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Engine Building 101: How and Why to Perform an Engine Friction Test (Video)

What is an engine friction test and why would you want to perform one? When building a short block, a friction test will help you determine the amount of drag […]

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How to Measure Axle Offset for New Disc Brake Kit (Video)

When installing a new rear brake kit on your vehicle, there are critical steps to determine the right kit for your setup, and there are no shortcuts. In this video, […]

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Engine Building 101: How to Calculate and Measure Main Bearing Clearance (Video)

Setting bearing clearance for a performance engine is a fundamental step in the building process. There are no quick and easy ways to establish this critical clearance, but with patience […]

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Virtual Super Summit 2020 Photo Gallery: Final Walkaround

If there’s one obviously good thing about not being able to gather in-person for the 2020 Super Summit, it’s that we are able to check out rods and customs from […]

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Video: PerTronix Showcases New Products for Virtual Super Summit 2020

In today’s video, Jim Harrison from PerTronix Performance Brands introduces us to an array of ignition, exhaust, and engine parts from the PerTronix family. COVID-19 prevented everyone from gathering for […]

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Video: How to Polish a Thrust Bearing (and Why You’d Want to in the First Place!)

In an earlier video, we covered the process of checking crankshaft end play.  As our partners at Summit Racing explained, crankshaft end play, or thrust, is a delicate balance. Too […]

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How to Check Crankshaft End Play (Video)

Crankshafts are among the most abused engine components because transmissions create tremendous forward force on them, especially in high performance applications. That’s why it’s important to check crankshaft thrust clearance, […]

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Hot Rod Home School (Lesson #3): How to Replace Brake Rotors and Pads

Hot Rod Home School continues with your another job that aspiring home mechanics can perform to get their feet wet: brake replacement. Particularly, we’re talking about brake pads and brake […]

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Video: 4 Things to Know When Choosing a High-Amp Alternator

There are four things to know when considering whether to use a high-amp alternator. First, do you really need a high-output alternator? Most factory alternators are rated at 65 to […]

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Photo Gallery: A Virtual Tour of the Private Lingenfelter Car Collection

Ken Lingenfelter, in addition to owning Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, also owns a private, world-class auto collection. The cousin of Lingenfelter Performance founder and former NHRA driver John Lingenfelter, Ken acquired […]