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.
Classic cars often are part of Memorial Day celebrations.classic car image by itsallgood from Fotolia.comMemorial Day was enacted to commemorate Union soldiers of the Civil War and extended after World War I to honor Americans who died in all wars. Memorial Day also marks the start of the...
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.
Chevrolet's 1970 250-cubic-inch in-line six-cylinder engine served as the base powerplant for Chevy and other General Motors' cars from 1966 until 1985 for the North America market and until 1998 for foreign markets. It often served as an alternative to Chevy's other base engine, the 230 straight-si
A coilover suspension can help give your car better handling and improve its ability to retain speed and rigidity through corners. Ground Control brand coilovers are installed by replacing the struts and shocks on your car, which connect to the control arms of your suspension. The specific nuances o
The Club is an anti-theft device aimed at preventing a would-be car thief from driving away with your vehicle. It works by locking your steering wheel in place and making the car unable to turn, therefore making it an undesirable target for car thieves seeking a fast getaway. There are a number of d
A roof rack is an addition to the top of a car that can be used for hauling things like luggage, bikes and kayaks. Roof racks are available at most auto supply stores or online and come in several brands and variations, which can make selecting the right one seem confusing. Luckily, it is possible t