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How Tos

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 […]

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How to Diagnose Automotive Electrical Ground Issues

Chasing down electrical gremlins in a motor vehicle can be an exercise in frustration—the kind of frustration that makes young men old and old men talk to themselves. An electrical […]

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How to Install Exhaust Heat Shields to Protect Your Truck Bed

Exhaust heat shields manufactured from stainless steel or electrogalvanized steel can be used to protect your truck bed from the heat generated from your exhaust system. Our friends at MAR-K—makers […]

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Video: How to Install a Holley Sniper EFI System

Editor’s Note: Our friends at Summit Racing occasionally partner with Eric the Car Guy, supplying parts for projects he’s working on, including Eric’s long-standing #FairmontProject. Eric the Car Guy started […]

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Race Consumables: A Checklist of Fluids for Your 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 […]