An inline electric fuel pump was needed for our FAST EZ-EFI system, but FAST went one better with their Universal In-Tank Electric Fuel Pump kit, and we installed it in about a day. It’s now quieter, more efficient, and will last a little longer than the pump it replaced.
While cylinder head porting receives most of the attention, valve design is also important. After all, there’s no greater restriction in performance intake systems than the traditional poppet valve. Ferrea gives EngineLabs advice on selecting the right valve and insight into understanding airflow around the valve.
The 12-cylinder LS engine dubbed the “LS12″ has been creating quite a stir in the LS world. We spoke with one of the builders of the amazing Frankenstein V12 LS engine and have all the inside info on this incredible engine build inside. Click the link for all the info…
by Rick Seitz on May 8, 2013
We delve head first in discussing a selection of Crane’s high-performance ignition boxes for enthusiasts. Many of them offer the same attributes, but each is a little different to cater to the needs of any gearhead.
When it came time to really define the face of Chevy Hardcore, rebuilding an iconic nameplate for road racing was an obvious choice. Follow along as we prepare a pony car that was designed to conquer the Trans Am series, the Chevrolet Camaro. Our ’69 Camaro will be hitting the Pro-Touring and Autocross Circuits.
Changing an engine can be a very frustrating process, not to mention messy and time consuming. Which is one reason many vehicles within the Power Automedia garage are equipped with Jiffy-Tite fittings. Check out our list of 10 cool ways to use Jiffy-Tite Fittings with your vehicle.
by Clifton Klaverweiden on May 3, 2013
Flowmaster’s Scavenger Series Elite Headers for classic and modern muscle cars are no joke. From ceramic coated stainless to scavenging velocity cones, to long tubes and 50-state legal shorties, these headers mean business. Follow along as we review the entire line-up and install a set on one of our shop cars.
by Jason Reiss on May 3, 2013
Our Project Wild E. Coyote receives a new, high-horse-capable short block, thanks to Rich Groh Racing Engines, Ford Racing, and a host of other companies who lent their expertise to help us build a street stormer.
What better way to celebrate our two year anniversary than with a custom build of our very own! Now that we’ve gained momentum and sprouted legs it’s time to tackle an RA project build – enter Project: Flat Out. We’re just getting started, so follow along as we build a 1936 Ford Street Rod from the ground up.
We’ve tested Mickey Thompson’s 15-inch ET Street Radial and the newer ET 18-inch Street Radial II against one another on the street and at the track to see just how well they perform within their own given parameters.
ProCharger is about to unleash their new i-1 supercharger that promises to completely change the way we think about centrifugal boost.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a company with more options for adding nitrous to an LS engine than Nitrous Express, or simply NX as it’s known to their fans. Founded in 1996, and still owned and operated by Mike Wood, the company takes great pride in the quality, engineering, safety, and power of their systems.
by Don Creason on April 25, 2013
Mickey Thompson recently began offering wheels and tires for the late model street crowd through their Enhanced Stance System (ESS) program. We test Mickey Thompson’s new Street Comp SC-5 wheels and Street Comp tires on our 1998 Mustang GT.
We installed the super easy brand-new Programmable Keyless RFID ignition system from Flaming River into a 1949 Baby Lincoln. Teaming up with Image Street Rods and Flaming River, we walk through the complete installation details and a full rundown on the system’s operation. Check it out!
by Don Creason on April 17, 2013
Installing a short throw shifter is an easy modification that improves the driving experience on many cars. We give the ins and outs of a complete installation of a Hurst Billet/Plus 2 shifter on a 2010 Challenger. Check it out here!
by Andrew Wolf on April 17, 2013
Join us a detailed look at Dynotech’s range of steel, aluminum, carbon fiber, and even carbon fiber-wrapped aluminum driveshafts with their own Steve Raymond, discussing everything from how a carbon fiber driveshaft is made to how you can go best go about selecting the right driveshaft for your needs.
by Bobby Kimbrough on April 16, 2013
When it comes time to get the proper amperage suited for your project or daily driver – an upgraded front-drive system is the way to go. For a small budget you can replace your old and tired components and update to Tuff Stuff Performance accessories for years of trouble free use. Check out the install here!
by Andrew Wolf on April 16, 2013
In this tech feature, we’ll be taking a look at our Davis Technologies traction control system on our BlownZ Camaro, with an in-depth look at each of the components, how the system works, and the ways that teams are utilizing traction control to better their racing efforts.
by Barry Kluczyk on April 16, 2013
With a budget in mind we put together the entry-level range of serpentine system offerings for Chevy’s three engine families: small-block, big-block and LS from Concept One. Check out these quality systems at prices that won’t break the bank for your next engine build project.
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by Mike Magda on April 16, 2013
Stepping up to a larger F-1X ProCharger prompted the Blown Z team to rethink the compression ratio strategy during the 388 LSX engine’s winter rebuild. A new set of JE piston dropped the compression down to a more tunable level as the team prepares for its second season in 275 Drag Radial competition.