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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Increase Compression on the Cheap
Q&A / Tech

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Increase Compression on the Cheap

Is there a cheap way to increase compression on my small block Chevy? I have a 350 small block with iron heads. I don’t know much about the engine because […]

Clutch Clinic: Quick Guide to Diagnosing 8 Common Clutch Complaints
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Clutch Clinic: Quick Guide to Diagnosing 8 Common Clutch Complaints

Few things bring smiles to the faces of hot rod enthusiasts like rowing through the gears of a manual-equipped car. Many folks still prefer the simple joy of stick shift driving over […]

Infographic: A Quick Guide to Tire Wear and What it Means
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Infographic: A Quick Guide to Tire Wear and What it Means

Tire tread wear comes in many forms. The wear pattern on your tires may be normal or it could be the result of an underlying issue. For example, you may be […]

Video: How to Repair Dents with a Hammer and Dolly
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Video: How to Repair Dents with a Hammer and Dolly

Kevin Tetz is a certified auto body repair man, TV personality, and creator of the video series Paintucation. Tetz recently put together a series of short tech videos in conjunction with Summit […]

Monday Mailbag: Tuning for More Off-Idle Power
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Monday Mailbag: Tuning for More Off-Idle Power

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 providing a few tuning tips for a […]

Quick Tech: TTY Fasteners and LS Engines — What You Need to Know
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Quick Tech: TTY Fasteners and LS Engines — What You Need to Know

Think all fasteners are created equal? Of course not. If you’re an engine builder, you know the importance of using good-quality fasteners. And you’re probably also familiar with the torque-to-yield, […]

12 Things You Should (or Shouldn’t) Do When Installing an Automatic Transmission
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12 Things You Should (or Shouldn’t) Do When Installing an Automatic Transmission

“We know a thing or two because we’ve seen a thing or two.” That’s the familiar tagline to the ubiquitous Farmer’s Insurance ad campaign, but it could easily apply to […]

Video: Why a Catch Can is a Must for Direct Injection Applications
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Video: Why a Catch Can is a Must for Direct Injection Applications

Mishimoto has introduced a baffled oil catch can for the 2016 and newer Chevrolet Camaro 2.0L turbo. As the video below explains, using a catch can on a direct injection […]

Monday Mailbag: How to Choose the Right U-Joint
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Monday Mailbag: How to Choose the Right U-Joint

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 identifying U-joints. Q: Based on the ominous sounds I’m […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: A Step-by-Step Guide to Curing Engine Hesitation
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: A Step-by-Step Guide to Curing Engine Hesitation

My neighbor kid just bought a ’69 C10 pickup with a 350 small block with a Holley carburetor an aluminum intake, cast iron exhaust manifolds, and a TH350 automatic. He’s […]