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Here’s what we started with--a mass of old style V-belts, heavy cast iron water pump, and equally heavy factory axial A/C compressor, power steering pump, and alternator. Zero eye appeal, bulky, and inefficient compared with today’s accessory drives.
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The Serpentine Solution: Installing a Summit Racing Small Block Chevy Serpentine Conversion Kit

If you’ve got a pre-1988 small block Chevy and are tired of that massive, ugly looking factory accessory drive—the one with the heavy air conditioning compressor, unattractive alternator, power steering pump, and […]

Video: How to Install a Be Cool Direct-Fit Cooling Module
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Video: How to Install a Be Cool Direct-Fit Cooling Module

Nothing ruins a road trip or summer night cruise like an overheated engine. Fortunately, companies like Be Cool are aiming to make cooling system upgrades for classic cars easier than […]

If your powerplant is overpowering your clutch assembly, it may be time to step up to a proper dual-disc clutch.
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Failure to Clutch: When the Going Gets Tough, A Twin-Disc Clutch Just May Be Your Answer

When a clutch fails, the damage can manifest itself in a number of ways. Sometimes you feel the power taper off at the top-end of the rpm band during a full-throttle blast. […]

Video: Step-by-Step Motive Gear Ring and Pinion Installation
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Video: Step-by-Step Motive Gear Ring and Pinion Installation

Horsepower is good. So is torque. But it’s not always about how much power your vehicle makes. Performance can also come down to how you apply that power. That’s why […]

Everything is included in the kit you’ll need to install the remote starter kit. It is highly recommended, however, that an experienced expert do the installation.
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Remote Control: Installing a VPA Remote Start System on Your Vehicle

If you live in an area with extreme weather—like Phoenix, AZ in the summer or Buffalo, NY in the winter—you’ll thoroughly enjoy equipping your vehicle with a VPA Remote Engine […]

Quick Tech: Installing a Putco Hood Shield/Bug Deflector
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Quick Tech: Installing a Putco Hood Shield/Bug Deflector

Protecting your hood from bugs and debris has never been easier. In fact, this video from Summit Racing and Putco shows you just how easy it is to install a Putco […]

Tighten the two screws holding the rotor in place.
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Fired Up: Enhancing Power and Throttle Response with an MSD Distributor/Plug Wire Upgrade

MSD makes a high-end, high-performance distributor for almost every modern engine still in use. Using a Chevy V8—arguably the most popular conversion engine in use today—as the example, we pulled […]

Video 101: Installing a Serpentine Pulley System on a Small Block Chevy
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Video 101: Installing a Serpentine Pulley System on a Small Block Chevy

Serpentine pulley systems offer some considerable advantages over V-belt systems. As we covered in our post on What You Need to Know when Choosing Pulleys, serpentine belts offer greater resistance to stretching […]

Video: How to Install Custom LS Steam Lines
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Video: How to Install Custom LS Steam Lines

Anybody who has swapped the factory intake on a GM LS Engine knows one of the first things to pull out of the way is the coolant steam line. What […]

Video: The Whys and Hows of Installing a Water Crossover Kit on Your Replica Boss 302/351 Clevor
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Video: The Whys and Hows of Installing a Water Crossover Kit on Your Replica Boss 302/351 Clevor

Want to build a Boss replica engine? Trick Flow Specialties’ Clevor water crossover kits allow you to mate Trick Flow PowerPort Cleveland cylinder heads to a Ford Windsor engine, giving […]