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EFI 101: 3 Reasons to Consider a Self-Learning Fuel Injection System
Tech / Tech Articles

EFI 101: 3 Reasons to Consider a Self-Learning Fuel Injection System

Tuning is rewarding when you want to do it, but aggravating when you have to do it. Today’s self-learning fuel injection systems give us the best of both worlds. The injection units […]

Monday Mailbag: What Helmet is Required for My Racing Class?
Q&A / Tech

Monday Mailbag: What Helmet is Required for My Racing Class?

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 reviewing race helmet rules. Q: I race a […]

We would not even think about trying this 6-foot near vertical waterfall before the lift. It popped over the lip with just a bit of a blip of gas.
Tech / Tech Projects

Project GP (Part 1): Installing New Gears, Suspension and Tires on our Jeep LJ/TJ Project

Sixty-some years ago, before our favorite four-wheel-drive vehicle earned the name Jeep, the Army’s 4WD ¼-ton scout vehicle was given the designation of “GP” for General Purpose vehicle. It was given this […]

Radial Revolution: Can the Radial Design Be the Future of Engine Performance?
News & Car Culture / Tech / Tech Articles

Radial Revolution: Can the Radial Design Be the Future of Engine Performance?

What’s the future of engine technology? While most of the focus has been on electric engines, a Canton, OH company is convinced the future of engine design actually lies in the past. […]

Look closely at this photo and you’ll see the completed Detroit Speed rad support bushing/bolt/mount assembly. It’s a very slick setup and it’s available in the Summit Racing online catalog.
Tech / Tech Articles

Flex Fighters: Eliminating Body Flex with Detroit Speed’s Solid-Mount Bushings

First- and second-generation Camaros and Firebirds (1967-81), along with 1968-up Novas and other GM X-body derivatives, were built with a big, bolt-on front subframe assembly. This huge subframe was originally held in […]

How to Troubleshoot a Noisy Alternator
How Tos / Tech

How to Troubleshoot a Noisy Alternator

There are some vehicle functions we can probably live without. A properly working charging system isn’t one of them. Among the various common charging system problems you might encounter, one is […]

Animation: How a Manual Transmission Works
Tech Articles / Videos & Galleries

Animation: How a Manual Transmission Works

The manual transmission is still the preferred gear-changing option for many high performance enthusiasts. For some, though, the manual tranny remains a mystery. And even for seasoned stick shift drivers, […]

Monday Mailbag: Choosing the Right Valve Springs for Your Hydraulic Camshaft
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Monday Mailbag: Choosing the Right Valve Springs for Your Hydraulic Camshaft

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 cams and valve springs.       […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: External Fuel Pump or In-Tank Fuel Pump for My EFI?
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: External Fuel Pump or In-Tank Fuel Pump for My EFI?

I’m thinking of installing an electric fuel pump in my ’69 Mustang. It has a small block and carburetor on it right now and eventually I’m going to run one […]

Project LS Next (Part 1): The Short Block for our 665-Horse 440 LS Build
Tech / Tech Projects

Project LS Next (Part 1): The Short Block for our 665-Horse 440 LS Build

Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian of Birchwood Automotive is back with another cool engine build. This one is a 440 cubic inch LS engine based on Dart’s LS Next iron block. […]