SEMA 2014 Day One: Cars, Chrome and Parts Galore

Day one is in the books. After an entire year, the day finally came and SEMA went off. For some, this marked the end of months of planning, building, and lack of sleep. For others, the party was just getting started.We arrived at SEMA at 7:00AM, with the hopes of getting shots of cars before the massive crowds of people covered up every car in sight. We were pleasantly … [Read more...]

Mark Stielows latest 69 Camaro project “Hellfire”

We have a build thread over on the forums of Marks latest 69 Camaro. Here's the plan: • Thomson Automotive 427 supercharged engine • T-56 D&D Prepared trans • Full DSE Chassis • Full Anvil Carbon Fiber Front clip • Carbon Fiber Brakes with ABS • Rick Fuel tank with a Vapor Works Controls • Wider rims front and rear than Red Devil • Data … [Read more...]

CRASH: 1972 Dodge Charger!

Bill Howell, one of the founders of the American Street Car Series races an unusual car in the pro-touring world. He doesn't race a 1969 Camaro, a Mustang, or any other popular platforms. Mr. Howell runs a 1972 Dodge Charger. While this may not be a popular pro-touring platform, he's very competitive. At the 2014 Hot August Nights, he experienced a small mishap which … [Read more...]

Mustang Fail And Crash Compilation

Warning: Some NSFW language. With the introduction in 1964, the Ford Mustang has been around for 50 years. Since 1964, they have been crashing as well! While we never like to see a car ruined, there is something amusing about seeing them crumpled up a bit. Unfortunately for all these crashes and failures, the person behind the … [Read more...]

Paddle Shiftin’ 700HP 1973 Camaro!

There is an age old debate over what's better: manual or automatic. For most, the decision lies in the intended use for the car. During drag racing, an automatic is usually the better choice. If you're all about Pro-Touring, then a manual is the choice. But what about a paddle shifted automatic? This would give you the … [Read more...]

TMCP #217 – 3.5 Years Later, My Chevelle Is Home!

This show has been a long time coming! If you've been a listener to The MuscleCar Place for a while you know that my Chevelle has been a labor of love for years. At long last, it's done. In this podcast, we concluded it all. While I'm thrilled it's done, I'm a little sad as well. It's literally been one adventure after another to get here. … [Read more...]

Behind The Scene: Meet the Farringtons!!

      I found this great short video about one of our Lateral-G members and his family. Tom Farrington, his wife Deb, and son Sam like to compete in the Ultimate Street Car Association events held throughout the country. What's so cool about this family is that they all have a passion … [Read more...]

Muscle Car Of The Week Video: 1966 Ford Fairlane 427 Lightweight

What happens when you mix a lightweight body with a high-powered 427? Ford set out to find out with this 1966 Fairlane, and the results were awesome. This Fairlane does not look like anything special, being completely devoid of racy looking stripes or fancy trim, but the giveaway is the scooped lift-off hood and the discreet 427 … [Read more...]

July ’14 Feature of the Month: Lenie Hamms “Foulplay”

Story by Lenie Hamm Like so many of you I grew up in the era of muscle and have always had an interest in cars. When I turned 16 my first car was a 1964 GTO that I absolutely loved but like everyone else I sold it for one reason or another and moved on. As time went by there were other priorities in life that were far more important than my desire of old cars but I’ve always … [Read more...]