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 watching a 1972 Corvette overheat. An avid motorcyclist, he spends the rest of his time synchronizing carburetors and cleaning chain lube off his left pant leg.

2.3L ecoboost engine
Buyer's Guides / Parts

EcoBoost Mustang Upgrade Guide: Making the Most of Your 2.3L Engine

Ford’s engineers earned their paychecks when they designed the 2.3L EcoBoost engine. Making more than 300 horsepower, it’s no surprise that the mighty 4-cylinder replaced the venerable 3.7L V6 as […]

1994 Lotus Esprit S4
Featured Vehicles

Parts-Bin Engineering: Richard Cumo’s Lotus Esprit S4

In production from 1976 to 2004, the Lotus Esprit built an impressive resume. It made appearances in two James Bond films (including once as a submarine), was featured alongside Julia […]

Ferrarri F40, Right, Red
Shows and Events

Photo Gallery: Exotics, Muscle Cars, Trucks, and Imports from NEO Cars & Coffee 2017

TALLMADGE, OH. — At a typical Cars and Coffee event, you’re just as likely to see a European supercar as you are vintage American muscle. The whole idea behind the worldwide […]

Auto Meter Tach Install Diagrams
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 […]

Westin HDX rear bumper
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

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 do much for the […]

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 […]