Category Archive: Product Profiles

Apr 12 2014

MSD Atomic EFI Fuel Injection Systems Now California Emissions-Legal

Rejoice, California hot rodders—MSD was recently granted Executive Order Number D-722 from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) making the Atomic Fuel Injection System (part numbers MSD-2900 and MSD-2910) legal for use on 1987 and older GM passenger cars and trucks that came from the factory with a carbureted V8 engine. According to MSD, the …

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Apr 11 2014

How it Works: Better Performance with Moroso’s Air/Oil Separator

Positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) systems were created for a reason. These systems alleviate combustion pressure from an engine’s crankcase by using engine vacuum to suck the pressure out of the crankcase. Once the air pressure is drawn out of the crankcase, it is reintroduced into the intake charge as it enters the engine. While PCV systems play …

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Mar 13 2014

EFI Tech: Fuel Injection Made Easier with Edelbrock’s Universal Sump Fuel Kit

As much as we hate to admit it, there’s still an intimidation factor that comes with electronic fuel injection systems. It’s not that we’re afraid of enhanced throttle response, improved fuel efficiency, and better overall performance–all things associated with electronic fuel injection. We love that stuff. It’s all the extra wires and fuel system modifications associated …

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Mar 12 2014

Product Profile: Cardo Systems Scala Rider Q1 Headsets

Like hitting the open road by yourself—alone with just your bike and your thoughts? Then Cardo Systems’ Scala Rider Q1 Headsets aren’t for you, Lone Wolf. But for those of us that like to ride in pairs, or even in packs, these headsets are a bit of a game-changer. The headsets allow a rider to …

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Feb 28 2014

Hydro Dipping 101: The Process Behind T-Rex’s New Hydro Dipped Graphic Series Grilles

Hydro dipping (n.): a method for transferring printed graphics to three-dimensional surfaces by suspending chemically-activated film in a vat of water and then dipping the substrate material into the water. Make sense? Of course it doesn’t. Hydro dipping is a fairly complicated, multi-step process that requires visual aid to understand. Luckily, the good folks at …

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Feb 06 2014

Muffler Tech: Corsa’s Reflective Sound Cancellation vs. Flowmaster’s Delta Flow Technology

Mufflers are tasked with reducing exhaust sound levels. Ironically, muffler manufacturers have created a lot of noise and confusion when it comes to exhaust technology. Although muffler designs can be broken down into distinctive categories—chambered, turbo, glasspacks, etc.—muffler makers are quick to tout the benefits of their own, unique innovations that make these designs better. …

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Jan 30 2014

Product Profile: Collector Tethers Will Help You Pass Tech Inspection at Racetrack

NHRA has instituted a rule for 2014 requiring that all racecars be equipped with an NHRA-approved tethering system for header collectors, or a minimum half-inch stitch weld located on each primary tube. Enter Collector Tethers—designed by longtime NHRA sportsman racers Scott Lemen and Lynn Ellison. Their new product has also been approved for NMRA, NMCA …

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Dec 19 2013

Detroit Locker: History, Anatomy & FAQs About the Toughest Differential in Town

Back in the day, if you needed the toughest, most-capable differential on the street, you ran a Detroit Locker.  When you want the same kind of differential today, the choice is still a Detroit Locker. It’s the most durable and dependable locking differential available. The Detroit Locker is an automatic locking differential that is designed …

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Dec 07 2013

Parts Bin: Garage Heaters, Battery Chargers & Other Winter Gear

From time to time, OnAllCylinders will provide a peek at some of the newest products and deals that can help get your next project on track for less. Check out what’s in our parts bin this week: Mr. Heater Convection Shop Heaters Warm up your garage or shop quickly so you can get to work …

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Nov 19 2013

Video: An Introduction to K&N Blackhawk Air Intake Kits

Take a look at K&N’s new Blackhawk air intake kits, which provide K&N’s dyno-proven designs for maximum airflow and horsepower in a sleek black package. At K&N, black is the new black. Learn more by watching this video we shot at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

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