Made In America – MSD
Apr18

Made In America – MSD

by Rob Mullner Chief Enthusiast Photos by the Author   For over three decades an innovator in the aftermarket performance sector has been designing, engineering, manufacturing and repairing aftermarket ignition systems and components in El Paso, Texas. The company is MSD/Mallory, and if you are a circle track or drag racing enthusiast you already know and respect the brand; after our tour I was even more impressed with the...

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Made In America-Eibach Springs, Corona, CA
Mar24

Made In America-Eibach Springs, Corona, CA

by Rob Mullner, Chief Enthusiast-JC Whitney Photos by the Author and Eibach Springs For the next episode of Made in America we traveled to Corona, California to visit Eibach Springs. Since 1987 this renowned German manufacturer of performance suspension systems has been thriving and expanding its markets, products and workforce in Southern California. We had a chance to see all of the operations at Corona starting with the Research...

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Made In America-Tenneco, Paragould, AR
Nov07

Made In America-Tenneco, Paragould, AR

by Rob Mullner, Chief Enthusiast-JC Whitney Photos by the Author The latest episode of Made In America finds us halfway across the country in Paragould, Arkansas, to visit Tenneco Inc. This plant produces Monroe®shocks and struts and Rancho®shocks for distribution in the aftermarket. Arriving at the plant, we immediately got a sense of the scale of the operation. In addition to being one of the largest employers in Paragould, the...

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Made In America – Evans Waterless Coolant
Aug15

Made In America – Evans Waterless Coolant

As told to Rob Mullner, Chief Enthusiast – JC Whitney Photos by Evans Waterless Coolant If there’s an image of America that’s endured, it’s the dream of a fast car, an open road and the endless horizon. Sadly, this dream has often suffered from boilovers, corroded radiators and drivers stranded on the side of the road. It’s fitting that American ingenuity also solved these problems when engineers John Evans and Tom Light decided...

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Made In America – Dash Designs
Jun14

Made In America – Dash Designs

by Rob Mullner, Chief Enthusiast The next stop on the Made In America tour took us to Tempe, Arizona to visit Dash Designs and meet their team of dedicated employees creating unique accessories for vehicles interiors. The Dash Designs story is rooted in American ingenuity and opportunity. As an ASU graduate and local mechanic, Dash Designs founder Brad Schiff saw many customers at his repair shop with cracked dash tops from the brutal...

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Made In America – Rancho Suspension
Jan26

Made In America – Rancho Suspension

by Rob Mullner, Chief Enthusiast – US Auto Parts Photos by Jeff Simmons Celebrating over 60 years in any industry is noteworthy; so many pieces must line up perfectly to enable a brand to build a solid foundation for future expansion. In the Automotive Aftermarket, the environment is even more fickle; trends come and go, vehicles rise and fall in popularity and other challenges like recessions and fuel prices are beyond control....

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