LS Engine Heater Hose Bypass Made Easy!

Recently we were wrenching on an LS engine that was swapped into an old car. We weren't going to run a heater, so we wanted to plug the heater hose nipples. Researching it a bit, we noticed that there is two sides of the fence on the heater hose outlets. Some people say that water needs to run through these fittings to allow water to flow onto the thermostat, and others say … [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...]

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...]

Muscle Car Of The Week: Stan Antlocer And The World’s Fastest Pontiac Tempest

https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-cl=84503534&x-yt-ts=1421914688&v=XEvHWHoCRUk Extended Interview Podcast: http://www.v8radio.com This week, we have a special episode of Muscle Car Of The Week featuring an exclusive interview with Stan Antlocer, former owner / driver of the 1963 Stan Long Pontiac Super Duty Tempest. This car was known in Super Stock A/FX racing as the … [Read more...]

Tmcp #224 Advice For Starting You Shop From Home: Become A Customer Of Motor State!

  This weeks interview is with Scott Wahlstrom, Marketing Manager for Motor State Distributing. Motor State can help small businesses by being the “one call gets it all” shop for many vendors parts. This can save them on shipping and time spent placing orders and let them focus on their business. Motor State and Lane Automotive recognizes the car enthusiast as the driving … [Read more...]

January ’15 Feature of the Month: 1969 Firebird “Wild Turkey” built by Josh Baker

Story by Josh Baker This project has been a long and “wild” journey that has filled me with moments of great satisfaction, subdued by annoying frustration, feelings of euphoria and great loss. To explain the longevity of the build, it wasn’t that I worked at it slow, but that I started a shop and did many complete restorations and only worked on this on the side. It all … [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...]

Take a Ride in the new 2015 Chevy Z06 at Road Atlanta

Very cool in-car view of one hot lap at Road Atlanta with Corvette Racing’s Tommy Milner. It's amazing how fast these stock off the shelf street legal cars are, and how capable they are on a race track. He ends up turning a lap just under 1 minute 30 seconds, which is crazy fast for a full street car, especially for a car in the … [Read more...]