For the last several months, we’ve been teasing about our ultimate Chevy project car receiving its very special LSX engine from our friends at BluePrint Engines. Luckily, the 1964 Chevelle, appropriately named Project BluePrint, is now finally ready for the process we’ve all been waiting for – check it out!
by Lindsey Fisher on June 12, 2013
by Michael Harding on June 3, 2013
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.
by Andrew Wolf on May 24, 2013
Today, we’re going to take a closer look at the design and advantages of Derale’s Hyper-Cool Remote transmission cooler unit and show you why it’s remote mounting and stacked plate design are perfect for our racing application. We’ll also give you a brief walk-through of the installation process.
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 Don Creason on April 11, 2013
Electric water pumps have been around for a number of years in drag racing, however they’re not just for dedicated drag cars anymore. In this tech feature, we take a look at what makes an electric water pump work, and if one is right for your application.
Keeping a 1,200 horsepower supercharged LS engine properly fed is a big job – here’s how we stoke the fires on Project BlownZ with help from Aeromotive and Fragola.
Looking for a new, affordable carburetor to replace your current unit? We’ve compiled a list of what’s available in an easy-to-read format with the vital specs you’re looking for. Bottom line, these carburetors are affordable and a quick way to generate additional horsepower and increased fuel mileage.
by Rick Seitz on January 7, 2013
We finally have our Chiseled Performance intercooler and water tank installed into our BlownZ Camaro project car, and we are happy with the results to say the least. Check out this latest installment of our ongoing build to learn more!
The SV1 is no doubt one of the wildest iterations we have seen from the 4150 style carburetor. We discuss design features and benefits with the product’s inventor, Patrick James.
Rather than hide what makes an engine work, we’d prefer to embrace the chaos and turn it into something that looks and functions better than new. One way to accomplish that is with a complete race-spec plumbing makeover, but the expense of replacing every bit of rubber can be prohibitive…
Upgrading an older car with a modern electric cooling fan can be a confusing process if you don’t know what to look for. We sit down with Troy Wood of Derale Performance, about his insight on selecting the right fan for your musclecar, what things to consider, and his personal recommendations.
Want to avoid the mess and clean up when dealing with fluid systems on any car? Jiffy-Tite’s quick-connect system not only makes servicing fluid lines quick and easy, they can also eliminate spills and improve your ride’s safety overall. Check it out here.
Dressing up the engine bay makes the engine compartment look just as good as the outside of your car. But when it comes to hoses, in the past we were all left with very few options. Then we were treated to Hose Candy by Oomph Labs and our ugly engine bay woes are now a thing of the past!
by Michael Harding on September 5, 2012
Fragola Performance Systems is an American company that prides itself on quality. This is just one of the reasons why we have their hoses and fittings on our 1,300+ horsepower Project BlownZ
by Don Creason on August 29, 2012
Whether you are building a custom show car or a high-horsepower race machine – Rick’s Hot Rods and Rick’s Stainless Tanks build high-quality custom tanks to suit your needs and outfit your pride and joy with the right fuel system components to get the job done right the first time around.
by Bobby Kimbrough on August 20, 2012
We present a little plumbing knowledge and Fragola Performance System’s top ten tips every enthusiast should know about proper plumbing, focusing on techniques that consumers need to know when plumbing a car for performance applications.
Controlling fuel delivery in a vehicle is not a new concept, however, Fuelab has recently introduced its most innovative electronic fuel pressure regulator in their 529 series. Devised for street-strip and drag race applications generating up to 1,800hp. Check out our complete review, right here!
Upgrading from a traditional v-belt system to a serpentine is the way of the future. It’s becoming one of the most popular upgrades. With so much to choose from, it can be a bit daunting. We speak to the experts on tips and tricks to clear the air on popular small-, big-block or LS engines serpentine kits.
Taking a look inside zMAX additives. Controversial for sure, you can take a look at the information and decide for yourself if you believe additives make sense for you to try.
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Diagnosing an overheating engine usually starts with the radiator. But sometimes the problem goes much deeper than replacing a radiator though. We talk to two industry experts who help us to determine whether an overheating issue is the fault of the radiator, or something else.