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How to Tell How Big of a Lift Your Jeep Has

How to Tell How Big of a Lift Your Jeep Has

Discovering how big the lift on your Jeep is requires some background information about your Jeep including a knowledge of the stock parts that came with it. Remember there are different types of lifts: body lifts, suspension leveling and suspension lifts. The kit for your suspension lift may leave
How to Design a Body Kit

How to Design a Body Kit

Designing and implementing a unique and customized body kit for your personal vehicle can add the signature statement you desire. Adding basic features or more extravagant accessories will be determined by your budget requirements and time frame. Many body kit design templates exist to help get you
How to Install a Multi-Pin Snake

How to Install a Multi-Pin Snake

An audio snake is a large cable that houses internal audio cables. Depending on the type of audio snake you have, there can be up to 64 audio lines in a single cable. These cables are used to connect multiple audio devices, such as microphones and amplifiers, to the same location. One of the most ef
Chevy DZ302 Specs

Chevy DZ302 Specs

The DZ 302 engine was manufactured by Chevrolet during the late 1960s. It was used to power Chevrolet's sport's car, the Camaro. The Camaro has been in production since 1966 and is regarded as a classic muscle and pony car.Engine SpecificationsThe engine used a V-8 cylinder layout. The...
How to Install a Trailer Hitch on a 2006 Chevy HHR

How to Install a Trailer Hitch on a 2006 Chevy HHR

The Chevrolet HHR is a small car with a decent cargo-carrying capacity, but when hauling large or bulky items, you may run into trouble. Temporarily expand the cargo carrying capacity of the 2006 Chevrolet HHR by towing a small trailer. The HHR is a retro-styled auto powered by a front transverse-mo
How to Replace a Jeep Wrangler JK Amplifier With a Dodge Nitro Amp

How to Replace a Jeep Wrangler JK Amplifier With a Dodge Nitro Amp

If you want better sound from your Jeep Wrangler JK's stereo system, upgrading the amp is the first thing you need to do. The JK's amp is located behind the panel under the steering wheel. Unfortunately, very few aftermarket amps will fit in that location. Luckily, the Dodge Nitro amp will fit perfe
RV Exhaust Tips

RV Exhaust Tips

While any exhaust system will affect vehicle performance in one way or another, RVs present a number of unique challenges where exhaust design is concerned. RVs are often tremendously heavy relative to the hill-climbing torque their engines produce, so maintaining or enhancing torque is a...
How to Secure a Race Car Hood

How to Secure a Race Car Hood

Securing a race car hood is very important because when driving at high rates of speed, a regular hood can be forced open by wind and torn off very quickly. The safest way to secure a race car hood is by using hood pins that lock the hood at the front of the car and prevent the force of the wind fro
How to Shift When Racing

How to Shift When Racing

Driving a race car fast and smoothly is something that takes a lot of practice. There are many different things happening at the same time and they are all happening extremely quickly. Braking, cornering, steering and downshifting are some of the fundamental aspects of driving a car in a racing envi
How Do I Install a Goldwing Seat?

How Do I Install a Goldwing Seat?

There are several styles of Honda Goldwing seats available to customize your bike. Many motorcycle enthusiasts who ride year-round enjoy the comfort of a heated seat for both the driver and passenger. Seats can be ordered custom-made in extra widths for larger riders, with a choice of rear height fo
Pontiac G6 Exhaust Tips

Pontiac G6 Exhaust Tips

Many exhaust tips are available for the G6.Motorcycle exhaust image by Crisps85 from Fotolia.comThe Pontiac G6 is an entry-level sports sedan that replaced the Pontiac Grand Am in 2004. It has a sports car look and is often modified for performance and cosmetics. One relatively...
How to Install a Trailer Hitch on an Intrepid

How to Install a Trailer Hitch on an Intrepid

The Dodge intrepid is a sedan equipped with a 2.7-liter, 3.2-liter or 3.5-liter V6 engine. All three engines are capable of towing small to moderate sized class-1 trailers. However, the Intrepid did not come from the factory with a hitch installed. If plan to tow with your Intrepid you must start by
Chevy Car Shows in Florida

Chevy Car Shows in Florida

Classic Chevies are on display at Florida's Chevrolet car shows.baby blue image by Patrick Moyer from Fotolia.comWith clear blue skies and wide open horizons, Florida makes an excellent state for enjoying Chevy cars, whether on the road or at a car show. The largest Chevrolet car show...
Can Superchargers Be Used in Front Wheel Drive?

Can Superchargers Be Used in Front Wheel Drive?

Superchargers and front-wheel drive; both inventions are nearly or more than a century old, but are generally viewed separately. The question isn't so much whether or not you can supercharge a FWD car -- you can bolt a compressor to almost anything with an engine -- but whether or not you should.
Ford Ranger Small Block Install Information

Ford Ranger Small Block Install Information

Small block Ford engines and Ford's own Ranger mini-truck seem to be a match made in heaven. With the Ranger's low weight and versatile chassis and the small-block's high torque, it's small wonder this swap is so popular.
Silverado Chrome Exhaust Tips

Silverado Chrome Exhaust Tips

Stainless steel exhaust tips will resist the corrosive effects of road debris and the high heat of exhaust gases.Motorcycle exhaust image by Crisps85 from Fotolia.comStock exhaust pipes on the Chevrolet Silverado typically extend to the side of the vehicle, behind a rear wheel....
How to Install a Header on a 2002 Ford F-150

How to Install a Header on a 2002 Ford F-150

Exhaust headers replace the factory exhaust manifold and improve the performance of a vehicle. Engineers design headers to increase exhaust expulsion from the engine, therefore increasing base torque and horsepower. You can purchase exhaust headers from local and online parts retailers and install t
How to Remove Fender Flares From a Chevy

How to Remove Fender Flares From a Chevy

Chevrolet fender flares are attached to the body of the truck or sport utility vehicle in two ways: They are screwed into the inner fender lip and also are attached to the body of the truck using double-sided foam tape. Double-sided foam tape can be removed using fishing line, but must be cleaned af
How to Design a Dream Car on a Computer

How to Design a Dream Car on a Computer

You probably have a good idea of what your dream car is--maybe it's a Porsche, a Lamborghini or a more expensive car that you can't really afford, or maybe it's just a regular, affordable car that is somewhat within your reach--but you have your own specific idea of what it should look like in order
Eastern Washington Car Shows

Eastern Washington Car Shows

Some car shows feature vintage automobiles.a car in a car show image by Gary from Fotolia.comIf you are interested in cars, you might want to check out the various car shows east of the Cascade Mountains in Washington. You're likely to find some of the hottest classic vehicles, Mustangs,...