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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 […]

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Engine Building 101: Cam Bearings Install on LS Engine (Video)

Camshaft bearings are sized to fit into the cam housing bore in a specific order. They also must be driven into position perfectly straight, with the oil galley holes lined […]

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Stroll Through Summit Racing’s Online Car Show

The in-person car shows, cruise-ins and races will be back someday. Like you, we can hardly wait. Until then, our friends at Summit Racing have been hosting online car shows on their […]

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Video: How Weight Distribution Affects Trailer Stability

In today’s video, our friends at U-Haul share an excellent demonstration on trailer weight distribution safety. This video demonstrates exactly how the weight placement of your trailer’s cargo can affect […]

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Video: An Intro to How Sway Bars Work

Sway bars or — more accurately — anti-roll bars are designed to resist a vehicle’s tendency to pitch from side to side while cornering. In today’s video, the vehicle-stability experts […]

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Photo Gallery: Readers Flex Modern Muscle with New-School Rides

This year’s edition of Muscle Car Match-Ups pitted old school rides vs. new school rides. After the first-round match-ups where one classic faced off against the best modern muscle cars […]