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...]

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...]

Car Feature: Andrew Erichsen’s 1971 Barn Find Z/28 Camaro

1971 Z/28 Camaro Barn Find Barn find, what does that even mean? For most that's the hope of one day opening up an old dilapidated barn to find a rare classic car, often covered in an inch of dust. That very scenario happened for Andrew Erichsen from Painless Performance. "My uncle was a collector of cars and had a good eye for them. He lived in Southern California … [Read more...]

New HYDRAMAX Under-Dash Hydraulic Clutch System for Chevrolet/GM C10 Trucks

Cookeville, TN (November 12, 2021) - American Powertrain now introduces to its growing line of HYDRAMAX true bolt-in, under-dash Hydraulic Clutch Systems, a kit designed for 1967-1972 Chevy C10 trucks. The new system features an integrated under-dash hydraulic master cylinder and a bolt-in clutch pedal. The included clutch pedal allows for an easy conversion to hydraulic, or an … [Read more...]

Project Chicken Coupe: LS Swapped 1983 Cadillac Coupe DeVille Hits Hot Rod Power Tour

Pro Luxury LS Swapped 1983 Cadillac Coupe DeVille If you've been following along, we've been documenting the progress a bit on Matt Graves' 1983 Cadillac Coupe DeVille. This car is a culmination of luxury and power into what he dubs as "Pro-Luxury." After months of hard work this Caddy hit the road and completed the Hot Rod Power Tour, then went to LS Fest all without a … [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 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...]

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 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...]