SEMA Special: Ring Brother’s 1965 Mustang Fastback “Splitr”

At SEMA, there are literally thousands of top notch cars from around the world on display. Trying to take them all in, and every detail of them in is just about impossible. The Ring Brothers are known for making some wicked cars, and making lots of neat parts for them. Last year was their 1966 Chevelle that had tons of carbon fiber. This year, they didn't disappoint either. … [Read more...]

SEMA 2015: Day Three Recap

https://youtu.be/0ZrqS-VdS9Y SEMA 2015 is officially three-quarters of the way over. Attendee's and people working are all starting to feel the pains from walking around all day and not getting much sleep. On the plus side, the weather was great and we were able to make it outside to check out some of the action. Ford had their play area out front, where test drives … [Read more...]

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...]

SEMA 2015: Day One Recap

https://youtu.be/V8ZeSFQDyE8 Do you remember Christmas morning when you were only 7 or 8 years old? Old enough to know that there was presents waiting for you under the tree, but young enough to not know Santa wasn’t real? For months you planned the perfect list and were on your best behavior to ensure that Santa would show up for you. You’d drop subtle and not so subtle … [Read more...]

TMCP #229 SEMA 2014 SHOW #1 – RON FRANCIS RELAY BOXES, 50 ST LEGAL Cats, Vintage Air

  SEMA 2014 has come and gone, and it ended up being the biggest SEMA ever! As such we were able to grab a ton of one-on-one interview with old and new friends alike, so this will be the first show (of several) for you with terrific SEMA related content. The long and short of it is that you can see, meet, and discuss more aftermarket/racing/restoration related stuff in … [Read more...]

February ’15 Feature of the Month: Dave Smiths ’67 Chevelle “Couples Therapy”

  You know how you're at a car show, and you're walking down the aisles and a car just grabs you? That pretty much describes my first view of Dave's beautiful '67 Chevelle. I had just arrived at Sema last year, and my buddies and I are making our way straight to Hot Rod Alley like we always do. As we wound our way through the cars in front of the buildings a bright … [Read more...]

TMCP #229 SEMA 2014 SHOW #1 – RON FRANCIS RELAY BOXES, 50 ST LEGAL Cats, Vintage Air

  SEMA 2014 has come and gone, and it ended up being the biggest SEMA ever! As such we were able to grab a ton of one-on-one interview with old and new friends alike, so this will be the first show (of several) for you with terrific SEMA related content. The long and short of it is that you can see, meet, and discuss more aftermarket/racing/restoration related stuff in … [Read more...]

Sema 2014: Big Crowds, Great Cars, and Good Friends

While walking the aisles of Hot Rod Alley this year it seemed I couldn't get more than a few feet without running into someone I knew. I guess after 12 years of attending Sema plus my involvement with Lateral-G and car boards in general, I've met a lot of great people. This years show did not disappoint. Looked to be a good crowd and no shortage of great cars and products on … [Read more...]

USCA Optima Recap Day Two: Road Course

I got to the track around 8:30, and they were getting ready to make the final runs for a handful of cars who did not complete the autocross on Saturday. But all eyes were on the road course today, for me this is my favorite event. After the tractor made its final pass with the large broom to remove the last of the debris on the track, they started letting cars out by group to … [Read more...]