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Install Video: Check Out This How-To On Installing The Ridetech 1988-98 C1500 Coil Over Suspension! Awesome System

The 1988-98 Chevrolet truck platform has finally come into its own in the world of hot rodding and that means parts and pieces are being developed with a fury by the aftermarket. Ridetech recognizes...

Urchfab Makes Use Of Their Hand Built Control Arm Jig. These Are Some Pretty Cool Custom Parts You Can Build At Home

It is the common thread of the Urchfab project called the Mongrel, a Miata chassis with a bitchin old Ford 100E body slid over the top of it with some huge fender flares, a cage, and lots of other...

Assembling A Coil Over Shock Isn’t Hard, But You’d Be Surprised How Many People Do It Wrong

That’s right folks, assembling a coil over shock is not hard. It’s not rocket science. But just because it isn’t hard doesn’t mean that people don’t often do it wrong....

Delrin vs Polyurethane Sway Bar Bushings – You Won’t Believe The Difference In Stiction

I remember when polyurethane bushing were the latest and greatest. I remember putting them in my Camaro to improve the ride and handling, and thinking that these new bushings were going to last...

Ridetech’s New S10 Coil-Over Suspension System Makes Them Look And Handle Like Never Before

The Chevrolet S10, and GMC S15, pickup truck platform is one of the most popular small truck platforms ever built. They have been customized, engine swapped, and tricked out in every conceivable...

Here’s How You Build Your Own Simple Chassis Jig. Build Your Own Chassis At Home!

We’ve been working on our own simple chassis jig to build Cole’s LUV truck on recently, and came up with something simple and easy that should work just fine for what we’re doing....

Best of BS 2017: Chrysler’s 9.25 Axle Servicing Film – Made In The Mid-1970s, Still Useful Today!

Short of actually ripping apart a rear axle in the presence of a trained mechanic who knows the ins and outs of the unit you are messing with, training by film fills in the gaps of what you need to...

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...

Brake Tech From Baer: How To Properly Season Your Rotors and Bed Your Brake Pads

High performance brakes are a great upgrade to your street machine, pro touring style car, autocross warrior, or even your daily driver. Most of us start building horsepower before setting the proper...

Driveway Tech: How To Swap A Jeep Steering Shaft Into Your GM B-Body or G-Body Car With A Trashed Rag Joint

We’ve been piling up the miles on Buford T Justice, our 1987 Chevy Caprice project recently. Having completed the suspension upgrade and installed the new wheels and tires, the thing is a riot...

Pro Touring Tech: High Performance Tires 101 With the Experts at BFG

(Words by Dave Nutting) – Hello and welcome to the second installment in our on-going Pro-touring tech series, a little something that we like to call “Pro-touring 101”. Think less...

BangShift Pro Touring Tech: The Basics of Traction Made Easy!

(By Dave Nutting) – (Editor’s Note: As we get ready to unveil our newest project car later this week, which is going to burn corners and the strip, we are going to be bringing you more...

Homegrown IRS for a ’66 Dodge Dart

This is pretty fascinating and well done! A guy named David Belau is blogging over at CarDomain.com about how he’s installing a ’93 Thunderbird SuperCoupe IRS unit under his autocrossing...