LS Engines: Tools of The Trade

Tools For Working On LS Engines Lately we have been working on a few different LS engines and realized there are some tools out there that can help you build these engines into the reliable, leak free engines we all love. Now these tools aren't absolutely necessary - you could get by without them but it's like that old saying, you need to have the right tool for the right … [Read more...]

How Will Adding Air Conditioning Affect My Cooling System?

How Will Adding A/C Affect My Cooling System? Recently we have been working on Project Collateral Damage installing air conditioning and wanted to make sure that everything we have planned will work together trouble free. We were searching around and found this great article from Michael Harding of Champion Cooling who explained everything. With summer right around the corner … [Read more...]

Good Guys Spring Lone Star Nationals – CAR SHOWS ARE BACK!

Good Guys Spring Lone Star Nationals by LMC Truck Exactly one year ago, the Good Guys Spring Lone Star Nationals show was cancelled. The uncertainty and severity of Covid caused the Governor to shut everything down. After a long year, Good Guys is back! The LMC Truck Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway was a huge hit! We admit sometimes we get a little burnt out by the … [Read more...]

POL’s Inland Empire Cruise

POL's Cruising Through Covid If you're like any car guy, it's been over a year since there's been any regular car shows. A few different groups of folks out in Southern California started hosting car cruises which are a safe way for gearheads to get out and enjoy their cars. After all, isn't that what Pro Touring is all about - driving your car? We noticed our friends at Baer … [Read more...]

Project ’55 Bel Air: Starting From The Frame Up

Project '55 Bel Air Takes On New Life Over the last few years, you may have noticed a few articles with some installations being completed on a '55 Bel Air four door. This car has been daily driven and just enjoyed, with no intentions of racing or anything like that. We've had our fun and decided it was time to tear it apart, repaint it and give it the full restoration it … [Read more...]

The History of Baer Racing(Brakes)

We always find it interesting to hear the backstory of how some of our favorite automotive companies got their start. Some companies almost fell into their current product line up and some have evolved time and time again. Recently we were on the Baer brakes website and came across the history of Baer brakes and thought we'd share it with you. Sit back and enjoy the read! The … [Read more...]

Don Estel’s 69 Nova SS

Story by Don Estel I bought this Nova SS in 2019 from a shop in Oregon. The car came with a 509 hp 502 GenVI motor and a Tremec TKO 600 5 speed trans and 12 bolt with 3:73 gears. The prior owner performed a 2 year restoration ending in 2004 and only put 800 miles on the car at the time I purchased it. I drove the car for a couple of months when I decided I wanted to make … [Read more...]

Project Collateral Damage: Measure Twice, Cut Once

Building The Ultimate 1970 Pro Touring Chevelle - "Collateral Damage" A few months ago our very own Lateral-G owner Jody picked up a 1970 Chevelle. He had a vision for the car - handles like it's on rails, tons of power, stop on a dime, and to be able to put ten's of thousands of miles a year on it. The goal wasn't go out and build the baddest auto cross machine ever, it … [Read more...]

Bump Steer Explained and Fixed With Baer Brakes

Bump Steer: What Is It And How Do You Fix It? If you've ever driven an older car you've most likely experienced some level of bump steer. Simply put, bump steer is when the toe changes during the suspension's range of motion. This means that while cruising down the highway or hitting a back road the toe is constantly changing as you're driving which can cause unpredictable … [Read more...]

Project No-Name: Blown LS Engine Build V3.0

Building A Blown LS On our Project 1966 Chevelle, we've dubbed it Version 3.0 since this is really the third major round of upgrades for the car. The very first time we upgraded the engine was over 10 years ago when we rebuilt the 454 BBC that came in the car. The second time around was four years ago when we ditched the BBC and went with a built LS3. In all honesty, the … [Read more...]