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Banks Power Differential Cover
Unless you’ve still sporting a Motorola flip phone and relying on AOL dialup internet, you should be aware of both the existence of aftermarket differential covers and the YouTube video series from Gale Banks Engineering (aka Banks Power) regarding the negatives of the traditional flat-back aluminum covers. Not ringing a bell? Check out the links
Jason GondermanMar 23, 2020

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Mishimoto’s Ford F-150 Transmission Cooler
In a previous installment of our 2013 Ford F-150 Raptor build series, we talked in depth about installing Mishimoto’s new aluminum radiator for the Ford F-150 and specifically the Raptor. While we were working on that, we also set to installing Mishimoto’s new transmission cooler. This new cooler adds a significant amount of cooling ability
Jason GondermanMar 3, 2020
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Transferring Power: Replacing a Worn Out 47RE Transmission with a New RevMax Unit
One of the biggest problems facing diesel-pickup owners is the fact that over time, a truck’s mechanical components eventually wear out. However, with proper maintenance and sensible driving, an engine, transmission, turbocharger etc., all can provide many years of service in a truck. But when the time comes, as it did for the 47RE four-speed
John LehenbauerFeb 5, 2020
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2003 Chevy Silverado- Avoiding the Shaft
Most people don’t think about replacing the U-joints on their truck until they hear the telltale whine. That’s exactly what happened to us and Project Over/Under recently. With the truck basically complete, we’ve mostly been enjoying it, but we’ve also done a little fine-tuning. We changed out the exhaust—our former kit was rubbing in a
Jeremy CookJul 2, 2019
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Project Rebirth ‘71 Suburban Part 3: Steered Straight
With every project—especially older ones like our ’71 Chevrolet C10 Suburban—there are issues that can and will come up when you begin to tear into it. Last month, we brought you a second helping of tech on our ’71 Suburban, consisting of a Baer brakes install to go along with the QA1 coilover conversion and
Bryan FrossJun 26, 2019
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Getting the Ratio Right; Correcting the Axle Gear Ratio for Oversized Tires
In Part Two in a series Author talks about how and why to install the correct gear ratio for oversized tires on a ’01 Ford F-250.
John LehenbauerMar 14, 2019
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Project Over/Under: Part 8 - Gearing Up with Nitro Gear & Axle
As we’re nearing completion on our 2003 Chevy Silverado project, we have just a few more items to cover to make the truck function as good as it looks.
Jeremy CookMar 11, 2019
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Ford F-150 Mag-Hytec Differential Cover Install
We swap out the old factory diff cover on our Raptor for the sweet looking cast aluminum unit from Mag-Hytec!
Jason GondermanFeb 26, 2019
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Custom Oil Cooler Cures Hot G56 Transmissions
Custom oil cooling system eliminates overheating concerns with ’05.5-newer Ram HD G56 manual transmissions.
Bruce W. SmithNov 28, 2018
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How To Quiet A Noisy Ram HD Twin-Disc Clutch
Center Plate Snubbers Bring Quiet to a Twin-Disc Clutch
Bruce W. SmithSep 10, 2018
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Installing PPE’s Duramax Transmission Cooler
We install an upgraded transmission cooler from Pacific Performance Engineering to help keep our Allison transmission cool!
Jason GondermanAug 2, 2018
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Clamping Force; Installing the Clutch Masters’ FX1200 Twin Disc Behind a 5.9L Cummins
Installing Clutch Masters’ FX1200 Twin Disc Behind a 5.9L Cummins
John LehenbauerJun 14, 2018
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Installing the Last Automatic Transmission Your Hardworking Rig Will Ever Need
Article details installing an Allison 1000 six-speed automatic transmission in a 1995 Ford F-350.
KJ JonesMay 31, 2018
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B&M SuperCooler Transmission Cooler Install
B&M’s SuperCooler Takes the Fear Out of Towing
Edward A. SanchezMar 19, 2018
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Top 17 Swap Stories of 2017
And we're not just talkin' engine swaps!
Monica GondermanDec 30, 2017
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1967 Ford F-100 - Project Speed Bump: Part 10
Part 10: Do-It-Yourself Steering
Sean P. HolmanDec 13, 2017
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Titan shafts put big beef into the venerable NP205 T-case
We install Northwest Fabrication’s Titan output shafts to make an NP205 t-case almost unbreakable.
Bruce W. SmithOct 30, 2017
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BD Diesel Shows Us The Tricks to Make an Automatic Tranny Live
Building a 68RFE to Handle Big Power
Harry WagnerSep 1, 2017
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Easy Mods for Improving GM Pickups’ Steering Performance
Cognito Motorsports’ Front-End Upgrades Improve Steering Performance for ’01-to-’10 GM Pickups
Bruce W. SmithAug 9, 2017
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Jasper Engines Remanufactured Crate Engine and Transmission in an ’01 Ford Ranger
Need a Quick Fix? Jasper Engines Can Set You Up With a Remanufactured Crate Engine and Transmission.
Jim SmartJul 21, 2017
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Shop Class: How Four-Wheel Drive Works
Shop Class: How Four-Wheel Drive Works.
Alex SteeleJul 11, 2017
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