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How to Use BTE’s Transmission & Torque Converter Tune Up Services

BTE is in the business of manufacturing and distributing new high performance parts for your racing vehicles, but we also service your current parts for optimum performance. Now is the best time to get your powerglides, torque converters and other racing transmissions tuned up; before the season gets underway in a few months. Just FYI: They don't have to be from BTE, we service all types of equipment. To get the most out of our tune up services, here are some easy tips to follow to... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, January 14, 2019

Car of the Week: Brian Nealey's 1974 Chevrolet Vega

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.  Let us introduce you to  Brian Nealey of Darlington, SC and his ’74 Chevy Vega. How did you get into drag racing? My father got me started in 1998 in a JR Dragster at Darlington Dragway, my hometown track. What model/year do you race now? I drive a 1974 Chevrolet Vega trunk car. Does your car have a nickname? ... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Saturday, March 11, 2017

Car of the Week: Justin Wanamaker's 1927 Suncoast Roadster

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.  Let us introduce you to Justin Wanamaker of Kalamazoo, MI and his  1927 Suncoast Roadster . How did you get into drag racing? I got into racing because of my dad. I grew up at the racetrack, it was just what we did. My dad got a new car in 2003 and let me use his old car in 2004 after we found a motor for it. My dad's buddy... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The 3 Most Important Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Racing Transmission

A transmission is one of the most expensive and most important parts of your racing vehicle, which is why it is incredibly important to ensure you’re getting the right setup...the first time around. To save yourself some time, money and possible headaches down the line, ask yourself these three very important questions before purchasing your racing transmission.  1. What exactly is it that I’m getting? After all, the devil is in the details. An automatic... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Tuesday, February 21, 2017