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...]

Project Collateral Damage: Rolling Along

Collateral Damage Updates At the end of last year we posted an update with our 1970 Chevelle build dubbed "Collateral Damage." We had the Roadster Shop chassis, Baer brakes, Forgeline wheels, Texas Speed 427 LS, American Powertrain T-56 Magnum and a host of other parts and pieces. Right now we've been working on test fitting everything together and getting the body ready to … [Read more...]

Project Way-Gone: Staying Cool With Vintage Air

Installing Vintage Air Into A 1966 Chevelle Wagon About 20 years ago I was working at a Chevelle restoration parts warehouse, the now defunct "True-Connections." Up until that point, I had always said "I don't need A/C, just roll down the windows and go faster!" Then one ultra hot summer day I watched as a customer pulled into the parking lot in his butternut yellow '67 … [Read more...]

Project No Name: American Powertain T-56 Magnum and Centerforce DYAD Clutch Install

Project No Name Chevelle V3.0: American Powertrain T-56 Magnum and Centerforce DYAD Install In our Project No Name '66 Chevelle, we just finished building LY6 6.0L engine. If you remember, this engine is going to receive some help in the form of a TorqStorm super charger. The car already had a T-56 in it from a LS1 1999 Camaro. This trans had been beat behind the old BBC that … [Read more...]

Building The Ultimate LS BBC!

It's a Big-Block! No Wait...It's an LS? If you remember, a few years back we dabbed a bit into building an LS to look like an old SBC/BBC in our Project Way-Gone '66 Chevelle Wagon. We had so much fun that we decided to go that route again in our '55 Bel Air build, but go a little bit further to see if we could fool more people. There's no doubt the LS engine is the new SBC … [Read more...]

GOODGUYS ROD & CUSTOM ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES REVAMPED CLASSIC PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS AUTOCROSS SERIES FOR 2021

GOODGUYS ROD & CUSTOM ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES REVAMPED CLASSIC PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS AUTOCROSS SERIES FOR 2021 PLEASANTON, Calif. (April 29, 2021) – Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, organizer of the Goodguys Classic Performance Products (CPP) AutoCross Series, has expanded its autocross events to be more inclusive for beginners, opening the field to more … [Read more...]

Holley LS Fest West 2021!

Holley LS Fest West 2021 If you have not been to a Holley LS Fest event, you are missing out…especially the West event in Las Vegas. The East event gets a lot of attention, but there's some things that the West event offers the East event can't. From full on Pre Runner Off-road trucks to Pro 2 spec drift cars to your average Pro Touring Camaro and even LS powered Mustangs, … [Read more...]

NEW: RidePro E5 Air Suspension Control System

RidePro E5 Air Suspension Control System Adjust vehicle height at the push of a button while maintaining balanced air springs. The RidePRO E5 control system tunes air ride suspension for proper handling and world-class ride quality by way of sophisticated pressure and height algorithms. Each time you turn the ignition key, RidePRO E5 self adjusts to ride height and … [Read more...]

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...]