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Shocks Primer: The Hows and Whys of Priming Your Shocks
How Tos / Tech

Shocks Primer: The Hows and Whys of Priming Your Shocks

“Hey, I bought some new shocks from you, but one of them doesn’t seem to work.” “This new shock only has hydraulic action in one direction.” These are common concerns […]

Video 101: Oil Pump Pressure vs. Flow
Tech / Tech Articles / Videos & Galleries

Video 101: Oil Pump Pressure vs. Flow

One of the biggest misconceptions about oil pumps centers around oil pressure. As this video from Melling explains, oil pumps don’t produce oil pressure. They flow a particular volume of […]

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Q&A / Tech

Monday Mailbag: What’s That Ringing Sound Coming From My Engine?

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—Mondays, when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re examining why new headers can cause strange noises from your engine. […]

Lights, Bumpers…Action: Installing New Bumpers and Better Lights on a Jeep Rubicon
Product Installs / Tech

Lights, Bumpers…Action: Installing New Bumpers and Better Lights on a Jeep Rubicon

Jaded is a strong word. Let’s just say we’re not always easily impressed. But when we opened the two huge packages from Rugged Ridge and the smaller package from Rigid […]

Watch Auto Revolution Build a Chevy C10 LIVE June 26 and 27
Tech / Tech Projects

Watch Auto Revolution Build a Chevy C10 LIVE June 26 and 27

Our friends at Auto Revolution are hosting live video streaming of the C10 build on Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27. The challenge: to assemble the entire truck from […]

All four wheels on the ground for the first time in nine months!
Tech / Tech Projects

Project Thunderbolt LS3 Miata (Part 11): The Last Installs, First Start and Drive

In this episode, you’ll see the most thrilling, yet nerve wracking moments a car guy will ever experience—the first start and drive of a newly built car. But we had […]

Roller Derby: How to Properly Break In a Roller Camshaft
How Tos / Tech

Roller Derby: How to Properly Break In a Roller Camshaft

By now, it’s common practice (or should be) to use break-in oil with ZDDP or a zinc additive for a flat-tappet camshaft. But what about roller cams? Any old oil will […]

Video: How to Install an Advance Adapters NP231 Slip Yoke Eliminator
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Video: How to Install an Advance Adapters NP231 Slip Yoke Eliminator

If you own a lifted Jeep or one to which you plan to add a lift kit, you may also be considering a slip yoke eliminator because driveline angle is […]

Monday Mailbag: How to Set up an Oil Pump for High Performance Applications
Q&A / Tech

Monday Mailbag: How to Set up an Oil Pump for High Performance Applications

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—Mondays, when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re talking oil pumps. D.A. Bethesda, MD Q: I want to put a […]

Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Installing and Tuning Your Shifter for Optimum Performance
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Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Installing and Tuning Your Shifter for Optimum Performance

I just finished replacing the clutch in my ’72 Nova and put the Hurst shifter back on my Muncie four-speed but when I drove the car, something is definitely wrong. […]