Category Archive: Apex Spotlight, Apex Tech Stories

Rockers, Patch Panels, And Tubs Oh My: The Mongrel Project Keeps Getting More Sheet Metal

Urchfab’s Mongrel Project, where a Ford 100E body is being combined with the unibody of an MX5 Miata, is moving forward like none other. We’re talking lots of work and lots of progress...

Riley Stair Might Have Built The Baddest Trans Am Ever And We Love Him For It

This 700 horsepower, 10,000 rpm Pontiac is THE car that virtually broke the internet when it was debuted at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas in November. There wasn’t a single moment of the show that...

Cruise Photos From The 2019 Tour D’ Orange Continue Right Here! Hot Rods, Exotics, Muscle Cars, Classics, Imports And More.

(Photos by Cole Reynolds) Here are more photos from the Tour D’ Orange! The 2019 event was awesome and was a great way to start our new year off by getting on the road in some hot rods....

Minis Are Cool, But This Chopped And Flared Hill Climber Is Something Special

Chopped, Flared, and a Hill Climber? Yeah, this is not your ordinary Mini now is it?  Hell no, this piece was full of insane stuff and totally carries the torch for Mini racers and fans around the...

Here’s One More Blast Of Photos From The 2018 PRI Show In Indy. Race Cars And Parts Galore.

(Photos by Author) Yep, we’ve still got PRI photos to share. Asphalt and Dirt Oval, Road Racing, Drag Racing, Off-Road, Boat Racing, Tractor Pulling, Diesel Racing, and so much more is...

Project Mongrel Continues! This Little Car Is Getting More Beastly By The Minute

When we first started following Project Mongrel we thought it was kinda cool. But now we think it is down right bitchin. The fab work on this thing is simple but clean and nice and shows just how a...

PRI 2018 Is In Full Swing And Here Is Our First Gallery Of Photos: Race Parts And Race Car Nirvana!

It’s December in Indianapolis and that means the PRI Show is in full swing downtown! The Performance Racing Industry Show is mecca for race car guys as every racing parts company is on hand...

HOLIDAZE18: SAVE $400 On A Classic Dash And AutoMeter Gauges For Your Muscle Car, Truck, Classic, And More!

It’s that time of year! Savings are in the air and the holiday spirit is among us! Classic Dash, your only source for ultra high quality dash inserts and gauges, is pleased to bring you...

BACONShift Is BACK!!! The American Powertrain Baconshift Holiday Sale Is On! Save Money And Get Free Bacon!

If you don’t like bacon, then you are not allowed to hang out here at BANGshift.com. And furthermore, we will look at you a little sideways if you tell us you don’t like shifting a well...

Mercedes Has Been The Talk Of F1 With Their Controversial New Wheels. Here’s The Explanation On What They Are Doing

This is not the most exciting video in Formula 1 history, that’s for sure. But if you are an F1 fan then this explanation about the Mercedes F1 team’s new controversial wheels will hit...

Composite Series Continues: Carbon Fiber Panels. How They Are Made, How To Use Them, And How To Install Them

Every component on a race car is designed to perform a particular function, but not all parts are created equal. All Carbon Fiber is not the same, and the way they are made and their thickness can...

Project Mongrel Update: This Ford 100E Is Going To Be One Bad Little Ride

We’ve shown you episodes 1 through 9 on The Mongrel project, and here are the latest episodes showing even more progress on this awesome little project. Matt Urch, the owner of Urchfab is...

Project Binky Is Back, And We’re So Excited To See This Many Episodes!

We’re so excited that the guys at Bad Obsession Motorsports are pumping out episode after episode on Project Binky right now, but a part of us is afraid it means it will soon be done and then...

SEMA 2018: The SpeedKore Performance 1970 Charger “Evolution” Is An All Carbon Fiber Masterpiece

There are a handful of cars that actually live up to the their advanced billing at the SEMA show. The SpeedKore Performance 1970 Charger “Evolution” is one of them. A follow up act to...