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.

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How Tos

How to Install a Tachometer

With some exceptions, namely older diesels and Corvettes, most tachometers use electrical pulses from the ignition system to indicate an engine’s rpm. Though this method delivers an accurate reading, installing […]

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Videos & Galleries

Video: Installing a Westin HDX Rear Bumper on a Late-Model Ram Truck

Modern bumpers are packed with sensors, lights, and extra electronics. That means swapping a truck’s stock bumper for an aftermarket one isn’t always a basic bolt-on job. In this video, […]

Tech / Tech Articles

How to Upgrade Dim Headlights with a Headlight Relay Mod

If you’re driving an older vehicle with sealed-beam headlamps you’ve probably noticed how much brighter modern headlights have become. Don’t despair; there is a simple headlight mod that can make […]

Buyer's Guides / Parts

Winter Driving Checklist: How to Get Your Ride Ready for Winter Driving

For many of us in high altitude and northern regions, we’ve got to brave the elements and clock-in on time regardless of how heavy the snow is falling. But with […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Cold-Weather Checklist: Tips for Riding Your Motorcycle During the Fall and Winter

image courtesy of Cold weather. It’s a bummer. The birds stop chirping, baseball is over, and you’ll go months without riding your motorcycle. Or will you? While you can’t […]

Featured Vehicles

Retro Muscle: A Closer Look at the Nickel Plate #765 Steam Locomotive

Since OnAllCylinders is about all-things piston-powered, we decided to give you a closer look at another type of mechanical masterpiece. Let’s head back to a time long before asphalt crisscrossed the continent, when […]

Tech / Tech Projects

Yard Machine: Restoring a 1968 Cub Cadet with Help from Summit Racing

Muscle cars, monster trucks, and motorcycles get all the glory, but sometimes the coolest cruisers are hiding in plain sight. And by that, we mean in your garage, or storage […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

Project Bloodhound SSC: A 1,000 MPH Land Speed Car with a Deeper Purpose

What does it take to reach 1,000 miles-per-hour…on land? A lot of math, science, and engineering—along with a team smart enough to put it all together. Bloodhound SSC is a […]

Car Culture & Entertainment / Featured Vehicles / News & Car Culture / Videos & Galleries

Amish Engine Swap? Ye Got That Right!

Here at OnAllCylinders, we rarely come across engine swaps that surprise us. In fact, we’ve seen high-power V8s dropped into everything from a Ford T-bucket to a Mazda Miata. Then […]