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Category Archive: Tech Stories

See How You Can Make Your Own DIY Sheet Metal Brake At Home. This One Is Super Cool.

We’ve seen a lot of homemade, and cheap, sheet metal brakes. And ultimately they all suck because they are too small, too light duty, or just flimsy in comparison to a real purpose built brake....

Jiffy-Tite Tech: How To Properly Spec Fittings With The Right Seals For Your Application

Last week we cruised up to Lancaster, New York and spent the day at Jiffy-Tite’s world headquarters. While we are going give you a behind the scenes look at one of the more incredible...

Project Raven: We Assess The Health Of Our 400 Chrysler Big Block With The Help Of Knieriem Racing Engines

It’s been a little less than a year since our last substantial update involving Project Raven, our 1983 Imperial coupe, and we wish we could say we’ve been doing tons of work on the big...

Tech Video: Here’s How To Properly Dial Indicate Your Bell Housing – Do It Once, Do It Right, Keep Your Manual Trans Happy!

If you are getting ready to install a manual transmission in your car or truck, you need to watch this video and follow the procedure outlined in it which will keep your trans happy and operating...

Now This Is Real Hybrid Technology! We Test An 8000 RPM, 339 Cubic Inch, LS3 Hybrid And It’s Awesome!

(Words and Photos by Richard Holdener)  The big question behind this BangShift build up was, would a hydraulic-roller cam LS rev cleanly to 8,000 rpm? But getting that answer was only half the fun!...

Hot Rod Garage’s “Bonemaro” Camaro Build Gets Turbocharged! Can A Dirt-Cheap Kit Make The Power…And Live?

An LS and a turbocharger…there isn’t a happier combination for the average horsepower junkie out there right now. No matter your feelings on the subject, you can’t deny the fact...

MORE: CHEVY, ENGINE

Watch Us Install A Full TCI Bolt In 1966 Nova Suspension System LIVE On At The Street Machine Nationals – TODAY  10 AM PST

CLICK HERE ON SATURDAY MORNING TO WATCH US DO THIS INSTALL LIVE That’s right folks, we are going to be installing a complete TCI Bolt In 1966 Nova Pro Touring IFS and 4-Link Rear Suspension...

Engine Masters Tests CNC-Ported Heads Against Vortec Heads On A 383 Chevy To See If The Performance Gain Is Worth The Cost!

Ever been bench racing with some buddies and come up with a build plan? Does it usually sound like, “I’m gonna build a (insert engine here) and I’m gonna run this intake, these...

How Driveshaft’s Are Built At Mark Williams Enterprises. Way Cool Stuff

Driveshafts can cause A LOT of problems if they are not properly spec’d and not built correctly. Brian has seen first hand what a stock shaft will do if you just spin it too fast, even with...

MORE: DRIVETRAIN

Check Out The Dusold Designs Guys Flaming A Chevy Pickup! Tons Of Work But Bitchin!

On Facebook the other day Mike Dusold said he was going to be painting flames on a customer’s Chevy pickup and that he was going to do things up a little different. When he started posting...

MORE: OTHER

Engine Masters Takes On One Of The Biggest Arguments In The Game: Carb or EFI?

With the last carbureted cars in the United States falling under Model Year 1990, it would seem that fuel injection should have a stronger presence in the aftermarket. Yet often we hear of the...

BREAKING NEWS: Steve Morris Engines Has Unleashed Their In-House Built V-16 Engine For The Upcoming Devel Sixteen Hypercar: 3000 HP On Pump Gas, 4500 HP On C-16!

Sweet mother of overkill, we have a winner. Steve Morris Engines just dropped a bombshell, unveiling an in-house built V-16 with quad turbochargers that is slated to appear in the much-hyped and...

Force Fed: The New MSD Atomic AirForce LS7 Intake Makes Big Power Gains On The Dyno!

Top dog in the normally aspirated LS engine family, the 427-inch LS7 is an impressive performer. Forget all the 427 big blocks of yesteryear, the modern small-block version offers both more powerful...

MORE: ENGINE

Transmission Tech: We Take Two Junk T56 Transmissions, Spare Parts, And New Pieces From American Powertrain To Make One!

(Words and photos by Scott Parker) – There’s just something about taking what other people consider junk, and making something beautiful out of it. We shared this sentiment with Greg Lovell...