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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 […]

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Tools Under $30 Gift Guide: Bolt & Nut Size Gauges

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 Bolt […]

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Quick Tech: “AN” vs. “NPT” Fittings and How They Relate

In the automotive plumbing world, there a few different ways to measure thread size on fittings and hoses. The most popular thread measurements are AN and NPT. What’s the difference […]