What's The Right Wiring Harness For Your Car? Wiring a car can be a daunting task even for a professional. Not all wiring is created equal including how they are laid out. Sort of like how some people prefer to buy a complete suspension kit and others prefer to piece things together. We all work differently and wiring is the same way. We see there are several different … [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...]
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: 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...]
Video: AutoEdit’s 1973 Mustang “Large Marge” Build With Chris Alston Chassisworks
"Large Marge" 1973 Mustang Build With lots of time at home recently we've been watching a lot of YouTube. One channel we stumbled upon was that of Jason Lewis of AutoEdits and his 1973 Mustang. At first glance, a '73 Mustang isn't a popular choice. If people are restoring a '73 Mustang, it's usually the popular Mach 1 versions, not a base Mustang. But the more we watched … [Read more...]
Project Way-Gone: Installing Wiring The Painless Way!
Wiring With Painless Performance Wiring up a car is never a fun task. Often tedious and never seen, it's not a fun job. If you have an issue it can be a real nightmare to track down as well. Most people can build an engine blind folded but struggle with wiring - us included. Wiring is something we can do but have to scratch our heads and think about what's going on. There's … [Read more...]
Project Way-Gone: LS Swap Radiator Install
LS Swap Radiator From Flex-A-Lite Overheating is never a fun time. As hot rodders build bigger and more powerful engines, overheating has always been a bit of an issue. Luckily, radiator design and technology has improved just like those engines. Now you can have well over 1,000 horsepower while sitting in the hot traffic and the air conditioning cranked. It's truly amazing to … [Read more...]
Crimping or Soldering – What’s The Best Wiring Connection?
The Best Wiring Connection For Your Car Recently we started to wire up our Project Way-Gone '66 Chevelle Wagon with a complete Painless Performance Pro-Series wiring harness. We wanted to start from scratch to have a trouble-free wiring system in the car. But we got to wondering, what if we do have to splice? What's the best way? For as long as we can remember, we've always … [Read more...]
RideTech Builds Second-Gen In 48 Hours!
The crew at RideTech has done it again. In a mere 48 hours, they take a vehicle from bone stock to a full blown track star. In the past they have built a First-Gen Camaro, Corvette, C-10 and this week a Second-Gen Camaro. https://youtu.be/hgAZhKClGnE Adding excitement to this build, they completed this build during Barrett Jackson Scottsdale. Not only is this one cool car … [Read more...]
Factory Tour: Painless Performance Products
This year while on the Hot Rod Power Tour, we added another stop on our way - Painless Performance Products. If you're unfamiliar with Painless Performance, they are in the business of wiring. Not only does Painless make some amazing wiring harnesses, they make a ton of other cool things to make wiring your vehicle a painless experience. From actual wiring, to relays, switches, … [Read more...]