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Know Your Gearbox: This Walk Around Of A Tremec Magnum Six Speed With American Powertrain Is Great

Knowledge is power and when it comes to selecting large components for your project car, that power is important to have. How do you know what the right transmission is for your project? Well, if you...

Happy 3/25! It Is The Day We Celebrate The 5.3L LS Engine – Yes It Measures 325ci!

For a generation of hot rodders, this IS their small block Chevy. The 5.3L, 325ci LS engine was the bread and butter of the company’s line up for more than a decade and many, many millions were...

Suspension Tech Video: How To Calculate Spring Rate With The Guys At QA1 – Get It Right The First Time

We live in a world where the high performance aftermarket can service every single one of your needs, especially when it comes to suspension. We don’t live in a world where people have...

Great Video: RideTech Tells You How To Avoid The Top Five Problems That Come Into Play When Lowering A Vehicle

Changing the suspension of your car or truck may be physically “easy” and one with bolting on parts but the math and physics involved is tough stuff. The engineering side of things is...

Own A 1965-1966 Mustang? Here’s How To Install A Borgeson Power Steering Upgrade Kit! Video –

Early Mustangs are cool cars that hundreds of thousands of people still enjoy cruising on a weekly bases around the country. Like all old cars though they have their shortcomings, especially when it...

Project Hay Hauler Update: Bringing New Life To My Old 383 Stroker

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) When we last left off on the Project Hay Hauler’s build, we had just replaced the broken Dana 44 with a junkyard scored 12 bolt, then replaced the entire...

Best of 2019: What’s It Weigh? Check Out The RideTech Vehicle Weight Database To See More Than 1,800 Different Vehicle Weights!

Knowledge is power and knowledge is based in data. Data collection is an interesting thing because sometimes the information comes to you and sometimes you need to find the information. When RideTech...

Best of 2019: Transmission Tech Video: American Powertrain Explains Why A Junkyard 6-Speed May Not Be Your Project’s Best Friend

There’s a lot of stuff in life that seems really, really good on the surface but going a little bit deeper than that reveals that there are hidden costs. Such is the case with scoring a...

Best of 2019: Franken Ferrari: Check Out The Most Incredible Garage Engine Build We Have Ever Seen – Unreal!

Yeah, this s beyond anything we have ever seen before and it was sent to us by AMP EFI’s Matt Cramer who was also blown way by the depth, skill, and overall crazy nature of this engine build....

Install Video: Check Out This How-To On Installing The Ridetech 1988-98 C1500 Coil Over Suspension! Awesome System

The 1988-98 Chevrolet truck platform has finally come into its own in the world of hot rodding and that means parts and pieces are being developed with a fury by the aftermarket. Ridetech recognizes...

Build An Ultra Clean Intercooler In Less Than 15 Minutes! Skills baby, these are skills.

Okay so the intercooler took a bit longer to make than 15 minutes, but the video is certainly that short and possibly some of the coolest timelapse fabrication footage we have seen in quite some...

Here’s How To Find And Repair Dents On Your Car, In Real Time!

I’ve got a couple cars and trucks with crappy paint jobs. I know several body shops that will paint them for relatively cheap, but I use the term relatively loosely. Some of the cars and trucks...

Here’s How You Smooth Out Steel Fender Flares: Project Mongrel Has Got Some Big Hips That Need Some Massaging

We love project Mongrel, as anyone who reads the site regularly knows. You will also find a video on how to make a jig for making tubular control arms, which are also for the Mongrel, but this one is...

Build This Aluminum Boat In Your Garage From A Kit! This Thing Is Rad!

I love jet boats and the aluminum jet sprint stuff that is so popular in the north west and Australia. So when I saw this video from a guy building one from CNC cut parts in his garage I thought, now...