Tech - Engine, Transmission, & Rearend - MR

01 Our 348 Chevy engines gets an Pertronix Flame thrower, the perfect upgrade for any ignition system

Modern Tech For Vintage Engines: PerTronix Flame Thrower Distributors

By Ron Ceridono - Photography By The Author While there is much to be said in favor of contemporary engines with the latest in computer-controlled everything,...
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Building the Ultimate Chevrolet Corvair “RareVair”

Part 1: The Corvair Chevrolet Should Have Built By Ron Ceridono - Photography By Lonnie Gilbertson When Chevrolet introduced the Corvair in 1960 it was revolutionary in...
01 Measuring the front panel of the 1971 Torino front end

How To Install a New Radiator Core Support in Your 1966-1971 Ford Torino, Fairlane,...

Radiator Core Support Replacement By Brian Brennan Think back a few months (May ’21 issue) to our 1969 Ford Torino Cobra Jet 428 4V Q-code project....
01 1931 Model A Ford built using Speedway Motors parts

Classic Car Restoration: 1931 Model A Ford

East Coast Graffiti The Hot Rod Model A By John Gilbert - Photography by the Author This story started out as a simple tech about installing Dynamat...
01Neutral Safety Switch for a lokar shifter

What is a Neutral Safety Switch and Why it is Important

By Brian Brennan It’s not much of an accessory, relatively inexpensive, simple to install, and one of those things you really shouldn’t live without. Not...
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Installing a Universal Fuel Sending Unit and Fuel Tank – 1936 Ford Project

By Gerry Burger - Photography By The Author In our humble opinion, the 1936 Ford Phaeton has the prettiest rear fenders and panels ever to grace...
01 Custom exhaust system from Speedway Motors and magnaflow mufflers

How To Build Exhaust For Your Classic Ford

By Brian Brennan - Photography by John Winter Moving along on our project 1936 Ford it is now time to take a serious look at its...
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Installing a Lokar Floor Mount Shifter & E-brake

Lokar Performance Parts Provides Three Components Necessary for Every Build By Ryan Manson - Photography by the Author Connecting all the components on a street rod build...
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Red-Ram Hemi Vs. 5.7L Hemi – Identical ’32 Ford Builds

By Brian Brennan - Photography by the Author It sounds like an oxymoron—“modern traditional”—but that appears to be what’s going on today when we take a...

Two-Point Conversion

Electrifying a Vintage Dual-Point Distributor with a PerTronix Igniter II By Tommy Lee Byrd - Photography by the Author During the ’70s, most auto manufacturers made the...

Blowin’ in the Wind

How to Pick the Engine Cooling Fan That’s Right for Your Hot Rod By Ron Ceridono - Photography Courtesy of the Manufacturers One of the common problems...

Amped Up

How to Select the Correct Hot Rod Alternator By Ron Ceridono At one time the demands on an automobile’s electrical system were simple—the engine’s ignition and...

RISE TO THE OCCASION

Taking Your Air Breathers to New Heights and Dimensions By Gerry Burger - Photography by the Author Let’s face it, when it comes to hot rod motors...

Lokar Performance AxiShift

  Chart 01 Torque  Specs Lifter valley bolts 8mm 18 ft-lb Intake base bolts 6mm (1st pass) 50 in-lb (2nd pass) 106 in-lb Plenum to base bolts 3/8 20 ft-lb Plenum bolts 1/4 (1st pass 7 ft-lb) (2nd pass) 12-15 ft-lb Fuel rail bracket bolts  1/4 Throttle...

Keep a Light On

Good Idea for Your Front Porch but not Such a Good Idea for Your Battery By Brian Brennan - Photography by the Author and Optima Batteries At...

LS Classic Install

Transforming a Modern LS3 into a Vintage Corvette Fuelie from the Early ’60s By Jeff Smith - Photography by the Author & Lokar Performance Products To say...

Tips on Engine Cooling & Maintaining Temp Gauges

By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography by the Author & Courtesy of Classic Instruments There’s nothing worse than driving a hot rod with one eye on...

1957 Ford Custom Powered by a LS3 That Looks Surprisingly Like a FE V-8

Riding on a Roadster Shop RideLine Chassis Makes This Blue Oval Something of a Marvel By Brian Brennan   -   Photography Courtesy of Roadster Shop View our...

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