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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Fix Driveline Vibrations by Adjusting Pinion Angle

I have a ’66 Chevelle with a small-block and a TKO five-speed that’s been recently upgraded with better synchros. With the trans back in the car, I’ve noticed a bad […]

Video: A 9-Step Installation Guide for DECKED Truck Bed Storage Systems
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Video: A 9-Step Installation Guide for DECKED Truck Bed Storage Systems

DECKED truck bed storage systems have become increasingly popular as a method of improving the utility of pickup trucks and vans. Equally useful for contractors storing tools and supplies as they […]

Monday Mailbag: Understanding Compression Ratios and Cylinder Pressure
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Monday Mailbag: Understanding Compression Ratios and Cylinder Pressure

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 exploring the relationship between engine compression ratios […]

6 Brake Rotor Myths Debunked
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6 Brake Rotor Myths Debunked

It’s time to debunk some brake rotor myths. Myths that, on the surface, seem to make sense in many cases. But ultimately, believing these myths won’t resolve actual brake system problems. […]

Now's a good time to fine-tune each threaded rod by hand, watching the carb's linkage arms for any signs of movement. Hold the splined lever arm steady and twist just the aluminum shaft very carefully. You want to take up any slack, but not move the arms when turning the aluminum shaft. You'll probably have to do this a bunch of times, switching between carburetors. Each time you’ll get a better feel for taking up all the slack. This step is necessary to make sure one carburetor doesn’t open sooner or later than the other.
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How to Set Up Dual Carburetor Linkage (with Images)

We’ve built and tuned so many supercharged engines over the years, we’ve lost count. And every time we build a Roots-blown engine, the thing we least look forward to is […]

Monday Mailbag: Upgrading Your Rear Axle for More Horsepower
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Monday Mailbag: Upgrading Your Rear Axle for More Horsepower

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 outfitting an ’89 Camaro with a […]

Chemistry 101: Exploring Rust Removal and Prevention Options for Your Resto Project
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Chemistry 101: Exploring Rust Removal and Prevention Options for Your Resto Project

Rust is the archenemy of any restoration project. Fortunately, the aftermarket has developed some very effective products for battling rust. In this post, we’ll inform you about of these rust-battling options and […]

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Slow Your Roll: Upgrading Your Jeep Brake System for Better Stopping Power

You’ve increased your Jeep’s tire size for improved ground clearance, and then you lowered its gear ratio to take advantage of the taller tires. But now, with the taller tires […]

Volumetric Efficiency and What it Means to Performance
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Volumetric Efficiency and What it Means to Performance

Volumetric efficiency is a term that’s tossed around quite a bit when talking about internal combustion engines. However, surprisingly few people understand what volumetric efficiency is and how it actually affects […]

Video: Choosing the Best Exhaust System for Your Car or Truck
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Video: Choosing the Best Exhaust System for Your Car or Truck

The trick to successfully installing an aftermarket exhaust system isn’t just about your tech expertise or wrenching abilities. Many times, the most crucial step is simply selecting the right exhaust system during […]