OVERLOADED – Are Your Wheels And Tires Up To Par?

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Tires are just about the biggest limiting factor in any form of racing. The size, style, and treadwear rating all limit how much tire is on the ground and how much it's sticking to the ground. We try to put larger wheels on there to allow for a larger tire and more surface area touching the road to increase traction. We expect a lot from a set of wheels. They are expected to … [Read more...]

In The Raw: Ironworks Speed And Kustoms’ Fairway ’67 Camaro

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Mile deep paint, endless chrome and rich leather are nice, but they can be over rated. Seeing a car halfway through a restoration is a treat, like watching a blacksmith forge a red-hot piece of metal into a beautiful piece of art. When the metal is still in it's raw, unrefined state it's a true piece of beauty. The same applies when building a car - all the metal work is … [Read more...]

James Otto’s 1966 Chevy C-10 “For Pete’s Sake”

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Introducing James Otto and his 1966 Chevy C-10 dubbed "For Pete's Sake." At first glance, the name James Otto might ring a bell for you, and there's a good reason for that. He's one of the top country music artists out there. When he's not standing on a stage in front of thousands of people, he's standing under the hood in front of hundreds of horsepower. Otto is a car guy, … [Read more...]

Forgeline Builds 1970 Pro Touring Camaro

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  DAYTON, Ohio - Forgeline Motorsports knows a thing or four about all-out performance. It's with this same single-minded focus that the team at Forgeline has decided to build their own pro-touring style 1970 Camaro. "We've been dreaming about building our own world class, pro-touring machine for several years," says Dave Schardt, President of Forgeline Motorsports. … [Read more...]

Car Feature: CR Supercars’ CR1 1969 Camaro

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Do you need something exciting in your life to get your pulse racing, your heart pounding – something that will get you excited and keep you excited? Say hello to the newest addition to the CR Supercars family and the answer to all your personal woes – the 1969 CR1 Camaro. The pro-touring Chevy was unsheathed at the 2015 SEMA Show in the Centerforce Clutches booth in Las Vegas … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Forgeline Looks Behind To Forge Ahead

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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...]

Goodguys 22nd Summer Get-Together

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It's time again for the Goodguys Summer Get-Together. Is it really Summer yet? This is the 22nd running of this particular Goodguys show. It seems like just the other day I was at a car show in Pleasanton. We sure get a lot of them out here due to the great climate most of the year. Sure, I love rubbing it in when I get the chance. But for the great weather, we pay an arm and … [Read more...]

May ’14 Feature of the Month: Phil Mitchells 67 Nova by Chris Holstrom Concepts

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Story by Chris Holstrom Phil had commissioned me to build a few other pro-touring cars that turned out awesome. You could say we had really similar tastes which makes building a car much more enjoyable. Phil wanted to do a '66-67 Nova hardtop with LS power and the latest suspension goodies. What Chevy lover doesn't like the classic lines of the mid year GM compact? I began … [Read more...]