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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]