Spectre Performance Open House Product Launch

A few weeks ago on a hot Saturday morning, Spectre Performance had an open house in Riverside, CA. While this brand you know from offering off-the-shelf air filtration systems for just about any car including LS swaps, they have now started to make some cool accessories for 5th Gen Camaro's as well. Starting early in the morning, a group of roughly thirty 5th Gen … [Read more...]

Mike Cavanah’s 1969 Camaro Raises The Bar

The 1969 Camaro is arguably one of the best Pro Touring cars there is. In the Pro Touring world a first generation Camaro, especially a 1969 Camaro is definitely the most popular car out there. Plentiful, decently priced, and lends itself extremely well to upgrades makes it a package that is hard to beat. They have been restored and done so many times, it's become a challenge … [Read more...]

In The Raw: Ironworks Speed And Kustoms’ Fairway ’67 Camaro

Mile deep paint, endless chrome and rich leather are nice, but they can be over rated. Seeing a car halfway through a restoration is a treat, like watching a blacksmith forge a red-hot piece of metal into a beautiful piece of art. When the metal is still in it's raw, unrefined state it's a true piece of beauty. The same applies when building a car - all the metal work is … [Read more...]

Forgeline Builds 1970 Pro Touring Camaro

  DAYTON, Ohio - Forgeline Motorsports knows a thing or four about all-out performance. It's with this same single-minded focus that the team at Forgeline has decided to build their own pro-touring style 1970 Camaro. "We've been dreaming about building our own world class, pro-touring machine for several years," says Dave Schardt, President of Forgeline Motorsports. … [Read more...]

Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge – Thunderhill

Text and Photos by Kaleb Kelley This weekend, Optima kicked off their Search for the Ultimate Street Car at Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, CA. With a full field, the competition was nonstop. Jake Rozelle and Mike Maier battled it out in the GTV class. A big variety showed up with a lot of fast cars and fast drivers. As the series grows every year, the cars and drivers get … [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...]

Making The Link: Sub-Frame Connectors and X-Brace

The uni-body cars of yesterday had some downfalls. While they are lightweight and provide a smooth ride, they flex - a lot. We've heard stories where cars were drag raced and every time they made a pass down the strip, the doors shut differently. With a big enough motor and big enough tire, you could damn near twist these cars into a pretzel. For the Chevrolet platform, this … [Read more...]

GET A GRIP With RideTech’s New Street Grip System

All Photo's And Text Courtesy Of BangShift.com In the world of hot rodding, it is pretty easy to lose the plot one way or another. For instance, if you have your cool classic muscle car and you have been dutifully driving it for years, you may not notice the suspension turning to mush below your feet as the bushings start to break down or the springs sag, etc. On the other end … [Read more...]

The Perfect IROC?

https://youtu.be/NHVgysHVOAU The Third-Gen Camaro's are a bit of a cousin in the Camaro line. The hey-day of muscle cars ended with the second gen, the fourth-gen got the powerful LS engine but the third-gen just never seemed to got the appreciation that the other generations did. Personally, I love the third-gen Camaros. Yes they are boxy, but there is just something tough … [Read more...]

Car Feature: CR Supercars’ CR1 1969 Camaro

Do you need something exciting in your life to get your pulse racing, your heart pounding – something that will get you excited and keep you excited? Say hello to the newest addition to the CR Supercars family and the answer to all your personal woes – the 1969 CR1 Camaro. The pro-touring Chevy was unsheathed at the 2015 SEMA Show in the Centerforce Clutches booth in Las Vegas … [Read more...]