Cole Reynold’s Mid-Engine, Single Seater, 1974 Chevy LUV

Cole Reynolds' 1974 Chevy LUV Have you ever really just fell down the blackhole of fixing up a car that seems to have no end? That happened for Cole Reynolds in his Chevy LUV truck. Cole originally purchased this truck when he was only 13 years old. He had plans for a truck that he could daily drive and hit the autocross with. But as he started his journey, he fell down … [Read more...]

Installing A Clutch Master Cylinder The Easy Way!

For those of us with classic's that have swapped over to a manual transmission or more exactly installed a hydraulic clutch master cylinder, you know what a pain it can be. Sure there are these kits that help; they mount the master cylinder but most of the time you still have to make sure the angle of everything is correct, that the pedal isn't over or under stroke the master, … [Read more...]

TMI Products Releases Two New Seats!

TMI Products releases not just one, but two new seats! For those who love their bench seats, they have a new 55" wide seat that has storage and a fold down arm rest. These are perfect for classic trucks and other applications where a bench seat is preferred to allow maximum seating capacity. In addition to that they are now offering a new Chicane race seat as well for those … [Read more...]

Keeping Your Car Cool: Expansion Vs. Overflow Tank

With summer coming, making sure your cooling system is up to date is crucial. Nobody likes to have their car overheat and be stuck on the side of the road. If you're trying to do some driving events such as the Hot Rod Power Tour, then having a proper cooling system is absolutely essential. Usually the Power Tour is hours of driving through heat, sitting in some traffic, and … [Read more...]

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...]

Project No-Name: 79% Increase In Power With TorqStorm!

Getting Blown with TorqStorm Editors Note: When I wrote this I totally messed up - actual percentage change is 79% increase in power, not 43% as I originally had.  In our previous stories, we showed you how we grabbed an junkyard LY6 6.0L and built it up to handle boost. That boost is coming from a TorqStorm supercharger! Now we could have used the factory brackets and … [Read more...]

Choosing The Right Wiring Harness Type

What's The Right Wiring Harness For Your Car? Wiring a car can be a daunting task even for a professional. Not all wiring is created equal including how they are laid out. Sort of like how some people prefer to buy a complete suspension kit and others prefer to piece things together. We all work differently and wiring is the same way. We see there are several different … [Read more...]

Installing Dakota Digital Universal HDX Gauges

Installing Dakota Digital Universal HDX Gauges One of our side projects has nothing to do with auto crossing or Pro Touring, but we are having a blast with it. It's our 1923 Ford T-Bucket that we are installing a modern LS into. One thing we ran across was the need for gauges. Now if you've been following Lateral-G over the years we've installed just about every version of … [Read more...]

Video: The Ultimate 6-Speed Transmission!

As the sport of autocross has progressed, so has the technology in it. We all know about upgraded suspension, brakes, engines, wheels, and tires. One thing that really hasn't made leaps and bounds of improvements is the transmissions. Clutch technology has improved as you can see dual and triple disc clutches that have street manners but can handle 1,000+ HP. However the … [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...]