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Video: Looking For A Hardcore Spindle To Fit Your Hardcore Competition Car? The RideTech C5/C6 Track 1 Modular Spindle Is It!

We’re loving this series of videos that RideTech is putting out to educate potential customers with regard to their products, the benefits of said products, and how they can be employed to make...

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...

Saving Weight In Your Car Might Be Easier Than You Think! Here Are 5 Tips For Shedding Pounds.

Every race class has got some minimum weight for the car, or car and driver, and since the dawn of time racers have been working to shed pounds from their cars in search of better performance. In...

Tech Video: What’s A COMP Camshaft Swap Worth In A Legit Boss 302? Find Out Here!

You CAN teach old engines new tricks, even the iconic ones. In this video, our pal Richard Holdener talks about waking up a Boss 302 engine, not a modern overhead camshaft version but the classic...

Finishing Up The Tube Core Support, Front End Mounts, And Radiator Mount On The Mongrel

This little beast just keeps on moving forward! Once again I’m impressed with the fabrication and simple approach to keeping things clean, functional, and serviceable on this cool little track...

Want To Learn How To Use An English Wheel On Your Own Projects? Watch This!

An English wheel is one of those tools that you only have if you are serious about shaping metal. Most race and customs shops don’t even have one. The art, and we do mean art, of using one...

The Mongrel Gets A Coat Of UPOL Raptor On The Bottom And It Sure Looks Nice

Since the Mongrel project has had such extensive sheetmetal work, including a complete floor and chassis swap, there are a lot of seams that need to be sealed. And because the car was blasted to bare...

Watch And Listen To This NASCAR Engine Get Spintron Tested To 9,000 RPM – Wild Stuff!

The Spintron machine is one of the greatest tools ever devised for race engine builders, valvetrain manufacturers, and people who make their living making horsepower on the highest levels. This is a...

What’s It Weight? 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...

Let’s Build A Rotary! This Video Of A Mazda 13B Engine Being Assembled Is Really Cool

The Wankel Rotary engine has had an on-again/off-again affair with OEM production. Companies like NSU and Mazda were in on the rotary program hard and fast for years but time has not exactly been the...

Numbers Game: This Awesome Chart From COMP Cams Compares Valvetrain Life Cycles In Different Applications

Hot rodding is a numbers game, right? Whether we are talking horsepower, drag strip numbers, heck, even the price of parts. Numbers rule our lives when it comes to cars. But there are some numbers we...

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....

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...

BangShift Tech: Engine Oil and Low Speed Pre-Ignition In Direct Injection Engines – The Link And What You Need To Know

(By Lake Speed Jr.) – What is LSPI? Low Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI) is an abnormal combustion event that can lead to catastrophic engine damage, and LSPI is common to Turbocharged Direct...