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

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...

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...

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...

Ever Wondered Why DEXCOOL Killed Gaskets Back In The Day? This Epic History Lesson From MAHLE Tells The Tale

This is a cool video because it has a couple of interesting elements. The first is MAHLE’s Bill McKnight who is a total legend in the aftermarket and one of the smartest guys who has ever been...

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...

Thinking About A FAST EZ-EFI But Are Worried About Setting It Up? Watch This Video And Your Fears Will Melt

One of the things that keep people from swapping EFI onto an engine in their street machine, truck, or race car is fear. No, we’re not kidding. People are afraid that they will not be able to...

Roadtrippin’: Taking a Trip To Junkyard Heaven – Is There Anything More Fun?

(By Scott Liggett) – Ever since I moved back to Nebraska 3 years ago, a friend has been telling me stories of this great salvage in the middle of nowhere Nebraska. For the last two years, the...

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...