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Making of a flywheel

Making of a flywheel

Shedding 15 pounds from your rotating assembly

The chief advantage of an aluminum high-performance flywheel is saving weight. for weight savings, aluminum is the most potent medium we have available in flywheel manufacture.... more

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Sam Logan - November 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Isky Honored

Isky Honored

Lifetime Achievement Award

Ed Iskenderian, founder of Isky Racing Cams, will be honored with the Robert E. Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grand Opening Breakfast for the 2012 Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show, to be held March 23, 2012 at the Lucas Oil Stadium in... more

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Larry Jewett - November 08, 2011 07:20 AM - Comments

Rat Fink Ed Big Daddy Roth

Rat Fink Ed Big Daddy Roth

Childhood Memories to Feel Like a Kid Again

When you want to get away from it all, the safest place to go is back in time.... more

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Larry Jewett - November 03, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Baby's First Toolbox

Baby's First Toolbox

Whether a rite of passage or a necessity, every young man needs a toolbox

I can remember my first toolbox very well. It was your typical one-handled, Craftsman® carry-all box. While I yearned to someday have one of those vast chests, filled to the brim with job-specific tools and tidbits, my first toolbox had more than just basic hand tools in it.... more

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Andy Bolig - November 03, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Movie and TV Cars

Movie and TV Cars

Cars Can Be Stars in Movies

Nothing helps a person, place or thing to reach the pinnacle of success in popular culture more than the movie screen. The fame achieved through an appearance on-screen can be everlasting. It’s not always the case when it comes to cars, but when you hit it big, you really hit it big.... more

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Kevin Harper - October 27, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

AutoRama Coming to Houston

AutoRama Coming to Houston

Celebrities and Cars Make a Great Show

This year’s O’Reilly Auto Parts AutoRama welcomes some exciting names in entertainment to join great cars at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, November 24-27.“Every year, Houston AutoRama celebrates Thanksgiving weekend... more

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Larry Jewett - October 26, 2011 01:23 PM - 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

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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

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Andy Bolig - October 20, 2011 11:05 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

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