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Monday Mailbag (Tuesday Edition): Camshaft Powerband and How it Should Relate to Other Components
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Monday Mailbag (Tuesday Edition): Camshaft Powerband and How it Should Relate to Other Components

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 (a day late), we’re exploring ways to lower […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: The Truth Behind Torque-to-Yield Fasteners and Torque Angle Fastening
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: The Truth Behind Torque-to-Yield Fasteners and Torque Angle Fastening

What’s the difference between a torque-to-yield bolt and a torque-angle bolt? I see these bolts used with newer engines. Are they the same thing? I’ve also heard that you’re not […]

Monday Mailbag: Ford Cleveland 2V vs. 4V Cylinder Heads
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Monday Mailbag: Ford Cleveland 2V vs. 4V Cylinder Heads

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 taking a closer look at 351 Cleveland […]

Monday Mailbag: Why Has My Cam Swap Caused Oil Pressure Loss?
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Monday Mailbag: Why Has My Cam Swap Caused Oil Pressure Loss?

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 diagnosing oil pressure loss. Q: I have a Chevy […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Tuning Tips for Edelbrock 2×4 Carb Setup on a Small-Block Chevy

I have an Edelbrock 2×4 setup using the 500 cfm Endurashine carburetors for my 383ci small-block Chevy that I’m putting in a ’53 Chevy hot rod pickup. In a month […]

Monday Mailbag: Troubleshooting Distributor Cap Meltdowns
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Monday Mailbag: Troubleshooting Distributor Cap Meltdowns

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 distributor cap meltdowns. Q: I have a […]

Monday Mailbag: Setting Performance Goals for a Chevy 283
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Monday Mailbag: Setting Performance Goals for a Chevy 283

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 reasonable options for building […]

This is the photo of the cap that W.D sent us with his question. Notice the dark iron oxide area on the inside of the cap. Our guess is that the inside of his rotor was absolutely filled with this stuff. Also notice the whitish aluminum oxide deposits on the spark plug wire terminals. That’s not good.
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: What Causes Distributor Cap Corrosion and Deposits (and How Can You Avoid Them)?

I was working on my engine the other day when I pulled the distributor cap and noticed what looked like grease around the inside of the cap. But what really […]

Monday Mailbag: Setting Up a Brand New Carburetor for Optimum Performance
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Monday Mailbag: Setting Up a Brand New Carburetor for Optimum Performance

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 how to set up a new […]

Monday Mailbag: How to Adapt Braided AN Line to an Aftermarket Transmission Cooler
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Monday Mailbag: How to Adapt Braided AN Line to an Aftermarket Transmission Cooler

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 choosing the right fittings to adapt braided […]