Keeping up with the fast-changing developments in piston design can be challenging for the engine builder. Trey McFarland of Mahle Motorsports answers questions about topics like piston speed, coatings and materials.
by Mike Magda on June 11, 2013
by Lindsey Fisher on June 7, 2013
We first spotted Roy Schumacher’s “Snow White” Shark Body Corvette at the Super Chevy Show in Colorado last summer, and to say this car was an eye-catcher would be an understatement. Finished in glistening white paint with added personal touches, this virtually stock Corvette is well worth the mention.
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.
For 2013, perennial radial tire front runner Eric Kenward is setting his sights on NMCA Street Outlaw racing with a new ride, a turbocharged 1980 Malibu sedan. We’ve got the goods on the new combo, including images of the car and engine.
A true beauty and a car nut at that, Diana Grant loves cars that are classy and good for the environment. Not surprisingly, when you don’t find her working on her acting career, she’s out hiking the California hills with her dogs. Gorgeous, a gearhead and environmentally friendly – what more could we ask for?
Better than wearing a cone on your head like DEVO or doing the Billy Idol “Dancing with myself,” this Camaro Z28 does the cone dance in an abandoned driveway. When it comes to tires; smoke ‘em if you got ‘em and watch this video for some tips.
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 Lindsey Fisher on May 15, 2013
What’s in a name? Whether it’s family ties, celebrities we adore or inspirational messages like Hope and Faith, what we choose to name individuals who are important to us, like our children and pets, always have some underlying reason behind them. The names we give our vehicles are no different.
Since the beginning of time, mankind has often asked – What does the future hold? We have spent countless hours picturing and guessing at what the future might be like in movies, novels, and in our own imaginations. But it seems that few people ever ask the question – What will the future of hot rodding be?
by Rick Seitz on May 14, 2013
Kurt Urban has been the go-to guy for some of the most prominent LS builds known to mankind. We recently got him to slow down just long enough to give us some insight into where he’s been, and where he’s going next…
When it came time to really define the face of Chevy Hardcore, rebuilding an iconic nameplate for road racing was an obvious choice. Follow along as we prepare a pony car that was designed to conquer the Trans Am series, the Chevrolet Camaro. Our ’69 Camaro will be hitting the Pro-Touring and Autocross Circuits.
by Clifton Klaverweiden on May 3, 2013
Flowmaster’s Scavenger Series Elite Headers for classic and modern muscle cars are no joke. From ceramic coated stainless to scavenging velocity cones, to long tubes and 50-state legal shorties, these headers mean business. Follow along as we review the entire line-up and install a set on one of our shop cars.
by Bobby Kimbrough on May 3, 2013
Our longtime Editor, Bobby Kimbrough talks about his near fatal heart attack and how lucky he feels to have experienced the attack at a racetrack. We are certainly glad to have him back in the saddle, and you should be too! Read his insightful look at the near tragedy here.
by Clifton Klaverweiden on May 2, 2013
Kelly Fromm’s wide-body Camaro isn’t just the most heavily modified ZL1 in America, or even just a 700 horsepower rolling work of art. It’s far more than that – it’s a bold statement paying tribute to all the men and women of our armed forces. Click here to get an inside look at Project Freedom Fighter…
by Rick Seitz on April 24, 2013
This ’69 Camaro SS was given a breath of fresh air, literally, in the form a ProCharged blown LSX. Packing 412 cubic inches, Eric Gustafson’s Camaro reminds us what Pro Street is really all about. It’s a class winner at a recent NMCA event, and makes all LS enthusiasts proud.
by Lindsey Fisher on April 17, 2013
While many enthusiasts dote on the classic Chevys, hot rods and Fords, others choose to branch out on their own, exploring territory not as common as the rest. Such is the case with this unique car we spotted at the 2013 Temecula Rod Run. Check out the controversial Fordolet inside!
by Dennis Pittsenbarger on April 11, 2013
The chief engineer of the 2014 Chevy Z/28 gives us a deep dive into the new car, how it came to life, and what you can expect to feel when you drive it. In this Five Questions session, Al Oppenheiser gives us the R&D details you won’t get anywhere else!
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by Lindsey Fisher on April 10, 2013
This 1969 Camaro RS built by Japan-based Rising Sun Engineering & Speed, and owned by shop owner Hideyuki Yamamoto, is one fine piece of automotive machinery. Just one look will have you drooling thanks to the expertly laid Dupont Orange paint, but what’s underneath the car is even more jaw-dropping.
by Clifton Klaverweiden on March 29, 2013
In the early 1960′s, a team of GM engineers built five secret Corvettes to take on Shelby’s Cobras, and those cars are now among the most legendary Corvettes of all time. Step inside to check out our feature on Fred Garvin’s awesome Mongoose Motorsports Grand Sport replica, complete with modern LS1 power…