SEMA 2015: Day Two Recap

https://youtu.be/47v-i-Pjck8 RAIN! Waking up this morning and groggily walking over to the blinds, we saw that everything was wet. After taking a few minutes to wake up, it was raining! Getting to the convention center the rain kept coming down, with many of the outdoor cars being covered up. Since SEMA is in Las Vegas, an extremely dry desert, rainy days are extremely rare. … [Read more...]

Converting From Two Leaf Springs To A Four Link Coil-Over

The trusty ol' leaf spring. It's been holding up vehicles from trucks, cars and even horse drawn wagons for over a hundred years. It's one design that's withstood the test of time and is still being used today. The leaf spring is just about as simple as it can get in its design - a piece of metal that springs back into shape after you apply force to it. They can be stacked … [Read more...]

Goodguys 29th West Coast Nationals

  Photos and Text by Tony Huntimer So it all started back in 2001… Not Goodguys. I’m talking about when I started writing my first book. The one titled, “How to Build & Modify GM Pro-Touring Street Machines.” While writing the book, I decided it wouldn’t be complete unless I included the Camaro that forever altered my thoughts of Camaros and cars as I knew them. … [Read more...]

Car Feature: Jon Free’s 1968 Camaro “The Greedy Bitch”

Special thanks to Classics Daily for the text and photo's! During the Hot Rod Power Tour 2015, I stumbled upon a first-gen Camaro outside of my hotel in St. Louis. A Camaro on the Power Tour is a common thing. However, Jonathan Free’s ’68 stood out from the crowd, which is hard to do with such a common car. I was drawn in by the interesting paint color, killer wheels and a … [Read more...]

Chance of a lifetime! The Part Deux!

Story by: Tony Huntimer First, with Big Red in Columbus and then with Adam Carolla! Somebody pinch me. I’ve been listening to Adam’s nasally drone since Loveline back in 1996! His drone is much like mine, but he’s funny. I personally enjoy Adam’s comedy. So much so, that I partake in his many different podcasts on a daily basis. Not only does he have an entertainment … [Read more...]

Goodguys Columbus: Chance of a lifetime!

Story and pictures by Tony Huntimer I was invited to attend the show with longtime friend RJ Gottlieb and his famous Camaro, none other than Big Red. I couldn't pass up the chance to tag along and help support his efforts to support his latest venture, the Big Red documentary series coming to NBCSN on July 27th at 9PM EST. I met a few fans from online forums that met me while … [Read more...]

Muscle Car Of The Week: 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Are modern Muscle Cars to be considered as Muscle Cars? We explore a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and compare it to the first 1969 ZL1 and note the differences and similarities. Of course, this ZL1 is special on it's own, as it is the earliest Captured Test Fleet car produced. From the Brothers Collection. … [Read more...]

24th Heartland Nationals Rewind…American Hot Rodding at its Finest!

Pictures courtesy of Gordon Rojewski Text courtesy of Good-Guys. Booming 4th of July weekend crowds, spectacular weather, fireworks, patriotism and over 4,500 cars (a new event record) highlighted the Goodguys 24th Heartland Nationals last weekend in Des Moines! Amazing as it sounds, the Heartland Nationals keeps growing! Each year here at the Iowa State Fairgrounds we see … [Read more...]