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Video 101: An Introduction to Choosing Exhaust Headers
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Video 101: An Introduction to Choosing Exhaust Headers

In today’s video, Summit Racing and PowerNation TV teamed up to offer some 101 tech tips for choosing aftermarket headers. In it, you’ll learn when it’s best to choose shorty […]

Monday Mailbag: The 9 Things You Should Know Before Ordering a Camshaft
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Monday Mailbag: The 9 Things You Should Know Before Ordering a Camshaft

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 what you need to know when choosing […]

Yet another obstacle that would have been impossible before the lift.
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Jacked Up: Adding Ground Clearance with a Skyjacker 3-Inch Lift Kit

Just as a winch is severely limited in its capability without its accessory kit (tree strap, clevis, snatch block, etc.), a Cherokee is severely limited in its off-road capability without […]

Quick Tech: How to Prelube Your Engine with Summit’s Engine Preluber
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Quick Tech: How to Prelube Your Engine with Summit’s Engine Preluber

The most dangerous time for any new or rebuilt engine is the initial startup. It’s imperative that all internal engine components are properly lubricated before firing up your engine for […]

Monday Mailbag: How to Run Dual Ignitions for Added Reliability
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Monday Mailbag: How to Run Dual Ignitions for Added Reliability

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 examining a double ignition setup. J.B. Troy, OH Q: I have a V8 engine […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Decode a COMP Cams Camshaft
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Decode a COMP Cams Camshaft

I purchased a used hydraulic roller camshaft from a friend that was originally used in an LS1 engine. My buddy says it’s a mild cam that’s bigger than a stock […]

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Blown Away: 15 Installation Mistakes that Can Lead to the Dreaded Blown Head Gasket

Blown head gasket. Those three words can strike fear in car novices and seasoned gearheads alike. A blown head gasket can mean costly repairs if you farm out your mechanical […]

Monday Mailbag: Tracking Down Potential Charging System Issues
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Monday Mailbag: Tracking Down Potential Charging System Issues

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 troubleshooting a weak charging system. J.W. Dix Hills, NY Q: I own a 1969 […]

Working 4 to 5: How to Convert a 1979-2004 Mustang Four-Lug to Five-Lug
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Working 4 to 5: How to Convert a 1979-2004 Mustang Four-Lug to Five-Lug

If you own a 1979-’04 Mustang or Mustang GT, you understand the limitations of the Fox-body and SN-95 classic Mustang’s four-lug hubs. Four-lug underpinnings limit your choice of aftermarket wheels […]

Video: How to Install a Putco Light Bar Behind Your Truck Grille
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Video: How to Install a Putco Light Bar Behind Your Truck Grille

LED lights are all the rage. In this video, a Putco tech shows you how to install one of Putco’s curved, 40-inch LED light bars behind the grille of a Ford truck. […]