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Clutches Explained: ACT, McLeod Racing, and SPEC Weigh In

For the performance enthusiast, there are many options in the clutch market. In this article, we spend some time with three of the biggest clutch manufacturers to find out what makes them different. Read More

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Testing The First Big-Block Chevy, An Interview With Bill Howell

Peek inside as we take a step back in time, interviewing Bill Howell who worked on the very first big-block Chevy engines. See how Chevrolet tested and designed the motors, and what problems they had to overcome! Read More

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Interview And Car Features: A Lifetime Of Passion For Dick Brandt

Dick Brandt opened the doors to his personal collection of classic cars, auto memorabilia, and everything else from the past. We sat him down and learned about his incredible career in the auto industry. Read More

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Icon Steve Stanford Preps For Debut Exhibit At The Petersen Museum

We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with automotive artist, Steve Stanford. He shared some of his insights over lunch. All this in lieu of his momentous debut at the Petersen Museum on August 23rd. Read More

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6 Tips For Oiling Hot Rods, Driven Racing Oil And Lucas Oil Share

Driven Racing Oil and Lucas Oil share 6 tips for oiling your hot rod or street rod. Which viscosity should you use? How often should you change the oil in your street rod? Get in here to see and learn more! Read More

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Interview: Smokey Yunick From The Person That Knew Him Best

Smokey Yunick is widely considered the greatest mechanic of his era. A practical man, He was always honest, even when the truth hurt. We wanted to know what his daughter thought Smokey would say about things today. Read More

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Interview: Mario Andretti Talks About His Ties With Chevrolet

Mario Andretti was named by the Associated Press as "Driver of the Century" making him an iconic figure in motorsports. We caught up with the legend recently to discuss how Chevrolet engines impacted his career. Read More

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Five Questions: Chevy Head of Consumer Affairs James Bell

Chevrolet's Head of Consumer Affairs, James Bell, hit the automotive journalist talk circuit with a vengeance, and we had a chance to ask him some questions about the announcement of the Stingray's estimated fuel economy, what the LT1 will mean for Chevy as a whole, and the future of the C7 Corvette. Read More

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Jim Rawa’s Hot Rod Farm–Pomona, NJ

Check out this video of a "Hot Rod Farm" in New Jersey! Jim Rawa's collection includes a Chevelle, a Lincoln Capri, and a bunch of Plymouth Furies, one of which is modeled after "Christine," Stephen King's demon car! Read More

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Q&A: How Traction Control Is Changing Drag Racing

In this roundtable Q&A session, we'll take a look at the current state of the traction control debate from the perspective of the racing series that both permit and allow it and the manufacturers that campaign heavily in favor of it. Read More

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Street Racing Culture in Los Angeles Examined by National Geographic

Street racers are a segment of the hot rodding and automotive cultures that most of the rest of society would like to see disappear. However for those heavily involved in street racing, there's more to it than a wicked burst of adrenaline...it is a way of life! Read More

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Hollywood Hot Rods: Exclusive Behind The Scenes Look With Troy Ladd

Recently we were lucky enough to venture on over to Burbank, California to spend the day with Troy Ladd at the infamous - Hollywood Hot Rods to check out the shop and some of their ongoing projects. Here's a closer look at all of the hidden jewels we discovered inside. Read More

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An Interview With Jack Roush Jr.

Jack Jr. is an accomplished racer in his own right, Jack Roush Jr. started racing karts with his dad when he was a kid and has progressed to podium finishes in Grand Am’s Continental Tire series, driving, of course, a Mustang. We interview JRJ about racing, hobbies, and the daily job. Read More

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Full Service Fabrication Shop: Hot Rods and Good Times at TBC!

It’s not unusual to see great work come out of a well-known fabrication shop. But for a shop to also be a center for social gatherings and cultural happenings is not a normal business model. Read More

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A Conversation With A Couple Of Goodguys

Calling Gary and Marc Meadors Good Guys isn't as cliche as you would think it is. We spent a couple hours with the Goodguys Rod and Custom Association founder and his son, and found a couple of car guys you can actually talk to. Read More

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Carroll Shelby Dies At Age 89

Carroll Shelby, builder of the GT500 and Shelby Cobra, has died today at the age of 89. He will be missed by much more than just Ford fans. Read More

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