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Angle of the Dangle: How to Use Torque Angle Gauges & Adapters

It should come as no surprise that Torque Angle is the measurement of choice for some engine components (the main example being connecting rods). When tightening fasteners by way of […]

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Crimp it Right! How to Use the Moroso Impact Wire Crimping Tool to Assemble Battery Cables

As with most things in life, there’s a right way and a wrong way to do things. That idea extends even to crimping battery cables. This story will illustrate how […]

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Long Rod Chevy 307 = Big Power

Chevrolet’s 307ci small block has long been viewed as a mild-mannered grocery getter. You’ve seen hundreds of thousands of them in Chevelles, Novas, Camaros, and untold other mainstream Chevys. We […]

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The Little Stuff Matters: 24 Overlooked Engine Building Tips

There are a lot of ways to build an engine. Some are quick and dirty, get the job done affairs. Others are over-the-top meticulous, leave no rock unturned such as […]

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Beware the 13mm Square Drive Drain Bolt: A Mechanic’s Horror Story (Read On…IF YOU DARE!)

It was a dark and stormy afternoon. Lightning crackled across the sky, briefly overpowering the cacophony of howling winds and driving rain slamming against the garage door. …But the bad […]

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422 Cubes of Small Block Thunder Part 3: Ignition, Accessories & Dyno Results

We’ve arrived at the final installment of our 422 cubic inch small block Chevy build. You know what that means—dyno results! You can cheat and scroll down to find out […]

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Project White Lightning Update 4: Summit Racing’s Upgraded Tesla Goes Back to the Autocross Course

Whether it’s gas, diesel, or electric, Summit Racing’s going to find a way to hot rod every vehicle it gets its hands on. So when Summit Racing introduced us to […]

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How to Install a LubeLocker Differential Cover Gasket

OK, so this walkthrough of how to install a LubeLocker differential cover gasket is going to be pretty short. But…that’s basically the whole point. That’s because anyone’s who’s fiddled with […]

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Spare Hands: Working with Cleco Fasteners

Right up front, the question is: What the heck is a Cleco? Clecos are reusable fasteners engineered to securely clamp panels and sheetmetal together before they are permanently assembled. They’re […]

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Building Ford’s Fabulous 429 Super Cobra Jet

Ford’s legacy of powerful big block V8s dates back to 1958 with the skirted Ford FE Series 332/352ci engines that ultimately grew to 427ci by 1963 and 428ci by 1966. […]