Your Weekly Boost 🏎️💨: 1973 Chevrolet Corvette

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FEATURED CHECKED-IN RIDE OF THE WEEK

1973 Chevrolet Corvette
owned by Mike Grohmann

DRIVER BIO: “Street raced as a young man, did some drag racing and then move into dirt track racing. Always had built fords but always knew I would be a Vette owner. I was torn between a sports car or a muscle car build. With my current Vette I get the best with sports car looks and muscle car performance. Mid-life crisis is a myth, you finally get to a point where you can afford it and not worry about babies and life getting in the way”

UPGRADES: “GMZZ 454 engine, Muncie M22 rock crusher 5-speed, Baldwin Motion Tribute L-88 hood with Motion flared fenders, new coilover suspension, Steroid cooling system with dual electric fans, stainless fuel and brake lines, steel lined calipers, 3.70 posi rear end with strapped u joints, brand new wiring harness, GT quick fill gas cap, new leather seats and interior carpet, and $65K spent on restoration.”

VEHICLE BIO: “Previous ISCA best in class at Dallas AutoRama”

COLOR: Malagne Beige with Arctic White stripes

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Check out this stunning 73′ Corvette we found on the Live feed! To get this car to where it is today, it underwent extensive restoration and modification on everything from the interior to the engine. The end result is a beautiful resto-mod that is ready for both shows and the drag strip. In Mike’s words, he has created a Vette with “sports car looks and muscle car performance.” What a way to get the best of both worlds! Make sure you to pay Mike’s profile a visit and follow his build.

Link only works for Android users. IOS users can search for Mike’s profile via the Live Feed search bar.

FEATURED EVENT OF THE WEEK

Columbus Cars & Coffee

Dates:
Saturdays 9am-12pm
Locations:
Lennox Town Center
1647 Olentangy River Road Columbus, OH

PRICE: FREE

EVENT DESCRIPTION: “The original, largest, and longest-running “Cars and Coffee” gathering in Central Ohio. Columbus Cars and Coffee meets every Saturday at the north parking lot in Lennox Town Center, beside AMC Theatres and Champs. 9am to 12pm – all year round – sunshine (ideally), rain, or snow!”

 

TRENDING RIDE OF THE WEEK

2004 Subaru Forrester
owned by Conner Hogan

VEHICLE BIO: “I’ve had this car for 3 years now, at first I didn’t like it at all, and then it started growing on me. I absolutely love it now and I’m glad I’m actually starting to make it how I want it. It’s currently in the body shop with new STI parts. Once those are on its getting sprayed with a new color. My long term goals for it is to put an STI motor/tranny in it. I love driving it but tired of making the N/A power lol :)”

COLOR: “To be determined”

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It looks like Conner has some interesting things planned for his Forester in the near future. We are excited to watch his build progress as he makes the move from N/A to a turbocharged engine. If you want to stay up to date on the progress of Conner’s build, drop him a follow via the link above. Also, shoot him a message if you have any suggestions for paint color! Personally, we are still feeling that Subaru blue.

 

FEATURED BUILD OF THE WEEK

2016 Dodge Challenger
owned by Jordan Carter

DRIVER BIO: “My name is Jordan, 31, I live near Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. I’ve always had a passion for cars & anything fast & loud! I’ve owned a mercury topaz as my first car, then a 94 Camaro RS, 03 Neon, 98 Firebird, 70 Berlinetta Camaro, 05 Trailblazer, 06 Malibu, 13 Dart, 95 F150, and now a 2016 Challenger (Equinsu Ocha). I started back in 2011 customizing cars for friends and myself. It’s always been an art of mine & I find It to be fun and relaxing. *Update* Equinsu Ocha is now SUPERCHARGED & sponsored by RIPP SUPERCHARGERS!”

VEHICLE BIO: “Equinsu Ocha 2016 Challenger SXT boosted centrifugal supercharged v6. Sponsored by Ripp Superchargers. So far on the startup tune from Ripp, she is putting down 400 WHP & 326.29 WTQ!”

BUILD STATUS: Boosted!

UPGRADES: Lightintrendz LED halos, RIPP centrifugal supercharger, HPTuners Tune, rear window louvers, DiabloSport i2 tuner & pcm, STR 20″ staggered wheels, Power Sport drilled & slotted rotors with ceramic pads, Ksport Kontrol Pro adjustable coilovers, SRT front lip, K&N cold air intake, Carbon fiber wrap on hood/roof/trunk, Pedal commander pro, Opt7 underbody lights, Flowmaster American Thunder catback exhaust.

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We couldn’t show you guys Jordan’s driver bio without shinning a spotlight on his awesome build. Meet Equinsu Ocha, a 400 WHP supercharged Dodge Challenger with a host of aftermarket upgrades and modifications. This car started off as a blank slate, but Jordan has added his artistic touch to create a work of art. We are sure that Jordan has more in store for his ride, so make sure you drop him a follow and stay tuned for more!

MOTORCRUSH TIP OF THE WEEK

No more group texts. No more mass emails. No more hassle. Keep your club members up to date on your upcoming events by adding them to the Activities page! Tap the calendar icon on your club’s page, select the + in the bottom right corner, and add the key details. Your members will receive a notification alerting them of the new event once you submit. You can then view all of your activities in one place whenever you view the calendar page.

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