Nitrous Oxide Systems (NOS)
Automotive Basics

Understand Nitrous Oxide Systems (NOS)

If you’re like us, you’ve probably watched all the installments of the Fast and the Furious for the cars. Whatever your reasons, those movies immortalized nitrous oxide as the most popular means of boosting a [Read More…]
Performance Brakes
Automotive Basics

Understanding Performance Brakes

Performance brakes are designed to take much more abuse than normal brake components. For this discussion we are limiting ourselves to disc brakes only for the convenience of terminology. Other forms of brakes exist and [Read More…]
Glossary of Hot Rod of Terms
Automotive Basics

Glossary of Hot Rod Terms

Don’t sound like you don’t know what you’re talking about next time at a car show, cruise-in or meet. These are the terms you need to know… Antique 25 years old or older, in stock, [Read More…]
How Differential Gears Work
Automotive Basics

Understanding Differential Gears

I got into a discussion some time ago about welding a rear-end on a street vehicle. It became clear that the guy I was discussing this with did not fully understand how a differential works. [Read More…]