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Project Strokers Wild (Part 2): We Build 393 CID Ford 351W
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Project Strokers Wild (Part 2): We Build 393 CID Ford 351W

After you build a serious 347 cubic inch Ford 5.0—like we did in our first installment of Project Strokers Wild—what do you do for an encore? You build it a […]

How to Install an Air Compressor in Your Garage
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How to Install an Air Compressor in Your Garage

Elbow grease. It’s valuable stuff. That’s why professional mechanics and serious auto enthusiasts love their air tools; one squeeze of the trigger blows away all of the drill-it-/hammer-it-/shear-it-/sand-it-yourself muscle you […]

Step-by-Step: Choosing MSD Ignition Components for our Project ’Stang
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Step-by-Step: Choosing MSD Ignition Components for our Project ’Stang

Ignitions have come a long way from the breaker points and coil setup Charles Kettering designed before World War I (and starting the Delco company in the process). Now there […]

Project Strokers Wild (Part 1): Building a 347CID Ford 5.0L
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Project Strokers Wild (Part 1): Building a 347CID Ford 5.0L

In the great big book of automotive clichés, the phrase, “There’s no replacement for displacement,” can be found at the top of page one. But as much as the phrase […]

Wheel Offsets 101: The Basics of Wheel Offsets
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Wheel Offsets 101: The Basics of Wheel Offsets

Should you go with the powdercoated or chrome-plated wheels? How about a sporty five-spoke wheel…or maybe the classic smoothie look? Yes, style and finish are important considerations when choosing a […]

How to Diagnose Electrical Ground Issues
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How to Diagnose Electrical Ground Issues

Chasing down electrical gremlins in a motor vehicle can be an exercise in frustration—the kind of frustration that makes young men old and old men talk to themselves. But many […]

Step-by-Step: Upgrading a Ford 8.8 Rear Axle
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Step-by-Step: Upgrading a Ford 8.8 Rear Axle

Although the 8.8-inch rear axle found under zillions of 5.0L and 4.6L Ford Mustangs is a pretty good piece right from the factory, there are a couple of drawbacks: a […]

Step-by-Step: Installing TCI’s Powerglide Trans-Brake
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Step-by-Step: Installing TCI’s Powerglide Trans-Brake

The most popular automatic transmission in drag racing is GM’s two-speed Powerglide. A lot of those ’Glides have trans-brakes in them. Put those two thoughts together and voila—instant tech story. […]

Installing a Richmond Gear 6-Speed on a B-Body Mopar
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Installing a Richmond Gear 6-Speed on a B-Body Mopar

Nothing says horsepower quite like rowing through the gears in a 1960s vintage, big block-powered muscle car. But like all good things, there is a price to be paid for […]

Camshafts 101: A Glossary of Camshaft and Valvetrain Terms
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Camshafts 101: A Glossary of Camshaft and Valvetrain Terms

If the rotating assembly is the heart and soul of your engine, then the camshaft is the brain. The camshaft controls the movement of the entire valvetrain, telling the valves […]