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Double Down: Watch This Naturally Aspirated Jeep Inline Six Make 395hp – Twice The Stock Rating!

It’s one thing to build a hot rodded version of a cool engine. It’s another thing to combine all your skills as a fabricator, engineer, and engine builder to take a platform and double...

Godzilla Roars! Watch This 7.3L Ford V8 Make 789hp Naturally Aspirated As It Awaits A Blower

Ok, this is really starting to get awesome. Brian Wolfe the legendary Ford engineer, drag racer, and blue oval horsepower maker has really started to stand on his 7.3L Godzilla development engine and...

It’s All About The Flow: This Short And Sweet Lesson On Priority Main Oiling From Dart Is Great

When we hear certain terms in the gearhead world we generally understand them but maybe a bit more clarity and education is always welcome, right? One of the big ones that gets thrown around a lot is...

Watch The Pakistani Truck Repair Guys Fix A Cracked Wheel On The Lathe. With A Million Alcoa’s Around Here It Seems Weird, But They Got Skills!

The Pakistani Truck repair videos often have crazy stuff going on in them, like the one where they mount a whole rear axle housing in the lathe. We laugh, and cringe, when we watch them but sometimes...

The Conclusion: See The End Result Of The Exhaustive Study Gale Banks Put Into Rear Differential Covers

We like so many others spent a bunch of time watching and learning the videos that Gale Banks made over the last year regarding rear differential covers. He took on a level of analysis and study that...

Junkyard Like A Pro! Here’s How To Pick The Right Junkyard Engine For Your Next Project

Getting an engine from the right vehicle at the wrecking yard matters! There are lots of things that can result in a vehicle finding the end of its usable life and moving onto a wrecking yard to be...

Using The Wrong Lube Hurts! Here Is The Straight Truth On What To Use To Properly Torque Your Fasteners

Everyone thinks about the expensive parts of their engines that are sexy, like pistons, rods, crankshafts, cylinder heads, intakes, etc. But what holds all that stuff where it is supposed to be?...

Custom Intake Manifolds Tested! What Does The Ideal Intake Manifold Look Like? How Long Are The Runners? How Big Is The Plenum?

How many times have you found yourself in the shop, at the races, or on the dyno wondering if you have just thought of the world’s greatest speed part? It happens to me all the time, and...

Hunt For Grunt! LS Torque Cams: Do You Know What Really Works?

In this video from Richard Holdener, he lets you in on yet another round of dyno testing Speed Secrets in the never ending Hunt for Grunt. LS Engines aren’t particularly known for being torque...

Mopar Alternator Comparison: Stock vs Powermaster Original Look vs Powermaster 220amp Upgraded Alternator

When it comes to the charging system of your classic car, you have a few options. The first is to just hope and pray that the 50-year old alternator that’s on the engine continues to work even...

Control Timing With Holley EFI. Here’s How To Install And Wire A Dual Sync Distributor For Your Sniper

Switching from a carbureted combination to one that uses fuel injection can be a great way to improve drivability, fuel mileage, cold starts, and more for your hot rod or street machine. But as good...

Meziere Enterprises Safety Lock Radiator Cap Should Be Mandatory Equipment On Every Race Car

In racing we always talk about the big stuff. We talk about big tires, big horsepower, big numbers, and big performances but the reality is that the little things are what not only win you races but...

Project Isolation Restoration: Time To Tackle The Walbro LME Carb Rebuild! Small Fuel Mixers Are Fun

Project Isolation Restoration has turned a fun corner. I’m now in the mode of actually putting stuff back together and making it nice rather than taking stuff apart, cleaning it, and mending...

Stainless Line How-To: Brakes, Fire System, And More. Here’s How To Do Them Right

Whenever the subject of hard lines comes up on a project I talk about my buddy Rodney Mason who works at Ridetech. That dude is one of those guys that can see the line in his head and make it just...