Category Archive: DRIVETRAIN, ENGINE, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos, XL Tech Stories, XL Videos

Edd China’s Workshop Diaries Episode 2: Starting On A New Range Rover Project

Like any good hot rodder, Edd China is all about hauling something out of it’s near grave and making it good again and that is exactly what’s starting right here with a friends Range...

Watching The Pakistani Truck Guys Rebuild A Clutch Disc With Simple Tools Is A Reminder Of How Things Used To Be!

They are No McLeod or Centerforce, but these dudes still get some stuff done. Watch this video and see just how a sprung hub clutch disc is stripped, and relined with new clutch material in a shop...

They Sorta Made It! Day 6 Of The 5 Day C10 Build, Plus Every Installment Of Finnegan’s 5-Day C10 Build!

The lead in photo for the last video asks if they look tired, and my answer is “You better!” Cause if you are on a 5-Day build thrash and you don’t look wore out, then you either...

It’s Day 4 Of The Finnegan C10 Thrash, They Are Confident, And That Is A Bad Sign.

The boys are confident they are going to make it and that scares me. Whenever you set an arbitrary deadline and then start getting close and deliriously think that you are on track to make it all...

Tesla Swap: How To Make A TESLA Powered Electric Karmann Ghia Step-By-Step

Love them or hate them, electric vehicles are here to stay and have been adopted by more than just folks looking for a new car. Sure, there are plenty of folks buying electric vehicles from GM,...

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...