Project BlownZ gets a power upgrade in the form of a brand-spankin’-new ProCharger F-1X supercharger. We spoke with ProCharger’s Sergio Schifman, who was happy to detail some of the performance advantages of this new piece. Testing and race results inside!
by Jason Reiss on June 13, 2013
by Lindsey Fisher on June 12, 2013
For the last several months, we’ve been teasing about our ultimate Chevy project car receiving its very special LSX engine from our friends at BluePrint Engines. Luckily, the 1964 Chevelle, appropriately named Project BluePrint, is now finally ready for the process we’ve all been waiting for – check it out!
by Jason Reiss on June 12, 2013
The dynamometer is the handiest tool in your toolbox – it can assist you in diagnosing many issues along with providing the real-world horsepower and torque figures your car puts to the ground. We go behind the scenes with Dynojet to find out the real deal, and show you our new in-ground 224xLC…
by Sean Haggai on June 7, 2013
We teamed up with the LS pros over at LME to build some real-world dyno-proven LS power. We’ve already taken care of the short-block portion. Here, we’ll put together the top-end, show what we used and what it made on the LME dyno. Check it out, right here!
by Joshua VanWynsberghe on May 29, 2013
The Powerglide transmission has been used in everything from mild street-strip cars to wild Pro Modified cars running the quarter mile in under six seconds. If you’re anything like us, you may have wanted to know how an automatic transmission is able to survive such environs, and today, we’re going to tell you.
by Andrew Wolf on May 24, 2013
Today, we’re going to take a closer look at the design and advantages of Derale’s Hyper-Cool Remote transmission cooler unit and show you why it’s remote mounting and stacked plate design are perfect for our racing application. We’ll also give you a brief walk-through of the installation process.
by Clifton Klaverweiden on May 23, 2013
There’s nothing better than parts that look great and perform even better. Read along as we install and do before and after dyno tests with Airaid’s real carbon fiber MXP cold air intake system on a modified 1LE Camaro. Get all the details inside…
We take a look at the advantages of running a wet sump oil system and the advancements in wet sump technology with the experts at Peterson Fluid Systems and Moroso Performance Products.
While cylinder head porting receives most of the attention, valve design is also important. After all, there’s no greater restriction in performance intake systems than the traditional poppet valve. Ferrea gives EngineLabs advice on selecting the right valve and insight into understanding airflow around the valve.
The 12-cylinder LS engine dubbed the “LS12″ has been creating quite a stir in the LS world. We spoke with one of the builders of the amazing Frankenstein V12 LS engine and have all the inside info on this incredible engine build inside. Click the link for all the info…
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.
Changing an engine can be a very frustrating process, not to mention messy and time consuming. Which is one reason many vehicles within the Power Automedia garage are equipped with Jiffy-Tite fittings. Check out our list of 10 cool ways to use Jiffy-Tite Fittings with your vehicle.
by Stuart Bourdon on May 6, 2013
Chris Alston’s Chassisworks hand-selects the Wilwood components that are part of its brake kits in order ensure delivery of optimum performance with its suspension kit and subframe that we chose for the Chevy Hardcore.com ’69 Camaro Blank Slate Project Car Build Up.
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.
Ever since the 2001 Daytona 500, when we witnessed the tragic death of legendary Dale Earnhardt, head and neck restraint (HNR) systems have been commonplace in racing. Many believe driver fatalities are on the decline, but is that really the case? Read here how a HNR device could save your life.
ProCharger is about to unleash their new i-1 supercharger that promises to completely change the way we think about centrifugal boost.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a company with more options for adding nitrous to an LS engine than Nitrous Express, or simply NX as it’s known to their fans. Founded in 1996, and still owned and operated by Mike Wood, the company takes great pride in the quality, engineering, safety, and power of their systems.
by Paul Huizenga on April 22, 2013
In a market full of competition at all levels of price, performance, and quality, how do you stand out from the rest? Simply build the best parts you possibly can, and let the customer be the judge… Check out our inside look at Akrapovič, and follow along as we upgrade a C6 Z06 Corvette with their slip-on syste
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by Andrew Wolf on April 17, 2013
Join us a detailed look at Dynotech’s range of steel, aluminum, carbon fiber, and even carbon fiber-wrapped aluminum driveshafts with their own Steve Raymond, discussing everything from how a carbon fiber driveshaft is made to how you can go best go about selecting the right driveshaft for your needs.
by Andrew Wolf on April 16, 2013
In this tech feature, we’ll be taking a look at our Davis Technologies traction control system on our BlownZ Camaro, with an in-depth look at each of the components, how the system works, and the ways that teams are utilizing traction control to better their racing efforts.