How To Choose Collector Car Insurance

How does collector car insurance work? There are two types of people in this world - those who hear "collector car," feel no sense of excitement and go back to normal life, and those who hear "collector car" and are immediately transported to a world of '63 Sting Rays and '69 Boss 429 Mustangs. The question of how to insure their collector car is often at the forefront of a … [Read more...]

Holley LS Fest East 2021!

What does a Corvair, a Lamborghini, a Jeep, a Nissan Frontier, a Volvo wagon and a BMW all have in common? LS power! That can only mean one thing, Holley LS Fest was happening! During the three days of Holley LS Fest, you'll see thousands of LS powered vehicles. Some of them you'd expect, such as a classic Camaro or Nova, and then the odd ones where you'd never expect … [Read more...]

Car Feature: AWD, Blown LS Swapped 1987 Buick Regal “The Ultimate G”

1987 Buick Regal AWD Ray Lichtenberg is no stranger to high performance vehicles. In fact for the past twenty years he's had a shop building some of the most insane builds out there. The time came though for him to finally build his "pièce de résistance," a 1987 Buick Regal he calls "The Ultimate G." This car is a culmination of his experience and unrelenting passion to … [Read more...]

Power Tour 2021: Presented By American Powertrain and Baer Brakes

Hot Rod Power Tour 2021 Coverage Brought To You By American Powertrain and Baer Brakes What a whirlwind of a week! We started the 2021 Hot Rod Power Tour in Fort Worth, Texas, making the 1,200 mile trip just to get to the start of it! We've been on Power Tour before and just like back then we have to say a more fitting name might be the "Power Tour Challenge." In previous … [Read more...]

Project ’55 Bel Air: Engine, Trans, and Steering Install

'55 Bel Air Engine, Transmission and Steering Now Complete! A few months back we worked on Building The Ultimate LS BBC for our Project '55 Bel Air. The time had come to nestle the engine down into it's new home, which is a stock frame we built at the beginning of the year. We started the process by bolting up our 4L60e transmission - you're probably wondering why we didn't go … [Read more...]

Project Chicken Coupe: Installing QA1 and Baer Brakes

When this '83 Cadillac Coupe De Ville aka "Project Chicken Coupe" rolled off the assembly line, it had luxury. What it didn't have was stopping power, or the ability to handle a corner at any speed. Today, we are going to change that and turn it into a Pro-Luxury machine. QA1 is handling the suspension while Baer Brakes is handling the stopping power. QA1 Doesn't Make … [Read more...]

Project Chicken Coupe: Introduction to a 1983 Cadillac Coupe De Ville

The Chicken Coupe  By Matt Graves  Pro Touring is an awesome way to build a car, as we all know. When you take a highly desirable muscle car and update it with all the “go fast,” high tech parts, these cars go from lousy handling to high G-Machines. With the advent of the LS engine and all the new suspension technology, Pro Touring cars are mixing it up with the best in … [Read more...]

Ringbrothers 1969 Mach 1 “UNKL”

Ringbrothers "UNKL" 1969 Mustang Mach 1 The Ringbrothers are bringing their '69 Mach 1 Mustang dubbed "UNKL" out to debut at the Goodguys Columbus, OH show next week! This car was originally unveiled at the 2019 SEMA show, but hasn't been seen since then. Under the hood sits a 700-horsepower 520 cubic-inch V-8 built by Jon Kaase Racing Engines, sending power to the rear … [Read more...]

Good Guy’s 1st Meguiar’s All-Star Get Together

At Texas Motor Speedway, two of the biggest events are the Spring and Fall Good Guys shows. These events bring thousands of Hot Rods and classic cars to Ft Worth - but new for 2021 is the third show there! The 1st Meguiar's All-Star Get Together. All-American Get Together This show is a little different than the Spring and Fall show. Historically the Get Together's have … [Read more...]

Installing American Powertrains New TKX Kit!

A wildly popular upgrade in any classic car is to either ditch the manual 4-speed or the automatic transmission and upgrade to a modern overdrive transmission. They shift smoother, drop the RPM's, improve MPG and drastically increases the smiles! After selling thousands of transmissions and becoming the largest TREMEC dealer out there, American Powertrain knows everything there … [Read more...]