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Infographic: Engine Noises and What They Could Mean
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Infographic: Engine Noises and What They Could Mean

New engines aren’t cheap. And rebuilds can be costly and downright time-consuming. It’s no wonder unfamiliar sounds from our engine compartments can cause immediate concern. Seriously, anything except “vroom,” “roar,” and perhaps […]

Baer Essentials: Choosing the Right Brake Components for a Street-Strip Car
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Baer Essentials: Choosing the Right Brake Components for a Street-Strip Car

Big cars need big brakes. While a common drag car might weigh 2,400-2,800 pounds, today’s street-strip machines can easily weigh more than 3,500 pounds. Often these heavy, fast cars tax […]

Quick Tech: Why is My Car Battery Not Holding a Charge?
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Quick Tech: Why is My Car Battery Not Holding a Charge?

It’s one of the most-searched automotive questions on the internet. It’s also one of the most-common reader questions we get here at OnAllCylinders. “Why won’t my battery hold a charge?” […]

Stroker Math (Part 2): A Quick Guide to Popular Ford Stroker Combos
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Stroker Math (Part 2): A Quick Guide to Popular Ford Stroker Combos

As we told you in Part 1, there is a formula to creating a stroker engine. Bore size, overbore, crankshaft stroke, and connecting rod length must work together to produce […]

Fuel Pump Technology: Understanding Different Fuel Pump Designs
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Fuel Pump Technology: Understanding Different Fuel Pump Designs

Fuel pumps come in a variety of designs. In the most general terms, you can choose between mechanical, belt-drive, and electric (inline and in-tank) pumps. We wrote an earlier post […]

Tire Talk: 8 Things Your Tire Tread Might Be Trying to Tell You!
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Tire Talk: 8 Things Your Tire Tread Might Be Trying to Tell You!

Your tires might be telling you something. Are you listening? The condition of your tires could warn you of premature wear or be a sign of issues in other areas […]

Quick Tech: Wastegates vs. Blow-Off Valves…What’s the Difference?
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Quick Tech: Wastegates vs. Blow-Off Valves…What’s the Difference?

Turbocharging continues to gain popularity. But there are still a few areas of a typical turbocharger setup that remain fuzzy to turbo newbies. One of the most common misunderstandings involves the basic […]

Quick Tech: Return- vs. Non Return-Style Fuel Pressure Regulators for Low-Pressure Fuel Systems
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Quick Tech: Return- vs. Non Return-Style Fuel Pressure Regulators for Low-Pressure Fuel Systems

Back in the day, low-pressure fuel delivery systems were the norm. As carburetors evolved and fuel injection came into play, fuel pressures increased and low-pressure systems became common. However, low-pressure fuel […]

Battery Mounting Tips: How to Mount Your Battery for Optimal Safety and Track Performance
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Battery Mounting Tips: How to Mount Your Battery for Optimal Safety and Track Performance

Few of us give consideration to how and why battery mounting can be used as an advantage. We know that the majority of drag cars and many street/strip machines have […]

Cavitation Explanation: What is Fuel Pump Cavitation — and How Can You Avoid It?
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Cavitation Explanation: What is Fuel Pump Cavitation — and How Can You Avoid It?

What is cavitation? You’ve probably seen the term thrown around in reference to fuel system components, but do you really understand what it is and why it’s bad? According to FUELAB, it’s […]