143 – Power and Speed – Tom Returns from UAE

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio Tom returns with some tales from the UAE after being gone for what seems like 6 months.  Custom Show, serious dune machines, and clams are all covered. Mike has gotten deeper into the welding and metalwork side in his quest for a turbocharged Tahoe.  He got some products from some companies you might be interested in.  He’s quite picky so when he says something works, it works. Live again next week Monday night at 7:00 PM EST on Mixlr.com.  Call in number 908 751 0211.  Live callers welcome, and this will be the line…

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142 – Power and Speed – In Studio Guests Anthony and Josh

Mike, Tom, Tad, and two friends of the show Anthony and Josh stopped in to check out the “studio” For long time listeners Anthony called in about the self learning EFI in one of the very early show.  We told em to come in and years later he finally did.  Anthony is going to try to get to Drag Week this year and is getting parts together for a old school SBC.  Josh is a LS guy and working on his own deal right now.  We are going to see if we can help these guys get some part together.…

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141 – Power and Speed – Garage Talk – Busy Week

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. This days always happen.  We look around the room and say “whatdoyaogot”… nothing.  Sometimes these shows are good from the standpoint of just the guys being the guys.  (if ya heard the preshow stuff like “Build a Tad” referenced you could only imagine) Live again next week Monday night at 7:00 PM EST on Mixlr.com.  Call in number 908 751 0211.  Live callers welcome, and this will be the line for giveaways. Like us on Facebook by going to Power and Speed Podcast and follow us on Twitter @powerspeedpod.  Listen to past archives on…

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139 – Power and Speed – Greg Banish of Calibrated Success

Mike, Tom, Tad, and SS Jeff in Studio. Jeff stopped by for the show and he has his SS going pretty good.  10.60 at 135ish.  That’s pretty damn nice for a 4400LBS street car. Greg Banish has been on several times before and always has loads of good information.  Greg has honest to god OEM level calibration experience and knows the “right” way to do everything from their perspective.  Imagine having all kinds of power and the mannerisms of a the showroom production car.  His videos are priceless if you are working with the Gen 4 GM tuning tools and…

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140 – Power and Speed – Lake Speed of Driven Racing Oil

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. Lake speed has been around racing as long as any of us can remember.  Working with Gibbs Racing for many years has lead to the formation of Driven Racing Oils.  Oils have changed more than most people over the years and those changes have impacted the life of high stress components in the engines we work with.  Listen in for the changes that happened over the years in oils and why you should be using Driven Racing oil in an engines that push the limits. Live again next week Monday night at 7:00 PM…

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138 – Power and Speed – JC Beattie of ATI Performance

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. It’s always nice to have return guests and it’s even better when we can get some of the latest info people should know about.   JC Beattie of ATI Performance joins us tonight for some additional transmission information.  All the power in the world won’t get the job done if the car does not leave and gets down the track.  The engines of today can make so much power they require a trans that is built to live.  Trans and converter tech has come a long way over the past few years and it…

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137 – Power and Speed – Last minute show

Mike and Jeff in studio. To borrow from todays racing lingo, this is what we would call a “No Prep” show.  (not that most of them are full of prep to begin with) The show was cancelled because Tom got called away, but Jeff showed up so we turned on the mics.  I have always said they can’t all be winners, but sometimes it’s nice to just shoot the breeze.   PJ from Canada called in (eh) to give some Rocky Mountain race week info.  We had past shows discussing this event and if you are interested this has some…

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136 – Power and Speed – Mark Conte of Real Street

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio.  The performance world changes fast.  Advancements in power production have been occurring year after year.  If you don’t keep on top of things you will get left behind.   Mark Conte joins us tonight to discuss Real Street and the power production possible today.  Anyone in the Supra world certainly knows who Real Street is, but they are much more than Supera performance.  Mark and the guys at Real Street have you covered for just about anything you are working on.  Sound performance principles know no brand limits and you can be sure info…

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135 – Power and Speed – Howard Tanner of Redline Motorsports

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio.  Alrightythen.  Things are getting back to normal and we should have a show you late model GM guys can get into. Like it or not, change is coming.  Mike didn’t like change when the LS popped on the scene or when the Corvette moved to square taillights.  Most of us hate change, but since we can’t stop it, we have to live with it. Howard Tanner joins us tonight to talk about exactly these changes.  The two big changes in the GM power plant area will be smaller displacement (maybe even V6) and no…

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134 – Power and Speed – Tom Returns

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio.  Tom is back! Thank god, it’s not easy to do this without people you work with all the time. Tom traveled to Japan and the Middle East for shows he had to attend.  This should be the last bit of travel for a while so we can get back to the guests and the tech.  Tom has some stories from the road, but he’s pretty beat up.  All said and done it was like being on the road for a solid month. Live again next week Monday night at 7:00 PM EST on Mixlr.com.…

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133 – Power and Speed –

Mike, Tom, and Fudd in studio.  Tom is still away so good ole Fudd attempts to take his place.   Fudd is still talking about his Dragweek car and is still stuck on a supercharger.  We know they can work, but Mike seems to think it’s not the best idea for this particular type of event. Tonight Glen Hunter calls in with some info Fudd might find useful.  Glen has a beautiful old school Chevy that used to have a supercharger.  After trying to get as much out of as he could he gave up and went over to turbos.…

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132 – Power and Speed – Updates

Mike, Tom, and Jeff in studio Tom is still away so fireman Jeff came in to talk about his car for a little bit.   Tom will be back in 2 weeks and we will back to normal, or at least as normal as we get. Live again next week Monday night at 7:00 PM EST on Mixlr.com.  Call in number 908 751 0211.  Live callers welcome, and this will be the line for giveaways. Like us on Facebook by going to Power and Speed Podcast and follow us on Twitter @powerspeedpod.  Listen to past archives on your favorite Podcast…

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131 – Power and Speed – Kevin Pranger of Katech

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio.  There are a few companies that achieve a level of success that most of us can look up to.  We all had engine builders, car builders, and racing organizations over the years we followed.  There is no doubt that most categories of racing at the professional level get difficult to say the least.  That is gross understatement when you are speaking about 24 hour endurance races.  Katech met the challenge head on, and made their mark in racing history.   Kevin Pranger of Katech Engines called in to give us some insight into his…

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130 – Power and Speed – PRI 2017 recap and road trip

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio.   Well, it’s official, Mike left his house and actually went to PRI 2017 in Indy.   It was a very fast trip, with just a small amount of time spent at the show.  (and yes, he drove the Tahoe out there) Mike got to meet lots of the people that have been on the show, and did manage to mess with a few of them.  A bunch of listeners got together after the show day for dinner with Mike and Tom.  Lots of fun, all good people Live again next week Monday night…

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129 – Power and Speed – Ben Strader – Square Port Heads FTW

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. What is GM doing?  For that matter what are most of the manufactures doing?  The guys feel GM is messing things up at almost every turn. The long standing battle between square ports and cathedral ports takes another turn.  Ben Strader of EFI University calls in to discuss the latest findings between these two head types on two test engines.  Both of these are very high horsepower normally aspirated engines that make serious power per cubic inch.  Check this one out for some more insight into this whole subject. If you are really serious…

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128 – Power and Speed – Power and Plumbing

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. Well, Mike had a crappy week.  Mike was saddled with a plumbing disaster Friday night at his home this past week with a 4″ cast iron septic pipe deciding it was time to check out.  We don’t think we need to get into more detail than that.  Show prep has to take a back seat sometimes to real life, and this was one of them.   With that lovely image in your head, enjoy your Thanksgiving!  Tune in next week for Ben Strader from EFI U.   Live again next week Monday night at…

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127 – Power and Speed – Eric Brooks of HP Tuners

Mike and Tom in studio. Tad broke a ball joint and is sitting on the side of the road (we had to tell you or you might not have noticed)  We have to apologize ahead of time to Eric Brooks and our fans.  We were in a bad position after having missed two weeks.  We had a SEMA delay, an issue with the internet service being messed up, and now almost a third straight week of no show.  Mike got called in to a surprise budget meeting he could not miss.  That messed up our time, our prep, and the…

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126 – Power and Speed – Greg Banish of Calibrated Success

Mike, Tom, Tad, and SS Jeff in studio.   Well Mike has gone and done it.  He talked about it with Sloppy Matt, but he did it.  Mike is the proud owner of a 2011 Chevy Tahoe, and we have no doubt that HP tuners will put Mike in an an institution.  The oddest part of all of this Mike actually witnessed a crime! We love repeat guests, and tonights guest could not come at a better time.  Greg Banish of Calibrated Success is one of the best resources for the process of calibration while taking into account the OEM…

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125 – Power and Speed – Dave Steck of DSX Tuning

Mike, Tom, Tad, and SS Jeff in studio. Our buddy Jeff stopped by tonight to fill us in on his SS that Mike has been helping him with.  The initial tunes are done and the car is solidly in the 10s.  There is more left in it, but it is a true street car.  It drives like a stock car, no meth injection, and still weighs in at 4400LBS.  It’s really nice to see this working out so well, and we hope for more data soon. Since Mike has been fumbling about with HP Tuners tonights guest is a good…

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