Category Archive: Apex Car Feature, Apex Project Cars, Apex Spotlight, Apex Tech Stories, Apex Video

Project Binky Is Almost Done And Ready For Paint! Finishing Up The Final Details Is All That’s Left

That’s right, the beloved little Mini called Project Binky is nearing completion and man is this thing going to be cool as hell. The boys have been busy getting it ready for the final few...

Here’s How To Fix A Cracked Dash And Make It Look Race Car Cool All At The Same Time

Just when you think you can buy just about every part for every car on the planet, you come across something you are trying to restore that doesn’t have a dash pad available. And sending out...

Big Fat Fender Flares For The Mongrel Project: If Size Matters, Then Urch Is Winning

These are some big flares. The Mongrel has always had a big fender flare look and plan since its inception, but these rear flares have taken on a whole new chapter of big is beautiful. It is the...

Trabant Engine Fun: Let’s Watch The Rebuild Of The Pluggy Little Two-Cylinder Trabant Screamer

“I’m holding half the engine with one hand, that’s how light this stupid thing is.” More funny lines from our hero who we showed you tearing down the engine in his classic...

Video: Looking For A Hardcore Spindle To Fit Your Hardcore Competition Car? The RideTech C5/C6 Track 1 Modular Spindle Is It!

We’re loving this series of videos that RideTech is putting out to educate potential customers with regard to their products, the benefits of said products, and how they can be employed to make...

Install Video: Here’s How Easily A Rick’s RestoMod Tank Installs Into A First Gen Camaro

If there is one thing that the EFI revolution in the aftermarket has been supported by it is the manufacturers on the hard parts of the fuel system side. You can have all kinds of great EFI...

Saving Weight In Your Car Might Be Easier Than You Think! Here Are 5 Tips For Shedding Pounds.

Every race class has got some minimum weight for the car, or car and driver, and since the dawn of time racers have been working to shed pounds from their cars in search of better performance. In...

Tech Video: What’s A COMP Camshaft Swap Worth In A Legit Boss 302? Find Out Here!

You CAN teach old engines new tricks, even the iconic ones. In this video, our pal Richard Holdener talks about waking up a Boss 302 engine, not a modern overhead camshaft version but the classic...

Finishing Up The Tube Core Support, Front End Mounts, And Radiator Mount On The Mongrel

This little beast just keeps on moving forward! Once again I’m impressed with the fabrication and simple approach to keeping things clean, functional, and serviceable on this cool little track...

Want To Learn How To Use An English Wheel On Your Own Projects? Watch This!

An English wheel is one of those tools that you only have if you are serious about shaping metal. Most race and customs shops don’t even have one. The art, and we do mean art, of using one...

The Mongrel Gets A Coat Of UPOL Raptor On The Bottom And It Sure Looks Nice

Since the Mongrel project has had such extensive sheetmetal work, including a complete floor and chassis swap, there are a lot of seams that need to be sealed. And because the car was blasted to bare...

BangShift Tech: Engine Oil and Low Speed Pre-Ignition In Direct Injection Engines – The Link And What You Need To Know

(By Lake Speed Jr.) – What is LSPI? Low Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI) is an abnormal combustion event that can lead to catastrophic engine damage, and LSPI is common to Turbocharged Direct...

Papadakis Racing Shows How A NASCAR Spec G-Force Trans Goes Together

It is not unusual for different types of race vehicles to share components with race cars and trucks from completely different series. Such is the case with drift cars, which often share components...

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...