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Weight Training: Everything You Need to Know About Race Car Weight Distribution and Scales
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Weight Training: Everything You Need to Know About Race Car Weight Distribution and Scales

All things being equal, a lightweight race car will always be quicker and faster than a heavy one. But even if you can’t take pounds out of the car, it’s […]

Infographic: Cylinder Head Torque Sequences for Chrysler V8 & V10 Engines
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Infographic: Cylinder Head Torque Sequences for Chrysler V8 & V10 Engines

While torque specifications can vary among fastener brands and lubricants, cylinder head torque sequences tend to remain constant for each individual engine. OnAllCylinders has been rolling out a series of […]

A Quick Guide to Diagnosing 10 Common Steering Issues
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A Quick Guide to Diagnosing 10 Common Steering Issues

Sloppy steering giving you fits? Before you curse your steering system, you need to pinpoint the actual cause of problem. Poor steering may actually be the result of suspension system issues, […]

Turbos 101: Examining the Fundamentals of Turbocharging
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Turbos 101: Examining the Fundamentals of Turbocharging

In the United States, OEMs are turning to turbocharging as a method to downsize engine displacement and increase fuel economy. At the other end of the spectrum, those in charge […]

Fuel Pump Tech: Brushed vs. Brushless DC Motors
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Fuel Pump Tech: Brushed vs. Brushless DC Motors

If you’ve ever been in the market for a new fuel pump, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about “brushed” and “brushless motors.” But hearing about them and knowing about them […]

High Voltage, Please: 7 Factors That May Necessitate More Voltage to Your Spark Plugs
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High Voltage, Please: 7 Factors That May Necessitate More Voltage to Your Spark Plugs

Do you have enough voltage reaching your spark plugs? The voltage required to light your plugs is constantly changing and can range from 5,000 volts to 40,000 volts and higher, […]

Hub Centric Hubbub: The Argument For — and Against — Using Hub Centric Rings with Your Wheels
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Hub Centric Hubbub: The Argument For — and Against — Using Hub Centric Rings with Your Wheels

Depending on who you believe, hub centric rings are either: A) essential to the performance and longevity of your wheels, or B) a scam created by the wheel industry to […]

Losing Your Cool: 9 Cooling System Myths and Mistakes — and Why to Avoid Them!
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Losing Your Cool: 9 Cooling System Myths and Mistakes — and Why to Avoid Them!

There are many myths and misconceptions about engine cooling, but the truth is your engine’s cooling system must perform a balancing act. It needs to extract enough heat to keep your engine happy, […]

Cast System: An Inside Look at Edelbrock’s Foundry and Casting Techniques
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Cast System: An Inside Look at Edelbrock’s Foundry and Casting Techniques

  Running 6.80s at nearly 210 miles-per-hour, today’s 275mm drag radial door-slammers incinerate the quarter-mile thanks to obscene levels of airflow and grip. Producing close to six horsepower per cubic-inch […]

Drag Slicks and Traction: Why Bigger Isn’t Always Better When it Comes to Slicks
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Drag Slicks and Traction: Why Bigger Isn’t Always Better When it Comes to Slicks

In the last issue, we wrote about how to stuff larger tires inside your ride. While that article focused on filling up existing wheel wells with larger rubber, it also brought […]