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Ignition & Electrical / Tech

Wire Works: When It Comes To Electrical Wire, The Right Mix Is Important

The wire you use to hook up electrical equipment in your car is important stuff. How important? We’d say it’s absolutely crucial. And if you don’t believe it, just ask […]

Ignition & Electrical / Videos & Galleries

Video: Understanding Electrical Relays (& How to Install Them)

We talk about relays a lot around here. And that’s simply because they’re really, really handy in situations where you need to control the flow of power to your electrical […]

Ignition & Electrical / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Connect a GM CS-130D Style Alternator in Place of an Original CS130

I have been looking for how to wire a CS-130D alternator in place of my CS-130. I came across your article on how to hook up a new alternator in […]

Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Make Easy, Foolproof Wire Splices with DX Engineering Heat Shrink Self-Solder Connectors

A few weeks ago, we ran an article on the Lineman’s Splice. While that particular splice has proven reliable over decades of use, it is a bit labor intensive and […]

Ignition & Electrical / Tech Articles

The Lineman’s Splice: How to Make Reliable Electrical Connections in Your Vehicle’s Wiring Harness

Whether you’re retrofitting an EFI kit, replacing a crusty bulb socket, or installing a new stereo, if you work around cars long enough, you’ll eventually have to splice some wires. […]

Holiday Gift Guides / Product Profiles

Tools Under $30 Gift Guide: Soldering Irons & Soldering Guns

Whether it’s for a holiday or birthday, this Tools Under 30 Dollars Gift Guide Series shows you important, yet somewhat uncommon, tools that any gearhead would want. Today, let’s talk about Soldering […]

Ignition & Electrical / Tech Projects

Charge! How to Build a Remote Battery Charger Terminal Bracket

A few years ago, I had a drag car that needed a place to mount a set of battery charger terminals (lugs). Because of where I wanted to mount the […]

New Products

Parts Bin: Add Steering Wheel Electric Accessory Control Buttons to Your Race Car with These Summit Racing Brackets

Put vital accessory control right where you want it using Summit Racing’s Steering Wheel Button Brackets. Handy for things like a trans brake, delay box, line lock, nitrous activation, and […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: Troubleshooting a Dead Spot on a Throttle Position Sensor with an Electrical Sweep Test

Most (if not all) cars with any form of computer engine control rely on some sort of a throttle position sensor. In fact, TPS units began appearing on vehicles several […]

Ignition & Electrical / Tech Articles

How to Assemble Weatherproof Deutsch DT Connectors

There are all sorts of different electrical and electronic connectors available in today’s marketplace. They’re all used for the same thing: Providing cable (or harness) to cable (harness) connections. Some […]