Update: Sharon’s Chevelle Gets Some Hot Rod Jewelry
Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Custom car building is an art form. Builders have always walked the line between form and function. The Voelkels have always built functionally beautiful cars. This Chevelle will be no different.  There is no roof chop nor supercharged monster motor. …

Supercharged Shop Truck: Level 7 Builds A Corner Carving C10
Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

If you walk around the Street Rod Nationals and other events, you might hear talk regarding “concern for the next generation of hot rodding.”  Some complain that the next generation, typically identified as 14-year-old teenagers, are too busy playing video …

A Custom Built 427 by SDPC Raceshop for the Track 1 Camaro
Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

As everyone knows, RideTech is a suspension company. In addition to great parts, we’re known for building awesome cars too. A great handling car, however, is nothing without an engine. For 2018, our goal is to build THE FASTEST street …

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 …