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1957 Chevy 210 “Hell Raiser” Waited 27 Years To Be Great

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Tom Davis purchased his 1957 Chevy 27 years ago, and it has been a project that has, unfortunately, taken a backseat while life has got in the way – a relatable situation for some many gearheads. Tom has always dreamed of owning a 1957 Chevy, and when the movie Hollywood Nights came out, it only inspired him to find one ... Read More »

Update: The Final Race Wraps For The Dream Team

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Final Race Update: Nearly a year in the making, it’s race day! The $10K Drag Shootout crew has endured and overcame just to get to this point, but they have some long nights ahead. As a storm rolls through and gremlins persist, teams have to thrash heading into eliminations at Lights Out 10. A winner is crowned and the teams ... Read More »

Speed Secrets: How Much Power Do You Get From Heads/Cam/Intake on an LS1?

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Speed Secrets, COMP Cams, FAST, and RHS team up on this test to see how much horsepower you can get out of 5.7-liter LS1 when you upgrade the heads, camshaft, and intake manifold. Truth be told, this combination of upgrades can be applied to an LS engine to get similar results you will soon see from the test. From the ... Read More »

$10K Drag Shootout 2 Episode 6: Scramble & the Finish

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Midwest Mayhem eats popcorn as the other three teams scramble to get their cars tuned on the dyno and ready for the race. Transmission issues plague Team Bigun and Enemies Everywhere as the clock ticks down. How much power will the big-block nitrous combo make compared to its turbo’d LS competitors? Will they all even make it? Read More »

$10K Drag Shootout 2 Episode 4: Middle of the Build (Part 1)

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Stress is mounting as only Midwest Mayhem seems to be ahead of schedule, as the other teams race the clock. Budgets get tight for Team Bigun and Dream Team, and the Burrito Challenge could provide some financial relief. Who can conquer the 3-foot monster burrito? View more at: http://www.HorsepowerWars.com Read More »

$10K Drag Shootout 2 Episode 3: Building Begins

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The teams are finishing up their roll cages and working on the rear suspension and differential. We get a full download on each setup before the teams face-off on a go-kart track to see who wins some driveline parts from TCI. Things get interesting when one team member goes rogue and blows it for his team. Read More »

$10K Drag Shootout 2 Episode 2: The Teardown

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The teams start tearing apart their cars and transform them into 1/8-mile race cars. The overall build plan for each car is revealed, and the used parts are given close inspection. This meant bad news for the Dream Team and Team Bigun. But they each have a chance to gain some ground in the Drag Racing Trivia contest. Read More »

COMP Performance Group™ Strengthens Its Sales Force

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Mark Donnelly joins the team from Seattle, WA, as the new West Coast Territory Manager for the COMP Performance Group™. He has worked in all aspects of the automotive aftermarket for 23 years, including shop work as a teenager, warehouse picker/packer, WD sales, retail, repair/service, manufacturer sales and, most importantly, is an avid automotive enthusiast. With extensive knowledge in fuel ... Read More »

Valve Spring Tech: Secrets of the Industry Revealed

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  Here’s the valve spring technology breakdown that only top industry experts have known about, until now! With 50 years of race-winning engine building experience, David Vizard hosts episode 4 of Power Tec 10 with the goal to educate race engine builders and the home mechanic engine builder alike on new valve spring tech. Taken at face value, a valve spring ... Read More »

PRI 2018: FAST® Ignitions Deliver the Energy Needed for Your Racing Engine

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When you need more spark energy from your ignition system, FAST® has you covered. Mark Campbell from FAST® was on hand at the 2018 PRI show to explain the popular E6 and E7 ignitions, and how they deliver the kind of precision and power needed when dealing with the demands of today’s racing engines. A highlight of the ignition boxes ... Read More »