All-in-One Harness

Bowler’s All-in-One Harness for Your 6-Speed Transmission

Holly Battle News

Remember the good old days of wiring up your hot rod? You could get a small block engine running with 3 wires hooked up. Then with a handful of other connections your cassette deck was ready to blast your favorite hair band through your hand crank windows. Fast forward to today, there’s touch start ignition, fuel injection, climate control, 5.1 …

Transmission Coolers

Why Your Automatic Transmission Needs a Transmission Cooler

Holly Battle News

You’ve probably experienced a time in your life where you’ve been upset about something and someone told you to “keep your cool”. Our lives and our cars run much better when we can keep our tempers and temperatures in check. We all know that our engines need a good radiator to dissipate the extreme heat produced, but are you aware …

Hot Rods Lineup

Transmission Gears, Horsepower, Torque: Is More Always Better?

Holly Battle News

There is a subscribed belief in the automotive aftermarket that more is always better. More horsepower, more torque, more tire width, more rim diameter, and more transmission gears all equal a better car right? It is true in many cases, but sometimes it doesn’t actually make sense due to size and technology constraints. That’s what I want to touch on …

Black Friday Sale at Bowler Performance Transmissions

Nick Shotts Sale

This is the time of year where we remember all the things that we are thankful for, and while each of us has our own list of things to be thankful for, we want to let you know how thankful we are for your trust, loyalty, and support of us. Without you, Bowler Transmissions wouldn’t be able to continue building …

2017 Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational

Bowler Transmissions in Action at The 2017 Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational

Holly Battle News

If you haven’t completely exhausted yourself after SEMA 2017 comes to a close, there’s still one more opportunity to get your car fix on. Optima Batteries will be celebrating year 10 of their Ultimate Street Car Invitational the Saturday & Sunday after SEMA concludes. This is the final race of the season and the last chance to prove who has …

1966 Chevrolet C10 by James Otto

Grandfather’s 1966 Chevrolet C10 Restored for Pro Touring

Alexis Austin News

Country musician James Otto has restored his grandfather’s 1966 Chevrolet C10 a couple of times. When James first decided to restore the old Chevy in honor of his grandfather, he just wanted to get it back in shape to drive around Nashville. James recalls that the truck was pretty well cared for when he inherited it. After fixing it up …

1968 Chevrolet Corvette Green Mamba

1968 Chevrolet Corvette “Green Mamba” Off to the Races

Alexis Austin News

Bob Bertelsen builds, owns, and races his cars out of his two-car garage in Ohio. His latest build is a 1968 Chevrolet Corvette named Green Mamba. This car took 12 ½ months for Bob to finish. Instead of building show cars capable of hitting the track, Bob focuses on performance first. His builds are race cars that can also be …

Why Use a Universal Hydraulic Master Cylinder Kit?

Alexis Austin News

If you’ve ever tried to find a “universal fit” part for your hot rod, we understand your pain. When we decided to build a hydraulic master cylinder kit that provided a universal fit to cover a wide range of applications, we knew we had to get it right. Our goal was to design a kit that would provide universal fit, …

1965 Ford Mustang convertible "Ballistic"

1965 Ford Mustang Convertible Restored

Alexis Austin News

At last year’s 2016 SEMA Show, the Ringbrothers unveiled a beautiful restomod 1965 Ford Mustang convertible. Named “Ballistic,” this car was special for a number of reasons. Interestingly, “Ballistic” was the first car that the Ringbrothers presented in a live unveiling at a SEMA Show. It was also the first time they built a Ford Mustang convertible, despite their history …