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3 Ways to Bring a Deeply Discharged OPTIMA Battery Back from the Dead
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3 Ways to Bring a Deeply Discharged OPTIMA Battery Back from the Dead

OPTIMA Batteries are among the most-trusted and popular automotive batteries on the market. One of the great things about OPTIMA’s AGM-style batteries is their extremely low internal resistance. This allows very […]

Monday Mailbag: Converting a V6 S-10 Blazer to a Small Block Chevy
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Monday Mailbag: Converting a V6 S-10 Blazer to a Small Block Chevy

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 discussing a Chevy S-10 V8 engine swap. […]

Battery 411: Everything You Need to Know About High Performance Batteries
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Battery 411: Everything You Need to Know About High Performance Batteries

Forget gasoline or ethanol. Your car doesn’t run on petrochemicals; it runs on electricity. And for the most part, the power source in that car is a battery (or two). […]

Stroker Math (Part 1): Looking at the Math Behind Popular Stroker Engine Combinations
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Stroker Math (Part 1): Looking at the Math Behind Popular Stroker Engine Combinations

Maybe we should’ve called it “stroker science.” There is, after all, a formula involved in creating a stroker engine. Things like bore size, overbore, crankshaft stroke, and connecting rod length must […]

Let There Be Light! How to Brighten Dim Headlamps on Older Vehicles
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Let There Be Light! How to Brighten Dim Headlamps on Older Vehicles

Winter doesn’t just bring cold weather, it brings darkness. That means you’ll rely on your headlights a lot more. If you’re driving an older vehicle with sealed-beam headlamps you’ve probably […]

Video: How to Install Detroit Speed Mini-Tubs
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Video: How to Install Detroit Speed Mini-Tubs

Mini-tubbing dates back to 1960s-era drag racing. The act of widening a car’s rear wheelwells (mini-tubbing) still remains a popular option these days, but often for entirely different reasons. Because mini-tubbing […]

Monday Mailbag: Why Won’t My Trans-Brake Engage? (and Other Transmission-Related Questions)
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Monday Mailbag: Why Won’t My Trans-Brake Engage? (and Other Transmission-Related Questions)

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 looking at trans-brake and torque converter issues. […]

Quick Tech: 8 Tips for Properly Tuning Your Nitrous System
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Quick Tech: 8 Tips for Properly Tuning Your Nitrous System

Congratulations, you’ve settled on a nitrous system. There are any number of great systems on the market, and choosing a nitrous kit that’s right for your vehicle can be an […]

YJ Rehab (Part 2): Rebuilding Drum Brakes (Yes, Drum Brakes) on Our Jeep YJ Project
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YJ Rehab (Part 2): Rebuilding Drum Brakes (Yes, Drum Brakes) on Our Jeep YJ Project

In Part One of YJ Rehab, we showed you how to restore the suspension and upgrade the fuel system on a 1994 Jeep Wrangler Sahara. In this exciting episode, we’ll […]

Monday Mailbag: Tracking Down Common Causes of Sluggish Engine Response
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Monday Mailbag: Tracking Down Common Causes of Sluggish Engine Response

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 looking at diagnosing common causes for sluggish engine […]