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Oldsmobile F85 Race Car
How Tos

Race Consumables: A Checklist of Fluids for You Next Trip to the Race Track

Presuming you’re the type of person who doesn’t enjoy excruciating muscle cramps, you probably make a point to hydrate before going on a long run, a bike ride, or engaging […]

How Tos / Tech

How to Change the Timing Assembly on a Ford 4.6L 3V

Ford’s 4.6 3V, typically just referred to as a “3V” in the Mustang community, is a bit of an oddball in the modular engine family and definitely has its pros […]

wire crimping tools
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Assemble Ignition Wire With the Proper Crimping Tools

Putting together ignition wires can be troublesome without the right tools. It wasn’t a big deal when solid core 7-mm wires were the norm, but with today’s selection of large-diameter […]

How to Use Brake-Bleeding Tools to Save Time and Money
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How to Use Brake-Bleeding Tools to Save Time and Money

One of the most troublesome jobs in hot rodding or racing is brake (or hydraulic clutch) bleeding. Historically, the common method for bleeding brakes has been to have one person […]

Holley-Dominator-1-domaintor-kit
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How to Set-Up and Tune Holley’s Dominator EFI System (Part 2)

In part one of this two-part segment, we dug into Holley Performance Product’s top-of-the-heap Dominator EFI system. If you recall, we noted how sophisticated this system is and how user friendly […]

dial indicator
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Dial Indicator Tips: Advice for Choosing, Mounting, Zeroing and Measuring with Dial Indicators

One of the most important tools you’ll find in any racer or rodder’s tool collection is a dial indicator. They’re used for everything from degreeing a cam to checking run-out […]

single-adjustable shock absorber
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Installation Tips for Adjustable Shocks on Dual-Purpose Street and Race Cars

There is a simple truth in making a car work for both the street and the strip: The shock absorber is key. The reason is simple. If you can control […]

Shift Light Tachometer in a vintage Chevy
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Shifty Business: How to Install A Shift-Light Tach

Today, big high quality electronic tachometers are a common sight at drag strips and in fast street cars. Modern electronics have turned tachometers into precise and reliable instruments (provided, of […]

engine bay painting
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How to Paint an Engine Bay: Learn Pro Tips from Paint Master Kevin Tetz

Editor’s Note: Kevin Tetz, creator of the Paintucation video series, is a seasoned automotive painting pro, and today he’s sharing some 101 tips on how to paint an engine bay […]

Scraba-Tool-4
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How to Make Professional, Weathertight Electrical Connections

Electrical connections that come loose, break, and short-out can become a major headache—especially on a car that relies heavily upon electricity to function.  If the electrical connections aren’t right, they […]