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Although many people do it, it’s never been okay to dispose of hazardous waste by dumping it in the gutter or on the ground. Get caught doing it by the wrong people (as in police officers or health officials) and you’re in for a very nasty and costly surprise. The penalty can range in places […]
Who needs a size chart? The bigger the pipe the more the powaaahhh, right? Well, up to a certain point. So if you’re getting ready to install a new system that’s as wide as a Brontosaurus’ tail, you may want to hold up a sec. The best size for your application depends on both engine […]
Like most car enthusiasts, you’ll want to add some modern comforts to your classic or muscle car – and that means an alternator upgrade to power them all. In the early days, there wasn’t much need for high-amp alternators because the only accessory they really had to deal with was an additional pair of speakers […]
Visit any automotive forum and you can’t help but stumble upon a long running debate on which direct to metal product is better, etch primer or epoxy primer. You will hear all kinds of technical facts, personal experiences as well as flat out unsubstantiated opinion. Then throw in the thousands of products available for the […]
When it comes to exhaust systems, we know we want headers and turbo mufflers. When it comes to suspensions, we usually want it low and stiff. When it comes to the engine, we want the biggest, baddest cam we can afford, with the biggest carburetor (or injectors) that we can manage. But the question of […]
Inactivity can be detrimental to a classic car. A car lying dormant can lead to numerous and potentially expensive damages: rubber rot, interior mildew, outer rust, engine parts seizing, short circuit wiring, paint bubbling, fiberglass cracking, chrome pitting, brakes freezing, and batteries dying. Many car collectors are shocked, after spending all winter long California Dreaming […]
Whether you’ve got a classic 65 Mustang, or a 2005 Chevy Impala, surface rust is not something to just shrug off. Left untreated, it can continue to eat away at the metal and eventually eat all the way through it. The quicker you attack it and get rid of it, the easier it will be […]
As we become a lot more conscious of the ingredients in household products many of us are looking for more ways to keep toxins out of our lives. You can find a variety of recipes for homemade cleaning solutions online and while some are more effective than others they’re easy to whip up and frequently […]
Boost is a precious commodity and you don’t want to lose any of that horsepower-generating pressurized air to leaks in the system. Even if you’re fairly confident that you’re pretty air tight, it’s still a good idea to double check before getting a tune. With a few parts you may have lying around the garage, […]