Post Tagged with: "Jeff Smith"

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away with Jeff Smith: What is Horsepower (Really) and How is it Quantified?

We measure speed in miles per hour and torque in pounds for every foot of leverage, but what the heck is a “horsepower” and how is it quantified? Is it […]

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away with Jeff Smith: What’s the Right Steering Box for my Early Chevelle?

I have a ’67 Chevelle that I have decided to swap in a faster ratio steering box. All the stories I’ve read suggest that an ’88 Monte Carlo steering box […]

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Why So Many Gears in Modern Transmissions?

I’ve noticed that Chrysler is using a new eight-speed automatic transmission for rear wheel drive cars and trucks. I don’t understand how this is more efficient than a more typical […]

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Must I Bed-In Brake Pads?

I’m thinking of upgrading the front disc brakes on my ’69 Chevelle with better pads. The car is a 454 with a Turbo 400 and stock front disc rotors and […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Axle Tech: Why and How To Upgrade Your Stock GM 12-Bolt Axles (and More)

[All images/Jeff Smith] Axles aren’t usually a topic of great discussion—until one fails or otherwise needs replacing. If you think about these overlooked components, they are often severely abused and […]

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Ask Away with Jeff Smith: How Do Relays Work?

I want to install an electric fan in my ‘67 Mustang and I’ve been told that I have to use a relay to wire it properly. I hate to admit […]

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away: Can I Use a Rectangular Port Intake with Big Oval Port Heads?

I am thinking of using a big block Chevy rectangle port intake manifold on a set of aluminum Edelbrock heads that have big oval ports. Will that be okay or […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

Jeff Smith Joins OnAllCylinders as Regular Contributor

If you’ve been a gearhead for any length of time, chances are you’re familiar with Jeff Smith. Jeff has been a major contributor to some of hot rodding’s iconic magazines […]