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Mopar Alternator Comparison: Stock vs Powermaster Original Look vs Powermaster 220amp Upgraded Alternator

When it comes to the charging system of your classic car, you have a few options. The first is to just hope and pray that the 50-year old alternator that’s on the engine continues to work even...

Turn, Turn, Turn: This Video Shows The Awesome Borgeson C3 Power Steering Upgrade Kit Being Installed

When it comes to classic Corvettes their styling is iconic, their performance the stuff that can make you smile, but their steering systems are kind of a nightmare. Using a hydraulic ram and valve...

Weekend Paint Job! – Painting Kym and Jim Fissel’s Anglia With Alex and Dennis Taylor!

One of the best things about summer is getting to hang out with our friends the Taylors during Rocky Mountain Race Week. It’s always fun with mom “Dammit” Deb Taylor, dad Dennis,...

More Shop Tips and Tricks From QA1: Quick and Easy Ways To Make Your Project Cooler and Wrenching More Fun

The last time we checked in with the crew at QA1 they were passing long helpful shop tips to help with your wrenching enterprises. That video was cool and successful so they’re back again with...

Distance Learning Time: Watch This ARP Fasteners Seminar To Learn More About Bolts and Fasteners Than You Do Now!

Distance learning, remote learning, whatever you want to call it, your kids have been doing it for weeks and now you get to jump in on the fun. Why? Because we found an awesome seminar put on by ARP...

Basically Brutal: Watch This Paxton Supercharged, Holley EFI Equipped, Stock Bottom End 302 Mustang Make Power On The Dyno

This right here is BangShifty as hell. It has been a long time since we saw someone doing some stuff stuff with a stock bottom end 302ci Ford in a Fox Mustang and when we stumbled upon this video we...

Know Your Bolts: This Video From ARP Explains Bolt Grading and What It Means – Good Stuff!

In the world of hot rodding, there are lots of terms that people know and have a really basic grasp of but there’s way more depth to them. Bolt grading is one of those things that people know...

Cool It! This Look At The Meziere 20 GPM Remote Mount Water Pump Is Cool – So Many Uses!

One of the hallmarks of a great aftermarket manufacturer is how many different disciplines of racing, hot rodding, and competition their products show up in. For Meziere Enterprises, that’s a...

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...

Dyno Test Video: Measuring The Gains Of Roller Rockers On A Hot Rod Stroker Jeep Inline Six Engine

It’s the age old question that hot rodders have asked themselves since the dawn of time. “Are they worth the money?” This goes for basically any part of parts that people have to...

This Rolling Metal Shop Table Project Is One You Can Do At Home And Would Be Seriously Handy

I’m a big fan of shop tables that move around so you don’t need to take up all your space, all the time. Of course there is also a danger when you talk about horizontal spaces, because...

NHRA Has Been Making Chassis Tech Changes In 2020 And Tim McAmis Is Here To Explain What They Mean To You.

For 2020 the NHRA has come out with some pretty significant rule changes with regards to Pro Mod chassis and more. These new rules are intended to combat some of the recent issues with parts on cars...

Project Binky Is Back! This Bitchin All-Wheel Drive Mini Project Is Getting Close To Making The Noise!

We love Project Binky, and have been following this project nearly since it started. It has been a few years, but the work going into this crazy little machine is one of those things that just makes...