Yet Another Light, A Good One, Too. by Hib Halverson This is our third product evaluation of a work light for automotive shop use which can can double as emergency lighting during power failures. In several months of  Cadillac V-Net testing, working on our ATS-Vs, both inside or outside the garage, and during power failures […]
On the heels of Cadillac’s announcement that ultra high performance  CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing models are coming in 2021, we now find out that a Sport Wagon version of the CT5-V is under consideration! According to an interview by Autoline After Hours with Cadillac Chief Engineer, Brandon Vivian, “a CT5 wagon remains under active consideration”. […]
The automotive world has been chomping at the bit for the long awaited, high performance Cadillac Blackwing engine to finally debut.  However, the engine continually seems to elude the light of day.  In this latest press release, Cadillac will unveil their fastest Cadillacs ever built called the “Blackwing” but alas, without the engine we’ve all […]
Modern Spin on an Age Old Shop Tool by Hib Halverson Mechanic’s creepers have been around for decades. Back when I was working as a service technician, I remember the shop which employed me had two of those wooden creepers with the funny, metal, swiveling wheels. Once I was out of the service trade, I […]
Cadillac Reveals First-Ever CT4-V and CT5-V 2019-05-30GM Press Release Expanded lineup adds more choices for spirited performance. Highlights include available Super Cruise, AWD, Magnetic Ride Control 4.0, eLSD and new V-Mode Driven by Cadillac’s latest turbocharging technology and building on more than 15 years of performance credentials, the first-ever 2020 CT4-V and CT5-V were unveiled […]
Cadillac Marks 15 Years of V-Series Portfolio rewrote expectations and continues to drive passion for performance 2019-05-23 GM Press Release Fifteen years ago, Cadillac took a momentous leap by debuting the V-Series, establishing a legacy of refined athleticism conveyed through a succession of acclaimed, distinctive and luxurious American performance sedans. In a bold move for […]
Sebring, Fla., March 16, 2019 Whelen Engineering Cadillac Wins Sebring – Cadillac Sweep Konica Minolta Cadillac second, Mustang Sampling Cadillac third The Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R won the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring today. The Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R and Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R completed an all Cadillac sweep of the Sebring podium. The […]
MSD Pro Power Coils for 2006-20015 CTS-Vs by Hib Halverson The original versions of MSD’s “Blaster LS” ignition coils for GM “LS” V8s had a reputation for poor reliability. The current versions of that product are made in China. Considering those two situations, why would someone having a reasonably good record for useful product reviews […]
Best DIY Brake Bleeder by Hib Halverson I’ve owned my ATS-V for two and a half years and almost 22,000 miles so, this week, it was time to flush the brakes. For over 20 years, when I’ve done brake work in my little DIY shop, I’ve used a small, hand-pumped, pressure bleeder, but recently, it […]
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