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...]

POL’s Inland Empire Cruise

POL's Cruising Through Covid If you're like any car guy, it's been over a year since there's been any regular car shows. A few different groups of folks out in Southern California started hosting car cruises which are a safe way for gearheads to get out and enjoy their cars. After all, isn't that what Pro Touring is all about - driving your car? We noticed our friends at Baer … [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...]