Video: How To Make Custom Spark Plug Wires and Test Resistance Video: How To Make Custom Spark Plug Wires and Test Resistance
Dorman Offers Low-Cost Fix for High Oil-Consuming Modern GM Engines Dorman Offers Low-Cost Fix for High Oil-Consuming Modern GM Engines
Testing a Junkyard Ford 5.0L Engine with New Top End Kit Testing a Junkyard Ford 5.0L Engine with New Top End Kit
Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1966 Chevy Chevelle SS 396 Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1966 Chevy Chevelle SS 396
Ford Engines

Testing a Junkyard Ford 5.0L Engine with New Top End Kit

It has always been my contention that the 5.0L Mustang saved Ford, or at the very least, Ford Performance. Prior to the introduction of the 5.0L, Ford was serving up […]

Product Profiles

Dorman Offers Low-Cost Fix for High Oil-Consuming Modern GM Engines

Editor’s Note: The following article was written by the smart folks at Dorman Auto Parts, which has been around since 1918, specializing in quality OE-fit replacement parts. You can read […]

Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1966 Chevy Chevelle SS 396

Chevrolet entered the muscle car market with the introduction of its Chevelle (Malibu) SS in 1964. The first-generation Chevelle started out with 283 small block, but Chevy soon broke its own cubic inch […]

Tech

Video: How To Make Custom Spark Plug Wires and Test Resistance

Terry Wilson, a.k.a Coverman66, is just like us–someone whose love of hot rods and horsepower knows no bounds. At age 10 he was driving his uncle’s muscle cars on the […]

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Video: Crate Engine Shopping Tips From BluePrint Engines

Pete Stout from BluePrint Engines got with our friends at Summit Racing for their socially distanced Virtual Super Summit a couple of months ago, discussing key factors to consider when […]

Q&A

Mailbag: How Does an Ignition Coil Work?

Q: How does an ignition coil work? … A: Ignition coils are electrical transformers. They convert low voltage to high voltage through a process called induction. There are various designs, […]

Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Bogged Down on a Blow-Through Carburetor

I have a 355 c.i.d. small-block Chevy to which I’ve added a small Vortech centrifugal supercharger. The supercharger blows into a hat over the carburetor. For now, the engine is […]

Featured Vehicles

Video: Rick Stein’s 1965 Mercury Comet

Rick Stein has a passion for classic cars and knows the importance of getting you the parts you need on time. As a member of Summit Racing‘s Order Fulfillment Center, […]

Parts

Tools and Tech Tips for Pulling and Installing Spark Plugs

In some vehicles, pulling and replacing spark plugs is a nightmare: Impossible to reach plugs. Headers, shock towers, and air conditioning parts in the way.  Factor in the multiple opportunities […]

Featured Vehicles

Video: Craig Artzner’s Full-Top 1973 Chevy K5 Blazer

Let us introduce you to our friend Craig Artzner and his super-clean 1973 K5 Chevy Blazer. Artzner’s full-top K5 Blazer started coming together in 2006. Although the previous owner had […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News

Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett to Retire

Ford CEO and President Jim Hackett, 65, will retire from the company effective Oct. 1, the company announced today. He will be succeeded in the role by Ford COO Jim […]

Tech Articles

Mailbag: Why Do I Need to Use Antifreeze?

Q: Why do I need to use antifreeze? … A: The fluid you use in your engine’s cooling system can affect its performance. For most vehicles, a 50/50 mixture of antifreeze and […]

Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Troubleshooting Stripped Cylinder Head Bolts

I’ve got an old, 327 c.i.d. small-block Chevy that I started to replace the heads with a better set. My problem is I’ve stripped the threads on two head bolts […]

Parts

Upgrading 2nd-Gen Camaro with Aldan Suspension Kits

Editor’s Note: The following tech story and product profile from Aldan American was previously published on Aldan’s website, and is being shared here with permission. … The second-generation Chevrolet Camaro […]