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Holiday Gift Guides

Tools Under $30 Gift Guide: Precision Measuring Calipers

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 Measuring […]

Holiday Gift Guides

Tools Under $30 Gift Guide: Stubby Ratchets

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 Stubby […]

Holiday Gift Guides

Tools Under $30 Gift Guide: Pry Bars

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 Pry […]

Holiday Gift Guides

Tools Under $30 Gift Guide: Heat 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 Heat […]

Tech

The Most Basic of Hand Tools: Ponder The Forgotten & Often Misused Flat Chisel

For a second, ponder that forgotten and often misused tool (or tools) in your toolbox: the flat chisel. It’s the most common chisel used in automotive applications, but there are […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

Rod Bolt Stretch Gauges: The Right Tools for Measuring Bolt Stretch

Today, torquing certain fasteners (particularly connecting rod bolts/nuts) is far different than it once was. The level of sophistication has increased (dramatically) from simply using a torque wrench, tightening to […]

Product Profiles

The Rivet Nut (Nutsert) Tool: A Quick & Easy Solution For Installing Blind Nuts

Sometimes you’ll find a spot on your project where you need a nut to secure a fastener, but there’s no way to reach the back side of it for access. […]

Buyer's Guides / Performance Parts Expo / Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Mueller Kueps Specialty Automotive Tools Are Great Gift Ideas for the Pro & Home Mechanic

As most any professional mechanic will tell you, there’s a right tool for every job. And for gearheads like us, we want to have every. single. one. So when Summit […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

How to Check the Calibration of a Clicker-Style Torque Wrench

It should come as no surprise to anyone reading this that torque wrenches are calibrated and that calibration should be checked, at least occasionally. According to some experts, torque wrench […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

Angle of the Dangle: How to Use Torque Angle Gauges & Adapters

It should come as no surprise that Torque Angle is the measurement of choice for some engine components (the main example being connecting rods). When tightening fasteners by way of […]