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Figure Four: A Guide to Tuning Your Four-Link Suspension System

Over the years, drag racers with door cars have gone through all sorts of suspension arrangements. Lift bars, slapper bars, Super Stock springs, leaf links, ladder bars, three-links, four-links, and […]

How Tos Fire Dept.: Tips for Choosing and Mounting a Fire Suppression System

Fire Dept.: Tips for Choosing and Mounting a Fire Suppression System

When it comes to race safety, it doesn’t pay to take chances. Stuff like harnesses, roll bar padding, ignition cutoff switches, and fire suppression systems may not be glamorous, but […]

Tech Projects We had choice of either Edelbrock Performer RPM or Mopar Performance aluminum cylinder heads. Both feature 84cc combustion chambers, 210cc intake/70cc exhaust ports, 2.140 inch intake/1.810 inch exhaust valves, and valve springs that support up to .600 inch of valve lift. Since we only had time to dyno one set of heads, we opted for the Edelbrocks.  The heads were test fitted and checked for both piston-to-chamber quench and piston-to-valve clearance. Piston to quench (factoring in the MLS head gaskets) checked at 0.075 inch. Valve clearance was 0.250 inch intake and 0.270 inch exhaust.

Mopar 499 Street Thumper (Part 3): Cylinder Heads, Valvetrain & External Parts

Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian has been building and writing about engines almost as long as there has been internal combustion. Mike’s shop, Birchwood Automotive, specializes in street performance and racing […]

Buyer's Guides Spring Cleaning: 10 Great Things to Get Your Garage Organized

Spring Cleaning: 10 Great Things to Get Your Garage Organized

Like a New Years’ resolution to get to the gym, many homeowners aspire to clean and organize their garage in the spring. With spring upon us, we wanted to look […]

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Figure Four: A Guide to Tuning Your Four-Link Suspension System

Over the years, drag racers with door cars have gone through all sorts of suspension arrangements. Lift bars, slapper bars, Super Stock springs, leaf links, ladder bars, three-links, four-links, and […]

Fire Dept.: Tips for Choosing and Mounting a Fire Suppression System
How Tos / Tech

Fire Dept.: Tips for Choosing and Mounting a Fire Suppression System

When it comes to race safety, it doesn’t pay to take chances. Stuff like harnesses, roll bar padding, ignition cutoff switches, and fire suppression systems may not be glamorous, but […]

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1959 Ford Country Sedan
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Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1959 Ford Country Sedan

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 […]

The Low VOC Lowdown: The DIYer’s Guide to Low VOC Automotive Paint
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The Low VOC Lowdown: The DIYer’s Guide to Low VOC Automotive Paint

What’s the latest trend in automotive paint? Green. Not the color green, necessarily. We’re talking “green” as in environmentally friendly automotive paints. These are paints that meet environmental regulations for […]

Video: Trail-Riding at the 2015 Easter Jeep Safari
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Video: Trail-Riding at the 2015 Easter Jeep Safari

RIPP Superchargers, which specializes in forced-induction systems for Jeep, Dodge and Chrysler vehicles, went to work on a bunch of Jeep Wranglers and then took them to Moab, UT for […]

Photo Gallery: Atlanta Motorama Hot Rods & More
Atlanta Motorama / Events / Shows and Events

Photo Gallery: Atlanta Motorama Hot Rods & More

Mother Nature did her best to squash all the fun this weekend at Summit Racing‘s Atlanta Motorama at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but thousands thumbed their noses at her as she attempted to rain […]

Chevrolet Releases More Details on Its 2016 Camaro SS
Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

Chevrolet Releases More Details on Its 2016 Camaro SS

The big reveal of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is less than one month away, but Chevrolet continues to slowly leak details about the new sixth-gen. pony car ahead of time. […]

Monday Mailbag: Is Your Vacuum Advance Hurting Highway Performance?
Q&A / Tech

Monday Mailbag: Is Your Vacuum Advance Hurting Highway Performance?

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—Mondays, when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re diagnosing rough engine operation at highway speeds. H.R. Marshfield, WI Q: I […]

Photo Gallery: Bigfoot Family Reunion
Atlanta Motorama / Videos & Galleries

Photo Gallery: Bigfoot Family Reunion

With Bigfoot turning 40 this year, there is no better time than at the Summit Racing Equipment Motorama at Atlanta Motor Speedway to get the Bigfoot family of trucks together. […]

Photo Gallery: Atlanta Motorama 2015 Set Up
Atlanta Motorama / Car Culture & Entertainment

Photo Gallery: Atlanta Motorama 2015 Set Up

The rain clouds didn’t stop the set up for the 2015 Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama.   A few million dollar cars, a bunch of custom hot rods and 12 […]