Ignition Timing 101: Vacuum Advance vs. Mechanical Advance Ignition Timing 101: Vacuum Advance vs. Mechanical Advance
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Mailbag: How Much Compression is Too Much?

Q: I have a 383 stroker engine that’s making 525 horsepower and 450 foot-pounds of torque. I’m running a Trick Flow Super 23® top-end engine kit with a 9.1:1 compression […]

Tech Articles

Ignition Timing 101: Vacuum Advance vs. Mechanical Advance

What’s the difference between vacuum advance and mechanical advance? Why do you need ignition advance in the first place? And can you really use vacuum advance in boosted applications? While […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News
Hummer EV

GMC’s New 2022 Hummer EV is Big—Just Like its Price Tag

GM relaunched the Hummer brand this week with the unveiling of the 2022 Hummer EV, ditching the traditional internal combustion engines of its predecessor for an all-electric motor in the […]

New Products

Garmin Catalyst is Road Racing’s Newest Must-Have Tech

Say hello to the Garmin Catalyst—a real-time driving performance optimizer and coaching tool which Garmin International says is “set apart from any other GPS lap timer or data system the […]

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Hummer EV
Automotive & Aftermarket News

GMC’s New 2022 Hummer EV is Big—Just Like its Price Tag

GM relaunched the Hummer brand this week with the unveiling of the 2022 Hummer EV, ditching the traditional internal combustion engines of its predecessor for an all-electric motor in the […]

How Tos / Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Properly Place and Install an Oxygen Sensor

Thinking about swapping out your carburetor for an aftermarket EFI system? If so, there are sensors required to feed your ECU with the right information to help operate your EFI […]

Featured Vehicles

Hemmings Auction Find of the Week: 1969 Camaro SS 396

What’s happening over Hemmings Auctions right now?  We’d like to draw your attention to this ‘Day Two’ style 1969 Chevy Camaro SS 396 with a four-speed stick. Day Two muscle […]

Buyer's Guides / Parts

Tools for Tuning Holley Carburetors: You Need More Than You Think

Recently I found myself setting up a Holley Ultra XP carburetor. When I looked at my workbench, I was actually surprised by the sheer number of tools laid out.  I’m […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How Much Oversize is Too Much When Custom-Setting Piston Ring Gap?

I have a 4.030 small block Chevy with 1/16 inch rings. I have a 4.125 inch bore ring set that I’ll never use. Can I use the larger rings and […]

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Mailbag: Understanding Poly Locks & How to Adjust Them

Q: What is a poly lock, and how is it used? A: Essentially, a poly lock is an adjustable rocker arm nut used with stud mount rocker arms. Each poly […]

Featured Vehicles

Hemmings Auction Find of the Week: 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1

This week, our Hemmings Auctions feature vehicle is a 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1. A Marti report for the car shows it is an original Mach 1, which has undergone […]

Tech / Tech Articles

3 Reasons to Upgrade to Tubular Control Arms

You hear about tubular control arms a lot these days when talking about performance suspension systems.  But is all the buzz really warranted? Are tubular control arms really worth your […]

How Tos / Tech

Interior Decorator: How to Install Automotive Carpet

Laying down automotive carpet in your car might not seem like that big a job.  But it’s not exactly a flop-down-and-go job either. We were reminded of this first-hand when […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

NHRA Releases Full 22-Race Schedule for 2021

Brighter days are ahead. The National Hot Rod Association is looking forward to a full race season in 2021 and today announced its 22-race professional schedule for next year. There […]