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How to Upgrade a Chevy 350 Marine Engine

How to Upgrade a Chevy 350 Marine Engine

The Chevrolet 350 is the most widely used performance engine ever produced. The Chevy 350 can be used in almost any type of vehicle, including planes, boats, and cars. This engine requires little to no modification to be used in any of these applications, and can produce anywhere from 200 to 2000 ho......[Read More]
'06 Honda Accord Ground Effects

'06 Honda Accord Ground Effects

Honda offered the 2006 Accord as either a sedan or coupe, as it has with many other model years of the Accord. When looking for a ground effects kit to customize your Accord, keep in mind a kit made for a two-door version or a four-door version may not fit the other kind, especially if.........[Read More]
Chrome Tailpipe Tips

Chrome Tailpipe Tips

Exhaust tips mostly add aesthetic appeal.Auto Exhaust image by Digital Photique from Fotolia.comChrome exhaust tips are typically added to vehicles with performance or aftermarket exhaust in order to provide an additional improvement in the vehicle's appearance. Other than appearance,.........[Read More]
Exhaust Noise Regulations

Exhaust Noise Regulations

Overviewdouble exhaust pipe image by green308 from Fotolia.comThe topic of exhaust noise is an involved one. Over the last 30 years or so, federal, state and local rules and regulations have been introduced to control exhaust noise levels in the United States, but exact limits--in terms.........[Read More]
How to Upgrade the Horsepower in a Mustang

How to Upgrade the Horsepower in a Mustang

Upgrading a vehicle's horsepower is a common practice among owners of performance sports or muscle cars, such as the Ford Mustang. Vehicles with larger engines typically enjoy greater performance boosts from aftermarket modifications, and the V6 and V8 engines offered in Ford Mustangs are no excepti......[Read More]
How High Should a Trailer Hitch Be?

How High Should a Trailer Hitch Be?

Keep it LevelWhen trailering, your trailer should sit level. If it is too high or low, the trailer will not handle properly and will put strain on the connection between the coupler and the hitch. Also, sitting level gives the trailer the most possible road clearance.Trucks Sag Under.........[Read More]
Performance Upgrades for a Mini Cooper S

Performance Upgrades for a Mini Cooper S

There are a number of performace upgrades for the MINI Cooper S.mini_1 image by maxuser from Fotolia.comThe MINI Cooper is a great car to drive right from the dealer, but there are many options and upgrades for those who want a little more performance. MINI offers a selection of.........[Read More]
How Find the Trailer Wires on a Toyota Highlander

How Find the Trailer Wires on a Toyota Highlander

The Highlander is a mid-size vehicle that has been manufactured by Toyota since 2000. It combines the stance and interior roominess of an SUV with the economies inherent in the use of a car platform. The Toyota Highlander has a hatchback door that opens onto a large cargo bay highlighted by traditio......[Read More]
How to Install a Body Lift on a Jeep Wrangler

How to Install a Body Lift on a Jeep Wrangler

There are several ways to increase the off-road capability of your Jeep Wrangler. Suspension-lift kits are complicated to install and costly. Body lifts are installed to raise the vehicle body height to accommodate for larger tires and improve off-road performance. Body lifts come in different heigh......[Read More]
How to Customize a Chevy Lumina

How to Customize a Chevy Lumina

The Chevy Lumina was introduced to replace the Monte Carlo. It was quickly adopted by Chevy as the replacement for the Monte Carlo in the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) circut. Although the Lumina was short lived in the world of auto racing, it left a lasting impression on e......[Read More]
6 Straight Cut Exhaust Tips

6 Straight Cut Exhaust Tips

This 'Vette's rolled tip, straight-cut exhaust looks tough and beefy.Auto Exhaust image by Digital Photique from Fotolia.comYou might not be able to install a supercharger, remove your catalytic converters for more power or install 45 inch tires on your truck, but that doesn't mean that.........[Read More]
How to Improve the Peformance of a Mustang

How to Improve the Peformance of a Mustang

The Ford Mustang was originally introduced in 1964 and has been produced in one form or another every year since then. Though the styling and performance of the vehicle have changed over time, the Mustang has always been an affordable yet performance-driven sports/muscle car. The Mustang has a large......[Read More]
How to Install a Wrangler Body Lift

How to Install a Wrangler Body Lift

The Jeep Wrangler is known for its exceptional off-road capabilities from the factory. If you want to install larger rims and tires to increase the ground clearance, you will need to install a body lift. A body lift differs from a suspension lift in that only the body of the vehicle is lifted. This ......[Read More]
Race Car Driving Gifts

Race Car Driving Gifts

These are great gifts for that NASCAR enthusiast.race track image by Radu Razvan from Fotolia.comYour boyfriend's birthday is next week and you have no idea what to get him. The only thing he's really interested in is race car driving and Sylvester Stallone movies---and you've seen.........[Read More]
1992 Toyota Celica Ground Effects

1992 Toyota Celica Ground Effects

Increase the attractiveness of your 1992 Toyota Celica with ground effectsHeadlamp on bright orange supercar image by Christopher Dodge from Fotolia.comThe Celica is a series of popular coupes made by Toyota. The name comes from the Latin word coelica meaning "heavenly" or "celestial.".........[Read More]
Walker Exhaust Tips

Walker Exhaust Tips

A universal stainless steel exhaust tip from DynoMax, a division of Walker Exhaust Systems, can fit over most tailpipes.Nick M Do/Photodisc/Getty ImagesWalker Exhaust Systems has been in business since 1888. A brand of Tennecao, Walker Exhaust Systems is the world's largest automotive.........[Read More]
1998 Mustang Cobra Specs

1998 Mustang Cobra Specs

For the 1998 model year, Ford offered the Mustang in both hardtop and convertible versions of the performance-oriented Cobra trim level. The Cobra not only comes with the most powerful engine available for the 1998 model year Mustang, but it also comes with standard equipment not found on.........[Read More]
How to Remove the Airbox in a 1990 Honda CBR1000

How to Remove the Airbox in a 1990 Honda CBR1000

Your 1990 Honda CBR1000F's air box does more then just house the air filter -- it is an integral part of the motorcycle's overall performance by regulating the precise volume of air required to generate peak efficiency. However, maintaining or repairing your CBR1000F's will require the removal of th......[Read More]
How to Repair a Cigarette Adapter in a 1997 Ford Mustang

How to Repair a Cigarette Adapter in a 1997 Ford Mustang

The cigarette adapter plug in your 1997 Ford Mustang powers a lot more than just your lighter. Nowadays, this plug is used to power any number of electronic devices, including radar detectors and cell phones. The adapter plug on your Mustang is powered by a plastic, 20-amp fuse. The fuse that powers......[Read More]