Holley In-Tank Retrofit Fuel Pump

Installing Holley In-Tank Retrofit Fuel Pump Back in August, we took our 1962 Cadillac on the Hot Rod Power Tour and had a blast. With an LS, A/C, Disc Brakes and lots of other upgrades, this car is a blast to drive. This was the farthest we had ever driven it and naturally a few issues raised up. One of them being a fuel supply issue where the car would sputter, lose power, … [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...]

The Ultimate Air Conditioning Test

Cool In The Texas Heat With Restomod Air 20 years ago, adding air conditioning to a classic car wasn't a necessity. Nowadays, you won't catch many classics without it! Aftermarket AC has come a long ways by developing kits to bolt into our cars and even fully universal kits to add AC to just about any car you can imagine. We've done a few different air conditioning installs … [Read more...]

Project Chicken Coupe: Installing QA1 and Baer Brakes

When this '83 Cadillac Coupe De Ville aka "Project Chicken Coupe" rolled off the assembly line, it had luxury. What it didn't have was stopping power, or the ability to handle a corner at any speed. Today, we are going to change that and turn it into a Pro-Luxury machine. QA1 is handling the suspension while Baer Brakes is handling the stopping power. QA1 Doesn't Make … [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...]

Roll Down The Windows And Smell The Roses!

Living in Southern California has many perks. One of them is the weather, which is never really that bad when compared to the rest of the country. We can drive our cars year round and avoiding the rain is as simple as saying "I just won't drive my car that one day." Lately, one of my project cars hasn't been torn apart so I've been driving it daily. It's a 1962 Cadillac … [Read more...]

Grand National Roadster Show 2016

The Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona, California represents some of the absolute best Hot Rod's ever built. From the pioneers of Hot Rods to the latest renditions. One thing they all have in common though is extreme detail, top-notch quality, and more shine than you can shake a stick at. While our normal here at Lateral-G is to stand next to an autocross course and … [Read more...]

Feeding The Beast With Spectre Performance

An internal combustion engine requires three ingredients to make power: fuel, spark or ignition, and air. In essence, an internal combustion engine is one big air pump, sucking in air, compressing it, and exhausting it. With that in mind, the easiest way to make more power is to give the engine more air, followed by more fuel, and good ignition. There are many ways to … [Read more...]