Car Feature: TMI Product’s 1972 Nova

TMI Product's 1972 Nova When the time came for TMI Products to unveil a new line of seats at SEMA, they wanted to go above and beyond. "We had our traditional outlets, but we really wanted to wow the crowd and show people what we can do and how they look," stated Marketing Director Larry Ashley. For TMI Products, they have done it all. After being in business for over … [Read more...]

TMI Products’ New Pro-Series Seats Vs. Sport Series Seats

There comes a time when you've reached the limit of a design, and have to start over to reach new levels. That might be reaching the limit on a stock frame, and having to start from scratch with a new one. Perhaps it's maxing out your weight in the gym where only a new regiment will bring a new personal record. Whatever the case is, at some point you have to change things up to … [Read more...]

Factory Tour: TMI Products

  Continuing on with our Factory Tours series, we next bring you TMI Products located in sunny Corona, CA. TMI Products is a family owned company founded in 1982 by the four Tuccinardi brothers. They started the business in the family garage making Volkswagen door panels. Since their humble beginnings they have expanded their manufacturing from door panels to … [Read more...]

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

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...]

Street Machine And Muscle Car Nationals 2016

This past weekend marked the third annual Street Machine and Muscle Car Nationals at the legendary Pomona Fairplex. The weather was amazing, and the fairgrounds are always a great place to host events. This show has just about everything - from autocross, to crusin', start/stop challenge, judging, dyno, along with all the food, vendors and live bands you could imagine. … [Read more...]

Car Feature: Mario De Leon’s 1965 Mustang Fastback

With the wild success of the 1964 Mustang, Ford made some improvements in order to continue that success with the 1965 model. These changes include going from a generator to an alternator, relocating the oil filter, high horsepower motors along with some other minor updates with the interior. The most important improvement was the availability of the Fastback. This new sleek … [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...]