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Shop Tour: We Visit 401k Club For Their Monthly Open Garage/Car Show

It's car show and cruise night season, and last weekend we visited The 401k Club Hot Rod Shop in Anaheim for their monthly Open Garage/Car Show and saw some pretty cool projects in progress. Read More

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Hows It’s Made: Spark Plugs

Watch as the Science Channel's "How It's Made," shows how spark plugs are manufactured. The process is quite shocking! Read More

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Revving Up Auto Meter Gauges: An Inside Look At How They Are Made

Exactly how does the little red needle move towards the redline? There is more to a gauge than you might think. We explore the different styles and options available inside! Read More

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Getting An LS Engine Wired With Howell EFI

Are you thinking about swapping an LS motor into your classic? Or doing any sort of GM motor swaps? Check out everything that you'll need to know and how Howell EFI has got you covered! Read More

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Shop Tour: See How Probe Industries Manufactures Its Premium Pistons

Follow along and see how Probe Industries manufactures pistons in its Torrance, California, facility. The company offers two series of pistons, and both are fully machined to meet most engine builders' needs. Read More

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Video: Hurst Manual Shifters For Improved Feel and Performance

There's a lot more to making a shifter than you think, and Hurst explains why cutting the top of your shifter isn't the best way to go about making a short-throw shifter. We toured Hurst recently, see more inside. Read More

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Shop Tour: From Shocks to Carbon Fiber Driveshafts At QA1

Check out this guided tour of QA1's massive facility in Lakeville, Minnesota, where company President Melissa Scoles walks us through their research and development processes and discusses product development. Read More

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A Look Inside Corvette Central’s Restoration Parts

From a single hard-to-find part to a vast selection of components for every generation of America's Sports Car, Corvette Central has grown to meet the needs of enthusiasts and restorers worldwide. Read More

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Video: B&M Ratcheting Automatic Shifters For Positive Shifts

If you've manually shifted a factory automatic transmission, you probably spent some time looking down at the shift lever. B&M builds a ratcheting shifter that lets you keep your eyes on the road. Read More

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Video Tour: We Take A Look Behind The Welds At Flowmaster Mufflers

Flowmaster recently opened their doors to the nearly 160,000 square foot facility where they manufacture their mufflers and cat-back systems. It takes a lot of pride to produce 46,000 mufflers every month! Read More

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Corvette America: Supporting America’s Sports Car Since 1977

Take a look inside one of the world's leading manufacturers of Corvette restoration products. Read More

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Shop Tour: Bending Tubes And Making Power With Pertronix

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. Read More

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Video Shop Tour: Visiting Heidts Automotive Group

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. Read More

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Shop Tour: Bending Hot Steel With Hellwig Products

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. Read More

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Inside Colorado’s Dragon Pro Street Engineering

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... Read More

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Running the Gauntlet: GM’s Stringent Tests for Quality in Its Cars

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. Read More

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