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Monday Mailbag: Tracking Down Common Causes of Sluggish Engine Response
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Monday Mailbag: Tracking Down Common Causes of Sluggish Engine Response

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 diagnosing common causes for sluggish engine […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Waking a Stock Small Block with Simple Bolt-Ons
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Waking a Stock Small Block with Simple Bolt-Ons

I have a 302-cubic-inch small block Ford engine that I’ve inherited from a friend. It’s an older carbureted engine that I think is stock – it still has a 2-barrel carburetor. […]

Monday Mailbag: Choosing a Transmission and Torque Converter for Racing
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Monday Mailbag: Choosing a Transmission and Torque Converter for Racing

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 transmission and converter options for […]

Monday Mailbag: A Basic Introduction to Ignition Timing
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Monday Mailbag: A Basic Introduction to Ignition Timing

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 going back to basics with a look at […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How and Why Camshaft Manufacturers Grind Advance Into Camshafts
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How and Why Camshaft Manufacturers Grind Advance Into Camshafts

I’ve read something about camshafts that some cam companies grind advance into the camshaft. I thought that you could only advance the cam once it was installed in the engine? […]

Monday Mailbag: Properly Installing Battery Disconnect Switches
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Monday Mailbag: Properly Installing Battery Disconnect Switches

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 talking about properly installing a new battery […]

Monday Mailbag: Understanding Internal Balance vs. External Balance Chevy Flexplates
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Monday Mailbag: Understanding Internal Balance vs. External Balance Chevy Flexplates

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 small block Chevy flexplates. Q: The 350 […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Can I Use a Big Block Oil Pump on a Small Block Chevy?
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Can I Use a Big Block Oil Pump on a Small Block Chevy?

A friend of mine suggested using a big-block oil pump on my small-block Chevy in order to get smoother flow and more volume with a stock volume pump? Will that […]

Monday Mailbag: X303 or E303 — Considering Valve Clearance When Selecting a Ford Cam
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Monday Mailbag: X303 or E303 — Considering Valve Clearance When Selecting a Ford Cam

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 giving cam advice for an older Ford […]

Monday Mailbag: The Mystery of the 4,000 RPM Power Drop-Off
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Monday Mailbag: The Mystery of the 4,000 RPM Power Drop-Off

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 tracking down power loss above 4,000 rpm. […]