Electrical, Lighting and Wiring Articles
Why Convert to A One Wire Alternator
Learn how to hook up a 1-wire alternator on your vehicle. 1-wire alternators are perfect for engine swaps or just keeping things simple for your project.
Ammeter vs Voltmeter: How They Work, and Which One Is Right for Your Car
Ammeters and voltmeters are two very different ways of monitoring your vehicle’s charging system. Both are better than an “idiot light” but which one is right for your build?
The Best Wiring Solution for Your Hot Rod or Muscle Car Project
Electrical wiring is one of those tasks that enthusiasts dread tackling on their own. We're here to tell you that wiring your project vehicle is something you can do with a little help from your friends at Speedway Motors!
Benefits of Electronic Ignition System Upgrades
Upgrading to electronic ignition is a huge improvement in performance, reliability, and lower maintenance that you can add to just about any engine your project may be running. Learn all about your electronic ignition choices in this buyer's guide.
Automotive Batteries Explained-What's Best For You?
Our automotive battery buyer's guide walks you through the most popular battery types and how to determine what is best for your application, be it street performance, racing, or otherwise.
How To Crimp Spark Plug Wires and Install Boots
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.
Selecting The Best Performance Spark Plug Wires
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
How to Wire Dual Electric Cooling Fans
Learn how to wire dual electric radiator fans. Use our dual fan wiring diagram and guide to make sure you properly wire your fans to your thermostat.
MSD Ignition Box: Ignition Controller Buyer's Guide
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.
Ford AOD Transmission Kickdown Kit
by Pat Orth
Speedway Motors employee Pat O. is back to talk Ford Automatic OverDrive Kickdown brackets and kits.