Tech

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Tech

Making the Most of Modern Flat Tappet Camshafts and Lifters

Camshafts and lifters are available in two basic formats—roller and flat tappet. And then within those two formats, they can either be of the mechanical (solid), or hydraulic variety. Fair […]

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Q&A

Mailbag: What Drivetrain Combo Will Maximize Efficiency in My Worn-Out 350 Small Block Engine?

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re recommending a drivetrain combo to breathe more […]

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Q&A / Tech

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Will My New EFI System Work With My Setup?

I just bought the EZ-EFI and I’m still waiting for delivery. I have a 455 Pontiac. For the last couple of days, I’ve been reading up on it (should’ve done […]

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Q&A

Mailbag: Solving Ignition and Oil Pressure Issues on a Swapped Small Block Chevy Engine

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re troubleshooting ignition problems on an uncooperative small […]

The kit mounts to the Jeep’s frame rail behind the rear differential.
Product Installs / Tech

Stabilizing a Jeep Wrangler Coil Spring/Control Arm Suspension to Avoid ‘Death Wobble’

If you are a mall crawler—a Jeeper who never takes your Jeep to the rocks, wash-outs, and shale hills that make for exciting wheeling; you needn’t read further. Your Jeep’s […]

Each valve cover adapter has four standoffs to space the adapters off the heads. Installing loose spacers is very difficult once the rocker arms are in place, so I simply glued the spacers to the adapters.
Tech / Tech Projects

Best of Both Worlds: Building a Gen 1/LS Hybrid with World Products’ Motown II LS Block (Part 2)

Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian must do nothing but build engines and write stories about them. We have visions of his shop, Birchwood Automotive, set deep in the woods with Mavrigian keeping little […]

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Q&A

Mailbag: Troubleshooting Detonation Problems on a Chevy 427 Big Block

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re troubleshooting a backfiring problem on a 427 […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Here’s Why More Engine Boost Doesn’t Always Mean More Power
Q&A / Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Here’s Why More Engine Boost Doesn’t Always Mean More Power

I was watching a dyno test video the other day with a couple of cam swaps on a supercharged LS3. On the first test, a slightly bigger cam showed more […]

Three pairs of LED lights and one overhead light bar look good on the Jeep and light the highway and the trail or dunes with nearly 33,000 candlepower (not including the headlights).
Product Installs

Installing Rigid Industries Auxiliary LED Lights on a Jeep Wrangler Off-Roader (with Photos)

As we get older, our eyes age right along with our other muscles. We can enhance our muscles with exercise and better tools, but other than wearing glasses, we can’t […]

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Q&A

Mailbag: Solving Fuel Starvation and Idling Problems in a Tuned Port Injection Pontiac

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re troubleshooting a Pontiac Trans Am Tuned Port […]