Jeff Karls's Articles
Member since Oct 28 2016
Jeff is the Product Manager for the street and muscle side of Speedway Motors. He has been a life-long hot rodder with a variety of projects over the years. Whether he's working on his '46 Ford, '54 Chevy, or his upcoming project - a '67 Chevelle - Jeff is a knowledgeable resource with a real knack for thoroughly explaining the process.
Jeff Karls's Articles
What is it like growing up going to car shows? This story explains how attending car shows is a way of life and how the tradition is passed on from generation to generation.
28 years after Jeff’s dad sold his Sedan Delivery, Jeff was able to track it down and has carried on the memories with his own family. Read the story and learn more about Jeff and his lifelong love of street rods.
The steps of a repaint/restoration project on a 496 Blueprint crate engine. Jeff K. talks about how he went from a Chevelle 283 to a garage sale 496 Blueprint.
How to make a plaque mount bracket and mount an aluminum novelty plaque on a '46 Ford Sedan.
The process of changing out a mechanical fuel pump in a 1957 Bel Air and some helpful tips while doing so.
The process of changing out a heater core in a 1957 Bel Air. This article discusses the assembly of parts and important tips to remember while changing out a heater core.
Jeff K. walks you through the process of prepping and applying Lizardskin ceramic insulation and sound control to the floor of his Chevelle project.
A 1967 Chevelle project, which guides you through the process of replacing the trunk floor. This article includes details on fitting the new panel and butt welding the sheet metal.
This creative Chevelle project explains the process of installing a battery box into a retro cooler with some hiccups along the way. Where there's a will, there's a way.
Ride along as you read the story of how "Looney Tunes" started and made its way back to the original owner after nearly three decades.
Speedway Motors Product Manager Jeff K. talks about how to really make your engine bay stand out from the crowd with just a little patience, and some Speedway products.
Speedway Motors employee Jeff K. has already proven he's a clever guy when it comes to holiday decorations. This time around, the Grinch gets a visit from his little buddy Max with a little help from some Speedway products.
Speedway Motors employee Jeff K. has hand his hands on a lot of projects through the years. Check out his how-to on the repaint of the steering wheel on his '46 Ford Sedan Delivery.
Jeff K. doesn't just limit his tendencies to the classics. His daily drivers get the special treatment as well. Take his 2015 Mazda6, for example. Among the changes Jeff made was to install a K&N Performance Air Intake kit.
Jeff K. does tires on everything. A good set of wheels and tires will finish a project better than any paint job can. So when his Chevelle needed a start, Jeff began right where he always does, with new shoes.
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