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The finished product. And thanks to Summit Racing’s Factory Five Combos, you can duplicate our Mk4 right down to the Viper Red paint stripes. Want to build one differently? That’s the beauty of getting your parts at Summit Racing—you can build a Factory Five Mk4 just about any way you want. After all, it’s your car!
Tech / Tech Projects

Factory Five/Summit Racing Mk4 Build (Part 5): Finishing the Interior and Other Details

Some say a project car is never done, since you can always add something else to enhance its style or performance. But in the case of our Summit Racing/Factory Five […]

Racer Confidential (Part 1): Race Preparation Secrets from the Pros
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Racer Confidential (Part 1): Race Preparation Secrets from the Pros

How does Warren Johnson seem to squeeze every last ounce of power from his engines? What is the secret to Greg Anderson’s consistency race in and race out? Those are […]

A Quick Guide to Wheel/Tire Sizing for Late-Model Mustangs
Tech / Tech Articles

A Quick Guide to Wheel/Tire Sizing for Late-Model Mustangs

Aftermarket wheels and tires have always been popular upgrades for performance enthusiasts. For late-model owners, a wheel/tire swap is often the very first upgrade because it won’t void the factory warranty yet can […]

Video: How to Tune Your Holley-Style Carburetor Inlet Circuit
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Video: How to Tune Your Holley-Style Carburetor Inlet Circuit

This is the first in a series of videos that will teach you how to effectively tune your carburetor. In this 15-minute video, the tech experts at Summit Racing will […]

Video: An Introduction to Electric Fans
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Video: An Introduction to Electric Fans

Learn some of the basics of electric fans, and why installing a pusher fan, puller fan, or reversible electric fan might help you achieve the engine performance you seek. In […]

Monday Mailbag: Fuel Cells vs. Fuel Tanks
Q&A / Tech

Monday Mailbag: Fuel Cells vs. Fuel Tanks

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we discuss the basics of compression and how it relates to your fuel octane. […]

Basic Maintenance Series: Choosing the Right Motor Oil for Your Vehicle
Tech / Tech Articles

Basic Maintenance Series: Choosing the Right Motor Oil for Your Vehicle

Motor oil comes in many varieties. Whether you change your own oil or leave it to someone else, you’re likely going to be presented with a few different options. These […]

An Introduction to Carburetor Jetting for Four-Stroke Dirt Bikes
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An Introduction to Carburetor Jetting for Four-Stroke Dirt Bikes

Let’s get something straight right away. If someone is giving you one-size-fits-all carburetor jetting specs, it is best to use them as merely a baseline and not as gospel. Unless […]

Video: Monotube vs. Twin Tube Shocks
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Video: Monotube vs. Twin Tube Shocks

Learn the basic differences between monotube and twin tube shocks, and why you should choose one or the other based on the ride feel you want in your vehicle—all by […]

Blower Basics (Part 3): Recommended Upgrades, Mods & Tuning
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Blower Basics (Part 3): Recommended Upgrades, Mods & Tuning

In Blower Basics (Part 1), we debunked the myth that a supercharger is an exotic upgrade. We even gave you basic boost and compression ratio guidelines for safely adding a supercharger to […]