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5 questions to ask yourself before switching to a standalone ECU

Think it’s time to control your car with a laptop? First, a few questions to ask.

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What is a technical drawing, and why do I need one to make precision parts? | Making Stuff: Part 1

Perform professional-level machining at home? You can do this. First step: drawing some plans.

How to start TIG welding

Thanks to the abundance of inexpensive, easy-to-use machines, lots of enthusiasts operate a MIG welder. But how hard is it to make the jump to those beautiful TIG welds?

High Roller: 13 Easy Tips for a Successful Dyno Session

13 Easy Tips for a Successful Dyno Session

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Fitting tires and wheels when an off-the-shelf option isn’t listed

Our MR2 needed new tires, but first we had a question to answer: How would we fit a modern setup under those now-vintage fenders?

Does ambient temperature affect tire pressure gauges?

We pit four different pressure gauges across different price points against each other to test the accuracy of each in various temperature differences.

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Tech tips | Understanding fender rolling, downsizing tires, wheel spacers and what makes a race wheel

Getting ready to roll some fenders or considering downsizing your tires? Read this first.

Testing for Cracks at Home With DIY Dye Penetrants

There is an inexpensive, at-home way to perform a DIY crack and flaw inspection on many of your car’s components. The method is called visible dye penetrant testing.

What Materials Are Best to Fabricate Something From Scratch?

For true gearheads, a car is never just a car—it’s a four-wheeled heap of possibilities.

How to wire a cross-pollenated engine swap | Swap Science

Look closer at this MGB, and you’ll find a Miata engine. Here’s how we mated two totally different wiring harnesses to make one functioning car–and how you can do it, …

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