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Monday Mailbag: How to Identify Your GM 10-Bolt Axle
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Monday Mailbag: How to Identify Your GM 10-Bolt Axle

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 identifying and troubleshooting a GM 10-bolt rear axle. […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Crate Engine or Junkyard Rebuild for a First-Time Engine Build?
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Crate Engine or Junkyard Rebuild for a First-Time Engine Build?

I have a ’72 Ford pickup that I’m slowly upgrading. It was originally a 6-cylinder truck and still has the original automatic I want to build this truck as a […]

Fuel Pump Technology: Understanding Different Fuel Pump Designs
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Fuel Pump Technology: Understanding Different Fuel Pump Designs

Fuel pumps come in a variety of designs. In the most general terms, you can choose between mechanical, belt-drive, and electric (inline and in-tank) pumps. We wrote an earlier post […]

Video: How to Polish Bolts Without Burning Your Hands (or Burning Too Much Time)
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Video: How to Polish Bolts Without Burning Your Hands (or Burning Too Much Time)

If you’ve ever spent time grinding or polishing a set of fasteners, you know it can be time-consuming and even painful. Without a good grip on the bolts, they can […]

Tire Talk: 8 Things Your Tire Tread Might Be Trying to Tell You!
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Tire Talk: 8 Things Your Tire Tread Might Be Trying to Tell You!

Your tires might be telling you something. Are you listening? The condition of your tires could warn you of premature wear or be a sign of issues in other areas […]

Monday Mailbag: Tips for Choosing the Right Tie-Downs for Your Race Trailer
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Monday Mailbag: Tips for Choosing the Right Tie-Downs for Your Race Trailer

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 providing tips for choosing and installing trailer tie-downs. […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Rotor Phasing and How it Relates to Aftermarket EFI Systems
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Rotor Phasing and How it Relates to Aftermarket EFI Systems

If I’m using timing control on my FiTech EFI, why do I need to buy the adjustable MSD rotor? Can’t I just lock out the distributor and then ensure the […]

Quick Tech: Wastegates vs. Blow-Off Valves…What’s the Difference?
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Quick Tech: Wastegates vs. Blow-Off Valves…What’s the Difference?

Turbocharging continues to gain popularity. But there are still a few areas of a typical turbocharger setup that remain fuzzy to turbo newbies. One of the most common misunderstandings involves the basic […]

If you don’t have a hoist, you’ll need at least two people—and probably a third—to position the front bumper and bolt it into place.
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Bumper Booster: Installing Smittybilt XRC Steel Bumpers on a Jeep Cherokee XJ

When building a daily driver for an avid off-roader, who also happens to be a high school student in Southern California, there are a some unique challenges you need to consider. […]

Monday Mailbag: Installing a FiTech GoStreet EFI on a Pontiac 400
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Monday Mailbag: Installing a FiTech GoStreet EFI on a Pontiac 400

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 providing tips for installing a FiTech EFI system […]