Comfort and utility have been two of the most looked into features of the modern automobile, other than the usual fuel economy and improved horsepower. Companies like have spent a substantial amount of time and [Read More…]
The resources below are intended to help facilitate your hot rod build from inspiration and planning to building and customization. Use these tools to help locate donor vehicles and parts cars, and determine what other [Read More…]
The distributor is found in the ignition system of an internal combustion engine and it is commonly referred to a device that routes the high voltage into the correct firing order to the spark plugs. [Read More…]
Auto polo was invented in the United States with rules and equipment similar to equestrian polo, and of course used automobiles instead of horses. The sport was popular at fairs, exhibitions and sports venues across [Read More…]
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Wheel and Tire Technical Information – Calculate Wheel Fitment, Tire Stretch and Rolling Radius. Includes Speedometer Error Calculator. Play with specs, try different settings and combinations, compare results… [Read More…]
Portawalls ~ (Sometimes Port-o-walls, white wall inserts, slap-ons, Mickies, fake white walls, etc.) ~ Firestone Tire Style White Walls Tire Inserts make a great accessory for your Custom Car, Truck, Hot Rod, Rat Rod, Harley [Read More…]
A series of narrated examples of how to cut custom chop top car and truck laminated windshields and rear glass. A narrated description of how to cut curved windshield glass for your chop top street [Read More…]
Through the years the du Pont organization has met and solved practically every automotive refinishing problem that can be imagined. In the interests of better refinishing du Pont has made the following information available. Shrinking [Read More…]
All of us have seen countless ads telling us to change our engine oil every 3000 miles. Some of us have watched the infomercials showing cars driving on the racetrack with allegedly no oil or [Read More…]
Suspension Lift Kits are a system of springs used to raise a vehicle by suspending the frame, body, engine and power train above the wheels. It is a modification, often done by Jeep, truck, suv [Read More...]
The Specialty Equipment Market Association, more commonly known to automotive enthusiasts as SEMA, is an organization that brings the manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers of the performance aftermarket community together. Their annual trade-only convention is held [Read More...]
Clean steel with degreaser (like lacquer thinner or denatured alcohol) Remove all millscale by soaking or spraying with muriatic acid, let sit until millscale rinses off. Repeat as necessary. If there is no millscale, rinse [Read More…]