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Complete Disassembly of Todd’s C3

Complete Disassembly of Todd’s C3

It has been a long week at our Mundelein shop as we are wrapping up some of the old builds along with our ElCamino project finished. Now we have begun the complete disassembly of Todd's C3! This C3 is going from its factory 190 HP to 650 HP fuel injected! I cannot...

Wikked Rebuild

Wikked Rebuild

Follow us as we rebuild this WIKKED Corvette as the parts are rolling in. We are adding a new Level 7 transmission, rebuilding the Power tube and adding a New “beast” torque converter. Dual core radiator and giant fan ready for install.

Rick’s true Indy Pace Car!

Rick’s true Indy Pace Car!

Rick's true Indy Pace Car! Sometimes we get requests to change a clients car into what he wants....not what the collector's want! Here is Rick's beautiful Pace Car that is numbered 210. He is going to drive this car and that I applaud! Too many of these cars become...

1990 Corvette Convertible with a blown air bag DERM module!

1990 Corvette Convertible with a blown air bag DERM module!

1990 Corvette Convertible with a blown air bag DERM module! GM made it for only 6 months. Found one and then had to do this to install it! Thankfully it is completed and fixed! Wow!!! Our team of corvette specialists really can tackle any of your repair,...

Recent Projects Being Worked On

Recent Projects Being Worked On

Our Current situation in the shop.....Dave's beautiful 442 W-30 ready to roll, Bill's C6 Vette is just about wrapped up, and Dennis's spotless IROC Z getting under way as we speak! It's always crazy here at H.P. and today is no different! Stop on by and check em out!...

National Corvette Day

National Corvette Day

In 2008, the United States House of Representatives passed a resolution that June 30th would annually be known as “National Corvette Day.” Below is an excerpt from the resolution. “H. Res. 970 In the House of Representatives, U. S., June 26, 2008. Whereas the...

2017 ZO6 Corvette

2017 ZO6 Corvette

Tony's C7 2017 ZO6 Corvette is wrapping up and with the new Comp Cam and Springs added to the Long Tube Headers, Modified Supercharger, and a few other goodies.....she is a force to be reckoned with!!  

71 Caprice

71 Caprice

We are wrapping up on Joe's 71 Caprice! Joe was previously experiencing some over heating issues that we were able to resolve by adding a new Edelbrock Carb, as well as 4 Core Radiator with dual electric fans and electronic controls. We then full tuned this baby. We...

BIG WHEELS Sponsorship

BIG WHEELS Sponsorship

H.P. Performance is back to being a BIG WHEEL Sponsor at the Mundelein Park on Park cruise nights. This is a huge show that happens once a month for the entire summer. They get over 650 pre 1977 cars at this every event! I cant wait to take the El Camino! Be sure to...

1971 Dodge Charger

1971 Dodge Charger

1971 Dodge Charger 500 Sat for 3 years with out running at all. Serviced, tuned up, and complete dial in. Painted heat extractor on hood. Drained all fuels and liquids Replenished and Serviced it fired right up and now runs great and looks great too!

Blown Up 2003 Corvette ZO6 Rebuild

Blown Up 2003 Corvette ZO6 Rebuild

We also just finished a 2003 Corvette ZO6 that the customer had the misfortune of blowing up at a racetrack.   We removed the entire drivetrain and built him a nice rebuilt ZO6 engine with a Comp Cam and Springs. We also installed a new clutch with remote bleeder for...

’66 Corvette Ragtop

’66 Corvette Ragtop

As if this '66 Corvette Ragtop wasn't fierce enough we now ensured it sounds as good as it looks. We recently installed a killer new soundsystem; a Retro Sound bluetooth stereo deck. Check it out! If you want new a new sound system, more muscle or any other upgrades...

The H. P Performance Difference

We offer something that no other shop in the Midwest offers…that is friendship. We are home to the “Mancave” a place where allour customers meet on a weekly basis to visit, compare builds,and ideas, or to simply relax. Come on in and have a hot cup of coffee and a donut…. Take a seat and relax….Make some new friends and rekindle old relationships.