Making a set of headers is a little bit more involved than bending tubes and welding them together. We toured Pertronix Performance to see what it takes to turn a tube into a set of quality headers.
by Michael Harding on November 25, 2013
Heidts Automotive Group has been helping musclecars and street rods handle the bumps in the road, and helping them handle the autocross tracks with IFS and IRS systems. We visited their facility to see what they do, and how they do it. Take a look inside.
by Michael Harding on July 8, 2013
We toured a California shop to see what it takes to make a sway bar. If you thought it was simply bending a piece of steel, then you only have a small portion of what it takes for that piece of steel to be a Hellwig Products sway bar. That piece of steel starts, and ends, with the people who work at Hellwig.
Although the winter season means no racing and rarely driving your performance car here in Colorado, Dragon Pro Street Engineering, a local performance shop, is changing the idea of a miserable winter into an exciting time to modify cars for the good weather to come. But this isn’t just your ordinary shop…
by David Chick on June 5, 2013
Ever wondered what steps your Chevy goes through before you place yourself behind the wheel? Click here to see the great level of quality control that GM applies to all of its cars.
Tom Nelson’s expertise with twin-turbo engines and other boosted applications is quite celebrated. Follow along as EngineLabs takes a tour of Nelson Racing Engines and learns a few of his secrets.
by Jason Reiss on March 11, 2013
We recently got a firsthand look at the ProTorque Converters facility and had the chance to chat with ProTorque’s main man, Joe Rivera, Jr. about his company’s philosophy towards racing. Check out the details inside.
by Rob Kinnan on December 3, 2012
Point at any high-end race car and most car and truck builds, and you’ll be able to find ARP fasteners on it. The team at ARP in California recently invited is in for a tour of their facility, check it out here!
by Mary Lendzion on October 18, 2012
We head to Dearborn Heights Michigan, to get inside access to Livernois Motorsports’ massive 36,000 square foot facility. We sat down with Engine Department Supervisor Mike Schropp for the low down on this mechanical Mecca.
by Chris Demorro on August 8, 2012
The worlds of custom car and custom motorcycle building are not that far apart, and there has been plenty of crossover between the two in recent times. Sure, there are certain nuances between working on a big heavy muscle car and a smaller, leaner custom chopper, but the ideas and inspiration is still the same.
If you’ve been to the drag strip, chances are pretty good you’ve seen Dart parts in action. We take a first hand look at how this company keeps innovating and producing top quality products for racers and street enthusiasts, while building their products here in the USA.
by Andrew Wolf on July 5, 2012
From billet aluminum fuel pumps and radiators to NASCAR engines in a dragster, join us as we take an all-access tour of the Aeromotive offices and manufacturing facility in Lenexa, Kansas.
For a price, Corvette buyers have the option to actually build the supercharged LS9 engine that goes into their Corvette ZR1. Beau Blackwell got a chance to do that, and had this stop-motion video of the process filmed while he built the motor…
The innovative team at Accessible Technologies Inc., the name behind the ProCharger supercharger brand, opened their doors to the powerTV team, allowing us a virtually all-access look inside the design, manufacturing, and assembly process that goes into their self-contained supercharger systems.
by Andrew Wolf on March 16, 2012
Weld Racing recently invited us inside their production facility in Kansas City, Missouri – just a stones throw from where the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals play ball – to see how one of the most recognizable and respected brands in the racing industry constructs the wheels used by racers all across the globe.
by Kevin Shaw on March 15, 2012
We sit down with Classic Industries founder and CEO Jeff Leonard and talk resto-mods, big dollar auctions, the future of restorations and what other groups of classic cars the auto restoration parts supplier is venturing into next.
by Kevin Shaw on March 5, 2012
We visit American Racing to see how the legendary hot rod wheel manufacturer went about creating possibly the single-most iconic drag racing and muscle car wheel in the industry and how they’re continuing to make new legendary designs.
by Andrew Wolf on February 27, 2012
The team at Jet-Hot recently opened the doors to their corporate offices and primary coating facility in Burlington, N.C. to powerTV, allowing us to take an all-access tour of the coating facility and its intricate processes, allowing us to share with you what goes on behind closed doors.
by Andrew Wolf on February 3, 2012
Recently, the good folks at AFCO Racing Products and Dynatech invited us to tour their manufacturing facilities to get a behind-the-scenes look at – and share with our readers – something that most will never get to see.
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by Bobby Kimbrough on January 10, 2012
What is the magic behind Total Cost Involved Engineering? We took a trip to their factory to find out. From top to bottom, the company has a unique business plan and philosophy that pays off for project car builders. Read more about it here.