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Tire-Turning Torque: Low-Buck LS Blower Test!

What’s the biggest complaint about the little 4.8L LR4 LS Engine? Well, it’s the same complaint lodged about any small V8—namely the lack of torque production. Don’t get us wrong, […]

Muscle Car Match-Ups / Muscle Car Match-Ups/March Madness

2021 Muscle Car Match-Ups: Truck Tournament Final Four

The 16 have been whittled down to four in our annual bracket-style Muscle Car Match-Ups competition. You’ve probably noticed that this year, we’ve dedicated the whole thing to trucks and […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: How (& Why) to Prepare a Wheel Hub When Replacing Brake Rotors

A little while back, we featured a tool to help you remove a brake rotor that’s seized to a wheel hub. While that’s a pretty handy gadget to have in […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / Electric Vehicles

Nope! Volkswagen of America Officially NOT Changing U.S. Brand Name to Voltswagen of America

Update March 31, 2021. Volkswagen has announced that the whole “Voltswagen” thing was indeed a joke, in anticipation of April Fool’s day. So, no, there won’t be any name change, […]

Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Steam Holes & Cylinder Heads for a Small Block Chevy 400

I’d like to build a Chevy 400 to drop in my short box pickup. The goal is a fun street truck, no track time, more likely to hit the highway […]

Tech Articles

The Right Way to Install Your Engine Fasteners: Understanding Friction, Bolt Stretch & Clamp Load

Your vehicle’s engine bay is a high-stress environment, with a lot of heat, vibration, and other cyclic loading forces that increase as you add horsepower. That’s why you want to […]

New Products / Parts

Parts Bin: Make Custom Gauge Panels, Body Parts, Covers & More with Summit Racing Carbon Fiber Sheets

Thanks to its incredible strength and light weight, carbon fiber is an ideal material for a lot of high performance vehicle applications. And not just for monocoque bodies—carbon fiber is […]

Electric Vehicles / News & Car Culture

A Closer Look at Magneto: Jeep’s All-Electric Wrangler Concept

Earlier this week, Jeep unveiled its 2021 Easter Jeep Safari concept vehicles. While they’re all pretty awesome, one in particular caught our eye and we felt it warranted a closer […]

Car Culture & Entertainment

Alex Taylor’s “Quest for the Sixes” Update: 1955 Chevy Metalwork & Paint

Cut up, cleaned up, patched up, ground up, squared up, braced up, body-fillered up, and ready for primer and paint! Lots going on for this update on the 1955 Chevy […]

New Products / Parts / Performance Parts Expo

Parts Bin: Pypes Turbo Pro Mufflers Combine High-Flow Performance with a Refined, Mellow Exhaust Note

Don’t get us wrong, we love the sound of an earth-shaking performance motor. Just not all. the. time. So we were really excited to hear Pypes now offers Turbo Pro […]