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Video 101: An Introduction to Choosing Exhaust Headers
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Video 101: An Introduction to Choosing Exhaust Headers

In today’s video, Summit Racing and PowerNation TV teamed up to offer some 101 tech tips for choosing aftermarket headers. In it, you’ll learn when it’s best to choose shorty […]

Quick Tech: How to Prelube Your Engine with Summit’s Engine Preluber
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Quick Tech: How to Prelube Your Engine with Summit’s Engine Preluber

The most dangerous time for any new or rebuilt engine is the initial startup. It’s imperative that all internal engine components are properly lubricated before firing up your engine for […]

Working 4 to 5: How to Convert a 1979-2004 Mustang Four-Lug to Five-Lug
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Working 4 to 5: How to Convert a 1979-2004 Mustang Four-Lug to Five-Lug

If you own a 1979-’04 Mustang or Mustang GT, you understand the limitations of the Fox-body and SN-95 classic Mustang’s four-lug hubs. Four-lug underpinnings limit your choice of aftermarket wheels […]

Video: How to Plasti Dip Wheels
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Video: How to Plasti Dip Wheels

Our friends at Summit Racing pitch Plasti Dip as a simple, low-cost way to change your wheel color without investing in expensive new rims, as they do here with a silver […]

Video: Quick Tips for Installing a New Transmission
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Video: Quick Tips for Installing a New Transmission

If you’re installing, or planning to install, a new transmission, it might be wise to check out this quick video from TCI Automotive (via parent company COMP Cams) which provides […]

Video: LS Throttle Bodies – Drive By Wire vs. Drive By Cable
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Video: LS Throttle Bodies – Drive By Wire vs. Drive By Cable

You have a few options when it comes to choosing how to stuff air and fuel into your GM LS engine. You could go for the nostalgic intake manifold and […]

The oil ring expander is usually installed first, followed by the oil ring scrapers. The only trick here is to make sure the ends of the expander don’t overlap.
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Gap Rap: How to Measure and Set Piston Ring End Gap

When you shop for high performance piston ring sets, you’ll no doubt find there are many different sets and styles available (no big secret). And many of these ring sets are […]

Video: How to Troubleshoot Nitrous Solenoid Problems
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Video: How to Troubleshoot Nitrous Solenoid Problems

Whenever a customer calls or writes to Summit Racing’s tech department with concerns about their nitrous systems not working, the experienced group always asks the same question first: Have you […]

Video: How to Install MSD Atomic EFI Fuel Injection Systems
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Video: How to Install MSD Atomic EFI Fuel Injection Systems

Learn how to install MSD’s Atomic EFI Fuel Injection System in your carbureted muscle car by watching this video which will walk you step-by-step through the installation process. Here, Steve […]

Shocks Primer: The Hows and Whys of Priming Your Shocks
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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 […]