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Monday Mailbag: Understanding Compression Ratios and Cylinder Pressure
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Monday Mailbag: Understanding Compression Ratios and Cylinder Pressure

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 exploring the relationship between engine compression ratios […]

Monday Mailbag: Upgrading Your Rear Axle for More Horsepower
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Monday Mailbag: Upgrading Your Rear Axle for More Horsepower

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 outfitting an ’89 Camaro with a […]

Monday Mailbag: Troubleshooting Ignition Timing on Dual-Carb, Supercharged 355 Chevy
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Monday Mailbag: Troubleshooting Ignition Timing on Dual-Carb, Supercharged 355 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 troubleshooting ignition timing problems in a supercharged […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Choose (or Build Your Own) PCV System to Control Oil Vapor
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Choose (or Build Your Own) PCV System to Control Oil Vapor

I have a 472-cubic-inch engine in my ’69 Cadillac and I have a problem with oil vapor covering my nice new aluminum valve covers. I had a PCV valve on the […]

Monday Mailbag: How to Install a Standpipe on an AN Fitting
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Monday Mailbag: How to Install a Standpipe on an AN Fitting

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 finding ways to install a standpipe fitting. […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Vacuum Advance and How it Relates to Part-Throttle Timing
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Vacuum Advance and How it Relates to Part-Throttle Timing

Our tech column seems to be gathering quite a following of guys who want to know more about their cars and engines. One reader posted a comment (below) in response […]

Monday Mailbag: How to Choose Motor Mounts for an Early Small Block Chevy
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Monday Mailbag: How to Choose Motor Mounts for an Early 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 looking at different motor mount options […]

Monday Mailbag: How to Cure Spark Plug Fouling During Idle
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Monday Mailbag: How to Cure Spark Plug Fouling During Idle

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 trying to cure a plug fouling […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Converting a Draw-Through Carburetor to Blow-Through
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Converting a Draw-Through Carburetor to Blow-Through

I have a 850 Mighty Demon carb marked BC 56. The carb is designed for use with a Roots or draw-thru supercharger. I want to use it for blow-through using a […]

Monday Mailbag: Checking Hydraulic Lifter Preload with Non-Adjustable Rockers
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Monday Mailbag: Checking Hydraulic Lifter Preload with Non-Adjustable Rockers

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 the importance of lifter preload. […]