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Videos & Galleries

Video: What Are Brake Pad Wear Sensors & When Should You Replace Them?

For older cars and trucks, brake pad manufacturers often put a hard metal tab on one of the pads so that, when the pad wears down enough, the metal tab […]

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Video: What is a Heim Joint & How to Choose the Best Rod End for Your Ride

While we’ve already devoted an entire article to heim joints, having a nice visual component is always helpful. So when we found this video from our pals over at Rock […]

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Video: A Mini-Documentary on the Life of Mickey Thompson

Mickey Thompson was a lot of things: a racer, car builder, inventor, organizer, and promoter. And it’s fair to say that, without his influence, the automotive performance world would likely […]

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Photo Gallery: 2021 Houston Autorama

The Summit Racing Show Car Series stopped in Houston, Texas this past weekend to give folks a heapin’ helpin’ of top-tier hot rods, custom trucks, classic cruisers, lowriders, and oh-so-cool […]

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Video: How to Identify Ring & Pinion Gear Noise on Deceleration

Gear and driveline noise can be a funny thing, because it may only be noticeable during certain driving situations. And ring and pinion gear noise that occurs only on deceleration […]

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Video: Can Batteries Freeze? How Temperature Affects Your Vehicle Battery & Other Winter Storage Tips

The battery in your car, truck, or SUV was probably pretty expensive. Same deal with the battery in your motorcycle, lawnmower, boat, or whatever else you’ve got stuffed in your […]

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Video: What Are Bearing Coatings & How Can They Help?

Born out of high performance race engines, coated bearings are finding their way into more and more mainstream applications nowadays—which is why we felt that this video from Mahle was […]

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Video: Do More Lumens Mean More Light? Understanding Some Common Automotive Lighting Terms

Lumens, lux, candela—automotive lighting has a vocabulary all its own. Yet it’s important to understand the nuances between each term, as they directly relate to the characteristics of a vehicle’s […]

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Video: How to Measure Shock Absorber & Coilover Length

If you’re building a custom chassis or trying to optimize your vehicle’s handling with a unique suspension setup, knowing how to measure for the best shock and coilover length is […]

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Video: Diagnosing & Replacing a Failing Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor

Got a car made in the last 25ish years? There’s a good chance it has a mass air flow sensor somewhere upstream of the throttle body. What does a MAF […]