Charging systems are often one of the most commonly overlooked pieces of the puzzle when it comes to a build – we take the mystery out of alternators and batteries and help you get started on a worry free drive!
by Jim Smart on December 10, 2013
by Jason Reiss on December 2, 2013
When we built the engine for Project BlownZ, we realized that we had a choice – stick with the factory-style coil-on-plug ignition, or “go backwards” and make use of a distributor. We discuss both inside.
by Michael Harding on November 20, 2013
Hooking up a one-wire alternator is simple, but there are still some things to consider. We look at Powermaster and Tuff Stuff alternators and give you some insight from the experts.
by John Baechtel on November 13, 2013
The MSD Power Grid is a versatile timing control that serves a variety of racing applications. Check out this in-depth review of the Power Grid and how it can help solve problems and maintain optimum performance.
We’ve all heard it before – there’s more than one way to skin a cat. We get with the pros at FAST to learn the pros and cons of return vs. returnless fuel systems for their new EFI 2.0 systems. Check it out here!
Taking on the task of wiring a vehicle can be daunting, but the experts at Ron Francis Wiring can help. Here, they’ve outlined ten popular tips and guidelines for managing your own wiring systems.
by Jake Headlee on October 17, 2013
The Superchips Redline in-cabin tuner adds a multitude of read-outs to display tons of information you want from your Late-model LS3 Camaro AND produces on the fly adjustments for real world HP and torque numbers.
There’s no denying the benefits of self-tuning EFI on a street car, but what about a drag racer? Follow this installation of a FAST EZ-EFI 2.0 system on a hot little Nova and check out the dyno numbers.
by Jason Reiss on September 20, 2013
MSD Performance’s Atomic LS Electronic Fuel Injection system makes quick work of installing a programmable engine management system on any LS-powered machine. Check out the details of its operation inside!
by Jake Headlee on September 19, 2013
When designing your project’s theme, sometimes it’s hard to get everything perfected, and in the past we were left choosing off-the-shelf parts. With Auto Meter’s CustomShop lineup, that’s no longer the case.
by Michael Harding on September 9, 2013
Edelbrock’s new E-Street EFI is a self-learning fuel injection system that can take away all of your carburetor woes and replace them with reliability, drivability, and better fuel economy – even on this ’67 ‘Vette.
by Lindsey Fisher on August 22, 2013
For over 30 years, Classic Instruments has offered the latest and greatest technology when it comes to the instrumentation sector of the automotive industry. But beyond that, Classic has also changed the face of str
by Andrew Almazan on August 19, 2013
We get to check in with Vic Edelbrock Jr. and take a behind the scenes look at his killer ’57 Chev. Edelbrock recently unveiled an updated electric fuel injection system so we take a sneak peek under the hood.
by Jason Reiss on August 7, 2013
Holley’s new Dominator system exemplifies just how much EFI tuning has become more sophisticated yet easier to use. This full-featured system has self-tuning capability but also offers plenty of advanced options.
Most fuel injectors can be serviced and brought back to health relatively inexpensively when they decide to misbehave – Injector Experts can clean most of the common types for just $20 a pop, check it out here.
by Jason Reiss on July 15, 2013
The Racepak SmartWire is a completely-programmable, solid-state electronics solution for controlling all of the components in your hotrod or racecar. Take a look inside as we detail some of its highlights and install one into our Project Biting The Bullitt Paxton-supercharged 1965 Mustang.
by Lindsey Fisher on June 12, 2013
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 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.
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.
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Many have fallen victim to fighting ignition issues because they don’t properly understand ignition systems and how they work. Instead of constantly fighting this battle or paying someone to work on your ignition, many misfires can be solved by looking back at the basics of an ignition system.