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Engine Tech Video: Watch This Little 302 Receive A Trick Flow 11R Top End Kit – Installing The Upper End Of The Valevtrain

One of the neatest things to happen for people who love making horsepower over the last ten years has been the emergence, explosion, and acceptance of the “top end kit”. It was a...

Cylinder Head Tech Video: Watch Five Different Heads Get Dyno Tested On A Stroker Jeep Inline Six!

A couple of weeks ago we showed you a great video that explored the question of roller rockers making horsepower on a modified engine. This time we’re back with the same Jeep stroker inline six...

Piston Tech Video: Learn All You Ever Wanted To Know About Piston Coatings With MAHLE Motorsport

When it comes to piston coatings, there’s lots of stuff that people think they know and lots of stuff that’s just flat out wrong. In this video you are going to learn all you ever wanted...

Stupid Gearhead Storytime: Doing The Most With The Least At The Junkyard!

With all the “social distancing” and “stay-at-homing” going on right now, some of us have been fortunate enough to have been given a time out from the typical daily rat race....

The CNC Plasma Cut Plate Steel Motorcycle Is Coming Along! This Is One Fun Project.

The plate steel motorcycle frame is welded up and rolling on its own two wheels! This thing is definitely going to turn some heads with the unique shape and fabrication. We love it, and only wish...

Here’s A Fun Project For You And The Kids During The COVID-19 Shelter In Place Order!

Drift trikes are cool. Super simple, super fun, and something that a lot of moms will have issues with allowing their children to ride. But considering the dangers virus flying around the world right...

Killer Coyote – Boss, Cams, And Boost Make This High Horsepower Ford Even Meaner

The Coyote Ford engine has arguably been the best Ford overhead cam V8 yet, and with good reason. They took all the good from each previous iteration and made what Ford believes to be the best it can...

Water Meth Or Intercooler? Which One Really Does A Better Job Of Cooling An Intake Charge

Meth is bad kids, but water meth is good. Real good. As good as an intercooler though? What do you think? It can absolutely lower air intake charge temps and raise octane as well. We’ve used it...

BACK TO THE ’80s! The 5.0 Battle. TPI Small Block Chevrolet VS The Famed 5.0 Ford. Parts, Boost, And More!

I remember when a 5.0 Fox Body was a fast car. Back when nothing made horsepower from the factory and the LX 5.0 was the lightest most powerful combo you could get. I hated them, even though I...

Hey There 3/26! Let’s Take A Look At The Little Pontiac 326 Engine – A Small Bore Worker

Well we’re continuing to hit as many engine high points as we can over the course of the “muscle car” months this year. Today, being 3/26, we’re going to pay some homage to...

Know Your Gearbox: This Walk Around Of A Tremec Magnum Six Speed With American Powertrain Is Great

Knowledge is power and when it comes to selecting large components for your project car, that power is important to have. How do you know what the right transmission is for your project? Well, if you...

Own A C4 Corvette? RideTech Has Two Options To Revamp The Performance Of Your ‘Vette!

At this moment in time, we firmly blieve that the C4 Corvette represents the best performance bang for the buck spend in the used high performance market today. These cars are are the rock bottom of...

The Song Of Our People: Listen To This Big Block Chevy Scream Out Nearly 9,000 RPM On The Dyno

No, this video does not contain power numbers. It does contain the beautiful noise of a big block Chevy roaring up to 9,000 RPM on the dyno while wearing a set of vertical exhaust stack style...

Happy 3/24 – Let’s Fondly The Remember The Oldsmobile 324ci V8!

We’re back with some more fun old engine stuff today in the form of the Oldsmobile 324ci V8. This engine was basically an enlarged version of the little 303ci we talked about earlier this...