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Awesome Engine Video: Watch This Vintage Packard V12 Get An Incredible Rebuild – First Class All The Way!

We often talk about a situation where a car is restored and in the end the thing is actually better and nicer than it would have been brand new. It is not often that we talk in such a way about...

These Aeromotive Fuel System Diagrams Will Help You Map Out A System For Your Car, No Matter The Power!

Some of us are better visual learners than we are through any other method. You know who you are out there. You kind of glaze over when people are explaining stuff but if you can just see a picture,...

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...

Happy 3/05! Let’s Talk Small Bore Small Blocks (and V6s)

305ci is not exactly a magical number when it comes to high performance engines in most people’s minds but the reality is that if you are a stock car racer or someone who has followed the...

Unknown Parts Counter Guy: The Ford Modular Spark Plug Fiasco Fix

Regardless of whether or not it is true, the general public will believe that the friendly face behind the counter at the local parts store is the knowledgable good guy who is trying their best to...

Which LS Intake Is Better? Factory Trailblazer SS Or Dorman LS2 Factory Replacement?

LS intake manifolds are a weird beast. Factory intakes often look like crap, especially those designed for the trucks and SUVs, and those that do look good aren’t always the best performers. In...

Best of BS 2017: A Look At Engine Bearing Applications From Stock To Top Fuel With MAHLE

Engine bearings, especially those handling the duties of the connecting rods and crankshaft are among the most vital pieces to keep your program functioning whether it makes 100hp or 10,000hp and...

Best of BS 2017: We Wake Up The Big Block Chevy In A 1971 C10 With A Plethora Of Off The Shelf Parts

(By Kaleb Kelley) –  As we’re building our 1971 C10 for the Win A Classic Sweepstakes, I had to figure out what to do to freshen up the old motor. First off, it’s a NAPA 454 Big Block...

Cathedral Port vs Rectrangular Port – Turbo LS Cylinder Head Shootout

Cathedral Port vs Rectangular Port, a rivalry that is almost as heated as Oval vs Rectangular in the Big Block Chevrolet world. But has anyone actually done the real testing to prove that one is...

Turbo LS Intake Test – LS6 vs Sheetmetal, Which One Is Best Under Boost?

Richard Holdener is one dyno testing machine, and his latest series of videos exploring different parts for Turbo LS Engines. In this video it is an intake manifold shootout between the factory LS6...

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Holley Sniper EFI Is Only $999 And Easy To Install – Watch How Easy Right Here.

Holley’s Sniper EFI systems are the latest in Holley’s long line of throttle body injection systems. The folks at Holley started offering TBI kits decades ago and have continued to...

Quick Tech From COMP Cams: The Proper Way To Find Top Dead Center

Finding top dead center is a critical procedure for many facets of building and hot rodding an engine. Being able to be 100% sure that things are assembled correctly and that valve timing is set...

Thinking Of Installing A Wideband Air/Fuel Gauge? This Video From AutoMeter Takes You Through It

A wideband air/fuel gauge is an excellent piece of equipment that allows one to have immediate and accurate knowledge of the air/fuel ratio the engine is seeing on a seeming nanosecond by nanosecond...

Howell EFI Install: We Upgrade A Classic C10 With Modern Horsepower Fed By The Easiest EFI Install Ever

(Words and photos by Matt Graves) – LS engines are absolutely the hottest thing going. You cannot deny their presence and effect they have on our hobby. They are currently being dropped into...