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 entry level home builds as well) 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, which in turn allows us to show you how fasteners and other hardware are made, start to finish.
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.
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 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.
by Chris Demorro on August 24, 2011
ATI Racing is the leader in harmonic damper technology, and their vibration-absorbing devices can be found everywhere, from NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series to the local drag strip. They took us on a tour of their Baltimore facilities to give us an inside look of what it takes to build these oft-overlooked parts.
by Lauren Hargrove on August 12, 2011
In the late ‘70s there was a growing demand for increased braking in stock car racing; an engineer named William Wood saw opportunity to create a high performance brake package for this expanding niche market. Today, Wilwood supplies brake hardware to every corner of the globe for anything that rolls.
Thanks to a unique program, Corvette buyers who select the Z06 or ZR1 models can opt to help build their own engines at GM’s Performance Build Center. Join us as we follow along with regular customer JD Haase as he gets to deliver his new baby LS7 engine into the world!
We head over to local piston manufacture Ross Racing Pistons to see just how they make a set of their forged bullets. We will run you through a full slate of photos showing you Ross’ facility and what it takes to be one of the leading piston manufactures in the racing industry.
by Andrew Wolf on January 3, 2011
We here at powerTV recently had the pleasure of touring the Billet Specialties production facility located in the Chicago area suburb of La Grange, Illinois where their extensive line of wheels and billet components are designed and manufactured, carried through from the drawing board to the shipping department.
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