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About Jefferson Bryant (205 Articles)
A life-long gearhead, Street Tech Magazine founder and editor Jefferson Bryant spends more time in the shop than anywhere else. His career began in the car audio industry as a shop manager, eventually working his way into a position at Rockford Fosgate as a product designer. In 2003, he began writing tech articles for magazines, and has been working as an automotive journalist ever since. His work has been featured in Car Craft, Hot Rod, Rod & Custom, Truckin’, Mopar Muscle, and many more. Jefferson has also written 5 books and produced countless videos. Jefferson operates Red Dirt Rodz, his personal garage studio, where all of his magazine articles and tech videos are produced. You can follow Jefferson on Facebook (Jefferson Bryant), Twitter (71Buickfreak), and YouTube (RedDirtRodz).

Genuine Hotrod Hardware Flooring

November 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Since hot rodders like to customize just about every aspect of their life, the garage is certainly no different. Genuine Hotrod Hardware understands this, which is why they [...]

Challenger Sun Roof Cover Up

November 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

In the late seventies and eighties, adding creature comforts to lesser-equipped cars was huge. All kinds of modifications were made, such as power locks, power windows, and [...]

From Rats to Running: Wiring the Royal Scamp

November 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Mention it once and your buddies will suddenly be busy for the next three weeks. Wiring is the bane of existence for many gearheads; voltage, ohms, soldering, not to mention [...]

Put Your High-Beams On

November 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

While the term lead-sled refers to an overall style of rod, there will always be one image that comes to mind, the 49-51 Mercury. No other single model has ever possessed a [...]

Street/Strip 383 Mopar Big Block Build-up

September 30, 2014 // 4 Comments

When it comes to putting together an engine, we need to consider design in addition to assembly. Anyone can pick parts out of a catalog and assemble a motor, but proper [...]

Before you junk it, read this!

September 30, 2014 // 2 Comments

  Engine blocks are tough. They deal with thousands of pounds of force pulling in every which way thousands of times a minute for hundreds of thousands of miles. Add to [...]

727 TorqueFlite rebuild Tips and Tricks

September 30, 2014 // 14 Comments

The good ol’slush box. Late model transmissions, particularly automatics, have advanced way beyond the years of the two-speed Powerglide, in fact there are now 8-speed [...]

Spit Shine

September 30, 2014 // 1 Comment

The shiny parts on or in any rod are necessary bits. Even for a “traditional” style or rat rod, there are usually a few pieces of chrome or aluminum, especially if you [...]
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