Articles written by: OnAllCylinders Staff

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

LS Engines

Gen 3 vs. Gen 4 LS Engines: How to ID Them (Video)

LS engines are the most popular engines to build, swap, and hot-rod because of their availability, affordability, and compact size. (They fit pretty much anywhere that a Gen. I or […]

Tech Articles

Mailbag: What Does a Residual Pressure Valve Do?

Q: Would you please explain residual valves? … A: A residual pressure valve is a special type of one-way check valve. They are used to keep a small amount of pressure in […]

Motorsports

The Best Way to Corner Balance a Racecar

Editor’s Note: The following is republished with permission from our friends at Intercomp Racing. … Corner balancing, or scaling, is a fundamental part of a well-handling racecar. Management of the […]

Parts

Intro to Camshaft Cores and Designing Cams to Make Horsepower (Video)

In today’s video, Mark Campbell at COMP Cams walks us through the four primary types of camshaft cores. Cam cores, or an unground lobe camshaft (UGL), are essentially unfinished camshafts, […]

Videos & Galleries

Engine Building 101: How and Why to Perform an Engine Friction Test (Video)

What is an engine friction test and why would you want to perform one? When building a short block, a friction test will help you determine the amount of drag […]

Tech Articles

Mailbag: How Do Thermostats Work Within a Cooling System?

In a liquid cooled engine, the thermostat is a valve installed between the water pump and the radiator. It controls when the radiator starts to cool the engine. It’s job is to […]