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12 Common Car Detailing Mistakes—and Why You Should Avoid Them at All Costs!
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12 Common Car Detailing Mistakes—and Why You Should Avoid Them at All Costs!

We don’t want to be “that guy.” You know the one—the guy who constantly tells you how to do your job (or how “you’re not doing it right.”) So please […]

Monday Mailbag: Mass Airflow Sensor Calibration vs. Fuel Injector Size
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Monday Mailbag: Mass Airflow Sensor Calibration vs. Fuel Injector Size

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 discussing calibrating MAF sensors for your fuel injector size. J.S. Franklin, TN […]

Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Understanding Vacuum Advance and Why You Need It
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Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Understanding Vacuum Advance and Why You Need It

I’ve always thought that vacuum advance was something just for stock engines and something you didn’t use with a performance engine. In fact, I’ve heard guys say they’ve locked out […]

Alt Text: 5 Things You Should Know Before Using a High-Output Alternator
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Alt Text: 5 Things You Should Know Before Using a High-Output Alternator

So you’re considering swapping out your stock alternator. There are plenty of good reasons to make the leap to a high-output alternator, but you’ll need to do a little bit of […]

Video: Auto Revolution Builds a Big 448 Small Block Ford
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Video: Auto Revolution Builds a Big 448 Small Block Ford

Supersizing applies to engines as well as French fries. Our friends at Auto Revolution prove the point with these videos showcasing the build and dyno results for an awesome 448-cubic-inch […]

Video: Frequently Asked Questions About Motor Oil
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Video: Frequently Asked Questions About Motor Oil

If you’re interested in learning more about how motor oil really works and how to maximize the performance and longevity of your engine parts, then this video is probably for […]

Here’s what we started with--a mass of old style V-belts, heavy cast iron water pump, and equally heavy factory axial A/C compressor, power steering pump, and alternator. Zero eye appeal, bulky, and inefficient compared with today’s accessory drives.
Product Installs / Tech

The Serpentine Solution: Installing a Summit Racing Small Block Chevy Serpentine Conversion Kit

If you’ve got a pre-1988 small block Chevy and are tired of that massive, ugly looking factory accessory drive—the one with the heavy air conditioning compressor, unattractive alternator, power steering pump, and […]

The rowdy Chevrolet Performance LS376/525 is one step closer to its home in the Mazdaspeed Miata!
Featured Vehicles / Tech / Tech Projects

Project Thunderbolt LS3 V8 Miata (Part 4): Rear End, Engine Prep—and the Transmission Arrives

Let’s jump right in and see what’s happening in this episode of our Miata makeover: We welded thick reinforcement braces in the engine bay. These braces are designed to add […]

After looking for months for a 1980-1985 Bronco with a V8 and a 4 speed manual, Sorger just about gave up finding one. “I mentioned to my daughter Shelby what I was looking for, she said that her and her husband had one they would sell me,” Sorger said.  The Bronco is 1984 Custom with a 302, a four-speed, and an NP235 transfer case. Dig the snazzy steps.
Tech / Tech Projects

Desert Bronco: Building a Full Size Bronco for Off-Road Racing

The first-generation (1966-77) Ford Bronco has been a popular off-road vehicle since its introduction. However its successor, the 1978-96 full-size Bronco, outsold it by a large margin. Designed to directly […]

Video: How to Install KONI Strut Inserts
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Video: How to Install KONI Strut Inserts

In this video, KONI’s Lee Grimes will show you how to properly install KONI strut insert performance dampers made to fit inside your factory OEM strut housing, for when a […]