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Clifton Klaverweiden Editor

Clifton has been a car fanatic since his late teens, when he started the restoration of his '67 Camaro. He considers himself a student of automotive science and technology, and particularly loves all things LSX. And although he has an appreciation for everything from imports to exotics, his true passion will always be for GM muscle cars.


You read that correctly. We were tipped off to the fact that the Videos GM released today of the Gen-V testing reveal something that looks strikingly similar to a turbo hanging off the side of one of the engines. Step inside, examine the evidence, and draw your own conclusions…

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At the recent LSX Shootout, Mark Carlyle pulled off the very first sub-7 second quarter mile pass in the ultra competitive LSX Drag Radial class. Step inside to watch this benchmark run by the 1,400 plus RWHP “Atomic Fusion” Z06 for yourself…

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In the recent World Time Attack Challenge, held in Sydney, our Aussie buddies at Harrop took home wins in Naturally Aspirated, V8, and Rear Wheel Drive divisions – with a set of Forgeline GA1R Wheels carrying them the whole way. Step inside to check out the video…

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This Chevy pickup has had a C5 suspension and driveline grafted under its 60-plus year old body, including a stock LS1 power plant up front. Looks great for scaring the neighborhood kids, but you might wonder what else this pickup is good for since it no longer has a functional bed…step inside to find out.

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What do you get when you take an LS6 block, stroke it out to 383 cubic inches, boost it with a big ProCharger D1SC-1 supercharger, and drop it in a lightweight C5 chassis? You get a car that can leave the line really, really hard and nearly get you kicked out of Test-N-Tune for being too quick. Watch here…

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The official trailer for the new Schwarzenegger movie “Last Stand” are out, and yes, they do show several shots of the ZL1 and ZR1 hero and villain cars. Unfortunately, all of you in the “Hollywood Shouldn’t Destroy Nice Cars For Movies” camp, are about to be pretty disappointed…

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We love car movies. Cars can take a good movie and make it even better, or take a really crappy movie and make it somewhat tolerable. Let’s hope the ZL1 and ZR1 featured in the new Schwarzenegger movie, “The Last Stand,” only make the story line that much better. More info inside…

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A performance torque converter is one of the best bang-for-your-buck upgrades you can do to a car with an automatic trans. But how do you know what converter is right for your specific car? The experts at TCI walk us through just what a torque converter is, how it works, and how you can find the right one for you.

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With plans to make almost 1,300 RWHP, we wanted to be sure we had all of our bases covered with the fuel system in Project BlownZ. So, we took BlownZ’s fuel injectors to RC Engineering, in Torrance, California for a good cleaning and flow test, and found out exactly what goes on during the process.

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With plans to make almost 1,300 RWHP, we wanted to be sure we had all of our bases covered with the fuel system in Project BlownZ. So, we took BlownZ’s fuel injectors to RC Engineering, in Torrance, California for a good cleaning and flow test, and found out exactly what goes on during the process.

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Concave wheels are all the rage for good reason – they look awesome on just about everything. Couple concave spokes with a nice fat-lip, and you’ve got a look destined for greatness. But, as Forgeline explains, to get that amazing combination you’ve got to have just the right combo of width and low offset.

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Livernois has come out with their own stroker version of the aluminum LS3 short block that we are pretty eager to get our hands on – meet the Livernois 419 LS Short Block. It’s a fully customizable, and reasonably affordable option for LS short blocks. Check out our full tech review of the Livernois 419 here.

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Check out this video to get a look inside ProCharger’s centrifugal superchargers, and all the boost producing wonders that lie therein – all brought to you by the magic of 3D animation.

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A stout 505 horsepower rating from GM is more than enough for most folks, but the truth is that the LS7 is just dying to breathe deeper and reward you with even more power. In this video, Granatelli Motorsports adds 52 RWHP to a C6 Z06 without even breaking a sweat thanks to some simple upgrades.

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Would you lend two strangers your modified 2010 Camaro SS to thrash on for 8 days straight? The good-sports at LG Motorsports did just that, and handed over the keys to their Camaro to a couple of British Journalists for the 2012 One Lap of America, and we’ve got the story of their adventure right here…

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Fuel system problems can be the most frustrating issues you’ll ever deal with on a car, but you might be surprised how simple the solutions to killing fuel system gremlins can be. We asked the fuel system experts at Aeromotive to guide us through some of the most common fuel problems enthusiasts run across.

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