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How Tos

Engine Building 101: How to Install Piston Rings on LS Engine (Video)

Piston rings play an important role in the efficient operation of your engine. They create the seal between the cylinder wall and piston necessary for good compression. Plus, they keep […]

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Garage Goal #9: Cleaning and Detailing Your Vehicle the Actual Right Way

You’re stuck at home. It’s Car Care Month. Now’s the absolute best time to get your vehicle’s exterior in shape. Or at the very least, you can make your latest […]

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Garage Goal #8: Get Your Ride(s) Tuned up and Ready to Go!

We get it — you’re anxious to get your project vehicle on the road and ready for shows. Eventually we’ll get there, but for now, you’ve got extra time at […]

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Garage Goal #6: Adding and Installing the Right Air Compressor

If you’ve been doing without an air compressor, the extra time you’ve been spending the garage lately may be providing just the push you need to add a shop compressor. […]

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Time to Shine: Advance Your Paint-Restoration Skills

National Car Care Month is here and hopefully soon we will be cruising the town and headed to our favorite car shows. Now is the time to get that ride […]

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Intro to Optimizing Pushrod Length with Checking Tools

In most cases, the pushrods in your engine drop into a guide plate of some sort in the cylinder head, with the lower end fitting directly into the cup of […]

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6 Great Ways to Experience Epic Clutch Installation Failure

The good people at RAM Clutches have been helping their customers properly install performance clutches for decades. But today, we’re going to share RAM Clutches’ top tips for setting up […]

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How to Assemble Drum Brakes (A Step-by-Step Guide)

Drum brakes were standard equipment for decades. Even high-powered muscle cars were equipped with drum brakes on at least one axle. Many were equipped with drums on the front too. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]