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...]

The Flair Witch Project: Suzy Bauter’s 1963 Rambler Wagon

1963 Rambler Wagon: The Flair Witch If you've been in the Pro Touring/Autocross scene for any amount of time, it's likely you've met Suzy Bauter. She originally got into the scene in Southern California, but relocated to Tennessee. That means you'll see her and her partner Rodney Prouty at events in the northeast to deep down south and all over. Everywhere she goes she has a … [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...]

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...]

Car Feature: AWD, Blown LS Swapped 1987 Buick Regal “The Ultimate G”

1987 Buick Regal AWD Ray Lichtenberg is no stranger to high performance vehicles. In fact for the past twenty years he's had a shop building some of the most insane builds out there. The time came though for him to finally build his "pièce de résistance," a 1987 Buick Regal he calls "The Ultimate G." This car is a culmination of his experience and unrelenting passion to … [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...]

Ringbrothers 1969 Mach 1 “UNKL”

Ringbrothers "UNKL" 1969 Mustang Mach 1 The Ringbrothers are bringing their '69 Mach 1 Mustang dubbed "UNKL" out to debut at the Goodguys Columbus, OH show next week! This car was originally unveiled at the 2019 SEMA show, but hasn't been seen since then. Under the hood sits a 700-horsepower 520 cubic-inch V-8 built by Jon Kaase Racing Engines, sending power to the rear … [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...]

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...]