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Edelbrock Tech Video: Here’s How To Adjust The Pushrod Guide Plates On A Small Block Chevy Head

Knowledge is power, right? Hell knowledge when it comes to engines, makes power so that means we should all try to be as smart about this junk as possible In this case we’re talking about the...

Welding Thick Material To Thin Material Doesn’t Have To Be That Hard

The other day my son Cole asked me how you weld thick material to thin material. Of course the question was quite a bit wordier than that, and because I was welding something I didn’t want to...

This Welding Table Was Nice When Finished, But It’s Even Better With A Round Of Revisions!

I’m a freak for a good welding table. In fact, so much so that I haven’t built myself a new one yet because I want it to be perfect. Part of me loves that and the other part hates me for...

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This Ducati-Kart Is WICKED! Watch This 900cc Thumper Rock And Roll When The Clutch Drops!

Colin Chapman of Lotus Cars always preached about the benefits of being lightweight, instead of powerful but heavy. He wasn’t wrong, either…the less fat you haul around, the more ass you...

Ever Wonder How Anodizing Works? Watch This To Learn How To Do It At Home!

We aren’t kidding, this video shows you how to anodize your own parts at home and the thing is it doesn’t really require any crazy special equipment! I have to say, as a child of the...

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Take A Look At This Extreme Welding Table Build. You’ll Dig It.

We have a problem. An addiction actually. We are addicted to cool welding tables. We want to build lots of them, we can’t help but watch other people build them, and every time we see a new one...

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Fabricating Custom X, Y, And H Pipes Isn’t As Hard As You Might Think

About 15 years ago exhaust system offerings from manufacturers started getting good. Not necessarily great, but good. Mandrel bent systems, for specific applications, became available from a variety...

Tech Tips, Killer Stories And Absolutely Zero Filter: Take A Moment And Stop By Uncle Tony’s Garage!

I’m going to explain the actual garage like this: coming back from the Coker Tire cruise-in, I was not doing well. I had only slept four hours over two days, and because of some medical...

Cerakote Is All The Rage And You Can Do It At Home!

If you aren’t familiar with Cerakote, you probably aren’t alone. Cerakote is a Polymer-Ceramic coating that can be applied to a variety of surfaces and materials including metals,...

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Have An 8.8 Rear You Want To Narrow At Home? Here Is One Low Buck Low Tech Way To Do It

The 8.8 rear is one strong, readily available, and affordable rear end that is perfect for MANY projects. And because they came in so many different cars and trucks over the years they are in...

More Work On Mighty Car Mods’ RB-Swapped 240Z: The Multicultural Engine And The Turbocharger

The Nissan Fairlady Z that the Mighty Car Mods brought to Australia from Japan had a few things missing…the engine, transmission and brakes, to be specific. Those parts had to be replaced from...

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455 Horsepower And 500 Ft/Lbs At The Wheels Of A Kia Stinger GT! Tork Motorsports Has Been Busy With Their Test Car!

The divide between you readers on the Kia Stinger is black and white. On one side, there’s plenty of you praising Kia for giving a sports-sedan a shot, are impressed with the power figures, and...

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SUV-Hack: The Street Machine Guys Carve Up A Ford Territory In The Name Of Less Weight. Try To Not Cry, Please.

Some of the most inflammatory reactions I’ve ever seen in any kind of auto media involve what are best termed -HACK builds. Made famous by the original, the “Caddyhack” article from...

Mighty Car Mods Build A Z-Car! Take A Look At The Resto-modification That This Fairlady Z Is Undergoing!

We don’t often ask you to pick a favorite JDM vehicle, do we? No, we don’t. But if the day comes that we do, we fully suspect that the S30 chassis Nissan will be on the list. Known better...

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