Though the show is massive this year, by Day Three, we'd pretty much seen it all, or so we thought. Then we found what has been dubbed “OPTIMA Alley”-- the alleyway between the Convention Center and the Westgate Hotel … [Read more...]

SEMA Show 2016: Day 2 Was Filled With Nothing but Amazing Builds and Products

With opening day of the 50th Annual SEMA Show in the books, we hit the Las Vegas Convention Center for Day Two, expecting nothing but more amazing builds and new products to see, more awards to be announced, and even more people hitting the show floor. We weren't disappointed. To kick off the day, SEMA announced their Top 10 Finalists for the 2016 Battle of the Builders … [Read more...]

SEMA Celebrates 50 Years With One Heck of a Kickoff

It's that time of year again when the masses descend on the Las Vegas Convention Center for the annual SEMA Show. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the event and it got off to one heck of a start! The first day of the SEMA Show is always exciting. Not only is everyone involved anxious for the show to kick off, there are also vehicle and product unveils to be done, … [Read more...]

Installing UMI Performance’s New Chassis Brace

For those familiar with racing, they know that with more G-force comes more frame stress. Every frame could use the extra support to keep it stabilized. How did UMI Performance assess this issue? They recently brought out their chassis brace for the ’64-’72 A-Body and ’70-’81 F-body. A simple, bolt in installation that takes roughly 15 minutes depending on how time consuming … [Read more...]

Hotchkis Autocross 2016: Season Finale

As 2016 begins to wind down, so does the racing season. This past weekend marked the season finale for the NMCA West Hotchkis Autocross cup. Championships were won and lost during this weekend, bringing lots of action along with it. There was a bit of apprehension with the weather. From the previous weekend it had cooled down a lot, but a chance of rain made everybody wonder … [Read more...]

Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge – Fontana

  This weekend the Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge stopped by the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA. It's hard to beat this venue - there's action everywhere. Upon entering the grounds we drove by an exotic car racing school, a small track with go karts zipping around, the Andretti racing experience, and the Chump Car World Series racing on the road course. Of … [Read more...]

Dakota Digital HDX Gauges – First Ever Review And Installation!

First Ever Review and Install of Dakota Digital HDX Gauges Dakota Digital HDX gauges started shipping this week, and we were lucky enough to get our hands on a set for review. After Dakota Digital announced the release of the HDX gauges back in July, we knew we wanted to get a set to install, test, and review. At first glance, the HDX gauges might appear to be a little … [Read more...]

Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge – New Orleans

As we near the end of the season for Optima's Search for the Ultimate Street Car, events like last weekend's NOLA Motorsports Park become even more important. People are battling to be in the top 20 cars to earn that sought after invite to OUSCI in Vegas. One of the smaller events of the season, NOLA let people get some serious point advantages. With a full 100 car field, … [Read more...]

Car Feature: Brian Coyle’s 1971 Chevelle “Green Hell”

After growing up in the back of multiple different muscle cars, it was no surprise that Brian Coyle was going to be a gearhead himself one day. Getting the knack for tearing things apart and putting them back together started as early as five years old. In 1989, fresh out of High School, Brian was on the search for a piece of American machinery. He bought a ’71 Chevelle that … [Read more...]