Articles Posted in the Technical Articles Category

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  • Supercharged 4.6L Two-Valve Motor – 2V Or Not 2V

    With the introduction of the new 5.0L, Four-Valve Coyote motor, the original Two-Valve has taken yet another step back in terms of popularity. The Three- and Four-Valve variants get all the publicity since they offer greater potential, but does that mean we should summarily dismiss the Two-Valve? Not hardly, as the Two-Valve remains popular due […]

  • AMSOIL Mustang GT SEMA Project

    For many builders, a SEMA car is all about the bling. Shiny things grab your attentionyou’re drawn to the kind of over-the-top awesomeness that you just can’t seem to take your eyes off. But sometimes what’s hiding beneath the surface can be equally as impressive. This month we look at another stage of the initial […]

  • Project Repeat Offender Electrical System

    Though we vowed to have dyno numbers for you this month on our True Street project, we’ve been a little tied up. Actually, we’ve been working hard on Repeat Offender and time slipped right through our hands. What we were able to finish this month will be helpful. The massive stock wiring harness was chock-full […]

  • Project Repeat Offender Electrical System – Prisoner Of Wire

    Though we vowed to have dyno numbers for you this month on our True Street project, we’ve been a little tied up. Actually, we’ve been working hard on Repeat Offender and time slipped right through our hands. What we were able to finish this month will be helpful. The massive stock wiring harness was chock-full […]

  • 2011 Ford Explorer – A New Breed

    Ford Explorer – the vehicle that defined a segment – has been completely reinvented, raising customers’ expectations of sport utility vehicle (SUV) fuel efficiency, safety, technology, capability and quality. “The all-new Explorer will deliver today’s SUV buyers the attributes they really want and value, and a few they might not even have dreamed of,” said […]

  • How To Lower Your S197 Mustang

    Editor of Hot Rod magazine-see coverage of the ’09 Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational on how well Rob drove his car! Mustang GT Handling Pack Install for 2005-2010 Ford Mustangs Last month we introduced you to our ’06 Mustang as part of a group of fresh project cars we are going to tinker with for […]

  • Superchips Flashpaq Tuner – Not Just A Chip, A DIY Tuner

    While we know that the truck aftermarket caters to Chevy/GMC and Ford trucks, Dodge’s latest product is its best ever and the new 5.7L Hemi V8 absolutely screams. Because of this, it came as a surprise to us when we found out the aftermarket was having difficulty cracking the Hemi’s computer. Dodge computers have always […]

  • 3/4 Ton Truck Lowering – Too Low To Tow? Never!

    If you’re reading any sort of performance magazine, like Truckin’, then there’s a good chance that you have a hard time leaving anything stock, or as-delivered from the factory. You like to personalize and customize your rides and we’re no different. Just because you bought a truck to tow things and haul cargo doesn’t mean […]

  • New App Helps F-150 Owners Pick Up More Functionality

    More than half of all F-Series drivers regularly use their trucks for towing, which is part of the reason Ford made sure its 2011 pickup roster debuted with best-in-segment maximum tow ratings across the board. And now the company is launching an exclusive new technology that will help those drivers take advantage of that maximum […]

  • Steering Column Installation – One Good Turn … Bringing A Longtime-Modified F-100 Up To Date

    Plenty of modified cars and trucks are out there that have been built for some time, with many having spent more of their lives rodded than as stockers. As time passes, the level of sophistication in our hobby increases, not to mention the skills of most builders. We’ve all heard horror stories and seen downright […]