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Category Archive: ENGINE, ENGINES, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Cams, Cubes, Or Boost? Which One Makes The 4.8 LS A Torque Monster?

Torque, it’s the grunt that gets thinks moving and it’s what makes an engine good for towing, or for moving a big heavy car like our 1966 Bel Air Station Wagon. Typically, gas engines...

Got An LS7 You Want To Run As A Wet Sump? This Cool Drill Guide Will Help Your Conversion By Making The Dipstick Install Easy

GM’s LS7, the engine that came in Z06 Corvettes, was factory equipped with a dry sump style oiling system. I say dry sump style because the system they use isn’t exactly the same as a...

FREE LIVE Big Money Bracket Racing: The Jim Harrington Bracket Nationals

Big money bracket racing is on like none other in 2021 and the Jim Harrington Bracket Nationals are on and with a big purse each of the three days. We’re talking $20,000 Friday, $50,000...

Newbern Drags The Abandoned ’57 Chevrolet Home From Texas And Even Does A Roadside Makeover!

This is the rescue mission for the 1957 Chevrolet that Finnegan and Newbern discovered on their trip through Texas a few months ago. Stopping to see a roadside find resulted in Newbern buying this...

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries: Will The Range Rover Finally Start? Or Has All This Work Been For Nothing?

What started out as a simple job of getting his buddies Range Rover back running, has turned into a lot more of a project for Edd. This beast had been sitting for some time, but I don’t think...

Flathead Tech: How Ardun Overhead Valve Heads Work On A Flathead Ford

Ardun heads are the ultimate upgrade for a Flathead Ford V8 engine. Our friends Don Berg, Allen McAlister, and Doug Robinson, aka BMR Racing, own the famed Hemi powered BMR Roadster, but it’s...

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...