Goodguys 6th Spring Nationals Rewind…Sizzlin’ Season Opener!

Story by John Drummond Our Goodguys 2015 season got off to a sizzlin’ start last weekend as the 6th Spring Nationals presented by Brown’s Classic Autos enjoyed three straight days of summer-like conditions! It was top-down cruisin’ at its finest as Westworld of Scottsdale rocked and rolled with over 2,500 Classic American show cars of all colors, shapes and sizes. As season … [Read more...]

Advance Auto Parts USCA 2015 Event #1 – Thunderhill Raceway Park

Advance Auto Parts USCA 2015 Event #1 – Thunderhill Tony Huntimer The USCA Series If you don’t already know, the USCA is the Ultimate Street Car Association. It’s a sanctioning body formed to create safe, fun, and high profile national events for street legal performance vehicles. This association is used to find the cars to populate the Optima [Batteries] Ultimate Street … [Read more...]

RideTech 48-Hour Corvette: Day Three Recap

Today was the third and final chapter of the RideTech 48-Hour Corvette build. Months of planning and scheduling, all leading down to these final hours of the build. The day started promptly at 8:00AM again, with the crew weary, but excited to finish up the car. This crew has done an absolutely amazing job, working insane hours with a ton of pressure, all while being caught … [Read more...]

RideTech 48-Hour Corvette: Recap Day Two, 32 Hours In

Day two is in the books! We are now 2/3rds of the way through the time of this build. Today started just as early as yesterday, with everybody feeling a little tired but not too bad. But the show must go on! Promptly at 8:00AM again the cameras turned on and the crew went back to work, coffee and Monster Energy drinks in hand. Today a ton of progress was made, with lots of … [Read more...]

RideTech 48-Hour Corvette: Day One Recap, 16 Hours In

It’s officially, official. The RideTech Corvette has started it’s journey to being restored in 48 short hours. Now you see this isn’t some basic restoration where they are washing the car, slapping on a set of wheels and adjusting the timing – no this is a full blown restoration, in 48 hours. Broken up over three, 16 hour days, we are standing by-often times getting in the way … [Read more...]

Optima Search for the Ultimate Street Car Presented by Advance Auto Parts

Wake Up!! The alarm clock went off at 4 a.m. Still half asleep, I knew that meant it was time to get up and hit the road to Thunderhill Raceway Park for the opening Optima qualifier for 2015. My wife has always been supportive of my hobby, but had never attended a track event with me, so this was going to be a first for both of us. The weather was calling for a chance of … [Read more...]

March ’15 Feature of the Month: Chris Wissing’s 1970 Chevelle, “Wissing’s Wish”

The 1970 Chevelle is regarded by most as the epitome of performance in the muscle car era. With the LS6 package that shoved a 454 cubic inch motor under the hood, there weren't many cars that could touch this fire breathing dragon. Chevrolet was on their game - and winning. Enter Chris Wissing and his overly supportive wife Rebecca and their 1970 Chevelle. Wissing grew up as … [Read more...]

48 Hour Corvette – It’s Friday and the Build Continues!!!

http://youtu.be/TtJGOabDAKM Bright and early, at 8:00AM EST the crew at RideTech started the countdown on building an entire Corvette in a mere 48 hours. With a slew of mechanics and industry experts, they set to the task. Be sure to check back and watch the entire build unfold. There was a massive pile of parts, eagerly awaiting their turn to get … [Read more...]

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...]