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Fueling Around: How to Pick the Right Mechanical Fuel Pump Pushrod for a High Performance Engine

The mechanical fuel pump pushrod is a pretty simple device. It joins a lobe on the camshaft (or an eccentric) to a lever on the fuel pump. As the engine […]

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How to Read a Cam Card to Understand Camshaft Specs

The world of high performance engines can be a very confusing place, where terms and specifications seem to be full of obscure references that appear to make no sense. But […]

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What is Regenerative Braking & How Does it Work to Charge an Electric Vehicle Battery?

When battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hybrid electric cars started really showing up in the early part of the 21st century, they brought with them a term that many gearheads […]

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Single or Twin Turbos—Which One is Better for Boosting Your LS Engine?

Is it better to run one big turbo or two smaller turbos? This is a very common question among enthusiasts, and while it usually comes down to packaging, a single […]

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2003-08 Mopar Gen. III 5.7L Hemi Engine Guide: Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More

When Chrysler announced it was bringing back the legendary Hemi in the early 2000s, it was a big deal. This new series of Hemi engines is often referred to as […]

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Exploring Growth Potential: Trick Flow Performance Upgrades to a 5.0L Ford Explorer Engine

To start things off, head on over to your local junkyard and snatch up a fresh 5.0L Mustang engine. …Wait, what’s that you say? This isn’t the late 1990s (or […]

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Budget Big Block Chevy Street Torque!

You’ve got to love the Chevy big block for its raw ability to make aggressive amounts of bone-crushing torque without breaking a sweat. It also loves high-revving horsepower, giving you […]

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Bearing Down: Engine Crankshaft & Cam Bearing Basics

It should be no secret to anyone reading this that bearings are used for the camshaft along with the crankshaft main and rod journals in an automotive application. While some […]

Head Games! A Double Test of Trick Flow’s CNC 185 Cylinder Heads for Small Block Ford
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Head Games! A Double Test of Trick Flow’s CNC 185 Cylinder Heads for Small Block Ford

Here is a simple question: Do cylinder heads help determine the effectiveness of your Ford combo, or, does the combo help determine the effectiveness of the heads? The reality is […]

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Tool Time: How to Fix Drill Bits with Palmgren’s Cool Drill Bit Sharpener

I don’t know about you but I have pretty good collection of dull drill bits in my tool cabinet. I always promise myself I’ll replace them soon, but it seems […]