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The Books You Need To Have If You Own a BMW E30

The Books You Need To Have If You Own a BMW E30

As an owner of an E30, I put together my top books you must have if you own one. These books range from restoration, maintenance, performance upgrades, and the history of the BMW E30.
by Chad Byrumon August 20, 2022
New Carroll Shelby Books First Look With Midlife Classic Cars

New Carroll Shelby Books First Look With Midlife Classic Cars

Midlife Classic Cars just got in two new Carroll Shelby books, and in this video, I give you a little preview of each book and the box set you can buy at MidlifeClassicCars.com
by Chad Byrumon August 19, 2022
The Haynes Duamax Diesel Engine Repair Techbook

The Haynes Duamax Diesel Engine Repair Techbook

There isn’t a publisher more ubiquitous for repair manuals and tech guides than Haynes! With over 200 million individual titles in their catalog, when it comes to the best workshop manuals for hobbyists tackling DIY projects, Shadetree mechanics tinkering away, or the professional- a Haynes Manual for your vehicle is the premier source of in-depth knowledge.
by Chad Byrumon April 27, 2022
David Vizard's How to Super Tune and Modify Holley Carburetors Video

David Vizard's How to Super Tune and Modify Holley Carburetors Video

David Vizard's How to Super Tune and Modify Holley Carburetors...
by Chad Byrumon April 20, 2022
Don’t Subaru or Porsche swap your Volkswagen!

Don’t Subaru or Porsche swap your Volkswagen!

Before you post your broken-down classic Volkswagen Beetle for sale or swap the air-cooled engine in your Volkswagen Bus for a Porsche or Subaru one, it might be worthwhile taking a crack at that original engine- it might surprise you! These robust little flat-four boxer engines have stood the test of time, known for their simplicity, reliability, and capability to be modified. With a little know-how, anyone can keep their classic VW air-cooled engine around for years to come.
by Chad Byrumon March 31, 2022
How to: DIY porting your cylinder heads

How to: DIY porting your cylinder heads

Whether you add boost or keep your engine naturally aspirated, the common denominator between all the best bang-for-buck modifications increases the flow rate of your engine along with fuel.
by Chad Byrumon March 31, 2022
The ONLY Slant 6 manual you will ever need!

The ONLY Slant 6 manual you will ever need!

The Chrysler Slant Six is making a comeback! While the Stellantis twin-turbo “Tornado” i6 is incoming, the Chrysler G-Engine, or Slant 6 engines have always been. Since the 1960s and whichever the cubic flavor from the plucky 170, 190, to the venerable 225, this rebuild and modification guide will help you make the most of your already unkillable leaning tower of power! Learn the tips and tricks from Slant Six expert Doug Dutra aka “Dr. Dodge” on the tried and true methods of squeaking more power out of your classic Mopar, and keeping it reliably on the road for years to come.
by Chad Byrumon March 31, 2022
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