How To Wire Your Rat Bike or Motorcycle Project
How To & DIY

How To Wire Your Rat Bike or Motorcycle

Generally, building a rat bike or custom motorcycle project involves stripping the bike down to only the necessary functions. You can see that the original wiring looks extensive and complex. You don’t need to get scared because building a rat bike means that you can eliminate a lot of it… [Read More…]
Automotive Basics

How To Use A Multimeter

How To Use A Multimeter ~ The digital multimeter is the go to tool for dealing with electrical problems in a car, and is the proper tool to measure voltage, current, and resistance. In fact, [Read More…]
How To Wire Hot Rod Turn Signals
How To & DIY

How To Wire Hot Rod Turn Signals

Wiring Hot Rod Turn Signals – Diagram Wire hot rod lights? The one automotive job we all dread is the wiring. Yet, with help from this how-to book even the neophyte mechanic can install a [Read More…]
Hot Rod / Rat Rod Wiring Diagram
How To & DIY

How To Wire Your Hot Rod

Hot Rod Wiring – Diagram Please Note: This diagram was designed for 12 volt systems, but can also be used for 6 volt systems. If used for 6 volt, make all the wires heavier by 2 gauges. For example 14 gauge wire will become 12 gauge, 10 gauge will be 8 gauge, etc. [Read More…]
1946-53 American Classic Car Technical Sheets
Technical Info

1946-53 American Classic Car Technical Sheets

The following American Classic Car Technical Sheets show exploded views of all major body parts and the corresponding OEM part numbers and frame dimensions. 1946-49 models also include electrical wiring diagrams. This information is invaluable [Read More…]
Ignition System Coil and Distributor
Automotive Basics

Understanding Ignition Systems

The ignition system is a key component in making an engine run because it provides a way for the fuel mixture in the engine to burn. All gasoline engines require an ignition system. Most four stroke engines use mechanically timed electrical ignition systems. [Read More…]
Automotive Basics

Understanding Distributors

Distributors are an important part of the ignition system in an internal combustion engine. They are a device that routes the high voltage into the correct firing order to the spark plugs. Both magnetos and battery ignitions have distributors. [Read More…]