Articles written by: Paul Sakalas

Paul is the editor of OnAllCylinders. When he's not writing, you'll probably find him fixing oil leaks in a Jeep CJ-5 or keeping a 1972 Corvette from overheating. An avid motorcyclist, he spends the rest of his time synchronizing carburetors and cleaning grease off of his left pant leg.

Featured Vehicles / Hot Rod Power Tour

An Off-Road Sports Car—Behold the 4-Wheel Drive 1983 AMC Eagle SX/4

One of the reasons we like…no…love AMC is that the company often made cars that you simply couldn’t find in any other automaker’s lineup. Take this neato SX/4 for example. […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

RPM Act Reintroduced in U.S. House & Senate—Here’s How to Help Get it Passed & Save Our Racecars!

Good news: After receiving more than 1.5 million letters from enthusiasts like you, the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act (RPM Act) has been reintroduced in both the U.S. House […]

Car Culture & Entertainment

Ever Play Pole Position? It’s The Racing Video Game That Introduced a Legion of Fans to Motorsports

Before iRacing, before Gran Turismo, heck, before OutRun, there was one racing video game that blistered our fingers and drained our quarters faster than all the rest. And considering it […]

Car Culture & Entertainment

Wings & Things: A Quick History of the Dodge Charger Daytona & Plymouth Superbird

On September 14, 1969 an odd-looking Mopar rumbled onto the track for NASCAR’s first-ever Talladega 500—its sky-high rear wing making it stand out like a biplane amongst the other cars […]

Tech

The Inch-Pound Torque Wrench: An Unsung Hero Tool for Leak-Free Valve & Differential Cover Gaskets

Like so many of our other automotive maintenance adventures, this one started with a few drips of oil on our garage floor. A quick inspection of our engine bay revealed […]

Tech Articles

10 Easy Things You Need to Look for When Inspecting a Vintage, Classic, or Collectible Car Before a Purchase

Recently, a friend of OnAllCylinders had the opportunity to buy a 1970 Chevy Impala coupe—and not just any Impala coupe, one with the relatively rare LS4 option which put a […]

Tech Projects

The Manual Impact Driver: An Unsung Hero Tool for Getting Fasteners Un-Stuck

It all started with a few black spots under our motorcycle’s kickstand, directly above the drive sprocket—a sure sign of a weeping oil seal somewhere. Removing the sprocket cover revealed […]

Featured Vehicles / Hot Rod Power Tour

Check Out the Retractable Roof on this 1963 Studebaker Lark Wagonaire Daytona (& Its Supercharged 289 V8!)

We’ve said it before, but one of the biggest reasons we love larger regional car shows is because we get to see stuff we don’t ordinarily find at local events. […]

Hot Rod Power Tour

The 1978 Ford Mustang King Cobra: A Nice Goodbye Hiss from the Pinto-Based Mustang II

Given its economy car origins, the 1974-78 second generation Ford Mustang (AKA the Mustang II) has received some undeserved criticism in certain gearhead circles. Sure it was down on power […]

Featured Vehicles / Hot Rod Power Tour

What Does it Take to Stuff an LS6 Into a Mid-Engine 1972 Lotus Europa? Let’s Ask the Guy Who Did It…

Made between 1966 and 1975, the Lotus Europa was Colin Chapman’s first take on a mid-engined grand touring car and the predecessor to the awesome Lotus Esprit. Following the Lotus […]