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White Out in Florida

White Out in Florida

Event Draws Attention to Teen Safety

Traffic crashes are the #1 killer of teens in Florida and in the United States. To keep more teens safe in the driver and passenger seats, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles joined five high schools in the state to host White... more

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Larry Jewett - October 18, 2011 11:34 AM - Comments

Buying Wheel Estate

Buying Wheel Estate

Coker Group Purchases Wheel Vintiques

Since its founding in 1986, Wheel Vintiques has become one of the most recognized names in the collector car, hot rod and classic truck hobby. The Wheel Vintiques offering encompasses hundreds of styles of wheels and accessories and is the most complete line of steel and wire wheels in the automotive aftermarket today.... more

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Tommy Lee Byrd - October 17, 2011 04:39 PM - Comments

NSRA Southeast Nats (Day 2)

NSRA Southeast Nats (Day 2)

Rods, customs and cars of all eras converge on the fairgrounds again.

Things got off to a blazing start on Saturday as cars worked their way through the gates and spectators spun their way through the turnstiles, setting sights on the big day at the Nats.... more

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Andy Bolig - October 15, 2011 06:34 PM - Comments

NSRA Southeast Nationals (Day 1)

NSRA Southeast Nationals (Day 1)

Cooler weather means perfect weather for the first day

Many enthusiasts anticipate the arrival of the National Street Rod Association’s Southeast Nationals for many reasons, one of which is that it typically occurs about the same time as the cooler weather arrives in the southern tip of the country.... more

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Andy Bolig - October 14, 2011 09:54 PM - Comments

Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Update

Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Update

Exhibition Planned at PRI in December

This December, as part of the 24th annual Performance Racing Industry Show, the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow will be holding an exhibition engine build competition featuring high school students that have participated in the 2011 National Championship.Between... more

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Tom Stockenberg - October 14, 2011 05:42 PM - Comments

Hedits Acquires Alston

Hedits Acquires Alston

More Products Available for Performance Application

Heidts Automotive Group has acquired Alston Racing. “Adding Alston Racing to the Heidts Automotive family makes a great deal of sense for us when you look at the synergy between the two companies.” explains Wallace Leyhon, owner and president... more

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Jeff Lacina - October 14, 2011 09:50 AM - Comments

Towing

Towing

Picking the right tow vehicle

During the dog days of summer – at least in our neck of the woods (tourist country) – a common site is an overworked RV stranded on the side of the road, hood up and engine steaming. Honestly, just because a given car, truck or RV can have a hitch fitted doesn’t make it a tow vehicle.... more

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Wayne Scraba - October 13, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Rally Appalachia

Rally Appalachia

Good Times for a Good Cause

If the participants in the 2011 Rally Appalachia would have to write the typical “What I Did on My Summer vacation” paper, I guarantee it would be interesting reading. The guarantee comes in knowing that it was a good event for a good cause with good people having good fun.... more

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Larry Jewett - October 13, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Tuning Holley Double Pumpers (Part 2)

Tuning Holley Double Pumpers (Part 2)

Second of a double-feature on tuning Holley's hot street four-barrels.

Last month we covered sources of information, tools, wide-band oxygen sensors, initial modifications and setting up our 850’s idle and cruise air-fuel ratios. In the second article of our series on double-pumpers, we’ll finish off jetting and power valve restrictions then work on accelerator pumps.... more

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Hib Halverson - October 13, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

New Home for Speed Records

New Home for Speed Records

East Coast Timing Comes to Ohio

               The East Coast Timing Association has found a new home for some 2012 land speed competitions. A 9,000-foot runway in Wilmington, Ohio at Air Park will serve the purpose... more

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Larry Jewett - October 13, 2011 08:00 AM - Comments