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Big Tire Tech: How to Stuff the Back of Your Car with Big Tires
Tech / Tech Articles

Big Tire Tech: How to Stuff the Back of Your Car with Big Tires

Big back tires have always been the telltale sign of a true ground pounder. In some cars, it’s easy to stuff the back-end full of rubber without resorting to reconstructive surgery (tubs, moving […]

Ohio to Honor Drag Legends Arfons, Smith & Vanke with Special Historical Marker
Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

Ohio to Honor Drag Legends Arfons, Smith & Vanke with Special Historical Marker

During the early 1950s, the runway at Akron Fulton Airport in Akron, OH became the first National Hot Rod Association sanctioned drag race track east of the Mississippi. It was […]

Big tires, Summit dually simulators, towing mirrors, and clearance lights give the vintage pickup a big dose of big rig style.
Featured Vehicles / From the Summit Racing Catalog

Iron Man: Tony Pidala’s 1928 Ford Model A Truck

Sure, Tony Pidala can bend iron and steel at his will, but is he a superhero? The soft-spoken man has the vision of an artist and the courage to do […]

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1932 Ford Convertible
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Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1932 Ford Convertible

A parking lot is a parking lot is a parking lot—unless it’s the Summit Racing parking lot. On any given day or time, the lot outside a Summit Racing store […]

Lifter Logic: Essential Rules and Guidelines for Installing New Lifters
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Lifter Logic: Essential Rules and Guidelines for Installing New Lifters

Small parts have a big impact on engine performance. For example, a good set of lifters will deliver consistent valve timing and maximum power with good oil control. To achieve these […]

Buyer’s Guide: 10 Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Gearheads
Buyer's Guides / Parts

Buyer’s Guide: 10 Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Gearheads

Father’s Day 2016 is approaching fast, and at least some of you are doing that thing where we wait until we’re writing blog posts about Father’s Day gifts with only a few days to […]

Nate Peterson’s Street-Driven Pro Street Nova
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Nate Peterson’s Street-Driven Pro Street Nova

Nate Peterson hasn’t owned his Chevy Nova very long, but it’s already garnering attention. In fact, our readers and Summit Racing’s social media followers just voted it the Top May […]

Monday Mailbag: Tracking Down Causes of Full-Throttle Power Loss
Q&A / Tech

Monday Mailbag: Tracking Down Causes of Full-Throttle Power Loss

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 tracking down full-throttle power issues.  J.F. Middletown, NY […]

(Ron Capps, Steve Torrence, Greg Anderson, and Angelle Sampey celebrate victory Sunday at the NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, NJ. (Image/NHRA)
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NHRA Wrap-Up: Anderson Makes it 10 Straight for Team Summit; Sampey, Torrence & Capps Also Win in Englishtown

NHRA Pro Stock driver Greg Anderson extended Team Summit’s streak of EFI dominance to 10 consecutive wins Sunday after defeating teammate Jason Line in the final round of the NHRA […]

Infographic: Cylinder Head Torque Sequences and Installation Tips for GM L8 and V8 Engines
Tech / Tech Articles

Infographic: Cylinder Head Torque Sequences and Installation Tips for GM L8 and V8 Engines

Think your job involves a lot of stress? It likely pales in comparison to the job of a cylinder head fastener. With peak combustion pressures in excess of 1,500 psi […]