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Fitting a Five-Speed Transmission to Your Classic European Sports Car

We've grown accustomed to five or more speeds with at least one overdrive ratio. Here's how to bring your four-speed MG, Triumph or other European classic up to speed.

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Repainting an Engine Bay in 8 Easy Steps

Sometimes, just cleaning an engine bay isn't enough. In those cases, here are 8 easy steps to repaint your engine's home.

Simple Carbs: Rebuilding and Tuning an SU Carburetor

Understanding, Tuning and Rebuilding the SU Carburetor

Fidanza Performance: Performance Flywheels Born Against All Odds

Today's vast Fidanza catalog all started with Lou Fidanza’s dream to go fast.

Roller Rockers: Can a Simple Bolt-On Really Yield Big Gains?

Many of our classics don’t feature modern overhead-cam engines, so rocker arms are used to articulate the valves. That begs an important question: Can the system be improved?

SU or Weber Carburetors?

There are a lot of different ways to mix air and fuel. For the sports car set, two popular options have been side-draft Webers and SU carburetors.

When the Fire Goes Out: 9 Easy Steps to Diagnosing Ignition Problems

Most Common Ignition Problems Are Actually Easy to Diagnose

MG
Modest Mods: Supercharged MGB

Bill Hiland upgraded his MGB with modern wheels and tires, some suspension tweaks and even a supercharger, but it remains a fun little British roadster.

MG , Triumph
Fortify Your 1500: Improving 1500 Spitfire and Midget Engines

Factory Triumph Spitfire 1500 and MG Midgets can be improved with some simple upgrades and a pair of SU carburetors, here's how we did it.

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