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Auto Detailing 101: Chemical Guys Flowchart for Proper Car Detailing (with Video)

Ever wonder whether you should apply wax or sealant first? Or whether using a spray wax provides any type of benefit after applying a Carnauba wax? The Chemical Guys have […]

Quick Tech: 6 Most Common Questions About Auto-Air Colors Candy-Pearl Paint
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Quick Tech: 6 Most Common Questions About Auto-Air Colors Candy-Pearl Paint

Water-based paints are no longer new; yet, many DIY automotive painters still shy away from it. That hasn’t stopped Auto Air Colors from going all-in on water-based paints. A top […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Optimizing Gear Ratio for Overdrive at Cruising Speeds
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Optimizing Gear Ratio for Overdrive at Cruising Speeds

I have a ’72 Chevelle and I am planning for either a 700R4 or maybe a 4L60E. The car right now has a mild big-block 454 and I’m looking to […]

Monday Mailbag: Proper Intake Gasket Installation Sequence for Chrysler 440 Engines
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Monday Mailbag: Proper Intake Gasket Installation Sequence for Chrysler 440 Engines

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers — Mondays, when we work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Monday Mailbag, we tell you how […]

On the ground with the coilovers in place you can easily see one other required modification when running the RideTech 4-link rear suspension; the stock rear tailpipes will no longer fit and there isn’t much hope of routing customs ones either. The best options are side exit exhaust, turn downs off the mufflers, or you could follow our plan and route the tail pipes under the housing. Ground clearance will not be an issue, we just have to determine clearance for travel.
Tech / Tech Projects

Surefooted Steed: Adding a RideTech Coilover Suspension System to Our ’68 Mustang

  In the real world, sometimes life and unforeseen issues cause a project to get off course and backburnered for a bit. It’s probably happened to you, and it happened […]

Monday Mailbag: Solving Sluggish Engine Performance After Carb Secondaries Open
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Monday Mailbag: Solving Sluggish Engine Performance After Carb Secondaries Open

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers — Mondays, when we work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Monday Mailbag, we help a reader […]

Spray Painting 101: How to Improve Your Spray-Painting Technique
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Spray Painting 101: How to Improve Your Spray-Painting Technique

“Painting is not magic,” said paint and body expert Kevin Tetz. “It’s not voodoo. It’s not a gift. It’s an acquired skill.” In the video below, you’ll find Tetz, creator of […]

LS engines use MLS (Multi-Layered Steel) head gaskets, which provide better sealing than traditional gaskets, especially with power adders. We used new Fel-Pro gaskets.
Tech / Videos & Galleries

Video: Head Gasket Material and Surface Finish — and How They Relate

Head gaskets are available in a variety of materials, and the type of head gasket material you choose for your engine should be influenced by the surface finishes of your […]

Monday Mailbag: How to Adjust Your TV Cable to Correct Improper Shifting on a 700R-4 Transmission
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Monday Mailbag: How to Adjust Your TV Cable to Correct Improper Shifting on a 700R-4 Transmission

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers — Mondays, when we work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Monday Mailbag, we tell you how […]

Carburetor Basics 101: A Quick Overview of Primary and Secondary Barrels for Street or Race Applications
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Carburetor Basics 101: A Quick Overview of Primary and Secondary Barrels for Street or Race Applications

There is much to consider when choosing a carburetor for your vehicle. Airflow, choke style, and even the physical height of your carburetor will come into play. But what about […]