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Video: A 9-Step Installation Guide for DECKED Truck Bed Storage Systems
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Video: A 9-Step Installation Guide for DECKED Truck Bed Storage Systems

DECKED truck bed storage systems have become increasingly popular as a method of improving the utility of pickup trucks and vans. Equally useful for contractors storing tools and supplies as they […]

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 […]

Front rotor, pad, and caliper in place.
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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 […]

Squared Away: Bringing Modern Handling to a 1973-87 GM “Square Body” Truck with a RideTech StreetGrip Suspension
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Squared Away: Bringing Modern Handling to a 1973-87 GM “Square Body” Truck with a RideTech StreetGrip Suspension

In the classic truck world, it doesn’t get much more popular than GM’s 1967-72 C/K-series pickups. These second-generation “Action Line” trucks have gone up in value and are becoming increasingly […]

George laid out all the panels on the Jeep’s hood until he could figure out where each panel went.
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Panel Protection: Adding Brush Protection with Rugged Ridge Magnetic Body Protectors

When we get a new Jeep—at least “new” to us—or an actual brand-new off-the-showroom-floor Wrangler, we want to keep it as pristine for as long as we can. But how […]

Once everything is all buttoned up, here’s how the engine compartment will look. Much more lively than before, the kind of engine compartment that will strip the paint off your house and give any bystanders a permanent orange afro. And until you open the hood, no one will have any idea the Hulk-level punch you’re packing because of the nice and quiet turbo versus an instantly recognizable supercharger whine.
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Turbo Install: We Add 200+ HP to a 5th-Gen. Camaro SS with a Turbonetics Turbo

The 5th Gen Camaro SS (2010-2015 model years) left the factory loaded with power—425 ponies for a manual trans car or 400 in a 6L80E equipped 5th Gen. But even […]

If you don’t have a hoist, you’ll need at least two people—and probably a third—to position the front bumper and bolt it into place.
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Bumper Booster: Installing Smittybilt XRC Steel Bumpers on a Jeep Cherokee XJ

When building a daily driver for an avid off-roader, who also happens to be a high school student in Southern California, there are a some unique challenges you need to consider. […]

Use the proper spindle nut socket and torque the inner locking nut to 50-ft.-lb. After torqueing the nut, rotate the rotor in both directions to assist in seating the bearings, then loosen the nut a quarter-turn to release some pressure on the bearings.
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Dana 30 Hub Conversion: Installing an Alloy USA Manual Locking Hub Conversion Kit

When Mike Barnes bought new tires for his 1997 Jeep Cherokee, he had no idea that the increased traction of the Yokohama Geolandar M/T tires might cause a weak link […]

The finished product looks worlds better than where we started. Now this interior will be a lot more comfortable place to spend some time.
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Easy Interior Makeover: Updating a Tired Interior with DEI Boom Mat and Procar Seats

Horsepower is the holy grail we all love to chase, but who says you have to be uncomfortable doing it? While we worked to upgrade the performance of our 1978 Camaro project, […]

Video: How to Paint Brake Calipers and Drums with VHT Caliper Paint
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Video: How to Paint Brake Calipers and Drums with VHT Caliper Paint

If you want to freshen up the look of your brake calipers and brake drums with VHT Caliper Paint, you’re in the right place. If the brake calipers and drums […]