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Little Man: Single-Plane vs. Dual-Plane Intake Manifold Test on a Carbureted 4.8L LS

The great thing about being an LS enthusiast is you don’t have to worry yourself with the petty problems that plagued the lesser Gen. I small blocks, right? Case in […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: Exploring COMP Cams’ New Low Shock Technology Camshafts

Over the years, automotive technology has rapidly grown more sophisticated thanks to ongoing advancements in engineering, manufacturing techniques, and research and design capabilities. Breakthroughs are happening all the time, and […]


Mailbag: What Does a PCV Valve Do?

Q: What is the purpose of a PCV valve? A: The PCV valve is an important part of your crankshaft ventilation system. It serves a few primary function related to […]

Tech Articles

iRacing 101: The Ins and Outs of iRacing

What’s a racer with an itchy accelerator foot to do when they can’t be at the track? Do what thousands of your fellow competitors do and go iRacing. iRacing is […]

Tech Projects

How to Build a Ford Inline Six Engine for Durability and Power

When Ford was developing the popular 221/260/289/302 cubic-inch small block V8 known as the “90-Degree Fairlane V-8,” it was also working on a lightweight inline six for the new compact […]

Featured Vehicles / Uncategorized

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1967 Mercury Cougar

As monumental years in American automobiles go, 1967 has to be considered one of the all-time greats. The Camaro Z/28 burst onto the scene. Chevrolet also began offering the fabled […]

Ford Engines / Videos & Galleries

Video: Understanding Ford’s Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing

Whether you’re a Ford fanatic or detractor, there’s no denying that the company behind the blue oval is responsible for a lot of game-changing automotive technologies. One of these is […]

Wheel Cleaning

Mailbag: How to Keep Your New Wheels Looking Great for a Long Time

Q: I recently got a set of new wheels for my car. How should I go about taking care of them? A: Adding a new set of wheels to your […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Timing is Everything: How Initial, Mechanical, and Vacuum Advance Work Together to Make Power

Everyone knows the classic four-stroke engine cycle: intake, compression, combustion, exhaust. While all four play a part in performance, it’s the combustion step that relies on the critical sequence of […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Ask Away! With Jeff Smith: Improving a G-Body Monte Carlo’s Handling and Stance

I have a 1988 Monte Carlo. I want to improve the stance and handling, and perhaps even do something to improve braking. I don’t want to build a race car […]