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Single Part Number 5-Speed Swap: Summit Racing Simplifies Swapping a Modern Manual into Classic Mustangs

In our first installment of our ’68 Mustang rejuvenation project, we prepped our Blueprint 408 Windsor to be dropped in and replace the tired original 289. Since then, we did […]

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Video 101: How to Install HeatShield Hot Rod Sleeves

We’ve talked a lot recently about vapor lock. You can learn what vapor lock is by reading this article. You can then find some cures for the root causes of vapor lock in this […]

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Video: How to Set Your Clutch’s Throwout Bearing Clearance

Quarter Master makes high performance racing clutches. Good ones. But no matter how good or well-built a clutch may be, it can’t last long if the throwout bearing clearances aren’t […]

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Safety Harnesses 101: How to Choose Your OTHER Seat Belt

Editor’s Note: June is OnAllCylinders safety month and will feature stories and tips on a variety of safety equipment. All legitimately sanctioned racing requires participating drivers to buckle up. In race […]

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Racing Helmets 101: How to Choose the Right Racing Helmet

  While SFI specifications are the thing by which most auto racing safety equipment is measured, your helmet is a different animal. Helmets are rated by the Snell Memorial Foundation, and […]

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Video: 10 Tech Tips for Installing a New Transmission

Prepare to tackle your transmission installation project by watching this video from the good people at COMP Performance Group’s TCI Automotive, who will share 10 tech tips to help your install go as […]

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Rust Busters: How to Apply POR-15 Rust Preventive in 3 Easy Steps

Rust is a car or truck owner’s worst enemy — or at least part of the automotive Legion of Doom. Fortunately, POR-15 has come to the rescue with a corrosion-fighting line of rust preventive paints. While […]

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Video How-To: Make Brake Bleeding a One-Man Job with the Latest Brake Bleeder Kits

The brakes feel squishy, and that’s rarely good. Uh-oh. That usually means there’s air trapped in the lines. It also means it’s time to bleed the brakes. Which wouldn’t be […]

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A Guide to Reading Spark Plugs

Your spark plugs are like a cipher. And to read a cipher code, you usually need a cipher key. That’s what this is—a cipher key that is going to help […]

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Video: Installation Tips for Mini High-Torque Starters on GM Engines

A high-torque starter can deliver the extra starting power you need to turn over a high compression engine. In the case of a high-torque mini-starter, you get that extra power […]