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Squared Away: Bringing Modern Handling to a 1973-87 GM “Square Body” Truck with a RideTech StreetGrip Suspension

In the classic truck world, it doesn’t get much more popular than GM’s 1967-72 C/K-series pickups. These second-generation “Action Line” trucks have gone up in value and are becoming increasingly […]

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Panel Protection: Adding Brush Protection with Rugged Ridge Magnetic Body Protectors

When we get a new Jeep—at least “new” to us—or an actual brand-new off-the-showroom-floor Wrangler, we want to keep it as pristine for as long as we can. But how […]

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Turbo Install: We Add 200+ HP to a 5th-Gen. Camaro SS with a Turbonetics Turbo

The 5th Gen Camaro SS (2010-2015 model years) left the factory loaded with power—425 ponies for a manual trans car or 400 in a 6L80E equipped 5th Gen. But even […]

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Bumper Booster: Installing Smittybilt XRC Steel Bumpers on a Jeep Cherokee XJ

When building a daily driver for an avid off-roader, who also happens to be a high school student in Southern California, there are a some unique challenges you need to consider. […]

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Dana 30 Hub Conversion: Installing an Alloy USA Manual Locking Hub Conversion Kit

When Mike Barnes bought new tires for his 1997 Jeep Cherokee, he had no idea that the increased traction of the Yokohama Geolandar M/T tires might cause a weak link […]

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Easy Interior Makeover: Updating a Tired Interior with DEI Boom Mat and Procar Seats

Horsepower is the holy grail we all love to chase, but who says you have to be uncomfortable doing it? While we worked to upgrade the performance of our 1978 Camaro project, […]

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Video: How to Paint Brake Calipers and Drums with VHT Caliper Paint

If you want to freshen up the look of your brake calipers and brake drums with VHT Caliper Paint, you’re in the right place. If the brake calipers and drums […]

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Video: Upgrading Valve Springs to Accommodate Cam Swap

When the gang at COMP Cams decided to swap the camshaft in a 454-cubic-inch V8 L29 L.4-liter Gen. VI motor with an aggressive profile, they were also forced to upgrade […]

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Video: Performing a Cam Swap on a 454 Big Block Chevy

Discover how adding a more-aggressive camshaft to a factory engine can dramatically increase power, when the good people at COMP Cams show you how to perform a cam swap in […]

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Flat Towing Tech: The Hows and Whys of Installing a Tow Bar

It’s time to hit the highway for a little summer adventure. Our getaways often include four-wheeling on new and distant trails, and that means towing our Jeep behind a motorhome or some other tow […]