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COMP After Hours: Loophole Monte Carlo Gets Diablo Shifter

The Diablo shifter is ready to race! We now have an NHRA-legal reverse lockout and a more positive shifting position over our factory column shifter.

While building our “Loophole Monte Carlo” for an indexed class, we knew the column shifter had to go. Enter the new Diablo shifter from TCI Automotive. In an afternoon, it was completely installed and giving us better control for the track. The Monte Carlo’s destination is NHRA Stock Eliminator, specifically V/Stock. Cars in this class qualify with at least a 15.50 ... Read More »

FAST XDi Sportsman Distributor For Ford 2.3L Engines Offers Power Increases, Ignition Stability

FAST XDi Sportsman Distributor

The new FAST Ford 2.3L (2300) XDi Sportsman distributor outperforms the competition by using an advanced optical trigger for the most stable ignition timing throughout the entire RPM range. The distributor is ideal for oval track racing or any other performance application. Its advanced optical trigger was designed in-house and delivers more precise trigger signals than magnetic pickups used by our competitors. ... Read More »

Sportsman Lifters: Tech, Durability and Affordability In One

Sportsman Solid Roller Lifters

There are plenty of lifters out there designed specifically for drag racing. Neither supply nor demand is a problem for these critical components. Cost and durability are. It’s easy to break your racing budget with a trick lifter, but as racers well know, the relationship between all components in a valve train package is more important than any individual part. ... Read More »

Inglese-injected 1973 Ford Capri Road Racer

Inglese injected 1973 Capri

We talked with Jerry LaCoss during the Hot Rod Power Tour stop in Memphis. We were admiring his hopped up Ford Capri – a unique sight in the infield sea of muscle cars and late models. While we were impressed, we were even more intrigued by the car he said he was working on, and told him to shoot us ... Read More »

Quarter Master Steel Clutch-Alignment Tools Provide Tighter Tolerances

QM-SplineTools

Lake Zurich, IL – New steel alignment tools from Quarter Master are manufactured to provide dependable clutch-disc alignment, especially in multiple-disc clutch units. Quarter Master Steel Alignment Tools are designed to provide proper clutch alignment the first time. The steel tools are held to tighter tolerances than their plastic counterparts, allowing them to more closely simulate the transmission input shaft, and create ... Read More »