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Monday Mailbag: Converting a Race Engine to Pump Gas
Q&A / Tech

Monday Mailbag: Converting a Race Engine to Pump Gas

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we help convert a race engine into a pump gas street motor. […]

565 To Go: How Summit Racing’s 565 Big Block Anvil Came Together
Tech / Tech Articles

565 To Go: How Summit Racing’s 565 Big Block Anvil Came Together

Drag racers can be a discontented bunch. If a car is quick, it’s still not quick enough. Running five miles-per-hour faster is cool, but a couple more would be cooler yet. […]

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How Tos / PowerSports / Tech

How to Maintain Your Dirt Bike’s Cooling System

For optimum engine performance and longevity, it’s imperative that you maintain the health of your dirt bike’s cooling system. Mostly, that means maintaining your radiator and constantly checking your fluid […]

The Practical Guy’s Guide to Muscle Car Handling
How Tos / Tech

The Practical Guy’s Guide to Muscle Car Handling

For the average hot rod enthusiast, budget comes into play in a big way. We can’t spend the mortgage payment on a truck load of car parts, so we either […]

Video: H-Beam vs. I-Beam Connecting Rods
Parts / Q&A / Videos & Galleries

Video: H-Beam vs. I-Beam Connecting Rods

What are the differences between I-beam and H-beam connecting rods? Learn why lighter-weight I-beam rods are perfect for high-rpm applications and why heavier H-beam rods are better suited for high-horsepower, […]

Monday Mailbag: Slick Questions
Q&A

Monday Mailbag: Slick Questions

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re talking drag radials vs. slicks.                              S.B. • Alamosa, CO Q: I […]

Body Basics II: A Guide to Mopar Body Codes
Tech / Tech Articles

Body Basics II: A Guide to Mopar Body Codes

How about another serving of alphabet soup? Last week, we shared a chart containing common GM body codes. Now we’ll turn our attention to Mopar, which also uses a letter […]

The 557 big block looks impressive—but could it deliver the impressive power numbers Jason was looking for?
Tech / Tech Projects

Plan B 557: Jason Line and Summit Racing Build a 812HP Big Block

It started off innocently enough. Following a race in 2010, Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Pro Stock driver Jason Line bought a 1968 Biscayne station wagon as a side project and […]

Fan Club: How to Choose an Electric Fan in 4 Easy Steps
How Tos / Tech

Fan Club: How to Choose an Electric Fan in 4 Easy Steps

A couple weeks back, we asked the question: Mechanical vs. Electric Fans: Which is Best for Your Vehicle? If you’ve determined that an electric fan is the best choice for […]

Monday Mailbag: Reading Smoke Signals
How Tos / Q&A

Monday Mailbag: Reading Smoke Signals

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re helping a reader find the source of mysterious white smoke.   […]