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Category Archive: DRIVETRAIN, Hack of the Week, OTHER, SUSPENSION, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

VW Tech: How To Pull The Body Off A VW Beetle And Then Bolt In A New Pan

VW Beetles are some of the coolest little cars every made, and are beloved by people all over the world. Besides being cool, cute, economical, and fun, they are also super simple and easy to work on...

Online Find: This Straight Axle Gasser 1957 Chevy Has A 5.3L LS Swap, All The Old School Attitude, And Drives Like A Champ!

Rocking a gasser on the street is something few people have the stones for, but we love it when we see them. This 1957 Chevrolet gasser caught my eye on Facebook Marketplace because it’s pretty...

2021 Goodguys Summit Nationals Presented by PPG: More Awesome Photos Of The Cool, Weird, and Fantastic Stuff We Saw

(Photos by Wes Allison) – Oh yes, the photographic hits just keep on coming from the recent 2021 Goodguys Summit Nationals presented by PPG. This VW hitting lead off above certain attracted...

It’s National Stick Shift Day! Go Out There, Dump The Clutch, Bang Some Gears, And Teach Someone Else How To Drive A Stick!!!

I grew up in a family with stick shift cars, so the clutch genes run deep here in the Reynolds clan. My dad drag raced his 1968 Z28 Camaro forever, and still does, and it has always been a stick car....

Wild Video: Watch This Kiwi Tri-Five Chevy Pull A Bumper-Stand, Bend The Axle, and Finish The Run

A four speed, a sticky track, and a classic high riding gasser can all add up to some magic in the world of drag racing and that is exactly what happened here. The video you see below was made at...

Stop Wasting Material: These Three Tips For TIG Welding Joints Will Save You Material And Some Headaches

Practice, practice, practice. I tell people all the time that the only way to get good at welding is to turn on the machine and start practicing. Whether it is TIG, Arc, or MIG welding, the best way...

HOW TO: 4.0L BARRA-DISASSEMBLY AND HEAD FLOW TEST Richard Holdeners First Barra Build!

Richard has been doing all kinds of testing with the Atlas 4.2 GM engine that he’s dubbed the Ameri-Barra, as it’s the American GM equivalent so to speak, but the Australian Barra from...

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...

The Big Fix: Watch This Welder Perform A Repair On A Massive Lanz Bulldog Piston

Ok, now this is neat. You are about to watch a welder perform a piston repair on a massive Lanz Bulldog piston. So a Lanz Bulldog is a tugboat engine? No. A locomotive engine? Negatory. How about a...

Performance Wins: The Hyundai Veloster N Will Carry On, Regular Veloster Trim Models Won’t

(By Tom Lohnes)- The Hyundai Veloster N is one of the best-driving new vehicles you can buy right now, and it’s going to stay that way. For the lesser. Veloster trims though, 2021 is the end of...

2021 Goodguys Summit Racing Nationals Photo Bonanza: More Images From The Monster Show!

(Photos by Wes Allison) –  This 2021 Goodguys Summit Racing Nationals Photo Bonanza is packed with all the good stuff. From pro touring monsters to boulevard cruising boats, hot rods, trucks,...

Muncie Master Class: Watch A Master Transmission Expert Pull A 1967 Muncie 4-Speed Apart And Inspect It

The Precision Transmission channel on YouTube may just be the best thing you’ve never seen before. Why? Because every video is an exploration, an education, and a study in how an expert in a...

TIG Welding Stainless To Aluminum? Wait What? How To Bond The Two Like You’ve Never Seen Before

When it comes to tig welding, you pretty much can’t argue with 6061.com because the dude is a master and laying down strong and sexy tig welds. The projects are always fun, the techniques cool,...

Nitro Time Machine: Check Out This Great Episode Of NHRA Today From The 1993 Mile High Nationals

This weekend the NHRA returns to Bandimere Speedway for the 2021 Dodge SRT Mile High Nationals. This is always one of the biggest, most fun, and best attended events on the entire NHRA Camping World...