Goodguys Heartland Nationals: Pro-Tourers Show Up In Force for the Early July Show

Once again this year, over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the Goodguys Rod and Custom Association hit the metropolitan of Des Moines, Iowa to host their annual Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals – bringing with it the now revered “Duel in Des Moines” autocross competition, presented by Optima Batteries. Filled with pros, newbie autocrossers and everything in between, the … [Read more...]

Bored and Stroked: 600HP LS3 Build – Part Two

Back in Part One of our quest for a 600HP bored and stroked LS3, we discussed that building an engine is a lot like making a cake. You need to have the right ingredients in the proper measured amounts in order to ensure you get not only an engine that builds lots of power, but is reliable as well. For Part Two, we are going to start with the base of the engine, the flour and … [Read more...]

The Chevrolet Experience: Putting Chevy Products to the Test

For many automotive companies, preparing for the annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas is a year-long job, with research and development, prototyping, testing, manufacturing and finally, debuting a product or concept after months of investment. For manufacturers like Chevrolet, the process is similar, although instead of one product or idea, it's dozens, and instead of them being … [Read more...]

Chevrolet Put New Performance Parts to the Test

Chevrolet Puts New Performance Parts to the Test Camaro, Cruze and Truck performance parts prove capabilities at Spring Mountain  PAHRUMP, Nev. — At Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch today, Chevrolet demonstrated the capabilities of the latest performance parts and accessories for Camaro, the new Cruze hatchback, Colorado and Silverado. Ranging from air intake and … [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...]

Introducing Project “Way-Gone” and “Cami-Kazi”

After standing behind the lens, it's time to step up and start competing. In order to do that though, we need a cool ride, right? After deliberating all the different options out there, we wanted to do something a little bit different than the norm. We chose two A-Bodies, but not necessarily on purpose. Project Cami-Kazi The first is Project "Cami-Kazi," a 1971 El Camino. … [Read more...]

Car Feature: Joe Haniszewski’s “SiniSSter” 1966 Chevelle

The 1966 Chevelle was, to date, the best Chevelle that Chevrolet had ever produced. After the success of the Z-16 option for 1965, the 1966 Chevelle Super Sports received the 396 cubic-inch power plant. These SS Chevelles terrorized and pummeled everything that lined up next to them, even for years to come. For Joe Haniszewski, a basic SS 396 Chevelle wasn't enough. … [Read more...]

Car Feature: Jon Free’s 1968 Camaro “The Greedy Bitch”

Special thanks to Classics Daily for the text and photo's! During the Hot Rod Power Tour 2015, I stumbled upon a first-gen Camaro outside of my hotel in St. Louis. A Camaro on the Power Tour is a common thing. However, Jonathan Free’s ’68 stood out from the crowd, which is hard to do with such a common car. I was drawn in by the interesting paint color, killer wheels and a … [Read more...]

August ’14 Feature of the Month: Masi Isohannis “70 1/2” Twin Turbo Chevelle

This months feature car comes to us from one of our Lateral-G members, Masi Isohannis a.k.a. Studio 57. This Chevelle originally started life as a 71, but Masi swapped a 70 Chevelle front clip and El Camino front bumper onto the front of the car. Due to the mixture of years he refers to it as a 70 1/2 Chevelle. To get the car down the road Masi added a twin turbo 406 small … [Read more...]