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Tech Articles Losing Your Cool: 9 Cooling System Myths and Mistakes — and Why to Avoid Them!

Losing Your Cool: 9 Cooling System Myths and Mistakes — and Why to Avoid Them!

There are many myths and misconceptions about engine cooling, but the truth is your engine’s cooling system must perform a balancing act. It needs to extract enough heat to keep your engine happy, […]

How Tos Single Part Number 5-Speed Swap: Summit Racing Simplifies Swapping a Modern Manual into Classic Mustangs

Single Part Number 5-Speed Swap: Summit Racing Simplifies Swapping a Modern Manual into Classic Mustangs

In our first installment of our ’68 Mustang rejuvenation project, we prepped our Blueprint 408 Windsor to be dropped in and replace the tired original 289. Since then, we did […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News First Glimpse: New Jeep Wrangler Pickup Spied!

First Glimpse: New Jeep Wrangler Pickup Spied!

We first reported the possibility of a Jeep Wrangler pickup late last year. Today we have our first, albeit camoflauged, look at the 2017 Wrangler pickup. The spy shots, courtesy […]

Product Installs Video: Upgrading Valve Springs to Accommodate Cam Swap

Video: Upgrading Valve Springs to Accommodate Cam Swap

When the gang at COMP Cams decided to swap the camshaft in a 454-cubic-inch V8 L29 L.4-liter Gen. VI motor with an aggressive profile, they were also forced to upgrade […]

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Engine Hoists 101: Quick Guide to Choosing an Engine Hoist
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Engine Hoists 101: Quick Guide to Choosing an Engine Hoist

Beer muscles will only take you so far. Heavy-duty jobs like engine swaps, involved engine rebuilds or upgrades, crate engine installs, engine bay rehabs, and other serious jobs require real brawn. And you won’t find that […]

This is the photo of the cap that W.D sent us with his question. Notice the dark iron oxide area on the inside of the cap. Our guess is that the inside of his rotor was absolutely filled with this stuff. Also notice the whitish aluminum oxide deposits on the spark plug wire terminals. That’s not good.
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: What Causes Distributor Cap Corrosion and Deposits (and How Can You Avoid Them)?

I was working on my engine the other day when I pulled the distributor cap and noticed what looked like grease around the inside of the cap. But what really […]

Losing Your Cool: 9 Cooling System Myths and Mistakes — and Why to Avoid Them!
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Losing Your Cool: 9 Cooling System Myths and Mistakes — and Why to Avoid Them!

There are many myths and misconceptions about engine cooling, but the truth is your engine’s cooling system must perform a balancing act. It needs to extract enough heat to keep your engine happy, […]

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1971 AMC Javelin AMX
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Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1971 AMC Javelin AMX

A parking lot is a parking lot is a parking lot—unless it’s the Summit Racing parking lot. On any given day or time, the lot outside a Summit Racing store […]

First Glimpse: New Jeep Wrangler Pickup Spied!
Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

First Glimpse: New Jeep Wrangler Pickup Spied!

We first reported the possibility of a Jeep Wrangler pickup late last year. Today we have our first, albeit camoflauged, look at the 2017 Wrangler pickup. The spy shots, courtesy […]

Jeff Gordon Back from Retirement — Sort Of!
Automotive & Aftermarket News / Motorsports / News & Car Culture

Jeff Gordon Back from Retirement — Sort Of!

It’s official: Jeff Gordon is coming out of retirement. For now. Gordon, the legendary four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion who retired following the 2015 season, will temporarily return to the driver’s […]

Road Trip U.S.A.: Our 7 Bucket List Road Trips for Summer Driving
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Road Trip U.S.A.: Our 7 Bucket List Road Trips for Summer Driving

We talk a lot about working on vehicles around here. We love it, and we even get paid for it! But what happens when the work is done and the restoration […]

Video: Performing a Cam Swap on a 454 Big Block Chevy
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Video: Performing a Cam Swap on a 454 Big Block Chevy

Discover how adding a more-aggressive camshaft to a factory engine can dramatically increase power, when the good people at COMP Cams show you how to perform a cam swap in […]

Monday Mailbag: Setting Up a Brand New Carburetor for Optimum Performance
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Monday Mailbag: Setting Up a Brand New Carburetor for Optimum Performance

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers — Mondays, when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week in our Monday Mailbag, we’re discussing how to set up a new […]

Parts Bin: Summit Racing Wheel and Tire Combos
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Parts Bin: Summit Racing Wheel and Tire Combos

From time to time, OnAllCylinders will provide a peek at some of the newest products and deals which can help get your next project on track.    Summit Racing Wheel and […]