In some car builds, the time comes when you realize there is no way on earth a stock, off-the-shelf header is going to fit. Sure, some can be persuaded to fit by way of modifications (hammer, bigger hammer, moving pipes, etc.), but there are many instances where that won’t even help. Or, the cost of the mods (moving pipes) is more than the cost of the headers.
This time around, we’ll look at a key ingredient in the mix: Springs.
Sometimes a mix of aftermarket parts just doesn’t work, or at least work in conjunction with one another – even if your intentions were initially the most admirable on the planet.
Wayne Scraba wraps up his shop safety tips with this final segment. What are YOUR tips for staying safe in the workshop?
Over the past couple of issues, we’ve laid out a number of shop safety tips. We’re back with another installment.
The pandemic hit everybody hard but with events and car shows being canceled left and right, it allowed us to work on those garage projects. Let’s take a look back at the Top How-To Articles.
When we last left you, we laid out the beginnings of our 40-shop safety tip series. While it’s likely far more fun to discuss the latest and greatest go-fast parts and technology, there’s no question safety in the shop is necessary.
Taking a few simple precautions can go a long way toward avoiding a trip to the local medical clenic or the ER. Check out the following. We’ve laid out 40 safety-first shop tips. Like them or not, they can save you some band aids…or worse. Here’s the first of our four-part series.
Part 3 of our deep dive into Jesel’s Steel rockers dives into rocker geometry.
Last issue, we left you with a recap of how and why shaft rockers work. Additionally, we noted how today’s shaft rockers are actually far easier to tune (in the pits or in your garage) when compared to a roller rocker/stud girdle combination. We also introduced Jesel’s new lineup of steel sportsman rockers.