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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Achieving an Efficient Charging System in a ’70 Camaro

I am looking to change my stock 1970 Camaro alternator with an external regulator to a one-wire internal regulator with 150 amps to run my dual electric fans and other […]

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Video: How to Use a Multimeter to Measure Electrical Current

Current is a critical component of any electrical system. In basic terms, current is the flow of electricity. It is quantified in amperage, with “amps” being the unit of measure. […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Exploring Parasitic Power Loss in an Autocross Car

I have a small-block, four-speed ’71 Camaro that I race in autocross. How much horsepower do the following items use on a small-block at 6,000 rpm? Even a guesstimate would […]

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Quick Tech: Tips for Choosing and Installing an Alternator

There are many factors to consider when purchasing an alternator. Things like amperage, voltage, pulley ratio, and wiring all come into play. We’ve covered some of these topics in this earlier post; however, […]