Top Three Mistakes When Building A Pro Touring Car

  Mitsakes. We all make them, just like my spelling you see there. Mistakes are what give us experience and know what's wrong or not working. While he may not have been talking about building cars, Oscar Wilde said that "experience is simply the name we give our mistakes." When building the perfect pro touring car, mistakes will be made. At each one of those … [Read more...]

Holley Is Giving Away A 2015 Mustang!

Editor's note: We try hard here at Lateral-G to bring you quality articles, and not tons of press releases. However, I had to let this one go through - it's not every day you have a chance to win an entire car, and I figured you'd appreciate the chance to win!  From Holley Performance: Hooker Headers wants to put you in the driver’s seat of one of the best sounding pony … [Read more...]

Forgeline Looks Behind To Forge Ahead

In grade school they teach us that we must learn history in order to prevent history from repeating itself. What the teacher meant is that some of the problems facing the world today have already been faced, and some of those we don't want to face again. Just like asking for your parents for advice, learning history can teach us about the future. What if we looked back to the … [Read more...]

Feeling the Pressure: Auto Meter’s New Gauges

Tire pressure is a critical component when racing. The difference between winning and losing a race could be a mere half pound of pressure in your tires. This is true in all forms of racing, from drag racing, to motocross even to your local autocross. Adjusting your tire pressure is an easy way to make quick changes to the handling of your car, and all you need is a simple tire … [Read more...]

Shiftin’ Gears With Lokar Performance Products

When you're swapping motors and transmissions in a car, there are a lot of challenges. What motor mounts to use, what headers will fit, and so forth. Sometimes those are rather easy to find swap kits for, or pieces that will work. But just like the old saying, "the devil is in the details," we found out on an LQ4 and 4L80E swap that saying was all but too true. One area … [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...]

Going With The Flow: Installing Flowmaster Muffler’s American Thunder Exhaust

What's the first thing you notice on a car? A shiny red paint job? Or a set of trick wheels? For most of us, before we can even see a car, we pick up on the exhaust sound. We can usually tell if it's a four-cylinder or a big-block just by the note the exhaust makes. The exhaust is what gets us to drop the wrench and look into the street to see what's motoring on by. Or when … [Read more...]

Dakota Digital VHX Gauge Install And Review

Dancing needles, flashing lights, oh what a sight! Gauges on your dash are one the of the coolest features on a car. They move with the push of the pedal, and give valuable insight to your car. They let you know how fast you were going - regardless of what the Highway Patrol may claim. Gauges also act as insurance in a way, letting you keep tabs on the monster under the … [Read more...]

Lateral-G Vendor Feature: BMR Suspension

This months Lateral-G vendor feature is on BMR Suspension. I've personally used their parts, and can vouch for the quality and performance of what they manufacture. Let's take a look behind the scenes and see what they do and how they do it. When BMR Suspension began in 1998, it was difficult for performance automotive enthusiasts to find suspension components with an … [Read more...]

Speedtech Performance

In 2005, Speedtech originated in Vancouver, Canada to fill a void in the Canadian high performance suspension market. The company's initial product line consisted of only five part numbers, '67-'69 Chevrolet Camaro upper and lower control arms, tie rod adjusting sleeves, C5 Corvette brake adapters, and offset leaf spring shackles. Utilizing internet marketing Speedtech's … [Read more...]