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Body Basics: A Guide to GM Body Codes

Automobile engineers love the alphabet. It’s the only explanation we can come up with for why GM and Mopar use letter designations for their many body styles. It’s not a bad […]

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Disc Brakes Made Easy: Dissecting Summit Racing’s Disc Brake Conversion Kits

Back when our old cars were new, drum brakes were the standard. It wasn’t so much that drums were good at their job. They were familiar technology and more importantly, […]

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Mopar 440: The Making of a Mean Big Block Mopar

Call it a weakness, an obsession—whatever. But there’s something about the smell of assembly lube that makes us come a runnin’. For example, when our buddy Don Lower decided to […]

How Tos / Tech / Tech Articles

3 Steps to Choosing the Right Carbureted Intake Manifold

  Friend 1: “Go across the bridge, through town, and jump on the expressway north.” Friend 2: “No, no, no. Go under the bridge, hop on the bypass, and pick […]

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Project LSX: Trick Flow Specialties Builds a 440 with a Bowtie (Part 2 of 2)

When we last left you, Trick Flow Specialties was in the process of building the short block for its 440 cubic inch GM LSX engine (440 LSX, Part 1). Designed for […]

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Mechanical vs. Electric Fans: Which is Best for Your Vehicle?

  Do I have the right fan for my cooling system needs? This post will cover all the fan options available for your ride.   Mechanical Fans  Mechanical fans rely […]

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7 Steps to Keeping Your Four-Stroke Dirt Bike Well-Tuned

Do your dirt bike and yourself a favor: Keep your bike tuned. It’s going to save you gobs of cash in the long run as you extend engine life, and […]

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Video: How Brake Master Cylinders Work

Do you want to know how a master cylinder works or how to know if your master cylinder is going bad? Or the difference between a single reservoir versus a […]

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Injector Math: How to Calculate Optimum Fuel Injector Size

This much you know: A) you’ve upgraded your vehicle with a variety of aftermarket mods, and B) you want to get maximum power from those modifications. The question is how […]

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Video: Evaluating Various Camshaft Styles

Learn about roller and flat-tappet camshafts. Learn about the differences between drag racing and towing applications for choosing the best camshaft for your vehicle. Better understand the duration and lift […]