NMCA WEST Rules Adjustments Announced for Two Classes

The NMCA WEST Rules Committee has announced these changes/additions to the 2015 rules for Pro Modified and Outlaw 8.5.

 

The NMCA WEST Pro Mod ruled adjustment reads as follows:

Any Pro Mod entry using a 33×10.5W or smaller bias-ply slick may deduct 100lbs from their original base weight.

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From Stalled to Speed: Everything You Need to Know About Torque Converters

By Scott Parker

Photography courtesy of the manufacturers

The automatic transmission is an extremely complicated device that seems to be held together by witchcraft. Thankfully for us, the torque converter is quite a bit simpler. It is essentially made up of a pump, stator, and turbine that move transmission fluid … Read More

Independence Day: Who says you need a solid axle to go fast?

By Stephen Kim

Photos by FSC staff and courtesy of the manufacturers

Myths are meant to be debunked. Who knows, maybe one day we’ll find out that Greek mythology was actually inspired by extra-terrestrials, proving that what was once perceived as tall tales weren’t really myths in the first place. … Read More

Canton Racing Products/LS NEXT Rear Sump Aluminum RR Baffled Pan

The LS Next rear sump oil pan is designed to take the changes that Dart has made to the LS block and completely maximize their effectiveness. The billet end caps offer a precise fit to the unique pan rail of the Dart LS Next block. Canton’s Pro-style oil recovery pouch … Read More

Chevrolet Performance Stock Ramps Up For 2015 Debut

Written by Derek Putnam

As the 2014 Chevrolet Performance LSX Challenge Series debuted in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 30th, the announcement of the brand new Chevrolet Performance Stock class for the 2015 season was made. A class-specific 376-cube powerplant creating 525 horsepower au naturel was created by Chevrolet Performance, and … Read More

Real World Testing of Mickey Thompson’s 275 Vs 28×10.5 on a 9-second Street Car

Testing Mickey Thompson’s 275 Radial Pro versus ET Drag 28×10.5 stiff sidewall slicks on Derek Putnam’s 1970 Chevy Nova. Chassis specs include 3,830lb curbweight with driver, stock-style suspension, and TH400 transmission with 2.10 First gear. The complete story will be coming soon to Fastest Street Car magazine!

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Final 2015 NMCA “East” Rules Are Now Posted

2015 NMCA rules have now been finalized. They can be found by clicking HERE. … Read More

MSD Ignition/Pro-Billet Distributor For 392 Hemi Engines

Nostalgic engines are hotter than ever with the early HEMI models topping the cool factor in classic hot rods. For anyone with a 392 HEMI, they’re going to be excited to hear about MSD’s new Pro-Billet Distributor. The Pro-Billet 392 Distributor, PN 83891, is based on a CNC-machined billet aluminum … Read More

Hedman Husler Hedders/Mid-Length LS-Swap Headers

 

Hedman Husler’s mid-length headers are engineered to maximize exhaust flow and ground clearance, delivering nearly the gains of a full length header without the associated ground clearance issues. Designed to fit 1964-1967 and 1968-1972 GM A-Bodies equipped with transplanted LS engines and T-56, 4L60E, 4L65E, or 4L80E transmissions, these … Read More

2015 Preliminary NMCA West Rules Announced

The NMCA West recently published preliminary 2015 rules for all classes. For a complete look at the rules, click >> HERE <<.… Read More