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...]

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...]

Fuel Injection Made Easy With FiTech EFI!

Technology is constantly moving forward, including technology in cars. Under the hood, the carburetor has been around since the invent of the internal combustion engine as we know it. As the internal combustion engine has improved, carburetors have too. At a certain point though, it's time to ditch that carburetor and step up your game to air and fuel delivery from fuel … [Read more...]

Step(per) Into The Future Of Gauges

When looking at a classic car compared to a new one, it's very apparent that the technology has improved in nearly every aspect of the vehicle. Gauges too, have advanced in technology to be more accurate, lighter and packed with options. Auto Meter is a company that started making performance gauges way back in 1957. The founder, Vern Westberg, an engineer for Sun at the time, … [Read more...]

Bored and Stroked: 600HP LS3 Build – Part One

Building an engine is a lot like making a cake. You have to have all the right ingredients in to achieve a delicious cake or motor. They both require lots of precision measuring, and a splash of love. There's a science to baking the perfect cake, just like there is a science to building an engine. We all know the LS engine is an amazing platform.  You can throw just about … [Read more...]

Floating On Sunshine With Baer Brakes

There's no secret that Pro Touring is growing. What started out as simple upgrades such as swapping out rubber bushings for polyurethane has transformed into all new frames, motors and all other components on a car. What started out as enthusiasts with simple upgrades, they have raised the bar and building high quality rides that are extremely capable on the track. Everybody … [Read more...]

Don’t Be Cheap, Do It Once And Do It Right!

We are all guilty of it, buying a cheap knock-off model to save a few bucks. In fact we are bombarded every day with decisions, from the Harbor Freight version up to the Snap-On version. Even with electronics, furniture, clothing, or just about any other item you can think of. There is always an expensive option and cheaper option. Generally speaking, the expensive option is … [Read more...]

Video: Street Grip System From RideTech Tested

https://youtu.be/tcnUcxlVdAw If you could drop your lap time by seven seconds with only a few hours work, would you do it? RideTech has launched their new Street Grip system, which is a performance suspension upgrade in a box. Take a look as they take a basically bone stock drop-top Chevelle and turn it into a street gripping machine during the Scottsdale Good Guys … [Read more...]

Safety: Don’t Just Preach It, Practice It!

We all try to be safe with our cars. As we upgrade the motor to make the car go faster, we also add better brakes to help stop. We pick out quality suspension and other parts to hopefully eliminate the possibility of failure. Most of us go a step further, adding a roll cage of some degree and upgraded seat belts over a traditional lap belt or shoulder belt. Recently, a story … [Read more...]

May The Force (Of Induction) Be With You!

Text By: Roger C. Johnson and Tim King We all love normal atmospheric pressure. At 14.7 psi, it’s the perfect arrangement for humans and animals alike. It’s easy and natural to breathe and gives us all the power we need. You can also say the same about the engine in your car. In most cases, modern vehicles come off the assembly line with some form of a naturally aspirated … [Read more...]