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MOPAR at SEMA

MOPAR at SEMA

New Vehicles Being Displayed

Chrysler Group LLC will have a major presence at next week’s 2011 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. This year, the 28,400 square-foot exhibit will include more than 30 Mopar®-modified vehicles from the company’s... more

SEMA

Larry Jewett - October 25, 2011 10:10 AM - Comments

NASCAR Goes Green

NASCAR Goes Green

Under the Hood with Valvoline NextGen

Ever wonder how new components and materials make their way into your favorite drivers’ cars? Well recently, Valvoline, the makers of NextGen recycled motor oil, showed us how they wowed skeptics and got their oil in the hands and engines of Roush Fenway Racing, Richard Petty Racing and Don Schumacher Racing drivers.... more

GENERAL

Andy Bolig - October 21, 2011 09:44 AM - Comments

NASCAR Goes on a Low-Carb Diet

NASCAR Goes on a Low-Carb Diet

Sprint Cup Series teams participate in NASCAR-controlled electronic-fuel-injection tests.

Several teams tested EFI at Kentucky Speedway in July and recently at Phoenix International Raceway. Other teams will test on Thursday at Talladega Superspeedway and on Oct. 31 at Martinsville Speedway. After using carburetors since its first race in 1949, NASCAR will race with electronic fuel injection for the first time next year.... more

GENERAL

Andy Bolig - October 20, 2011 11:05 AM - Comments

Mustang suspension

Mustang suspension

Extraordinary handling for 1979-'93 Fox classic Mustangs

If ever there was a gold mine engineered to outfox the early 1965-’78 classic Mustangs, it has surely been the 1979-’93 Fox body Mustangs — the new generation of affordable classics.... more

MUSTANG

Jim Smart - October 20, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Hemi Barracuda Race Car

Hemi Barracuda Race Car

Kuda Reigns Triumphant

“It won’t spin”… that’s the reason Bucky Hess gave when asked to explain why he believed the King Kuda II is the best race car he’s ever owned.... more

MOPAR

Arvid Svendsen - October 20, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Camaro Exhaust

Camaro Exhaust

Breathing new life into the exhaust system

The mid-1960s through the early 1970s were an amazing time when the conversation turns to performance cars. Muscle and pony cars were all the rage, with their fresh styling and often bold graphics, especially when compared to the pedestrian-looking full-size cars.... more

GM

Larry Weiner - October 20, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Wisconsin Auto Museum 

Wisconsin Auto Museum 

Celebrating A Silver Anniversary

In a relatively short span of time, a once-unwanted 165,000 square foot canning factory, where mushrooms used to grow on silt-lined loading docks, has become a 12-acre educational and arts hub. The Wisconsin Automotive Museum is a world-class entity devoted to Badger state automobiles.... more

CLASSICS

John Gunnell - October 20, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Steering wheels

Steering wheels

Style, Convenience, and Safety Merged

Undoubtedly, the single most important piece of equipment in an automotive interior, from the vehicle control standpoint, is the steering wheel. Not only does it ensure the automobile safely goes where it is pointed, but the very size and shape is critical to comfortable driving.... more

GENERAL

Eric Eikenberry - October 20, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Corvette braking test

Corvette braking test

Taking stop-testing to the ragged edge

I’ll admit it, if there was a 12-Step Program for Acceleration Addiction I would have never made it past…“Hi, my name is Jim and I’m addicted to speed”!... more

CORVETTE

Jim Moore - October 20, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Bought the 'Bird!

Bought the 'Bird!

Lingenfelter purchases 1969 Firebird for Hot Rodders Children's Charity

A 1969 Pontiac Firebird is the latest addition to The Lingenfelter Collection, a private collection of 200 muscle cars, significant race cars, Corvettes and exotics owned by Ken Lingenfelter.... more

GM

Andy Bolig - October 19, 2011 08:33 PM - Comments