Category Archive: Pics & Flicks

Apr 15 2014

Video: How to Choose a Rocker Arm Mounting Style

Which rocker arm mounting system is best for your application? You’ll find out by watching this five-minute Summit Racing Quick Flicks video. In it, the Summit Racing crew will explain the difference between pedestal-mount rocker arms versus stud-mount rocker arms versus shaft-mount rocker arm systems. Click play and learn the difference!    

Apr 09 2014

She’s No Lemon: Bob Lemon’s 1965 Plymouth Satellite

Hanging out at his local dragstrip in greater Detroit, he was a just a boy with a dream. The 1964 Plymouth Belvedere had just broke onto the scene, and Bob Lemon wanted one. “This is back when Mopar dominated the dragstrip,” he said. “Back then, there was no such thing as leasing. We had to …

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Mar 27 2014

Photo Gallery: Cops & Rodders Show — Kennesaw, GA

  The busiest automotive photographer in the Peach State was once again a man about town this past weekend, this time pointing his camera at the many great cars and trucks taking part in the Blue Knights Cops & Rodders car show in Kennesaw, GA—a Special Olympics fundraiser. Once again, we thank Brian Kreuser for …

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Mar 25 2014

Video: Stock Control Arms vs. Tubular Control Arms: Which is Right for Your Ride?

Thinking about upgrading your suspension? Watch this Summit Racing Quick Flicks video and learn the basic differences between stock OEM control arms and aftermarket tubular control arms for your car or truck’s front suspension. The Summit Racing crew will go over the differences in control arm design and explain the benefits of upgrading to tubular …

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Mar 19 2014

Photo Gallery: Piston-Powered Autorama – Cleveland 2014

  The Piston-Powered Autorama rolled through Cleveland, OH this past weekend and we were there with our cameras. There were way more cars and trucks than our team could shoot in one day but we tried hard. Check out some of our favorites by scrolling through the above slideshow.    

Mar 19 2014

Video: Cylinder Head Bolts vs. Cylinder Head Studs

Learn the basic differences between cylinder head bolts and cylinder head studs and how to decide which is better for your vehicle by watching this Summit Racing Quick Flicks video. The Summit Racing crew will also give you tips for properly installing your cylinder head fasteners. Check it out:    

Mar 18 2014

Updated (4/3/2014): 7 ‘Vettes Out, 1 To Go at National Corvette Museum…See Before and After Pics Here!

Eight Corvettes may have fallen through the floor at the National Corvette Museum, but overall interest in the museum has gone through the roof. Since a well-publicized sinkhole swallowed eight Corvettes on February 12, the museum has seen a pronounced spike in traffic. According to Deb Eaton, guest services manager for the museum, February 13 …

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Mar 15 2014

Photo Gallery: 2014 Pedal Car Challenge — Detroit Autorama

Check out some of the custom pedal cars spotted at the 2014 Detroit Autorama. The Genuine Hotrod Hardware Pedal Car Challenge takes place at select Autorama, World of Wheels, and Cavalcade of Customs shows, which are part of the Summit Racing Show Car Series indoor car show circuit. Pedal cars were donated by Genuine Hotrod Hardware, a …

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Mar 14 2014

‘Need for Speed’: An Inside Look at the Latest Racing Movie

  It’s a small wonder it took movie makers so long to get here. Maverick and Goose felt the need for speed in “Top Gun” in 1986. Then, eight years later, the rest of us did after Electronic Arts launched the first Need for Speed video game in 1994, which—now 20 years and 20 titles later—is …

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