Tech

Driveline / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Fixes for a Poor-Shifting GM 700-R4 Automatic Transmission on a Carbureted 383 SBC

I’ve got a 700-R4 in my Chevy C10 pickup behind a typical 383ci small-block Chevy. The engine runs fine with a set of Edelbrock heads and Performer RPM intake and […]

Induction / Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Hook Up the Hot Side of Your Turbo System with These Handy Tubing Fabrication Kits from Summit Racing

Thinking about building a custom turbocharger system for your engine? Well, in addition to offering its own wastegates, blowoff valves, and the turbos themselves, Summit Racing’s now making hot-side tubing […]

Engine & Exhaust / Q&A

Mailbag: Selecting the Right Oil Pump for a Twin-Turbo Chevy LQ4

Q. I’m building a twin-turbo Chevy LQ4 engine and I’m not sure which oil pump to use. Melling’s Performance line has several to choose from. Can you give me some […]

Brakes & Suspension / Tech

How to Make Custom Brake and Fuel Lines with a Summit Racing Flaring Tool

Flaring the end of a line is an essential aspect of making custom brake and fuel lines to accept proper fittings. There are a few ways to make flares on […]

Driveline / Tech / Tech Articles

Should Centrifugal Clutch Pressure Play a Big Role When Selecting a Clutch for Your Street Car?

RAM Clutches recently posted an article on centrifugal clutch pressure on its blog, and the info was so good that we wanted to share a bit of it here. You […]

Driveline / Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Flip the Shifter Position on a Tremec TKO & Magnum Transmission

It’s tough to argue that the Tremec TKO and Magnum five- and six-speeds are really popular manual transmission retrofits for a wide range of classic muscle cars. But beyond their […]

Car Culture & Entertainment / Engine & Exhaust

The Top 10 Most Underrated Engines of All Time (Says You)

Sure, everyone loves a 426 Hemi. 350 Chevy? Yep, found dang-near everywhere. And even non-Ford folks can appreciate a nicely tuned Windsor. …But there are plenty of other engines out […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles / Tech Projects

Ford 331 Build: Cruising Power That Doesn’t Break the Bank (Part 1)

Looking for good reliable streetable horsepower and torque? These days, 400 horsepower and 400 lbs.-ft. of torque sounds tame when you consider the 600 to 800+ horsepower behemoths among us. […]

Engine & Exhaust / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: What’s a Good Way to Clean Engine Internals Without a Complete Teardown?

I have an older small block 350 Chevy pulled out of a 1990 Chevy pickup that ran before we yanked it out. I plan on using it in a 1950 […]

Engine & Exhaust / Videos & Galleries

Video: What Are Hydraulic Roller Lifters & How Do They Work?

Hydraulic roller lifters are now commonplace, even in some high performance engine builds. But while they handle the same job as their mechanical roller and flat tappet friends, hydraulic roller […]