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...]

Goodguys 23rd Summer Get-Together

  Competition at its Finest! – By Tony Huntimer The Goodguys 23rd Summer Get-Together car show in Pleasanton, CA was timed with many other California and Bay Area competitions. The day of the show, the San Jose Sharks were going for the Stanley Cup, the Golden State Warriors were in the Finals, and the California Primary Elections were coming up in days. So, the car … [Read more...]

The Goodguys 34th All American Get Together

By Tony Huntimer 3-25-16 Fun! Rain or Shine! Unlike the Goodguys Street Machine Nationals in Columbus, Sunday is always a good turnout in Pleasanton, CA…unless there’s rain in the forecast. I’ve been attending this event since the 1990s. It seems like the All American Get Together has been rained on more times than not. I know, all of you from the Midwest are laughing at the … [Read more...]

Goodguys 26th Autumn Get-Together in Pleasanton

What a difference a day makes! Especially when it rains at a car show. Apparently on Saturday, the Goodguys 26th Autumn Get-Together show was busy as usual. The same couldn't be said for Sunday, the only day I could make it to the show. I knew in advance that it was going to rain. The weather prognosticators were finally correct. It was raining when I got up. I packed my … [Read more...]

Goodguys 29th West Coast Nationals

  Photos and Text by Tony Huntimer So it all started back in 2001… Not Goodguys. I’m talking about when I started writing my first book. The one titled, “How to Build & Modify GM Pro-Touring Street Machines.” While writing the book, I decided it wouldn’t be complete unless I included the Camaro that forever altered my thoughts of Camaros and cars as I knew them. … [Read more...]

Chance of a lifetime! The Part Deux!

Story by: Tony Huntimer First, with Big Red in Columbus and then with Adam Carolla! Somebody pinch me. I’ve been listening to Adam’s nasally drone since Loveline back in 1996! His drone is much like mine, but he’s funny. I personally enjoy Adam’s comedy. So much so, that I partake in his many different podcasts on a daily basis. Not only does he have an entertainment … [Read more...]

Crazy for Columbus! Goodguys 18th PPG Nationals Rewind

  Pictures and text courtesy of Goodguys Rod and Custom Deep into its second decade, the Goodguys PPG Nationals continues on its upward trajectory as hot rodding’s premier summertime summit. The cutting edge cars, our industry’s top manufacturers and brightest minds came together for 96-hours of Full Throttle Fun. Last weekend’s 18th annual Nationals was the best … [Read more...]

24th Heartland Nationals Rewind…American Hot Rodding at its Finest!

Pictures courtesy of Gordon Rojewski Text courtesy of Good-Guys. Booming 4th of July weekend crowds, spectacular weather, fireworks, patriotism and over 4,500 cars (a new event record) highlighted the Goodguys 24th Heartland Nationals last weekend in Des Moines! Amazing as it sounds, the Heartland Nationals keeps growing! Each year here at the Iowa State Fairgrounds we see … [Read more...]

Going Beyond The Red Line With Dakota Digital

  There's nothing like seeing the needle on a tachometer climb all the way to red line, and feeling the adrenaline rush that comes with it. Your palms are sweaty, heart is racing, and you want to do it all over again. The gauges in your ride are the direct correlation between feeling and visually seeing that rush. Gauges are just as important to the cars looks and … [Read more...]

Five of Stielows cars in one place? You must be going to the Goodguys Heartland Nationals

This years Goodguys 24th Heartland Nationals will be host to five of Mark Stielows Camaros. The Goodguys events are a lot of fun regardless, but the chance to see all five of Mark's cars at one event may never happen again. The cars will be displayed together at the foot of Grand Ave in front of the bright yellow Goodguys show rig. Be sure and make plans to be  in Des Moines … [Read more...]