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Turbo Clash: Ebay vs. Summit Racing Turbo

Turbos rule! If you are a turbo guy (or gal), there has never been a better time to be an enthusiast. Just look around…turbos are everywhere and on everything. Not […]

Tech Articles

Mailbag: Explaining Valve Overlap for Camshafts

Q: What is valve overlap? … A: Overlap is when the intake and exhaust valves are open at the same time. It is expressed in degrees of crankshaft rotation. Not […]

Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Adding Power to a Ski Boat SBC—EFI or Carburetor?

I’ve got a direct-drive ski boat with a worn out 350 c.i.d. small-block Chevy. I’m thinking about building a new engine with modest goals. It’s a family boat, but I […]

Tech Projects

Video: Summit Racing Upgrades a 2018 Can-Am X3

In today’s video, our friends at Summit Racing introduce you to one of their latest project vehicles—a 2018 Can-Am Maverick X3 X DS Turbo R, which underwent several exterior and […]

Q&A

Mailbag: What Does an Oil Restrictor Do?

Q: What is an oil restrictor? … A: An oil restrictor installs in the oil passages of the engine block. It limits the flow of oil to certain parts of […]

Tech Projects

Project Firebolt: The LSX Turbo Tacoma (Part 12): Wire, Fill and Fire!

There’s nothing in the world like firing up your project car for the first time. The thrill, the excitement, the smoke…the smoke?!  Well, hopefully not too much smoke. After seven […]

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Mailbag: Identifying the Manual Transmission in the 2001 Ford Mustang

Q: How do I tell the difference between a Tremec 3650 and a T-5 transmission in my Mustang? … A: In 2001, Ford used two different manual transmissions in that […]

How Tos / Tech

How to Set Up and Install Roller Rockers and Lifters

Our friend Eric the Car Guy has been building a 383 stroker for his #ETCGDadsTruck project (a 1990 C1500). In the process, he created a separate, one-off video covering the […]

How Tos / Tech

How to Install and Fit a Nylon Cam Button

If you’re running a roller cam, it’s very likely that you’ll need to locate the camshaft to keep it from rocking back and forth. One of the more economical ways […]

Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Tuning an Edelbrock 1406 Carb to Cure Fat-Running ’72 Jeep CJ-5

I have a 1972 Jeep CJ-5 with a 3.73:1 gear and 33-inch M/T tires. The engine is an AMC 360 rebuilt with 8.75:1 compression, stock heads, and a COMP Thumper […]