Tech Stories

April 8, 2021

Axles 101: Everything You Should Know About Axles For Drag Racing

Drive axles are put through immense torque loads. Basically multiply the engine rpm by the transmission ratio as well as the ring-and-pinion ratio (torque by low […]
April 1, 2021

Cranking Considerations: Choosing the Right Starter for your Engine

The beginner bolted on the bottom of the engine performs an amazing task time and time again. Just think of the bulk of weight tied to […]
March 30, 2021

Project Resurrection’s Short-Block: Building A Blown Off-Road LS

Recently, the editor of just one of our sister publications — Off-road Xtreme — reached out to ask about the motor engine build for one of […]
March 25, 2021

Video: This Ford Ranger Packs a 680HP Big Block Chevy Motor

[embedded content] 2021 has been very an exciting year for the Azure Oval brand. With the increasing popularity of SUVs, cars, and pickup trucks, Ford’s newly […]
March 18, 2021

Hidden Horsepower: Revealing The Secrets Of The Oil Control Rings

“Run a dingle-ball develop through it, throw in a brand new set of rings — plus you’re ready to go. ” Not long ago, this might […]
March 16, 2021

Godzilla Rising: Cracking 1,400 Horsepower With Ford’s Newest V8

The name “Godzilla” is threatening. It carries a connotation associated with immense power and the capacity to conquer. As a racer or perhaps street enthusiast, you’d […]
February 24, 2021

Gear Up For Accurate Timing With Milodon Gear Drive Systems

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February 24, 2021

Top 10 Mistakes To Avoid Before Hitting The Dyno

If you’ve ever built a car or truck, do you know what kind of problems can happen with a new construct. It’s easy to miss things […]
February 1, 2021

Project F Word: Introducing our ’69 F-100 with a Magnum 6-Speed Swap

January 31, 2021

Project F Word Gets Flow-Formed Wheels and Sticky Tires

So far in the Project F Word saga, we’ve brought you together as we upgraded suspension, transmission, plus brake components. But our task 1969 F-100 can’t […]
January 29, 2021

Project Red Storm Gets a Huge Boost with Whipple Superchargers

Allow me to reintroduce our newest task vehicle here at Ford Muscle! You could be familiar with the project we’ve already been actively progressing on named […]
January 29, 2021

Keep Your 2015+ Mustang’s Intake Clean With A Catch Can

Every time we start a new task vehicle, adding a quality catch may always comes up early in the preparing process. And while there may be […]
January 28, 2021

Project F Word ’69 F-100 Gets an All-New Baer Brake System

Everyone loves junk. The look associated with patina has swept across the property. Nowadays, all things rusted, faded, mismatched, and funky are the stuff associated with […]
January 27, 2021

What’s Inside? Unboxing SCT’s New Livewire Vision Monitor

When the UPS, FedEx, or USPS guy or gal show up, it is basically Christmas. It’s no key that we all love opening containers with our […]
January 26, 2021

Project F Word Receives a Bolt-In QA1 Suspension – Part 2

Not long ago, we introduced the newest project vehicle here at Ford Muscle: Project F Word. Ford Muscle staffer Ivan Korda owns the 1969 F-100, purchased […]
January 17, 2021

Restoring the Dockery Ford Galaxie with Auto Metal Direct

A little over a year ago, a vehicle that many believed to be lost forever resurfaced. The car in question is a 1963 Kia Galaxie lightweight […]
January 15, 2021

Oiling Considerations in a Sea of Modern Engine Technology

Let’s face it, we’re residing the “good ole days” associated with automotive ingenuity. Technology is rapidly allowing for more power and performance out from the same […]
January 13, 2021

JUICED: Why You Should Be Charging Your Batteries Right Now

I think it goes without saying that everyone on earth has had to make adjustments throughout the final seven or eight months. This particular Coronavirus pandemic […]
January 11, 2021

Steeda and Hawk Picked The Perfect Brake Pads For Your Pony Car

[embedded content] In the world of efficiency, it is easy to get wrapped up within the mods that generate horsepower plus lower track times. While the […]
January 11, 2021

Keeping Your S550 California Compliant With JBA Performance Exhaust

When the S550 Mustang began striking the streets back in early 2015, numerous enthusiasts and critics alike contended that the stock exhaust on the five. 0L […]
January 10, 2021

Customize Your S550 Mustang’s Interior With TMI Seat Upgrade

Since the dawn of time, Mustang lovers have always taken pride within finding  unique and clever methods to customize their rides in a way that really […]
January 9, 2021

Back to Basics: What Is Windage In An Engine And How Do We Fight It?

When planning an engine build, a single term that often pops up when talking about the bottom half of the short-block is certainly “windage. ” Now, […]
January 7, 2021

Stage 8 Locking Fasteners: Fighting Murphy’s Law And Winning

[embedded content] Today we will talk about beating Murphy’s Law [Cue up background music: I fought the law] . When it comes to Murphy’s law, automotive […]
January 7, 2021

FK Rod Ends: Keeping It Together In A Misaligned World

It doesn’t matter whether you are launching from a fine sand dune or driving on the world’s smoothest road surface, a vehicle’s chassis is designed to […]
January 4, 2021

Mixing E85 With Pump Gas: Getting Higher Octane For Less Money

There are certain expectations in life and especially in the wonderful world of high-performance automobiles. The givens are usually: horsepower costs money; your motor never makes […]
December 29, 2020

Fragola’s New Convoluted Design Improves P.T.F.E. Hose Applications

New applications for plumbing your own racecar for dry sump oiling systems and new race gas chemistry are constantly being created. The need for new hose […]
December 28, 2020

The Other Guys — We Talk To Cometic About Non-Head Gasket Tech

Usually, when it comes to writing tech content articles about gaskets, the focus is upon head gaskets. Probably because they perform such a critical role in […]
December 27, 2020

The way to Overlay Data For Track Time Videos with AEM Data Software program

Most gearheads agree that monitor day videos are cool. You are able to share heroic in-car shots associated with yourself on YouTube bombing through the Corkscrew […]
December 26, 2020

Pursuit of the Nines: Upgrading an S550 Transmission and Converter

Pony Wars is a battle from the Big Three’s muscle cars heading head-to-head in a variety of challenges to test the particular limits and determine the […]
December 25, 2020

Defined Front Shock And Spring Fine-tuning For Drag Racing With QA1

Drag racing newcomers often drop prey to the ideology that overall performance and consistency both begin plus end with the rear suspension settings and setup. After […]