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Corvette Craft: The Story Behind GTS Customs

Greg Thurmond, of GTS Customs in Simi Valley, California, is a strong believer in slow and steady work. His everyday business consists of fixing up old Corvettes, and they come out looking anything but normal. Read More

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Concept One: Necessity Was The Mother Of Invention For Redd Brothers

For some of us, finding the right part means scouring the wrecking yards until we hit the jackpot. For Kevin and Randy Redd, they put their degrees together and created the parts they needed and created Concept One. Read More

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Shop Tour: From Shocks to Carbon Fiber Driveshafts At QA1

Check out this guided tour of QA1's massive facility in Lakeville, Minnesota, where company President Melissa Scoles walks us through their research and development processes and discusses product development. Read More

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A Look Inside Corvette Central’s Restoration Parts

From a single hard-to-find part to a vast selection of components for every generation of America's Sports Car, Corvette Central has grown to meet the needs of enthusiasts and restorers worldwide. Read More

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Corvette America: Supporting America’s Sports Car Since 1977

Take a look inside one of the world's leading manufacturers of Corvette restoration products. Read More

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Shop Tour: Bending Tubes And Making Power With Pertronix

Making a set of headers is a little bit more involved than bending tubes and welding them together. We toured Pertronix Performance to see what it takes to turn a tube into a set of quality headers. Read More

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Video Shop Tour: Visiting Heidts Automotive Group

Heidts Automotive Group has been helping musclecars and street rods handle the bumps in the road, and helping them handle the autocross tracks with IFS and IRS systems. We visited their facility to see what they do, and how they do it. Take a look inside. Read More

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Inside Colorado’s Dragon Pro Street Engineering

Although the winter season means no racing and rarely driving your performance car here in Colorado, Dragon Pro Street Engineering, a local performance shop, is changing the idea of a miserable winter into an exciting time to modify cars for the good weather to come. But this isn’t just your ordinary shop... Read More

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Running the Gauntlet: GM’s Stringent Tests for Quality in Its Cars

Ever wondered what steps your Chevy goes through before you place yourself behind the wheel? Click here to see the great level of quality control that GM applies to all of its cars. Read More

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Shop Tour: How ARP’s Fasteners Are Made, Start To Finish

Point at any high-end race car and most car and truck builds, and you’ll be able to find ARP fasteners on it. The team at ARP in California recently invited is in for a tour of their facility, check it out here! Read More

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Living Large: A look at Michigan Powerhouse Livernois Motorsports

We head to Dearborn Heights Michigan, to get inside access to Livernois Motorsports' massive 36,000 square foot facility. We sat down with Engine Department Supervisor Mike Schropp for the low down on this mechanical Mecca. Read More

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Behind The Scenes: Dart Machinery Shop Tour

If you've been to the drag strip, chances are pretty good you've seen Dart parts in action. We take a first hand look at how this company keeps innovating and producing top quality products for racers and street enthusiasts, while building their products here in the USA. Read More

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Aerospace Meets The Automobile: Touring The Aeromotive Headquarters

From billet aluminum fuel pumps and radiators to NASCAR engines in a dragster, join us as we take an all-access tour of the Aeromotive offices and manufacturing facility in Lenexa, Kansas. Read More

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Video: Time Lapse Of Corvette ZR1 Engine Build

For a price, Corvette buyers have the option to actually build the supercharged LS9 engine that goes into their Corvette ZR1. Beau Blackwell got a chance to do that, and had this stop-motion video of the process filmed while he built the motor... Read More

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ProCharger Shop Tour: How Superchargers Are Made

The innovative team at Accessible Technologies Inc., the name behind the ProCharger supercharger brand, opened their doors to the powerTV team, allowing us a virtually all-access look inside the design, manufacturing, and assembly process that goes into their self-contained supercharger systems. Read More

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Building a Legendary Name: Touring American Racing Wheels

We visit American Racing to see how the legendary hot rod wheel manufacturer went about creating possibly the single-most iconic drag racing and muscle car wheel in the industry and how they're continuing to make new legendary designs. Read More

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