A Little Evil Under the Hood

Holley just released its new Black NOS GM LS Wet Nitrous Systems made just for drive-by-wire applications and capable of delivering up to 250 additional horsepower. Available for 4-bolt, drive-by-wire or cable operated throttle bodies in 90mm, 92mm, 102mm & 105mm plate sizes, these kits are "Wet" plates, meaning the

New Product—AEM CD Carbon Digital Dash Mounting Solution

AEM has released Ram Mounts Adapter Brackets for CD Carbon Digital Dashes (PNs 30-5545 for CD-5 Carbon and 30-5546 for CD-7 Carbon). These brackets allow you to easily install a CD-5 or CD-7 Carbon Digital Dash Display through suction, hard mount, or roll cage/bar mount using

TAKING IT TO THE STREET—Mickey Thompson gears up for road and track with the ET Street S/S

Race Parts Solutions' Bart Tobener competes in both NMRA Edelbrock Renegade and NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street using the Mickey Thompson ET Street R radial tire under his 2015 Mustang GT. In a time when several cars can be purchased new with more than 500 horsepower on tap, the attention falls to suspension,

New Product—Vortech’s 3,000+hp Capable V-30 131A Centrifugal Supercharger

A few years ago Vortech revamped its racing supercharger line-up, slapping the V-30 moniker on the racing-oriented gear case, and then stacking a variety of impellers and compressor covers on the backside of it. On the surface, the group simplified the identification process but in reality it was a complete

Tech Review: Aerospace Components Ceramic-Bearing Vacuum Pump

By Pat Bateman Aerospace Components’ three-vane vacuum pumps are available bare fore $465, and as part of a complete system with bracket, pulley, canister, and everything you need to install it (as seen here) for $930. Bolting a vacuum pump to a race engine is an age-old way

New Product—Flex-A-Lite LoBoy Flex-Wave Electric Fan

Flex-A-Lite® has now incorporated its Flex-Wave™ electric-fan blade into the LoBoy 16-inch fan to create a new, class-leading fan assembly. Making use of the aerodynamic efficiencies in the patent-pending Flex-Wave fan blade, the LoBoy electric fan produces alcass-leading 3,000 cfm of airflow. In our testing, the LoBoy Flex-Wave electric fan had 33 percent more airflow than

New Products—Heatshield Products Improves Turbo Shields

To improve an already proven line of turbo shields, Heatshield Products employed two key strategies: listen to customer feedback and continuously innovate the designs. As such, a significant upgrade has been made to the sewing and stitching system for enhanced quality, appearance and strength. In addition, the inlet and outlet size of all turbo shields

Tech Review: Oliver Parabolic Beam Connecting Rods

By Jason Reiss Photos Courtesy Oliver Racing Parts It is physically one of the simplest parts contained within an engine, but one of the most important. The technology that goes into its manufacture must be decidedly precise. That’s because without it holding down its end of the bargain, you have no engine; instead you have a

New Product—Performance Distributors Go-Fast Green Live Wires

Get that attention getting look from Performance Distributors' new Go-Fast Green Live Wire plug wires.  Approximately 1/2" in diameter, the Go-Fast Green Live Wires perform as good as they look.  The low resistance Green wires delivers maximum spark energy to your plugs.  Performance Distributors’ “LIVE WIRES” is a revolutionary type of spark plug wire.  The

Re-Use or Replace? JE Pistons Guides Us Through Piston Inspection for Seasoned Race Engines

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 hand and live to fight another day. The art of building racing and high performance engines involves often pushing engines near their limit. The difference is