How It’s Made: CPP Tubular Control Arms

Video: Classic Performance Products Control Arms Last year we installed a complete set of CPP Tubular Control Arms on our Project 1955 Bel Air build. Naturally when we took them out of the box, we were checking them out and admiring how nice the welds were and just how well built they seemed. That got us thinking a bit on how exactly does a tubular control arm get built? … [Read more...]

Video Factory Tour: QA1

QA1 Factory Tour One thing we really love to see is how products are made. From the design and engineering of it all the way to machining and then the finished product. We definitely take things for granted and just bolt them on the car, not thinking about how much time somebody spent developing it and refining it, along with how they are actually made. One place we've … [Read more...]

Factory Tour: Eddie Motorsports

Eddie Motorsports - Made in Rancho Cucamonga, CA Known for their billet aluminum hood hinges, accessory drives, and other parts - Eddie Motorsports makes quite a few different products. Located in Rancho Cucamonga, CA we stopped by to really see if they make everything in-house. We caught up with Larry Ashley, Operations Manager. He told us that "Eddie Motorsports has a … [Read more...]

UMI Performance Autocross and Cruise In 2018!

Last year UMI Performance purchased a defunct racetrack. This year that track was officially opened after thousands of hours of work were completed - now called UMI Motorsports Park. Located in Clearfield, PA the track features a ⅝-mile oval, with a road course paved inside. This past weekend was the UMI Performance Autocross and Cruise In.  The doors officially opened … [Read more...]

Car Feature: Twin-Turbo 1964 Dodge Polara

Walking the SEMA 2017 halls, we were stopped in our tracks by this Polara. First off, a Polara? This car was so sneaky most people walked right by it. Upon further inspection it packs a massive motor and sits on a Roadster Shop chassis. Right up our alley for sure. We reached out and found some more information and pictures for you to check out. Official … [Read more...]

Factory Tour: Lokar Performance

Lokar Performance Tour "Quality...Plain and Simple," is the catch phrase coined by Lokar Performance. Every package from them has these words on it, and they live by them. Every time we have utilized a Lokar part on a build, the fitment has always been a bolt-in application never requiring massaging or tweaking. In short - we love Lokar Performance products and wanted to take … [Read more...]

Factory Tour: Restomod Air

Restomod Air was a must-see stop when we were on the Hot Rod Power Tour earlier this year. We first met Restomod Air a few years back at SEMA and were extremely impressed with their new approach to bringing style to the aftermarket air conditioning world. You've heard of Classic Auto Air, their parent company which offers basic off-the-shelf air conditioning kits. One day … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Factory Tour: Holley Performance

It is always interesting to ponder how the decisions that we make today will impact our future environment. Some individuals are frightened of making big decisions, and unfortunately never get the opportunity to shine their brightest, while other's simple decisions to follow their dreams and passions open up doors they never quite imagined were possible. Similarly, it is highly … [Read more...]