Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 30 2012

How to Choose a Hitch for Your Vehicle

What’s so tough about receiver hitches, anyway? Ya buy one, bolt it on the back of the truck, and start towing, right? Well, it’s a little more complicated than that. But thanks to the folks at Curt Manufacturing, we’re going to learn you about receiver hitches—what they are, how to choose one, and what all …

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Mar 30 2012

Quick Guide to Diagnosing Differential & Driveline Noises

We don’t know which sounds worse—car guys singing show tunes in the shower or a howling differential. While there is no help for our singing, we can help you diagnose the sounds coming from a differential gone bad. A clunk, whine, or howl can signal a worn-out pinion gear, bad bearings, or a faulty gear …

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Mar 29 2012

NHRA Legend Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins Dies

NHRA Pro Stock legend Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins died today. He was 81. Jenkins was a drag racing champion, a masterful engine builder, and admired by countless fans. You can read more about Jenkins’ life and immense contributions to drag racing and engine building here. In 1970, he became the first guy to break 10 seconds in …

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Mar 29 2012

Cam Glossary 2.0: The 5 Key Camshaft Specs You Need to Know

Summit Racing recently put together an A-to-Z glossary of camshaft and valvetrain terminology, which covers everything from advance to valve margin. OK—so, it’s more like an A-to-V glossary, but you get the idea. It includes everything you need to translate the complex language of cam manufacturers into something you can understand. It’s a valuable tool …

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Mar 28 2012

100 Percent Prime: Rich Schneider’s 1927 Ford Roadster

This story originally ran in the Summit Racing catalog and first appeared on SummitRacing.com on 10/8/2011. You know what they say: if you want something done right, then you have to do it yourself. And if you’re Rich Schneider, that goes double when you’re talking about street rods. Running his own body shop in Bridgeville, …

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Mar 28 2012

Trick Out Your Truck This Spring: 7 Great Accessories

Just the other day, some OnAllCylinders staff members were out to lunch. And that’s when a guy looking exactly like Eddie Murphy in Vampire in Brooklyn drove into the parking lot. You’d think looking like a day-walking vampire would be interesting enough. But no. This man’s truck stole the show. A relatively new black Chevy …

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Mar 27 2012

Line Ready to Reap the Rewards of a Las Vegas Win

Reigning NHRA Pro Stock champion Jason Line is fully aware of the pressures facing his Summit Racing team as they head to this weekend’s SummitRacing.com Nationals in Las Vegas. After all, this will be the ninth time he will have raced in his sponsor’s race at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, as well …

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Mar 27 2012

Anderson Anxious to Tackle the Challenge of Racing in Vegas

Throughout the course of the season, competitors in the NHRA’s Full Throttle Drag Racing Series will invariably arrive at a track and/or location which holds additional significance for the driver and team, providing extra motivation and pressure to perform. For example, at this weekend’s SummitRacing.com Nationals in Las Vegas, Greg Anderson and the Summit Racing …

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Mar 27 2012

Trust Your Ears, Not Your Eyes—Feel the Flow on this BMW Launch

There are a million ways to turn heads. And an aftermarket exhaust system is one of them. Unless you’re a huge BMW fan, you might not consider this video much to look at. So close your eyes, crank your speakers and feel the MagnaFlow Performance Exhaust difference.

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Mar 26 2012

Extraordinary: Greg Hoffman’s 1966 Mustang Fastback

This story originally ran in the Summit Racing catalog and first appeared on SummitRacing.com on 4/8/2011. Over 600,000 Mustangs were produced in 1966, and you won’t find a single one that’ll compare to Greg Hoffman’s ’66 fastback. It combines classic and late-model styling so well that you’d swear it’s a concept that Ford has kept …

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