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Since their physical size and shape is identical, using color to distinguish between fuse values is a huge help.
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Automotive Fuse ID: Color Chart for Car & Truck Fuses

Fuses are an essential part of any electrical system. They are designed to fail automatically in the event of an electrical overload or short—sacrificing themselves to save your wiring harness. […]

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3 Steps to Proper Bellhousing Alignment & Offset Dowel Pin Sizing Chart

Is it Necessary to Align the Bellhousing for a Transmission Swap? Q: I’m installing a new 5-speed transmission and bellhousing in my 1993 Mustang. A friend of mine asked me […]

Carb Quickies: 4 Quick Checks to Determine if Your Carburetor is Working Properly
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Carb Quickies: 4 Quick Checks to Determine if Your Carburetor is Working Properly

A cranky carburetor can lead to a number of problems—excessive fuel consumption, rough idle, hard starting, and more. We covered some of these issues in our Carb Detective and Carb Checklist […]

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How to Retrofit GM LS Valve Springs on LT1 Cylinder Heads

Since the GM LS is such a popular engine series, LS-compatible parts are common and easy to find. Which means, if you’re using 1992-97 LT1-style heads on your engine, you […]

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How to Install a Tachometer

With some exceptions, namely older diesels and Corvettes, most tachometers use electrical pulses from the ignition system to indicate an engine’s rpm. Though this method delivers an accurate reading, installing […]

Video: How to Make Perfect Louvers with Mittler Bros. Louver Punch
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Video: How to Make Perfect Louvers with Mittler Bros. Louver Punch

Louvers are a quintessential hot rod thing. Not only do they look old school cool, they also serve a purpose. They were originally applied to vehicles to help let hot […]

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Auto Detailing 101: Chemical Guys Flowchart for Proper Car Detailing (with Video)

Ever wonder whether you should apply wax or sealant first? Or whether using a spray wax provides any type of benefit after applying a Carnauba wax? The Chemical Guys have […]

Spray Painting 101: How to Improve Your Spray-Painting Technique
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Spray Painting 101: How to Improve Your Spray-Painting Technique

“Painting is not magic,” said paint and body expert Kevin Tetz. “It’s not voodoo. It’s not a gift. It’s an acquired skill.” In the video below, you’ll find Tetz, creator of […]

Now's a good time to fine-tune each threaded rod by hand, watching the carb's linkage arms for any signs of movement. Hold the splined lever arm steady and twist just the aluminum shaft very carefully. You want to take up any slack, but not move the arms when turning the aluminum shaft. You'll probably have to do this a bunch of times, switching between carburetors. Each time you’ll get a better feel for taking up all the slack. This step is necessary to make sure one carburetor doesn’t open sooner or later than the other.
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How to Set Up Dual Carburetor Linkage (with Images)

We’ve built and tuned so many supercharged engines over the years, we’ve lost count. And every time we build a Roots-blown engine, the thing we least look forward to is […]

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Slow Your Roll: Upgrading Your Jeep Brake System for Better Stopping Power

You’ve increased your Jeep’s tire size for improved ground clearance, and then you lowered its gear ratio to take advantage of the taller tires. But now, with the taller tires […]