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There’s A New 5-Speed In Town! Out With The TKO And In With The New TKX!!!

Introducing the newest, and ONLY, 5 speed transmission designed strictly with swaps in mind. This is the Tremec TKX. Honestly, this one has not been easy to keep under wraps. Security was so tight...

Project Hay Hauler: We Install The New Engine, A New McLeod RXT Twin Disc Clutch, And Prep For Rocky Mountain Race Week.

(Words and Photos by Scott Liggett) If you have been following along on my build of 1967 GMC pickup we call Project Hay Hauler, you will have seen I took a 383 I  had collecting dust in the corner...

Transmission Tech Video: Reassembling A Chrysler A-833 Four Speed – Grabbing Gears The Old School Way

The four-speed manual transmission transformed the mighty cars go the early 1960s from slip sliding automatic equipped beasts to the straight line missiles that we all still admire and love. They...

Engin Swap How To: Swap A Gen-3 HEMI Into Your B-Body Mopar With Bolt On Parts!

When engine swaps first started in the early days of hot rodding they were a rarity to see anywhere in public. They were done to race cars and the random hot rod, but not to normal street cars. Over...

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...

What Is A Rear Driveshaft Enclosure, And Why Do I Need One? Tim McAmis Explains How It Works, Why, And How They Build Their’s.

We love Tim McAmis. Not just because he and his company build bad ass chassis for Pro Mod cars, but also because of the videos that he puts up explaining all kinds of great technical aspects of race...

Install Video: Using The Ridetech StreetGrip System To Upgrade The Handling Of Your C2 or C3 Corvette Is Easy! Watch!

Ridetech contines to expand the line of StreetGrip applications and that is now great news for classic Corvette owners. If you have an original C2 or C3 Corvette that is finally ready to have the...

Great Video: An In-Depth Discussion About Clutches and Torque Converters With McLeod and FTI Hosted By VMP

Soooo, a supercharger company hosting a clutch manufacturer and torque converter outfit on their weekly tuning show? Does this make any sense? Of course it does! It actually makes all the sense in...

Do You Know How To Get The Right Shifter Position On Your Tremec Transmission? Watch And Learn How To Change It.

Tremec transmissions have some cool features that aren’t just about handling huge amounts of power and providing a great driving experience for your engine. Nope, a lot of what makes driving...

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...

NASCAR To Transition To Center Lock Wheels For 2021 Season – 18″ Aluminum BBS Wheels

In a move that has been meet with interesting reactions across the internet, NASCAR has announced that for the 2021 season the cars in the series will use a center lock style wheel and that wheel...

Watch Rob Dahm’s Insane Billet 4-Rotor RX-7 Make Repeated 1,000hp AWD Dyno Pulls! This Is Mental

Rob Dahm’s RX-7 build is one of the most wildly awesome things on the internet. Not content to just do it like so many others have, Dahm is building what is basically the fastest, hardest core,...

Best of 2019: Transmission Tech Video: American Powertrain Explains Why A Junkyard 6-Speed May Not Be Your Project’s Best Friend

There’s a lot of stuff in life that seems really, really good on the surface but going a little bit deeper than that reveals that there are hidden costs. Such is the case with scoring a...

Finnegan Shows Just How To Measure And Adjust Your Hydraulic Throwout Bearing

There has to be some clearance! At least for your throwout bearing anyway. While plenty of things in your car should be bolted up tight and have no clearance or play, the throwout bearing is not one...