Factory Tour: Painless Performance Products

This year while on the Hot Rod Power Tour, we added another stop on our way - Painless Performance Products. If you're unfamiliar with Painless Performance, they are in the business of wiring. Not only does Painless make some amazing wiring harnesses, they make a ton of other cool things to make wiring your vehicle a painless experience. From actual wiring, to relays, switches, … [Read more...]

Eric Pierce’s 1971 Chevelle “Big Booty Judy”

While on the Hot Rod Power Tour this year, we saw thousands upon thousands of beautiful cars and trucks on the road. One ride that caught our attention was this bright orange 1971 Chevelle. After tracking down the owner Eric Pierce and giving the car a closer look, we were in love. There's much more than the bright orange paint job on this '71 Chevelle. Eric got bit by the … [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...]

Hot Rod Power Tour 2016: 4,261 Miles In Eight Days

For the last few days I have been thinking about the Power Tour, trying to wrap my head around the whirlwind of cars, horsepower and crazy amount of miles. I didn't set any records for the most miles driven by any means, but for this car it was quite the accomplishment. If you had been following my Making The Drive articles, you would have seen the amount of work needed to … [Read more...]