Suspension Tech: The GM A-Body

A-Body Suspension Problems Solved In the Pro Touring scene, the F-body platform seems to be the most popular platform due to its broad selection of aftermarket parts. But what if you want to go down a different route? The GM A-body is your next choice, with such a wide variety of models utilizing that platform. Anything from the ‘64-’72 Malibu, El Camino, Skylark, Lemans, … [Read more...]

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...]

Making The Link: Sub-Frame Connectors and X-Brace

The uni-body cars of yesterday had some downfalls. While they are lightweight and provide a smooth ride, they flex - a lot. We've heard stories where cars were drag raced and every time they made a pass down the strip, the doors shut differently. With a big enough motor and big enough tire, you could damn near twist these cars into a pretzel. For the Chevrolet platform, this … [Read more...]

Newsletter Exclusive: Free Shipping From UMI Performance

As part of our newsletter, we are going to offer you newsletter-only exclusive deals. There's no catch to them, nothing to sign up, just use the code and enjoy! This month UMI Performance is offering FREE SHIPPING on everything they have to offer by simply using the discount code "LATG" on their site or when you phone in your order. It's that easy! For their complete line … [Read more...]

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...]