• what are coated brake rotors

    Disc brakes on automobiles have been around since the 1950s. The basic design itself hasn’t changed much since that time, but technology has advanced the components that make up the system. Calipers have evolved to contain as many as eight pistons for maximum clamping force. Rotors feature not only internal cooling vanes, but some have…

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  • Garage Tours 401: The Petersen Museum

    Our friends at Valvoline and Team Valvoline have been touring some of the coolest shops in the nation. In this episode they visit what is widely regarded as one of the most important car collections in the world, The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1994 by its namesake Robert & Margie Petersen,…

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  • SEMA 2017 is here which means the Ringbrothers and Prestone are finally showing the finished 1972 AMX Javelin! Prestone® Products Corporation, the leader in underhood chemicals, unveiled a one-of-a-kind 1972 AMC Javelin AMX at this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) convention. Plans for the custom Ringbrothers build began at SEMA 2016 and Prestone has been eager to reveal…

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  • Prestone_AMX_interior

    The Ringbrothers and Prestone are now turning their attention to the interior of the custom 1972 AMX Javelin build. The stock factory interior was already a fantastic design, so how do Mike and Jim Ring put their own twist on it? By respecting what people loved about the original, but adding in their own custom touches along the way. While…

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  • Ringbrothers Prestone AMX

    The Ringbrothers and Prestone are planning on giving their 1972 AMX Javelin a serious altitude adjustment. Getting the stance right on a custom car build is everything. Lowering a car isn’t just about torching the springs until it drops, a builder must also take into consideration how the suspension will move and tuck up under the body. Get…

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  • Prestone 1972 Javelin AMX

    The Ringbrothers and Prestone have teamed up to build a 1972 AMX Javelin that breaks all the rules. In fact, breaking the rules of car building is what got Mike Ring and Jim Ring into the custom car industry. While serious restoration shops agonize over the correct shade of Cadmium plating to use on an exhaust bolt, the Ringbrothers…

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  • 1972 AMX Javelin build

    The Ringbrothers and Prestone are getting into the guts of the 1972 AMX Javelin build. In this video Mike Ring talks about the heart of the build, a Dodge Hellcat engine sporting a prototype 4.0L Whipple supercharger that is capable of massive amounts of boost. Backing it up is a seriously stout custom automatic transmission capable of handling…

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  • Prestone - Ringbrothers Custom 1972 AMX Javelin

    In the last video we learned that the 1972 AMX Javelin had some serious body modifications in the works. The Ringbrothers and Prestone are building quite possibly the most detailed and high-tech 1972 AMX Javelin on the planet by combining traditional hot rod building techniques with advanced 3D modeling, CNC machining, and rapid prototype 3D printing….

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  • RingBrothers_1972_Javelin_AMX

    Work continues on the custom 1972 AMX Javelin at the RingBrothers shop in rural Wisconsin. Find what the RingBrothers think is the most important part of their builds, and how long one of these rolling masterpieces takes to create. The RingBrothers are putting their own twist on the 1972 AMX Javelin design to make it unique including a major body…

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  • Prestone and Ringbrothers Building A 1,000HP 1972 Javelin AMX

    Prestone Products Corporation has been named an official partner of the RingBrothers, formalizing a relationship between the custom car builder and the premier purveyor of cooling system products.  The Prestone team has formally revealed plans for a ground breaking new car build that will revitalize a long lost American performance icon, the 1972 AMX Javelin….

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