ARP Fasteners at SEMA 2015

This year, our friends at ARP hosted a super-slick 1954 Studebaker in their SEMA display.    It's a 1954 Studebaker Champion built by the talented crew at Johnson's Hot Rod Shop, and now rides on a custom chassis powered by over 630 HP of big Chevy power.   Of course, the whole car is held together with ARP fasteners!    The whole team was rewarded with a SEMA Top 3 showing in the Builder's Challenge at SEMA Ignited for their efforts.  

ODESSEY SEMA 2015
Odyssey Batteries can be found under the hoods of many SEMA show vehicles, and this year, we met up with Top Gear star Rutledge Wood to chat about ODYSSEY Batteries and some of the cars in his collection.    Presented by ARP.
 
2015 SEMA Custom Autosound

http://www.customautosound.com - You can't have a cool Classic or Muscle Car without great tunes on board, but nobody wants an audio system that looks out of place.   That's where Custom Autosound comes in, as they make high-quality audio components that have the look to match the sound.   We met up with Ryan McDonald to learn about the latest offerings from Custom Autosund, including the Slidebar series of radios, and The System, a big-sounding aplifier & speaker system that hides in plain sight!

2015 SEMA

The 2015 SEMA show in Las Vegas is underway, and we had our cameras snappin' pics all day.     Here's the first day photo gallery of cars, parts, and whatever we thought was cool from the biggest automotive aftermarket trade show in the world!

Crane's Lead

We stumbled across this cool diner / restaurant on our way out to the 2015 SEMA show.    It's called Crane's Museum & Shoppes, and it's located in Washington, Misourri.   We went for the breakfast and stayed for the very well stocked antique and car museum in the back.    They have tons of old car-themed items on display, ranging from antique cars and gas pumps to scale models, toys, and pedal cars.    There are plenty of non-car themed antiques on display as well, so your non car-fanatic traveling companions won't get bored.   Crane's is just of Intersate 70 and is easy to find.   Be sure to say hello to Cooper the dog.   

SEMA 2015 V8TV Video Preview

The 2015 SEMA show is right around the corner, and we'll be there all week bringing you the latest cars, parts, and even the Booth Babe Challenge!      Join the V8TV Forum to play along!

Espionage Mustang

Ringbrothers are bringing out two awesome Mustangs to the 2015 SEMA show.   “Espionage” is a 1965 all carbon fiber wide body fastback Mustang powered by a 959 horsepower Whipple-supercharged Wegner Motorsports 416 cubic inch engine with custom Flowmaster exhaust. This hand crafted carbon car is finished in a flawless BASF Glasurit Waterborne custom color dubbed “Spy Green.” Espionage will be unveiled Wednesday, November 4, 2015 9:00 am PT in the BASF booth # 21437, located in the SEMA Central Hall/Performance Hall.   V8TV will be there with cameras rolling to learn more about the carbon creation!

 

Ringbrothers SEMA 2015

Ringbrothers have been at the forefront of design and high-end custom cars for years, and at the 2015 SEMA show, they brought out their full carbon-fiber first generation Mustang body for the world to see.    It was laden with Ringbrothers accessories, like hood hinges, door handles, their shifter and emergency brake handle, and many more.    We got the tour from Jim Ring.    Presented by ARP.