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Hurst Driveline Conversions Launches Complete Website Redesign

Hurst Driveline Conversions (HDC) is starting off the new year with a fully redesigned website, offering a greatly improved customer experience for the automotive enthusiast. Expanded content is laid out in easy to maneuver tech, product and media sections to make choosing a transmission upgrade simple and stress-free.

Car Building: An Inside Look into Die-Cast Car Manufacturing

Visit most automotive shops and you may find a die-cast vehicle sitting on the shop owner’s desk or shelf, or displayed on top of a technician’s toolbox. Maybe the collector car was a gift from a vendor or supplier. Or the owner likes to display the car as a tribute to his favorite race car driver. Or maybe collecting die-cast cars just so happens to be a hobby of the shop owner. Whatever the reason, die-cast car collecting continues to grow in popularity as new models are introduced to new collector fans each year.

The Third Annual Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals Rolls Into Chicago

The world’s largest specialty event devoted to classic muscle cars and Corvettes will take place November 19-20th at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

Directions: Performance Powered – Chevrolet Celebrates 100 Years

For its first 40 years, Chevrolet seemed content designing, building and installing four- and six-cylinder engines in its

Tech Spec: Nailing Down the Misunderstood Buick Nailhead Engine

Like the Small Block Chevy, the Rocket 88 Olds, the Ford Flathead and the Chrysler Hemi, the Buick Nailhead engine is one of those that has the immortal smell of history all over it. Yet, unlike its more familiar brothers, cousins and even competitors, the Nailhead has an aura of mystery about it as well.

Road Trip: Leading the Pack — 100 Years of Indy Pace Cars

The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum in Hershey, PA, will commemorate the event — Coming May 6 through October 9, 2011

Book Report: Legendary Race Cars

Through vivid, human detail, writer and photographer Basem Wasef brings to life more than two dozen racing ­legends, including the story of Mario Andretti and the Lotus 79 that he drove to the 1978 Formula 1 world ­championship — a triumph trumped by the tragic loss of his teammate, Ronnie Peterson.

Road Trip: LeMay – America’s Car Museum Sets Grand Opening for May 19, 2012

LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM) will have 15 galleries housing up to 500 cars, trucks and motorcycles from private owners, corporations and the LeMay collection.

Road Trip: On the Fastrack to the Justice Brothers’ Museum of Speed

Since 1985, the museum has shown an incredible collection of legendary American racing vehicles and more.

Engine Tech Feature: Choosing the Right Fasteners for the Job

Some of the most stressed-out parts of a high-dollar

Tech Feature: Taking it to the Streets

We have all seen in our industry that a “streetable” racing engine or a “raceable” street engine appeals to a broad spectrum of potential engine buyers because of its flexibility. Yet, everyday street driving is not the same thing as serious drag racing.