Category Archive: 1320 Tech Story, Apex Tech Stories, TECH, Tech Stories, XL Tech Stories

Here’s How to Cut, Drill, And Bend Carbon Fiber Panels For Your Next Build

Carbon fiber is expensive. Too expensive for me to screw up and have to throw it away! At $25-30 a square foot, this stuff is pricey. And besides being expensive, it can be challenging to work with...

Putting A Ford 100E Body On A Miata Is Lots Of Work! Meet The Mongrel. Part 6-9 Are Right Here.

Matt Urch, the owner of Urchfab is known for building some pretty cool and weird things. He’s a welder, fabricator, and gearhead that sees things just a little askew from the norm and that makes us...

This Ford 100E Is Going To Be A Bad Ass On This Miata Chassis: Mongrel Parts 1-5

Matt Urch, the owner of Urchfab is known for building some pretty cool and weird things. He’s a welder, fabricator, and gearhead that sees things just a little askew from the norm and that makes us...

Driveway Tech: How To Create A Simple, And Racing Legal, Battery Hold Down On The Cheap!

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) Anyone who has ever raced in a NHRA sanctioned event knows one of the most basic rules is a proper battery down is necessary to pass tech in any class. Beyond the...

AutoMeter Video: The Install of AutoMeter Extreme Environment Gauges In A Dirt Late Model Is Cool

We have been talking at you about the importance of proper instruments in your street and race car since, oh, the second day BangShift existed we think. This video which highlights the install of...

Your Shifter Might Not Be Broken! Here’s How To Adjust A Hurst Automatic Shifter The Right Way

I am a creature of habit. Years and years and years ago I replaced my aging B&M Megashifter with a Hurst Quarter Stick, and I’ve never looked back. I love them. They work great, require...

Welding Sheet Metal Or Plate To Tubing Takes Some Work. Here’s How To Do It Right.

The devil is in the details, and sometimes there is no place this is more apparent on a project than in the fabrication of the chassis or roll cage. The Fabrication Series has been showing you ways...

The Hoonigan Boys Make Office Antics Even More Fun! Crazy Cart XL Mods!

You know how guys like the Hoonigan crew are always posting videos of themselves having fun at work? You know, doing stupid stuff on Crazy Carts, or golf carts, or forklifts or whatever? We’re...

Edelbrock Tech Video: Here’s How To Adjust The Pushrod Guide Plates On A Small Block Chevy Head

Knowledge is power, right? Hell knowledge when it comes to engines, makes power so that means we should all try to be as smart about this junk as possible In this case we’re talking about the...

MAHLE Piston Tech Video: Checking Out Skirt Wear and What It Can Tell You About Your Engine

Engines tell stories. They tell stories by how they run and what type of wear that they have. That being said, you need to be able to read the story to understand what the engine is telling you and...

Have An 8.8 Rear You Want To Narrow At Home? Here Is One Low Buck Low Tech Way To Do It

The 8.8 rear is one strong, readily available, and affordable rear end that is perfect for MANY projects. And because they came in so many different cars and trucks over the years they are in...

How To Build A Happy Hot Rod: This List Of Mods Might Surprise You

(Words and Photos by Bret Voelkel and Ridetech) It is quite common for customers to approach us  requesting “the best suspension system money can buy!” We are always flattered to field these...

Install Video: Here’s How Easily A Rick’s RestoMod Tank Installs Into A First Gen Camaro

If there is one thing that the EFI revolution in the aftermarket has been supported by it is the manufacturers on the hard parts of the fuel system side. You can have all kinds of great EFI...

Tech Video: Check Out The Complete Install of A RideTech 1973-1987 C10 Coil Over Kit

We have been telling you about RideTech’s killer StreetGRIP system for 1973-1987 C10 Chevy trucks but the company has raised the game. If you are someone who wants to really make your truck a...