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Trick Flow Does Mopar: Watch This Pair Of CNC Ported 240cc Port Big Block Chrysler Wedge Heads Get Bolted On

It was not that long ago that Trick Flow came into the market with their big block Chrysler heads and people were super happy about it. The company with its long track record of high quality...

Do You Know How To Get The Right Shifter Position On Your Tremec Transmission? Watch And Learn How To Change It.

Tremec transmissions have some cool features that aren’t just about handling huge amounts of power and providing a great driving experience for your engine. Nope, a lot of what makes driving...

Stainless Line How-To: Brakes, Fire System, And More. Here’s How To Do Them Right

Whenever the subject of hard lines comes up on a project I talk about my buddy Rodney Mason who works at Ridetech. That dude is one of those guys that can see the line in his head and make it just...

Dzus Fasteners Rule, But How Do You Install Them Properly? Doug At Motion Raceworks Shows You How!

Dzus fasteners, or quarter turn fasteners as they are often called, are one of the coolest aerospace and race car fasteners around. You’ve got a real race car when you have something being held...

Which LS Intake Manifold Is Right For You? Here Is The Biggest Intake Test In LS History. Check Out All The Testing Results

Normal people can’t get a handful of intake manifolds and bolt them to their engine to test and see which one is best for their project. But if you could, you certainly would. And when Richard...

Dare To Be Different Video: Watch This Blown 4.3L V6 Make More Than 450hp and 400 lb-ft On The Engine Dyno!

Today I am definitely feeling the alternative engine family flow. From the little sleeper Pinto earlier to this killer V6, there are so many fun ways to make horsepower it’s almost...

Engine Tech Video: How To Properly Degree In Your Camshaft – Take Your Time And Follow This Process For Success

Perhaps you have been used to needing to get jobs done in a rush. Time has been of the essence in your wrenching life because you’re thrashing after work, between your kid’s games, or in...

Take This Opportunity To Check Your Fire System, And Anything Else In Your Race Car That Might Be In A Stupid Spot!

Tim McAmis cracks me the F up. I don’t even know if he knows how to sugar coat something, and in his latest video he’s talking about fire system maintenance and revisions. He’s...

Stevie Fast Jackson Explains Pro Mod Lock Up Torque Converters – This Isn’t Your Daily Driver Lock Up

Lock Up torque converters are nothing new in cars. They’ve been around for decades and have been instrumental in gas mileage gains, emissions improvements, and engine durability gains. The way...

Engine Tech: How To Check Piston To Valve Clearance Two Different Ways – Using Clay or Using A Dial Indicator

It’s kind of funny. Lots of our lives are spent in a rush, right? Trying to make time for the stuff we want to do after finishing the stuff we have to do. If there is one thing we know...

How To Build A Basic Chassis Jig, And How To Use It. The Fabrication Series Is Building Something Cool!

I’ve dreamed of having a big fancy chassis table for many years. You know, the kind you see in full blown chassis shops? Yeah, I want one of those, with all the fixtures and all the clamps and...

Engine Tech Video: Watch This Little 302 Receive A Trick Flow 11R Top End Kit – Installing The Upper End Of The Valevtrain

One of the neatest things to happen for people who love making horsepower over the last ten years has been the emergence, explosion, and acceptance of the “top end kit”. It was a...

Cylinder Head Tech Video: Watch Five Different Heads Get Dyno Tested On A Stroker Jeep Inline Six!

A couple of weeks ago we showed you a great video that explored the question of roller rockers making horsepower on a modified engine. This time we’re back with the same Jeep stroker inline six...

Piston Tech Video: Learn All You Ever Wanted To Know About Piston Coatings With MAHLE Motorsport

When it comes to piston coatings, there’s lots of stuff that people think they know and lots of stuff that’s just flat out wrong. In this video you are going to learn all you ever wanted...