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Monday Mailbag: What Causes My Engine to Shake After Cold Startup?
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Monday Mailbag: What Causes My Engine to Shake After Cold Startup?

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 fuel system problems on a […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: A Quick Guide to Engine Bearings
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: A Quick Guide to Engine Bearings

I am about to rebuild my first small block Chevy and I’ve been looking at parts and prices and noticed something. The bearing companies list several part numbers for things […]

We dropped the Trick Flow GenX 220 aluminum cylinder heads on the block. These LS2-style heads feature as-cast 220cc intake runners and CNC-machined 65cc combustion chambers. These heads flow some impressive numbers; with no porting, the GenX 220s flow 306 cfm at .550 inches of lift.
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Iron Eagle: Building an Iron-Block LQ4 LS Engine

Chevy fan or not, you can’t deny the performance potential of GM’s LS series engines. They share most internal and external components with each other and fit in nearly any […]

Video: Installing a Spartan Locker in a Dana 30 Axle Carrier
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Video: Installing a Spartan Locker in a Dana 30 Axle Carrier

Follow step-by-step how to install a lunchbox-style Spartan Locker into a Dana 30 axle carrier by watching this video, and learn the tips and tricks to the pros use to […]

Monday Mailbag: Choosing Fuel Lines for a Street Rod Build
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Monday Mailbag: Choosing Fuel Lines for a Street Rod Build

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 talking about fuel line selection.  Q: […]

Quick Tech: An Intro to Isotropic Finishing and How it Could Benefit Your Ring and Pinion Set
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Quick Tech: An Intro to Isotropic Finishing and How it Could Benefit Your Ring and Pinion Set

US Gear recently announced it will sell off-the-shelf gear sets with Isotropic Superfinishing (ISF) treatment. For many, this news begs the question: What the heck is Isotropic Superfinishing? For those […]

Infographic: Cylinder Head Torque Sequences for GM 4-Cylinder Engines
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Infographic: Cylinder Head Torque Sequences for GM 4-Cylinder Engines

Following rules isn’t always fun, and being a unique snowflake often sounds appealing. But when it comes to torque sequences and recommended torque specifications, doing the “boring,” rule-following thing is […]

Video: Maximize Diesel Performance with Diesel Fuel Pumps
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Video: Maximize Diesel Performance with Diesel Fuel Pumps

The longer diesel fuel sits in your fuel system and tank, the more it can become contaminated with water, sludge, and solidify into gel which restricts fuel flow and robs […]

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Monday Mailbag: Using Rail vs. Non-Rail Rockers on Early Small Fords

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 examining valvetrain wear on a 1968 Ford […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Facts and Myths About Coolants and Coolant Additives
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Facts and Myths About Coolants and Coolant Additives

Now that the temperature is heating up and my engine seems to be running hotter, I’m reading all kinds of stuff on the internet about different coolants. I’ve also seen […]