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Article on Eye Candy for the Hot Rodder - The Stromberg 97 Carburetor

Eye Candy for the Hot Rodder - The Stromberg 97 Carburetor

Modern fuel injection systems do a terrific job of producing horsepower and controlling emissions, but they don't have much style. For getting the gearhead's blood flowing not much compares with the look and sound of three Stromberg 97 carburetors atop a hot rod's motor.

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Article on Top Tip: Weep Holes Extend the Life of Your Muffler

Top Tip: Weep Holes Extend the Life of Your Muffler

I Googled "muffler leaking water" and came across the term "weep hole". In what appears to be common knowledge to everyone but me, a "weep hole" is a hole that is drilled or punched into the bottom a muffler so that water vapor that condenses has an exit. This helps to prevent a steel muffler from deteriorating from the inside out and thereby extending its life.

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Article on Questions To Consider When Buying A Tonneau Cover

Questions To Consider When Buying A Tonneau Cover

When it comes to protecting your truck bed, choices typically include rubber mats, spray-on liners or hard plastic bed liners. A tonneau cover protects your cargo from the sun, rain and snow and can also help to safeguard your valued possessions from theft, reduce vehicle drag to boost fuel economy and can improve the overall appearance of your truck.

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Article on What Does OEM Actually Mean?

What Does OEM Actually Mean?

Ever wonder what the term OEM actually means? OEM, or Original Equipment Manufacturer is a bit of a misnomer whose definition has changed over time. In the past, an OEM was defined as a company who manufactured products that were then used as components in another company's product. Often, an OEM works hand-in-hand with the company that ultimately sells the finished object or goods.

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Article on Why Your Mustang Needs A Cold Air Intake System

Why Your Mustang Needs A Cold Air Intake System

Are you looking for a (relatively) cheap bump in horsepower for your bone stock Mustang that improves the look of your motor without causing harm to it? Does a simple parts swap that gives you an increase of 5-30 hp sound enticing? If so, then a cold air intake system is an affordable modification to increase horsepower for a few minutes of work.

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Article on Auto Accessories: Great New Gear for a Tailgate Party

Auto Accessories: Great New Gear for a Tailgate Party

It's always a good time for a tailgate party. This tradition, which started in the US and has spread all over the world, is the perfect time to get together with like-minded friends, grill some food, play some games, listen to some music, at sporting events and concerts.

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Article on Buying Smart: Popular Performing Mud Tires

Buying Smart: Popular Performing Mud Tires

No one wants to admit that they made a four figure mistake and purchased a lousy set of mud tires. That's why when choosing tires for off-road performance you can't always rely on friends, online forums or the clerk at the local auto parts store. You need to do your homework and ask yourself what type of terrain do you plan to frequent - will it be mud, rock or snow?

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Article on Popular Aftermarket Upgrades for Your Chevy C10

Popular Aftermarket Upgrades for Your Chevy C10

In recent years, parts manufacturers have listened to customer requests and have brought to market hundreds of well refined aftermarket parts for Chevrolet's legendary C-10. From disc brake conversions, to replacement chrome bumpers to engine upgrades for Chevy's venerable Inline 6, there are now many ways to enhance the look and performance of your classic C-10 truck.

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Article on Choosing Your Next Off Road Tire

Choosing Your Next Off Road Tire

In recent years, manufacturers of off road tires have made significant design improvements in the appearance, durability, and ride quality of their off road and mud terrain tires. Before you go ahead and lay down your cold hard cash to purchase new rubber for your truck, Jeep or SUV, you have to ask yourself a question... namely, what should you reasonably expect from an off road tire?

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