A Different Breed of Hot Rod by Black Orchid Customs
Thursday, July 27th, 2017

We don’t often shine the “RideTech Rides” spotlight on foreign cars, but we occasionally come across a build that really strikes a chord. This 1958 Mercedes Benz 190SL built by Gary Combs and the crew at Black Orchid Customs is …

New Project: Sharon’s 1967 Chevelle – Grand Touring Car
Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

One of the most interesting things about RideTech is we are completely self-sufficient. In addition to developing parts on our test track and manufacturing them in-house, we have the ability to build complete, best in show builds from the ground …

Hot Summer Fun: Amazing Cars and Good Times
Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

As we head into the heart of car show season, we are really excited about the next few events, including Goodguys Des Moines. This event attracts thousands of customs, muscle cars and pickup trucks as well as competitive autocross machines …

Rare Buick T-Type StreetGRIP Test Car
Friday, June 9th, 2017

Some companies — RideTech included — still make parts in the USA. Likewise, you will be pleased to hear that some companies still develop and test-fit products on actual cars before sending them out to customers. Known as “Product Validation” RideTech endeavors …

Part II: The Track 1 1970 Camaro Project
Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Racing is a critical component in RideTech’s product development strategy.  While you may never race your RideTech-equipped car or purchase our racing-oriented Track 1 components, RideTech’s racing efforts are likely to benefit your project. RideTech absolutely, positively torture tests parts on a weekly basis. …

New Project Car: The RideTech Track 1 Camaro
Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Our latest project car, called the RideTech Track 1 Camaro, is underway at Smitty’s Custom Automotive in Tiffin, OH.  The new car, a 1970 RS “Split Bumper” Camaro, will replace the 48 Hour Corvette which is scheduled to sell to …

Ten Questions With Tim Strange of Strange Motion Rod and Custom
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

  RideTech: How did you get into the hobby, Tim? Tim Strange: My dad built choppers when I was real young. When my sister and I got older, he sold his bike and got a 57 Chevy. I remember riding …

RideTech Rides: The 48 HR Camaro Gets Some Aggressive Updates
Thursday, May 18th, 2017

This week’s “RideTech Ride” is none other than our very own 48 Hour Camaro.  Six years after the legendary two day build, the car has just received some significant mods to elevate the car’s already competitive game. Front fenders have …

The Next Big Thing: Modernize the 78-88 G-Body with StreetGRIP Suspension
Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

In 1987, Guns N’ Roses made the Billboard 100 Chart with their hard rock song “Welcome To The Jungle”. GnR did it again in 1988 with a rock ballad called “Sweet Child O’Mine”. Unfortunately, not everything about the 80’s rocked.  …

RideTech Visits Capital Hil for SEMA Washington Rally 2017
Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

RideTech General Manager B.J. Elmore, together with approximately 100 other SEMA member-manufacturers, visited Washington D.C. as part of SEMA Washington Rally 2017.  B.J. Elmore, who also serves as Chairman-Elect for the Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA), commented: “It’s an opportunity …