Tech

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Q&A

Mailbag: How to Fix Gas Fouling and Oil Misting on 383-Powered ’55 Chevy

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re troubleshooting problems with gas fouling and oil […]

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Q&A / Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Setup Recommendations for a Supercharged EFI & Nitrous Combo

I am building a 355 cubic inch small-block Chevy with AFR 1065 220cc Race Ready AFR heads, an Erson roller cam, and FiTech fuel injection. Can I use a wet […]

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LS Engines / Tech Articles

LS Tech: How to Delete Variable Valve Timing (VVT) on an LS Engine

Variable Valve Timing (VVT) is a system that automatically adjusts valve timing. GM used VVT on the following engines within the LS family. (Summit Racing’s Paul Spurlock and Brian Nutter contributed […]

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Q&A

Mailbag: Pairing an Electric Speedometer with a Cable-Driven Transmission

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re discussing mating an electric speedometer to a […]

How to Delete or Disable Active Fuel Management (AFM) on GM Engines
LS Engines / Tech Articles

How to Delete or Disable Active Fuel Management (AFM) on GM Engines

Active Fuel Management (AFM) is a trademarked General Motors technology that improves gas mileage by shutting down half of the cylinders under light-load conditions to reduce fuel consumption. It is […]

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Tech Articles

Turbo 101: An Introduction to Mechanical and Electronic Boost Controllers

Turbochargers are becoming a go-to power adder, and not just for imports. Chevy and Ford currently have turbocharged engines in their lineup, and even the new Jeep Wrangler is expected […]

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Q&A

Mailbag: Adding Performance to a Stock 305 in a G-Body Monte Carlo SS

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re discussing removal of emissions controls on, and […]

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Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Measure Accurately for a Shorter Timing Chain

I’m building an iron 6.0L LS engine and just tried installing the timing set and the chain is super loose. I wasn’t sure how old this timing set was so […]

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Tech Articles

What is a Wishbone Suspension and How Does it Work?

When someone tells you their car or truck has a “wishbone suspension,” it’s not turkey-talk. They’re referring to a specific type of suspension design that allows the vehicle’s wheels to […]

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Mailbag: Troubleshooting Detonation Problems After New Carb Installation

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re troubleshooting detonation problems that appeared after a […]