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Oil Pans 101: Comparing Steel vs. Aluminum Oil Pans

Editor’s Note: Author Jeff Behuniak is with Canton Racing Products, a company that specializes in manufacturing oiling and cooling products for racing applications, including oil pans. … A lot of people […]

Quick Tech: 6 Most Common Questions About Auto-Air Colors Candy-Pearl Paint
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Quick Tech: 6 Most Common Questions About Auto-Air Colors Candy-Pearl Paint

Water-based paints are no longer new; yet, many DIY automotive painters still shy away from it. That hasn’t stopped Auto Air Colors from going all-in on water-based paints. A top […]

Monday Mailbag: Solving Sluggish Engine Performance After Carb Secondaries Open
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Monday Mailbag: Solving Sluggish Engine Performance After Carb Secondaries Open

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers — Mondays, when we work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Monday Mailbag, we help a reader […]

Carburetor Basics 101: A Quick Overview of Primary and Secondary Barrels for Street or Race Applications
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Carburetor Basics 101: A Quick Overview of Primary and Secondary Barrels for Street or Race Applications

There is much to consider when choosing a carburetor for your vehicle. Airflow, choke style, and even the physical height of your carburetor will come into play. But what about […]

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Tune the Idle Speed on a Self-Learning EFI System
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Tune the Idle Speed on a Self-Learning EFI System

I recently bought a FiTech Go EFI fuel injection system for my big-block Chevelle. The engine is a 468ci big-block with a mild hydraulic roller cam, a TH400, a warmed-over […]

A Quick Guide to Carburetor Heights (and Why They’re Important)
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A Quick Guide to Carburetor Heights (and Why They’re Important)

When it comes to choosing a carburetor, there are lots of things to consider: airflow, choke style, and secondary type, to name a few. But what about the physical height of the […]

6 Brake Rotor Myths Debunked
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6 Brake Rotor Myths Debunked

It’s time to debunk some brake rotor myths. Myths that, on the surface, seem to make sense in many cases. But ultimately, believing these myths won’t resolve actual brake system problems. […]

Chemistry 101: Exploring Rust Removal and Prevention Options for Your Resto Project
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Chemistry 101: Exploring Rust Removal and Prevention Options for Your Resto Project

Rust is the archenemy of any restoration project. Fortunately, the aftermarket has developed some very effective products for battling rust. In this post, we’ll inform you about of these rust-battling options and […]

Volumetric Efficiency and What it Means to Performance
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Volumetric Efficiency and What it Means to Performance

Volumetric efficiency is a term that’s tossed around quite a bit when talking about internal combustion engines. However, surprisingly few people understand what volumetric efficiency is and how it actually affects […]

Video: Choosing the Best Exhaust System for Your Car or Truck
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Video: Choosing the Best Exhaust System for Your Car or Truck

The trick to successfully installing an aftermarket exhaust system isn’t just about your tech expertise or wrenching abilities. Many times, the most crucial step is simply selecting the right exhaust system during […]