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Video: How to Measure & Select the Right Slip Yoke for Your Vehicle

Don’t overlook the role your slip yoke plays in your vehicle’s driveline. And that’s especially true if you’ve upgraded your engine for more power. In fact, if you plan on […]

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Video: How to Measure Shock Absorber & Coilover Length

If you’re building a custom chassis or trying to optimize your vehicle’s handling with a unique suspension setup, knowing how to measure for the best shock and coilover length is […]

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Video: How to Measure Ride Height & Other Suspension Install Tips You Need to Know

If you’ve been following along with Summit Racing’s Tesla Model 3 White Lightning build, you know the Summit Racing folks upgraded its suspension with Eibach Pro Kit lowering springs. And […]

Engine & Exhaust / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: What Does “Inches of Mercury” Mean & How Does It Measure Vacuum?

Can you give me a short explanation of what inches of mercury is and how it is measures manifold vacuum? I just don’t understand it. Thanks! J.J. This can sometimes […]

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Video: How to Measure Axle Standoff (AKA Brake Space) to Ensure Good Brake Caliper Alignment

Install custom brakes? Swapping axles? Retrofitting rear discs? Then friend, you’re in the right place. The fine folks over at Baer Brakes developed a handy video that’ll walk you through […]

Engine & Exhaust / How Tos / Tech / Videos & Galleries

Engine Building 101: How to Measure and Check Rod Bearing Clearance

Proper bearing clearance is essential when building an engine. That holds true for both your main bearings and rod bearings. We partnered with the Summit Racing team to cover the […]

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How to Measure Axle Offset for New Disc Brake Kit (Video)

When installing a new rear brake kit on your vehicle, there are critical steps to determine the right kit for your setup, and there are no shortcuts. In this video, […]

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Engine Building 101: How to Calculate and Measure Main Bearing Clearance (Video)

Setting bearing clearance for a performance engine is a fundamental step in the building process. There are no quick and easy ways to establish this critical clearance, but with patience […]

Interior / Q&A

Mailbag: How to Measure for a New Steering Column

Q: How do I measure for a new steering column? … A: Measuring for a new steering column is pretty easy. Follow the steps below to ensure you will get the […]

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Video: How to Measure Driveline Operating Angles

Proper driveline operating angles are critically important to prolonging the service life of your driveshaft, U-joints, bearings, and seals. That’s because the wrong driveline angles can cause excessive vibration, which eventually […]