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
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
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
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...
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
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
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...
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
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
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
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...
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
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...
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.
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.
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....
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
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
Removing a hood scoop from your car or truck is going to leave a hole exposing the engine and may damage the paint. You will need to know what you are doing and have a plan as what you are going to do to finish the project once the hood scoop has been removed. You will need the correct tools and kno
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