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Category Archive: ENGINE, ENGINES, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

Flathead Tech: How Ardun Overhead Valve Heads Work On A Flathead Ford

Ardun heads are the ultimate upgrade for a Flathead Ford V8 engine. Our friends Don Berg, Allen McAlister, and Doug Robinson, aka BMR Racing, own the famed Hemi powered BMR Roadster, but it’s...

VW Tech: How To Pull The Body Off A VW Beetle And Then Bolt In A New Pan

VW Beetles are some of the coolest little cars every made, and are beloved by people all over the world. Besides being cool, cute, economical, and fun, they are also super simple and easy to work on...

Stop Wasting Material: These Three Tips For TIG Welding Joints Will Save You Material And Some Headaches

Practice, practice, practice. I tell people all the time that the only way to get good at welding is to turn on the machine and start practicing. Whether it is TIG, Arc, or MIG welding, the best way...

HOW TO: 4.0L BARRA-DISASSEMBLY AND HEAD FLOW TEST Richard Holdeners First Barra Build!

Richard has been doing all kinds of testing with the Atlas 4.2 GM engine that he’s dubbed the Ameri-Barra, as it’s the American GM equivalent so to speak, but the Australian Barra from...

Chassis Hardware Lessons: Nuts And Bolts Matter! Tim McAmis Explains Why You Need To Pay Attention To The Hardware You Use.

You are going to love this video if you like Tim McAmis, because he has a ton of typical Tim McAmis one liners that will have you laughing. And this isn’t just a video telling you what grade of...

Muncie Master Class: Watch A Master Transmission Expert Pull A 1967 Muncie 4-Speed Apart And Inspect It

The Precision Transmission channel on YouTube may just be the best thing you’ve never seen before. Why? Because every video is an exploration, an education, and a study in how an expert in a...

TIG Welding Stainless To Aluminum? Wait What? How To Bond The Two Like You’ve Never Seen Before

When it comes to tig welding, you pretty much can’t argue with 6061.com because the dude is a master and laying down strong and sexy tig welds. The projects are always fun, the techniques cool,...

Simple, Cool, And Effective Mobile Welding Table Project You Can Do At Home!

You know I have an affinity for welding tables and fixture tables around here and this is a super cool one that you can build at home no problem. It’s being built with some scrap stuff as...

Door Bumper Clear Talks NASCAR Next Gen Cars With Kaulig Racing’s Chris Rice

Every time NASCAR changes the rules and changes car platforms, race teams and fans alike lose their minds. And I get it. The fans don’t like it when looks change and the racers don’t like...

Video Of Rob Wendland Front Halfing Larry Dixon’s Top Fuel Dragster: Sounds Simple, But It All Has To Be Perfect!

It isn’t uncommon for Top Fuel and Top Alcohol cars to get front halfed after a certain number of runs, a crash, big wheelstands, or what have you. The same could be said for a Funny Car...

What Should You Paint Your Roll Bar Or Roll Cage With? Rustoleum, Hammertone, And Steel-It Tested

There is nothing worse than finishing a car with a roll bar or roll cage in it and then not being able to paint the cage well. In all honesty, a tube chassis car is usually much easier because you...

Grinding Inside Corner Welds Isn’t Hard, But It Is Easy To Mess Up!q

Grinding seems like a pretty simple thing, especially when it comes to prepping a joint for welding or grinding a weld smooth. With that said, I’ve seen jillions of people do it wrong and the...

How To Pin The Crankshaft On An LS Engine. (NO MORE SLIP = MORE BOOST AND HP) FULL RESULTS

LS engines have a press-fit harmonic balancer, damper, whatever you want to call them, and they are an interference fit that requires a balancer installer to put one on and sometimes a hydraulic...

The Chicken Coupe: Pro-Touring Cadillac Coupe Deville Project Continues! Suspension And Brakes!

We ran the first video on the Chicken Couple project yesterday and told you that more was coming. Well here is video number two. There are going to be a lot more videos and a lot more content coming...