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Mailbag: Are Detroit TrueTrac Differentials Compatible with Factory Electronic Traction Control Systems?

Q. I want to improve my Ford F-150’s off-road performance by adding Eaton Detroit Truetrac differentials front and rear. Are these differentials compatible with my factory electronic traction control system, […]

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Mailbag: Should I Use a Lockup or Non-Lockup Torque Converter with a 430 hp SBC Stroker & 4L60 Transmission

Q. I am choosing a torque converter for my 1970 Nova with a 430 hp 383 stroker and a 4L60 transmission. I see lockup and non-lockup options. My understanding is […]

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Mailbag: Choosing The Right Fuel Pump Size for a Gen. III Hemi-Swapped Dodge D-Series Pickup Truck

Q. I’m planning to swap a Gen. III 5.7L Hemi with an Edelbrock supercharger into a third-gen Dodge D-Series pickup truck. My Question is about the fuel system: How do […]

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Mailbag: Does My High-Performance Engine Need a High-Volume Oil Pump?

Q: I’m rebuilding a Dodge 360 engine for street performance applications. How do I know if I need a high volume oil pump? A: A stock volume oil pump is […]

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Mailbag: Understanding Poly Locks & How to Adjust Them

Q: What is a poly lock, and how is it used? A: Essentially, a poly lock is an adjustable rocker arm nut used with stud mount rocker arms. Each poly […]

Mailbag: Understanding Optimal Cruising RPM and its Impact on Engine Performance
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Mailbag: Understanding Optimal Cruising RPM and its Impact on Engine Performance

Q: What is the ideal cruising RPM, and why is it important? A: Cruising rpm—that is, the speed at which your engine’s crankshaft rotates at a given sustained speed—has an […]

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Mailbag: What is Total Timing and How Do I Set it?

Q: What is total timing, and how do I set it on my engine? A: Total timing, which refers to the maximum amount of ignition timing applied to the engine, […]

Mailbag: What Does a PCV Valve Do?
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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 […]

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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 […]

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Mailbag: Which Converter is Better for My Vehicle…Lockup or Non-Lockup?

Q: I am choosing a torque converter for my 1970 Nova with a 430 horsepower 383 stroker and a 4L60 transmission. I see lockup and non-lockup options. My understanding is that a […]