Black Beauty – 900WHP Buick Regal V6

July 18th, 2019

In 1987, the fastest American made production car was not powered by a V8 engine. The car was the Buick Grand National GNX and the engine was a 3.8-liter V6 with a turbocharger. Nothing spectacular but enough push to put them on top of the heap. Meet Jerry. He loves Grand Nationals and owns three. Today, Jerry has agreed to walk us through his pride and joy. It’s a 1987 GN with only 36k miles on the chassis. The running gear has even less. It’s still a V6 but it has been fortified with all the best internal components. Jerry Read More

Junkyard Dog – Pontiac Firebird on AWD GT-R Chassis

July 10th, 2019

When Gregg (lead technician for the Hoonigan Racing Division) decided to build a retromod of his own, you just knew that it would be something unique and awesome. Well, it does not disappoint. First, Gregg spotted a rusted-out hull from a 1971 Pontiac Trans Am. It had been sitting in a desert (just outside Vegas) for more than a decade. Full of tumbleweeds and sand, the body actually had a river running through it at one time. Gregg pulled the forgotten Thunder Chicken out of the cactus den and took it home to begin its rebirth. Never wanting to blend Read More

LS7 Swapped Gen III Camaro IROC-Z

April 24th, 2019

Hello race fans. Meet Bruce, with Hawks Motorsports and (customer) Brad’s unique 1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z. With less than 10k on the odometer, Brad decided to do something special with his slug of a Gen III Camaro. He dropped it by Hawks Motorsports (Easley, S.C.) for a huge dose of TLC. Hawks decided to integrate the slo-poke IROC-Z with a much faster 2015 Gen VI Chevrolet Camaro Z28. After the engine bay was spruced up with a little clear-coat (Kolorworks); out came the meager 5.0-liter “pollution solution” V8 and the mighty LS7 (7.0-liter) all-aluminum V8 took its place. Wizard Cooling Read More

Villain – 1000HP Street Dominator Chevelle SS

March 20th, 2019

When money is no object, and you simply must have the baddest car on the street, a frame-off resto-mod will usually fill the ticket. This 1970 Chevelle certainly will. Not a bad car when it came to Detroit Speed, the owner was just yearning for a bit more from this old girl. She already had a potent 502 cubic-inch Chevy Performance big block. The car looked acceptable enough but – WOW! – when an expert begins to inspect and configure; things can get real expensive, real quick. After a frame upgrade, a roll cage, new floor panels, and new wheel Read More

Vlad’s Journey – A 1300HP Supra Story

March 3rd, 2019

First things first; this is a beautiful car. As far as imports go – this is a real find. It is a 1998 Toyota Supra Quicksilver Twin Turbo Edition. This is a rare car that has been carefully and skillfully renovated/upgraded in stages. Car owner, Vlad, takes you through these stages and shares some of his thoughts along his journey. The initial round of modifications came as fuel system upgrades and included: Injector Dynamics (ID) 1,000cc fuel injectors in an RMR (Ross Machine Racing) fuel rail with an AEM fuel pressure regulator. The pump is an AEM unit (380-liters per Read More

Terminator Swapped Fox Body – Street and Strip

February 7th, 2019

The most memorable words in film are uttered by the most memorable characters. When Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator character said, “I’ll be back”, the phrase was etched in the memories of people all over the world. Featured in this video is a slick Fox Body Mustang that is dedicated to bringing the Terminator (engine) back, single handedly. First introduced under the hood of the 2003 and 2004 Mustang SVT Cobra, the Terminator was an iron block supercharged (Eaton 112 Roots) 4.6-liter V8. Forged Manley pistons and twin H-beam connecting rods (with special wrist pin lubrication ports) were added to the bottom Read More

1956 Chevy Coupe – 6-Second Monster

January 6th, 2019

That’s correct – all metal (with the exception of the hood and trunk) – with factory glass and trim. Known as The Creamsickle, this orange Chevrolet economy coupe has posted a best quarter-mile elapsed time of 6.80-seconds @ 210 mph! Any way you slice it – that’s a whole lot of pickin’em up and puttin’em down. As previously mentioned, this is a complete car in factory trim. The fenders, doors, and even the bumpers, grille, and trim are stock GM. Translate that into HEAVY. It’s going to take a ton of horsepower to get this big body moving. Wheels are Read More

Fastest Cadillac in the West

November 30th, 2018

This video is an instructional effort to demonstrate making a street car fast. Big Chief at Midwest Street Cars has taken this car deep into the nines while maintaining luxurious comfort and daily driver functionality. Despite the ability to “tote the front” way down the track and post quarter-mile passes in the 9-second range at 150 mph, this Caddy maintains a full camera backup system, a deluxe audio system, air conditioning, navigation, and it’ll still go a 1.38-second 60-foot with the front wheels in the air. If you have a Cadillac CTS-V that you want to make faster, you might Read More

Cowmaro – 1100HP Full Build Rundown

November 10th, 2018

Want to know how to squeeze over 1,000HP out of an LS Camaro? Here’s the gameplan: At the heart of this all-American monster is an RPM built 416 cubic-inch (Texas Speed 4-inch stroke crankshaft) LS3 block with Callie’s CompStar connecting rods and Wiseco pistons. The compression ratio is estimated to be 11:1. That’s ideal when you’re running E85 fuel. The camshaft is an RPM general purpose unit that is relatively versatile. The moderate cam allows the car to run a supercharger, turbos, or naturally aspirated without a lot of extra headaches. Up top, we have a set of LSA ported Read More

1200HP Dodge Sedan Terrorizes the Streets

September 28th, 2018

by: Harley Magden Prepare to take a long, hard look at one of the meanest Hellcats on the street. Matt, the owner and builder of this masterpiece, has not only created a street monster but an aesthetically appealing vehicle as well. Climb on-board the Widow Maker and be mesmerized by the meticulous attention to detail and outright power at your fingertips. Inside the cockpit, you are treated to custom touches like special embroidering on the headrests, custom made floor mats, dyed stitching and red piping in the seats and door panels, custom inserts in the dash, door panels, and kick Read More

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