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2018-19 Jeep Wrangler JL - B&M SportShifter & Transfer Case Handle| 02/27/2019
The B&M Precision SportShifter for the 2018-19 Jeep Wrangler JL (2 and 4 door) with 6-speed (AL6) manual transmission features a 303 stainless steel stick with an anodized aluminum pivot reduces the shift throw by 18% over the factory shifter.
Wayne Wright’s 1966 Ford Mustang - Customer Spotlight| 09/07/2017
Marilyn. Punch that name into Google and you’ll find info and images of one of the most well-known actresses and models of the 1950’s. Ask Wayne Wright who Marilyn is and you’ll receive a much different response.
Goodguys 31st West Coast Nationals| 08/30/2017
This past weekend over 3,000 classics, hot rods, and muscle cars descended on the Alameda County Fairgrounds for the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association’s 31st West Coast Nationals presented by Flowmaster. Marked on almost every American horsepower enthusiast’s calendar, the West Coast Nationals are a celebration of American motor cars from the beginning through 1972, drawing out the best from the West.
9th Annual AmericanMuscle Mustang Show| 08/14/2017
Once a year over 3,000 Mustangs and an additional 10,000 spectators converge on Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnton, Pennsylvania for the AmericanMuscle Mustang Show. Said to be the biggest one-day-only Mustang show in the nation, visitors can expect to see everything from seemingly showroom fresh stock examples, to the fastest and craziest modified Fords in the country. Needless to say, with last year’s event being so successful, we were very excited to see what the 2017 show had to offer.
Rudy Irizarry’s 1973 Ford Gran Torino - Customer Spotlight| 08/03/2017
When shopping for a classic, it’s not often that you can find a car with a clear and recorded history. Rudy Irizarry had always wanted to own a vintage Ford and was quickly finding out about that struggle. However, back in 2011 Rudy happened to come across a dusty Ivy Green Metallic 1973 Gran Torino that had been sitting in a garage for over 14 years.
A Year’s Worth of Performance| 08/02/2017
Burgers and fries, peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, 40 Series and Fox Bodies. These are all things that traditionally go well together. They can be enjoyed separately, but there is something special that happens when they are served as a pair. In many ways, these combinations have become somewhat of an American tradition. The annual SEMA Show is an automotive aftermarket tradition and an event that we look forward to each and every year. Decked out with our newest products and vehicles built by some of the most talented craftsmen on the planet, our SEMA booth is always a sight to see, but it wouldn’t be complete without a little something extra.
Lyndsy Payne’s 1970 Dodge Super Bee| 07/25/2017
Often, when one thinks back to the days of being 10 years old, memories of playing catch or building a soapbox car may come to mind. These are the somewhat traditional types of activities that kids may participate in with their fathers. However, Lyndsy Payne was fortunate enough to be a part of something a little grander. At this early age, Lyndsy’s father purchased a project car for the two of them to work on, and not just any car, but rather a 1970 Dodge Super Bee.
South Elgin to SEMA| 06/30/2017
Steve Schertz, the Automotive Technology Director at South Elgin High School in South Elgin, IL is dedicated to providing learning opportunities for his students with a focus on state of the art automotive technology. High School Auto Shop classes are not as commonplace as they once were, but thanks to Schertz, South Elgin High students have had many opportunities to grow their wrenching skills. Current and past programs that the students have taken part in include the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge, Skills USA, Ford Triple-A Challenge and the OTC Carburetor Challenge. Steve’s crew recently caught our attention when we received info on the school’s latest project, a pro-touring 1937 Chevrolet truck.
Farasati Racing - Racer Profile| 06/14/2017
As far back as he can recall, Joe Farasati has always had a passion for racing. Joe’s roots began on two wheels, racing BMX bikes at the age of 7. Hooked on competition, he continually strived to be a better rider, eventually earning himself a place at the expert level by age 15. As the years passed, and as Joe’s appetite for speed and competition grew, his interests progressed from bicycles to cars and he eventually migrated into the wild world of drifting.
10 Things You May Not Have Known about B&M Racing’s History| 05/23/2017