COMP Cams Short Travel Hydraulic Roller Lifters For Dodge Gen III & IV 5.7L, 6.1L, 6.2L and 6.4L HEMI Applications

Install the COMP Cams Short Travel Hydraulic Roller Lifters for non-MDS Gen III & IV HEMIs and say goodbye to factory lifter failure.  Certain engines respond better to a light lifter pre-load because it recovers more quickly from any bad harmonics in the valve train. Others work better with a heavy

Where It All Started—EXEDY Racing Clutches

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy of the manufacturer Originally established in 1923 as a private business led by Kazuma Adachi, the company now known as EXEDY has undergone an incredible global transformation nearly a century in the making. Adachi’s company was originally based in Ikuno-ward in the Osaka prefecture of Japan. By

Silver Metal—ProCharger celebrated its 25th anniversary with a test and tune day for dealers and media

By Steve Turner Photography courtesy of ProCharger A gentle rain dampens the track as a bright yellow Camaro attacks the corners at speed. Joining the sound of water flinging off the tires is the whoosh of boost under the hood as the driver squeezes on the loud pedal out of the turn.

Heidts Has a New Stance for 1970-’71 Ford Torinos

From its iconic role on the Starsky & Hutch television show to featured appearances in big-name movies like Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino and Fast & Furious 4, the Ford Torino has carved out a unique niche among classic car enthusiasts. Despite its passionate following, however, the aftermarket has been slow to embrace the

Stay Or Nay—How to determine if your seasoned race engine’s pistons are good or not

By Jeff Smith Photography by Jeff Smith Gamblers are a different breed. There’s a point where they seem to know when a bluff has gone too far, when it’s time to fold their hands, and when to live to fight another day. The art of building high-performance engines often involves pushing engines

Whipple Superchargers Signs On As Presenting Sponsor of the 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals

NMCA is proud to announce that Whipple Superchargers has signed on as presenting sponsor of the 18thAnnual NMCA All-American Nationals, which will be held August 22-25, 2019 at the scenic Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Whipple Superchargers, a top manufacturer of OE and aftermarket superchargers, is also the spec supercharger

Hustle Darling—Haley James’ found her calling at the racetrack and is still rising to incredible success

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi In a community that fosters cutthroat competition, it’s easy to become hostile and hardheaded. Haley James, however, has found a way to channel her ambition into tremendous success without losing a trace of her humanity. Growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it was a given

9-Time NMRA Champ John Urist Talks About Tire Tech And Mickey Thompson Tires

Tires produced specifically for drag racing are an essential part of improving performance and consistency on the drag strip. Over the last 20 years, that technology has been applied to Department of Transportation-approved road tires to provide a product that can harness the ever-increasing power output of street machines. Some

Hatching The Snake—Going behind the scenes as the 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Mustangs are born

Written by Steve Turner Photography by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Performance Sneaking away from the bright lights of the Cobo Center where the new Shelby GT500 took its bow, we took a 20-minute ride out to a special facility. It is where bare Mustang bodies begin their journey to become