There’s a lot more to hose clamps than just the conventional worm gear jobs that we’re so accustomed to. And if you sit back and look at the engine tucked in your race car, you might find there are more hose clamps involved than you first imagined.
Installation of the Blackheart exhaust systems is very straightforward. Here’s how it goes together on a first generation Camaro or 1968-74 Nova.
Over the last couple of issues, we took a close, hard look at high tech mufflers and exhaust system components.
In the high performance world, it has been pointed out that balance pipes have two possible attributes: increased power and reduced noise. We’ve had personal experience with some of the x-style crossovers, and they definitely improve performance.
It wasn’t that long ago that exhaust systems in general and mufflers in particular were considered a necessary evil with the performance crowd. Noise meant power. Or at least, that was the consensus.
This is the rest of the inside scoop on quality OEM style disc brake kits.
For this issue, we’ll start at something seemingly simple, and that’s the inner and outer wheel bearings.
In some situations, a drag-race-only front brake won’t work – for example, in a street-strip application.
As we noted in the last issue, finding any of the popular steering boxes might not be as easy as it sounds.
This time around, we’ll complete the housing overview with info on the back brace and a new wave spring perch configuration from Kim Smith Race Cars.