We’ve teamed with Hughes Performance to outfit our brand new Project Fugly Chevy Malibu with a Powerglide transmission and converter combo, and we’re going to walk you through the build-up and features of each.
We break down the top technical tips are for maintaining racing transmissions and converters to make their perform at their peak potential and put you in the winners circle, with four of the industry leaders.
Everything you wanted to know about clutches, and maybe some things you didn’t know you needed to know. Check out this detailed question-and-answer session with some of the industry’s top minds!
We build a stronger, faster rear end for our 2013 Mustang, Project Silver Bullet, with help from Eaton, and Motive Gear. This is a must for maximizing performance on an automatic S197 Mustang
It’s not everyday that you get the chance to experience a tour of OE level proving grounds and R&D, so when we had the opportunity to tour the Eaton facility we jumped on it! Check out how Eaton puts their superchar
We talk driveshafts with one of the industry leaders, Mark Williams Enterprises, about the light weight, superb strength, and other characteristics of their 707 Alloy driveshafts that are used in everything from powerful street cars to Pro Mods.
In this tech piece, we’re going to take a look at the various components that comprise a center section assembly and how some of the leading manufacturers beef them up to handle the rigors of hundreds, and even thousands, of horsepower — from their selection of materials to the overall structure of the parts.
Along with a host of other off season changes, Project BlownZ received a new peice from the folks at Meziere Enterprises — a Billet flexplate — and today we’re going to highlight the flexplate and our experiences with its installation into the car.
The Powerglide transmission has been used in everything from mild street-strip cars to wild Pro Modified cars running the quarter mile in under six seconds. If you’re anything like us, you may have wanted to know how an automatic transmission is able to survive such environs, and today, we’re going to tell you.
As power numbers for our 2011 Mustang GT Project Wild E Coyote continue to climb, we fortify the drivetrain further with a new Moser M9 housing and nine inch center section. We show you what you need to know about installing a 9-inch rearend into an S197 Mustang.
Join us in a detailed look at Dynotech’s range of steel, aluminum, carbon fiber, and even carbon fiber-wrapped aluminum driveshafts with their own Steve Raymond. Check out the details here!
We delve into torque converter selection and application – it’s not as simple as you think. We cover the topic with experts from ATI Racing, Pro Torque, Neal Chance Racing Converters, and TCI Auto – check inside for details.
Some performance companies come out with one big new product each year. Neal Chance Racing Converters has come out with three new products that are revolutionizing racing with an automatic transmission. Join us for an in-depth look at these three incredible new units.
We get our project Biting the Bullitt one step closer to the street and strip by finishing up the installation of our TCI Super Streetfighter 4L80E transmission, including wiring and programming the EZ-TCU, as well as adding a cooler, pan and fluid.
We’re on a mission for traction as we try to feed 1,300 horsepower through a stock type suspension and some skinnny M/T drag radials on Project BlownZ. How do we plan to do that? Easy – with tough parts from Moser, Afco, and Wolfe Racecraft, mixed in with adjustability and endless hours of chassis tuning…
There comes a time in the life of all manual transmission Mustangs that are modified where the factory clutch becomes a serious weak link. With over 600 hp to the tires of Cunningham Motorsport’s turbo 2012 GT, it was time for a replacement. We turned to SPEC and their Super Twin clutch for this install.
We sit down with three of the biggest names in high-performance transmissions to learn all we can about the GM TH350, TH400, and 700R4 gearboxes. Follow along as we discuss the weak points, diagnosing and troubleshooting, and how to prevent transmission failure with representatives from TCI, ATI, and Gearstar.
Moser Engineering and their popular new Muscle Pak line of complete, assembled rear end housings that take the hard work out of building a housing so that you can spend more time enjoying your ride and less time under it, and today, we’re taking a look at the options and the assembly of one of these housings.
What makes Centerforce clutches more advanced than most is technology – the weighted clutch system, low-friction ball bearing pressure plate pivots where possible on some clutches, and new forms of friction power transmit unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Join us as we review the offerings from Centerforce.