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 That something is ditching the outdated transmission for one that's been highly updated.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...]

Improved Geometry Billet A, F and X Body Spindles

Improved Geometry Billet A, F and X Body Spindles Chris Alston's Chassisworks recently introduced a group of billet-aluminum spindles and steering arm components for popular GM A-, F-, and X-body muscle cars from 1964 to 1972. Using the latest analysis software Chassisworks has developed a superior to steel spindle, that is much more rigid, lighter in weight, and features … [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...]

Video: The Big Red Camaro Is Back!

Big Red Camaro Testing At Fomoso If you remember only a few months ago the famous Big Red Camaro went up in flames while practicing for Pikes Peak. After going through an inferno, there wasn't much left of the car. However they have rebuilt the car and are currently testing Big Red again. While Big Red has had … [Read more...]

Good Guys 2017 Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals

17th Annual Meguiar's Del Mar Nationals The 2017 Meguiar's Good Guys Del Mar Nationals is a wrap! This show has to have one of the best locations of any show in the nation, located only a few hundred yards from the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean. This makes for some of the best weather you could ask for with cool ocean breezes and plenty of warm California … [Read more...]

How To: AGM Battery Maintenance and Care

Most people don’t think about their battery when it’s performing as it should, but rather, when something goes wrong. It always seems that something goes wrong at the worst possible time. Many AGM batteries, including OPTIMA Batteries, are manufactured to last for years. But how do you keep your battery powering through for that long without any issues? The keys include proper … [Read more...]

Forged Versus Billet Pistons: Which One Is Better?

Piston Technology: Is Forged Or Billet A Better Piston? From the JE Pistons Blog - written by Mike Magda Don’t be misled into believing there are significant strength benefits to using billet pistons over forged versions. That’s not the primary motivation for the growing interest in billet pistons. Instead, it’s simply time management. “The turnaround time is the biggest … [Read more...]

ididit Launches A New Logo and Website!

ididit launches new website and logo TECUMSEH, MICHIGAN: Continuing the legacy of providing the finest driving experience for customers, ididit has launched both a fresh modern logo and an all-new website at www.ididit.com, providing a library of resources for dealers, installers and drivers. The new company logo artistically marries ididit’s historical legacy and … [Read more...]