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Jason Lubken's Articles
Jason Lubken
Member since Jul 1 2016

Jason Lubken got into the automotive industry by learning from the best. Damon Lee, editor of the Goodguy Gazette, taught him about marketing in the automotive world, and Jason’s longtime friend Zach Raddatz taught him about building anything with an engine.

Jason received his Associates Degree in Automotive Technology from Southeast Community College in 2006 and worked for Anderson Ford as a Maintenance Technician, then went on to Husker Automotive. In 2019, Jason came to Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed where he currently works as a Marketing and Multimedia Specialist.

Over the years, Jason channeled his love for muscle cars and motorcycles into serious skills making cars look really, really good in pictures. He’s won Professional Photographers of Nebraska points award in 2018 and 2019, and he’s had multiple cover image credits in Chevy High Performance and Goodguys Gazette. His photos have gone all the way to Fuel Curve, the Goodguys Gazette, Chevy High Performance, and Modern Rodding. After honing his craft in Los Angeles as a Freelance Studio Assistant with Vanessa Stump and Rob Greer, he returned home for his Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated in 2016.

Jason built everything on his 1963 Impala SS. The SBC engine, suspension, drivetrain, metal work, exterior glass, body panels...all of it! He also had a hand in the wiring, exhaust, frame fabrication and accessory bolt-ons in a 1979 Vintage Yamaha bike. He’ll also brag about building two entire sheds and charbroil grill.

He’s a member of the Kingsmen Lincoln Car Club, and he’s assisted in numerous shows like Goodguys Columbus, Vintage Torquefest, NSRA SRN, and SEMA.

Jason Lubken's Articles

4/14/2022
Jason walks us through the restoration of his Impala's core support, including some neat tricks for drepairing pitted sheet metal.
3/17/2022
Learn how to bench bleed a new master cylinder properly to prevent on-car brake system bleeding issues. Removing the air before installation is critical and this video tutorial will walk you through the process.
10/22/2021
Learn how to install spark plug wire terminal ends. Our step by step guide takes you through terminal end and boot installation with the use of a wire crimping tool.
10/13/2021
Learn about some of the differences between factory plug wires and the improvements you'll receive with a quality set of aftermarket performance wires in our spark plug wire buyer's guide
8/27/2021
Small block and big block Chevy engines were designed with two styles of water pumps, short and long. Before you purchase a new pump, it's important to determine which oneyou have.
8/25/2021
Learn how to choose the best radiator for your vehicle. Our guide covers key factors to consider when selecting an aftermarket radiator for your hot rod, muscle car, or classic pickup.
8/23/2021
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.
8/20/2021
What is the purpose of a fan shroud? Do you even need a fan shroud? Learn why you need a fan shroud to keep your engine cool and at peak performance!
8/19/2021
Ever wonder what the difference between single, double, and triple pass radiators is? Our radiator guide will no doubt help you determine which works best for your application.
8/13/2021
There are several types of quarter-turn fasteners used in the performance automotive aftermarket and in this buyer's guide we'll help show you the correct fastener for your application and how some of the most common types of fasteners are used.
6/22/2021
Learn about the specs of the V8 Ford Flathead Engine. Check out these Flathead firing order diagrams and torque specifications chart created by the experts.
6/15/2021
Looking for an easy performance upgrade to your ignition system? MSD's line of Ignition Control Boxes offer extreme improvements to drivability and high rpm applications. Here's a look at the differences between the 6 series line-up.
6/11/2021
Learn how to select a torque converter. Read up on expert torque converter recommendations and learn how to choose the right stall speed for your torque converter and application.
6/10/2021
To get the longest life and most performance out of your engine, it's important to have the valve lash set correctly. Here we show you how to set valve lash on a Small Block Chevy using a hydraulic lift camshaft in just eight steps.
6/9/2021
Need help selecting the best cylinder head gaskets for your engine? Click here to learn the differences between copper, steel shim and MLS head gaskets. Plus install tips!
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