Transmission & Driveline Tech Articles
Small Block and Big Block Chevy Engine Flexplate Guide
Over several generations of small block Chevy (and big block Chevy) engines there have been several changes that dictate what flexplate works with them. We’ll help you determine the correct flexplate for your Chevy engine in this buyer’s guide.
LS Engine Flexplate Fitment Guide
The LS swap is no doubt still going strong, but if you’re planning to run an automatic behind your 4.8, 5.3, or 6.0L LS-powered ride, you’ll need to pay attention to a few items we discuss in this buyer’s guide.
Transmission Cooler Guide & How To Install an Inline Transmission Cooler
Learn about how aftermarket transmission coolers can help keep your transmission cool and the different options available for cooling with our expert guide.
Adapting Tremec's Popular T5 5-speed Manual to Ford's Flathead V8 Engine
by Jason Lubken
We can teach you some of the major differences between the Ford and GM-style T5 Flathead transmission adapter kits. We'll also walk you through choosing the correct parts in order to make this installation a breeze!
Ford And Chevy Spindle Options For Solid Axle Hot Rods
Dive into some of the history and unique differences between Ford and Chevy spindles for solid front axles and what will perform best on your hot rod.
How to Convert Bias-Ply Size to Radial Tire
Upgrade your tires using a cross-reference chart to convert bias-ply tire sizes to radial tire sizes, as well as a formula to find the overall height of a tire.
Wheel Lug Nut Size Guide + Torque Spec Chart
5 easy steps to select and install the proper lug nuts for your vehicle's aftermarket wheels. This lug nut guide covers all you need, including torque specs.
How to Choose a Torque Converter
by Jason Lubken
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.
Ford AOD Transmission Kickdown Kit
by Pat Orth
Speedway Motors employee Pat O. is back to talk Ford Automatic OverDrive Kickdown brackets and kits.
Old Tire Sizes Explained & Conversion Chart
Reference this old tire size conversion chart to equip your old car or truck with modern radial tires. Our tire fitment guide covers a variety of tire types and sizes.