Articles written by: Steve Baur

Steve Baur is the founder and principal of Driven Media Works, a Florida-based creative-services firm serving the automotive aftermarket. After attending the University of South Florida for journalism, Steve signed on with Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords magazine, where he served as associate editor and, later, technical editor during his nine-year tenure. In 2010, he was promoted to the editorship of Modified Mustangs & Fords, a publication he helmed for four years before launching Driven Media Works in 2014. A lover of all things automotive, Steve has contributed to a wide range of motoring publications, including Car Craft, Truckin', Modified, Super Chevy, Race Pages, GM High Tech Performance, Fastest Street Car, and High Performance Pontiac.

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Tech Projects

Pontiac Prizefight: Restoring a 1969 Firebird (Part 2)

If you happened to catch Part 1 of this series, then you’re up to date with what we are doing with this 1969 Pontiac Firebird, but if you’re not, let […]

1969 Pontiac Firebird restoration
Tech Articles

Pontiac Prizefight: Restoring a 1969 Firebird (Part 1)

If you’re into cars, then there’s a good chance that at some point you have wanted a muscle car. Unfortunately, the days of picking up a popular model on the […]

How Tos / Tech

How to Use Motive Products Power Brake Bleeder

Having the right tool for any job often results in a successful completion of the task, and it can often save time as well, which can translate into more free […]

How Tos / Tech

How-To: Customizing Your Valve Covers to Create Something That Fits Your Style

Visit enough car shows and you’ll begin to see certain styling trends under the hoods of your favorite vehicles. We’ve all seen chrome, and billet, and more recently, the racy […]

How to Choose an Oil Pan
Tech / Tech Articles

What’s the Clearance, Clarence? A Guide to Choosing Oil Pans for Stroker Engine Applications

How much horsepower does it make? How much torque does it put out? These are usually the first questions enthusiasts ask when it comes to buying parts for his/her street machine […]

Tech / Tech Projects

Saving Silverado (Part 6): Replacing the Knock Sensor on LS-Powered GM Trucks

Search the Internet about it and you’ll quickly find that failing knock sensors in LS-powered GM trucks are a common occurrence. Replacing a knock sensor may seem like a daunting task once […]

Product Installs / Tech / Tech Projects

Saving Silverado (Part 5): Updating and Upgrading Your Factory Mirrors

In this installment of Saving Silverado, we have a super easy upgrade that most anyone can perform without the need for any special tools. We’re upgrading the stock power side mirrors […]

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Saving Silverado (Part 4): Lighting Upgrade for Your Full-Size Chevy Pickup

In our last installment of this Saving Silverado project, we remedied some issues with the HVAC system, and until this point, we’ve been doing a lot of fixing and repairing […]

How Tos / Tech / Tech Projects

Saving Silverado (Part 3): Getting the HVAC System Operating Properly

No one likes sweating in a hot car in the middle of summer, and it’s especially infuriating when there is a perfectly good air conditioning system on board that doesn’t […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Saving Silverado (Part 2): Upgrading the Brakes on a 2005 Chevy Silverado

If you happened to catch the introduction of the Saving Silverado project, then you know that there are as many things wrong with it as there are right. One of […]