SEMA Show 2017 The annual SEMA Show has always offered a platform for some of the best builders, painters, and manufacturers to showcase their talents in the automotive industry. This year, the show continued to impress with more muscle car models on the show floor than we’ve seen in the last few years. Check out...

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Hotchkis Autocross HOT is one word to describe the NMCA Hotchkis Autocross at California Speedway. Not just the racing was hot, but the actual temperature too. Seems that every time we are at this venue it’s hot! But that’s better than being rained out. We would rather sweat and have great racing action than being wet...

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V8 Builds Autocross and Car Show If there’s one thing we love here at Late Model Garage, it’s a V8 engine. Old or new, big or small, the V8 is the quintessential staple of horsepower. This past weekend was an entire show dedicated to the almight V8, which was the V8 Builds show. Besides all...

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LS Fest West 2017 After waiting for six long months, the time finally came for LS Fest in Las Vegas! This event was announced back in September and we had to do a double take to make sure it was true. With the all the fun Vegas has to offer, LS Fest was the icing...

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The $45,000 Third-Gen Camaro While scrolling the ‘web on a lazy Friday morning we found a beautiful Third-Gen Camaro for sale on Craigslist, which is nothing out of the ordinary. What’s out of the ordinary about this car is the asking price of $45,000. You read that correct, a whopping forty-five thousand dollars. Not $4500....

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Installing The 1LE Track Pack From Chevrolet Performance When our Shop Manager’s 5th Gen Camaro was finally paid off and out of warranty, the itch to modify the car became too great. “I knew there was a ton of untapped potential with the car and I knew it’s limits. The time came to push the...

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Exhaust Tech: Everything You Need To Know About Catalytic Converters Few parts on a car are surrounded with more mystery and misconception than the catalytic converter. How could it not be? It’s a sealed box with no user serviceable parts, it’s expensive, and has a somewhat generic sounding name? Why do cats cost so much?...

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2017 Camaro GT4.R Released

February 8, 2017

Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R Chevrolet today introduced the Camaro GT4.R – a new-for-2017 and fully race-ready variant of the sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro. Built to global GT4 regulations, the Camaro GT4.R is eligible in the IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (GS category) and the Pirelli World Challenge (GTS class), two of North America’s top GT racing championships, as...

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Tires are just about the biggest limiting factor in any form of racing. The size, style, and treadwear rating all limit how much tire is on the ground and how much it’s sticking to the ground. We try to put larger wheels on there to allow for a larger tire and more surface area touching...

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SEMA 2016 is done and over, after waiting one long year. This show is the epitome of the aftermarket automotive world where people come from all over the world to be at. For the Late Model crowd, SEMA did not disappoint. Slews of Late Model performance cars were on display along with the latest and...

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