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Project Strokers Wild (Part 1): Building a 347CID Ford 5.0L

In the great big book of automotive clichés, the phrase, “There’s no replacement for displacement,” can be found at the top of page one. But as much as the phrase […]

Tech Articles

Wheel Offsets 101: The Basics of Wheel Offsets

Should you go with the powdercoated or chrome-plated wheels? How about a sporty five-spoke wheel…or maybe the classic smoothie look? Yes, style and finish are important considerations when choosing a […]

How Tos

How to Diagnose 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. But many […]

How Tos / Tech / Tech Articles

Step-by-Step: Upgrading a Ford 8.8 Rear Axle

Although the 8.8-inch rear axle found under zillions of 5.0L and 4.6L Ford Mustangs is a pretty good piece right from the factory, there are a couple of drawbacks: a […]

How Tos / Tech / Tech Articles

Step-by-Step: Installing TCI’s Powerglide Trans-Brake

The most popular automatic transmission in drag racing is GM’s two-speed Powerglide. A lot of those ’Glides have trans-brakes in them. Put those two thoughts together and voila—instant tech story. […]

Product Installs

Installing a Richmond Gear 6-Speed on a B-Body Mopar

Nothing says horsepower quite like rowing through the gears in a 1960s vintage, big block-powered muscle car. But like all good things, there is a price to be paid for […]

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Camshafts 101: A Glossary of Camshaft and Valvetrain Terms

If the rotating assembly is the heart and soul of your engine, then the camshaft is the brain. The camshaft controls the movement of the entire valvetrain, telling the valves […]

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How Tos

How to Choose the Right Street Cam (Part 2): The 8 Things You’ll Need to Know

If the rotating assembly is the heart and soul of your engine, the camshaft is the brains. It controls the movement of the entire valvetrain, telling the valve when to […]

How Tos / Tech Articles

How to Diagnose Common Brake Issues

Brakes. No other system on your vehicle can cause so much frustration, yet be as vital to your safety. You can spend hours chasing leaks, noises, pulls, and other assorted […]

How Tos

How to Choose the Right Street Cam (Part 1)

Not so long ago, the bigger is better philosophy reigned supreme regarding camshafts. The result was overcammed engines that sounded great and could crank serious top-end power, but were not […]