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The Song Of Our People: Listen To This Big Block Chevy Scream Out Nearly 9,000 RPM On The Dyno

No, this video does not contain power numbers. It does contain the beautiful noise of a big block Chevy roaring up to 9,000 RPM on the dyno while wearing a set of vertical exhaust stack style...

Happy 3/24 – Let’s Fondly The Remember The Oldsmobile 324ci V8!

We’re back with some more fun old engine stuff today in the form of the Oldsmobile 324ci V8. This engine was basically an enlarged version of the little 303ci we talked about earlier this...

Insane Pontiac Find: These Unused Ram Air IV Heads Come With A Custom, One-Off, Never Run Hilborn Injection System

It continues to blow us away when stuff like this bubbles up on the internet and it happens every freaking week. You are looking at a set of unused Ram Air IV heads and a never used one-off,...

The Sheet Steel CNC Plasma Cut Motorcycle Frame Gets Welded Up!

Here it is folks! Matt’s plate steel cnc plasma cut frame is being welded together now and should be amazing when done! I love this project and it is fun to see just how cool a simple cnc...

Wanna Know What A Blueprint 540 Makes On Nitrous? With A Roots Blower? With Twin Turbos? With A ProCharger? Watch This.

When Blueprint Engines came out with their power adder series of crate engines we got one of the very first off the assembly line. It was their 400 cubic inch traditional small block featuring forged...

Suspension Tech Video: How To Calculate Spring Rate With The Guys At QA1 – Get It Right The First Time

We live in a world where the high performance aftermarket can service every single one of your needs, especially when it comes to suspension. We don’t live in a world where people have...

Happy 3/20! Let’s Take A Look At The 320ci Buick Straight Eight – Fireball Power!

From 1931 through 1953 the Buick straight eight really made its mark in the American automotive landscape. They were made in varying displacements and even varying block sizes but the one most people...

Godzilla Roars: Watch A 7.3L Ford Godzilla Engine Run Wide Open On The Dyno – See The Power Curves and How It Responds To Tweaks!

The 7.3L pushrod V8 known as Ford’s Godzilla engine is still and emerging and exciting platform when it comes to hot rodding. Very few people are doing a lot of deep exploration with this...

Great Video: RideTech Tells You How To Avoid The Top Five Problems That Come Into Play When Lowering A Vehicle

Changing the suspension of your car or truck may be physically “easy” and one with bolting on parts but the math and physics involved is tough stuff. The engineering side of things is...

Here’s What It Really Takes To Put Together An Aftermarket Mustang Body

With all the reproduction parts available for your favorite muscle cars and trucks, you can fix just about anything. But what about folks that are going crazy with a build or have something that is...

LS Power Recipes That Work: Pick Your Power Level Right Here.

For years I’ve been telling people that if you want to know how to make a certain amount of power with an LS you need to listen to Richard Holdener. This guys has tested more engines on the...

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...

Scream For Me: This Video Of Miniature Supercharged and Naturally Aspirated Conley Stinger V8 Engines Rules!

While we love tiny little engines around here, especially those that are hand whittled or designed in someone’s basement, we do understand that there’s more than one way to get your tiny...

Antique Airbrushing: Watch As This 1920s Era Paint Sprayer Undergoes A Full Restoration!

Painting…now there’s something I should be doing more of. One of my first large-scale products involved painting an early 1980s Mercury Capri and over the years I’ve done occasional...