Cooling System Facts and Upgrades

As the name suggests, an internal combustion engine creates heat. The enormous potential energy from a few droplets of gasoline compressed and mixed with...

Understanding Oil Coolers

When engine output rises beyond a certain threshold per liter of displacement, an oil cooler becomes more important, critical even. There is a lot...

HPDE46: Cooling System Upgrade

The telltale stains on the driveway told me something was amiss, and it became clear it was coming from the lower radiator hose, or...

Shining A Light on the Black Art of Motor Oil Selection

Motor oil selection, particularly for performance and racing cars, seems to be a “black art.” Most people rely on manufacturer guidelines, recommendations and past...

Cold-Air Intakes: How and Why They Work

Whether we’re talking about a street car, a racecar or even a tow vehicle, one of the easiest-to-install and most cost-effective performance parts we...

Eight Tricks To Make Working A Cooling System Easier

If you like to play with cars, if you put your car on a racetrack for HPDE and especially if you race cars, you...

Understanding Performance Fittings – Straight and AN Threads vs. Tapered Thread

If you are confused by the nomenclature of hoses and fittings associated with racecar plumbing, you’re not alone. Fittings are often measured in terms...

Rocket Science – Achieving Better Engine Cooling With Proper Aerodynamic Principles

Keeping a C5 Corvette cool on a racetrack in 100-degree heat isn’t easy. Just ask NASA Utah’s George Smith, who had been trying different...

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