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Quick Tech: Return- vs. Non Return-Style Fuel Pressure Regulators for Low-Pressure Fuel Systems
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Quick Tech: Return- vs. Non Return-Style Fuel Pressure Regulators for Low-Pressure Fuel Systems

Back in the day, low-pressure fuel delivery systems were the norm. As carburetors evolved and fuel injection came into play, fuel pressures increased and low-pressure systems became common. However, low-pressure fuel […]

Infographic: Tire Rotation Patterns for Different Drivetrain Configurations
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Infographic: Tire Rotation Patterns for Different Drivetrain Configurations

Your vehicle’s four tires don’t wear evenly. This happens because the front of your vehicle typically weighs more than the rear, and because your front tires turn while your rear […]

Video: How to Pressure Test Your Hose Assembly
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Video: How to Pressure Test Your Hose Assembly

Congratulations — you’ve created custom hose assembly for your vehicle. Automotive plumbing 101 says that before you go through the trouble of installing your new hose assembly, you’ll want to pressure-test […]

Monday Mailbag: Correcting Speedometer Gears for Accurate MPH Readings
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Monday Mailbag: Correcting Speedometer Gears for Accurate MPH Readings

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 helping a reader find the correct speedometer gears […]

How-To: Customizing Your Valve Covers to Create Something That Fits Your Style
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How-To: Customizing Your Valve Covers to Create Something That Fits Your Style

Visit enough car shows and you’ll begin to see certain styling trends under the hoods of your favorite vehicles. We’ve all seen chrome, and billet, and more recently, the racy […]

Battery Mounting Tips: How to Mount Your Battery for Optimal Safety and Track Performance
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Battery Mounting Tips: How to Mount Your Battery for Optimal Safety and Track Performance

Few of us give consideration to how and why battery mounting can be used as an advantage. We know that the majority of drag cars and many street/strip machines have […]

Monday Mailbag: Taking a 1970 Mustang into the 9s at the Track
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Monday Mailbag: Taking a 1970 Mustang into the 9s at the Track

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 helping a reader take his ’70 Mustang into […]

Monday Mailbag: How Tire Size Affects Your Engine RPM
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Monday Mailbag: How Tire Size Affects Your Engine RPM

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 the relationship between tire size […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Upgrade the Capacity of Your Existing Shop Compressor
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Upgrade the Capacity of Your Existing Shop Compressor

This is a little different question but maybe you can help me with it. I have a small oil-free, 115-volt air compressor with a 20 gallon tank. It will make […]

Paint and Park: Bringing a Floor Back from the Dead with Rust-Oleum Epoxy Shield Garage Floor Coating
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Paint and Park: Bringing a Floor Back from the Dead with Rust-Oleum Epoxy Shield Garage Floor Coating

Up until recently, our at-home car projects have been at the mercy of Mother Nature. Tired of working in dirt and snow, the decision was made to search for new digs […]