Transmission & Driveline Tech Articles
Adapting a T5 to a Ford Flathead V8
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!
Racing Tire Siping, Grooving, and Needling
Need better tire traction on the track? Read our guide on increasing traction with grooving, siping, and needling to ensure your racing tires have great grip.
Ford Vintage Wire Spoke Wheels Guide (1928-1935)
Roadster Expert Tim covers the various types of vintage wire wheels (1928-1935) found on early Fords and how to distinguish the differences between them.
Suspension Front Solid Axle Design
We will show you the differences among traditional I-beam and tube axles and suspension designs used on hot rods; the differences between cross and traditional steering, measuring for springs, what spindles to choose, and much more.
Bias-Ply to Radial Tire Size Conversion
Click here for 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.
Racing Wheel Guide: Design, Torque, Offset and Backspacing
Learn how to measure offset, torque specs, design, and other wheel basics. Our racing wheel guide covers all you need for a new set of oval track wheels.
Can I Mix Bias and Radial Tires?
Should you mix bias-ply and radial tires? Get all the information you need with our guide on radial tires and bias ply tires, and why mixing is risky.
Axle Flange Identification
How to Identify Your Rear Axle
Choosing a Flexplate for a Small Block Chevy
There are a few things to consider before you select a replacement flexplate for your small-block Chevy engine. Speedway has some useful tips to follow that will help speed up the process.
Racing Wheel Technology Guide - Components and Design
Learn about finding the correct beadlock rings, lug-nut taper, wheel spacers, mud covers, and valve stems. This components are critical for safety.