Category Archive: Apex Spotlight, Apex Video

Nico Rosberg Is Going Extreme E Racing And Here’s The First Look At The Team’s New Cars! Electric Never Looked So Fun!

When I saw the first clip of this video, I had to remind myself that these are electric cars. If that isn’t an indicator of how bad ass these things can be, then maybe you should think about...

Ridetech Recipe: This 1972 Nova Might Be Extra Crispy, But I Think It Could Be Pretty Spicy Too

I don’t know why, but this 1972 Nova that is for sale on Copart is speaking to me. Sometimes when cars burn they get so hot that every body panel gets warmed and wavy like none other. This one...

Which Stock LS Head Is Best For Building A Boosted Turbo LS Combo? 317, 799, 706, 241, 243, or 862?

Every single week I have someone calling, texting, or messaging me about a set of LS heads they have, wondering if they will work for the 700-800 horsepower combo they want to build. Every once in a...

Technological Tour De Force: The New McLaren Autura Uses A Twin Turbo V6 Combined With An Axial-Flux Electric Motor To Haul!

(By Tom Lohnes) – The new entry-level Mclaren is here, and it is a force to be reckoned with. Ditching the traditional boosted V8 that Mclaren is known for, the Artura uses a new 120-degree...

Ever Want To Know What Goes Into Building A 410 Sprint Car Engine? World Of Outlaws Power Starts Here!

410 Sprint Car engines are pretty bad ass bullets that make more than 900 horsepower, naturally aspirated, on methanol. When you bolt one into a car that weighs just 1,400 lbs, you can imagine that...

Man I Wish This Was The Fun We Were Having Instead Of Freezing Right Now! Flat Bottoms On The River In Parker.

You ever wonder what it is like to cruise up the river near the Parker Strip in a blown flatbottom? I bet you and most other folks are like me and would rather be there having fun in these boats...

Classic Instruments Performance Gauges Do More Than Display Info. They Talk To Your Favorite Data Loggers And EFI Systems And More.

Performance gauges are something every hot rodder wants to install in their street machine or muscle car from the time they first start dreaming up a build plan. Everyone has at some point wanted to...

Removing The Barn Find Ferrari 512 BBi Engine: What Could Possibly Go Wrong ?

If you think yanking the engine out of an old truck or Mustang is tough, check out what it’s like pulling one from a Ferrari. And not just any Ferrari, but one that is now super famous and...

You Can’t Start The Rebuild Until You First Finish The Demo: A Complete Car Trailer Remodel Starts Right Here

The Reeves are at it again, doing something I have thought about for a few years. I see all these guys and gals at the races with big fancy trailers and have zero clue how they all afford them. I...

You’ll Never Guess What Is Actually Under The Skin Of This Killer Looking Volvo

Yes, I said killer looking Volvo. These older model Volvos have great lines and the even earlier ones remind me of 1940’s Fords. These here have lines that in some ways remind me of the last...

LT Asks: The Actual Cost of Turbocharging a Big Block 8.1: Should I have built an LS instead?

I’m a big fan of LS engines, and they are all the rage, but some people can’t stand them because they ARE so popular. Some think there is no other engine on earth that can compete with...

Edelbrock Isn’t Dead!!! WTF People?! Their Move From Torrance Headquarters Is No Surprise. Their Foundries Are Staying In California!

I’m sorry, but the rampant misinformation, ignorance, and flagrant absurdities that have been flying since Edelbrock informed the Employment Development Department of their plans to layoff 270...

Road Tour Episode 5: Screw 1,500 Miles, They Went 2,400 In These Bad Ass Hot Rods, Including This Rad Mercury Racing Powered ’67 Camaro

Episode 5 of the Road Tour is pretty darn cool! When you get to run a Mercury Racing powered boat, that makes 3,100 horsepower, flat out next to a Mercury Racing powered 1967 Camaro, it makes for...

The Mongrel Project Finally Hits The Chassis Dyno! Time To Tune This Little Beast And See How Much Power It Makes!

When Matt from Urchfab started the Mongrel project I was hoping it would be something like Project Binky, which I absolutely love. It has some similarities for sure, but I am actually glad that the...