NEWS

EXTRAORDINARY EVENTS DISCONTINUES BUSINESS OPERATIONS

EXTRAORDINARY EVENTS DISCONTINUES BUSINESS OPERATIONS

LOS ANGELES, APRIL 1, 2020 (NEWSWIRE.COM) – ​Extraordinary Events president, Andrea Michaels, has announced that effective March 20, 2020, Andrea Michaels, Inc. dba Extraordinary Events, is discontinuing all operations. “As a result of the current health and financial crisis,” Michaels said, “we have had to dismiss our team and close our offices.” Extraordinary Events has […]

April 2, 2020 More
LS Swapping Your 67-72 C10 Has Never Been Easier!

LS Swapping Your 67-72 C10 Has Never Been Easier!

Holley is pleased to announce the release of new LS swap components for 1967-1972 Chevy C10 Pickups – Hooker Blackheart has released a full lineup of parts for 1967-72 C10 Pickups allowing for a bolt-in LS swap conversion! The new engine mounts will replace your existing stools and allow for use of OE 4th-gen F-body […]

March 29, 2020 More
Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders Adds 4 Rechargeable Work Lights to Product Line

Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders Adds 4 Rechargeable Work Lights to Product Line

WINONA, MN — Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders has added four new Maxxeon® WorkStar® Rechargeable LED Lights to its product line. Dave Monyhan, a self-proclaimed flashlight fanatic and Goodson Sales Manager said, “It’s important to see what you’re doing when you’re working on an engine and these lights are just the ticket.” The […]

March 29, 2020 More
All-New Diamond Pistons Web Experience!

All-New Diamond Pistons Web Experience!

The crew at Diamond Pistons is proud to announce our new and improved website is now live! After taking feedback from customers, engine builders, web experts, and Diamond employees, we have spent many months developing, testing, and polishing the new Diamond Pistons web experience. We feel all our racers, builders, dealers, and distributors will appreciate […]

March 29, 2020 More

FEATURES

Twin Bees – Dan Lowe

Twin Bees – Dan Lowe

Twin Bees – Separated At Birth Two beautiful Super Bees with an interesting twist. A 1969 ½ 440 6 Pack 4 speed Super Bee that was Dan Lowe’s first car back in 1972. And 30 years later, a basket case 1969 ½ 440 6 Pack Super Bee shows up in Dan’s garage. They were built […]

April 2, 2020 More
Odd Beast – Phil Riley

Odd Beast – Phil Riley

In 1963, upper management at General Motors sent word from on high that none of their divisions would be allowed or authorized to have formal corporate involvement in auto racing. Long known as a performance-oriented brand, Pontiac was left only one option: turn their attention to production platforms or rebrand altogether. Thankfully for musclecar enthusiasts, […]

April 1, 2020 More
From Wild to Wilder – John Gerber

From Wild to Wilder – John Gerber

Quick question – how many GMC Typhoons have you ever seen? Did you know such a vehicle even existed? Well, it did, even though this muscular big brother to General Motors Corporation’s ubiquitous Jimmy was only on the scene for a brief span of two years, 1992 and 1993. During that time a grand total […]

March 31, 2020 More
Daddy’s Caddy – Stanley/Weiss Racing

Daddy’s Caddy – Stanley/Weiss Racing

Last year, Stanley and Weiss Racing stood the Outlaw Pro Modified world on its head with a 5.64 @ 253mph quarter-mile pass in Las Vegas with their well-known Camaro. Little did most know that John Stanley would be getting an upgrade to his ride very soon. One would generally think it would be another Camaro […]

March 30, 2020 More

EVENTS/COVID-19 NEWS

Merkel and German auto industry seek ways to restart factories

Merkel and German auto industry seek ways to restart factories

Chancellor Angela Merkel and German auto industry executives are studying how and when to restart the country’s sprawling factory network amid concerns that some cash-poor suppliers may not survive the damage from the coronavirus pandemic. The bosses of Volkswagen, BMW and Daimler held a crisis call with Merkel on Wednesday, Germany’s Handelsblatt newspaper reported on Thursday. Carmakers […]

April 2, 2020 More
It won’t be ‘business as usual for quite a while,’ Unifor says of auto industry

It won’t be ‘business as usual for quite a while,’ Unifor says of auto industry

Unifor President Jerry Dias said he anticipates assembly plants coming back online will do so initially as one-shift operations whenever it is determined that they can safely re-open. “Even if they open up, it’s not going to be business as usual for quite a while,” Dias said. “They’ll ease into it based off of parts […]

April 1, 2020 More
COVID-19 UPDATE 2

COVID-19 UPDATE 2

To our Valued Customers,   Jesel is happy to announce that we will be reopening on Monday 3/30.   Of course, the health and well being of our employees and their families are our first concern. After careful consideration and with an abundance of caution, per NJ State Guidelines we will be implementing shift work […]

April 1, 2020 More
COVID-19 and the auto industry: All the plant shutdowns due to coronavirus

COVID-19 and the auto industry: All the plant shutdowns due to coronavirus

Automakers across the US and Europe have all declared temporary shutdowns, including Detroit’s Big Three. Many have extended shutdowns further. As the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the world, automakers are taking extreme measures in the form of plant closures to halt the spread of COVID-19, which the coronavirus causes. The situation remains fluid as more […]

March 31, 2020 More

TRAILERS, TOWING & MISC.

Superchips Adds 70HP to 17-19 SHO Ford Taurus

Superchips Adds 70HP to 17-19 SHO Ford Taurus

We are excited to announce new tuning coverage for the 2017-2019 Ford SHO Taurus with 3.5L Ecoboost (Dashpaq+ p/n 10601). Superchips is the industry leader in hand held performance tuning and we’re backing that up with impressive tuning for the SHO with up to 70 horsepower gains! We included three tune options built specifically for […]

March 29, 2020 More
Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders Expands Selection of PCD and CBN Inserts

Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders Expands Selection of PCD and CBN Inserts

WINONA, MN — Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders has several new PCD Inserts and CBN Inserts for cylinder head resurfacing.The inserts are available in two sizes – 3/8” and 1/2” diameters and are 1/8” thick. All are single sided. CBN cutters are used for cast iron heads, including diesel heads and PCDs are […]

March 28, 2020 More
Supercharging 101

Supercharging 101

We break down the pros and cons of three types of crank-driven boost! There are very few single parts or pieces that can add the power, look, and overall “wow factor” to a high performance street or drag car than a supercharger. As technology has advanced, so too have the types and applications available. RPM […]

March 20, 2020 More
Aeromotive Fueling JBS Equipment

Aeromotive Fueling JBS Equipment

In November, 2019, Aeromotive, Inc. was approached by Justin Bond of JBS Equipment, which is located in British Columbia, Canada, about a fuel starvation issue it was experiencing with a piece of equipment it manufactures. A Silage Bagger — a piece of diesel-powered agricultural equipment that bags and seals large quantities of cattle feed — […]

March 14, 2020 More

IN THIS ISSUE

Who’s In This Issue – April 2020

Who’s In This Issue – April 2020

THE RIDESGiddyup!…. This no-time mustang is set on full gallup. Nightrain… A sinister C-10 that can really haul the mail! Outta Control…. Steve Wojcik always wanted a ’69 Camaro…but he never planned for things to get this crazy. ‘Murcan Motors … Making Pro Street Great Again doesn’t have to be a cookie cutter operation. Ol’ […]

March 15, 2020 More
Who’s In This Issue – March 2020

Who’s In This Issue – March 2020

THE RIDESFrench Toast …This little red Corvette has international flavor—not to mention a boosted LS to smoke the competition! Friday Night Lights… Forget the gridiron—Jesse Lambert and his dad Rodney have been chasing glory at the dragstrip. Party Barge….This Fairmont wagon was thrashed together in just four months for one reason alone: to have fun! […]

February 15, 2020 More
Who’s In This Issue – February 2020

Who’s In This Issue – February 2020

THE RIDESLo Blow…This wild ’69 Mustang went from in the mud to in the weeds to in the money! Strictly Business… What you see is all you get with this X275 2000 Camaro. SOL TAKR… The Buchanans may have one of the world’s most wicked family heirlooms, but it wasn’t easy getting there. Still the […]

January 15, 2020 More
Who’s In This Issue – January 2020

Who’s In This Issue – January 2020

THE RIDES2019 Top Guns… All the best our pages had to offer from the past year! Fresh Horses… After 27 years of racing, Luciano Vitelli saddles up a new nitrous-assisted pony for 2019-2020. Drag-N-Drive… Summit Racing’s Midwest Drags giveaway 1967 Nova. More Cowbell… I got a fever. And the prescription is Grim Reaper 1.5. Meant […]

December 16, 2019 More

TECH

Elon Musk says Tesla’s New York factory is making ventilators ‘as soon as humanly possible’

Elon Musk says Tesla’s New York factory is making ventilators ‘as soon as humanly possible’

“We will do anything in our power to help the citizens of New York,” Musk tweets.He says Tesla is distributing Resmed, Philips and Medtronic ventilators for now. Days after offering 1,255 free ventilators to help deal with the coronavirus outbreak, Tesla boss Elon Musk said the company’s New York factory will restart to make more. In the meantime, it’s helping medical device […]

March 31, 2020 More
Toyota ready to build masks, face shields in North America

Toyota ready to build masks, face shields in North America

It’s been heartening to see the Detroit Big Three’s response to the coronavirus. Quickly, we’ve seen major automakers get scrappy to produce much-needed personal protective gear for health care workers. You can add Toyota to the Arsenal of Innovation, because it’s ready to step into the fight against COVID-19 as well. On Friday, the Japanese automaker said it’s ready to start […]

March 31, 2020 More
Ford to produce 50,000 ventilators in 100 days with GE

Ford to produce 50,000 ventilators in 100 days with GE

US states hard hit by the pandemic have pleaded with Washington and manufacturers to speed up production of ventilators. Ford Motor Co said on Monday that it will produce 50,000 ventilators over the next 100 days at a plant in Michigan in cooperation with General Electric’s healthcare unit, and can then build 30,000 per month […]

March 31, 2020 More
HOW TO SET DISTRIBUTOR TIMING

HOW TO SET DISTRIBUTOR TIMING

Setting the ignition timing advance on an engine with a distributor style ignition system can be confusing if you don’t know what you’re looking at. Thankfully, Jeremy is here with all of the facts on setting the timing on most any old-school distributor-ignition system.   Read more stories like this at www.rpmmag.com Subscribe to RPM […]

March 28, 2020 More

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