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Car of the Week: Lance White's 1989 Ford Mustang

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today we're featuring Lance White from Laurel, Delaware, who owns and races a 1989 Ford Mustang .    How did you get into drag racing? My oldest brother loves hot rods and I followed right along with him.   When and where was your first race? US 13 Dragway , Delmar, Delaware, 1996   What model/year do you... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, June 25, 2018

Car of the Week: Jake Howard's 1976 Pontiac Trans Am

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring Jake Howard from Lavon, Texas, and his 1976 Pontiac Trans Am.   How did you get into drag racing? I got into racing at the young age of seven. My dad always enjoyed hot rods and he came across the junior dragsters back in the dial-up internet days. At this point, my dad had a 1970 GTO that was street driven, and... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, June 12, 2017

Car of the Week: Jeremy and Wayne Beavin's 1955 Chevy Bel Air

Welcome to the BTE Racing Car of the Week series, where we feature our customers and fans, and the cars (and trucks) they love to race. Today, we're featuring Jeremy and Wayne Beavin from Charlestown, Indiana, and their 1955 Chevy Bel Air.   How did you get into drag racing?  Family tradition   When and where was your first race?  Ohio Valley Dragway 1998   What model/year do you race now?  1955 Chevy Bel Air   Does your car have... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, June 6, 2017

When should you upgrade to eight (8) or ten (10) clutches in your powerglide transmission?

In a racing powerglide transmission, the high gear drum is an important area to consider when doing high performance upgrades.  In OEM applications, the high gear drum is stacked with 4 to 5 friction and steel clutches.  Our quick tip guide  details the method for cleaning up the OEM drum and preparing it for a racing setup. Using standard thickness clutches and a standard height clutch hub, six (6) friction and steel clutches can be installed in an OEM powerglide... Read More
Posted by Brandon Barrentine at Tuesday, January 28, 2014

September Updates

Well, the NEW 2008 BTE Catalog is out and looks great! You might have received yours in the mail by now. If you haven't, give us a call at 1-800-626-1828 or look for it on our website at www.bteracing.com. There you will find a link at the top to view it as a pdf file. Our website is a great way to learn about our products, as well as place an order. The website offers reduced prices and free shipping on featured items. And with over 6500 products, we will have your needs covered. I am... Read More
Posted by Brandon Barrentine at Tuesday, September 23, 2008