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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...

Clutch Performance: Clay Millican Takes You Through A McLeod Clutch Install On The Back Of His Gen III Hemi Project

Outside of being a great top fuel driver and all around good guy, Clay Millican is a gearhead who loves to work on projects in his home shop. His current mission is building a hemi-swapped Dodge...

Here’s How You Balance A Crankshaft: Watch As Jim’s Automotive Machine Balances The Crank In This Pontiac Engine

Last week we shared a cool video about grinding the rod journals on the crankshaft that is about to get balanced, which is all a part of a series of videos from Jim’s Automotive Machine...

Ever Wonder How They Grind Crankshafts? Watch This Video And See Just How It All Happens Using This Pontiac Crank As The Example

Watching engine parts get machined is always cool, but some of the machining operations are way cooler than others. Decking a block is pretty mundane, and so is boring and honing, even though there...

Project Binky Update: Reassembly Is Well Underway! When Will It Make Its First Drive?

Well, it is moving forward. Not under its own power, but it is moving forward and we are so excited. The electronics, mechanicals, and more are all going in or getting ready to go in because this...

Fire Safety: Finnegan Is Making Sure The Caddy Project Has All The Fire Protection It Needs

Anyone who knows me knows that racing safety is a very important thing to me, and that fire systems in particular are something I’m pretty passionate about. My friend Lyle Barnett was involved...

How To Video: Building Custom Spark Plug Wires At Home Isn’t Hard, And Makes For A Super Clean Install

If you have a stock, meaning un-modified, car and need a new set of spark plug wires, there is absolutely nothing wrong with going down to your local parts store and buying a replacement set....

Mini Cooper Rally Suspension Upgrades Continue! Edd China’s Workshop Diaries Keeps Cracking On The Mini Project.

Well, this Mini Cooper S is not going down without a fight, that is for sure. In fact, it’s like this thing thought it was going to spend it’s life just hauling kids and groceries around...

Ridetech Unveils New Strong Arms For Factory Coils: No Need To Run Coil Overs To Get The Best Geometry And Strength

Not everyone wants to run a coil-over shock setup on their muscle car, even if they want great handling. And what about folks who make subtle upgrades like the Ridetech Street Grip system, but who...

Chassis Hardware Lessons: Nuts And Bolts Matter! Tim McAmis Explains Why You Need To Pay Attention To The Hardware You Use.

You are going to love this video if you like Tim McAmis, because he has a ton of typical Tim McAmis one liners that will have you laughing. And this isn’t just a video telling you what grade of...

What Should You Paint Your Roll Bar Or Roll Cage With? Rustoleum, Hammertone, And Steel-It Tested

There is nothing worse than finishing a car with a roll bar or roll cage in it and then not being able to paint the cage well. In all honesty, a tube chassis car is usually much easier because you...

The Chicken Coupe: Pro-Touring Cadillac Coupe Deville Project Continues! Suspension And Brakes!

We ran the first video on the Chicken Couple project yesterday and told you that more was coming. Well here is video number two. There are going to be a lot more videos and a lot more content coming...

Holley Carb Tuning Tips And Tricks With Steve “The Carb Whisperer” Brule From Westech Performance!

Steve Brule is the smartest dyno operator and tuner I’ve ever seen or heard about. There, I said it. Are there other incredibly talented tuners and operators out there? Of course! Are there...

Quick Turn With No Burn: Here’s How Easily The Borgeson Quick Ratio C10 Steering Box Installs In A 1967-1987 GM Truck

Classic GM trucks are hotter these days than the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl was during the 1980s and one of the things more and more people are doing with them is improving not just straight line...