Tools Tech Articles
Keep Your Sprint Car Engine Running at Peak Performance
One of the most important parts of your racing operation is the engine. This article gives a detailed overview on how to maintain your engine to get the most out of it for as long as possible. Also learn some tips to prolong the life of your engine.
How to Lift An Engine
Different ways to lift an engine, including the most common way and the parts needed to do so.
How to Install Pedal Car Vinyl Graphics
Jess M. gives you a step by step process on how to apply vinyl graphics to your pedal car. Each step is explained through pictures and detailed instructions.
Model A I Beam Front Axle Install
Our hot rod expert takes you through his ford I beam axle setup. Follow as he sets up the front end on his split wishbone front suspension Model A.
Choosing Parts for Your Ford 9" Third Member Build
Lucas P. explains how to choose the correct part for a Ford 9" third member build in order to achieve a bulletproof rear. You will find specific recommended parts to use from Speedway Motors.
Routine Weekly Maintenance: Preparing & Washing Your Sprint Car
How to prepare and properly wash your sprint car as part of an organized, routine weekly maintenance.
Mud Cover Mounting Tabs and Locator Tool
Many sanctioning bodies now require mud covers to be bolted to the wheel and the mounting tabs to be integral or welded to the wheel. This article explains how to properly bolt on mud covers and the tools required to do so.
Measuring Pinion Depth Using a Setup Tool
Learn how to measure pinion depth with a ring and pinion setup tool. Follow as our tech Zach rebuilds a rear differential with the help of a pinion depth tool.
Chevelle 283 to a 496 BluePrint Crate Engine
In this project, you will see how Jeff repaints a garage sale 496 BluePrint crate engine and learn the importance of preparing the engine for a successful restoration.
How-to Wire a Gauge Panel
Wiring a car may seem like a daunting process, but Jess explains the steps to successfully wire the ignition switch, headlight switch, and the dash gauges.