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Next go on the Quick Time bellhousing and clutch fork as well. The pilot bushing is from Ford Racing.
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Factory Five/Summit Racing Mk4 Build (Part 3): Engine and Drivetrain

There’s usually at least one thing missing from a kit project: the engine. While Factory Five supplies most of what’s needed to complete the Mk4 roadster, getting it running on […]

Video: Chambered vs. Straight-Through Mufflers (and Turbo-Style, Too!)
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Video: Chambered vs. Straight-Through Mufflers (and Turbo-Style, Too!)

Choosing a muffler for your vehicle is almost like picking a soundtrack for your driving adventures. Do you want a low-pitched growl, a raspy exhaust tone, or just an all-out […]

Mailbag: Rocker Arm Ratio…What Does it Mean?
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Mailbag: Rocker Arm Ratio…What Does it Mean?

Got questions?  We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re covering rocker arm ratio and how it affects performance. S.B. • Atlanta, GA […]

Video: Lock-Up Torque Converters 101
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Video: Lock-Up Torque Converters 101

This video covers the fundamental differences between lock-up and non lock-up torque converters, including a breakdown of the anatomy of a lock-up torque converter, and the advantages of using one. […]

Mailbag: Making Mileage Count
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Mailbag: Making Mileage Count

Got questions?  We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’ll show you some tricks for getting better gas mileage this holiday season–and all […]

Closer Look: Percy’s Adjust-a-Jet Metering Plate
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Closer Look: Percy’s Adjust-a-Jet Metering Plate

Remove fuel bowl, swap out jets, replace fuel bowl, start car, and test. Remove fuel bowl again, swap out jets again, replace fuel bowl, start car, and test again. Remove […]

Video: How to Choose a Camshaft for Ford 5.0L
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Video: How to Choose a Camshaft for Ford 5.0L

In this 15-minute Quick Flicks video, the gang at Summit Racing takes the guesswork out of choosing a camshaft for your Ford 5.0L, providing some general guidelines for choosing a cam […]

Monday Mailbag: A Grand Plan for Boosting a Small Chevy
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Monday Mailbag: A Grand Plan for Boosting a Small Chevy

Got questions?  We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we offer up some budget performance upgrades for an HO 305 engine. […]

Heat Advisory: Spark Plug Heat Range and What You Need to Know
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Heat Advisory: Spark Plug Heat Range and What You Need to Know

The spark plug is the Rodney Dangerfield of the hot rodding universe. It gets no respect—or at least very little. As performance enthusiasts, we tend to focus on power builders […]

Factory Five/Summit Racing Mk4 Build (Part 2): Rear Suspension
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Factory Five/Summit Racing Mk4 Build (Part 2): Rear Suspension

In our first installment on Summit Racing’s Cobra Project, we covered in general the scope of the buildup, and then got down to the details on installing the front suspension […]