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The Hedman Performance Group Captures the Attention of SEMA Show-Goers

Published December 22, 2016 by Kahn Media

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The Hedman Performance Group had a busy booth this year at the 2016 SEMA Show. Aside from the displays filled with awesome new parts, one of the biggest reasons for the popularity was the unveiling of the PCHRODS “50/50” Camaro built by Rob Phillips. We also debuted lots of new parts that help make your ride faster and perform better. Von Hot Rod joined in the fun as well this year, greeting fans and pinstriping items for them as well as helping with the giveaway of his two custom-built Hedman Hedders lamps. Read the rest of this entry →

Chopit Kustoms Beatnik Bubbletop Headed to Auction

Published June 24, 2015 by Kahn Media

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Hot rodding is all about expressing your creativity and passion.  Some people like to create vehicles with wild powertrains that attempt to increase the rotational speed of the earth every time they hit the gas, while some take a more artistic approach and use a car as a rolling canvas to create things never before seen.  Famous car customizer Geroge Barris was one of the first to create these wildly modified and styled vehicles back in the 1950s and ’60s.  Today, Gary “Chopit” Fioto of Chopit Kustoms is keeping this tradition alive with his wild, one-off creations like the Beatnik Bubbletop. Read the rest of this entry →

Hedman Hedders Joins the Hotchkis Cup Autocross Series

Published June 1, 2015 by Kahn Media

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Hedman Hedders is bringing its 60 years of All American Horsepower to the remaining eight events of the 2015 Hotchkis Autocross Series presented by Nitto Tire.

Racing season has just begun and the first two Hotchkis Autocross events have already been tremendous successes.  Each weekend the autocross course has been packed with drivers eager to show off their rides and their skills behind the wheel.  Some of the biggest names in the automotive aftermarket have already partnered with Hotchkis on the series, and now, with some of the biggest events of the year still to come, Hedman Hedders has signed on as the event series’ newest sponsor. Read the rest of this entry →

How To Select The Right Set Of Headers

Published May 25, 2015 by Kahn Media

      Choosing the right set of headers can be a daunting task, and there are a number of things that need to be considered when choosing your headers, to make sure they are compatible with your engine/chassis set up, and meet your power goal.  Is the vehicle going to be used on the street or for racing?  Is the engine the factory engine for the vehicle?  Are the heads of a factory configuration or are they aftermarket?  Luckily, Hedman’s National Sales Manager Lee Robinson spent time with Summit Racing to make a video that teaches you what you should know to confidently order a set of headers that will fit right– the first time.

      After watching the video, click the link below the video window to open a complete list of important things to consider, when choosing your next set of headers.

CHECKLIST FOR CHOOSING HEADERS
http://choosingheaders.hedman.com

Hedman Husler Hedders Dominates the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Season Opener

Published May 25, 2015 by Kahn Media

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Nostalgia drag racing has been rapidly growing in popularity over the past several years thanks to its crowd-pleasing, tire-shredding, nitro-burning dragsters.  Started by the preeminent sanctioning body in drag racing, the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series is all about keeping the history of the sport alive and introducing a new generation of fans.  The 2015 season opener at Firebird Raceway in Boise, Idaho was full of close racing that came down to a battle between two Hedman Husler-equipped vehicles – War Horse and Teachers Pet. Read the rest of this entry →

The BIGFEET Are Coming

Published March 31, 2015 by Kahn Media

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Hedman Husler Hedders has been a proud supporter of the BIGFOOT Monster Truck program since it first started 40 years ago and now fans are going to have the opportunity to see all 12 BIGFOOT 4X4 Monster Trucks together in one place.  From April 18th-19th, 2015, these mighty vehicles will be on display at the Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama, just a stones through from where the headers for their massive V8 engines are built.  This gathering is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the legendary monster truck and BIGFOOT owner Bob Chandler is excited to be able to showcase all 12 trucks in one location. Read the rest of this entry →

Yancey Taylor’s 1966 Chevrolet C-10: Perseverance with a Bed

Published December 18, 2014 by Kahn Media

To car enthusiasts, your first car was a symbol of freedom.  It gave you a way to explore the world beyond how far you could ride your bike and meant you didn’t have to rely on anyone else to get where you wanted to go.  It didn’t matter if you had a rusty jalopy that barely ran, a hand-me-down from the parents or an older sibling, or, if you were one of the lucky ones, something that was the envy of all of your friends.  Yancey Taylor definitely fits into the latter category as he was fortunate enough to receive a step-side ’66 C10 from his dad as a fifteenth birthday present. Read the rest of this entry →