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Quick Tech: 8 Tips for Properly Tuning Your Nitrous System
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Quick Tech: 8 Tips for Properly Tuning Your Nitrous System

Congratulations, you’ve settled on a nitrous system. There are any number of great systems on the market, and choosing a nitrous kit that’s right for your vehicle can be an […]

YJ Rehab (Part 2): Rebuilding Drum Brakes (Yes, Drum Brakes) on Our Jeep YJ Project
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YJ Rehab (Part 2): Rebuilding Drum Brakes (Yes, Drum Brakes) on Our Jeep YJ Project

In Part One of YJ Rehab, we showed you how to restore the suspension and upgrade the fuel system on a 1994 Jeep Wrangler Sahara. In this exciting episode, we’ll […]

Monday Mailbag: Tracking Down Common Causes of Sluggish Engine Response
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Monday Mailbag: Tracking Down Common Causes of Sluggish Engine Response

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 diagnosing common causes for sluggish engine […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Waking a Stock Small Block with Simple Bolt-Ons
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Waking a Stock Small Block with Simple Bolt-Ons

I have a 302-cubic-inch small block Ford engine that I’ve inherited from a friend. It’s an older carbureted engine that I think is stock – it still has a 2-barrel carburetor. […]

Monday Mailbag: Choosing a Transmission and Torque Converter for Racing
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Monday Mailbag: Choosing a Transmission and Torque Converter for Racing

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 transmission and converter options for […]

Infographic: Cylinder Head Torque Sequences for Chrysler I6 & V6 Engines
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Infographic: Cylinder Head Torque Sequences for Chrysler I6 & V6 Engines

Following the rules is sometimes not as fun as not following them. But when discussing torque sequences and recommended torque specifications, vehicle owners will have a happier life by following […]

Booster Basics: How Carburetor Booster Design Relates to Your Vehicle’s Performance
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Booster Basics: How Carburetor Booster Design Relates to Your Vehicle’s Performance

To truly understand how carburetors work, you first have to know Daniel Bernoulli. Bernoulli was an 18th century scientist who discovered that pressure is inversely proportional to velocity. This principle, […]

Monday Mailbag: A Basic Introduction to Ignition Timing
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Monday Mailbag: A Basic Introduction to Ignition Timing

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 going back to basics with a look at […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How and Why Camshaft Manufacturers Grind Advance Into Camshafts
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How and Why Camshaft Manufacturers Grind Advance Into Camshafts

I’ve read something about camshafts that some cam companies grind advance into the camshaft. I thought that you could only advance the cam once it was installed in the engine? […]

Understanding Fan Clutches — and When it’s Time to Replace Yours
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Understanding Fan Clutches — and When it’s Time to Replace Yours

When you think of an automotive cooling system, the first thing that likely comes to mind is your radiator…or maybe your cooling fan. The oft-overlooked fan clutch doesn’t get a ton of credit […]