Jason Lubken's Articles
Member since Jul 1 2016
Jason has been hands-on in the auto industry for over a decade now and a part of Speedways' team for nearly 6 years - lending his expertise in customer service, creating tech articles and now running our photography division. Jason has an eye for 'the beautiful' and isn't afraid to snap a pic. You've got him to thank for the catalog covers you've seen and the imagery across the website.
Jason Lubken's Articles
Grant Kroft’s 1929 Ford Model A shows us that if you are passionate enough about something, nothing can stop you from achieving your goal. Read the story behind this hot rodder!
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!
Anytime you’re installing or diagnosing an A/C system, it’s very helpful to have a basic understanding of how the system normally operates. We can show you the ins and outs of how a common Street Rod a/c systems functions.
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.
Anytime you purchase a new master cylinder, it's important to remove all the air before installing it. Here is a very helpful video tutorial that will show you how to bench bleed a new master cylinder.
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.
Having trouble deciding between an electric or mechanical fuel pump? We can show you how to choose the correct pump in order to properly design a performance fuel system.
There are a few things to consider when you're ready to select a wiring harness for your street rod. From selecting the correct wire harness, 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.
Learn some of the main differences between Cross and Traditional Steering. Whether you need a corvair or vega steering box and what will suit your application the best.
Sending your straight axle street rod to the alignment shop can be expensive, but if you have the right tools you can do it yourself in your own garage.
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