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Learning to Stitch: An Introduction to MIG Welding

  So you took (or are about to take) the plunge and got a MIG welder. Not only will you be able to make brackets, stitch together body panels, and […]

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Video: A Closer Look at Flexplates

Watch this video from our friends at TCI Auto to better understand a flexplate’s role in automatic transmission operation. You learn how the flexplate connects the torque converter to the engine’s crankshaft, functioning […]

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Video: Chambered vs. Straight-Through Mufflers (and Turbo-Style, Too!)

Choosing a muffler for your vehicle is almost like picking a soundtrack for your driving adventures. Do you want a low-pitched growl, a raspy exhaust tone, or just an all-out […]

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Video: Lock-Up Torque Converters 101

This video covers the fundamental differences between lock-up and non lock-up torque converters, including a breakdown of the anatomy of a lock-up torque converter, and the advantages of using one. […]

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Video: How to Choose a Camshaft for Ford 5.0L

In this 15-minute Quick Flicks video, the gang at Summit Racing takes the guesswork out of choosing a camshaft for your Ford 5.0L, providing some general guidelines for choosing a cam […]

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Head Games (Part 4): Everything You Need to Know About Vortec Heads

Vortec cylinder head castings first hit the high performance scene in 1996 and provided GM owners a healthy, budget-friendly option for boosting horsepower. According to Summit Racing, Vortec heads still […]

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Two-Valve Twist: Trick Flow Heads Add 100 Extra Horses to a 4.6L 2V

For owners of Ford 4.6L and 5.4L Two-Valve modular V8s, the wait for a true performance cylinder head ended in 2009. That’s when Trick Flow Specialties introduced the Twisted Wedge […]

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Video: A Closer Look at the MSD Atomic LS EFI System

Thinking about an LS swap? Then you owe it to yourself to check out MSD’s new Atomic LS EFI Fuel Injection System. We did when we were at the SEMA […]

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Head Games (Part 3): The Role of Valve Size in Cylinder Head Selection

In the first two installments of our Head Games video series, we covered the importance of combustion chamber size and intake runner configuration when choosing cylinder heads. In this video, […]

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Head Games (Part 2): Understanding Principles of Combustion Chamber Design

In Head Games (Part 1), we covered the importance of cylinder head intake runner size and design. Now we’re going to look at another key factor in choosing the right […]