John Gibson has been around dirt track racing his entire life. In fact he was almost born at Monett Speedway in Monett Missouri. He has raced everything on dirt and asphalt from karts, to Indycars, to the 650 hp stock cars in the USAR Pro Cup where he currently races.
Deciding whether or not to invest in a chassis dyno can be a tough decision. At the 2011 PRI tradeshow we had the opportunity to speak with a variety of race shops, engine builders, and race teams and get their opinion of Dynojet chassis dynamometers. Watch the video here.
While walking the 2011 PRI show, we happened to stop by our friends at Crower Cams to see what they had new for 2012. Crower showed us a couple of new products, but what caught our attention was their new Low Mass Acceleration Balancing that they offer for crankshafts.
New for the 2011 Southeastern Nationals was the Goodguys Super Sunday Get-Together. Starting Sunday morning, the folks at Goodguys opened the gates for any American made or American powered cars, and shed the 1972 cutoff. You’ve got to see some of the rides that showed up at the Southeastern Nats.
Within the motorsports industry race teams have been choosing Crane Cams optical distributors for quite sometime. But what people often forget is that Crane also has this technology available in a street/performance application.
We’ve all been guilty of just assuming that all oil is the same, instead of really looking into what our engine requires. But what if there was an oil designed specifically for your application? All in all, Joe Gibbs Driven unveiled 12 new products designed for different applications at PRI, view all 12 here.
We compiled a list (in no particular order) of the Top Ten rides from the Goodguys Southeastern Nationals. Keep in mind that the possibility that we didn’t see all 2,000 rides still exists, but these are the ones that caught our attention for obvious reasons.
Every October Charlotte Motor Speedway is flooded by over 2,000 of the most rare and powerful hot rods one will ever see. They all converged at the speedway recently for the 19th annual Goodguys Southeastern Nationals.
The common assumption is that you have to take a product to a powder coating shop to get a high quality powder coat applied to a product. But thanks to Eastwood, you can fulfill all your powder coating needs within your own shop for less than $200.
When we stopped by our friends at Fragola Performance Systems booth at SEMA 2011 they had a variety of new adapters and products that caught our attention and can reduce the hassle that is commonly associated with plumbing a vehicle.
Whether you choose to go with a modern or throwback style of gauges, says a lot about what you are trying to accomplish with your ride. We were happy to see a nice throwback look available through Classic Instruments at SEMA 2011.
For more than 50 years racers have ventured to Milodon for high performance racing components. And now for 2012 they are offering a ton of new products for the average car enthusiast all the way to the die-hard racer.
There’s nothing more frustrating then getting an engine up in the air and just about into the engine bay, only to learn that you put the chain in the wrong hole on the engine plate. Well it seems that MAC’s Custom Tie Downs has eliminated this problem with their new engine pivot plate.
What if you had the ability to change just how the sway bars affected your ride? Now you can with Hellwig Products’ new adjustable front and rear sway bars for 68-72 GM A-Bodies.
At SEMA 2011, we were reminded just how good a stop Steele Rubber products is if you are looking for rubber products. Steele Rubber has over 12,000 products that are all licensed and all original.
At SEMA 2011 Mechanix showed us a revamped glove that really caught our attention. The M-PACT series of gloves designed to provide extra protection in high impact scenarios.