Engine Hoists 101: Quick Guide to Choosing an Engine Hoist Engine Hoists 101: Quick Guide to Choosing an Engine Hoist
Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: What Causes Distributor Cap Corrosion and Deposits (and How Can You Avoid Them)? 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.
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!
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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: Performing a Cam Swap on a 454 Big Block Chevy

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 […]

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First Glimpse: New Jeep Wrangler Pickup Spied!
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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!
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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 […]

Jeep Celebrates 75 Years with WWII Willys-Overland Tribute Concept Vehicle
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Jeep Celebrates 75 Years with WWII Willys-Overland Tribute Concept Vehicle

Jeep is celebrating its 75th birthday by building a World War II concept vehicle honoring the original Willys-Overland vehicle which the company started producing on this date in 1941. The […]

On the Power Tour somewhere in Louisiana—or was it Texas? Rutledge and crew drove the backroads as much as possible so they could actually meet people and see things other than orange barrels, Motel 6, and the Waffle House. This is Steve Allgood’s Evil Twin #2, with dad Randy Allgood riding shotgun.
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The Power Tour Chronicles: Rutledge Wood’s Big Power Tour Adventure (In His Own Words)

It’s hard to believe that the 2016 Hot Rod Power Tour was a month ago. But thanks to the Internet, it will live forever in participants’ Facebook posts, blogs, tweets, […]

Cast System: An Inside Look at Edelbrock’s Foundry and Casting Techniques
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Cast System: An Inside Look at Edelbrock’s Foundry and Casting Techniques

  Running 6.80s at nearly 210 miles-per-hour, today’s 275mm drag radial door-slammers incinerate the quarter-mile thanks to obscene levels of airflow and grip. Producing close to six horsepower per cubic-inch […]

Drag Slicks and Traction: Why Bigger Isn’t Always Better When it Comes to Slicks
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Drag Slicks and Traction: Why Bigger Isn’t Always Better When it Comes to Slicks

In the last issue, we wrote about how to stuff larger tires inside your ride. While that article focused on filling up existing wheel wells with larger rubber, it also brought […]