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Monday Mailbag: What Causes My Engine to Shake After Cold Startup?
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Monday Mailbag: What Causes My Engine to Shake After Cold Startup?

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 fuel system problems on a […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: A Quick Guide to Engine Bearings
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: A Quick Guide to Engine Bearings

I am about to rebuild my first small block Chevy and I’ve been looking at parts and prices and noticed something. The bearing companies list several part numbers for things […]

Monday Mailbag: Choosing Fuel Lines for a Street Rod Build
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Monday Mailbag: Choosing Fuel Lines for a Street Rod Build

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 fuel line selection.  Q: […]

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Monday Mailbag: Using Rail vs. Non-Rail Rockers on Early Small Fords

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 examining valvetrain wear on a 1968 Ford […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Facts and Myths About Coolants and Coolant Additives
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Facts and Myths About Coolants and Coolant Additives

Now that the temperature is heating up and my engine seems to be running hotter, I’m reading all kinds of stuff on the internet about different coolants. I’ve also seen […]

Monday Mailbag: Choosing a Cam, Gear & Converter for Optimal Cruising Power
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Monday Mailbag: Choosing a Cam, Gear & Converter for Optimal Cruising Power

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 building cruising power with a new […]

Monday Mailbag: The Frugal Gearhead’s Guide to Determining a Car’s Weight
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Monday Mailbag: The Frugal Gearhead’s Guide to Determining a Car’s Weight

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 ways to determine a vehicle’s […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: A Step-by-Step Guide to Curing Engine Stumble
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: A Step-by-Step Guide to Curing Engine Stumble

I’ve got a Chevy small block 350 with a mild cam (I don’t know what the specs are – I bought the engine used), an Edelbrock Performer intake, Holley 750 […]

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 […]