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Bleeding Air from power steering systems

FAILURE TO FLUSH THE POWER STEERING SYSTEM WILL VOID YOUR WARRANTY When flushing the system pour some of the oil from the system through a napkin or coffee filter. If metal particles are found, the pump must be replaced. Proof that the procedure was followed must be noted on the repair order for the warranty more…

Firm up your rearend, Camaro Rear Diff And Suspension Upgrade

It seems as time goes on, we don’t have to make as many hard decisions, in day-to-day stuff that is. We can have things “our way,” as one place likes to say. Oftentimes, we can get the best of both worlds without much of a compromise. This goes beyond fast food and runs rampant in more…

Drop Box, Part 2, Lowering a ‘75 Chevy Shorty truck

Last month, we gave you the “advanced-level” part of our ’75 Chevy lowering/suspension rebuild. From hub to hub, Performance Online not only completely went through the pickup’s front suspension–replacing pretty much every imaginable part with Spicer/Raybestos components–but also added a 4-inch Belltech drop kit (spindles and coils). Being that the Cheyenne was at stock height more…

Drop Box, Part 1, Lowering a ‘75 Chevy Shorty truck

How many times have you bought car or truck and told yourself, “I’m just going to leave this one as is and drive it?” So you do drive it for a couple weeks, maybe a month, and then something needs to be repaired or replaced. Well, that little fix, it gets you to thinking, “Man, more…