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Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: 5 Things to Check When Swapping to Higher Lift Rockers

I have a 1970 Nova SS with a 11.5:1 compression, 355 cubic-inch small block. It has Sportsman II heads, a COMP Cams hydraulic camshaft (292 degrees advertised duration, .507 inches […]

Videos & Galleries

How to Check Crankshaft End Play (Video)

Crankshafts are among the most abused engine components because transmissions create tremendous forward force on them, especially in high performance applications. That’s why it’s important to check crankshaft thrust clearance, […]

Product Profiles

A Closer Look at Thule Tepui Rooftop Vehicle Tents

New-ish name. Same great products. Tepui rooftop vehicle tents popularized by camping and overlanding outdoor enthusiasts have been re-branded as Thule Tepui rooftop tents. Outdoor accessories maker Thule acquired Tepui […]

Q&A

Mailbag: Which Air Intake Tube Material is Better – Metal or Plastic?

Q: Is a plastic or metal intake tube better? … A: Air intake kits are a popular performance upgrade. They are affordable, easy to install, and provide noticeable gains over a […]

Q&A

Mailbag: The Difference Between Single-, Double-, and Triple-Pass Radiators

Q: What is a double-pass radiator? … A: In a single-pass radiator, coolant only crosses the radiator core one time. Fluid enters the inlet. It flows across the core in […]

Tech Articles

Cooling System Tech: Overflow Tanks vs. Expansion Tanks

By Nicholas Thomas, Mishimoto Back in the infancy of liquid-cooled engines, nearly all emissions systems would vent chemicals and harmful vapors into the atmosphere. No PCV or CCV lines, and […]

Motorsports

Racing Advocacy Group Working with Lawmakers to Reopen Racetracks

The U.S. Motorsports Association is working with Pennsylvania State House Rep. Dave Maloney to build public support for a bill that would authorize various outdoor recreational activities including motorsports facilities […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: 4 Things to Know When Choosing a High-Amp Alternator

There are four things to know when considering whether to use a high-amp alternator. First, do you really need a high-output alternator? Most factory alternators are rated at 65 to […]

Q&A

Mailbag: Is a 3-Row Radiator Better Than a 2-Row One?

Cooling Basics – Row Quantity vs. Tube Size In the radiator core, coolant flows through tubes. The tubes are joined together by the fins. More heat can be exchanged when […]

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Automotive & Aftermarket News

Gale Halderman, Original Mustang Designer, Dies at 87

Gale Halderman, the original designer of the Ford Mustang, passed away after battling liver cancer. He was 87. Halderman sketched the first Mustang in 1962. “To have lived 87 years […]