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Monday Mailbag: How to Choose Motor Mounts for an Early Small Block Chevy
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Monday Mailbag: How to Choose Motor Mounts for an Early Small Block Chevy

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 looking at different motor mount options […]

The completed engine, ready for dyno testing
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Project LS Next (Part 3): We Dyno Test the 440 Cubic-Inch “LS Next” Project

In this episode of Project LS Next, we find out what Mike Mavrigian’s 440 cubic-inch LS engine made on the dyno—after he installed the induction system, ignition, and a pair […]

Squared Away: Bringing Modern Handling to a 1973-87 GM “Square Body” Truck with a RideTech StreetGrip Suspension
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Squared Away: Bringing Modern Handling to a 1973-87 GM “Square Body” Truck with a RideTech StreetGrip Suspension

In the classic truck world, it doesn’t get much more popular than GM’s 1967-72 C/K-series pickups. These second-generation “Action Line” trucks have gone up in value and are becoming increasingly […]

Monday Mailbag: How to Cure Spark Plug Fouling During Idle
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Monday Mailbag: How to Cure Spark Plug Fouling During Idle

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 trying to cure a plug fouling […]

Pump Guide: A Look at Quick Fuel’s Mechanical and Electric Fuel Pumps — and Which is Right for You
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Pump Guide: A Look at Quick Fuel’s Mechanical and Electric Fuel Pumps — and Which is Right for You

In simpler times, carburetors relied on mechanical fuel pumps, and EFI engines required high-pressure electric pumps. Things aren’t so simple anymore because times have definitely changed. Even the most beastly […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Converting a Draw-Through Carburetor to Blow-Through
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Converting a Draw-Through Carburetor to Blow-Through

I have a 850 Mighty Demon carb marked BC 56. The carb is designed for use with a Roots or draw-thru supercharger. I want to use it for blow-through using a […]

Rotate the lapping head handle back and forth approximately 6-10 times. This should provide you with a clean seat. Koul Tools notes that more lapping is not better in this situation.
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How to Fix Hard Line Leaks with Koul Tools’ Surseat Flare Lapping Tools

When it comes to fabbing hard lines, there are no real tricks involved. It’s just a matter of measuring, trial and error, and patience. The main goal is to build lines that […]

Body Panel Alignment Tips and Tricks
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Body Panel Alignment Tips and Tricks

Let’s face it—when it comes to our cars and trucks, details matter. As automotive enthusiasts, we notice things like uneven fender gap and outright misalignment between body panels. These are […]

Infographic: A Quick Guide to Identifying the Source of Fluid Leaks
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Infographic: A Quick Guide to Identifying the Source of Fluid Leaks

April is National Car Care Month. What better time to answer that age-old maintenance and repair question: “What’s that leaking from my car?” As part of your car care routine, […]

Monday Mailbag: Checking Hydraulic Lifter Preload with Non-Adjustable Rockers
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Monday Mailbag: Checking Hydraulic Lifter Preload with Non-Adjustable Rockers

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 the importance of lifter preload. […]