Author Archives: John Milmont

Fixing the 200 treadwear rule

The SCCA and other sanctioning bodies typically have a rule that separates race tires from street tires for classing purposes. Currently, a treadwear rating of 200 is what this rule is based on. Any tire that is equal to or greater than 200 is considered a street tire, while everything below is a race tire. […]

California looks to remove freedoms after Kevin Hart crash

Kevin Harts crash of his highly modified 1970 Plymouth Barracuda is all over the news. Luckily the government is getting ready to swoop in to save us all from anything like this ever happening again.

The shocking importance of an Oil Catch Can

Rambling about brakes

Going fast on OE style rotors

This WILL happen if you go fast on one piece rotors.

GM to close plants and cut jobs – and people are upset?

With the news of GM to close long-time plants and lay off thousands of workers, many are upset. But this has been a long time coming, why the surprise now?

Trump Administration To Roll Back Draconain Obama CAFE Standards

Back in 2012, I wrote and article about how absurd Obama’s 54.5 mpg CAFE regulations were. You can see that article, which is still relevant,┬áhere. One of the things I mentioned in that article was how Jimmy Carter did a similar thing back in the 70’s but thankfully was repealed by the Regan administration. History […]

Flowmaster Pro Series Muffler Review

A while back I received this Flowmaster Pro Series muffler as a promotional item from Autoanything.com. I have been sitting on the muffler for quite some time when after an alignment shop somehow managed to damage my exhaust, I had the perfect excuse to install it. I can now finally report back on this interesting […]

The best deal in track-day tires?

Because this sport is so expensive, I’m always looking for the best deals to get me on the track cheaply – and I just might have just stumbled upon the perfect tire for track days.

Is it possible to make modern power with a gen 1 small block chevy?

The small block chevy is the iconic hotrodders engine. Its been around since 1955 and is even still made new today for the aftermarket. Without too much trouble, 400hp out of one of these engines isn’t hard to achieve. But in this modern age where we see 350hp out of NA V6’s and now turbo […]