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Fuel Pump Finder: How to Choose the Right Performance Fuel Pump
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Fuel Pump Finder: How to Choose the Right Performance Fuel Pump

“Which size fuel pump do I need?” According to the Summit Racing technical department, it’s one of the most common questions they hear. It’s not about the physical size of […]

Quick Tech: The Great Holley and Hooker LS Swap Guide
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Quick Tech: The Great Holley and Hooker LS Swap Guide

Thinking about swapping an LS engine into an early Camaro or Nova? It’s not exactly like fitting the proverbial square peg into a round hole, but you will need to […]

Weight Plan (Part 2): How to Properly Place Ballast for Drag Racing
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Weight Plan (Part 2): How to Properly Place Ballast for Drag Racing

Plenty of racers use ballast to meet specific class weight breaks. Clever racers use the ballast as a tool to effectively tune the car too. As we covered in Weight […]

Chevy Shafts 101: A Basic Guide to Choosing a Chevy Crankshaft
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Chevy Shafts 101: A Basic Guide to Choosing a Chevy Crankshaft

The crankshaft is the backbone of any Mouse or Rat. Without a good, strong crankshaft, your high performance Chevy engine (or any engine, for that matter) risks catastrophic injury. Whether you’re […]

Monday Mailbag: How Rocker Ratio Affects Performance
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Monday Mailbag: How Rocker Ratio Affects Performance

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—Mondays, when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re examining how changing rocker arm ratio can help performance. T.Y. […]

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Figure Four: A Guide to Tuning Your Four-Link Suspension System

Over the years, drag racers with door cars have gone through all sorts of suspension arrangements. Lift bars, slapper bars, Super Stock springs, leaf links, ladder bars, three-links, four-links, and […]

The Low VOC Lowdown: The DIYer’s Guide to Low VOC Automotive Paint
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The Low VOC Lowdown: The DIYer’s Guide to Low VOC Automotive Paint

What’s the latest trend in automotive paint? Green. Not the color green, necessarily. We’re talking “green” as in environmentally friendly automotive paints. These are paints that meet environmental regulations for […]

Video: Getting the Water Out with a Diesel Fuel Air / Water Separator
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Video: Getting the Water Out with a Diesel Fuel Air / Water Separator

Getting water in your fuel system is never a good thing. And when water gets into a diesel fuel system, it can lead to microbial growth and bio-degradation of the diesel. […]

12 Common Car Detailing Mistakes—and Why You Should Avoid Them at All Costs!
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12 Common Car Detailing Mistakes—and Why You Should Avoid Them at All Costs!

We don’t want to be “that guy.” You know the one—the guy who constantly tells you how to do your job (or how “you’re not doing it right.”) So please […]

Alt Text: 5 Things You Should Know Before Using a High-Output Alternator
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Alt Text: 5 Things You Should Know Before Using a High-Output Alternator

So you’re considering swapping out your stock alternator. There are plenty of good reasons to make the leap to a high-output alternator, but you’ll need to do a little bit of […]