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.

Car Culture & Entertainment

What Do Checker Cabs, Coachbuilt Luxury Cars & Gibson Guitars Have in Common?

If you said Raymond H. Dietrich, then you probably don’t need to read the rest of this article. But if you didn’t, let’s continue… Meet Ray Dietrich Born in 1894, […]

Tech Articles

Car Maintenance 101: What is a Cabin Air Filter & When Should You Check Yours

This story begins with a burned-out blower motor in Kyle’s new car. Kyle’s a friend of OnAllCylinders and a really smart car guy, so he quickly dove in to investigate. […]

Product Profiles

The Oil Filter Socket: An Unsung Hero Tool for Quick, Easy Oil Changes

Mechanics like to joke about their disdain for vehicle engineers, particularly those that put regular service items in hard-to-reach locations—making routine vehicle maintenance a real pain. And perhaps nowhere is […]

Car Culture & Entertainment

Pontiac’s Innovative OHC Sprint Inline 6 Proved That You Didn’t Need to Bring a V8 to the Musclecar Party

In an earlier article on the Crosley Hotshot, we mentioned that it carried a groundbreaking engine with an overhead camshaft. That got us thinking about another innovative OHC powerplant that […]

News & Car Culture

Check Out This Interactive Google Map of Lost & Abandoned Drag Strips

Nostalgia often runs deep for drag racers. Whether it’s the historic Lions Drag Strip in California or any one of the dozens of small-town dragways across the country, many racers […]

Tech Articles

Can Seafoam Motor Treatment Clean an Engine’s Combustion Chamber?

Seafoam is the brand name of a product that’s been around for ages. It began as an engine treatment designed to remedy fuel-related problems and, early on, gearheads found that […]

Shows and Events

Photo Gallery: 2021 Goodguys Summit Racing Nationals Bonus Reel

Columbus, Ohio – Even though it was two weeks ago, we’re still unpacking from our trek down to the Goodguys Summit Racing Nationals. And amidst our gear we found a memory card […]

Featured Vehicles

Behold the Cosworth Vega: A Chevy Subcompact with a Formula 1 Pedigree

For years, we thought the Cosworth Vega was a mythical creature that existed only in automotive history books. Until we saw one at the 2021 Goodguys Summit Racing Nationals. “It […]

Featured Vehicles

Check Out This 1972 Honda Z600—It’s All Original & a Former Autocross Champ

Amidst a sea of ground-pounding Detroit muscle at the 2021 Goodyguys Summit Racing Nationals, this pocket-size Honda stood out like a chipmunk running in the Kentucky Derby. It’s easily a […]

Featured Vehicles

Ever See a 1970s-Era Chevy Caprice with a Roof-Mounted Gooseneck Hitch Pull a Vintage Camper?

We’re guessing no. And that’s the biggest reason why we love going to large regional shows like the Goodguys Summit Racing Nationals, because they bring in a lot of vehicular […]