Joe McCollough's Articles
Member since May 10 2018
Joe was born with gearhead DNA and has been around cars for as long as he can remember. He started learning to wrench from his dad and continued his education with a degree in Automotive Restoration from McPherson College. Joe loves working on anything with wheels, and his current projects include a Model A hot rod and a 1986 Buick Regal, his first car. He works in Marketing at Speedway Motors and wants to share his passion for old cars with as much of the world as possible.
Joe McCollough's Articles
We hit Holley's LS Fest 2018 at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and had a blast! Here are a few shots of some of our favorite cars.
We finally get to drive Project Chevelle after the big engine swap, and it's pretty awesome. Rowing through the gears with our new Tremec 5-speed isn't bad either!
At long last, Project Chevelle gets a muscle car heart transplant in the form of a 383 from BluePrint Engines.
We add some tuneability to the suspension on Project Chevelle by bolting on QA1 coilovers front and rear.
In this episode, Project Chevelle gets coilovers and a much-needed altitude adjustment. Watch as we install QA1 bolt-on coilover kits front and rear, then dial in the perfect stance and shock settings. Our old Chevelle is really starting to look mean!
After getting the control arms and drop spindles installed last time, we are dying to see what it looks like on the ground. Today we are working with the Speedway Deluxe Disc Brake Kit. Josh and Joe are on a roll!
Adam Rice's Model A coupe is a perfect example of a homebuilt car done right.
If this car looks like a big toy, that was intentional. It's as fast as it looks, too. Read on for the details on its development and impressive race career.
Want a little peak into where Speedway creates and test their products? Check out this video on Joe working in Speedway's Research and Development shop.
Joe's wrenched on Speedway's '67 Camaro, '52 Chevy Truck, '72 Chevelle, and countless other cars that have rolled in over the years. Meet Joe, who can spot the soul of any car and stay true to it.
Wheels and tires can make a huge difference in the appearance of any car. We find out just how true this is on Project Chevelle.
Project Chevelle gets new wheels and tires, and a massive personality change! Watch as we add a huge dose of visual horsepower to the old Chevelle.
In this episode, Project Chevelle gets treated like a race car, and survives!
I know what you're thinking. "Why in the world would anyone run a stone stock 307 Chevelle on a chassis dyno, then throw it around cones like a rental car?" It's a good question, but we did it anyway. Here's why...