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Shop Tour: Team Z Motorsports Race Car and Parts Factory

Team Z Motorsports is known as one of the most prolific small-tire car chassis builders. They also build suspension parts and more. We go inside with Team Z's main man, Dave Zimmerman, on this exclusive shop tour. Read More

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Shop Tour: Aerospace Components’ Florida Headquarters

Join us as we take a guided tour of Aerospace Components' Florida manufacturing facility, where their industry-renowned brake systems, vacuum pumps, and other components are made. 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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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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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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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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Shop Tour: Nelson Racing Engines

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. Read More

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Shop Tour: How ProTorque Converters Started The Revolution

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. Read More

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Shop Tour: How ARP’s Fasteners Are Made, Start To Finish

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! Read More

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Living Large: A look at Michigan Powerhouse Livernois Motorsports

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. Read More

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