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What Are The Best Classic American Muscle Cars?

What Are The Best Classic American Muscle Cars?

It may be difficult to pinpoint which classic American muscle car is number one, but some will argue that it doesn’t matter. It’s not about ranking cars by performance or popularity - although we can all agree on some winner! Instead, we want to explore how people think about “muscle cars" and how they are ingrained in American history.

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What Are The Best Classic American Muscle Cars?

What Are The Best Classic American Muscle Cars?

It may be difficult to pinpoint which classic American muscle car is number one, but some will argue that it doesn’t matter. It’s not about ranking cars by performance or popularity - although we can all agree on some winner! Instead, we want to explore how people think about “muscle cars" and how they are ingrained in American history.

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Exhaust Drone: What Is It and How to Eliminate It?

Exhaust Drone: What Is It and How to Eliminate It?

What is that annoying sound between my ears as I’m cruising down the highway and why can’t I get it out of my head? There is nothing like the deep, throaty sound of an aftermarket exhaust system as life is breathed into it. But what if it takes on a different characteristic and all you hear is a monotone vibration that can be compared to an off-key singer and something that is usually so satisfying to hear is now oddly aggravating? Well, you can chalk that up to the dreaded exhaust drone.

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Patriot Exhaust Electronic Cutouts Installation Video

Patriot Exhaust Electronic Cutouts Installation Video

Out for a cruise or out on the track, Patriot Exhaust Electronic Cutouts give you complete control over the sound of your exhaust. The Patriot Exhaust R&D team has been hard at work perfecting our leak-free butterfly design. We didn't miss any of the details including an easy installation, wireless remote operation, and an extremely desirable price point.

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Understanding Ignition Dwell

Understanding Ignition Dwell

Dwell time is measured in the number of degrees of the distributor’s rotation through which the contacts of the points are closed. This is also known as saturation time, or the time when the coil is producing a strong magnetic field in the primary side of the coil. If the dwell time is reduced, the voltage output of the coil is weak. If the dwell time is too long (the gap barely opens), an arc can travel across the points reducing the output of the coil and even damaging the coil or points. It’s a fine balance and is why the breaker points must be adjusted correctly, which is also called setting the dwell.

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How An Ignition System Works

How An Ignition System Works

As modern vehicle features evolve, the purpose remains the same. At its core, the modern automobile is identical to that of the first car made with an internal combustion engine by Karl Benz in the 1880s: to get from one place to another faster and easier than using two legs to carry us.

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PerTronix Flame Thrower Late Model Coils

PerTronix Flame Thrower Late Model Coils

PerTronix has expanded our popular Flame Thrower Coil line with new offerings for late model GM, Chrysler, and Ford applications.

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JBA Performance Exhaust Releases Toyota FT86, Scion FR-S, Subaru BRZ Cat-Back Exhaust System

JBA Performance Exhaust Releases Toyota FT86, Scion FR-S, Subaru BRZ Cat-Back Exhaust System

JBA is no stranger to the Toyota truck platform and so we've taken our industry leading expertise and applied it to the car market with our New Cat-Back Exhaust for the Toyota FT86, Scion FR-S and the Subaru BRZ. Constructed of 304SS, our new system delivers the power and a deep exhaust tone you've come to expect from JBA.

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