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Stroker LS Cam Swaps: When is Bigger Not Better?

They say too much of a good thing can be bad, but does this apply to cam timing, more specifically stroker cam timing? Can you over-cam your LS stroker motor? […]

How “Loaded” Shocks/Struts Can Save You Some Suspension Install Time & Hassle
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How “Loaded” Shocks/Struts Can Save You Some Suspension Install Time & Hassle

Make no mistake, shocks and struts are regular wear items. That’s because, as your car or truck racks up miles, your struts and shocks will fatigue and lose the ability […]

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Head Exam: How & Why You Should Regularly Inspect Your Motorcycle Helmet

For a lot of gearheads, a regular Rite of Spring is the return to two-wheeled motoring. And considering May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month anyway, now’s a perfect time to […]

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How to Assemble Weatherproof Deutsch DT Connectors

There are all sorts of different electrical and electronic connectors available in today’s marketplace. They’re all used for the same thing: Providing cable (or harness) to cable (harness) connections. Some […]

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Forced Induction 101: What’s the Difference Between a Turbocharger & Supercharger

We talk about forced induction a lot around here, and that’s because it can be a great way to add some serious performance without a whole lot of hassle and […]

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How a Cold Air Intake Bypass Valve Works to Prevent Engine Hydrolock

A cold air intake kit (CAI) is the gateway mod for many first-time gearheads. And it’s easy to see why—they’re relatively cheap, easy to install, and offer some serious bang-for-buck […]

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Ultra Engine: Hardcore Horsepower’s 781 Horsepower Big Block Chevy 540

In the past, you’ve had to rev an engine pretty high to make serious power. But the latest cylinder heads and cam designs have allowed us to bring the RPM […]

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Make Boating Crate Again: Tunnel Ram GM CT525 Circle Track Motor Test

What does every boat on the lake have in common with every car on the road? The obvious answer is that they all need (say it with me) MORE POWER! […]

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2005-10 Mopar Gen. III 6.1L 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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What is Dielectric Grease & Why (& Where) Should You Use It?

Pop open any old tune-up manual and you’re bound to find mention of something called dielectric grease. In fact, a lot of experienced mechanics simply call dielectric grease “tune up […]