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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Rotor Phasing and How it Relates to Aftermarket EFI Systems
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Rotor Phasing and How it Relates to Aftermarket EFI Systems

If I’m using timing control on my FiTech EFI, why do I need to buy the adjustable MSD rotor? Can’t I just lock out the distributor and then ensure the […]

Monday Mailbag: Installing a FiTech GoStreet EFI on a Pontiac 400
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Monday Mailbag: Installing a FiTech GoStreet EFI on a Pontiac 400

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 providing tips for installing a FiTech EFI system […]

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 […]

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 […]

Monday Mailbag: The Importance of Matching Camshaft and Cylinder Head Size
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Monday Mailbag: The Importance of Matching Camshaft and Cylinder Head Size

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 a bigger […]

This is a cam and crank gear layout just to put all this gear talk into perspective. The cam gear (top) will always have twice as many teeth as the crank gear (bottom) so that the cam spins at half engine speed.
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Choosing an Optimal Camshaft and Ignition Timing for Double Hump Heads

This is directed to Jeff Smith – great article on ignition timing.  I have a few questions.   My problem is I can’t seem to get the timing right with either the initial or […]

Monday Mailbag: Converting a V6 S-10 Blazer to a Small Block Chevy
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Monday Mailbag: Converting a V6 S-10 Blazer to a Small Block Chevy

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 discussing a Chevy S-10 V8 engine swap. […]

Monday Mailbag: Why Won’t My Trans-Brake Engage? (and Other Transmission-Related Questions)
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Monday Mailbag: Why Won’t My Trans-Brake Engage? (and Other Transmission-Related Questions)

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 trans-brake and torque converter issues. […]