Jason Lubken's Articles
Member since Jul 1 2016
Jason has been working hands-on in the auto industry for his entire life and now part of Speedways' team for nearly 6 years. He lends his expertise in The Museum of American Speed's marketing division as well as creating tech articles. You've got him to thank for a variety of catalog covers you've seen and the imagery across the website.
Jason Lubken's Articles
This fully restored 1955 Chevy gives Terry Barton everything he could dream of. Learn how this Tri-five was brought back to life with '60s era class.
Jason Ankerson's 1965 Chevy C10 began its life as his high school beater. Over a decade of transformations, his first-gen C10 has become a modern reliable cruiser.
In this restoration project, find out how to remove rusted floor pans and install new sheet metal on a 1963 Chevy Impala. Investing in the proper tools is essential in getting the job done right!
Once you're ready to start selecting valve train components, we have some useful tips and tools that should boost your performance. We discuss proper valve-springs, pushrod length, and rocker arm ratios.
Learn the basics to engine performance like; how does a cam work? What is Valve lift, duration, lobe separation angle, and cam profiles? Afterwords selecting the right camshaft will be less of a guessing game!
Learn about the functionality of key parts in a hot rod air conditioning system for install or diagnosing issues. We cover the condenser, compressor and more.
Picking the right camshaft can be a challenge. Use our camshaft selection guide to learn how to select the right cam for your street rod's best performance.
Learn how to bench bleed a new master cylinder. Removing the air before installation is critical. Our video tutorial will walk you through the process.
Having trouble stopping your vehicle? Speedway Motors has assembled a very useful guide to help diagnose common brake issues and show you step-by-step how to bleed your brakes.
Sometimes manually bleeding your brakes isn't the best option for you. In this case you can also take a look at our guide on how to gravity bleed the brake system.
Learn how to choose between an electric or mechanical fuel pump. We help you choose the right pump in order to properly design a performance fuel system.
Learn how to select the right wiring harness for your car. From starting the installation, to having the right tools for the job, we can walk you through it.
Are your gauges reading erratically or does your car run out of power at high rpm? It may be the cause of a bad ground. Speedway Motors can show you how to diagnose and fix the problem in no time at all!
Whether you’re looking for performance improvements or heat reduction, if you decide to wrap your headers, we'll show you the benefits and possible precautions to take before you wrap your exhaust.
Ever had brand new bolts or nuts bind up on you? Take a minute to read through the steps you should take anytime you’re building an engine or installing new hardware.
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